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Film photography blogs to follow

As film photography has bounced back in the last half decade, there’s also been a big increase in the number of blogs devoted to it.<p>Jim Grey of the …

How This Super-Wide Macro Lens Gets Impossible Shots

Caleb Pike is showing off his new find from Laowa: a 15mm macro lens that gets a very different perspective.<p>The Venus Optics 15mm f/4 macro lens not …

How to work with the narrow latitude of color reversal (slide) films – By Yusuf Wiryonoputro

Exposure latitude is defined by the satisfactory range between the shadow and highlights at which details can still be visible and color reversal …

Landscape Photography

Camera Works is a new Leica repair & customization service in the UK

A reader emailed me about a new Leica repair & customization service based in the UK called <i>Camera Works</i> (www.cameraworks-uk.com). They recently did …

Cameras

How I built a 4x5 PointAndShoot: the RaulPC45

' .by Raul Pires Coelho <i><br>Raul Pires Coelho with his self build 4x5 PointAndShoot camera: the RaulPC45</i><i></i> <br>As a photographer, cameras are my tools. I can …

Tips for Better Composition in Landscape Photography

Good composition is paramount when it comes to landscape photography. Ansel Adams said, "There's nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy …

Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this …

How to Color Correct with One Click in Photoshop

Is there an unwanted color cast spoiling your photo? Correcting this is really simple when you use the curves tool, as demonstrated by PiXimperfect …

This App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Lightroom Control Panel

Control Room is a new app that turns your smartphone or tablet into an external control panel for Lightroom photo editing. This means you can control …

2 Tricks for Working Better and Faster with Photoshop’s Clone Stamp Tool

The Clone Stamp tool is a powerful option in Photoshop for removing or duplicating parts of an image. There are some tricks and shortcuts that will …

Review: BenQ SW320 PRO 32IN IPS LCD Monitor (32 inch)

The BenQ SW320 PRO is one of the monitors on the market currently drooled over and dreamt about by many a photographer. It offers a whole lot for …

Turn ultra-wide angle lenses into shift lenses with the Laowa Magic Shift Converter for Sony

Chinese manufacturer Venus Optics, creator of the Laowa line of lenses, has unveiled the Laowa Magic Shift Converter (MSC) for use with Sony …

An Ultimate Guide to Every B&W ISO 400 35mm Film on the Market

I’m photographer Andrew Branch, and this is my 400 speed, 35mm black-and-white film guide. In this guide, I will be comparing every 400 ISO black and …

12 Reasons Why I Suck at Instagram and You Probably Do Too

Like many photographers, I've been scratching my head at how to win the Instagram game. Over the last six months, I decided to up my game and upload …

How to Fix Overly Blue Waterfalls in Photoshop

If you like to shoot waterfalls, you've likely noticed that they often have a distinct blueness to them, whereas you likely desire them to be white, …

7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount now available for sale in Europe

Several readers have asked me where they can purchase the 7Artisans 50mm f/1.1 lens for Leica M-mount in Europe. Amazon Germany and Amazon UK now …

Cameras

Loupedeck for Adobe Lightroom arrives in the UK

Loupedeck, a purpose-built console for controlling Adobe’s Lightroom photo editing suite, is soon to be available on UK shores.<p>Designed and built by …

How to Post Photos to Instagram From a Desktop Browser

Heads up: you can now upload photos to Instagram from a desktop browser… using a special, unofficial trick. In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll show …

How to Color Your Photos Using the HSL Tool in Lightroom

Today, it’s becoming increasingly harder for your style as a photographer to become recognized. Of course, there are prolific photographers such as …

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

I Combined Digital Photography with a 174-Year-Old Hand-Printing Process

I entered the world of photography when digital cameras where already on the rise, and as a result, I learned photography on digital. That being …

App Review: Mastin Labs Filmborn App (Apple iOS)

In general, there are two major sides of the vintage film filter wars when it comes to mobile devices: Mastin and RNI. RNI chooses to focus on trying …

Searchable Database Lets You Browse Great Compositions from Films and TV

Raymond Thi—the creator of the Composition Cam app and ultra-popular Twitter account—is back with another great database for composition-obsessed …

Your Official Instagram Hashtag Guide for Photographers: A List Of The Best Hashtags [Instagram Tips: Part 2]

In Part 1 of my Instagram Tips series, three sure-fire tips were shared to grow the right following, the right way on Instagram. One of the methods …

3 Steps to Removing Shadows With Custom Luminosity Masks

Luminosity Masks Made Easy<p>If you’ve spent any amount of time in Photoshop you will inevitably run into a situation where you are looking for a bit …

This DIY Matchbox Pinhole Camera Is So Fun. Try it Out!

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>Pinhole photography is perhaps the most basic yet creative genre to explore on the cheap, while being super enjoyable at …

Pinhole Cameras

This Free Software Can Upscale and Enlarge Photos Better than Photoshop

Upscaling a photograph always means trading resolution for size. And while Photoshop’s “preserve details” scaling does a pretty good job, there’s a …

Software

How to Up Your Instagram Game, 16 Tips from Chris Burkard (2M Followers)

COOPH is back with another great video, this one featuring world-class travel photographer and TED speaker Chris Burkard. Burkard, who boasts over 2 …

How to Remove Fungus from a Lens

There’s nothing quite so frustrating as discovering a lens you own has developed a bad growth of fungus on the internal elements. Lens fungus is …

5 Strategies to Tame a Wide Angle Lens - Part 2

Continued from <i>5 Strategies to Tame a Wide Angle Lens – Part 1</i><p><b>Leave Room for Corrections</b><p>Sometimes you can’t avoid having converging verticals in your …