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5 Awesome Photography Related YouTube Channels You Probably Don’t Know About

When it comes to Photography related YouTube channels, we’ve all probably heard of the big names; Kai Wong (formerly) of Digital Rev, Ted Forbes of …

Invitation to Open Beta Testing of ARS: Photography Feedback Platform Startup

Dear friend,I cordially invite you to the open beta of <b>ARS</b>, an innovative new photography feedback platform, that gives you real, unbiased feedback on …

3 Must-Have Apps For Black-And-White Photography

Black-and-white photography shouldn't be used only for aesthetic reasons, but for utilitarian purposes. By keeping ourselves from the distractions …

Lightroom

Batch Resize Photos With Photoshop’s Image Processor

Have you ever needed to resize a number of images and you painfully go through the process one photo at a time? You no longer need to suffer spending …

33 Inspirational Photography New Year’s Resolutions and Assignment Ideas

Dear friend,As the new year is coming up, here are some new years resolutions we can apply to our photography:London, NYC, Kyoto, Tokyo:See upcoming …

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

Street Photography Documentary

In this three part video series, filmmaker, Chris Weeks, and a team of his friends explore the lives of a handful of street photographers in hopes to …

How I Made a Homemade Ice Light for Less Than $30

The Ice Light is “a portable, dimmable, daylight balanced, continuous LED light source with a built in battery” that costs $450. In this post I will …

Architecture in Lower Manhattan

Manhattan

22 Tips for Creating Better Photographs When You Don’t Have a Clue

We've all been through this situation. You are in a place with so much going on, with a lot of people and activity. Your camera is in your hand, and …

The 52 Week Photography and Business Challenge

Remember when I wrote “Dear New Photographer…” a few months ago? One of the big points I emphasized was valuing your photography <i>and business</i> …

Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer Tao Liu Has an Eye for Peculiar Moments

Up until recently, Tao Liu was just an unknown water meter reader in China with an interest in photography. Then people started noticing his clever …

Getting Started With Low Key Portraiture

Most people take low key for granted, and think that one just needs to underexpose and all is set. The reality, however, is quite different. First of …

New Year's Resolutions for Photographers

Ball drops! Confetti! Staying up extra late!<p>The time has come to get started on those New Year Resolutions. But hey, no need to fear. Resolutions can …

Tips for Maintaining Creativity as a Photographer

As photographers it is pretty much in our job description to produce creative and inspiring work. If your income is based around photography then you …

Creativity

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Project info<p>Constructing Worlds brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us.<p>From the first skyscrapers in New York and decaying colonial structures in the Congo, to the glamorous …

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age - Barbican exhibition review by Sean Sheehan | LensCulture

Stephen Shore, in describing his work, once spoke of ‘showing people what they were not seeing.’ In these deceptively simple words, we can find a rationale for photography’s status as an art form.<p>Shore is just one of the 18 photographers whose work is on show at London’s Barbican as part of the …

A Photographer’s Guide to London: Part One

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” A cliche perhaps and what is not mentioned is how tiring London can be. That said, it is a …

A Photographer’s Guide to London: Part Two

In our last article, we took a look at the logistics of photographing in this busy, bustling city. Today we are going to take a look at some of the …

Street

Portraying Seattle’s homeless as people, not a problem<p>Seattle photographer Jesse Rogers knows that photographing homeless people is often …

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

Landscape Photography

Why Photography is Such a Fun Hobby

It’s a simple question. Why am I taking pictures? What’s so special about photography compared to other visual art forms?<p>I’m not writing this to give …

Using Composition to Create More Powerful Portraits

As part of my series on portrait photography, in this article, I will discuss composition, one of the most important aspects of creating a good …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Cyclist Captures New York Through the Eyes of a Bicycle

<i>New York Through the Eyes of a Road Bicycle</i> is a photo project by designer and photography enthusiast Tim Sklyarov that explores the city that never sleeps from the point of view of an urban cyclist. Everything from the iconic flashing lights of Times Square and bustling streets of the city to the …

Street photography masterclass - in pictures

Hit the streets with your camera - the award-winning photographer Antonio Olmos shares his tips for getting started. Street photography is right on your doorstep. The best way to increase your confidence is by stepping outside and giving it a try.

How to Make Basic Tonal Adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw

Adobe Camera Raw's Tonal Adjustments are are probably the most important and most widely-used features in ACR. These basic tonal adjustment include …