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I’m Back From Vacation. Now What?

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Vacation time’s almost over! Your phone and camera are filled with photos from all your fun trips…what now?<p>You …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

Common Foods Made to Look Like Vulvas in ‘Too Close’ Photo Series

You know what you’re looking at. While papayas and sandwiches don’t feel particularly naughty, Peter Kaaden makes our minds go there anyway, his …

30 Amazing Photography Links That Will Get You Inspired

This week's list of hand selected photography destinations represent the best links to tutorials, special features, great photography and interesting …

Which metering mode should you use?

<i>In this quick guide we explain how metering modes work, and how to select the best one for the job at hand.</i>Knowing which mode to use to take a meter …

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …

Shutter Speed

The Print Portfolio Revival

Presenting your work to potential clients has been made extremely effortless and efficient with the rising popularity of social media platforms and …

Video Tutorials

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Back to Basics: Your Camera’s Histogram Explained

The ability to read and understand your camera’s histogram is a skill every beginner should master early. And for those of you just starting out, …

Learn How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps http://bit.ly/1vdJn3z Image by John Lemieux on Flickr

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

Landscape Photography

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

Photoshop

Wedding Photos Use Wildfire as a Unique Backdrop and Go Viral

This last weekend, photographer Josh Newton created some of the most memorable wedding photos we have ever seen. Set against the backdrop of a raging …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

Quick Tutorial Shows You How to Create a Tilt-Shift Effect in Photoshop

Tilt-shift images can be made one of two ways: one is to capture them in-camera using a tilt-shift lens, and the other is to create the effect in …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Wedding Photography Tips: Ryan Brenizer on How to Shoot Engagement Sessions

Leave it to none other than award-winning wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer to create a wonderful breakdown on how best to approach engagement …

6 festive photo ideas to try this Christmas

For many of us, winter can seem like a pretty miserable time for photography.<p>Sure, there's the potential for some stunning landscapes with the sun …

Freerunners’ Vertigo-Inducing POV Bridge-Top Adventures End with Getting Arrested

If you’re going to illegally climb tall buildings and other structures, and then do backflips while you’re up there, expect to attract some attention …

Tutorial Shows How to Correct Skin Tones, Colorize Shadows and Add Light Effects

When it comes to nailing the white-balance in a photo, it’s rarely an easy task, especially with portraits. It becomes even more arduous when you’re …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

How-To's

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

Free Wedding Tutorial: How To Light Wedding Reception Venues

Photographing weddings can be tough for a lot of people, and the area I find most of my assistants struggling is at the reception. Many times …

Weddings

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some …

Your First DSLR - now what?! - Digital Photography School