Ali Gale

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How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

How to Overcome Bad Lighting and Bad Backgrounds as a Wedding Photographer

Bad light and a poor location can quickly derail a shoot. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These obstacles can be overcome through smart placement …

This Gigantic Tintype Camera Shoots the Analog Equivalent of Gigapixel Photos

Gigapixel photography is all the rage these days, as photographers all over the world compete to hold the record for “world’s largest photo,” but one …

Lenstag: A Free Online Gear Registry that Aims to End Camera and Lens Theft

Camera equipment has long been attractive to the eyes of thieves. After all, it’s generally portable, pricey, and a piece of cake to sell through …

How to Get Genuine Feedback On Your Photographs

When you start getting into photography, it's very easy to get swept up in the awesomeness and friendliness of the online photography community. …

Ingenious Concept Camera Splits into Two Pieces

A designated family photographer can easily be identified just by looking at pictures of common events and milestones. If you find someone oddly …

Exposure Stacking Tutorial in Adobe Photoshop

Exposure stacking is the process of taking multiple photos with different types of lighting and exposure settings, then blending them together into …

Tutorials

How to Create a Beam of Light in a Photo using Photoshop [Video Tutorial]

Have you ever wanted to create a beam of light in a photo using Photoshop? Me neither – but after watching this tutorial I think I’ve found a little …

Old Aerial Photographs May Hold the Key to Solving the Amelia Earhart Mystery

More than 75 years ago, aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared not far from the completion of her record-breaking attempt to circumnavigate the Earth at …

88 Amazing Photography Links That You Won't Want to Miss

With another terrific week in the world of photography passing us by, we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low in all corners …

How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear …

Review: Eye-Fi Mobi SDHC Card (16 GB)

Eye-Fi is a company that we’ve long loved here at The Phoblographer. They have evolved greatly as they originally let users upload images straight to …

Weekend Humor: iOS 7 Makes Siri Snarky About Your Photos

<b>Weekend Humor isn’t meant to be taken seriously. So don’t, ya rube.</b><p>The talk of the town this week was iOS 7, the latest installment in Apple’s mobile …

20 Lovely Portraits by Slavina Bahchevanova

Photography became a passion of Slavina Bahchevanova about five years ago when she started to photograph her children. She is a self-taught …

Free Photography eBook: Exposure Blending – The Complete Guide From Camera to Process

Landscape photographer and author Christopher O’Donnell recently released a free eBook on his exposure blending technique. Inside you’ll find that …

Improving Composition with Tonal Contrast

If you were to ask me for two ways that you could improve the composition of your photos, the first piece of advice I would give you is to keep the …

Lumu: An Ultra-Portable, Highly-Accurate, Versatile Smartphone Light Meter

Light meters are less common now than they used to be. Now that we can see our photos right after we’ve shot them and delete, adjust settings and …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

How to Take Cute Pictures of Kittens

Recently I had the joy of partaking in some photography for a pet rescue organisation. They asked me to take pictures of quite a few kittens and cats …

Adobe Photoshop CC Launches, Is Now Available for Download

Adobe officially launched Photoshop CC to the public today after announcing its major move to the cloud at its Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative</i> …

FocusTwist to Bring Lytro-style Refocus-able Photos to a Phone Near You

Lytro introduced refocus-able photos to the public when it unveiled the world’s first consumer light field camera back in October 2011. Since then, a …

Heartwarming Portraits of Pets and Their Loving Owners

Need a pick-me-up? Check out the project “Your Pet and You” by photographer Tobias Lang of Hamburg, Germany. The series is composed of beautiful …

An Animated History of Photography from Camera Obscura to Camera Phones

If you’ve never heard a basic overview of the history of photography, then this cute little animated video from TED-Ed is here for you. It covers …

Quick Tutorial on Removing Red Fill Light from Concert Photos in Lightroom

After posting a before-and-after of a concert photo she had taken and edited in Lightroom, photographer Kohl Murdock received several requests to …

Depositphotos – A Place to Buy and Sell Photos

Founded in 2009, Depositphotos (one of our sponsors) has quickly become one of the leading microstock agencies online. They offer users the ability …