Charles Puckle

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How to Photograph Beauty in the Mundane

I’ve been super-inspired recently in my photography: finding more beauty in everyday life — in the small details. Life is great!<p>First of all, what …

Street Photography

'My camera helped me beat anxiety'

<b>We all know how it feels to be anxious - exams, asking someone out, job interviews can all stir up momentary butterflies and blind panic. But anxiety can be an overwhelming and debilitating problem, crippling a person's ability to function day to day. During Mental Health Awareness Week, one man</b> …

Job Interviews

How to Develop Your Personal Photographic Style

Developing a unique photographic style is a goal of every photographer. It is an evolutionary process that takes time and experience. Once it begins …

Landscape Photography

Bite Size Tips: The Misty Water Effect

Have you ever wondered how to get that magical, dreamy, mist-like effect in your images when shooting any flowing water features like a waterfall or …

Landscape Photography

How to Pose Your Friends Like Models

If you’ve ever asked your friends to pose for a photo shoot before, you may have found that it can be difficult achieving high-quality poses when …

Yoga

11 Tips for Photographing Your Dog or Cat Like a Pro

In order to make your snapshots stand out above the rest by making them look professional, incorporating several creative elements can do just that. …

Landscape Photography

3 Free E-Books on Still Life Photography That Will Help You Master the Craft

Still life photography might seem pretty straightforward as it deals with shooting inanimate subjects but it requires a lot of thoughtful effort to …

Photography

5 Amazing Photography Walks To Join In London, UK

Personally, when it comes to going out to photograph in London, I’m a lone ranger.<p>I enjoy getting lost in my thoughts, or having a podcast or some …

Photography

Focus Stacking in Photoshop

Focus stacking has been going on for years within the macro and landscape communities. I have used it successfully for both and it can be a very …

Tutorials

How to photograph bluebells

Many photographers ask how to photograph bluebells but it’s actually very simple, just follow our simple guide:<p>How to photograph bluebells: …

11 gotta-know iOS camera tricks for beginners

The original iOS Camera app was so simple, toddlers could master it—and often did. Indeed, there was little more than a viewfinder, a shutter release, and a toggle that let you switch between still photos and videos.Over the years, the iOS camera interface has evolved into a sleek, sometimes …

Mobile Photography

High Contrast Grunge Photography - Current Photographer | Websites and Selling Solutions for Photographers

High Contrast Grunge Photography takes the look of traditional Kodalith darkroom prints to the digital era (or for those of you still shooting with …

Small Business

Tips To Improve Your Grunge Photography

Every small town will always have at least one ghost road, at least one abandoned building, and generally a handful of friendly people who will be …

GeoTagging

Zenfolio vs Smugmug: Choosing the Best Photography Portfolio

So you’re finally ready to build your online photography portfolio. You’ve probably been doing comparison searching online to find out the best way …

Web Design

5 Mistakes Even Experienced Photographers Make

You never stop learning and that’s a good thing. It's something that is particularly appropriate to photography.<p>Think about it, the actual process of …

Landscape Photography

The Art of Strategy Is About Knowing When to Say No

When HubSpot was in its earliest stages, I used to say yes to almost anything: new features, new initiatives, new ideas. It empowered my team to move fast and get things done. I prided myself on being a “yes” man. We were working hard on getting product-market fit right, so anything we could do to …

Entrepreneurship

Here Is the Largest Map of Our Galaxy Ever Made

The newly released database contains over a billion stars.<p>There are just so many stars. With around 300 billion stars across the entire Milky Way, making a detailed map of our entire galaxy is nearly impossible. But Europe’s space agency, the ESA, is doing it anyway.<p>On Wednesday, the released the …

Universe

The Startling Colors and Abstract Shapes of Salt Ponds

Masterpieces from above.<p>As an aerial photographer, Tom Hegen is used to seeing the world from a different perspective. But even he was astonished at …

Aerial Photography

How to Get Tack Sharp Portraits in Photoshop

This great tutorial video will show you how to better sharpen your portrait images in Photoshop.<p>Getting it right in camera is only half the battle. …

Tutorials

Low-light photography: How low can you go?

<b>Low light can still yield great images – landscape and travel photographer David Clapp shares his top tips and techniques</b><p>David’s top tips for getting …

Landscape Photography

9 Essential ways to capture sharp landscape photos

Every landscape photographer loves a grand vista – when you have a large scene with a distinct foreground, middle ground and background that gives …

Landscape Photography

How Moonlight Effects Night Photos

The moon often acts as your primary source of light for your night photos, just like the sun does during the day. You should always know what the …

Meike Unveils an 85mm f/1.8, Its First Autofocus Lens

Meike has announced its new 85mm f/1.8 full-frame lens, the Hong Kong-based camera gear manufacturer’s first autofocus lens. It’s available for Canon …

Cameras

7 Invaluable Tricks from One of the World’s Best Hotel Bars

At this point, it’s an open secret among people who love good drinking and love Manhattan: There’s a “hidden” book tucked inside the new <i>The NoMad</i> …

My Quest to Find the Best Photography Gloves

After almost freezing my hands during an Iceland photo trip, I began a long search for proper winter gloves that would be both warm and ergonomic for …

A Timelapse of the Fastest-Ever Climb of El Capitan in Yosemite

On October 2017, rock climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the record for speed climbing The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite by making it to …

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

Photos of KFC Fried Chicken as Fiery Explosions

Here’s something that’s strange yet creative. KFC Hong Kong wanted to promote its Hot & Spicy fried chicken, so the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Hong …

Why Bad Photographers Think They’re Good

Did you know that the worse you are at photography, the more likely it is that you think you’re great at it? It’s a cognitive bias in psychology …

10 Photography Myths You Need to Stop Believing In

Photography, just like life, is not black and white. And yet, there are so many rules and blanket statements that seem to be blindly accepted by both …