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Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

Tips on How to Pose Newborn Babies

Have you ever wondered how baby photographers (no, not babies that are photographers) pose newborns? Have you wondered how they got those little …

7 Things I Learned from My Portfolio Review

Last weekend I went to the small city of Ballarat in Australia for the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. I took a portfolio of prints of my most …

7 Functional Tips for Better Product Photography

I’ve been making different product photography tutorials for awhile now and I still regularly go back to a previous posts because I am still using …

There’s No Crying in Finances: 8 Tips to Help You Get Ahead

As a working photographer, how do you figure out your cost of doing business, determine your tax write-offs, and develop a profitable pricing …

Profit

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

Tutorials

8 Top Tips for Your First Flour Dance Shoot

<i>About the Author: At 59 years old, successful business man and long-time photo lover Derrick Senior decided to spend the rest of his days pursuing</i> …

Siblings

10 Helpful Websites for Protecting Your Photography Copyrights

Being a photographer in the digital age presents a number of excellent advantages along with a collection of new concerns. Sharing your images with …

So, What Kind Of Photographer Are You?

“Hello, my name is Steve, and I’m a photographer.”<p>I have been told that as a photographer I should be able to explain to people quickly and easily …

10 Tips and Tricks to Hack Your New 500px Account

<i>Eric Paré is a Montreal-based 360° light-painting+stop-motion photographer, bullet-time expert, filmmaker, and yoga & travel addict. He’s also a</i> …

How to Shoot in Low Light 9 Commonly Asked Questions

According to British photojournalist Donald McCullin, “There is no such thing as bad light, just misunderstood light.” Many photographers consider …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

New York Red Bulls

How Professional Photographers Promote Their New Work

The promotion game is tough for so many photographers, and if anything it’s sometimes more work than actual shoots are. Promotion is part of …

Social Media

Infliction - Photographs and text by Heiko Tiemann | LensCulture

<i>Infliction</i> is as an ongoing project that began in a school for children with different degrees of learning difficulties, Asperger syndrome, autism and trauma in Duisburg, Germany.<p>Located in an area effected by a variety of social problems, the school is a place where such problems resurface quite …

Fujifilm X100T Review: Your Best Friend with a Lens

Hey T,<p>I hope you had a safe flight back home.<p>I’m so glad we were finally able to spend a couple of months here in Melbourne together! There were so …

How to relight an image in Lightroom

Sometimes when you post-process an image, you may notice that some more interesting lighting would have really improved the scene and made the photo …

Tutorials

Time-Lapse Shows Rescued Puppy Growing Into Adulthood on a Treadmill

When filmmaker Dave Meinert rescued a sick four-week old Great Dane puppy named Pegasus from an careless breeder, he wasn’t expecting her to live …

How Instagram Changed Street Photography

Gary takes a drag from his cigarette as he listened to the Colts defeat the Broncos in his small box radio. He is originally from San Diego, but …

Street Photography

Face Recognition Reveals Hidden Connections in 97K Pictures of Strangers

The Grocery Store Project is an unusual and ambitious effort by Danish photographer Simon Hoegsberg. After spending 159 afternoons over 20 months …

How to Change a Background in Photoshop

One of the most common questions when it comes to Photoshop is, “How do I remove a background?” There are variations of it—how do I move someone to a …

Tutorials

New platform offers visual artists a chance to put their stamp on it

There are many ways for photographers to display and share work: Build a website, post on Facebook, spread your brand on Instagram or create a repository on Flickr.<p>But the few mentioned above are not perfect, especially when it comes to displaying photo stories and essays.<p>Imagine quickly creating …

Infographics

Photoshop Trick Using the BW Adjustment Layer To Brilliantly Alter Color

One of the most frustrating aspects of Photoshop is that its abilities are so far reaching, that to master it (if it’s possible to do such a thing), …

Tutorials

How to Do Cinematic Color Grading on Your Photos with Photoshop

Want to give your photographs a “Hollywood movie” look? Here’s a fantastic 25-minute tutorial on how to do cinematic color grading on your …

SEO For Photographers: How To Get Your Photography Blog Noticed By Google

<b>If, like most professional photographers, getting found by the right people matters to you but you’re not seeing the results you want from your own</b> …

The Magic of Thinking Big in Photography

You want to be the best photographer you can. You’re constantly trying to educate yourself, improve, and take your photography to the next level. But …

How to Reduce Noise in Pictures With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

The word "noise" is most commonly used to describe a sound, often a loud one, that is unpleasant or causes a disturbance. Noise, however, can …