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Wirelessly Control Your DSLR for Less Than $40

For several years now, Camranger has been pretty much the only choice if you want to tether your Nikon, Sony or Canon DSLR wirelessly to your phone …

Wireless Routers

What I Learned From Shooting 100 Stranger Portraits as a Shy Introvert

My name is Carlos Chavez, and a couple of years ago I completed a “100 Strangers Project.” I never expected this project to become as important to me …

A Predictable Trend in Photography Criticism

There’s an article, published here on PetaPixel, that’s currently making the rounds on social media. It’s called “A Disturbing Trend in Photography.” …

‘Fading’ Portraits Captured by Hand-Painting Developer Onto Exposures

These are not Photoshop creations and they are not double exposures. In a world of digital manipulation, Hungarian photographer Judit Cholnoky‘s …

Photography

I Found 100-Year-Old Glass Plates in an Abandoned Japanese Home

Abandoned places are an alluring subject matter for many photographers. Japan is a treasure trove of abandoned places, or “haikyo”, due to a perfect …

Photography

6 Reasons You Should Be Printing Your Photos

As a photographer I spend a lot of time taking photos, editing, blogging, and posting to social media. To what end? Are the photos meant to be viewed …

Pro photographers labor to show properties in a better light

Listing your home? It pays to hire a pro photographer.<p>Everyone seems to be a shutterbug these days, but grainy smartphone pics just don't cut it when it comes to producing eye-catching images that attract prospective buyers.<p>"I've had clients tell me, 'I've got an iPhone 6,' and I have to stop …

Tokyo: the city that came out of the shadows

Daido Moriyama has spent his life obsessively photographing the dirty stairwells, neon signs and salarymen Japan’s capital in gritty black and white. Now, at 77, he’s exploding into glorious colour. Why?<p>In pictures: Lipgloss and bathwater – Moriyama’s Tokyo stories<p>One of Daido Moriyama’s best-known …

Art

Review: CamFi Will Make Your ‘Dumb’ DSLR Smart for Just $130

The day I bought my first Wi-Fi enabled “smart” camera was the day I realized how inconvenient it was to use a camera that lacked the enhancements …

How I Work With Compositional Lines in Photos

Composition can make or break a photograph. This is why it’s important to understand it and know how to effectively and creatively use it. In …

Getting Up Close and Personal for Street Portraits in Detroit’s Eastern Market

Street photographer Keenan Hastings recently mounted a GoPro to his Fujifilm X-T1 and visited the Eastern Market in Downtown Detroit for …

The Beauty of Giving Away Instax Prints in Street Photography

During my street photography workshop in SF this weekend, I experienced something that touched my heart. Peter Zhang, one of my students, was having …

Street Photography

25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

Four times a year, the Fearless Awards honor the very best photos by the world's top wedding photographers. And the most recent collection, released Tuesday, is no exception.<p>After poring over more than 15,000 submissions from 1,300 photographers, a group of curators carefully narrowed the finalists …

Weddings

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Tutorials

10 most Influential Active Street Photographers

<i>Update</i><p><i>After quite a few suggestions from you, the StreetHunters.net Readers, we added an extra section at the bottom of the post called “Influential</i> …

The Red List Lets You Study the Work of the Greatest Photographers

Photography is an art; by looking upon past examples, we can not only learn to improve our own technique, but also to study and appreciate times …

Furniture Design

How to Improve Your Chances of Winning a Photography Contest

My name is Andrew Suryono and I’m an amateur travel photographer. When you read the title, you may feel funny that an amateur photographer like me is …

inHUMAN: Portraits of Emotional Apes - Photographs and text by Paweł Bogumił | LensCulture

We strictly demarcate the world of humans and animals. Each creature except man we call an animal. Generally accepted boundaries are not contractual but determined, and eliminate any space for beings between these two terms. We describe humans as living creatures, distinguished by the highest …

3 Steps to Easily and Realistically Change Hair Color in Photoshop

For those who follow trends you’ll know there is a move to “metallic” hair colors for both men and women, and this is especially evident in fashion …

Why I Stopped Using the DNG File Format

A couple of years ago, when I switched careers and moved into photography full time, I did a lot of research on multiple aspects of running a …

Tutorials

Lost Souls

Project info<p>" Lost Souls" is my latest project of street portraits. Souls which I encountered on many travels around the world. Meetings, at times difficult, that have really left their mark on me. Women and men who, when one looks beyond their appearance, reveal profound dignity and beauty.

Inland Empire

The 19 most expensive photographs ever sold

It has been a long debate weather photography has its place at the fine art table or not. Opinions are divided among art specialist. Some would never …

Robert Mapplethorpe

How to Use Your Smartphone as a Light Meter

A smartphone is a powerful tool for any photographer, whether you’re using it to take pictures or make shoots easier. There are countless different …

Phones

Quick Photoshop Secret: How To Make a More Impactful Sunset or Sunrise

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

Sebastião Salgado’s Advice For Young Photographers Today

Last weekend at Photo London I had the chance to attend a lecture with Sebastião Salgado. Leo Johnson interviewed the 71-year old photographer about …

iPhone Photography Awards Winners Revealed

Photographers of the Year iPhone Photography Awards. First place, Sounds of the old town.<br>Michał Koralewski<p>1 of 17<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to …

Mobile Photography

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

Ideas for Photo Fun With Water & Food Coloring

“Wow! Oh my gosh! Cool!”<p>This is what your friends will say when they see your gorgeous photos of food coloring in water.<p>These shots are not only …

10 competitions to keep your photography inspired

<i>Winner of the Take a View, Landscape Photographer of the Year, Mark Littlejohn</i><p>Entering photography competitions is a great way to maintain a level of …

Photography