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How Ultra High Speed Cameras Shoot Up to 25,000,000 FPS

Tracking and panning a camera in time with a tank shell seems impossible given that the shell travels at over 1,500 meters per second. Yet, somehow, …

Photography

It's Time For Some Awesome Wacom Hacks

So if for some reason you've still never tried a graphical tablet for your image retouching or digital illustrations, seriously stop waiting around. …

Tablets

Making 150-Megapixel Photographs on a 10-Year-Old Camera

They say the best camera is the one that is with you, but what if that particular camera is lacking in megapixels? Here's how to take advantage of …

Tutorials

New Instagram Tool That Suggests What Hashtags to Use Based on Your Photo

Whether you like it or not, Instagram has become a big part of our life. And not just for seeing what our friends are up to, but also networking and …

Instagram

Photo Enhancement is Starting to Get Crazy

As the worlds of artificial intelligence and digital photography collide, we’re starting to see some mind-blowing technology emerge. The latest …

Photography

The Story Behind That Iconic Portrait of Steve Jobs

Photographer Albert Watson is the man behind the iconic photo of Steve Jobs that is seen all over the Internet and on the cover of the <i>Steve Jobs</i> …

Steve Jobs

Out West: A Visual Narrative of China’s Westernmost Region

Borrowing from romanticized notions of the American frontier, synonymous with ideals of exploration and expansion, I captured a visual narrative of …

China

Here’s the Best Way to Match Tones in Composite Photos

One of the most common difficulties with compositing photos is having the color tones of the different parts of the image match. This can be tricky …

Photoshop Tutorials

Quick Tips on How to Color Grade Your Photos Using Gradient Maps

Gradient maps are a powerful tool in Photoshop and when utilized correctly, make for a quick and easy way to effectively tone your images. Travel …

Tutorials

Why Sony’s Full Frame Pro Mirrorless Was a Fatal Mistake

There is a big craze for Sony full frame (FF) mirrorless cameras at the moment, and seeing people rush onto that bandwagon is like watching lemmings …

Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

You can almost never find videos or photos of the Eiffel Tower at night on stock sites. Why is this? Because the Eiffel Tower is copyrighted when …

Eiffel Tower

This Photographer Shot the Same Strangers Going to Work Over 9 Years

How do you photograph the same strangers on the street over the course of nearly a decade? Here’s one strategy: visit the same street corner at the …

Photography

Is Computational Photography Still Photography?

It's incredible to learn about all the technologies that are built into smartphone cameras that weigh as much as a paperclip. But, with all this …

Photography

These Basic Color Theory Tricks Will Take Your Images to New Levels

It’s obvious that color is important in our work; Hand selecting that perfect blend can take our images from decent to legendary. And it's not just …

Color Theory

Recreate the Style of Platon's Portrait of Satya Nadella for WIRED

Platon is a widely acclaimed British portrait photographer. His portfolio includes, among others, images of the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, …

Satya Nadella

'How to Be Creative: How an Artist Turns Pro': Inspiring Video for All Creatives

Have you ever heard of the poem by Charles Bukowski that questions what it means to be a creative, and how to answer to that calling you have within? …

Creativity

How to Edit Your Pictures Like Instagrammer Sam Kolder Using Lightroom

We have all been guilty of watching someone’s Instagram account and wonder how the hell the pictures are edited. Sebastian from TechGenie has …

Photography

Add VFX to Your Instagram Stories Videos Without the Hassle of After Effects

Since Stories have been added to Instagram, every social influence has tried to differentiate himself from the crowd. From filming with a camera like …

Adobe After Effects

A Different Perspective on Handling the Haters

It happens constantly. You put your work out on the Internet or in some other forum, and some overly negative or simply rude person rips it to …

Creative Commons

Best Instant Cameras in 2017 - Instax or Polaroid Cameras?

You may wonder why I’m writing a guide on <b>the best instant cameras to buy</b> on a site like Shotkit. After all, Shotkit deals with the camera gear used …

Cameras

Get Ready to Shoot Epic Fall Photos with These 5 Tips from Landscape Pro Nigel Danson (VIDEO)

French philosopher Albert Camus one said, “Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower.” For photographers, this sentiment means a season …

Photography

Blocker: An App That Helps You Plan a Shoot with Augmented Reality

Blocker is a new augmented reality app that could change the way you plan your next shoot. The app allows you to “shoot” with a variety of over 400 …

Augmented Reality

This Pro Photographer Was Born Without Hands and Legs

Want to see what a passionate photographer looks like? Just look at the life and work of 25-year-old Indonesian professional photographer Achmad …

Photography

Couple Does Wedding Photo Shoot 60 Years After Their Wedding

Wedding photo shoots usually happen around the time of a wedding ceremony, but a couple in Brazil is showing that it’s never too late to create …

Weddings

How Your Computer Thinks About Color

Have you ever looked at hexadecimal color codes and wondered what the logic was for that string of letters and numbers representing some color? Did …

Mathematics

Make the Most of Autumn Colors This Fall

That's right, it's just about every photographer's favorite time of year. The last thing that anyone wants is to have the season come and go without …

Gardening

Portraits of People Who Lost a Loved One to Childhood Cancer

Photographer Rich Johnson recently completed a photo project for a local childhood cancer nonprofit in Orlando, Florida. Titled #NoMoreOptions, it’s …

Cancer

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

Software

Five Types of Ambient Light You Should Know How to Use in Photography

As photographers, we have but one raw material to work with: light. You will hear this time and time again, you need to learn to see that light and …