Seb James

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TIME Selects the Best Photobooks of 2016

If This Is True: I'll Never Have to Leave Home Again by Robin de PuyPublished by Ludion<br>Danielle Staif for TIME<p>1 of 72<p>In this gallery, we spotlight …

The First Shipping Container House We've Seen That Actually Looks Awesome

An airy forest home courtesy of architect David Fenster's design skills<p>To be blunt, most houses we've seen that are built out of shipping containers …

Tom Cruise held his breath for 6 minutes in this crazy underwater stunt in the new 'Mission: Impossible'

You probably thought Cruise couldn't top climbing the tallest building in the world in "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol" in 2011, but you'd be wrong.<p>But according to the film's stunt coordinator, Wade Eastwood, that wasn't the stunt he was most concerned about Cruise taking on himself.<p>At a key …

Tutorial: A Quick Way to Add a Subtle Punch to Your Photos’ Color In Lightroom

Photographer Trevor Dayley has put together a very handy little tutorial to give your photographs that extra ‘pop’ of color in Adobe Lightroom or …

5 Memory Strategies For Learning Anything Fast

Developmental psychologists and cognitive scientists have found range of factors that help do just that — and some of them are pretty weird.<p>Here are a few.<p>We usually think of reading as a totally visual exercise; after all, it's just your eyes scanning the page, right?<p>Not quite. Turns out that we …

A Guide to Getting Started With Long Exposure Photography

FlixelPix has just released a photography resource titled <i>The Long Exposure Exposure Photography eBook</i>. If you’re looking to start capturing long …

20 Photography Tips Every Travel Photographer Must Know

1. Get up Early The best light to capture most kinds of subjects is in the golden hours- one hour after sunrise and one hour before sunset (depend …

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

How to Create Cinematic Style Photography and Lighting

Theatrical lighting produces stunning photographs that look like stills from Hollywood films. But these types of images can be made using common …

How to Get Landscapes Sharp with Focus Stacking

A key aspect of successful landscape photography is image sharpness. Usually, it is desirable to ensure that all elements of a scene, whether close …

How to Photograph a Steaming Cup of Coffee

Ever wanted to photograph a steaming cup of coffee? Maybe not – but it could be a fun little evening project to hone your skills. Here’s a video from …

Silhouette Photography Tips and Tutorial

Normally when you take a photo, you want the subject to be as crisp and clear as possible. However, today, we’ll talk about a technique that hides …

How to Challenge Yourself To Be A Better Photographer

We all want things to be easy, stress free, and effortless. So much in fact we often overlook the benefits of a challenge. To continue improving our …

Photography

My Most Common Portrait Mistake

We all make mistakes. Even the best photographers I know make a mistake now and then. And usually, we all have one we can’t get seem to stop making. …

Camera Modes: Setting Aperture and Shutter Speed

You might think that acquiring a $1,000 DSLR makes you a photographer. In truth, the first step down the “photographer road” is switching from auto …

Light Painting Part One - the Photography

I teach a night photography class and I find that many people who’ve never tried it imagine it to be a lot harder than it really is to get …

How to Photograph Reflections for Awesome Results

They can be beautiful, surreal, abstract or a combination of all three, reflections are a powerful way convey emotion or provoke thought in your …

Learn to Read Your Camera Lens

Pretty Presets and Mom & Camera have put together another simple tip sheet about understanding camera lenses so you can get the most out of …

Night Photography Using Light Painting and Exposure Stacking

Photographs made using advanced light painting techniques often look as if they’d require a crew of a dozen assistants to achieve. But some artists …

How to Photograph Light Trails

If you’ve ever wanted to create light trails but didn’t know where to start, this article is for you.<p>photo by Strevo<p>What You Need for Light Trail …

Landscape Photography

A Complete Guide to Star Trailing

Ever see those pictures where the stars streak across the sky in a big arc? Or maybe the whole sky looked like it was spinning? What you saw was star …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

6 Photography Rules You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Breaking

Whenever we first set out to learn something we usually are forced to learn the rules of that particular activity before we’re allowed to fully …

Landscape Photography

How To Photograph Star Trails

Photographing star trails can be challenging but also rewarding. If you’ve never tried it, these tips will help you get started. Choosing the Place …

Quick Tutorial on Removing Red Fill Light from Concert Photos in Lightroom

After posting a before-and-after of a concert photo she had taken and edited in Lightroom, photographer Kohl Murdock received several requests to …

Learning to See, Final

Make Photographs for Yourself, Critics are Critics for a Reason Over the past ten installments from the Learning to See series (linked to below), I …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant …

How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

In a perfect world the weather outside would always cooperate, if not invite us to get outdoors and take photographs. Unfortunately, that's always …

The Great Compositions of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt

Has someone ever asked you why you like an image? Beneath the surface of great picture, there is a geometric design in hiding. During World War II, …