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Going Urban With Your Landscapes: 7 Tips for Photographing Urban Landscapes

Let’s be honest, if someone mentions landscape photography to you, most people immediately think of beautiful sweeping vistas, majestic coastlines …

6 Tips to Avoid Laziness in Your Photography

Once the first flushes of our photographic journey have worn off, a certain laziness can creep in. This can manifest itself in a slight arrogance …

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to do Frequency Separation for Retouching a Portrait

If you have seen some of the portrait retouching videos on the internet, you have probably stumbled upon the term “frequency separation” at one time …

How Photographers See the World Differently

Have you ever thought about how photography impacts you? I'm not referring to the business side but the personal side. Something inspired us to pick …

10 Basic Day to Day Techniques to Improve Your Photography

Photography is a lifelong learning experience. Even the best of the best will tell you that they still have much to learn. This is, perhaps, doubly …

A Photographer’s Guide to London: Part Two

In our last article, we took a look at the logistics of photographing in this busy, bustling city. Today we are going to take a look at some of the …

How to Use the Foreground Effectively for a Captivating Composition

Many portrait photographers try to use wide aperture lenses in order to blur the background for more depth in the image. Every landscape photographer …

Nikon May Be Working on a Modular Lens System with Mix and Match Pieces

In the past several years, there have been quite a few mentions of modular camera designs that split sensors, screens, and bodies of cameras into …

Toshiba Unveils the World’s First SD Card with Built-In NFC: Preview Contents with Your Phone

Toshiba has announced the world’s first SDHC card that has near field communication (NFC) baked right in. The technology allows you to see what’s on …

12 Simple Ways to Bounce Light and Capture Better Portraits

Bounced light has always been an important component of lighting, especially in portraiture. It gives a little more illumination to the subject and …

Exciting Experimental Display Technology Could Let You Ditch Your Glasses and Contacts

A team from Berkeley, in collaboration with MIT and Microsoft, have developed a super exciting display technology that should have glasses and …

New Lens Technology Could Bring Optical Zoom to Even the Thinnest Smartphones by 2016

Smartphone cameras have improved exponentially since their introduction to the world, but one company still believes there’s plenty of room for …

How a Famous Soviet Dissident Foreshadowed Putin's Plan—in 1990

If the Kremlin is taking its cues from Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Eastern Ukraine is only a first step to "rebuilding Russia."<p>During an informal question-and-answer session at the pro-Kremlin Seliger youth camp on August 29, a young woman expressed concern <b></b>about the "growth of nationalism" in …

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 …

Kuddle: Instagram for Kids that Discourages Bullying and Teaches ‘Netiquette’

Kuddle isn’t your typical photo sharing app. Designed for children, this “Instagram for kids” doesn’t just offer a safe environment where the …

The 8 Immutable Laws of Sharp Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, it's not always easy to get the perfect shot. You need to get the right light, framing, angle, emotion, and sharpness. …

6 Life Lessons That Can Make You a Better Photographer

Photography can’t be all f-stops and shutter speeds; megapixels and frames per second shouldn't dominate your thought process each time you reach for …

How to Use Neutral Density Filters to Create Artistic Photos

Neutral density filters add artistry and mood to images. In addition to circular polarizing filters, it is another frequent go-to tool used by …

Traveling Light: Putting Together a Photography Kit for Travel

Taking photographs on holiday or whilst traveling for any other reason is one of the things many of us look forward to. The problem is travel, and in …

This is the First Photo Taken with the Sony Curved Sensor

Released in an article earlier today, what you see above is the first photograph taken with Sony’s revolutionary curved sensor. And while you can’t …

People who are making sense about Iraq

It's worth listening to those who've devoted their lives to studying war and the region.<p>There has been a lot of writing about Iraq's crisis, much of …

Inside Out

Do you ever wonder what it's like to be a pervy TSA agent, just scanning through endless bodies all day long? Or to have the ultimate clichéd superpower of X-ray vision? Well, it's time for a big reveal.<p><i>La Senza tights, vintage shoes, Ann Summers whip</i><p>PHOTOS BY NICK VEASEY<p><i>Stylist: Kylie Griffiths,</i> …

Oyster, the 'Netflix for books,' has finally arrived on Android

The popular book-subscription service Oyster has finally arrived on Android devices, Amazon's Kindle Fire, and the Barnes & Noble Nook HD.<p>Launching today, the Android iteration of " the Netflix for books" sports a new, responsive design tailored for the myriad Android device display sizes and new …

How to Prepare a Photo File for Printing

The goal of this tutorial is to help photographers prepare digital images either originated by scanned film or digital capture for printing purposes. …

The Yongnuo YN-560 III Flashgun and RF-603c Transmitter Reviewed

Before WWII Japanese products had a reputation for being seedy and inferior. Sony and Toyota changed that, with help from other Japanese …

Seeking A Boost: Italy To Include Cocaine Sales In GDP Numbers

Faced with a weak economy and a need to improve Italy's debt ratio, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's government will include illegal drug sales and prostitution when it figures the country's gross domestic product.<p>That's according to a report from Bloomberg News, which says:<p>"Renzi, 39, is committed to …