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A Collection of Powerful Black and White Images

I have a background in black and white photography – using actual film and processing in a darkroom. The entire first year of my two year college …

Photography

Tutorial: Short, Sweet Workflow for Editing Street Photography in Lightroom 5

When it comes to street photography, much of the aesthetic appeal is the limited editing that usually takes place (or doesn’t take place, I guess), …

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Ghetto-Flo: How to Create Your Own DIY Kino-Flo-style Lights for Portraiture

We were introduced to the “Ghetto-Flo” lights after reading the excellent blog of New York-based photographer Brad Trent. He had mounted 4 standard …

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Small Business

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Digital Photography

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

Landscape Photography

Dramatic Black and White Photos of Solitary Moments in Photo Series 'Man on Earth'

Photographer Rupert Vandervell’s photo series entitled <i>Man On Earth</i> was inspired by his desire to show the isolation and sense of being alone even …

Tips for Better Street Photography: Day-to-Day Life

Photographer Kevin Meredith (aka Lomokev) takes his camera everywhere he goes. His name comes from the popular Lomo camera, which is just one out of …

Photography

How to Photograph Food For Professional-Standard Shots

A great food photograph can do a lot of things – it can make a viewer hungry, it can convince a diner to order a dish and it can sell a hell of a lot …

Full Frame vs. Crop Sensor Cameras: Which One is Right for You?

Too many photography subjects get muddled in argument: this brand vs. that brand; one technique vs. another. Yours vs. mine. Better vs. best. …

Why Apple’s China Disaster Is Worse Than You Think

The worst thing that could possibly happen to Apple has now happened: The company has run afoul of the authoritarian government of China.<p>Gatekeepers of the world’s largest and one of the fastest growing markets for every product Apple makes, the Chinese Communist Party-controlled government has …

China