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Photo Basics: Understanding ISO and How to Use It for Shooting Better Photographs (VIDEO)

The camera primer below is the final episode in a three-part series we’ve been featuring, designed to help photographers fully understand exposure …

Aperture

The Best Manual and Vintage Lenses for Video

Filmmaker Brandon Li thinks manual lenses are great for video shooting. They have character and take the edge off a digital image.<p>Here are the manual …

Photography

How to Make a Living With Travel Photography

For many, the idea of being a travel photographer seems far-fetched.After all, how could one possibly make money traveling the world, taking photos …

Landscape Photography

Picture this: how to start a photography business

Photographers offer tips on what it takes to capture the market.<p>Start with the basics – that’s what Jane Cox did before setting<br>up her own business, which specialises in family and corporate photography.<p>She recommends mastering at least the basic technical skills before charging for your work – that …

Photography

Do Megapixels Matter?

Do megapixels matter? Yes and no. It all depends on the kind of photographer you are and the kind of work that you do. For most photographers, 20 …

Panasonic GH5S: The Most Sensitive Camera in Lumix History

Panasonic has unveiled the new GH5S, a hybrid single lens mirrorless camera with improved photo quality and stronger video capabilities.<p>The camera is …

How to use focus stacking to get impossibly sharp photos

Adjusting aperture alone can only do so much to get sharp images with a wide depth of field — sometimes, getting both point A and point B tack sharp …

Tutorials

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

How to Brighten Portraits in Only 2 Minutes in Photoshop

Today Phlearn teach you a quick, effective way to brighten your portraits. Never again worry about the desaturated, unnatural skin tone that can come …

Six of the Best Movie Shots of All Time

Personally, I think that even if we're not all aspiring to be the next Spielberg, good films can be tremendously instructive for both videographers …

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

Aperture Priority & Shutter Priority VS. Manual Exposure | Which do Pros Use?

It is a pretty strong stereotype among experienced photographers to always, <i>always, ALWAYS,</i> shoot in manual exposure, and justifiably so! However, …

Aperture

How to Monetize Your Photography

To make money from photography, my suggestions:<p>Monetize your <b>services</b> (service of shooting pictures for your client like shooting commercial or …

Street Photography

Want to Make $500 Shooting Photos This Weekend? Watch This Video And Learn How!

Even amateur photographers appreciate recognition for their efforts, and one way to achieve that is by occasionally selling your work. In the …

Understand the Different Types of Studio Lights and How They Work Together With This Great Video

When you're first starting out with artificial lighting, it can feel a bit like trying to speak French in Russian. In between the modifiers, the …

Nature Tutorial: Shoot Epic Winter Photos with 15 Tips from Landscape Pro Toma Bonciu (VIDEO)

Winter is a great season for nature photography, with many outdoor scenes blanketed in snow, while other barren landscapes are devoid of vegetation. …

1 Million People Follow This Photographer On Instagram, And After Seeing His Pics It’s No Wonder Why

They say practice makes perfect, so photographer Jason M. Peterson should be pretty close to excellence by now. During the last 25 years, Peterson …

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Cameras

Former Apple photo guru releases powerful iPhone camera app

A “Gentleman Coder” who is the former director of the Apple photo apps teams has launched an IOS app for the photographer who prefers to shoot RAW images.<p>RAW Power for iOS hit the App Store this week from software company Gentlemen Coders LLC, which was founded by Nik Bhatt. His 14-year stint in …

iOS

Professional photographers explain why they shoot Panasonic Lumix

Being a professional photographer used to mean carrying around heavy SLRs and medium-format camera, tripods and cumbersome accessories. As cameras …

Cameras

This Website Tracks the Market Value of Used Camera Gear

Want to quickly find out the current market value of a used camera or lens? Bokeh Market is a new website that can tell you the real-time value of …

How the Inverse Square Law Can Make You Better at Lighting

Don't worry, this video isn't about all about math. Rather, it aims to give you an intuitive understanding of one of the most fundamental laws of …

DIY Strip Light Modifier for Speedlights. Strip Light Portrait Photography in Studio or on Location

LitePipe P, SaberStrip and StrobiStrip are all tube like strip light modifiers that you can buy. Or if you are on a budget with your photography you …

Don't Buy the iMac Pro, Build This Instead

I've been a full-time wedding photographer for the past eight years and an Apple fan since I was in fourth grade. But today, that has all changed. …

Apple II

Licensing Your Photos for Social Media

E-mail: *<p>All photographs and illustrations that appear on the site are copyright of their respective owners. ©2005-2016 PhotoShelter, Inc.<p>We’ve …

Licensing

Five Tips to Pricing Your Photography Work

Whether you are just starting out or you have been shooting for years, pricing is always top of your mind. For a long time, I just plucked figures …

Landscape Photography

Ten Things You Need Before You Go Freelance

The freelance lifestyle can be both creatively and financially rewarding but it does also come with a few hidden pitfalls that need to be avoided at …

The A to Z of Photography: ISO

The ISO setting on your camera controls the sensor’s sensitivity to light. It’s a third exposure control, alongside shutter speed and lens aperture, …

How Photographer Peter McKinnon Got 1 Million YouTube Subscribers in 9 Months

Photographer Peter McKinnon first started his YouTube channel 9 months ago, but since then he has racked up over 1.1 million subscribers. In this …

Film Industry

Casio’s Extreme Action Cam GZE-1 to Take on GoPro

The extreme sports enthusiast market was one of the most widespread early adopters of consumer-grade technology that is ubiquitous today – the action …

Casio