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Best Tripod Head | A Face Off: Ball Head vs. Pan Head

Best Tripod Head Face Off<p>Ball head or pan head? No, I’m not talking about weird looking fish that probably taste okay, but you’ll never know because …

How to Use Focus Stacking for Tack Sharp Photographs

Due to limitations of our lenses, getting tack sharp exposures in which the foreground and background are both in perfect focus can sometimes be …

6 Eye-Catching Photos and How They Can Help You Improve Your Photography

Each photographer has their own way of approaching a scene, choosing which settings on their camera will best reflect their vision, and then crafting …

Photography

What is Lens Diffraction?

Lens diffraction is something that every landscape photographer has to deal with. Whether you’re using a top of the line lens or a very cheap one, …

Understanding Depth of Field: How Aperture Affects DOF, Visualized

The key to mastering photography is not to follow the rules but to understand them. Understanding the photographic principles that define photography …

Wistful Portraits of People Traveling Long Distance on Amtrak Trains

San Francisco-based photographer McNair Evans is literally on the move, working on an ongoing project he calls <i>In Search of Great Men</i> in which he …

15 Powerful Documentary Photography Stories

When we speak about a documentary photo story, we look at the change we can bring upon the individual or a community through the pictures. The …

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 …

Words of Wisdom for Photographers by Renowned Photojournalist Steve McCurry

Last month, we shared a popular video in which photojournalist Steve McCurry talked about the danger of focusing on your destination so much that you …

‘I Am Different’: Short Videos That Offer Glimpses Into the Lives of 5 Nikon Photographers

Nikon and <i>The Telegraph</i> recently partnered up for a campaign titled “I Am Different.” It’s a series of short videos showing how 5 different …

A First Glimpse of the Upcoming Panasonic GF7

Here’s the first leaked photo of the upcoming Panasonic GF7, the followup to the GF6. As you can see, the company is going after a much more “retro” …

Fixing What you see is NOT what you get when Printing

Robert Vanelli (Vanelli to his friends) is a working photographer, educator and author living in Florida. After a successful career as a three-time, …

Early morning

My Workflow: How to Stay Sane While Working as a Music Photographer on Tour

My workflow is the most important part of being a productive and successful music photographer. Other photographers rarely ask about it, but I feel …

Old Glass: How to Use Old Film Lenses with New DSLR Cameras

Do you want a sharp and well built lens? Of course you do. Everyone does. Think you can’t afford great glass? Think again. You may not be looking in …

DSLR Cameras

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 …

Shutter Speed

Is Being a Photographer Synonymous With Being an Artist?

Sure, the concept of photography falls under the realm of one the arts, but can you strictly label someone an artist based on their job or hobby? …

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 …

10 Macro Photography Subject Ideas

Are you looking for some interesting and out of the ordinary project ideas for your close up or macro photography? Want to break away from the usual …

Macro Photography

Phase One’s New ‘Mirrorless’ Medium Format System is Nothing New

Yesterday afternoon, the folks at <i>Digital Transitions</i> released a teaser for the Phase One A-Series, an (and we quote) “incredible new system using …

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

Landscape Photography

How to hold your camera correctly

If you are shooting hand-held, <b>you</b> are the tripod!<p>click to tweet<p>The way you hold your camera while you’re shooting has profound effects on the quality …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

5 Beginner Tips for Photographing Animals in the Wild

As I traveled through Africa, I learned many things about photographing animals while on safari. At first I knew absolutely nothing about it, but …