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These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Back to Basics: Fun Ideas for Kids Portraits

Photo by Kara Lamm<p>Getting kids to relax and have fun in front of the camera can be the trickiest part of taking kids’ portraits. They’re often either …

Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography

Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, but something every photographer should strive to learn more about, no matter …

17 Superb Self-Portraits by Millie Robertson

Millie Robertson is a 16-year-old photographer currently living in Yorkshire, England. She is mainly inspired by the music she listens to and the …

PhotoShelter Member Robin Moore: Why Beam Works for Me

Award-winning photographer Robin Moore says that he ” immediately liked Beam’s website design because of the strong emphasis on the images …

Dad Captures One Second Per Day of His Son’s First Year of Life

On July 9th, 2012, photographer Sam Cornwell of Hayling Island, England welcomed his son Indigo into the world and became a father for the first …

How to Adjust Black Levels in Lightroom to Create More Balanced Photographs

This video with Mark Wallace teaches you about innovative photography techniques, particularly with black and white levels. He uses an X-Rite …

Tutorials

The Phoblographer's Visual Introduction to Overpowering the Sun's Light For New Strobists - The Phoblographer

In the strobist community, we often hear about overpowering the sun. While the sun can deliver quite an insane amount of light, you can actually work …

How I Transitioned from Being a Hobbyist to Being a Pro Photographer

The transition from being a “hobbyist” to being a “professional” photographer was slow and seemed to creep up on me. I’ve been professional now for 6 …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Adorable Pictures of Girls by Elena Karagyozova

Photographer Elena Karagyozova is the proud mother of three wonderful girls through whom she discovered photography. Now taking photos is her way of …

Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

DIY: 35mm Film Slide Business Cards

Want to make some business cards for your photography business that stand out from among traditional cards? Try making some in the style of 35mm film …

Hacker Who Helped Expose Steubenville Could Get More Prison Time Than The 2 Convicted Rapists

A 26-year-old cybersecurity consultant who made the rape of a 16-year-old in Steubenville, Ohio a national outrage has been raided by the FBI, Mother Jones reports.<p>Deric Lostutter — previously known as KYAnonymous — identified himself in an exclusive interview to Mother Jones.<p>The young hacker now …

The Jarvie Window: Photographing Faces Through a Ring Flash

Check out the picture above. Pretty cool, huh? Well, to make photos like this you can use a special technique. It wasn’t invented by me, but by a Bay …

Creative Retouching Essentials eBook | Photography Ebooks

1<p>Amazing Retouching Tips<p>Our eBook will help you to get a clear understanding as to what tools you need to be familiar with, and what to do with them …

Tutorials

Last Minute Wedding Photography Tips

In the eleventh hour, your best friend who’s getting married is in tears.<p>The professional she hired to photograph her wedding bailed. You happen to …

Phottix's 16" Multi-Boom Will Make Tilting Your Softbox Simpler

Phottix has been known to make some very cool things. We reviewed their Odin TTL triggers a while ago and fell in love with them. But recently, they …

Creating The Photograph

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and</i> …

Which Light Modifier Do I Choose?

Silver Bounce Umbrella<p>How many of you out there are afraid of, or intimidated by off-camera lighting? Don’t be afraid to admit it; I was in that same …

Changing The Quality of Light Outdoors

Photo by Chris Gampat<p>I’ve talked about changing the qualities of light before in my post Understanding light: Intensity vs. Quality, but mostly in …

First Impressions: Dynalite's Various Lighting Products

Recently, I attended a photography event, This Is Studio Light, organized by my friend Scott Wyden and hosted by Dynalite. I am a big supporter of …

Review: ONA Camps Bay

This bag is by far the nicest looking bag I have ever seen or owned. A bag that looks this good is bound to have its trade offs and I assure you it …

Review: Yashica Electro 35 GSN (The Poor Man's Rangefinder)

The Yashica Electro 35 GSN is a rangefinder camera that I personally purchased and that has been a dear love of mine since for street photography. …

Review: Domke F-803 CAMERA SATCHEL - RUGGEDWEAR

More and more photographers are picking up mirrorles systems as either their main system or as backups to their main gear. Either way, if you pick up …

Review: Fujifilm 35mm f1.4 X (X Series Lens)

<i>Update: As of July 2013, Fujifilm continues to deliver firmware updates to this lens that have made it only better and better.</i><p>As one of the first …

Danny Santos II: From Street Photographer to Fashion Photographer

<i>All images in this piece are copyright of Danny Santos. Used with permission.</i><p>Chances are that you’ve seen the work of Danny Santos II–specifically …