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Every Photographer Needs to Hear Pye Jirsa's Speech on Photography

As photographers, it is tempting to get a little defensive or protective of your knowledge. You worked hard to get the skill you have. You …

This Infinite Loop Timelapse Spins the Earth While the Stars Stay Still

If you point your camera at the sky and film, the stars will arc overhead. That’s because your camera is attached to a giant spinning orb called …

5 Important Photographers Working with Long Exposure

We have previously discussed the main reason that long-exposure photography is so appealing – because of how it presents the world in front of us, …

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Going beyond your camera's focus settings

Illuminated Course Bundle – 55% Off<p>Create brilliant photographs in any lighting conditions.<p>For Limited Time Only<p>7Days6Hours8Minutes36Seconds<p>Find Out …

Landscape Photography

The Complete Guide to Long Exposure Photography is On Special for the Next Week

We just wanted to give you a heads up that The Complete Guide to Long Exposure Photography by Kent Default is on special for Light Stalking readers …

Learn how to get the perfect exposure every time

A camera’s built in meter often does a great job of making a “correct” exposure, but it’s not always what the photographer wants to capture. Despite …

Nikon D-series

21 Long Exposure Photographs That Will Blow Your Socks Off

31 Examples of Long Exposure Photographs That Rock<p>Long exposure photography is a technique in photography that can really result in some amazing …

28 Awesome Links That Are Like Candy for Photographers

So much has been going on in the field of photography this week, and here we find that Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching in all corners …

Landscape Photography

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

Photography

Photographer’s Ephemeris 3D Brings Sun Tracking to a New Dimension

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a popular app that allows you to plan a landscape shoot by showing you the position of the Sun and Moon. Essentially, …

iOS Apps

All the Gear You Need to Step Up Your Smartphone Photography

Your phone camera is good, but it could be better.<p>If your smartphone isn't your only camera these days, it's likely your primary one. While a good smartphone can give you some great photos on its own, there's more options available than you might think for those looking to get even more out of …

Best photos of the day: the US-Mexican border and French elections

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including figure skating in Beijing and Teletubbies on parade in London

Photos

Tips for Creating Large Format Prints

Aaron Reed is a professional landscape and nature photographer. He makes his living selling fine art prints. If you view <b>his gallery</b>, you’ll see that …

Nature Photography

How to Securely Store Your Digital Photos

<i>I’d like to thank planetMitch for allowing this post on his informative website. It’s my go-to site for information about cameras and photo</i> …

Which Photo-Filter to Use?

How to make your Landscape Photo’s POP! Use Filters<p>Hi Guys, In this post I’m going to teach you about photography filters and deciding which one to …

Landscape Photography

Traveling Photographer Captures the Exciting Freedom of Sailing

Marine photographer Kurt Arrigo has captured the magic that occurs when one sets sail on breathtakingly blue waters. Since the artist grew up on the European island of Malta, he's always been surrounded by the sea. “It was all very accessible for me to do what I loved to do,” he told Instagram …

Mirrorless vs DSLR – What’s Right for You?

We're seeing more and more videos from people who switched from a DSLR to a Mirrorless camera. That's all fine, interesting and sometimes emotional, …

UV Filters – Do They Really Protect Your Lens?

Wanna see a lot of glass being shattered... expensive glass? Yeah, me too! But for all you gear preservation activists on the other hand, this is not …

5 Ways to Change Your Composition For Better Photos

If there is one thing in photography that every photographer can work on, it’s composition. Like many of the other techniques in photography, your …

A year with film – Leica, Contax, Nikon, and Hasselblad By Adam Laws

Cameras

Sat­lapse: Aerial Time-Lapses from a Bird’s Eye View

UK-based photographer Jamie Brightmore tells us that he has been working on a new style of filmmaking: a “a bird’s-eye aerial timelapse …

Time-lapse Photography

45 Astonishing, Abstract Aerial Images Found on Google Earth

In the fourteen years since Google Earth has redefined the map, using satellite and drone imagery, aerial photography, and government archived shots …

Photographer Travels the Globe Documenting What Remains of World’s Fair Sites

While visiting Spain and exploring the remains of the 1992 World Expo in Seville, photographer Jade Doskow noticed the surreal quality that these …

How Many Images Should I Take for HDR?

One of the most common question about HDR photography seems to be how many images should I take? This has an easy answer and the answer is <b>It …

How NOT to Mount a Lens to Your DSLR

<b>Update</b>: It appears that the video has been taken offline.<p>A relatively new YouTube tech channel named TEKHVLOGS recently published this unboxing video …

Cameras

The Ashes: This Really Is As Good As It Gets

All across the country this afternoon struggling club sides could cheer themselves with the thought that once their batsmen had survived for 112 deliveries they were doing better than Australia managed in their first innings in Nottingham this week. Australia’s capitulation in 18.3 overs – a Nelson …

Boxing Day