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We Interviewed Photojournalist Patrick Brown on Burnout, the Illegal Wildlife Trade, Photo Book Publishing, Crowdfunding and Instagram

For <i>Trading to Extinction</i>, Bangkok-based photographer Patrick Brown spent nearly a quarter of his life documenting the dark truths behind the illegal …

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions

Tips for Learning to Love Photoshop Actions - sample images before and after, how to apply actions, and when to use them.

Photography

Spectacular Time-Lapse Born Out of 13,000 Miles and 10,000 Photos

The “quit your day job and go on the adventure you’ve always dreamed of” piece of advice is given so often as to almost be cliché. And yet, many of …

Treacherous Lake Turns Any Animal That Touches It into Stone

Lake Natron is a salt lake found in northern Tanzania, near the Kenyan border over at the eastern branch of the East African Rift. The lake gets its …

Reflections: Portraits of the Elderly Seeing Their Younger Selves

When my grandmother was suddenly stricken by a massive stroke, my family had to make the heartbreaking decision to let her go. The doctor told us …

Colorizing Photoshoppers Put a New Spin on Old Historical Photos

There’s an awesome little subreddit that has been getting a lot of press coverage as of late. It’s called ColorizedHistory, and is a 20,000+ person …

Quick Tutorial Takes You Through a Step-by-Step Colorization of a Civil War Photo

Earlier today, we showed you some of the impressive work the Photoshoppers of Reddit’s r/ColorizedHistory community have been putting together. In …

Beautiful Photographs of the Frigid Isolation in the Canadian Rockies

Majestic landscapes and mountainous areas are always ingredients for imposing panoramas. The Canadian Rockies found in British Colombia is definitely …

Quick Tips on How to Build Relationships with Photography Clients

One of the biggest hurdles to starting work as a professional photographer is attracting clients. Miller Mobley, an editorial photographer based in …

Photography

Resort Photography Tips as a Commercial Photographer: Tell a Story

What’s your dream job? How does travel photography for a luxury island resort sound? Joe McNally was hired to do just that on Saint Lucia, one of the …

How to Get Into Concerts as a Photographer

While entertaining, attending concerts and sports events can get pretty expensive, especially if you want good seats for photographing. On top of the …

Survival Tips for The Aspiring Conflict Photographer

<b>“No professional soldier is sent to war without extensive training. Photographers who operate in exactly the same battle space without any training,</b> …

Creative ‘Hyperlapse Postcard’ Takes You on a Tour of the Country of Georgia

Although it shares a name with a certain state about 90-miles east of where I live, the country of Georgia couldn’t be more different in every other …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Shark Week Photo of the Day: Great White Shark Spotted While Diving in South Australia

Some photographers would jump at the chance to photograph great white sharks, but only from a very safe distance, preferably with a few inches of …

Interview with Wildlife Photographer Mario Moreno

<b>Have you ever had to put yourself in harm’s way to get the perfect shot?</b><p>A few times. I specially recall the one image of a rhino at sunrise. I had to …

Telling the Full Stories of War: Conflict Photojournalism

From June 29th through September 29th, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is showing the exhibit, War Photography: Images of Armed …

I Left My Camera Bag on a Train

Yep, it happened. It really did…<p>I just recently finished a whirlwind Euro-trip traveling with my sisters. The itinerary was Germany (where I am …

Ideas to Modify Natural Light for Portrait Photography

Every photographer loves that soft white light that pours in through a single window. Its diffuse glow seems to make anything in its path magically …

17 Signs That You Were Alive Before the Age of Digital Photography

How do us elders separate ourselves from those who only know what it means to upload? Here are 17 tools and toys you’ll immediately recognize if you …

A Pro Photographer’s DIY Ring Light for Fashion Photography

Ring flashes and continuous ring lights are popular among fashion portrait photographers. The circular lights are placed around the camera lens to …

Time-Lapse: Creating an Impressive 284-Layer ‘Super Composite’

Photography purists might want to look away on this one. The above video is a 9 minute time-lapse that speeds up 7+ hours worth of Photoshop CC work. …

Wanted: Recreating Mug Shots Taken in the 1920s and 30s

Back in 2009, award-winning editorial art director and artist Mark Michaelson released his book <i>Least Wanted: A Century of American Mugshots</i>. In it he …

Life of a Traveling Landscape Photographer

Many aspiring landscape photographers dream for the chance to travel the world and take photos for a living. Lars Schneider was one of those …

Photography

Ed Drew's Afghanistan: the first wet-plate conflict photos in 150 years

It must have been a peculiar sight: a US soldier, his hands and clothes pockmarked with black silver nitrate, hunkered beneath the dark-cloth of a …

In With The Old, Using the Daguerreotype Photography Process Today

In today’s digital world the art of photography is taking a serious hit. With the introduction of DSLR cameras and the instant gratification they …

Video: Photo Restoration and Colorization Demonstrated Through a Time-Lapse

Digital image editing technology — culturally controversial uses aside — has enabled us to do some pretty amazing things. In the past, we shared a …

Amazing Color Footage of Britain from the 1920s

About a month ago, we shared some stunning footage that showed what London was like all the way back in 1926. The original filming was done by Claude …

Shooting Portraits of Civil War Reenactors Using the Age-Old Wet Collodion Process

Wet plate photographer Rob Gibson believes that there are those among us who are “flame-keepers of the past,” and if such people exist, he is …