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Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

DSLR Cameras

9 Tips for Photographing Kids

We all know that working with kids is as tough as it gets. They’re energetic, fast, and often don’t pay much attention to what is going on around …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

Weekend picks for book lovers

What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY's picks for book lovers include Matthew Gilbert's ode to puppy love, and Ian McEwan's latest novel, <i>The Children Act</i>.<p><b>Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park</b> by Matthew Gilbert; St. Martin's Press, 227 pp.; non-fiction<p>Matthew Gilbert's debut book has it all …

Where to sell your old iPhone: A comprehensive guide

As iPhone 6 pre-order mania continues, a growing number of people are looking for ways to get rid of their old iPhone, preferably for some money to use to buy the new version.<p>There is a burgeoning market for purchasing old Apple gear, from traditional outlets like Gazelle and eBay, to game stores …

Tech Now: Genius things to do with an old smartphone

It's not you, it's me. I love you, I'm just not <i>in love</i> with you.<p>Just because you're swooning over the newest smartphone doesn't mean you have to just ditch the old one. I mean, it's been pressed to your face or cradled in the palm of your hand for a few years now, surely you don't want to just …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

5 Tips for Taking Natural Light Portraits at High Noon

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Photoshop Playbook: How To Use Curves

Photoshop

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

Tutorials

Turn your Instagram photos into View-Master reels with Reelagram

Well before the digital age – before smartphones and tablets became the predominant means of looking at photographs, and before virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

What tie against Portugal means for the United States moving forward

The Group G match between the United States and Portugal ended in a 2-2 tie after Portugal’s Varela scored a stunning equalizer in the 95th minute.<p>So, what does this mean moving forward?<p>By getting a tie against Portugal, the U.S. is still in fine shape moving forward. The team is tied with Germany …

Beginner Tips for Posing People with Confidence

In earlier articles I gave you advice about planning a portrait shoot and some reasons for using natural light. Now it’s time to take a look at …

Photography

Nikon D4S Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Nikon D4S?<p>Professional DSLRs need to be peak performers. They have to be tough, fast and accurate to meet the demands of some unforgiving …

A Simple Way to Change the Color of the Sky in Camera

Have you ever been excited to photograph someone around sunset only to discover that Mother Nature wasn’t playing nice? Instead of a beautiful …

CTOs

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

YouTube

Tips To Avoid Creative Burnout

It’s no secret that everyone can become burnt out on what they do. Whether we are photographers, athletes, truck drivers, or teachers. If we do …

Burnout

4 Things You Can Do on Your Lunch Hour to Promote Weight Loss

Besides eating a healthy meal<p>No matter how crazy-insane your workplace might be, your lunch hour is <i>your</i> time—to chill out, fuel up, and take a well-deserved timeout from the all-consuming work world. And even if you don't actually get a full 60 minutes (these days, fewer people do), you can still …

Fitness

How To Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves Using Photoshop

Photoshop

A Message to All Artists: Use Photoshop Responsibly

In recent years Photoshop has garnered more negative attention than any other platform that is utilized for image manipulation. Photoshop can be used …

14 Female Photographers You Should Know Now

Professional photography has been historically dominated by men, and in certain areas, we still see low representation of women (e.g. the number of …

50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …