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5 world-class female photographers you need to know | Adventure Sports Network

It’s easy to assume that the extreme sports photo you saw while meandering the internet was taken by a man because, let’s face it, action photography …

Take Professional Photographs With Your iPhone Using The DxO One 20.2-Megapixel Camera

It’s amazing just how good the quality of the camera on the latest iPhones is. For grabbing a half-decent photo on the go it’s pretty well unbeatable. I’d go so far as to say it’s as good as many standalone compact digital cameras. Obviously you don’t have the benefit of a zoom lens, and neither …

How Different Are U1 vs U3 SD Memory Cards & CF vs XQD Cards?

Our field of photography is as wide and varied as a species -It’s almost an allegory for one. And like a living species, no matter how much …

Lighting Outdoor Portraits Using A Beauty Dish | Joel Grimes

Among the various lighting modifiers, the beauty dish is a favorite for many portrait and fashion photographers. It’s different from all other light …

Ep. 41: How NOT to Look Creepy Taking Photos in Public – and more

Featured: <b>Photographer and Veterans Portrait Project founder, Stacy Pearsall</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in …

The Dark Side of Photography: When Getting the ‘Best’ Shot is Just Plain Wrong

I firmly believe that photography is a powerful force for good in this world.<p>As reportage, it opens our eyes to tragedies we might otherwise ignore; …

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

How to Create Dark Moody Low-Key Portraits with Minimal Gear

To paraphrase Samuel L. Jackson in Jackie Brown, “Grids: when you absolutely, positively got to kill every lumen in the room, accept no substitutes.” …

Video Tutorial: How to Create Clean, Flawless Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions can be a critical resource in any photographer’s workflow. Turning otherwise monotonous tasks into an autonomous utility, actions …

Geraldine Spilker combines ashes with resin to create mementoes of the dead

French-German design student Geraldine Spilker has developed a process of binding ashes with resin, creating a tactile object from cremated remains …

MIT Will Teach You Photojournalism For Free

If you ever wanted to get more serious about photography, but weren’t quite sure where to start, MIT’s free online course in photojournalism just might be the right entry point.<p>The worst possible outcome is that you might end up a better photographer.<p>It’s not a full-blown photography class–there’s …

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2014

With so many websites utilizing the WordPress content management system these days it has resulted in a large number of plugins available to webmasters. They help webmasters do everything from analyzing data on the site to helping improve the SEO. The WordPress plugin directory allows webmasters to …

Thorough Tutorial Teaches You How to Fix Common Hair and Skin Issues in Portraits

Michael Woloszynowicz of Vibrant Shot is back with another share-worthy and thorough tutorial, and this time he’s showing you how to fix some of the …

Destruction/Creation: When Ink and Double Exposure Photography Digitally Collide

Inspired by the beautiful ink-in-water photography of Alberto Seveso — who, by the way, we’ve featured many times on PetaPixel, so definitely check …

Talented Artist Combines Photography and Illustration to Capture ‘The Sketch of a Life’

Paris-based artist Sébastien Del Grosso combines his talents as an illustrator and photographer to create incredibly creative self-portraits. Taking …

How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of …

GoPro Cameras Get Simple, High-Quality Filters with Lee’s New ‘Bug’ Lineup

GoPros are popular little action cams. Between the company’s brilliant marketing and the well-liked hardware, it’s not difficult to see why they …

How to Create and Use Photoshop Actions to Speed up Your Workflow

What are Photoshop Actions? Photoshop Actions are very useful time savers. Should you find yourself applying the same Photoshop commands or a series …

The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers

If the term “inverse square law of light” immediately sets you to hyperventilating as flashbacks of college physics begin playing in your mind’s eye, …

Clever Trick: Document the Exact Lighting Setup of a Photo Using a Christmas Bulb

When capturing a photograph, something many of us meticulously try to account for is the lighting — more specifically, how much light is coming from …

3 Reasons To Use a Circular Polarizing Filter (Plus Purchasing and Usage Tips)

There are many types of filters a photographer can use – from circular polarizing filters to neutral and variable density, color/warming/cooling, UV …

Back to Basics: How Best to Hold a Camera When Shooting in Low-Light

One of the advantages a beginner in any field has over an intermediate or professional who is trying to improve their craft, is that the beginner has …

Photographing Waves: How One Surfer Gets Perfect Ocean Shots

Clark Little didn’t plan on becoming a wave photographer; it just sort of evolved into a career after he went into the ocean one day with his camera …

MIT Algorithm Tries to Predict How Many Likes Your Photo Will Get Per Day

A photographer’s primary concern when taking a photo might not be “I wonder how many likes this will get,” but being able to gauge popularity could …

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

Trainer Q&A: What's the Difference Between HIIT and Tabata?

Tom Holland is a Connecticut-based exercise physiologist, certified sports nutritionist, and CEO and founder of TeamHolland. Holland explains …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …