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You Get Four Shots: Patience and Payoff When Hiking With a Large Format Camera

Large format photography is its own beast, with all sorts of considerations and technical know-how needed to pull it off successfully, not the least …

Getting Started With Building a Wedding Photography Website

With a multitude of template-based services offered, website building has never been easier. But wedding photography websites demand specific …

A Beginners Guide To Nude Photography & How to get Started

Rating:<p>3.35 based on 17 Ratings<p>April 5, 2018 By Michael Moodie<p>A Beginners Guide To Nude Photography www.sleeklens.com<p>Nude photography has been a …

You Should Try This Simple Lighting Setup for Shooting Beautiful Portraits at Home or on Location (VIDEO)

Daniel Norton is a NY-based photographer with a celebrated career in portraiture and fashion photography. He’s also a respected educator, and in the …

How to Create 3 Distinct Looks with a Single Reflective Umbrella

Fashion and portrait photographer Jeff Rojas is back with another simple, incredibly useful lighting tip. This time, he’s showing how to use a single …

Video Tutorials

Photologo

“Great customer service. If you aren't happy with it they will make sure you are. Awesome company!”<p>Kalikoweo Keolanu - Hawaii, USA<p>“Got mine, very …

If you can only have one light, strongly consider a big octabox

Well, of course, it won’t be just one type of light, you will also have a bare flash to play with. But if you can only have one modifier, I would say …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Tutorials

A Really Neat Trick To Remove Annoying Dust Spots In Photographs Using Lightroom

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>Most modern interchangeable cameras (both DSLR and Compact System Cameras) have effective dust reduction mechanism built …

Tutorials

Lightroom CC/6 Keyboard Shortcuts

Below are all of the known keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Lightroom, both Windows and Mac versions. They’re also available in printable PDF format for …

How to Color Tone with Apply Image in Photoshop

The post How to Color Tone with Apply Image in Photoshop appeared first on Phlearn.How to Color Tone Using Apply Image in PhotoshopApply Image is a …

Tutorials

A primer to advanced composition (and critiquing your own work)

A while back me and fellow DIY writer Joseph Parry were chatting over messenger. We had just started following a blog called Canon of design by Tavis …

Beautiful Human and Paper Photographs

Interweaving the portrait and decorative art , the French designer, Mlle Hipolyte has unveiled a new series of works called <i>Nahual</i>. Made in …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

Aerial Perspective - The depth your images have been consciously missing.

Something I’m going to be touching on today is referred to in the painting world as “Aerial Perspective”, a way, if not “the” way to create depth in …

Is Lightroom Struggling? These Tips Should Fix That

Lightroom is a great tool, <i>possibly</i> the best on the market at the moment. However, Adobe has that bad habit of not properly setting up their software …

How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

If this dramatic title wasn’t enough to draw your attention, our special guest appearance in this post will definitely do the trick. Just under a …

How To Get Started In Underwater Photography

So you’ve been bitten by the shutterbug and are excited to turn every dive into an underwater photo adventure. But your pictures aren’t exactly cut …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

Tutorials

4 Things To Consider For Better Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is one of those genres that forces people to photograph the same things over and over again. Not that there aren’t any good …

How Your Child Photography Can Be Improved With 5 Key Ingredients

Kids are at once a favorite photographic subject and ultimate challenge. All photographers need a <i>child photography toolkit</i> to reach into. Here are a …

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

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 professional landscape photographer says these are the best places to see star-filled skies in the US

Between the weather, lunar, solar, and milky way conditions, stars can be a difficult thing to capture, but Kaye has become familiar with the best spots to go stargazing and capture the spectacular sights.<p>From Hawaii to Lake Tahoe, Kaye has some serious knowledge on where to head if you want a …

10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds

My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and I’m an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, …

Landscape Photography

A 3 Step Framework to Reverse Engineering a Photograph You Want to Emulate

You’re familiar with the concept of reverse engineering, aren’t you? Some might think it’s jargon used only by people who do things in laboratories. …

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

How to Create Duotones and Split Tones in Lightroom

Before we go anywhere, we should discuss exactly what a duotone is. It has its genesis in the printing world where, to save on color printing costs, …

5 Basic Things You Will Need for Successful Night Photography

Much is made of technique when it comes to long exposure photography — after all, you have to have some idea of what you’re doing and how to do it. …