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Photographing Italy’s Independent Shops, Before It’s Too Late

Independent shops shaped Italy’s cities for centuries. Are they finally succumbing to the big box store?<p>For the photographer Francesco Pergolesi, his hometown of Spoleto, Italy, is synonymous with the mom-and-pop shops that pepper its streets. When he returned home after studying in Rome, he …

Italy

How to relight an image in Lightroom

Sometimes when you post-process an image, you may notice that some more interesting lighting would have really improved the scene and made the photo …

Canon Unveils the 50mm f/1.8 STM, the New ‘Nifty Fifty’

After a leak of the lens last week, Canon today officially announced its new “Nifty Fifty,” the 50mm f/1.8 STM, a new affordable prime lens that …

Cameras

On the Ground in Syria: A Photojournalist’s Perspective - Photographs by and interview with Nish Nalbandian | LensCulture

This project was shot in early 2013 and documents life in the city of Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. These pictures were taken during the Battle of Aleppo, an ongoing fight over control of the city.<p>— Nish Nalbandian<p><i><br>As the Syrian Civil War drags on and morphs and changes and grows, Nish Nalbandian’s</i> …

How to Find and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Sharp Backgrounds

You are out photographing a landscape. You have a nice foreground and background in the frame, and you want as much as possible in focus. You set a …

A Photograph of Your Face in a Jar Makes for a Creepy Halloween Prank

Looking for a personalized photo-related gag to pull for Halloween this year? Look no further than this head-in-a-jar prank. It’s quite easy to pull …

8 Amazing Hidden Travel Gems in California

California is by far one of the best states to visit for a holiday or a road trip. Many visitors to the state typically flock to the larger cities, like Los Angeles and San Francisco, but California also has an abundance of beautiful towns and pristine nature.<p>Its expansive coastline, endlessly tall …

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make and What You Can Do About Them

Why do some professional photographers fail to make it in business?<p>If you can’t cut it technically or artistically as a photographer, then clearly …

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Wide field landscape astrophotography is an impressive form of photography, and it’s accessible to nearly everyone.<p>Astrophotography in its simplest …

Cameras

Sony a7S Astrophotography Review

As soon as the Sony a7S was announced, I knew I had to try it for astrophotography. With a full frame sensor and ISO 409600, is it the best low light …

Tutorials | Long Exposures with no Filters. Part 1, Introduction | Verdant Vista | Photography by Neil Farquharson

advertisement<p>It sounds great, no shelling out on expensive filters but still doing long exposures. "How?" I hear you ask. Well it's simple.<p>The method …

20 Awesome Photos Of The Supermoon

If you've been outside earlier this week, you must have noticed the gorgeous moon up there in the sky. Not only it was a full moon, but it was closer …

Astronomy

‘Cities at Night’ as Captured by Astronauts Aboard the International Space Station

Since 2003 astronauts have been snapping up photographs of our beautiful planet from the International Space Station. All of these photographs have …

National Geographic Travel

Series Creates Dreamlike Black and White Landscapes Through Lengthy Exposures

Greek fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis creates beautiful, dreamlike landscapes through lengthy exposures in his black and white series “Misty …

Landscape Photography

California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

Hiking