Noel Santos

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This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Photography

Step Up Your Photography Composition with 13 Tips From Pros

Composition is the heart of your photography, Here’s wisdom from 6 world-class photographers.<p>Joe McNally tells you to bend the rules, Camille Seaman …

This One Thing Will Make Your Editing Better

Today Sven Pape is talking about how you can focus your editing skills on the single most important thing: Always tell a story.

Size Comparison: Sony a9 vs a7R II, Canon 5D Mark IV, and 1DX Mark II

One of the biggest selling points of Sony’s mirrorless full-frame cameras is how much smaller and lighter they are than comparable DSLRs, but does …

111 Portrait Looks with Different Lights and Modifiers

German photographer Michael Quack has created a helpful resource for photographers getting started with portrait lighting equipment. It’s a look at …

Kodak's New Smartphone Is a Photographer's Dream

It blows the iPhone's camera out of the water.<p>While the iPhone 7's new high-spec camera is a welcome addition to any wannabe photographer's arsenal, it doesn't quite do the trick for seasoned snappers.<p>That's why Kodak has just unveiled the Ektra, a smartphone specifically designed for photographers.<p>…

Add Vibrancy and Warmth to Photos With Light Bleeding

Sometimes it takes more than simple color correction to make a good photo into a great photo. If you have a scenic picture that could use just a …

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …

The spooky history of how cats bewitched us

By Abigail Tucker<p>Witches have always liked cats. Sure, they’ve been known to hang out with a wide variety of creatures, including lambs, hornets and crabs. But felines are their favorite consorts, according to an academic analysis that tallied up animal “familiars” from 200 historic English witch …

Pets

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Photography Equipment

As a photographer who has spent the last couple of years around plenty of other sponsored photographers and one who has a couple of sponsors of his …

Video Tutorials

Keeping Your Passion for Photography Alive When You're Doing It Full-Time

Photography is a craft almost everyone indulges in at one time or another. For some, it’s a weekend hobby. For others, it’s a full-time affair. …

Marketing: Understanding Different Photography Client Types

Photographers are often perplexed by the variety of clients they encounter each day. Even with a target market identified, it seems that no two …

Marketing

5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

University of Chicago

Your Brand: How Do You Attract the High-End Client?

<i>This is a guest post by wedding cinematographer Ray Roman, but it applies to all photographers.</i><p>If you could make the same income, or more than youre …

37 Recipes That Reinvented the Classics

We didn't think the classics could get any better—until they did.<p><b>Recipes like Caesar salads and ramen are classics for good reason:</b> They're close to perfect. But for exacting restaurant chefs and test kitchen editors, they're a foundation for endless inspiration. These 37 creative recipes …

Cooking

Lighting Basics: How to Light Portraits with an Umbrella

As my portraiture has evolved over the years, the mainstay of my kit remains to be large umbrellas. The light modifiers are incredibly adaptable, …

Wedding Photography Tips for New Photographers

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.As a photography educator who is …

7 Articles to Get You Up to Speed on the Fundamentals of Photography

When you get into photography, you'll realise that you can god as deep as you want to. Many spend a lifetime learning the craft and trying to perfect …

How to Turn Your Blog into a Business

It may not be easy to do, but with the right strategy, blogging can become more than just a hobby. Here are a few ways to start a blog and earn money …

Blogging

Take A Snapshot? Please, I'm A Photographer

If there is one phrase guaranteed to grind the gears of most photographers, it’s “nice snapshot”. We simply <b>don’t do snaps</b>, <b>we shoot photographs</b>, …

How-To: Develop Film with Coffee and Vitamin C (Caffenol)

Why Aren't You Creating Right Now?

Let me ask you a question. Why aren’t you <i>creating</i> right now? I don’t mean <i>right</i> now. I mean now in a general sense. The general-now. The now that’s …

How to Expertly Color Grade Images by Mastering Luminance Masks

One of the most versatile and powerful secrets of Photoshop is the luminance mask. Similar to a channel mask that allows you to select very precise …

70-Year-Old WWII Foxhole Photos Turn Out to Be a Hoax

Last week, we and many others ran the story of a rather astounding collection of photographs that were supposedly discovered in a foxhole where the …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Tanay | Mt Batolusong Climb and Kay-Ibon Falls Sidetrip

While my first few travels revolved around the mountains, I must admit that I haven’t climbed a lot lately. When a good ol <i>balikbayan</i> (back to the …