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The Four Best Medium Format SLR Cameras You Can Get

Medium Format SLR cameras aren’t incredibly expensive compared to their digital descendants, but some of them can be quite pricey if you’re looking …

Cameras

How and Why I Shoot With Two Cameras

Shooting with two cameras seems to be a growing trend in the wedding industry. When I first started shooting, I saw people doing this and I just …

Christophe Debon: One Of The Best Street Photographers Of Our Time

<b>All Photographs (c) Christophe Debon</b><p>Few photographers (dead or alive) make me jealous. Christophe Debon is an exception. I am terribly jealous of his work, it's damn good. As a street photographer there is lots of competition, but not much that worries me. This work worries me as it gives a whole …

The breathtaking war photographs of Heidi Levine

American photographer Heidi Levine, who took a stunning cache of photos during the 2014 Gaza war, has just won the 2015 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. CNN's Christiane Amanpour, who presented her with the honor, spoke with her in Berlin on Thursday. You can watch that interview …

How Much Post-Processing Is Too Much? Ethical Visual Journalism After The World Press Photo Scandal

WPP's recent disqualification of 20% of the contest finalists for image manipulation, without giving examples of the offending images, has raised …

Ethics

7 Tips To Make Your Street Photography Easier

It is no surprise to say that street photography can be challenging, at times, and even more challenging in certain countries due to differing …

Face Recognition Reveals Hidden Connections in 97K Pictures of Strangers

The Grocery Store Project is an unusual and ambitious effort by Danish photographer Simon Hoegsberg. After spending 159 afternoons over 20 months …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

20 design rules you should never break – Learn

<i>Just like with any profession or discipline, design comes with some rules.</i><p>While breaking design rules is allowed and even (in some circumstances) …

Graphic Design

Matthew Hall on Getting Sick of Taking Critically Sharp Images

<i>All images by Matthew Hall. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Matthew Hall was an English teacher for 13 years before closing up shop and starting to …

Why I Downgraded Gear To Upgrade My Photography

Nineteen years ago I got my first real camera, a Canon EOS Rebel X. This 35mm film camera for me was something I had been lusting after for years, …

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer

Let's face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to simply hire a photographer anymore. They do not care …

How to Not Be a Creepy Photographer

This is a post for all the dude photographers out there. I really don't want to be writing this, because I don't think it should have to be said, but …

How to Become Familiar With Your Camera and Never Miss a Shot

It doesn't matter whether you are shooting with a Canon, Nikon or Hasselblad, your camera should be a part of you. You need to know your camera …

These 4 Tools Will Help Improve Your Flash Photography

For the uninitiated, flash photography can be scary. There’s all this talk about lighting ratios and sync speed and…it gets to a point where some …

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Creating an Online Portfolio

We should clear up one myth before we continue, a photographic portfolio is not the preserve of the professional photographer. Yes, in the days …

A Brief Guide to Photographic Acronyms

Sometimes it seems like photography is just one big repository for acronyms. We buy a new lens, it is sold with OS or VR. Our cameras have very high …

10 Commandments of Building Muscle.

Like many gym goers, you’re probably looking to add some bulk in the form of muscle.It’s true that all of us have different bodies and have …

Exercise

Print Your Photos or Risk Losing Them to the Digital Dark Age, Internet Pioneer Warns

Want to make sure a photograph survives your lifetime? Print it out. That’s the warning Internet pioneer Vint Cerf gave at a talk recently, saying …

History

This High-Intensity Workout Leaves No Muscle Untouched

Sometimes we’re all for taking it easy. Going for a long, slow jog or breathing deeply through a restorative yoga class can be just what our bodies …

The Secret to Being Hired More Often as a Photographer

No, it isn’t your gear. While your gear can make you look like a better photographer in the mind of the fashion world, it isn’t the secret to what …

Going Urban With Your Landscapes: 7 Tips for Photographing Urban Landscapes

Let’s be honest, if someone mentions landscape photography to you, most people immediately think of beautiful sweeping vistas, majestic coastlines …

The 21 Best Bodyweight Exercises for a Strong Core

We've proven that achieving six-pack abs <i>is</i> possible (if not enjoyable), but getting a stronger core doesn't have to involve shunning carbs and …

Workouts

Gear Avoidance Syndrome: It Might be Healthy for Your Photography

GAS, also known as Gear Acquisition Syndrome, is very common among photographers. It simply means that you just can’t get enough new lenses, …

When Photographers Tell You to Be Original, This is What They're Talking About

When you spend your days scouring the internet for the best in the photography world, (apart from it being the best job in the world), it starts to …

Anytime, Anywhere, No Weights Required - The Benefits of Bodyweight Training

Let’s face it, not everyone’s comfortable at the gym. For some the setting is alien, others feel self conscious and would rather avoid it, or it …

Climbing

Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Shutter Speed

Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

4 Ways To Stop Caring What Other People Think

<i>“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”</i> <b>– Bertrand Russell</b><p>Last …

Motivation

Inspiring Short Film Takes You Inside The Mind Of Director Turned Photographer Jakob de Boer

Jakob de Boer grew up to follow in the footsteps of his parent’s. They, who both worked in the film and television industry, encouraged the young de …