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Cleaning old 35mm slides

One of the things which is a common curse with film photography is dirt and dust and this is particularly the case with old colour slides. Although I …

Fuji XT

One of the great features of the Fuji X series cameras is the Film Simulation mode which is available in camera and allows you to take pictures with …

45 wonderful pictures capture street scenes of Prague in 1980.

Garry Winogrand: the man who defined street photography

In the decades following the Second World War, Garry Winogrand, a towering figure in the history of street photography, portrayed New York – and the rest of America – in an innovative and widely influential new way<p>During the 1950s and 1960s the photographer Garry Winogrand stalked the sidewalks of</b> …

A Beginners Introduction to Using Layers

Using layers in your photo editing software is one of the most important things you can do to create great images. Layers are so powerful, even the …

Photo Editing

Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography Confidence

en_US<p>article<p>Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography …

Multi-Mount Lets You Use Bayonet Lenses on Your Pentax DSLR Without an Adapter

To the world of lens mount adapters comes a new creation by Adaptist. Called the Pentax K+ Multi-Mount, this adapter takes a unique approach to the …

One Journey, Two Cameras: The Sony A7r and the Leica M Monochrom

I’ve not long been back from a trip which took myself and my family back to the UK via a few other places, this wasn’t a photography trip but I’ve …

Magazine Calls Photographer ‘A**hole’ and Threatens Lawsuit After Using Her Photo Without Permission

Buckle up, because this is a copyright battle that has hit rock bottom and started digging with gusto. How much gusto? Lets just say that the …

Great Tutorial: ’10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do’ in Photoshop CC

It’s likely one of the reasons Adobe decided to shift to a subscription model was so that they could bring in more beginners and amateurs that had …

Sony A7r + Voigtlander 15mm Heliar (CV15)

Reverse Ring Macro Photography Fundamentals

First of all, I should mention the technique we are about to go through isn't necessarily considered true macro photography, as I'm sure any macro …

Cameras

Sensor Gel Stick: Safely Clean Your Sensor Like They Do at the Service Center

Sensor cleaning, especially if you’ve never tried to do it yourself, is a scary prospect. Sure, taking off your lens and using a rocket blower isn’t …

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

Cameras

Fast M-series 21mm lens shootout review on Leica M9, NEX-7 and Ricoh GXR

<b>Can the $1249 US Voigtlander Ultron Aspherical 21mm f/1.8 compare favorably to the $7000 US Leica Summilux-M 21mm f/1.4 ASPH.?</b> <br>The contenders in this …

Perspective in Photography - Don't just stand there move your feet!

Perspective in Photography - Don't just stand there move your feet! - learn about how to use perspective to create more unique images

12 Ways to Get the Most From Behance

I often talk to other creatives about the ways they share their work online. Most admit that they really enjoy this part of their job, but many feel …

How I Use Collections in Lightroom

One of my absolute favorite features inside of Lightroom is the Collections panel. Collections allow the user to “collect” photos from different …

Street Photography Tips and Techniques

When you’re getting started the challenge is overcoming the fear of taking pictures of strangers. Since telephoto lenses are not normally used in …

Street Photography

Shooting Stars eBook by Phil Hart

<b>Photographing the Night Sky</b><p>Shooting Stars has all the basic instructions you’ll need to get started using your camera equipment under the beautiful …

Landscape Photography

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

Mobile

Best Films on Netflix UK (May 2018): The best movies to watch right now

<b>Best Films on Netflix UK: All the best movies to watch on Netflix in May 2018</b><p><b>If you’re looking for a new film to watch on Netflix this month, you’ve</b> …

Angry Birds

3 Quick Sunset Photography Tips

In today’s landscape photography photo tip, we will discover three more ways to get better sunset photography.<p>“Biển Ke Ga” captured by Trandinhkhiem …

HP Chromebook 11 review

I’m never offline anymore.<p>I have Wi-Fi at home and at the office, nearly every hotel or coffee shop on the planet offers connectivity, and for the rare in-between times, my phone serves as a perfectly usable (if slightly awkward) mechanism for getting on the internet. The only time I <i>can’t</i> get …

Nikon D610: Not newsy but still a nice camera

<b>Editors' note:</b> <i>Given that the D610 is nearly identical to the D600, I have borrowed substantially from my review of the latter camera. I did retest</i> …

Composition in Photography

In this article, I will cover a core concept in photography that is neglected by a surprising amount of photographers. Photography is a wonderful …