Rakesh Mailapur

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How to Use High Speed Sync (HSS) Flash on Location to Capture Striking Portraits

Shooting portraits on location with a wide aperture can result in some great images, but if, like me, you want to underexpose the ambient light for a …

Shutter Speed

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

Tutorials

Bite Size Tips: What Is High Key Lighting And How To Set It Up

There is a huge difference between shooting in natural light and shooting in a studio because, in a studio, one has full control over lighting. …

Landscape Photography

Against the Heady Glow of Neon Lights

Dynamic, exciting, invigorating… French photographer Arnaud Moro’s series Glow feels like a rebellious nocturnal joyride, with nothing but the …

Photography

4 Post-Processing Mistakes Made by Beginners

Everyone goes through stages in photography. We start making snap shots, move up to making more thoughtful images, and then we start thinking about …

A Quick Guide to Choosing Locations for Astrophotography

Astrophotography is a lot like real estate in that it's all about location, location, location.<p>To pull off the very best photos of the night sky, you …

Get Started in Timelapse Photography Without Breaking the Bank

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.More and more photographers are …

Marvelous Fashion and Beauty Photography by Maksim Kuzin

<b>Maksim Kuzin</b> is a talented 22-year-old self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Maks focuses on portraiture, he …

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

How to save your iPhone photos directly to an external hard drive on Mac

How do I save my iPhone photos to an external hard drive? Using Image Capture you can cut out half the work!If you take a lot of photos with your …

Meet the wireless camera that lets your iPhone or Android see where no other phone can

Borescopic cameras are pretty awesome on their own. These nifty devices can be snaked through just about anything to give you views that would …

Every Mac could use a deep-cleaning kit like this

<i>This post is presented by Trend Micro, maker of Dr. Cleaner.</i><p>Your Mac is a complex machine. That means there are a lot of ways it can get clogged up. Whether it’s junk files or overused application memory, keeping a clean Mac is a lot like keeping a clean house. A little bit of regular tidying goes …

Operating Systems

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. Yes, I know I should have archived important, useful emails. Slapped wrists! <b>Alan</b><p>You may be surprised at how easy it is to delete thousands of Gmail …

Google

How To Make Money On Social Media (Even With Fewer Than 1,000 Followers)

Social media seems to be growing by leaps and bounds every day. And with it come viable opportunities for individuals and business too.<p>Just the sheer number of active users on social media can make your jaw drop. Facebook has over 2 billion, Instagram has 800 million and Twitter has about 330 …

Public Relations

Three mistakes all beginner portrait photographers make, and how to fix them

We all make mistakes in the process of learning. But some mistakes are more common than the others, and there’s probably no photographer who hasn’t …

Get a professional smartphone camera lens kit on sale for Cyber Weekend

Your family holiday photo says a lot about you, so you want it to look as good as possible, but why break the budget on a professional photographer? …

Mobile Photography

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

Landscape Photography

Here’s How to Add Drama to Nighttime Cityscape Photos with an Easy Lightroom Technique (VIDEO)

It’s amazing how an urban landscape that appears uninspiring during the day can transform into a magical scene when photographed at night. In the …

Apple extends free repair program for 2013-2015 MacBook Pro

Apple has reportedly extended its free repair program for 2013-2015 MacBook Pro units with anti-reflective coating issues. A leaked internal document reveals the company has now authorized free repairs for four years from the notebook’s original purchase date.<p>Apple’s first MacBook Pros with Retina …

Getting Great Light At Any Event

Getting great light in an event setting whether inside or outside is a tough shoot. You have to understand exposure, people are moving sometimes …

How 13 Instagram Icons Grew Their Followings to Massive Levels

Everybody starts with zero followers. Here's how these pros got thousands upon thousands of fans.<p><i>Instagram Icons</i> have unique ways to reach thousands of people each day. But every account starts at zero.<p>Whether the content is Hollywood memes or landscape photography, these 13 <i>Icon</i> accounts open up …

Getting Images in Focus When Working in the Dark With Flash

Darkness is one of the most difficult situations to work with. Cameras have come a long way towards improved performance in low light but no light is …

8 Situations When You Should Use Filters

Image: john mcsporran / CC BY 2.0<p>They’re inexpensive, lightweight, and extremely effective –there’s a reason that filters are the go-to accessory of …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

How to Photograph Stars: Camera Settings and Techniques

Photographing stars and the night sky is completely different than photographing during regular daylight or even the Golden Hour. Most of the …

6 Things The Average Instagrammer Does Better Than Most Marketing Professionals | Inc.com

You know the scene:<p>A room full of twenty-somethings, all staring at their phones, scrolling through eighteen different versions of the same picture, obsessively trying to figure out which one to edit and then post to their however-many Followers.<p>But behind this seemingly surface level behavior (and …

Social Media

How to Find the Best ISO for Astrophotography: Dynamic Range and Noise

ISO is one of the three major exposure settings in the exposure triangle of a digital camera — shutter time, f/number, and ISO. Of the three, it is …

Cameras

Camera settings and tips for concert photography beginners

<i>This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take</i> …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Photography