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Useful Photography Tip #55: Place a Flash Against a Large Wall to Imitate Window Light

Often when I shoot products for the website, I try to think of different and creative ways to light the scenes but also have a natural and lifestyle …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

Belkin NetCam HD Wi-Fi camera can now spy on you

During CES in January, we spent some hands-on time with a new Wi-Fi camera from Belkin called the NetCam HD Wi-Fi Camera. At the time as close as we …

Wi-Fi

Chuck's Best Practices for Photographing People (February 2013)

<b>Chuck's Best Practices for Photographing People (February 2013)</b><p>This is a continuation of my new weekly series of "how to's" and best practices for some of the things I have learned in photography over the years.<p><i>Disclaimer</i> <br>First and foremost, I am a photographer of people. I do not shoot sunrises, beautiful birds, wonderful architecture, etc. (for the most part). I take pictures of people who pay me to photograph them (and/or their event participants). So while I <b>LOVE</b> all of the nature and …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Creating Realistic HDR Scenes using HDR Efex Pro 2 with Sean Arbabi

New Guide: Creating a Successful Photography Portfolio

Our latest free educational guide, <i>Creating a Successful Photography Portfolio</i>, contains major insights from seasoned photography consultants on how …

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

Useful Photography Tip #54: Use Your Phone's Flashlight to Aid Your Camera's Autofocus

No matter how advanced autofocusing algorithms have become, they still tend to suffer in low light situations. Granted, your camera has an AF assist …

How to Photograph Various Skin Tones

Getting the right photo exposure can be a bit tricky at times. Expose for the highlights and lose the dark areas, expose for the dark areas and blow …

How to Make a Cheap DIY Flash Diffuser for Macro Photography

Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how you can make a pretty nice flash diffuser for your macro setup for just a little time and a little money.<p>This …

9 Simple Steps to Make a Double Exposure Photograph in Photoshop

If you have been looking to expand your photographic creativity or add a new wrinkle to your repertoire, something you may want to consider is double …

The Importance of Always Having a Personal Photography Project

Ever wondered what it takes to make a living from photography? In the video below, professional commercial photographer Jen Pottheiser shares sage …

Digital Camera Maintenance and Care Tips

A digital camera is a sensitive device. As such, it needs to be cleaned and cared for so it will always be on optimum performance. Proper maintenance …

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Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Tips For Taking Better Food Photos

Have you ever been flipping through a magazine or browsing the internet and seen an image of an entrée that instantly made your mouth water? A good …

Entrepreneurial Excellence: Can 10,000 Hours Of Practice Make Perfect?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jon Auerbach is a partner at Charles River Ventures, a 42-year-old, early-stage venture firm based in Menlo Park and Cambridge, Mass., where he focuses on mobile technologies. Follow him on Twitter @jgauerbach.</i><p>Research over the past two decades has identified a strong link between …

Paris, France: Nighttime Sightseeing

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, …

Stories That Matter, Actions That Count

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How to Easily Create Selective Color Using Lightroom

This is a guest post by: John Davenport Selective color photography has been around for ages. It’s something that has been used in the movies – …

Tutorials

How to Make a Photobooth

There has been a recent resurgence in the popularity of photobooths in the past few years and now they are starting to pop in all kinds of places …