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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 …

Cheap Speedlight comparisons, which should you buy and why?

Venturing into the world of flash, and radio triggers can be a confusing, sometimes frightening and potentially expensive prospect for those who are …

Star Trail Processing and Six Tips that will Boost your Night Photography Skills

You're about to become better at post-processing! Raiatea Arcuri, a landscape photographer from Hawaii, has an impressive portfolio. I was pleased to …

Six Photo Communities For the Serious Photographer

Not every photographer can make it on Instagram; and with the new algorithm added to the news feed it’s going to be even tougher at times. One of the …

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How to do Exposure Stacking with Manual Alignment in Photoshop

Astrophotography can yield some amazing results even when working with a simple point-and-shoot camera. It helps, however, to know how to reduce the …

How to Light A Glass For Great Splash Photography

You can make some really creative photographs with high-speed photography. Fast shutter speeds and lights are the key components to success in …

Photography

Tutorial: How I Used Shadows to Capture This Stunning Sunset

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most motivational people on 500px. His latest piece of advice is for</i> …

Landscape Photography

A Beginner's Guide to Focus Stacking

Other than for special effect, photographers generally do not want out-of-focus images. But sometimes, regardless of which camera settings are used, …

Nikon F vs Canon EF – What’s the Difference?

Although discussing the topic of Nikon vs Canon can lead to unnecessarily long and emotional debates between photographers and I personally find such …

How To Photograph The Night Sky

Let’s go on a trip together and take stunning night sky photos. Hi, I’m <b>Dave Morrow</b>, and I will be your guide in this journey. I’m a fellow 500px-er, …

Landscape Photography

How to turn toy action figures into life sized super heroes with compositing

We’ve all been there, playing with our action figures as kids as if they were real. For me it was He-Man. For photographer Ari Mahardhika, it’s the …

Google’s $150 Nik Collection of Photo Editing Software is Now 100% Free

Whoa. Google just announced that it’s making its Nik Collection of desktop photo editing software 100% free.<p>You may remember that Google acquired Nik …

The Importance of an Anchor - Why Foreground Matters

Most everyone is familiar with the concept of an anchor in the nautical sense. The anchor keeps the vessel from drifting away, due to current or …

Photomatix Selective High Dynamic Range for Interiors

Interiors are tough to photograph. With film, windows had to be covered with gray gel (ND) to balance their brightness to the inside lighting. If …

How to Photograph the Full Band of the Milky Way

Our small blue planet is located on a spiral arm, far out from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. When we look towards the galactic center, we can …

Review: Synology NAS, a solid backup solution and great home media server with Plex

I’ve recently been testing the brand new Synology DS-216+ NAS ($299), a network-attached-storage product meant for consumers. Although Synology products include a variety of features, I will be focusing on two primary functions that I consider most essential and most useful to people today: Mac …

Science-Based 7 Minute Exercise

We know, we know. We should exercise more. But who has the time to go to the gym?<p>American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness journal just …

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Different workouts, some are more challenging and some are easier than others, will ensure that your muscles don’t get used to the same regime, …

Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

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How to Spice Up Your Portraits by Including the Environment

I discovered as a child that following rules is not only no fun, it’s often an impediment to true self-expression. Strict adherence to orthodoxy and …

Recording a Timelapse on a Nikon Camera

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

How to Remove Unwanted Shadows: PHOTOSHOP #84

High Key Portrait Lighting with 3 Lights

You might think you need an abundance of expensive lighting gear in order to create a high key lighting setup for commercial quality images like …

5 Tips for Interacting With Subjects During Portrait Sessions

Technical knowledge of photography is exceedingly important, but for the studio portrait photographer, nothing beats excellent interpersonal skills. …

Why You Should NOT Specialize in One Type of Photography

<i>Viktoria Haack was born in the UK but is now based in Canada. She has a background in fine art and anthropology with a love of the natural world. She</i> …

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A Complete 30 Minutes Night Timelapse Tutorial That Covers Everything You Need To Know

Taking a time-lapse is a complex task. Unlike a photo, which you can chimp and (usually) retake, retaking a time-lapse is not as trivial. This is why …

Fstoppers Exclusive Interview - HoldFast Gear Founder Matthew Swaggart on Photography and Entrepreneurship

The whole idea of what a camera strap should look like and how it should perform changed when the MoneyMaker hit the scene just a few years back. …

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Using Telephoto Lenses for Landscape Photography

When one thinks of landscape photography, one more often than not imagines dramatic, sweeping grand landscape scenes, which are almost exclusively …