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Updated! The 2015 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

For this new edition of <i>The 2015 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests</i>, we’ve partnered up with the World Photography Organisation. Get a fresh look …

How to Remove Tan Lines and Sunburn in Photoshop

How to beat the sun! Here are some quick and easy tips for removing sunburn and tan lines, while also creating a tan. No need for sun screen! We can …

The Magically Bizarre Photo Manipulations of a Photoshop Wizard Martin De Pasquale

He’s been called a Photoshop wizard by people who have seen his work and the title suits him well. Buenos Aires based digital artist and art director …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

DigitalRev Speed Shooter: How to Capture High-Speed Photos of Fire and Water

About a month ago, the folks at DigitalRev TV launched a new series called “Speed Shooter” in which they show you how to take great high-speed shots …

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …

How to Crop Nondestructively in Photoshop

A good crop in Photoshop can go a long way to improve the composition of a photo. Selectively discarding pixels can really help focus the viewer’s …

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

Photographers

Creative Photo Series Turns the Paris Metro Into a Literal Zoo

The metro in almost any city can be a metaphorical zoo at times. But the <i>Animetro</i> series by photographers Clarisse Rebotier and Thomas Subtil takes …

Fun Photoshop Tutorial Shows You the Ins and Outs of Photoshop… Version 1.0

Yes, we know it’s the day <i>after</i> April Fools’, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this little gem. We’re all fans of tutorials, right? …

Simple And Effective Food Photography Techniques

One of my photography niches is food photography. It started awhile back when a friend asked me if I could shoot for his restaurant. It seems that …

Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …

Exposure Tactics • Color Control

What comes after using an incident meter to set the exposure? Setting a neutral color balance then refining the exposure, both in post production. I …

Vincent Brady Pulled Out All the Stops to Create This Magical Firefly Time-Lapse

Firefly photography isn’t a novel concept. In fact, long-exposure images of these glowing creatures lighting up beautiful forest scenes have appeared …

How to Correct Red Skin Color in Photoshop Quickly

30 Amazing Photography Links to Inspire You

As another wonderful week in the world of photography passes us by we find Toad Hollow Photography searching the internet for links to the best …

Landscape Photography

Retouching Cars in Photoshop

I had some folks ask me about how I retouch the cars I shoot so I thought I’d share some of the techniques by taking you quickly (quickly is the key …

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

Tutorial Shows Quick, Effective Method For Managing Stray Hairs in Post

No matter who it is you’re photographing or where you’re taking their picture, it’s almost inevitable that in at least a few shots there will be some …

Case Study: Why This Photograph "Works"

Today we are going to do something a little different. Lightstalking has many many great articles advising you about both composition and learning …

‘Time In Motion’ GIF Series Creatively Plays with the Passage of Time

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a while, or even if you just keep up with popular photo news, the image above probably looks familiar. Created by …

Top 5 Timelapses of 2013

If there is one thing that I know to be true about the year 2013, it was that there were more beautiful timelapses released than I can count. …

Capturing Dynamic Sky Activity Using Timelapse Sequences

If you enjoy photography that takes you on a vacation by just looking at it, you’re in for a treat! Photographer Andrew Walker spent the last year …

Humorous Photography Flowchart Helps You Decide Whether or Not to Take a Photo

Here’s a little funny to get you through your Sunday afternoon: a flowchart that can help you decide whether or not that photo you’re thinking of …

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …