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Pixelstick Gives Light Painting a (Much Needed) Makeover

It seems like you only see light painting in wedding photo ops and unintentionally (and then intentionally) in 4th of July sparkler shots. It's a …

Reflectors: Your Secret Weapon for Amazing Portrait Photography

There is no doubt that using natural light in portrait photography can get you the best results. However sometimes, as you all probably know, natural …

Newborn Photography Black and White Conversion in Lightroom

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop. The Lightroom Preset System is …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Pets: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we launched the brand new Pet Photography eBook (at the special price of just $7) at our sister site SnapnGuides so we thought we’d do a …

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 …

Digital Photography

Useful Photography Tip #54: Use Your Phone's Flashlight to Aid Your Camera's Autofocus

No matter how advanced autofocusing algorithms have become, they still tend to suffer in low light situations. Granted, your camera has an AF assist …

Finding and Wooing Your Photography Audience

If you’re developing a new photography project, it can only prosper if you have an audience, followers, and customers. You have to find the right …

Social Media

Alien Skin Software's Exposure 5 Is All About That Film-Like Look

<i>Image by Peter Nyugen</i><p>See that girl up above? She doesn’t look very alien does she? Maybe her homeworld is a bit alien, but Alien Skin’s new Exposure …

Shades of Sicily: John Riddy's photographs of Palermo

John Riddy opens up the world and he hems you in. His black and white photographs of Palermo in Sicily, now at London's Frith Street Gallery, are …

Video Demo: Stylizing Your Portrait Photography in Photoshop

Yesterday we were fortunate to have special guest Aaron Nace host a live Photoshop demo for our audience, showing how basic retouching techniques can …

New Guide: Creating a Successful Photography Portfolio

Our latest free educational guide, <i>Creating a Successful Photography Portfolio</i>, contains major insights from seasoned photography consultants on how …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …