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Mark Cohen's waist-height view of the world – in pictures

The American photographer has spent decades secretly shooting 'intrusive' photographs of the people in his Pennsylvania town. And he never looks through the viewfinder to take them ...

Your Essential Guide to Photographing Cats and Dogs: Snapn Paws

Do you have a cat or a dog in your life? If so, we’ve just released a great pet photography guide on our sister site you’ll …


Making Sense of Lightroom’s Grid View

Lightroom's Grid View: Today, I’m going to take a closer look at the Grid View (part of the Library module) and show you how to customise the display.


5 Photography Tips for Engagement Shoots

Do you ever go to an engagement shoot location, but feel unprepared once you arrive? Have you spent several agonizing minutes looking around at your …


When to Use Butterfly Lighting In Portrait Photography

In previous articles, we’ve discussed photo lighting patterns where we place the light source to the side of the subject–split lighting, loop …

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7 Unmissable Tips for Better Flower Photos

People and flowers are two of the most frequently photographed subjects. That’s not a groundbreaking revelation, and it makes sense given that …

Stopping Time: How to Create Powerful Photography

In the digital age, anyone with a smartphone or a mediocre DSLR can take a decent picture—even striking images with lovely composition, content, and …


Photo basics: using your light meter

Now Playing: Watch this: Photo basics: using your light meter<p>1:27<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …


10 photo highlights of the day

Each day the picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of top photographs and today the focus is on portraits<p>• For more from the Guardian picture desk today see our live blog

Reflectors: Your Secret Weapon for Amazing Portrait Photography

There is no doubt that using natural light in portrait photography can get you the best results. However sometimes, as you all probably know, natural …

Review: Lomography’s Experimental Lens Kit for MFT Cameras

Today I received an Experimental Lens Kit from Lomography and immediately took it on a test ride while having my lunch break.<p>In case you don’t know …

Smartphones Continue to Destroy Wedding Photography and Weddings in General

You may remember our post “The Curse of the Wedding Photography Wrecker,” which shared a KTXL FOX40 “Don’t Be That Guy” news segment showing …


Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters: Essentials for Landscape Photography

Shooting landscape photography? Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters are a must to have in your arsenal. Here's why.

Landscape Photography

Halloween Photography Tips

With Halloween coming up I thought it might be fun to share some Halloween Photography Tips to help those of you wanting to capture the occassion

Photography Tips

The Pros and Cons of Photographic Competitions

The rapid and seemingly unstoppable rise of digital photography has also led to the rapid rise of the Photographic Competition. Of course they have …

Newborn Photography Black and White Conversion in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop. The Lightroom Preset System is …