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6 Things You Shouldn’t Do if You’re Just Starting Out in Photography (VIDEO)

Here’s more great advice for beginning photographers in the form of a helpful how-to video from landscape photographer Serge Ramelli. Titled …

The runaway who travelled the world

Despite having little money, he’s the second most travelled person on the planet<p>Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a poor background, dropped out …

The Real Truth Behind Using Less Camera Gear

Whether We Want To Or Not, Using <i>Less Camera Gear</i> Is Important<p>So Here Are 6 Reasons You Should Strongly Consider Trying It<p>As it is in <i>many</i> fields and …

Kodak Unveils A New Smartphone Designed Specifically For Photographers

Kodak and Bullitt Group just unveiled the new KODAK EKTRA smartphone designed specifically for photographers. It features a 21-megapixel fast focus …

Canon’s New EOS M5 Is Its Best Mirrorless Camera Yet

In November Canon will be releasing its latest mirrorless camera, the EOS M5, which borrows a number of features from the company’s DSLR line.<p>In …

Oops: Leica Implies Canon DSLR Photo Was Taken with Their Instant Camera

In a silly mistake that made us chuckle and shake our heads all at the same time. Earlier today, we were told Leica was using a DSLR photo on their …

Tom Sheehan's best photograph: a young Morrissey reclining on a hotel bed in Reading

‘Morrissey and I got chatting about Oscar Wilde and I later loaned him three books. He’s still got them’<p>In 1984, I was sent to Reading to shoot the Smiths for the front cover of the Melody Maker. Morrissey initially wouldn’t talk to Allan Jones, the editor, because he was doing interviews with …

Save yourself some money and learn how to clean your own sensor like a pro

Learning to clean your camera’s sensor is one of the most valuable skills a photographer can learn. At least when it comes to camera maintenance. …

Cleaning

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

Dining Rooms

Make This Portable LED Light Panel and Take Better Pictures

Lighting is everything, so build this DIY light panel to give your photos a boost.<p>Don't let poor lighting ruin an otherwise great photo. A portable LED fill light can add the extra dash of illumination you need, and if you don't want to pony up for a new one, you can make your own. Check out the …

Eating A Mediterranean Diet? Healthy Fats Won't Make You Bulge, Study Says

A lot of people have shifted to the Mediterranean diet in recent years, as one of the newer health food crazes takes center stage. But this fad had previously stoked some concerns, namely with the fattier foods like olive oil and nuts, which were thought to make your midsection bulge.<p>A study that …

Holistic Medicine

These IKEA Wedding Hacks Will Save You Some Serious Dough

Whether you’re a total DIY bride or just craving some personalized decor that won’t break the bank, IKEA is a seriously smart starting point for crafting some unique decor elements for your nuptials. While IKEA hacks typically bring to mind bedside tables and dining spaces, the world of our fave …

Weddings

This team used drones to create an epic aerial Star Wars battle and it's awesome

This has to be the best use for drones ever and you can almost hear “Help me R2, you’re my only hope!” running through your head as the video starts …

Drones

ND Filter Comparisons

Neutral density filters are probably the most powerful photography filters available. These filters sit in front of the lens cutting the amount of …

Cameras

Fixing Harsh Lighting in Lightroom Where Light Modifiers Aren’t An Option

Dealing with mid-day sun can be the absolute worst when it comes to preserving tonality and color in your images. Here, we are breaking down exactly …

Tutorials

Canon's latest EOS M lens has a built-in ring flash

Canon's first EOS M may have landed with a thud, but things are getting much better for the mirrorless system. The company launched the excellent EOS M3 late last year, and just revealed a very interesting lens, the EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM. It's the first EF-M macro lens, and only the eighth …

This new image-editing app is so good, I'm ditching Photoshop

Less than shocking news: The photo above isn't actually a museum-aged Kodacolor portrait of my grandfather. It's a digital picture of my friend Sean, who dropped by my headshot studio and was nice enough to lend his picture to this article.<p>The film-like texture, dust, and scratch marks are courtesy …

Tutorials

Take a Look Back at Amy Winehouse's Life with These Beautiful Unseen Images from PROVOKR.com

Phoning In<p>The singer poses with a bright yellow phone in this vibrant photo.<p>Curling Up<p>The singer looks stunning in this profile photograph as she …

Accessory Review: Peak Design Slide Camera Sling strap

Peak Design Slide Camera Sling $59/£45 | www.peakdesign.com | Buy Now<p>I admit, I'm generally not much of a camera strap user. Oh sure, I have a few …

Salford marks 30 years since Smiths released The Queen Is Dead

Lowry exhibition to pay tribute to band’s third studio album with soundscape and photographs<p>A soundscape and photographic exhibition will pay homage to the Smiths in Salford later this year, marking 30 years since the release of The Queen Is Dead.<p>The cover of the Smiths’ third studio album was …

Dark Side Photography: Instagram's @sgtbananas on His Powerful Disney Infinity Kylo Ren Light FX Pic

What’s <i>better</i> than <i>Star Wars</i> toys that come to life in a video game? <i>Star Wars</i> toys that come to life in a video game <i>and</i> have actual light-up …

Jerry Seinfeld Sold 15 of His Porsches for a Cool $22 Million

That's not nothing.<p>Jerry Seinfeld's car collection just got significantly smaller. The comedian sold 15 of his prized Porsches for a total of $22 million at the Amelia Island Auction in Florida on Sunday, CNN reported.<p>Shockingly, these 15 cars only represent about 10 percent of Seinfeld's car …

How to Make Your Own LED Panel for $60

If you have ever used LED panels for photo of video work, you know how awesome and helpful they can be. You also probably know that for a good LED, …

These Photography Tutorials and Shots Will Blow Your Socks Off

With so much great work being published in the field of photography these days there is no lack of pictures to view and articles to read. This …