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How to bracket and combine exposures when you don’t have graduated neutral density filters

Photographer Andrew Marr doesn't specialize in lighthouse photography, but when he was visiting Augusta in the southwest of Australia, he had a good …

Landscape Photography

Four Awesome Tips To Stop You Wasting Your Time With Long Exposure Photos

When your shutter is open for five minutes or longer while you take long exposure photos, what do you do during that time? Today I’ll share four …

Frame Rates Explained: When and Why You Should Shoot in Different Ones

For the past few years, I have been getting more and more into video work. When I first started, I had an idea of what frame rate was and I knew how …

Photoshop's Different Selection Tools and When to Use Each One to Select Anything

One of the most fundamental skills almost any photographer needs to have in Photoshop is the ability to accurately and efficiently select parts of an …

Learn How to Do Long Exposure Photography

When each frame takes a half a minute or more to capture, the road to learning long exposure photography can be a long one. Here’s a much-needed …

20 Lightroom tips: Speedy photo fixes for every shot

<b>Discover how to correct all manner of photo problems with these essential Lightroom techniques. James Paterson explains all.</b><p>1. Fix overexposed …

Bokeh for beginners: How to blur a background in Photoshop in mere minutes

Background blur, often called “bokeh” after the Japanese word for blur, is generally associated with high-end cameras with wide-aperture lenses. The …

Tutorials

Creative Beach Photography

Mina Teslaru is an incredibly talented photographer who spent her childhood in theatre, and stil keeps, to this day, a very cinematic eye, in her …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Use Gradient Filter In Adobe Lightroom

In this Two Parts of Photography Video Tutorial, Joshua Cripps explaining how to use Gradient Filter in Adobe Lightroom. Joshua Cripps is a full-time …

Tutorials

Accessories Every Mobile Photographer Needs

DJI Osmo Mobile Self-Stabilization Smartphone Gimbal<p>As phones are often used while on-the-go, so are the photos that are taken which can result in …

Mobile Photography

How to Use a Light Meter | Fundamentals To Improve Your Photography

One of the last pieces of equipment newer photographers tend to think about getting is a dedicated light meter. In this digital age, dedicated light …

Photography

Why You Should Pick Up the Nifty Fifty Lens

The Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens, or commonly referred to as the nifty fifty, is a great lens that comes in with an amazing price tag of only $125 as I …

Why It's Crucial to Understand Light Metering

When you first venture away from auto mode, it might be a hard to wrap your head around the process of taking the correct exposure. Playing around …

Landscape Photography

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a New Camera

I have been a very happy Sony customer for the last 2+ years. My a7R continues to serve me well, but I am inching closer to an upgrade. I know the …

Is This the Only Graduated ND Filter You Need?

Graduated Neutral Density Filters have become one of my favorite accessories for landscape photography and it’s something I always keep in my camera …

The Lightroom Cure: An Easy 7-Step Program for Recovering Maximum Quality in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Are you one of the many photographers who prefer spending more time behind the camera than behind the computer? If so, this Lightroom tutorial is for …

Tutorials

Sony a9 vs. Canon 1D X II vs. Nikon D5: A Flagship Camera Shootout

The flagship cameras from Sony, Canon, and Nikon — the a9, 1D X II, and D5 — are all brilliant pieces of kit, but which is right for you? This …

Cameras

Here’s a 5-Minute Intro to Photoshop’s Healing Brush

In this 9-minute video by tutvid, take a look at Photoshop’s Healing Brush and learn how exactly you can use it to improve your editing workflow.<p>The …

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Landscape Photography

The Best Ways for Getting Sharper Photos

I'm sure we've all experienced focusing problems.You know - you have an otherwise pretty good shot, but the subject is just ever so slightly out of …

Cameras

Semi-Automatic Camera Modes Explained

It’s common to think that most professional photographers, or <i>all</i> professional photographers, shoot in manual mode, for the simple reason that it …

Photography

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

Five Things to Look for When Buying a Tripod

Ok, it's not the most exciting subject, but a good tripod is worth its weight in gold, and a bad one will leave you continually shaking your fist at …

You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO)

Doug McKinlay is a successful photojournalist who does a lot of street photography, and in this quick tutorial he describes two great techniques for …

Street Photography

How to crop your photos for impact and creativity

One of the big selling points of high resolution cameras like the Nikon D810 and Canon 5DS are the ability to “crop in post”. Typically when people …

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Take Photos of Stove Dials Before You Leave for Vacation

If you’re the kind of person who spends the first ten minutes of the Lyft ride to the airport worrying that you accidentally left the oven on—even if …

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

Review: Ztylus Revolver RV-3 Lens Case for iPhone 7 Plus

Ztylus has stepped forward as an interesting competitor to olloclip in the market for higher-end enhancement lenses for iPhone cameras. There are plenty of knockoffs and cheap alternatives available from Amazon, eBay, and other online outlets, but Ztylus’ products show a level of creativity and …