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19 Songs To Add To Your Spring Break Playlist

Spring Break is coming.

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 1 (Lightroom)

So far you’ve read countless articles on techniques that involve editing portraits, but mostly it involves one or two techniques which makes it hard …

The First 3 Photoshop Blend Modes You Need to Understand

Photoshop can be extremely intimidating to learn, but once you start to get a grasp on some of the tools it has to offer, you’ll wonder how you ever …

Tips for Using Golden Hour Light for Portraits

Most photographers will argue vehemently that the golden hour – that pocket of time just after sunrise and just before sunset – produces some of the …

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …


15 of the Best Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers

Everyone loves cheat sheets, and photographers are no exception. Squeezed into a set of short tips, schemes, and definitions, a cheat sheet is a …

DIY Hack: Turn a Graphing Calculator into a Homebrew Intervalometer in 5 Minutes

If you’ve taken almost any math classes over the last decade, chances are good you have a graphing calculator sitting around in some drawer …

Everybody Gets an eBook: 46 Photography eBooks You Can Have for Free

To paraphrase the great Oprah Winfrey, “You get a photography eBook, YOU get a photography eBook, EVERYBODY gets photography eBooks!” Except in this …

How to use Lightroom Develop Presets to Learn Processing Tips

DEAL: this week only our very own 101 Lightroom Presets and 101 Landscape Lightroom Presets are 60% off. In my previous article you learned how to …

How to Master Your DLSR in One Afternoon a Beginner’s Guide

As the Editor-in-Chief of CLARITY, I believe that photography is one of the most unique forms of visual art. As a photographer, you must possess an …

Digital Photography

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

10 Amazing Deals and Freebies on Photography Courses and Guides

It's been a while that we brought you deals and freebies from around the web. Today we have for you some cool deals on photography courses and …

Seven Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

How to Use Graduated Filters in Lightroom

We could all stand to shoot more during the “golden hour”—that splendid wash of yellow and dramatic light created at sun up and sun down. But …


Save a ton of editing time with Lightroom Presets

Photographers don’t have a lot of extra time to edit. As a full-time photographer myself, I rely heavily on any tools that save me time in the …


25 Fictional Places You Can Actually Visit In Real Life

Longing to escape into your favorite films or books? Now you <i>actually</i> can! From Middle Earth to Jurassic Park—we rounded up the real-life locations …

Why Black Women In America Are Being Told To Find Love In Europe

<b>"Swirl."</b><p>At first glance, Black Girl Travel seems to be like any other American international travel club, just one that caters exclusively to black women. But buried toward the bottom of its About Us page is a fuzzy YouTube video that indicates a wider problem.<p>The video is a defense of the company …

21 DIY Ways To Make Your Child's Bedroom Magical

Flying pirate ships and passages to Narnia are all well within reach.

8 Places You Need To Immediately Add To Your Bucket List

Adventure awaits.

26 Breathtaking Places In Latin America You Should Visit Before You Die

Get your passport ready and pack your suitcase... After you finish reading this you'll be running out your door.

11 More Terrifyingly Violent Illustrations Of Classic Childhood Characters

DeviantART user Tohad is back with a few more illustrations that just might destroy your childhood.

19 Truly Charming Places To See Before You Die

Get ready to swoon. With help from this Quora post.

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Our 13 Favorite BuzzFeed Geeky Posts Of 2013

In case you missed the feels the first time around. Presented in no particular order.

33 Songs That Will Turn 10 In 2014

The songs really aren't thaaat old, but you are. And yes, Kanye West really has been around for a solid decade.

The 29 Most Creative NFL Celebrations Of 2013

The only rule: Dance like everyone's watching you.