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Say Yes To Noon Sun - Create Amazing Portraits With One Simple Tool

I've been there, standing in the middle of a field on a hot day with a scorching sun, mulling back and forth on how to capture a quality shot. In the …

Five Photography Spring Cleaning Tips

Oh this is not here yet, this green is a pleasant memory<p>Well after a LONG winter, we may finally get a spring. It’s now a good time for some …

Introducing the Oppo Find 7: The World’s First Smartphone That Takes 50MP Photos

Rumors have been swirling around about this one for a while, and it looks like they were both right and wrong. Announced yesterday, Oppo has …

Mesmerizing Photos of Frozen Flowers by Mo Devlin

When you hear the term flower photography, it probably doesn’t inspire a particularly powerful reaction. There are plenty of gorgeous images of …

Minimalist Landscapes of the Setting and Rising Sun Shot Against Pristine Skies

Eric Cahan‘s spectacular <i>Sky</i> Series may leave you breathless with its absolute purity. Cahan’s minimalist landscapes of the setting and rising sun …

Photographer Mixes Watercolor Elements Into Her Images to Stunning Effect

What’s the best thing about a 365 project? Some would say it’s that you develop the habit of shooting every single day. Others that you develop your …

22 Interview Questions with the “Street-Photographers” Collective

<i>Eric’s Note: I am excited to share this interview with the “Street-photographers” collective. I sent them 22 interview questions, and the members</i> …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

5D Mark III vs 6D: Which is Better For You?

If you’re in the market to purchase a new full-frame camera from Canon, but aren’t sure whether to go with the 6D or 5DMIII, the folks over at <i>DSLR</i> …

Essential Portrait Photography Photoshop Techniques

Over time, many budding portrait photographers often hit a plateau in terms of their shooting style and technique. Their gear bags have the lenses …

20 Reasons to Love Your 50mm Lens

The 50mm lens is a favorite amongst many photographers. However, there are some that don’t warm up to this focal length as much as others. Either …

How To Retouch Your Portraits Like A Pro

Retouching portraits can be a controversial subject, but it is also very often requested of portrait photographers to edit out minor blemishes and …

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Afghan Box Cameras: how street photographers captured a nation

Roving street photographers and studio portraitists in Afghanistan have been using the big, box-shaped wooden camera known as the <i>kamra-e-faoree</i> since the early 1950s. Their trade has survived the Soviet invasion of 1979, the civil war that followed it, Taliban rule in the 1990s and the invasion by …

Social Media Tips from Pro Adventure Photographer Lucas Gilman

It isn’t the over 14,000 followers on Instagram or 9,000 on Twitter that made adventure photographer Lucas Gilman a finalist in the 2010 and 2013 Red …

Clay Cook Photography

5 Ways to Stay Motivated in the Midst of a Photography Project

In search of ways to broaden their creative horizons or recapture that slippery beast known as inspiration, many photographers take on a long term …

Top 5 Easiest Shortcuts for Better Photos

15 Tips for More Powerful Portraits

Snow Is All Around You? Go Out And Shoot It

If you're anywhere outside of California, good chances you're kind of sick of this winter by now. More specifically - sick of the all that snow and …

Sport picture of the day: Sochi from space

First published on Fri 7 Feb 2014 10.55 EST

Learn How To Light: 32 City Speed Light Tour!

No matter where you are in your photographic journey, one thing is certain: you need to know how to manipulate light. The team over at Monte Zucker …

Don't Pose, Give Direction

If you are a lifestyle photographer one of your jobs is to make your images look natural- not stiff, not awkward, and definitely not staged. <b>Your</b> …

Bizarre Photos of London Devoid of Any Pedestrians and Activity

Any fan of Charles Dickens’ <i>A Christmas Carol</i> knows that Christmas day in London was filled with celebrations in the many homes, and it most certainly …

Sally Mann – Inspiration from Masters of Photography

Sally Mann is an American Photographer, born in Virginia, 1951. After earning a B.A from the Hollins University, it is said she took up Photography …

Washington D.C.

Tech Monthly readers' photography project: navigation

Last month <i>Tech Monthly</i> asked you to send in your images of construction. Our favourite (above), by Gareth N Price, captured two swans in the act of building a nest - check the best of the rest in our online gallery.<p>This month we'd like you to submit your photographs on the theme of navigation. So …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …