Behind the Cameras

By Pong Ampa | Cameras Photo Photographer and Model

6 Tips for Better Low-Light Landscape Photography

A glorious sunset will always attract a crowd of photographers. Yet the moment the sun dips behind the horizon, it seems everyone departs in a hurry. …

Tamron Announces Lenses That Break Them into the Prime Game

Tamron has announced two new lenses that break new ground for the well-known lens company. This morning, as part of their rebrand and push towards …

Cameras

Canon Officially Announces the Canon 5DS, 5DS R and 11-24mm f/4L

After weeks of rumors and speculation, Canon has finally confirmed that the megapixel monster known as the 5Ds/5Ds R is real, and coming to stores …

Cameras

Are Mirrorless Cameras Here to Stay?

In the late 2000s a new segment formed in the photography industry. This segment goes by many names, but the most common nowadays is “Mirrorless”. …

Cameras

5 Photography Books That You Need to Read Right Now!

Whether you’re brand new to photography, a seasoned veteran, or somewhere in-between, learning and re-learning the ins and outs of your craft is an …

Photographers

How to Correct Skin Blemishes Using the Patch Tool in Photoshop

There are many articles that discuss the overuse of skin smoothing in portrait photography. Photographers strive to find a balance between realistic …

Photography

How to Photograph and Retouch a Hotel Room in 15 Minutes

Last year at my workshop in the Bahamas, my students challenged me to photograph a hotel room in under five minutes. They then wanted to see how fast …

Architectural Photography

7 Tips for a More Anonymous Approach to Street Photography

Can you imagine a world without street photography? Think of the legacy that Doisneau, Cartier-Bresson, and lesser known pioneers of the genre left …

Street Photography

5 Tips for Goal Setting for You and Your Photography Business

Last December, no doubt thanks to data driven marketing, a little red ad with festive fireworks graphics kept popping up in my Facebook feed asking …

Photography

How to Evoke Emotion with Your Images

Some of us come to photography because we want to learn how to take better pictures of our children. Some of us come to photography because we want …

Emotions

DSLR vs Mirrorless: Which is right for you?

I’m going to try and dispel a bit of the confusion regarding mirrorless cameras and give you information on making the choice between DSLR vs …

Cameras

The Fstoppers Flash Disc Portable Light Modifier

UPDATE: We currently have a new large shipment that is being fulfilled through Amazon<br>After 6 years, a 2 year patent process, and nearly 18 months of …

Portrait Photography

Tips From A Model To A Bride To Be

Jen Brook, a model, recently wrote an article to future brides to be about what to expect and how to prepare for being photographed on their wedding …

Weddings

Canon Cinema EOS C100 Mark II

<b>Canon just announced the release of an updated version to its original C100, the C100 Mark II. Some of the highlights of the new model includes an</b> …

Filmmaking

Making the Most out of the Photography Stuff You Have Already

Several years ago I had a studio for about six months. It was really nice to have a space that I knew was always there, waiting for me to shoot in, …

Dedolight Introduces LedRama - Large Micro-Lens LED Studio Lights

<b>Dedolight introduces a new kind of LED panel lights that is covered with an array of micro-lenses to improve light direction and focus as well as</b> …

Photography

How to Improve Your Photography with Storytelling Images

How many times have you had this interaction? “This photo is beautiful!” “Thanks!” End of conversation. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course. …

Storytelling

5 Retouching Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Photoshop

There are dozens of "How To" articles when it comes retouching. Very few, if any, focus on vital tips that are often overlooked, that will take your …

Tutorials

3 Simple Ways to Create Stunning Eyes in Your Portrait Photography

Gina has a new dPS ebook just released – Portraits: After the Shot – check out out! “Here’s looking at you, kid.” Reclusive Hollywood legend Marlon …

Portrait Photography

How Many Studio Lights do you Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

Portrait Photography

The Future of Film: An Interview with CineStill

I’ve seen the future of film... and it is bright. In the next few weeks I will be interviewing companies that are pushing the film photography …

Innovation

Canon 7D Mark II First Shots: Let the image quality comparisons begin!

Cameras

Hasselblad H5D-50c WiFi Adds (You Guessed It) WiFi to the 50MP CMOS System

Hasselblad and PhaseOne are officially flip-flopping as PhaseOne just added its no-WiFi IQ150 following a much earlier IQ250 announcement and …

Cameras

10 Must-Have Camera Settings for Concert Photography

The correct camera settings are key to getting awesome concert photos in low light situations. Maybe you were in this situation before. You used the …

Photography

Which Three Lenses do You Need for Photography?

Two things occurred to me When I read Phillip VanNostrand’s article The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography. One, is that his choice of …

Prolost Bespoke Vintage Presets Are Like Instagram Filters For Lightroom

You might have heard of Stu Maschwitz before, possibly from his work on these Red Giant video projects, or perhaps the Plastic Bullet app he made a …

Tutorials

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

Photography

5 Pro-Tips for Publishing Your FIRST Fashion Editorial

Walking into a bookstore, grabbing a magazine off the shelves, and seeing your name and images in print is nothing short of wonderful! Getting …

Publishing

From Sydney to the Outback: Julie Fletcher's Incredible Australian Landscapes

After becoming disenchanted by a mundane lifestyle in Sydney Australia 12 years ago, Julie Fletcher escaped and found solace in travelling throughout …

Photography