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6 Reasons Why There is Blur in Your Photos And How You Can Avoid It

No matter how good a photographer you are, blurry photographs will happen. It's an undeniable fact of every photographer’s life. Professional …

Shooting the Streets of SF with Photographer Travis Jensen

Here’s a 4.5-minute profile of street photographer Travis Jensen, a man who documents life on the sidewalks of San Francisco. It’s a look at how …

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 …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

The Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2014, According to The Camera Store

Canadian camera shop The Camera Store has posted the video above naming its selections for this year’s best and worst camera gear. It’s 19-minutes …

14 Things I Have Learned From Being a Photographer

I am not at the top. I’m not even skating the middle, but I have been doing this photography thing for a while, and there are some things I’ve …

CollageMo Helps You Turn Your Photos Into Beautiful Collages for Your Wall

Want to decorate your wall with a collage of your photos, but don’t want to spend the time, energy, and money required to make it happen? CollageMo …

Kenji Yamaguchi: The Tinkerer Who Builds Custom Gear for National Geographic Photographers

Here’s a fascinating short video that offers a look into the workshop of Kenji Yamaguchi in the basement of National Geographic. He has worked there …

7 Most Challenging Shooting Scenarios and How to Make the Best of Them

We photographers love a challenge. Whether it is contorting ourselves into strange positions to get a macro shot, or trying to soothe a screaming …

How to Shoot 8×10 Large Format Film: A Detailed Step-by-Step Walkthrough

Using an 8×10 camera requires patience, attention to detail and a whole lot of steps in between. But don’t worry if you’ve never done it before: here …

How to make double exposures with a dSLR

A double exposure is a creative photographic technique where two different images are combined in one frame.<p>Also known as multiple exposures (depending on the final number of images superimposed on one another) you can make these photos in-camera -- no Photoshop skills required. Here's a guide on …

How to Create a Double Exposure in Photoshop

These digital days, accomplishing a double exposure is as simple as combining photos post-production style using Photoshop and a Wacom tablet. In our …

How to obtain a double exposure effect in Photoshop - Digital Photography Tutorials

Before the digital era, double exposure portraits were made by exposing the same frame of film more than once. I remember that as a kid I discovered …

60 Best Photoshop tutorials from 2014

Our annual tradition continues where we finish up the year by rounding up the very best Photoshop tutorials from the year. This is always one of my …

3 Inexpensive DIY Projects for Photographers

Unless you’re into flying, skydiving, or thoroughbred racing, photography is probably one of your more expensive hobbies. If you’re looking for ways …

Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

How Taking a Step Back Adds Story to Photography

We all have our strengths and weaknesses, as well as ways to deal with the latter. And it is only natural for us to sort of… drift towards our …

A Few Reasons to Switch to Photoshop from Lightroom

Lightroom’s task<p>I imported the images in Lightroom and applied my usual enhancements. I cropped the photo, adjusted the highlights and shadows and …

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …

The 'What' and the 'How' of great photography!

Joel Grimes on <i>What makes a great Photograph?</i><p>Photographers get sucked into the technical side too much.<p>click to tweet<p>This video by Joel Grimes ties in …

Together in Youth and Light - Photographs and text byJustin Gonyea | LensCulture

At one point in all our youths, we become caught between who we were brought up to be and who we are destined to become. In this work, I explore this decisive moment through conceptual serial photography, building a visual index for what is arguably the most trying period in a lifetime.<p>In the …

Tutorial: How to Batch Process Your RAW Time-Lapse Photography

Time-lapse photography seems pretty straightforward, right? You just capture a stream of images over a designated time frame and put them together in …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

Creative Underexposure with Nikon DSLRs

With the release of the D750, much has been made of its ability to recover shadow detail. Given the range of talents that the D750 has it is strange …

How to Motivate Yourself to Carry Your Tripod Along More Often

Cumbersome, heavy and unnecessary are words that often spring to mind when talking about tripods. All of these words are quite accurate and good …

Dramatic Black-and-White Studio Portraits of Goats and Sheep… Seriously

Finish this sentence: “I want to take dramatic, black-and-white studio portraits of _____.” If you’re like most people, chances are good you named a …