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Chase Jarvis Tells Forbes How He Became The Photographer Everyone Wants to Work With

Dan Schawbel, a contributing writer for Forbes online and author of the best selling book "Promote Yourself," recently met up with famed photographer …

Photography

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How to set up a home photo studio

While you can shoot portraits in almost any location, having your own home photo studio can makes it easier to control the lighting, background and …

Is the Landscape of Professional Photography Really Changing?

Every now and then I catch up to old friends from my early days in photography. Last week at IUSA is a good example. The conversation always goes the …

Ansel Adams

Photoshop Tutorial: Retouching Shiny Skin

Without a makeup artist at your disposal, even a great portrait can be ruined by shiny skin. So if you’re looking through the results of your most …

7 Tips for Helping Women Love having their Photo Taken by You

When I look at a picture of myself, I can point out a million things I hate: my hair is always flat, I hate the ptosis in my left eye, I hate the …

Digital Photography

World Press Photo Alters Post Processing Rules in Light of 2012 Controversy

In light of the heated debate over post-processing sparked by the winner of World Press Photo of the Year 2012 award, the Amsterdam-based …

An Introduction to Blend Modes in Photoshop

This week I had a number of readers email to ask about the topic of ‘blend modes’ in Photoshop. So I thought I’d see what our friends at Phlearn have …

Tutorials

New Webinar: Jared Platt’s Lightroom 5 Tips for Automating Your Workflow & Portfolio

Your time is valuable, so stop wasting it on tasks that can be automated in Lightroom. Photography workflow and digital asset management expert Jared …

Nancy Grace Horton: Ms. Behavior and Mad Women

Nancy Grace Horton is having a good year. She recently received Honorable Mention in the Griffin Museum’s 19th Juried Exhibition juried by Kathy …

Documentary Photography - Six Tips for Creating a Legacy

We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family …

Photography

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

Behind the Scenes of a Photo Shoot with an Academy Award-winning Actress

Cover photos for well-known magazines tend to have an air of sophistication. The talented photographers creating them must be highly skilled at …

Mario Testino

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

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

Tutorials

My Week With Heisler, Pt. 2

<i>Editor's Note: Contributor Sara Lando continues her three-part series chronicling her 10-day stint as an assistant/mole with Gregory Heisler in</i> …

Quick Photography Lighting Considerations

Refined photography uses distinct lighting strategies. Knowing what to look for is essential when the goal is a unique and artistically stylized …

Landscape Photography

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

How to Shoot High School Football

It’s the middle of August here in Atlanta, and that means that the kids are back in school. It’s a bit earlier than most places, but regardless of …

High School Football

Prince Joins Increasing Number of Artists Banning Photography at their Concerts

It’s become a pattern with musicians lately. In an attempt to force people to actually experience the concert they’re attending, many musicians are …

Battle for Stalingrad, 1942 - a picture from the past

This cinematic photograph shows Red Army troops in the ruins of war-torn Stalingrad in 1942. The city was flattened by German bombs at the start of their offensive, leading to a battle that was characterised by savage street fighting. The German defeat at Stalingrad in February 1943 is considered …

Portrait Lighting Setups Using One Light and Mirrors

If you think that professional-grade portrait lighting can only be achieved with multiple light sources, think again. Photographer Jay P. Morgan …

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. …

Landscape Photography

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 …

Digital Photography

The royal baby pictures show privilege trying, and failing, to look normal

William and Kate's middle-class make-believe with George is no more authentic than Marie Antoinette dressing as a shepherdess<p>Say cheese! The smiles of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge say it all in their first official photographs with Prince George.<p>Those grins say, for a start, that we are …

Concert Photography Commentary & Tips Along with a Point of View Perspective

Jared Polin scored a paid gig photographing Macklemore in concert. Lucky for us, he filmed his experience using a GoPro mounted above a Canon 1D X, …

Landscape Photography

The History of Photography (Infographic)

January 21, 2014 /Photography News/ Here is the beautifully illustrated history of photography, from early cameras to mobile photography.<p>Stats from …