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Tough camera torture test: shock and awesome

Lexy and Matt test out the shock-proofing of the latest tough cameras as they're dropped, shocked, and, well, BMX biked.<p><b>Lexy and Matt test out the</b> …

Location Hunting for Awesome Sports Car Photography

So you have access to two really cool (and expensive) sports cars, your crew, your camera, and your lighting gear. So what do you need to make some …

Winning Jobs Through Personal Projects

Jonathan Gayman is an editorial photographer and PhotoShelter member whose primary focus is food. Coming from a graphic design background (with lots …

Is This the First Toy Camera Photo Taken from the Edge of Space?

We’ve seen cameras sent to the edge of space to take pictures, and we’ve even seen toys photographed at the edge of space. What we had never see, …

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

Landscape Photography

Camera Dominos: The Result of 200 Spare Cameras and Too Much Free Time

Here’s a silly video that’ll start off your Saturday on a light note. It’s called <i>Camera Dominos</i> and it’s exactly what it sounds like: a couple of …

Nova: The Card-Sized Color Temperature-Adjustable Wireless Flash for Your Phone

An external iPhone flash actually made our recent list of 13 photo gadgets we didn’t need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see the potential of a …

Photographer Lewis Morley donates archive to the nation

Man who chronicled changing Britain of the 60s agreed before his death last week to give his photographs to museum<p>The photographer Lewis Morley, the acclaimed chronicler of the outburst of cultural energy in Britain in the 1960s, who died in Australia last week, had donated an extraordinary archive …

How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when boudoir “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live …

Photography

Interesting Photo of the Day: Yangshuo, China from a Hot Air Balloon

Photos taken from a hot air balloon are not as common as aerial photos taken from the window seat of an airplane or helicopter, but they’re just as …

Hot Air Balloons

DIY: How to Turn an Old SLR and Lens Into a Peephole

It wouldn’t be the weekend without some interesting (and maybe a little silly) DIY project for the tinkerers out there. Last weekend it was turning …

3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version

By Helen Bradley If you’re moving from Photoshop CS5 or CS6 to Photoshop CC you may be tempted to clean up your computer and remove the older …

Show Us Your #Beam & Win Free PhotoShelter - PhotoShelter Blog

Six weeks ago we released the public beta for Beam, our new platform for beautiful and bold portfolio websites. Thousands of PhotoShelter members …

Photo Tip: Replacing Emotion with Logic When Viewing and Printing Your Photos

Photographer John Free‘s many years of experience as a professional in the industry have given him a deep reservoir of tips, tricks and advice from …

Beautiful Games: wilderness skiing

Shot on some of the most remote slopes in the world, including those of Antarctica, these images by American photographer and adventurer Jim Harris are rather spectacular. The combination of pristine snow, beautiful vistas and daredevil skiing is enough to make us envious of his career. His pics …

Athletes Among Us: Pics of Professional Athletes Playing at Life

What do you do when your last photo series went viral and earned you numerous awards and accolades? Well, if you’re Jordan Matter, the photographer …

Photographers' Lessons On Staying Safe Abroad, with Nikon Ambassador Ami Vitale & Elizabeth Dalziel

Whether you’re shooting in a war zone or simply somewhere far from home, photographers traveling abroad need to smart, vigilant, and prepared for …

Tough camera torture test: the life aquatic

Matt and Lexy test the underwater performance of the latest tough cameras at the beach and in the pool. Which sinks and which swims?<p><b>Matt and Lexy</b> …

Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

When You Need an External Flash in Photography

Occasionally I get queries from my friends who have recently bought a DSLR that whether they need an external flash for “better” photography …

Peer Into Early Astronaut Spacesuits With These X-Ray Photographs

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out onto the surface of the Moon, it wasn’t technically a military triumph, but it might as well have …

9 Features Every Photography Website Needs Now

Do you typically update your photography website on looks alone? Silly snapper! There is so much more to consider when putting together your website. …

Groom Wears Glasses Camera to Capture Wedding from His Point of View

When technology and marketing director Michael Kammes got married to the love of his life earlier this year, he wanted to capture some footage from a …

Photographer Captures His Daughters' Irresistible Shenanigans

Any doting parent proudly gets behind the camera to photograph their children especially during those wonder years of childhood. Professional wedding …

What's in Your Bag? Be Sure to Travel with These 9 Photography Accessories

Will you be traveling this summer (or winter, as the case may be depending on which hemisphere you call home)? I’m sure you know there’s a lot of …

What Does a Google Business Photographer Do?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a photographer for Google’s new street view ventures inside buildings? Photographers all over the world …

Kate Moss at Christie's - in pictures

Cara Delevingne has a long way to go – as these pictures to go on auction at Christie's later this month show, Kate Moss is still the model to define our times. Including portraits, artworks and sculptures of Moss over the past 20 years by names including Nick Knight and Allen Jones, this …

Interview with Amsterdam Based Photographer Jinna van Ringen

<b>How did you get into photography? Were you always passionate about photography?</b><p>I’ve always been interested in art and photography, but I started to …

Photographing A Same-Gender Wedding or Ceremony

Recently there has been several big changes in the way the US handles same-sex marriage. Now, I don’t write about politics, which I think is lucky …

Photographer Father Photoshops His Son Into the Fantasy Worlds of His Imagination

Two years ago, photographer and musician David Niles was watching his son Nathan let his imagination run wild as he played with his favorite toys. It …