Mark Ransome

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5 Tips for Pro Bottle Photos in Just 5 Minutes

If you ever need to shoot a product photo of a beverage bottle, the concept might not seem too complicated, but seasoned product photographers …

Landscape Photography

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Tutorials

8×10 Helps You Sell Framed Limited-Edition Fine-Art Prints on Instagram

Have a large Instagram following that loves your photography? 8×10 is a new app that was made to help you easily earn money by selling your fans …

Selling

10 street photographers worth following

There are a lot of passionate Street Photographers out there that create great free content that help me in very different ways. Some are more on the …

Street Photography

Horror Noir

Share39<p>Tweet<p>Shares 39<p><b>Matteo Ceschi</b><p>HORRORS MEETS NOIR – The idea of this new f/50 project arises from the curiosity to see horror and noir movies …

Street Photography

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Gareth Bragdon Shoots Unseen Street Photographs Which Are Clearly Stunning

Gareth Bragdon from Scotland shows us his mind blowing photographs on street photography. In this fine Interview with 121clicks.com, Gareth shares …

How to master black and white photography

The timeless quality of black and white photography makes it a must-try subject for any photographer to try.<p>In our expert guide, we'll show you how …

Advanced Tutorial: How to Retouch Skin Using the Clone Stamp Tool

Professional high-end retoucher Zoë Noble made this 9-minute video tutorial on how to use the Clone Stamp tool in Photoshop for effective skin …

Color (Street) Work

I feel relaxed among strangers in a crowd. My guard is down, my mind is open; I observe, and my gut feeling takes me places. I am fully susceptible to my surroundings as the street itself allows me, for just a fraction of a second, to connect with someone else’s story.<p>There is a reason there are no …

Tehran, City of Hope and Despair

“Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.”<p>—Robert Frank<p>Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed sanctions against Iran. In 2006, following discussions around the Iranian …

HOW TO INVEST IN YOURSELF

Dear friend,Let’s say you got $1,000 to invest. What should you buy? Stocks, or something else?Naw cousin, invest that money into yourself.1. Buy …

Street Photography

Manfrotto Launches New Bumblebee Pro Light Camera Bags

Manfrotto has updated its line of Pro Light Bumblebee camera bags with two backpacks and two messenger bags, which the company says are designed for …

How to Guide Your Viewer’s Eye Using Radial Gradients in Photoshop

A radial gradient can be used almost like a spotlight, directing the eye of the viewer where you want in an image. In this 10-minute video from f64 …

Lightroom vs. Photoshop: Which Software Tool Is Best for You? (VIDEO)

One of the most frequent questions we receive from those new to image editing is, “Should I buy Lightroom or Photoshop?” The simple answer is, “It …

Tutorials

Dirt Meridian

While wandering the plains in 2005, a series of serendipitous encounters brought me to the the home of the late Bob Moreland. Bob, a painter, poet and rancher (whose granchildren are now seventh-generation residents of the Nebraska panhandle), took it upon himself to introduce a fellow artist to …

At the End of the Day—“Aig deireadh an latha”

In a world that is becoming increasingly globalized, uniform, and dematerialized, Scotland’s Outer Hebrides—in their sincerity, simplicity, and authenticity—represent a peaceful haven in the collective unconscious. Within this space exists a virtually immutable people: an insular, singular, …

Silence in Synesthesia

Our conception of the reality around us is a continuous act of layering moments of experience. Yet, our sense of “a moment” is a fluid concept. What we see as real is only defined by our belief structure. Have we ever wondered whether time can arbitrarily weave together many moments—and in that …

Audio Mixing

Nonverbal Space

"Nonverbal Space", it is unstable, distorted, and contradicts what we have created. And [Ma], exists in there. The characteristic of the Japanese [Ma] is very beautiful, also delicate, and if you are not always aware of the very small amount of undulation of [Ma], it loses balance immediately. I …

Urban Sprawl: Emptiness

My pictures try to extract a form of aestheticism from the mundane urban landscape. Where most people only pass through, I stop and look for some form of poetic beauty. I like repetition and seriality. I also like driving around.<p>Through my “Urban Sprawl” series, I want to photograph the in-between …

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Black & White Photos in Lightroom

Here’s a 15-minute video tutorial from photographer Nathaniel Dodson that’ll help you learn how to create the perfect black and white image using …

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

How Colorization Experts Breathe New Colors Into Old B&W Photos

We’ve shared some impressive work by photo colorizers who use Photoshop skills and hard work to add realistic colors into historical monochrome …

How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Doing Just This One Thing Will Improve Your Photography

When I started in photography I remember being so completely overwhelmed by all the tips, tricks, and suggestions I came across for improving my …

Landscape Photography

How I Earn $200,000+a Year from Photography

It’s kind of a crazy thing: I believe you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics, and also get rich. In this post, I’ll share some of the …

Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Mobile Photography

Adobe's Lightroom Coffee Break videos give quick time-saving tips

It's over ten years since Adobe's Lightroom emerged from beta, and it's evolved a lot since then. The company's 'Coffee break' series of videos …