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By Mike Schwarze | Tips, tutorials, inspiration and articles about photography

How to Get Popular on 500px

This might sound cliché, but the secret to get popular on 500px without a lot of followers is to make your picture stand out from the crowd...

How to photograph Christmas lights: best camera settings to use (free cheat sheet)

With the Christmas season in full swing, towns are awash with festive colours and textures. But it can be tricky knowing how to set up your camera to …


Introducing The All-New Graffi Blog Store

After more than 9 years online, the original Graffishop will be closing its (virtual) doors on October 1 to make room for the new Graffi Blog Store. …

5 Daily Exercises to Become a Better Photographer

Photography is fun because it is all about learning and advancing your skills. Self-improvement brings happiness and a sense of pride as we see our …

Infamously Altered Photos, Before and After Their Edits

• Author: Laura Mallonee. Laura Mallonee Photo<br>• Date of Publication: 07.29.15. 07.29.15<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 …

That Retro Lo-Fi look (post & comment)

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11 important photography filters and when they’ll improve your images (cheat sheet)

Now that we’re fully entrenched in the digital age and all have access to photo editing software that can work wonders with your images, it’s all too …


Lightroom Presets: HIPSTER [toy camera] released

<b>Released today</b> – click the link, then share to your favorite social media site, for an immediate 10% off<p>I’ve been tweaking these for almost a year, …


10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

Digital Cameras

Master the art of HDR Processing in Lightroom CC

The newest version of Lightroom, called Lightroom CC (released May 2015), now offers photographers the ability to merge images to HDR. Until now, if …


Adobe Releases Camera Raw 9: Same HDR, Pano, and GPU Upgrades as Lightroom CC

Adobe made a big announcement for Lightroom CC/6 yesterday, but if you use Adobe Camera Raw for your RAW processing, don’t worry: Adobe didn’t forget …

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Portrait Photography

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

Digital Photography