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Have Camera, Will Travel: Fifty Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World

You <i>could</i> go alone to New Zealand, Mexico, Cuba, or wherever your wanderlust takes you, and bring your camera along for the trip — hope to stumble …

7 Useful Post Ideas for Your Own Photography Blog

Once most photographers become serious about their craft — whether they are amateur, professional, or something in between — they usually start …

Interview with NYC Fashion Photography Duo Pony and Brett

Pony Lott and Brett Seamans are a fashion and editorial photography duo currently stationed in New York City. Their edgy style captures the …

So How Does Zenfolio Stack Up as a Place to Host your Photographs?

Presentation is king in photography, after all, what is the point of taking stunning images and then keeping them to yourself. A website should be …

The Magic of Photoshop’s Content Aware Tools (And Practical Examples of How to Use It)

Despite the fanfare over the introduction of content aware tools in Photoshop CS5, its predecessor, CS4 introduced the first real content aware tool …

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

When and How to Use a Monopod Instead of a Tripod

In George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm, the animals in question stated that four legs were better than two. In this article we are going to look …

How to Create Industrial Portraits in Harsh Sunlight

Blazing sun in the middle of the day is not the kind of light source that photographers dream of. The high, harsh light casts dark, unflattering …

In With The Old, Using the Daguerreotype Photography Process Today

In today’s digital world the art of photography is taking a serious hit. With the introduction of DSLR cameras and the instant gratification they …

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

Color Management

Using Complementary Colors to Make Your Photos Pop

Opposites attract. That’s what they say. Typically this saying refers to people. The quiet shy girl likes the talkative outgoing boy, the short man …

Lightroom 4&5 Preset Bundle

Professional photographer James Brandon spent the last few years developing 80 Lightroom presets that are included in this wide-ranging bundle …

Skateboard Photographer’s Goal to Take Photos All Over the World

Bringing your other interests to your photography can create a niche that makes your work stand out from the masses. Jonathan Mehring of Skateboarder …

Photography

5 Reasons Why Prime Lenses Are Better Than Zoom Lenses

The debate always rages between photographers – which is better: zoom lenses, or primes? In this video from, photographer Kai W, with the help of his …

Cityscape Timelapse Photography with an Amazing Mirrored Effect

Imagine taking timelapse videos of 5 major U.S. cities: Chicago, San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Now imagine taking these …

Three Tricks for Faking Depth of Field in Your Photos

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>There was a time when you’d want to stare at a photo for hours but couldn’t quite put your finger on <i>why</i>.<p>Then you …

The Best Tips & Tools for Freelance Photographers

<i>[Today’s guide comes from awesome photographer and Photojojo pal, Helena Price!]</i><p>Being a photographer is regarded as one of the coolest jobs on the …

The Smartphone Film Scanner:35mm film -> Digitized in a Snap

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>If you love 35mm, all your best memories are captured on film! And they’re just kinda stuck there. Until now…<p>Thanks …

The Latest in Photo App Hacks -- An App That Teaches Your Cat Photography & More!

Late at night, we slide on our headphones and furiously type a succession of zeros and ones. It's by the end of the first Prodigy track that we …

Five Ways to Get In with the Photo Community

<i>[Today’s guide comes from rad photographer and Photojojo buddy, Helena Price!]</i><p>If you’re a photographer or aspiring photographer-to-be, building …

Hello Sunshine! Meet the Pocket Reflector and Inkodye Photo Fabric Dye Kit

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>It’s summer! Time to make some photos with a little help from your pal, Mr. Sunshine!<p>The bright summer sun <i>can</i> lead …

Pro-Tips for Shooting Better Instagram Videos

Extra vids for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>“Well that’s weird,” you thought. “My Instagram photos are <i>moving</i>.”<p>What you thought might be the coolest side effect …

2013 LENSCRATCH Summer Fun Exhibition

Happy Summer!<p>I hope you are having as much fun this summer as your photographs reflect. A big thank you to Sarah Stankey and Grant Gill for their …

Work Smarter With Lightroom Using Pretty Presets

Adobe Lightroom has become a standard among a lot of photographers for organizing and processing their photos. One of the neat features of Lightroom …

Diane Arbus - a picture from the past

Sport picture of the day: Mark Webber waits at Hungaroring

Photographer Uses Light and Shadows to Frame Human Forms in the City

Want to see some beautiful street photographs that make use of light and shadows? Look no further than the project “Man on Earth” by London-based …

The 2013 LENSCRATCH SUMMER FUN EXHIBITION Part 2

Dan Wetmore, <i>Sand in Kristin’s Hair</i>, Bradenton Beach, FL<p>Jen Mitsuko, <i>My love in the sun</i>, Bend, OR<p>Benjo Arwas, <i>Postcards From Paradise</i>, Los Angeles, …