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Unlocking The True Power Of Photography And Its Ability To Radically Change Lives

Does photography have the power to radically change and improve lives? Brooke Shaden, one of the most successful contemporary fine art photographers …

Self-improvement

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

Ansel Adams

The Photo Bus Takes to Kickstarter to Make Sure It Keeps Running for Years to Come

Just over a year ago, we featured an awesome project by photographer John Deprisco called The Photo Bus. Combining his passion for vintage vehicles …

“My goal is to make images that are familiar and dreamlike, evocative of an almost unreachable memory.”–Vanessa Marsh 

<i>“My goal is to make images that are familiar and dreamlike, evocative of an almost unreachable memory.”–Vanessa Marsh</i><p>In photography, as in all forms of art, one must travel their own path. Seeing the work of Vanessa Marsh for the first time, I immediately sensed that this young, Oakland-based artist was following a particular vision. It’s refreshing to see images that ask us to slow down, look and ponder what we see.<p>Her work, which combines a variety of techniques including drawing, sculpture …

Malicious Malware Uses Photos of Sunsets and Cats to Steal Banking Credentials

It’s a sad day for the Internet… according to Trend Micro’s security analysts, it’s been discovered that photographs of both sunsets and — even more …

All Those Hours Editing on Your Computer Aren’t Actually Ruining Your Eyesight

If you’re worried that spending hours upon hours staring at a computer post-processing thousands of photos will damage your eyeballs, rest assured: …

Learn Fashion Photography From Dixie Dixon

Even if you don't recall the name Dixie Dixon I bet you will recognize her images. Over the past few years Dixie has been taking the fashion industry …

Fashion Photography

Google Trusted Photographer – What Does It Mean?

Have you ever played with the Google maps concept? You can search out any address and with a few clicks have a street view of the surrounding …

Google Maps

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

Tutorials

National Geographic – 125 years of groundbreaking travel photography

Before television and the internet, there was National Geographic. Using the world's finest photographers and writers, the 'golden rectangle' brought the planet into our homes. Travel writer Pico Iyer celebrates 125 years of the iconic magazine<p>In pictures: 125 years of National Geographic<p>As a …

125 years of National Geographic: the world in pictures

To mark the 125th anniversary of National Geographic, we select iconic images from a new three-volume celebration of the magazine's history which highlights a changing world, as well as our fascination with travel photography. National Geographic: Around the World in 125 Years is published by …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

Lightstrap: An iPhone Case that Doubles as a Capable Ring Flash

Although it can’t compare to a quality camera, it’s hard to deny that the iPhone is capable — after all, we’ve seen <i>NY Times</i> cover photos, fashion …

How to Get Great Photos of Kids

Ever try taking photos of a six-year-old who never stays still? How about 20 of them? In this video, Jay P. Morgan shows you how to tackle …

Kids

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

Metabones Works Some More Magic With Its New Speedboosters for Blackmagic

Metabones, maker of the impressive Speedbooster adapters is back at it again. When the Speedbooster first came out, I wrote about it being like …

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

World Wide Web

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Landscape Photography

You Gotta Fight For Your Right to Copyright

High-powered attorney for Getty Images and Washington Post, Marcia Paul, made the following remarks in her opening statements in the defense against …

Beastie Boys

Photog Uses Face Paint to Create Stunning Portraits that Look Two-Dimensional

The <i>2D or Not 2D</i> series isn’t the first time Russian photographer Alexander Khokhlov has dabbled in painting his models faces and taking striking …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

Landscape Photography

DIY product photography using iPads for light painting

Photography

12 Cheap Gifts For Photographers (Plus 12 Expensive Ones)

Buying gifts for photographers can be tough, but it doesn't need to be expensive and if you're unsure of what to buy then our list is going to make …

Mount Everest

Five photography business mistakes to avoid

Photography

50 Pictures to teach you about decisive moment in bird photography

<b>Bird Photography</b> would be the purest form for any nature photographer. Hence forth, what would a bird photographer or a plain nature lover expect or …

Nature Photography

Four Photography Rules That No Longer Apply

For the most part, the laws of photography have stayed the same throughout its lifetime: Light is of utmost importance, always take time to compose …

Cameras

Should You Delete Your RAW Photos, Or Archive Them Forever? – Q&A

Question:<p>Should I delete my RAW original photos, after delivering them to a client? I have the high-res edited JPG files and I’ve never had to go …

Modern Corporate Headshot Photography Methods

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “corporate headshots”? If you’re like photographer Aaron Nace, you think of words like boring, …

Photography

Grab a Coffee & Settle In – 33 Great Photography Links

The world of photography has been buzzing all week with great photographers and artists posting their work for the world to enjoy. Toad Hollow …