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How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

For quite a few years now, high dynamic range photography, or simply HDR, has been an important trend in photography as it allows the photographer to …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

Jaw-Dropping Selfies Taken In The Canadian Wilderness

Paul Zizka photographs himself in front of the Aurora Borealis, under starry night skies, and in the mountains of Canada in this gorgeous series.<p>The ubiquitous “selfie” has gotten a bad reputation for driving epidemic narcissism and the reign of duck lips. But Alberta-based photographer Paul …

Photography

Review: Can Storehouse for iPad Help Everyone Tell Beautiful Stories?

There’s no doubt about it — Storehouse, an iPad app that lets you quickly lay out and publish photos, videos and text as shareable stories, is simply gorgeous.<p>After all, the app was launched just yesterday by Apple’s former user experience evangelist and UI designer Mark Kawano — and his design and …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Quick Macro Photography Tricks

If you delve into the incredible world of macro photography, with the aid of a few digital photography tricks, you can take photographs of insects …

Macro Photography

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three …

Eyes like a Shutter and Mind like a Lens – Stunning Street & Travel Photography by Joydeep Mukherjee

Earthiness of India is getting reflected in all these photographs. An unbelievable amount of passion from a photographer who believes in capturing …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

Pixelstick Takes Your Long Exposure Photography To A Trippy New Level

Remember that night when you and your friends discovered how to “draw” with your camera’s long exposure function?<p>You started out simple, piercing the dark with a cheap handheld flashlight as you traced a terrible rendition of your name through the air. You were hardly halfway through the last …

Kauai Attractions That Will Have You Ready To Book A Flight... Now

Most people are familiar with the "Big Three" among the Hawaiian islands; Oahu, Big Island and Maui are staples for Hawaii tourists and are usually first stops for visitors. But there's a strong case to be made for why Kauai, the Garden Island, should be your first stop in Hawaii.<p>Under-appreciated …

How to Develop and Share Photos with Lightroom

Photographers have long favored Photoshop for editing digital images. Because the software is so powerful, many artists don’t much consider other …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Waterfall Photography Tips and Techniques

Waterfalls seem to grab the hearts and minds of people. Go to any location that has one or more waterfalls and it is pretty much a guarantee that …

Landscape Photography

Photographer Captures Incredible Photos of Planes in Front of the Sun and Moon

In search of a difficult photo project? Try photographing airplanes passing in front of the sun and the moon. That’s what French photographer …

Third-party Chromecast apps stream local movies, pics and more from PCs, Macs, Androids

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Google’s Chromecast(s GOOG) is the newest way to wirelessly stream media from the cloud to an HDTV, but it’s capable of more. …

How to Shoot Landscapes at Sunset

Sunsets are a huge draw for landscape photographers due to the unique light at the end of the day. Not only is the colour of the light attractive but …

Digital Photography

How I Took This Award Winning Night Sky Group Photo

Last weekend one of my photos was selected as a category winner in the national night sky photography competition, the David Malin Awards. The …

How to Use Gobos in Portrait Photography

Gobo <i>[goh-boh]</i> <i>noun</i> – In photography, any object that goes between your subject and your light source. Gobos are commonly used to cast different …

Photography

Portrait Photography Tips

Portraiture can be very rewarding. It’s a chance to show the best side (literally) of someone, and create a photo that communicates something …

Photography Tips

17 Perfect Pictures of Pennies

‘In for a penny, in for a pound.’ ‘Penny for your thoughts.’ ‘My two cents.’ ‘A penny saved is a penny earned.’ Proverbs and pennies go together …

How to take great portrait photos

To take successful photographs of people, you need to be both direct <i>and</i> candid. Always get close to your subjects; standing at a distance with a long …

6 Tips for Mastering Bokeh

Bokeh. There’s that word again. It’s one of the most obsessed-over words in photography, from how to pronounce it to how to “make it.” It often seems …

Photographs of Ocean Waves Captured With a Long Lens and Slow Shutter

Photographer David Orias of Santa Barbara, California photographs waves with a slow shutter speed, capturing their movement, color, and power as they …