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Five Cameras That Were Legendary to Street Photographers

Photo by Julius Motal.<p><i>Most images in this story are by Japan Camera Hunter. Used with permission.</i><p>Though street photographers love to talk about the …

5 Ways to Ensure That You Stay Ahead of the Travel Photography “Game”

There’s no doubt about it, the business of travel photography has never been tougher. More competition, an oversaturated market, falling license fees …

How to Create a Center of Attention for Better Storytelling Images

Drawing the viewer’s attention to the main subject in your photographs will help them understand your story more clearly. If you have a busy scene …

The Importance of Diversification as a Photographer

There’s an idea that has been perpetuated, however unintentionally, that photographers do one thing and one thing only. The illusion is that someone …

Fstoppers Reviews NiSi 100 x 100mm Nano IRND 3.0 10-Stop ND Filter

The 10-Stop ND filter is one of the favorite filters of most landscape and urban photographers, as it extends the exposure time and makes possible …

Compact cameras, the future

<b>Compact cameras, the future</b><br>Since I have been running this site and doing this job I have watched as the prices for compact cameras have steadily …

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

Incredible Footage of Soap Bubbles Freezing in Winter Weather and How to Do It Yourself

Photographers all over the world have found something absolutely incredible happens when you blow soap bubbles in the freezing winter temperatures. …

Using New Camera Lenses with Old School Film Emulsions

One of the cooler things about owning a camera with a legacy lens system is that you can use their lenses with old school film cameras loaded with …

9 Photography Tips Tricks to KickStart Your Creativity (feat. Bob Holmes)

What to do when you wake up and you can’t think of a single thing to photograph and the muse has deserted you? Marc´s old friend Bob Holmes helps you …

5 Portrait Photography Mistakes You Should Avoid

Rating:<p>4.25 based on 4 Ratings<p>December 10, 2017 By Taya Ivanova<p>5 Portrait Photography Mistakes You Should Avoid www.sleeklens.com<p>It’s true, …

Self-help

Photography Tips | How And Why To Use Exposure Compensation

While you can always take the most control over your camera’s exposure in manual mode, sometimes it’s more convenient to shoot in a semi-automatic …

Compensation

10 Stunning iPhone Photos That Use Creative Blur To Great Effect

The theme for this week’s showcase of mobile photography is photos that use blur. Last week, I spoke about blur in the ‘4 Simple Ways to Fix Blurry …

How Ann Hecht Shoots Beach Inspired Landscape iPhone Photos

Ann Hecht is an artist and amateur photographer from Kleinemonde, South Africa. Her portfolio of iPhone photography beautifully captures atmospheric, …

Photography

5 Ways to Infuse Inspiration and New Life into Your Photography

Have you ever been frustrated with your photography? Have you felt like you're photographing the same subjects and your images are starting to look …

The Best Cheap Cameras You Need to See for 2017

One of the downsides of photography is that it can get quite expensive.Once you buy a camera, a couple of lenses, a good tripod, some filters, and …

STC adds 6-stop neutral density to its clip-on sensor filter range

Specialist filter manufacturer STC Optical Ltd has expanded its range of Clip filters to include a ND64 with infrared-cut properties. The new filter, …

Using the MagMod MagBeam kit for projection effects

Using the MagMod MagBeam kit for projection effectsThe lighting pattern on the background here, is 100% in-camera, created with a gobo and a …

DSLR Cameras

Photographer's Toolbox: Portrait Photography Gear Essentials

Chances are many of you reading this are portrait photographers, or want to be portrait photographers. Being one of the most popular photography …

Fine Art and Colorfulness Film Portrait Photography by Rala Choi

<b>Rala Choi</b> is a talented South Korean photographer and artist currently based in Seoul. Rala is known for her particular film portraits and her …

Photography

Create a Portrait Composite Using Simple Techniques

Take a few minutes and look up Photographer Joel Grimes. His portraits infuse a unique and identifiable lighting style that is edgy, dramatic, and …

Gorgeous Fine Art Portrait Photography by Marta Juárez Torres

<b>Marta Juárez Torres</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, art director and digital artist currently based in Madrid, Spain. Marta focuses on …

Photography

How to shoot great casual portraits with just one light

Long before I decided to start shooting portraits, I was asked to photography people. Friends, family, their friends, and their friends. At the time, …

Romantic and Dreamlike Portrait Photography by Brandon Woelfel

<b>Brandon Woelfel</b> is a talented 23-year-old self-taught photographer and artist currently based in New York, USA. He attended School of Visual Arts. …

Photography

Why Sharpness is Overrated

“Sharpness is a bourgeois (rich person) concept.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson<p>1. Softer lenses often have more soul<p>I remember when I started digital …

Tips for Framing Photos

My first experience of printing and framing a picture was a nightmare. After receiving my photo from the print lab, I went to a local boutique hoping …

Creepy Portraits of a Chef Wearing His Menu Ingredients

<i>MENU</i> is a new photo series by photographer Robert Harrison and chef Robbie Postma, a duo who decided to combine food and portrait photography in a …

Begin Your Journey to Mastering Fine Art Grunge Photography

What do you think of when you think about fine art and its subgenre in photography?<p>Does it interest you or turn you right off? Let me tell you this, …

18 Things I Would Tell Myself if I Started Street Photography All Over Again

Dear friend,<p>If I started street photography all over again; this is the advice I would give myself:<p>1. Equipment<p>Regarding equipment, I would tell …