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A pretty interesting list on what not to do - at least that is, if you want to avoid being 'that photographer'. Read more: http://www.slrlounge.com/ways-to-become-a-hated-photographer ~ Jules

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

Why Do Professional Photographers Charge So Much?

<i>This article is written by a member of our expert community. It expresses that member’s views only. We welcome other perspectives. Here’s how to</i> …

The Best Travel Photos of 2013

The 25th annual <b>National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest</b> has been a long, strange, and beautiful trip. We loved every minute of it, and we hope you did, too.<p>Our panel of judges had their work cut out for them since the contest closed on June 30, sifting through more than 15,000 entries submitted …

Black And White Photographs Bring Out The Peacefulness Of A Lake

<b>Greek photographer</b> Vassilis Tangoulis’ photographs of his favorite lake showcases its beauty.<p><b>In these</b> long-exposure, black and white shots, Tangoulis …

Instagram iOS Update Enables Landscape Support and Front Camera Stabilization

Today’s minor update from Instagram — you can tell it’s minor because it’s version 4.0.2 — was actually a bit more feature-packed than the number …

Happy 4th of July To All!

Workers stretch American Flag to be hung on the Executive Office Building on the occasion of a White House State Dinner, circa 1992. Have a great …

20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

Photography

How to Photograph Light Trails

Photographing light trails is somewhat of a rite of passage for low light photographers – usually by setting up a nice landscape composition that …

Exploding Light Bulbs Caught At High Speeds

Jonathan Smith is a chemist from Indiana who captures colorful light bulbs exploding at high speeds. Smith recently told Flickr in an interview “I …

How to Shoot Portraits without People

Here’s a riddle! Or the <i>toughest photo assignment ever</i>.<p>How do you shoot a portrait without any people in it? Or a landscape without any land?<p>While …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

‘Everyone Is A Photographer’: Specialize or Perish

Battle hardened photographers will tell you that theirs used to be an elite profession, difficult to do, hard to enter, and accorded the proper …

How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

A Beginner's Guide to Colour Temperature

Lord Kelvin, AKA William Thomson has a lot to answer for. It was this Glasgow University based physicist that developed the scale of measuring …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Tutorial: Three Different Ways to Shoot Day-to-Night Time-Lapses

The know-how to properly shoot day-to-night or night-to-day when you’re capturing a time-lapse can add a special something to your final product, but …

How to Create Photography Slideshows That Captivate Your Audience

One of the best ways to present your images to friends and family is with a slideshow. With today’s huge flat high definition flat screen TV’s a well …

Seven Signs You Are Becoming a Photographer

Today we want to have a little tongue in cheek look at ways the define you as a photographer. We all have to start somewhere and as you reach each of …

Easy Ways to Spice Up Your Self-Portraits So They Stand Out

Most people, especially when starting out in photography, find self-portraits to be a nerve-wracking venture; and some, to be sure, never really get …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

Small Business

Beginner Landscape Photography: Equipment

Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Pin<p>Shares 0<p>One of the questions we get most frequently is “<i>How do I get started in Landscape Photography?</i>” That’s a pretty broad …

Landscape Photography

Visualize what your cropped photos will look like by turning on the Crop Guide Overlay in Lightroom 5 beta. Julieanne Kost shares more on her blog: http://adobe.ly/16cl7Fl.

5 Ways to Improve Your Photography Without Spending More Money

Photography is an art, much in the same way painting and sculpting is, however the initial investment to produce art is usually much higher compared …

How to Photograph Clouds (With 12 Beautiful Examples)

If you’re into landscape photography then you will almost certainly know that clouds can have a massive impact on the atmosphere and beauty of a …

Quick and Easy Trick For Adding a Black Background to Your Shots Anywhere

Photographer Glyn Dewis shared this cool little technique that lets you work with a black background even if you don’t have an actual backdrop with …