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Lightroom Quick Tip: Selecting Keepers with the Survey Mode

One very useful feature inside of Lightroom’s Library Module is the Survey mode. This is a fantastic tool to use when you have a photo-shoot filled …

Combining Images for Large Subjectsusing Photoshop Photomerge

What You Need to Know About The Basics of Green Screen Photography

Once the preserve of Hollywood films and sophisticated television studios, green screen technology has now filtered down to within the reach of the …

How to Drastically Speed Up Your Photoshop Workflow Using Customization

When going through hundreds of photos, workflow processing can be a real pain. Tools like Lightroom can help speed up the process, but nothing can …

Tutorials

Model Releases: What You Need to Know (With Samples)

Obtaining a signed model release is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself when using client photos for commercial purposes.

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

Natural Disasters

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

27 Brussels Sprout Recipes That Want To Celebrate Thanksgiving With You

No one deserves a place on the table more than Brussels, the tiniest and tastiest cabbages in all the land.

On Assignment: Margo Seibert

<i>UPDATE: Adds video interview of Seibert preparing for her Broadway debut in Rocky, at end of post.</i><p>Learning to light with flashes can be liberating or …

Blast from the Past: Vintage Commercial for the Nimslo 35mm 3D Camera

Sure, the 1980s isn’t quite so far in the past as, say, the first photo, but the commercial above is classic nonetheless. It shows off the Nimslo …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

Breakfast Smoothie Recipes That'll Rev Up Your Morning

Photo credit: Half Baked Harvest, Foodie Crush<p>Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't make preparing and eating it any easier. The struggle of getting ready for work in the morning (or just out of the bed at all) usually means this critical meal is …

The Truth About "Getting it Right in Camera"

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, …

Project One: One Hour, One Camera, One Setting, One Dollar Per Person

While on a half vacation, half business trip to the Philippines, photographer Dennis Sapong decided to spend one free hour at the local public market …

Mirrored Reflections Create Intriguing Illusions Within Landscapes

Italian photographer Barbara Scerbo has an incredibly expressive imagination. In her series, entitled <i>Illusion</i>, the artist composes visually intriguing images that are beautiful and, at the same time, completely baffling.<p>In each scene, Scerbo creates fragmented portraits using mirrored reflections …

Art

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 17 YEARS

The White House made it official 15 minutes early: The federal government shut down for the first time in 17 years at midnight on Tuesday.<p>At 11:45 p.m. ET on Monday, the Office of Management and Budget offered guidance for federal agencies to begin preparations for a partial government …

Affordable Care Act

Clay Blackmore

All About Flash [Book Review]

If there’s one thing that flummoxes many of us, it’s flash. Onboard or off camera. Mark Cleghorn’s book gives away the techniques he’s learned over …

Book Reviews

DSLR Photo Tip: What The Heck Is Back Button Focus?

Today’s DSLR photo tip continues with our series of tips covering functions on your camera that you’re most likely not using. Let’s talk about back …

How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when boudoir “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live …

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Creative Hyperlapse Exploring the Country of Georgia

We’ve seen a lot of timelapse videos on PictureCorrect this year, and with everybody experimenting and trying new things to push the envelope, you …

Time-lapse Photography

Assad tells Charlie Rose no evidence he is responsible for Syria chemical attack

The Syrian president, Bashar Assad, has said there is no evidence he is responsible for the deadly gas attacks the US government claims left 1,429 people dead, including 426 children.<p>In an exclusive interview secured by Charlie Rose of PBS, Assad said: "There has been no evidence that I used …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

Photo Essays

How to Spot a Fake Canon Flash… And How I Learned the Hard Way

One of the two Canon Speedlite flashes above is fake. Can you tell which one?<p>About a month ago I walked into the Canon Quick Repair Centre in …

Setting The Mood By Adjusting Your White Balance

Photographers often deal with a variety of light sources, each of which has it’s own color cast. When compared to daylight in the middle of the day, …

Digital Photography

Sony Lens Cameras Outed Again in New Leaked Promotional Video

It’s no secret that Sony will soon be announcing its new QX10 and QX100 lens cameras, which can be paired with Sony smartphones to form a serious — …