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A Beginner’s Guide to Canon and Nikon Lens Abbreviations

Welcome to the world of photography, where geeky scientists make great lenses… and use all their secret codes to confuse consumers. Fret not, this …

Basic Timelapse Photography Tutorial

There’s more than one way to make a timelapse sequence. One way is to shoot with a video camera and speed up the video during post-processing. While …

‘Master of Photography’: A Major New Photo Competition TV Show

“Master of Photography” is a new TV show that aims to do for photography what American Idol did for singing. Created by Sky Arts, it’s the first TV …

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Ten Must See Photography Documentaries and Their Trailers

If I ever find myself wallowing in a creative rut, I have a few surefire ways out of that hole. My most effective method, although probably not the …

Ten of the most inspiring photo stories of the month

In typical fashion, <i>Fotografia</i> magazine has curated an incredible selection of photography stories direct from their site for their monthly guide to some of the best les-men and women working today. Taking us into the cultural heart of our homeland for a look at mod and skinhead culture, to our …

How to Create a Personal Photography Project

In a way, your journey as a photographer will start out with personal projects. Everything that you shoot for those first few months or years are …

Ten photographers who owned it this month

“Photographs should be like a punch in the face, without anesthesia,” photographer Igor Pisuk told <i>Fotografia</i> Magazine last month in regards to his dark series <i>Deceitful Reverence –</i> in which he captured his own nude body in the aftermath of alcohol addiction. Not only does Pisuk’s intense work make …

The Best Six Photography Books Of 2015

A Lebanese journalist’s archive, prisons worldwide, gay cruising, child labor in DRC, an inside view of Chinese celebrity, and a newspaper about a …

LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2015

Lars Boering<p><i>Managing Director</i><br>World Press Photo<br>Amsterdam, The Netherlands<p>Lars Boering is the Managing Director of World Press Photo, the world's leading international contest in visual journalism. He has been actively involved with photography for many years. He has (co)produced exhibitions with …

13 Adorable Animals That Stole Our Hearts in 2013

While some artists and photographers are inspired by their children, others look to more furry friends for that creative kick. Today, we take a look at thirteen people who introduced us to some highly adorable animals this year. From a rare half-donkey half-zebra to a globe-trotting dog, this group …

The First Family - Taken By Annie Leibovitz

You may not agree with his policies, heck, you may even cringe when you hear his voice, but you probably can appreciate this new family photo taken by Annie Leibovitz. It was just officially released to the public yesterday through the White House Flickr account. President Barack Obama, First Lady …

How To Photograph The Female Face – Portrait Photography

Whether it’s a wife, girlfriend, daughter or even a complete stranger – when you photograph a female’s face, she expects you to make her look …

Digital Camera Metering Modes

<b>Articles by Keith Jones Archives - PictureCorrect</b>10 articles<p>Tuesday, April 10th, 2018<p>Why do so many casual and amateur photographers shy away from …

Landscape Photography

​21st Century Street Photography: 250 New Examples - Selection and text by Jim Casper | LensCulture

“All the world’s a stage”<i><br>—William Shakespeare, As You Like It</i><p><b><br>The Possibilities of Street Photography</b><p>Photographers have played with and explored street photography since the beginning of photography itself — capturing anonymous moments of beauty, grace, absurdity, sorrow, delight, outrage, and …

Street Photography

5 Photography Books You Will Want to Own

The sources of education and inspiration available to photographers today are seemingly endless, thanks mainly to the digitized world in which we …

New! The 2016 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

For the third year running, we’re excited to release The 2016 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests. We’ve partnered up with the World Photography …

How to Plan a Fashion Photography Shoot

It wouldn’t be too far from the truth to think that fashion photography is basically portraiture with a small plot twist. Instead of having just the …

Deer Photobombs a Baby Photo Shoot, and a Magical Portrait is Born

A photographer in Louisiana recently shot a baby photo that was a lot more magical than she had planned. In the middle of the outdoor photo shoot, a …

How to Use Lens Aperture to Demonstrate Importance and Tell Stories

Single lens reflex cameras have interchangeable lenses that allow photographers to change the aperture of those lenses. The aperture is the hole …

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Free E-book: Learn From the Masters of Street Photography

Dear streettogs,I am excited to announce my new free “open-source” e-book: “<b>Learn From the Masters of Street Photography</b>.” This book is a compilation …

Teaching the Power of Visual Storytelling - An interview with Reza | LensCulture

Sitting in the foyer of Webistan, you are surrounded by history. Meter-long <i>National Geographic</i> covers hang next to old exhibition catalogues and vibrant posters document events long since past.<p>The occasion for much of this history is one man—Reza. An award-winning photographer, a globally …

These Amazing Photography Links Will Keep You Busy for a While

As another week flies by us all we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all the known corners of the internet, looking for links to the best …

10 most Influential Active Street Photographers

<i>Update</i><p><i>After quite a few suggestions from you, the StreetHunters.net Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential</i> …

How to Properly Clean Your Lenses, Filters, Mirror and Sensor

If you're like me, the thought of touching, let alone fully cleaning your precious glass or even worse, your sensor, strikes fear into your heart. …

6 Easy Steps for Post-Processing a Low-Light Photo in Lightroom

The word photography comes from the ancient Greek words for “light” and “drawing”. With the presence of light being a rather important constituent in …

Photography

When to Use Matrix & Spot Metering

Matrix (Nikon)/Evaluative (Canon) metering is the standard go-to choice of the metering options. Many photographers select Matrix metering and never …

4 Tips to Help you Decide Between Black and White or Color for your Image

Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without …

Photography

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

Landscape Photography