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Video Tutorial: How to Make the Most of a Polarizing Filter

Polarizing filters are a piece of gear that some photographers swear by and others don’t touch. One reason why might be the various misconceptions …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

How to Use Selective Focus for More Creative Images

Ansel Adams and his work remain central to photography discussions; he’s been a source of inspiration and emulation for generations of photography …

The 8 Best Mirrorless Cameras (2015) - Professional photographers

<i>Note: this article was first written in 2013 but has been updated following the latest camera releases and the personal experience we’ve had with</i> …

Upgrade your photo game from amateur to pro with our 16 top photography tips

The Rule of Thirds, Sunny 16, and always shooting in RAW. The books are full of photography tips — some essential, others downright constrictive. But …

Landscape Photography

What It Means To Photograph

I’ve learnt a lot in the 6 years since I first took image making seriously. I was fortunate enough to meet the right people who had, not only the knowledge but the passion, the courage and wisdom to stand by their convictions. I’ve learnt to piece stories together, understand the subtle underlying factors that affect the outcome but most of all, I learnt that in order to do justice to the craft of photography, one must be able to accept that passing on that knowledge is equally important.<p>We all …

These Many Photography Links Will Overwhelm You

Another terrific week in the world of photography has passed by once again, and we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all corners of the internet …

Saving Eliza: Working a Photographic Miracle (Part I)

Can you imagine photography saving a life? Or forget life, lives? Hundreds, thousands of lives saved… and the catalyst for it all a photo community …

‘Face Cartography’ Captures Portraits at a Whopping 900 Megapixels

Using an industrial–strength robotic arm, custom software, a Canon EOS Mark ll and a 180mm macro lens converted into a telecentrical lens, Swiss …

Survivor’s Guide: How to Sell Your Photography in the Digital Age

If you’ve been in the pro photography business for at least a decade (or even several years), it most definitely hasn’t escaped you how much the …

Create a Surreal Miniature Portrait: Post-Production

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a surreal, miniature portrait using some photos that I shot from a previous tutorial on Tuts+. In the …

5 Ways to Take the Best Advantage of Natural Light for Portraits

<b>Pro Tip:</b> Despite the fact that we all love bokeh, don’t ever let it get in the way of good composition and an even better vision for the end …

Types of Lenses and How They Are Used

Lenses are one of the most important considerations in photography. The lens you choose for each shot can dramatically change your results; its best …

How to Make a 'Round Trip' in Lightroom (LR to Photoshop, Back to LR)

Adobe’s Lightroom is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are …

Tutorials

Sigma’s Official Dealer in Belarus Says the 50mm f/1.4 Art Lens Will Only Cost $790!

Rumors regarding the much-anticipated Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art lens have been coming in hard and fast. Touted by Sigma itself as a ZEISS Otus competitor, …

Tutorial Shows You How to Quickly Create Beautiful Time Stack Composites

In November of 2012, we posted an article featuring impressionist-inspired photographs by photographer Matt Molloy that were created using a method …

10 Photography Hacks that will Dramatically Improve Your Photos

6 Amazing Photographers Who Look at the World from a Unique Perspective

<i>This post is sponsored by Lookmatic. Grow your eyewear collection, change up your look and see things more clearly for less than $100 at www.LOOKMATIC.com.</i><p>With the rise of cellphones and the popularity of apps like Instagram, photography has become a hobby many people have embraced. What makes an …

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HIPA Grand Prize Winner Looks Like It May be a Big Photoshop Fail

The photograph above by Chinese photographer China’s Fuyang Zhou just won $120,000 as the Hamdan International Photography Awards (HIPA) overall …

How to Tell Stories in your Adventure Photography with Krystle Wright

<b>What is the editing process like for you when creating these stories?</b><p>I used to wait until I got home to begin editing, however these days with the …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

How to Watermark Images in Lightroom 5

The main benefit to working in Adobe Lightroom 5 is the control it gives photographers to batch edit images. This is especially useful when …

Tutorials

Ryan Urban's Colorizations Will Make Your Jaw Drop

<i>All work colorized by Ryan Urban. Used with permission.</i><p>Colorization has become a huge trend in the photo world and many have proven able to create …

Remarkable Time-Lapse Video of a Man's 4500-Kilometer Journey on Foot from China to Germany

If you want to hear about one of the most epic of foot treks, then you have to read about this guy. Christoph Rehage began to walk on November 9, …

No Studio? No Problem! Part 4: Photography Lighting Tips for Shooting in Tight Spaces

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …