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Breathtaking Black & White Animal Portraits by Lukas Holas

“Animals are a matter of my heart.” These seven words are the only description Czech photographer Lukas Holas provides for his outstanding series entitled <i>Portraits of Animals</i>. His love and admiration for animals radiates clearly through each and every powerful close-up.<p>Shot in simple, but elegant …

Photography

Productivity, Street Art, Beauty, Media, Redesign, Comics, Fashion, Product Design

Street Art

How to: improve your food photography

The food blogger Felicity Cloake explains how she learned to take mouth-watering photographs, and the Guardian food photographer Jill Mead shares her tips<p>• Win a place on a Guardian Masterclass with Felicity and Jill<p>It was the ginger cake that did it. I'd come up with the perfect recipe for my G2 …

This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

Ricoh Introduces Two New Rugged Cams, Drops the Pentax Name for the First Time

It’s February, which means Ricoh is right on schedule when it comes to introducing the new ‘rugged’ cameras in the Pentax WG line… except they’re not …

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 …

Social Media

Rumored Nikon D4s Details

The Nikon D4s seems to be all the buzz lately. Nothing is official yet, but rumors are going around that match up across multiple sources. Nikon …

Cameras

PhotoShelter’s Photog’s Outlook on 2014 Survey is Packed Full of Interesting Info

Despite all of the crazy gloom and doom talk that tends to circulate in the photography industry, it seems us photographers are still an optimistic …

iPhone Only Photography Re-touching Tips From David Molnar

Being an avid iPhone shooter myself, I'm always looking for more ways to make my images better without adding the computer to the process. In this …

Android Phones

Print Your Photos For Free With The Simple 'Flag' App

When was the last time you printed your family photos instead of just posting them on Facebook? when was the last time you made a real photo album …

Apps

The Basics of Photography: I for ISO

As we continue our series on the basics of photography, we run into the letter “I”. What better term to define in the photo world than one of the …

Fuji’s X100(s) series, What else? By Renaud Perez

Cache of Undeveloped Film Discovered in an Attic, Shows Rare Perspective of WWI

Britons are seeing a new side of the nation’s World War I experience thanks to the publication of a small treasure trove of negatives that were only …

Fanciful Portrait Series Depicts Youthful Women Caught in the Moment

Photographer Audrey Simper is another example of young blood that is making a name in the genre of surreal photography. The young Simper, a mere 21 …

Photo Manipulation

Claire Yaffa: Thoughts of Photographers for Philosophers and Dreamers - Life’s Lessons, Chapter 23

<i>Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then</i> …

Leica Cameras

Fuji X-T1: a speed demon with weather sealing, fastest EVF on the planet. Is this the X-series camera of your dreams?

If you've been holding off on Fujifilm's X-series mirrorless cameras because you weren't a fan of the rangefinder-like form factor, it may be time to …

The Arcanum: An Online ‘Hogwarts’ Where You Can Learn One-on-One from the Pros

In the past, before resumes, interviews and portfolios, there was the master/apprentice relationship. If you wanted to learn a trade, craft or skill, …

Tips for photographing star trails at night

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

Landscape Photography

Cyber Monday Sale – 60% Off Trick Photography Tutorials!

Maybe you thought that once you got your DSLR, fancy pictures and trick shots would be a breeze to create. It wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to …

Photography Tutorials

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

Photography

What Every Photographer Should Know About Manual Mode

Aperture<p>The aperture or sometimes called the “f stop” is what allows you to have those blurry backgrounds people often ask me about. The lower the …

Leading Lines in Landscape Photo Composition

Composition and good photography go hand in hand. Anyone can (with practice) perfect the technical skills to take a well exposed photo. It’s your …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions

Leading lines refers to a technique of composition where the viewer of your photos attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the …

Digital Photography

Blog, Inspiration | Photos That Use Leading Lines

<b>Free Photography Bundle: PS actions, LR presets, photo overlays, & print templates! Get it here.</b><p>Last week we looked at the topic of perspective in …

Photography

Some Useful Tips for Using Perspective in Photography

As photographers, we often hear about the importance of moving position to change your perspective, but what does that actually mean? What is …