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Are Metal Mounts Any Better than Plastic? LensRentals Investigates

Photography companies love catchword marketing. They like catchwords because photographers make assumptions about what those words mean, even though …

Pic A Moment App Turns Instagram Into an Easy-to-Browse Time Capsule

Yes, we’re all fascinated by what you had for lunch. But sometimes actual news/history is shared in the Instagram universe, and now there’s a …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Christmas Light Abstracts

Creative Photographer Couple Shoots Half-Christmas Half-Hanukkah Holiday Card

Say you and your girlfriend are both photographers. And say, also, that you’ve been together for four years and you’ve decided it’s time to send out …

Photo Assignment: A Few Of Your Favorite Things

In case you missed it, we have an ongoing Instagram project with KPCC called Public Square. Each month we make a new assignment, and this month, we want to see some of your favorite things. Tell us what they are in the caption and tag the photo <b>#PSMyFavoriteThings.</b> You've got until the end of …

54 Reasons to Love Photography in 2013

As a self-appointed pundit, I spend a fair amount of time criticizing the photography industry, but I have a little secret … I love photography! And …

Top 10 Timelapse Photography Videos of the Year

This year has seen some truly beautiful photography and videography, but there’s nothing like a well-crafted timelapse to blow your socks off and …

Photographer Captures Fleeting Beauty by Merging Gravity with Liquid Chroma to Create Orchid Shapes

For his newest offering of paint action photography, Fabian Oefner once again captures fleeting beauty by merging gravity with liquid chroma to …

How Framing Can Enhance Your Landscape Photographs

Photographing a beautiful landscape is an activity that touches just about all of us. Whether we're in our backyard, or trekking into a mountain …

Determining Your Worth As a Photographer

When you start out as a photographer, particularly as a freelancer, you have to know your worth. Your worth determines how much you can charge for …

5 Must-Use Food Photography Tools

Props and tools are an integral part of food photography and there are a few things that can make life easier. Whether you are just getting started …

Food Photography

Did Wedding Videography ‘Teacher’ Rob Adams Steal His Spiel From a Peer?

(Private Video — Use password “stolen”)<p>Often there’s a fine line between inspiration and theft. But watching side-by-side comparisons of wedding …

How to Properly Format SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards

Have you ever had a SD card seem to go bad? Perhaps it’s acting flaky and there seems to be no signs of physical damage. I had just that happen with …

DxOMark Mobile analyzes the LG G2's camera capabilities

We have added DxOMark Mobile's report to our camera review of the LG G2. The report includes DxO Lab's usual industrial-quality scientific …

Working with Off Camera Flash and TTL

Working with Off Camera Flash and TTL - on location portraits using off camera flash, tips for lighting positions, examples and diagrams

Joy Marie Smallwood on Shooting an Entire Wedding with the Nokia Lumia 1020 Cameraphone

<i>All images by Joy Marie Smallwood. Used with permission.</i><p>A while back, there was a pair of photographers that shot an entire wedding with an iPhone. …

Twitter's Faces in Things - in pictures

Some people have the good fortune of seeing the Virgin Mary on their toasted sandwich and then selling it on eBay. For the rest of us, who see merely anonymous faces in everyday things, the new Twitter account Faces in Things, which began on 10 November and already has more than 300,000 followers, …

5 Street Photography Techniques

Matt Stuart is a 39-year-old London photographer who has been shooting for 18 years. His favorite types of shots are those featuring people going …

Henry’s Concepts: Adorable Photo Series Directed Entirely by a Two-Year-Old

In order to make a little bit of money on the side, Toronto-based portrait and wedding photographer Alex Neary does some nannying, but she probably …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Winter Weather Photography

Walking in a Winter Wonderland - Winter Photography to Motivate you

British Journal of Photography Focuses on Smartphone Photos With FLTR Magazine

Those who see iPhoneography as some kind of barbarian invasion may want to give their DSLRs an extra hug after hearing this: The venerable <i>British</i> …

This One-of-a-Kind Leica is Made Entirely Out of Plastic Bits You Snap Off a Poster

Forget gold plating and celebrity altruism — the rarest Leica camera of them all may be made entirely out of plastic.<p>The project started as a …

Philip Bloom, Barbie Camera Challenge

Models' Faces Turned into Two-Dimensional Images in Photo Series '2D or Not 2D'

“To be or not to be, that is the question,” exclaimed the character Hamlet from the Shakespeare play of the same title, Hamlet. Russian Alexander …

Realistic Red Cross Photo Campaign Behind-the-Scenes

Millions of people around the world are affected by violence against health care. A carelessly aimed bomb might destroy a local hospital. An …

Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

So you’ve read up on the technical side of taking great photos. You know your aperture from your EXIF, and you’ve experimented with shutter speeds. …

Photography

Tsutomu Yamagata: Thirteen Orphans

<i>Yesterday, I met an old lady at side of lotus pond and talked for two hours. She went to the front line as a nurse during World War II and saw</i> …

Deal 9: Discover the Secrets of Post Production for Just $7

On the 9th day of our countdown we’re putting up for grabs our very own post-processing eBook “Photo Nuts and Post” for just $7. To order before time …

Eyewitness: Hula Valley, Israel