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NATO: Russia Has 'Sizeable' And 'Ready' Forces at Ukraine Border

Russia has amassed enough forces on Ukraine’s border to reach Moldova’s vulnerable Trans-Dniester region, NATO’s top military commander warned on Sunday.<p>Moscow has mobilized a “very, very sizeable and very, very ready” military contingent on Ukraine’s eastern boundary, Supreme Allied Commander …

3 of My Favorite Photography Books

We are all familiar with the old refrain, “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. Those who can’t teach, teach gym.” I’m still not sure about …

What Is Aperture in Photography?

Aperture refers to an adjustable opening in your camera lens that is able to limit the amount of light passing through the lens and hitting the …

Landscape Photography

FlexCam is a Flexible Camera that Snaps Dynamic One-Shot Panoramas

Companies and researchers are always coming up with interesting new camera concepts and prototypes that approach snapping photos in some unique way. …

Seeing and Street Photography

The next time you are out shooting street photography, try this. Put your camera down at your side and just look around for awhile. Watch things …

5 Reasons Why Zoom Lenses Are Better Than Prime Lenses

It’s an ongoing debate between photographers: Are zoom lenses or prime lenses better? Undoubtedly both have their pros and cons, but in the following …

6 Ways to Reduce Blown Out Highlights in Your Outdoor Photography

Shooting outdoors means dealing with challenging and changing lighting conditions which can sometimes lead to blown out highlights in your images. …

Composition and the Power of Line

Lines are all around us in photography. Conscious use of line can add depth or dynamism to your composition. Let me show you what I mean. Take a look …

Photojournalist Buddies Stage a Friendly Instagram Photo Battle

There’s nothing like a friendly competition among peers to make a road trip that much more enjoyable, and when you can get a few thousand people to …

TheQ is a Cheap Connected Camera That is Designed with Social Sharing in Mind

There’s a new compact camera on the block, only this one isn’t made by Sony or Samsung or Nikon or any of the other brands you might expect to see …

Digital Photo Retouching eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>Professional Retouching Techniques<p>We’ve put together a beautiful eBook for you to get inspired and learn professional tricks and techniques from a …

How to Get Stunning Colors in Your Sunset Photography

Nothing makes a sky pop in a photograph the way that a sunset can. Beautiful purples and yellows in a sky are often the result of the setting sun, …

15 Surreal Photo Manipulations

Photo manipulations are illusions created by heavy photo editing techniques. It is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something …

Pixelist Turns Your Favorite Instagrams into Hand-Made Oil Paintings

There a good few Instagram-related services out there that offer you different ways to print, send and/or use your favorite Instagram shots. From …

Introduction to Puppet Warp in Photoshop

By Frank Wang One of the most powerful retouching tools in Photoshop is a relatively new feature called Puppet Warp. Introduced in Photoshop CS5, it …

Tutorials

Is There Life after Photoshop?

Perhaps one of the most controversial aspects of photography over the last month of so, has been Adobe’s decision to move its Creative Suite software …

Street Photography Cheat Sheet For Your Travels

If you are new to street photography, or even if you’re not, remembering settings, nailing the composition, getting idea inspirations, and just …

Street Photography

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Photographer Captures A Week’s Worth of Groceries of Families Around the World

Grocery shopping is a shared, common and recurring experience that we take for granted in our everyday lives. Being able to visit and shop at the …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

Last Minute Wedding Photography Tips

In the eleventh hour, your best friend who’s getting married is in tears.<p>The professional she hired to photograph her wedding bailed. You happen to …

Guest Photographers or: Why You Should Have an Unplugged Wedding

Last year one of my friends got married and I was so thrilled to be her photographer that day. What was even more amazing was that she had an …

Photo Series 'Little Folk' by Talented 14-Year-Old Photographer Zev

When outstanding talent comes along, it is unmistakable. Zev, also known as fiddle oak, is rather abundantly blessed with an inimitable flair behind …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Photographer Imagines What the Subjects in Abstract Paintings Would Look Like IRL

For her series of Photoshopped images titled “The Real Life Models,” 19-year-old Hungarian photographer Flora Borsi created a set of heavily …

The Jarvie Window: Photographing Faces Through a Ring Flash

Check out the picture above. Pretty cool, huh? Well, to make photos like this you can use a special technique. It wasn’t invented by me, but by a Bay …

10 Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

<b>1. Move closer to your subject.</b> Nothing kills a photo quicker than a distracting background. If you have a great background try bringing the subject …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

Turn Your Tablet Into a Studio Light

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your iPad is your Sunday Times. Your game console. Your encyclopedia. The guardian of your deepest, darkest …

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