Mauricio Yepez

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Impressive Product Shot Captured with an iPhone 5s and an LED Light

We all know that almost any smartphone nowadays can hold its own against a proper camera when given to a real photographer with the proper setup. But …

Miki Asai Shares Her Secrets To Shooting Macro

From water droplets to insects to flower petals, photographer <b>Miki Asai</b> has a knack for shooting the big world of tiny things that can rarely be seen …

Photographic Standard: How to Critique Your Own Photos

It has been that said the most difficult thing for man to do is to judge his or her creative work, objectively. Be honest, can you tell when your …

A Quick Tip to Elevate Your Wide-Angle Photography Skills

Here is a short, beginner level, video featuring 30+ year veteran, commercial photographer Bryan Peterson at work. It does have a couple of jarring …

Photography

These Forced Perspective Images of a Miniature Town Will Simply Amaze You

Artists have always been aware of the fact that perspective, when utilized creatively, can be used to produce some stunning results. When a model …

Five Reasons Why Your Lenses Are More Important Than Your Camera

Various lenses with different physical and relative aperture sizes.<p>If you’ve gotten a hold of an interchangeable lens camera of some sort, then you …

9 Ways to Make Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers Easier to Use

<i>This is a guest post by photographer Glenn Orion</i><p>There are far more photographers – from the amateur to the professional – who have embraced the need …

Tutorials

6 Simple Ways to Extend the Dynamic Range of Your Photos

It’s a phrase we hear over and over in photography – high dynamic range, the sensor’s dynamic range – but what exactly is dynamic range and why is it …

How To Make Realistic Lens Flares In Photoshop & In Camera

Lens flares, originally were unwanted. They’re caused either by a bright light source in the image (frame) or just outside of it, refracting through …

How to Use Off-Camera Lighting for Wedding Photography

Wedding photography may very well be one of the hardest and most stressful of the photography careers. You are not only out there trying to perfect …

Weddings

Scott Bourne's Top Five Stupid Things Photo Vendors Do to Us!

Sometimes I just want to run to the printer and have them make 10,000 bumper stickers that say “It’s not the economy stupid – it’s that you …

How to do Exposure Blending Using Luminosity Masks

Luminosity masks break an image down into channels of luminosity and allow making specific selections in Photoshop based on how bright or dark an …

Tutorials

Tutorial: A Simple Technique for Matching Tones and Correcting Colors in Photoshop

One of the issues talented photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz often runs into when he’s taking portraits is mismatched skin tones. …

15 Impressive Panoramic Images, And Tutorials on How to Create Them Yourself

If your wide angle or ultra wide angle lens just isn’t up to your lofty standards anymore and you wish to capture an <i>even wider</i> field of view, then …

10 Tips For Getting Kids Interested In Photography

Photo: Stan Horaczek_<p><i>Sometimes it seems like kids today are born snapping photos. But if you want to help them explore photography beyond just</i> …

How to Do Light Painting With a Smartphone

While smartphone cameras have unquestionably evolved in megapixels and color quality, manual controls haven’t kept up, keeping smartphone cameras as …

Finding And Working With Available Light

Digital Photography

What’s In Your Camera Bag?: Sports Illustrated Photographer Walter Iooss

<b>What’s in your camera bag?</b><br>My gear is Canon. I carry 1 EOS 1D, 1 EOS 5D, 24-105 zoom f4, 50mm f1.2, 85mm f1.2, 1 extra camera battery, 1 card reader, …

The Fujifilm X100S from an Olympus micro 4/3 user perspective

Fujifilm X100S<p>I just got back from a business trip to California where I shot the Fujifilm X100S for several days. I realized that borrowlenses.com …

3 Reasons to Use Old Camera Lenses

I know it. You know it. Everyone knows it. Technology moves fast–almost frustratingly fast. Everyone also has that one story about their new and …

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Undulating curves