Melissa Julius

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Long Exposure Engagement Photos Shot Under the Starry Night Sky

Long exposure photographs of stars and romantic engagement photographs aren’t often found together, but that’s the fusion wedding photography couple …

Airbox Lights Can Turn an LED Into a Softbox

If an LED is all you have to light your subject, you might find that you’re not getting the results you want. Fortunately, there’s a new product that …

Wedding Photography Gig: How to Prepare

The role of a wedding photographer—helping to document one of the most important days of a person’s life—is very important. So it goes without saying …

Weddings

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

Amazing

The Basics of Photography: D for Dynamic Range

In photography, Dynamic Range is the amount of visible detail that can be seen or recovered between the lightest part of a photograph and the …

Ansel Adams

Five Ways to Get In with the Photo Community

<i>[Today’s guide comes from rad photographer and Photojojo buddy, Helena Price!]</i><p>If you’re a photographer or aspiring photographer-to-be, building …

Inspiration

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part II]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. If you haven’t read the first article in this series, I would kindly recommend you to start with Posing …

Photography

Hey Kids! Wanna Be a Pro Photographer? Here’s How!

There has been a lot of talk recently about how best to succeed as a professional photographer, now that “everybody is a photographer.” A recent post …

Five Tips for First Time DSLR Owners

Canon Rebel with Canon 50mm F/1.8 on the left and Canon 5D with Sigma 85mm F/1.4 on the right<p><i>FACT:</i> A DSLR will not get you better pictures, knowledge …

Aviary for Android Version 3.0 Makes Mobile Photography Even More Awesome

Mobile photography is a pretty serious businnes by now. Even Adobe realized that and made a Photoshop app for mobile devices, so you can edit your …

Mobile Photography

Satire: Work for Free and Eat!

Hey, professional and aspiring photographers! Are you tired of responding to attractive assignment offers only to find later that compensation for …

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

Digital Photography

Free Photography eBook: Exposure Blending – The Complete Guide From Camera to Process

Landscape photographer and author Christopher O’Donnell recently released a free eBook on his exposure blending technique. Inside you’ll find that …

Landscape Photography

Three Items For Taming Natural Light And Getting Better Photos

Natural light is beautiful and can help you create some equally stunning photos–if it’s used correctly. While you can surely find items in your …

Photography

Classical Posing and Portrait Lighting Photography Techniques

Mastery of portrait photography entails knowledge of lighting and posing techniques. In this video, renowned photography instructor Frank Dispensa …

Build a Better Photography Website with IM-Creator

Just over 2 years ago, IM-Creator became one of the first HTML5 website builders released to the market. Today they are one of the leaders in …

Web Design

Nikon’s Taiwan Repair Center Can Fix Up Your Broken Lens… And Make it White

Shoot with Nikon DSLR gear and want to give your lens a paint job? Instead of doing it yourself—which, by the way, can produce some neat results—you …

Landscape Photography Post-Processing in Lightroom: Start to Finish

This week, Adobe released Lightroom 5, which adds even more sophisticated editing tools to its repertoire. Photographers who have already been using …

Tutorials

More Great Ways to Make Stronger Photographs – A Free eBook from Craft and Vision

Craft and Vision is dedicated to providing affordable photography resources for photographers, so it’s no surprise that they have recently released a …

Photography

6 Apps to Unleash Your Mobile Photography Creativity

<i>“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.”</i> – Ansel Adams<p>The connected camera and mobile photography currently …

Mobile Photography

22 Great Pictures of People Feeding Pigeons

Like skyscrapers and taxis, pigeons are so common in cities that you might naturally begin to ignore them after a while. That is, until you start …

Birds

An Introduction to Buying Used Lenses

Let’s face it– photography is an expensive hobby and an even more expensive profession. Camera bodies, speedlights, reflectors, memory cards, …

Photography

Is Smartphone Photography Killing Our Memories and Experiences?

If you’ve gone to a concert or public event or even certain art openings recently, you’ll notice that something is amiss. In the past, people would …

The Winners of the Phoblographer and BorrowLenses.com Contest Are... - The Phoblographer

<i>FIRST OFF: Stay tuned, another exciting giveaway is coming from us soon!</i><p>In our recent contest, we told everyone that when you entered, we would email …

How to Create Multiple Portrait Styles with One Speedlight

Not all photographers have used artificial lighting before. In fact, some people only even rent lighting equipment when certain events or situations …

Exposure Stacking Tutorial in Adobe Photoshop

Exposure stacking is the process of taking multiple photos with different types of lighting and exposure settings, then blending them together into …

Tutorials

How to Create a Beam of Light in a Photo using Photoshop [Video Tutorial]

Have you ever wanted to create a beam of light in a photo using Photoshop? Me neither – but after watching this tutorial I think I’ve found a little …

Tutorials

Using HDR Photography for Panoramas & 360 Virtual Tours

High dynamic range (HDR) photography is a technique that allows a photographer to take the same image at different exposures and then blend them …

Landscape Photography

How to Do Infrared Photography

Infrared, or IR, is a form of light wave that is not visible to the human eye. In the electromagnetic spectrum, IR waves are grouped between visible …

On Assignment: Speedlights, Sync and Sun

It's a bit of a leap of faith, the first time you head out on an assignment with just an X100s and a couple speedlights. (Ask Zack.) And truth be …

Landscape Photography