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How To Photograph Strangers

Approaching strangers on the street and asking them if you can photograph them for your portfolio can be very intimidating for most photographers. …

Photographers, Be Happy With the Camera Gear You Have

If you have been into photography a little while, think back a few years. Remember the early days of digital. Remember all those articles telling us …

A Photographer Welcomes a New Family Member…

Photographer Dustin Thompson of Riverside, California, recently became the proud father of a new Sony A7II… so he decided to do a photo shoot to …

Portraits of Sphynx Cats Explore What Cats Look Like Under All That Fluff

Want to see what cats look like without their fluffy coats of fur? Look no further than the Sphynx cat, which was developed specifically to look …

Triggertrap Has ‘Failed’ After Raising Nearly $500K for the Ada Modular Camera Trigger

High-flying Kickstarter campaigns get a lot of glory, but they come with their fair share of risks: just ask Triggertrap. Back in 2013, the UK-based …

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

Tutorials

A 324-Key Keyboard Dedicated to Lightroom Editing

It was around this time last year that we shared a new product called SHORTCUT-S, a 319-key keyboard designed specifically for editing photos in …

10 Photographers Share Their Favorite Pictures Shot with a Leica M Rangefinder

To mark the 60th anniversary of its M line of rangefinder cameras, Leica recently interviewed 10 well known photographers about their experience with …

Cameras

A day with a Leica Master

It’s not often that you get to spend time with a true master. I heard about Youxin Ye online from pretty much everyone on the planet that is somehow …

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

Time-lapse Photography

BPG is a New Image Format That Wants to Replace the JPEG with Equal Quality at Half the Size

JPEG is a remarkably resilient file format. Despite having many upstart formats attempt to dethrone it over the years — including JPEG 2000 and …

Concealed: Portraits of Women Who Arm Themselves

Photographer Shelley Calton grew up in Houston, Texas and was raised by a father who owned guns for both hunting and self-defense. She and her two …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

The 5 Elements You'll Find in Great Photographs

What makes a great photograph? Is it the subject? Is it composition and framing? Exposure? What about the location and setting? Certainly each one of …

Gorgeous Drone Video of the Tallest Church Tower in the Netherlands Bursting Through a Sea of Fog

To get the perfect aerial drone shots of the Dom Tower of Utrecht, Dutch filmmakers Jelte Keur and Reinout van Schie had to wait a full 10 months for …

Wunderlist Gives Its Windows and Windows Phone Apps a Refresh, with Better Performance and Viewing Options

Wunderlist has updated its cross-platform to-do app clients for Windows 7, 8 and Windows Phone 8, boasting better performance, new view options, live tile support and more.<p>While a Windows desktop client for Wunderlist has existed and received updates for a long while, the new app for Windows 7 is …

Adobe's got Photoshop running in Chrome

Here's how it works<p>Using Photoshop usually requires lugging a typically cumbersome, expensive computer around, and changing that experience has been the dream of many creatives for years. As we found out back in September, it's a problem that Adobe has been actively working with Google to solve. …

Photoshop for Chrome OS starts to take shape

After two months of teasing, Google and Adobe have finally raised the curtain on their Streaming Photoshop project.<p>Announced in September, Streaming Photoshop is Google’s plan to bring desktop-only apps to its web-only Chrome OS. But instead of building a web app equivalent of the professional …

The Panasonic LX100 is ‘Probably the Best Zoom Compact Ever Made’, Says DPReview

<i>DPReview</i> recently got a chance to put the $900 Panasonic Lumix LX100 through a thorough review, and after putting it through the wringer, the camera …

Incredibly Detailed Diagram Shows an Exploded View of Nikon’s Iconic F3 Camera

Bellamy Hunt of <i>Japan Camera Hunter</i> recently shared an awesome camera poster with the world that definitely bears sharing with as many photography …

The First Step to a Quality Portrait

As a portrait photographer, you probably know how difficult it is sometimes when you try to improve your pictures with the right pose. Portrait …

Shipping Containers Could Relay Quantum Information Across Oceans

Like a ‘Pony Express’ for entangled particles<p>Physics says that if two particles are entangled on a quantum level, they are permanently linked -- a change in one particle will instantaneously affect the other one, no matter the distance between them. That’s something that could be fantastic for …

Inspiration and Advice: How to Be Happy with Your Photos

Reminiscent of the much-loved “The Gap” monologue by NPR’s Ira Glass, photographer and educator Mike Browne recently produced an inspirational video …

Apple Retina 5K iMac Has a Screen That Can Stop Traffic

There is a lot to like about Apple's 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display. In addition to having the fastest processor that Apple's ever put in an …

16 Top Photography eBooks to Step Up Your Game

What’s the best way to invest in your photography? You may buy a new camera, some lenses or a crazy new tripod, that’s for sure. But will this make …

Which Mirrorless Camera Is The Best Option For You? Matt Granger Compares the 5 Best

When I first jumped into the photography world, I had the age old question, “Which camera should I buy?” I didn’t really know any photographers so I …

Photographer Alex Teuscher’s Moody Photos of New York City ‘Above as Below’

When Geneva-based photographer Alex Teuscher found himself in New York City for 10 days this last April, he tried to capture some of the most iconic, …