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Review: Polaroid’s ZIP Instant Photo Printer is the Perfect Pocket Companion

The Polaroid ZIP is an instant photo printer designed for printing out your favorite snapshots on the run; we got a chance to play around with one, …

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

6 Essential Lessons in Landscape Photography

Landscape photographers are perhaps amongst the superstars of the photographic world. Their images draw you in, detail the beauty of the natural …

Landscape Photography

Case Study: Portrait Photoshop Retouching From Lighting to Finished Product

We all have searched the web for ways to accomplish better portrait retouching. There are more methods and programs that people use, all of which …

Tutorials

Can a Composite Really Be Called a Photograph?

We all know that not every digital image file equals a photograph. A photograph is far more than just a collection of pixels in a digital file. …

How to Make Use of Different Lighting Options in Macro Photography

The appeal of macro photography should be obvious to most, whether you’ve ever made a macro photograph or not — it’s all about the wonder and …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

How to Use Lightroom’s Lens Correction Controls

All lenses distort. Most have some degree of barrel distortion as well as pin cushioning. They often also have other issues such as chromatic …

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …

Let's Think a Little Deeper Before Photographing the Homeless

Photography isn’t just about photographing happy moments. Every photographer will need to work on unfortunate events at least once in their lifetime. …

What happens to Mexico's sex workers when they grow old?

Casa Xochiquetzal – named after the Aztec goddess of sexual love - is the first shelter for ageing sex workers in Latin America. For the book Tough …

Lee Thatcher: A life less ordinary

Lee Thatcher on his shrouded, unnerving, black-and-white portraits of urban existence.<p>“I don’t really think too much about the digital revolution,” …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including the pillars of creation, Christian celebrations, a mass yoga session and a beluga whale show in Harbin

Photography

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

10 Things That Should Always Be In Your Camera Bag: Packing Like a Pro

No matter what you are going to shoot, you can't foresee the weather, right? Weather isn’t the only problematic aspect of photoshooting. Many other …

USER REPORT : The best tool ever for black and white photography by Elie Bescont

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II! Hands On 1st look & Video!

Olympus Cameras

Canon 11-24mm f/4L is a New Ultra-Wide Zoom Lens for Full Frame DSLRs

Canon today announced a new ultra-wide zoom lens for its EF lineup: the 11-24mm f/4L USM. Canon claims the lens offers the widest angle of view ever …

Cameras

Canon Unveils the M3: A 24.2MP Mirrorless That Feels More Like a DSLR in a Compact’s Body

As the rumors foretold, Canon updated its M mirrorless line with a new camera today. The M3 is a 24.2MP mirrorless camera that introduces a new …

Cameras

In Fine Detail: Canon EOS 5DS / 5DS R In-Depth Review

Canon has added to its EOS 5D range with the launch of two 50MP cameras, the 5DS and the 5DS R. Both cameras are high resolution full frame models, …

Cameras

Winter In New York

A long time ago, on 7th Avenue.I’m probably jinxing things here, because it hasn’t been too bad a winter in NY–so far. But man, I used to pray for …

The 5 Elements You'll Find in Great Photographs

What makes a great photograph? Is it the subject? Is it composition and framing? Exposure? What about the location and setting? Certainly each one of …

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Tips for Using Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is one of those things that is initially a problem to be solved, but once you do that it becomes a tool that allows you to take better …

Shutter Speed

Fujifilm X-Pro1 review

Fujifilm has a history of making beautiful cameras, particularly in its X series. The X100 and X10 are more than just pretty faces, too — both deliver gorgeous pictures and video. They're designed more as companions to a DSLR rather than your one and only camera, though, and the entry price is high …

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

Five Lights, Done Fast

I say this. Everybody says this, when it comes to lighting a photograph. “Get your main light done first!” Make sure you get that lead light, the …

The Power of a Returned Photograph

Dave Burnett is over in Dubai right now, working with Mohamed Somji and our dear friends at GPP. I have known David since the late 70’s, and have …