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6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

The Lightroom Trick For Sharpening Women's Skin

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, December 1, 2014 in Develop | 17 comments<p><b>Above:</b> When we sharpen women’s skin, our general goal is to keep the skin …

How To Enhance Eyes Using Lightroom

Everyone has heard the saying, "The eyes are the window to the soul." There is a lot of truth to this when it comes to photographs. The first thing …

Tutorials

10 Amazing Wedding Photos: Capturing a Key Moment in People’s Lives

Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for …

Photo Series 'The Absence of Water' Highlights Abandoned Public Pools and The Grand Architectural Structures that House Them

Old and abandoned places that once bustled with fun and activity always leaves feelings of melancholy. Gigi Cifali captures this pensive mood in his …

This is What Photographers Can Do About Unwanted Digital Image Noise

Have you ever returned from a photo shoot only to be disappointed in the results because your images lack spark? Perhaps, they had low contrast, and …

Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

6 Lessons the Square Format Can Teach You About Composition

In another article I wrote that one of the main attractions of the square format for me is composition. Today I’m going to elaborate on that idea. …

Digital Photography

Weye Feye adds Wi-Fi control to your existing SLR

This Wi-Fi add-on connects directly to an SLR to control camera functions through an iOS or Android device.<p><b>This Wi-Fi add-on connects directly to an</b> …

17-Year-Old Photographer Displays Skill in Creating Surreal Imagery

Belgium-based photographer Ian Komac displays uncommon skill, talent, and vision in his depiction of dreamlike images. He shoots and creates surreal …

Photo Manipulation

Street and Nature Photography – An interview with Erik Witsoe

Do you have any formal training in photography?<p>Not formally, no. Although I am trained as an artist and have spent much of my life developing those …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

So You’re Going to Shoot A Wedding: Part 1 of 3 [Preparation]

About 5 seconds after I purchased my first professional camera, long before I hung a shingle or had any idea of what I was doing, the requests to …

Polaroids Shot by Andy Warhol Himself

Andy Warhol was an American original and a principal figure in the visual medium that came to be known as pop art. Warhol’s works tread around the …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Photography

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as …

Time-lapse Photography

20 Stunning Examples of High Speed Photography (And Tuts on How to Do It Yourself)

A lot happens in the blink of an eye — a lot of pretty amazing things. But due to the way our brain works, we don't really get to “see” these amazing …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

Photographer Captures Mentally Ill Prison Inmates

It is difficult to go through these candid images shot inside the Correctional Psychiatric Treatment Unit (CPTU) of the Kentucky State Reformatory …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

Photographer Captures Soap Bubbles as They Burst and Disappear

For his project titled “Iridient,” Zurich, Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner shot a series of beautiful high-speed photographs showing …

Ultra-Wide Angle Lenses: 5 Reasons to Use Them

Getting a new lens is always exciting for a photographer. Whichever one you get, it’s likely going to open up new areas of creative possibility. For …

Northern Lights: Captured in all its Glory with Timelapse Photography

The Northern Lights is a spectacular display of nature that any photographer would pay to see and shoot. From the slower dancing lights, to the …

How to Use Lines in Photography Compositions

A very powerful method of improving the composition of photos is the use of lines. Properly used, lines can significantly increase the impact of …

Landscape Photography