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Digital Exposure Handbook: Book Review

This revised edition of ‘Digital Exposure Handbook’ could well be the only book you’ll ever need in your digital photography adventures. It begins as …

Understanding and Harnessing the Flexibility of Artificial Light

Since light is a necessary ingredient for making a photo, we have to decide how we’re going to light the photos we make. At its most basic level, …

Light Bulbs

Traditional Cityscapes Imagined Through Geometric Lines and Shapes

Dennis Duinker sees a lot of lines. In his mind’s eye that is. His cityscape and skyline images are all enhanced by lines that extend from unseen …

Model Releases: What You Need to Know (With Samples)

Obtaining a signed model release is one of the most important steps you can take to protect yourself when using client photos for commercial purposes.

Are Your Pics Blue Enough? How to Turn Your Photos Into Instagram ‘Like’ Magnets

Want to get more likes on Instagram? Make sure your images are predominantly blue, spaciously cropped, bright and mildly desaturated.<p>At least those …

Everything You Need to Know about Posing

Looking to learn more about posing your portrait subjects? In this lecture video from B&H Photo and Video wedding photographer Jerry Ghionis shares …

The Possibilities of Using One Large Light Source for Studio Portrait Photography

In the spirit of keeping it simple, one-strobe setups are many portrait photographer’s default when it comes to studio lighting. The best thing about …

First Lens Kit in the World that Allows You to Take Real, Optical Multiple Exposure Snapshots Using Digital Cameras

For those with an insatiable appetite to try something new on their cameras, Lomography just stepped up to the plate again. Targeted at the creative …

57 Fabulous Bird Images

Birds provide a wonderful opportunity for photographers to practice their skills. So today we thought we’d put together a bit of an image collection …

New Webinar: Turning Your Passion into a Lasting Career with David Bergman

David Bergman has made a name for himself for everything from his iconic shots of Bon Jovi on tour to his GigaPan image of President Obama’s first …

Almost Half of All Newspaper Photographer Jobs Have Disappeared, Census Finds

If you’ve been paying attention to the professional photography industry, you no doubt understand that times are tough and likely to continue getting …

Christmas gift ideas for your cat

Another week, another Christmas Gift Guide.<p>This time, it's all about cats.<p>Because I feel they don't get enough reward for all the awesome cat clips …

Learning to Love Rainy Day Photography

Rain too often gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s been known to ruin a few picnics and weddings; maybe it messed up your freshly washed car; baseball games …

Landscape Photography

Interview with Czech Republic Based Photographer Simona Smrckova

<b>How do you come up with your concepts? What’s your thought process?</b><p>During the day, I write down every little detail, small things I have seen. For …

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

Photographing a Singer/Songwriter for an Album Cover

Portraiture is perhaps the biggest field in photography. Portraits are taken for newspapers, books, magazines, business profiles, family albums, art, …

Photography

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Landscape Photography

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

Mother Turns Her Baby Boy’s Naptime Into Creative Dreamland Adventure Photos

Wherever you stand on the idea of having children, one of the advantages seems to be the infinite photographic possibilities opened up by having a …

Using Light Shaping Tools to Create Realistic Ambient Light for Outdoor Portraits

Although sunny days are great for getting out of the house and enjoying the outdoors, they’re not always the best days for shooting as the high …

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …