Ralph DePiro

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18-Year-Old Urbex Photographer Dark.Cyanide Shows Us A Hidden View of NYC

When I asked Dark Cyanide to reveal his real name, he politely declined. Despite his mounting popularity, the photographer is shrouded in mystery, …

A Trick for Sharpening High ISO Photos in Photoshop Without Adding More Noise

UK-based glamour photographer Markp created this short video tutorial on how he sharpens photos captured at high ISOs in Photoshop without adding …

Darkroom: A New iOS Photo Editor with DIY Filters, Curves, and Infinite History

Darkroom is a new photo editor for iPhones that just launched today. The app offers a number of powerful features for editing photos on iOS, …

How to Do Levitation Photography: A Tutorial

As a part of a personal 50/50 project (a photo a day for 50 days with a 50mm lens), I tried my first attempts at levitation photography and had a lot …

With all the new DSLR cameras shooting at high ISOs, is f/4 the new f/2.8?

For the last ten years, I have always leaned towards purchasing high quality lenses that let me shoot at f/2.8 or better. But, as you all know, these …

Canon Unveils the M3: A 24.2MP Mirrorless That Feels More Like a DSLR in a Compact’s Body

As the rumors foretold, Canon updated its M mirrorless line with a new camera today. The M3 is a 24.2MP mirrorless camera that introduces a new …

Cameras

Tips for Sharpening Your Images the Right Way

Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It …

Tutorials

Photographer Captures Enchanting Snapshots of Himself Feeding Wild Animals

Finland-based photographer Konsta Punkka has an extraordinary gift with animals, as can be seen from his close interactions with wildlife captured on camera. The 21-year-old self-described “squirrel whisperer” uses his iPhone and DSLR to capture enchanting snapshots of woodland creatures from an …

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

The Moment Case Equips Your iPhone with a Shutter Button, Lens, and Camera Strap

When Moment launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smartphone lenses last year, it blew past its $50K funding goal <i>in a single day</i>.<p>The company is …

Mobile Photography

Taking Artsy Photos is 7th in List of Sexiest Creative Behaviors, Scientists Find

Taking artistic photographs is one of the sexiest forms of creativity — at least that’s what scientists are reporting. The activity ranked 7th on a …

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Sony Alpha a6000 review

With the latest enhancements, Sony’s new Alpha A6000 is one of the best CSCs you can buy.<p>With the latest enhancements, Sony’s new Alpha A6000 is one …

10 Photography Resolutions for the New Year

I love New Year’s. Halloween, Christmas and National Cat Day (obviously) are high on my list too, but New Year’s holds a special weight for me. It’s …

18 Breathtaking Photos You Won't Believe Were Taken With An iPhone

From portraits to landscape photos and fine art images, photographers are using the iPhone to create excellent works of art.<p>Some photos were taken with the iPhone's native camera while others were shot using apps like Camera+.<p>Here's a look at some of the best iPhone photography out there.

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

52 Reasons to Love Photography

Our annual round-up isn’t just about great photography, but also about culturally significant phenomena related to photography. Photography is a …

10 Reasons Why a Pro is Using a Mirrorless Camera for Personal and Paid Jobs

Everyone can take a picture, but as photographers (professional or aspiring), we have the skill set and the tools to create great images in any …

The Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2014, According to The Camera Store

Canadian camera shop The Camera Store has posted the video above naming its selections for this year’s best and worst camera gear. It’s 19-minutes …

The Omega is the World’s First 10-in-1 Shoot Through Reflector

Meet the Omega, the world’s first 10-in-1 shoot through reflector. Designed by photographer Jerry Ghionis and manufactured by Westcott, the product …

15 best features of successful photo websites (and how to design yours)

Your photography website is the foreground of your business, it's the first point of contact for fans or buyers. Learn from successful photographers …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

How to Make the Best of Low Light Using Slow Shutter Speed: 6 Stunning Effects

Photographing in low light is often accomplished using a long shutter speed. To be able to use faster shutter speeds, you need lenses with wider …

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

A Father’s Touching Photos of His Two Sons and Their Teddy Bear

There are few things that symbolize the innocence of childhood the way a teddy bear does. A stuffed companion who is as real to a 2-year-old as …