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6 Tips from Two Mann Studios Will Challenge You to Up Your Wedding Game

Canadian wedding photography super-duo Two Mann Studios recently handed out six tips for wedding photographers that should not be ignored. In the …

20 First Photos from the History of Photography

Photography has been a medium of limitless possibilities since it was originally invented in the early 1800s. The use of cameras has allowed us to …

Blackmagic’s $500 monitor recorder resets the bar (new photos!)

In among the myriad new camera announcements from Blackmagic Design, hid what may have been the gem of NAB 2015, Video Assist. In Blackmagic’s words, …

How To Make a DIY Handpainted Backdrop

With winters lasting for 6 months in Toronto, I find that outdoor shoots are put on hold for pretty much the entire time. Because of that, I try …

Home Depot

Studio Roller

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Using negative space

Video: In Conversation with Joe McNally: Building A Lasting Photography Career

Joe McNally is considered one of the most inspiring photographers in the field and has been called “perhaps the most versatile photojournalist …

Photography

Cityscape Photography in New York with Peter Lik

Chances are you’re probably already familiar with the work of Peter Lik even if you’re not aware that you are. With a little a little help from his …

Remembering George Eastman, founder of Kodak, inventor of roll film

July 12, 2016 /Photography News/ Born 162 years ago, on July 12, 1854, George Eastman was an American inventor and philanthropist. He founded the …

Black and White Photography — 14 Favorites from 2014 - Chosen by the Readers ofLensCulture | LensCulture

Black and white photography holds a graphic emotional power unlike any other form of the medium. Here are 14 stories published by LensCulture that were among the most popular with our readers worldwide this year. Enjoy!<p>—LensCulture<p><b>Alain Laboile,</b> La Famille<p>An intimate family album documents the …

Getting Started With High Key Portraiture

High key portraiture is a subject of constant debate among photographers. The different opinions are mostly on the subject of how bright the picture …

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

The secret history of beauty: How the Greeks invented Western civilization’s biggest idea

<b>(Xirurg via iStock)</b><p>People think of beauty as universal to the human experience. But the truth is actually much more complicated<p>David Konstan<p>January 3, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Beauty: The Fortunes of an Ancient Greek Idea”<p>The English word <i>beauty</i> is semantically rich; that is, it has a wide …

The Arts

Falling For Paradise

The Real Power of Smart Objects

Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an …

Introduction to Photo Realistic HDR in Photoshop

Apr 25 3<p>On this video Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes takes a quick look at creating photo realistic high dynamic range images …

Tutorials

Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …

Vello Extension Tubes for Mirrorless Cameras

When you first hear it, the phrase “extension tubes” can conjure up many connotations, none of which accurately describe their purpose and function. …

Joey L Launches New Educational Website Packed with In-Depth BTS Tutorials

Online resources for learning about photography are anything but lacking. But every so often a new one comes around that changes things up a bit — …

Profoto Launches a New Wedding Lighting Educational Video Series

As part of a new campaign, Profoto has teamed up with photography pair Justin and Mary Marantz to create a twenty-part video series aimed at …

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The Photo Bus Takes to Kickstarter to Make Sure It Keeps Running for Years to Come

Just over a year ago, we featured an awesome project by photographer John Deprisco called The Photo Bus. Combining his passion for vintage vehicles …

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VSCO Film 05 Brings Film Stocks from the Golden Age of Analog to Your RAW Photos

Continuing to uphold the “gold standard” of film emulation, Visual Supply Co. has released its fifth series of film emulation presets. Called <i>VSCO</i> …

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

Thomas Edison's assistants - a picture from the past

7 Tips to Make You A Cooler Photographer

Everyone has seen “that photographer” at one time or another. He’s the guy rocking his camera around his neck, gazing around his surroundings in a …

Landscape Photography

The Secrets of Great Portrait Photography