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Street Photography with the Fuji X100 | Cardiff Street Photography

I've been out recently on the streets of Cardiff with the aim to get some more street photography done with the Fuji X100, as I've mentioned before …

Essay: I Hate Wedding Photography

Reprinted with special permission from Anne Almasy and Dedpxl.<p>“I’m a wedding photographer,” I told the woman sitting across from me. She clapped her …

Insta-DIY: Madesquare Turns Your iPhone Photos Into Crafts

Madesquare, a new startup that helps people create crafts using photos from their camera rolls, launched its first iOS app on Thursday.<p>The app …

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

4 of the Most Common Photo Editing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

One of the best things that digital photography has given photographers is the "digital darkroom". I'll spare readers the boring, old spiel about how …

Tutorials

6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com.</i><p>With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an …

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

The Sartorialist Tells Us How to Get the Perfect Shot - PAPER

We spent an afternoon with superstar street style photographer, <b>Scott Schuman</b> (a.k.a. The Sartorialist), as he took the <i>Canon PowerShot S120 camera</i> out for a day of shooting. Amidst filming, photographing and uploading photos to social media, we talked to Schuman about how to get the perfect</i> …

Fishlove 2013 - in pictures

Stars strip bare to raise awareness of deep sea trawling, which is causing a collapse in the world's fish population <br>Click here to sign the petition

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

Password managers explained: The best apps available and why you need one - Pocket-lint

Facebook. Twitter. Gmail. Yahoo. YouTube. Reddit. Instagram. Vine. Tumblr. Banking. Each of these services requires a password, and most people will …

The Sad Tale of Jasmine Star and Doug Gordon

<i>Update 10/12/13: Jasmine Star has posted an apology on fstoppers.</i><p>There are few photo conferences where the enthusiasm is palpable – where everyone …

Digital Photography Printing for Wall Art: Introduction

Photography and printing are two very different things. Although they are closely related in how they depend on one another, they take two very …

Stitching Images For Larger Prints

Several months ago I was asked by a potential client if I had any images that were capable of being printed very large- up to 20 feet across! It …

Digital Photography

Behind the Scenes of a Photo Shoot with an Academy Award-winning Actress

Cover photos for well-known magazines tend to have an air of sophistication. The talented photographers creating them must be highly skilled at …

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

Quick Photography Lighting Considerations

Refined photography uses distinct lighting strategies. Knowing what to look for is essential when the goal is a unique and artistically stylized …

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

My Week With Heisler, Pt. 2

<i>Editor's Note: Contributor Sara Lando continues her three-part series chronicling her 10-day stint as an assistant/mole with Gregory Heisler in</i> …

There is No Such Thing as a Perfect Lens

I get asked a couple of questions every time I publish a graph showing Imatest results for multiple copies of lenses like the one below. Most people …

Using Off-Camera Flash with Mirrorless Cameras

If you’re looking for a great off-camera flash tutorial, look no further. Whether you use a mirrorless camera or not, photographer Joe Brady will …

Cameras

6 Tips for Creating Unique and Emotion Filled Wedding Photos

The best wedding photographers know how to create not only beautifully composed images, but also the moments of emotion and connection at the core of …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Check Out These Great Photographs and Photography Articles

Another week in the wide world of photography has passed us by, and once again Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching for the links to the …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

Get 6 Days of Online Photography Training For Free This Week at Photo Week

Here at dPS we are all about helping people of all experience levels to improve their photography. This week we’re excited to see our friends at …

How to Tell if You’re a Photography Geek

The first sign that you may be a photo geek is if you clicked on this link to see if you’re a photo geek. So what’s the difference between being …

Heineken Using an Instagram Scavenger Hunt to Give Away US Open Tickets

It’s not just Facebook that is eager to unleash the money-making capabilities of Instagram, many companies use the service regularly to connect with …