Paul Hands

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The Fading “Grands Ensembles” of Paris

Laurent Kronental’s Souvenir d’un Futur photos capture these stigmatized housing experiments and their aging residents.<p>From the 1950s to the 1980s, Paris erected a series of massive apartment complexes to address a burgeoning housing crisis and accommodate an influx of foreign immigrants after …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

10 masters of Color Street Photography you can not ignore

May<p>2015<p>Posted by alexcoghe on 11 May 2015 / 7 Comments<p><b>Another list for my readers. This time focused on the masters, in particular on street</b> …

Half A Century Of Making Photographs: A Conversation With Joel Meyerowitz

<b>All Photographs Copyright Joel Meyerowitz</b><p>Joel Meyerowitz requires little introduction. He is a living legend in street photography. Beginning with his pioneering of color street photography, more accurately color photography in general, Meyerowitz has innovated and trail blazed his way through five …

The Unseen Real/Unreal Seen: Musings on Street Photography

<b></b><b>Garry Winogrand, NYC, 1967</b><b>Photos simplify. Reality is that which is in a constant, never ending state of becoming or dissolving. Photography is a lie</b> …

5 Ways to Make Your Street Photography More Interesting

Countless photographers and photography critics have engaged in lively debates about the precise definition of street photography. There are those …

Tips for Breaking into Commercial Photography

<i>This interview is just one of many from our free, downloadable Guide: Breaking Into Commercial Photography. For more tips, download your copy today,</i> …

How to Give Give Your Shots the Cinematic Look in Lightroom

We all love the movies. It's not only the feel of sitting in a cinema watching on a big screen, it’s the skill of the director and cinematographers …

Tutorials

The Future of Photography Websites - Understanding and Adapting to Trends

Right off the bat, this is not an article about what background colors to use, what plugins to install, or other shallow web design fashion trends. …

Web Design

What You Can Learn From Three Influential Street Photographers

Street photography continues to be a growing area in the industry. More and more people enjoy it and are learning how hard it is to get it right. …

50 street photographers you should follow in 2015

Apr<p>2015<p>Posted by alexcoghe on 16 Apr 2015 / 27 Comments<p><b>Please note: this is not a list of influential street photographers by the moment just the</b> …

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

Tutorials

Lightroom and Photoshop Tutorial Videos

Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Tutorials<p>Over time I’ve been putting together the occasional Lightroom and Photoshop post processing tutorial video as …

New Guide! The SEO Guide for Photographers

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization, the most important question you can ask yourself is: how can I improve my SEO so my photography business …

How to Use Virtual Copies in Lightroom

Imagine that you have just processed a color image and that you are happy with the result. But you’d also like to experiment with it a little. …

Tutorials

How to Export JPGs for the Web from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

How to find the sweet spot when exporting between image quality and file size to make your images load quickly.

Easy Method to Choose the Right Light Modifiers for Your Photography

One of the most intimidating things to learn when it comes to lighting is how to choose the right light modifiers. There are countless umbrellas, …

How to Select Fuzzy Hair in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, Nathaniel Dodson from Tutvid.com shows you how to select fuzzy hair in Photoshop. This is one of the most hairy (excuse the …

BTS: Capturing the Lives of Gauchos in Patagonia for National Geographic

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how photographer Tomás Munita journeyed through the landscape of Patagonia in Chile to document the lives of …

11 Awe-Inspiring Quotes from David Burnett, Joe McNally, Ami Vitale & More

In need of some inspiration for your photo business? In our most recent guide, <i>The Inspiration Handbook: 50 Tips from 50 Photography Trailblazers</i>, we …

How I Use Collections in Lightroom

One of my absolute favorite features inside of Lightroom is the Collections panel. Collections allow the user to “collect” photos from different …

Steampunk Friends for Life: A Little Story About the Power of Networking as a Photographer

This is a story about networking, giving back, friendship, trust, #sharingiscaring and steampunk.<p>Before I moved to Cardiff, Wales, I decided that I …

Review: Take The Mystery Out Of Lighting by Joel Grimes

Lighting a scene correctly and creatively so that you get the look you want from your shoot is the most important but at the same time the most …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

Tutorials

The Secrets of Frequency Separation Retouching

Frequency separation retouching is an amazing technique for separating two main tasks of retouching in general: editing the fine details in your …

Starbursts - How to create and control them in your photos

Starbursts can be a nice feature in your photos – especially in landscapes and night shots. But somehow, they seem to show up only infrequently and …

20 Eye-Catching Packaging and Presentation Examples for Photographers

There are a few ways to deliver images to your clients: on a DVD, on a flash-drive, or through a custom online gallery. The first two ways are the …

The Many Lives of William Klein – A Documentary about World’s most Influential Photographer

Incredible and the most rewarding documentary on photography you will see in a long long time. Yes, this is the documentary on the wonderful artist …

Photography