Shen Nelson

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How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on …

Projects | Babes

Overview

Nikon D-series

Morning Wall

Coastal Ruin

First Light on Stanage Edge

The Power of Asking for What You Want as a Photographer

“Who am I to tell people what they ought to do?” I taunted myself as I wrote my first article for Fstoppers. I wanted to convey how much of an impact …

Carl Zeiss

Adobe Lightroom Tutorial: How To Manage and Organize Your Images

The single-most common question I’m asked about Lightroom is, “Where the #$&! are my images?” Understanding how Lightroom manages and displays …

Tutorials

10 VSCO Photography Accounts You Need to Follow Right Now

Over the years, digital and mobile photography has gone through several aesthetic evolutions: from campy Hipstamatic filters to today’s crisp, clean …

Eva | Portrait

Single gridded beauty dish (Bowens monobloc) + low powered monobloc lighting background. Believe the bg light was in a bounced umbrella. One of my …

Photography

Get Yourself Prepared To Shoot Swimwear Model Photography This Summer

We've had one hell of a cold, long winter this year here in North America. On top of that, I live in Houston, Texas, so this business of freezing …

Artists Share "Before and After" Evolution of Their Drawing Skills with Years of Practice

Drawing, like all things, requires dedicated practice to master the craft and create amazing works that wow a wide audience. Although many people dabble in art when they're younger, few people choose to hone their skills into their teens and adulthood. Those that do work on improving themselves …

Amazing

Fashion, Art, Music, Film, Ideas

FashionThe super sharp style of 90s garage and jungle raves<p>Art & PhotographyThe show that takes avant-garde beyond Duchamp and Dalí<p>Film & TVYou can now take a college course in Get Out<p>FashionBurning cars take centre stage in Bottega Veneta’s super cinematic campaign<p>MusicYour guide to the essential …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Backlit Portrait Photography Tips

Use the “halo light” pattern in your photo lighting.<p>Here is a photo tip I’ve recently read that I disagree with:<p>“When photographing people, always …

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

Tutorials

Botany Portraits

Project info<p>With this project, I wish to investigate the different individual semblance of plant species. Like a human portrait, I believe that plants have their own visual personality which can be portrayed through my unique process of photography. By taking the chosen plant apart, photographing …

Photography

65 Amazing Photo Series Inspired by the Earth - Selected by the Editors of LensCulture | LensCulture

The wonders and calamities of nature and life on Earth seem as endless as the cosmos themselves. Here are 65 amazing photo series that draw their inspiration from the beauty of nature, the cycles of life, changing weather and environments, and much more. The editors of LensCulture hope you find …

Nature

Friction: Tokyo Streets - Photographs and text by Tatsuo Suzuki | LensCulture

Through my own eyes and my street shots I would like to express: the tension, the edged frustration, the taut atmosphere and the feelings that beat, inherent in the city.<p>Because: all this is sure to certainly exist—and there is a photography that should embody these feelings (especially since these …

Japan

Photography Studio Lighting Setup Tips

Hair lights, back lights, and barn doors, oh my! Studio lighting can be overwhelming when you first start getting into it. Some photographers out …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Great Portraits

In my opinion, the greatest medium for capturing a person’s character is through photography. It may seem odd to say a single shot can capture …

Landscape Photography

Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you …

How to Use Window Light for Portraits

Window light can be some of the prettiest light when shooting portraiture. It provides a nice, soft, natural light around the model, if used …

Photography

Food Photography: Recipe for a Great Image

Of all the types of photography that I am involved with, I seem to get more questions about food photography than just about everything else combined.<p>…

Beginner Light Painting Photography

<b>Articles by Steve Rutherford Archives - PictureCorrect</b>4 articles<p>Saturday, November 4th, 2017<p>I am always looking for a way to convey a message in my …

Photography

The Leica SL (type 601) Review: Part 2 - User Experience

<b>Notes:</b> I have been fortunate to be chosen by Leica to use the Leica SL for the last month, and while the firmware is production version 1.1, it is …

Digital Cameras

Naked woman portrait

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Getty Images

11 Habits To Steal From People Who Are Never Late

Alarms aren't just for getting out of bed.<p>Be honest: How much time do you waste staring into your closet in a pre-caffeine haze, wondering what to wear? Elizabeth Hill of Wonder Woman I'm Not picks out five outfits every Sunday. "I put on one hanger the pants, shirt, jacket, and any under garments …

Time Management

Holiday Mashed Potato Recipes

From mashed potatoes with crispy shallots to sweet potato soufflé, here are delicious holiday mashed potato recipes.