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Aspect Ratio: What it is and Why it Matters

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Square. Today I’d like to draw your attention to an area of composition that you might not …

Simple, Portable Lighting Setups for Remote Photography Locations

Photography clients don’t always have the time or budget to accommodate elaborate photo shoot setups, and some locations make using heavy equipment …

Photography

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

Time-Lapse of One of the World’s Largest Fireworks Competitions

Photographer Rob Whitworth has created a number of beautiful time-lapse videos that have received huge numbers of views online. This past April, …

Life in the Waves: A Short Film Shot Entirely With the Nikon D7100

Our buddy Chris Burkard that we interviewed the other day recently published a video shot entirely with the new Nikon D7100 DSLR. The video is all …

What Landscape Photos Would Look Like if Earth Had a Ring Like Saturn’s

Last month we shared some photo illustrations by science artist Ron Miller that showed what the night sky would look like if other planets in our …

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …

The Nikon D3s Can Survive Getting Wet, Muddy, Frozen, Dropped, and Burned

High-end DSLRs by major camera manufacturers are made to be durable. After all, photographers find themselves in all kinds of environments …

Dubai: Stunning Dynamic Timelapse Photography

Dubai is a truly incredible city. It contains some of the most glorious skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world …

Mesmerizing Timelapse of Meteor Showers and More in Northern Michigan

Timelapses are some wonderful things as we discovered earlier on from Google today, but this recent one put together by Lake Superior Photo is quite …

10 Things an Art Director Looks for in a Photographer

Here is a list of 10 things an art director looks for when considering a photographer, and what keeps them coming back for more.<p>#1: Personality<p>You …

How to Create a Matrix-style “Bullet Time” Effect Using a Cheap Ceiling Fan

Want to shoot insanely cool Matrix-style “bullet time” footage at home? You can do so with a single rig built out of relatively cheap components.<p>NASA …

Dear Apple, Let’s Talk About Photos

We’ve been managing our photos together for almost a decade now. Things were nice and simple at the start and we both knew what to expect from each …

How to Do Timelapse

All of us have seen timelapse photography sequences. Timelapses of sunsets, construction, the Aurora Borealis, etc. They’re beautiful, often very …

How to Literally Jump Into the Hadouken Photography Fad

Last month, we told you about a fun (and maybe a bit ridiculous) photography fad that had blown up overnight in Japan. The fad was to recreate …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Why a 50mm Lens is your new Best Friend

You may have heard the term “Nifty Fifty“ before. If you haven’t, it is usually a reference to the Canon 50mm f1.8 lens. But for the purpose of this …

Cameras

3 Minutes with Photographer John Paul Caponigro

Inspiration comes in many forms and fine art photographers can be a great source of inspiration. While fine art photography can often make a new …

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 Star Trails

Photographing star trails can be challenging but also rewarding. If you’ve never tried it, these tips will help you get started. Choosing the Place …

One Day in Brazil Is a Timelapse Film Featuring Epic Scenescapes

Brazil has some extremely beautiful cities and loads of sights to behold. But this recent short film captured our attention due to the scene that it …

The Secret of Creating a Strong Image - 5 Tips for Creating a Story in Your Image

In an era when we are drowning in images and lots of people and talents are competing for the viewers’ eyes or the magazines’ attention, have you …

How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

In a perfect world the weather outside would always cooperate, if not invite us to get outdoors and take photographs. Unfortunately, that's always …

Destination Wedding Photography Tips

Photo by Justin Mott/Mott Visuals Weddings, Koh Samui, Thailand<p>Destination wedding photography is definitely its own special niche. It typically …

How to Choose Your Next EOS Camera: Part One

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Understanding EOS, on sale now at SnapNDeals for a limited time. In these articles I’m …

Is This the Next Photo Meme? Merging Facebook Profile and Cover Profile Images

There have long been many Facebook Cover image and profile image Social Media hacks. But Laughing Squid is reporting on this latest one involving a …

How to Avoid Ugly Newton Rings When Doing Nikon Glass Scanning

The Nikon Coolscan 9000ED scanner is an excellent scanner. The included holders are of a very good standard and many extremely useful and high …

Super Colour: Exploring the Play Between Color, Light, Motion and Emotion

By his own admission, photographer Andrew McGibbon doesn’t like using natural light. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with shooting natural light …