Thanh Xin Nguyen

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5 Photography Books You Will Want to Own

The sources of education and inspiration available to photographers today are seemingly endless, thanks mainly to the digitized world in which we …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Conquering Color Correction with Commercial Photographer Andy Van den Eynde

In this video we see Antwerp, Belgium-based commercial photographer Andy Van den Eynde tackling color correction on location. Andy starts by dropping …

Color Management

Sneak Peek: Adobe ‘Monument Mode’ Wipes Tourists from a Scene in Real Time

At the Adobe MAX conference last night, Adobe shared some sneak peeks at innovative technologies currently being brewed by company scientists in …

5 Top Tips for Going Freelance with Your Photography

<b>Author Bio</b>: <i>Gavin Alexander knows freelance photography from both sides of the bookkeeping coin. He is a freelance videographer and photographer, as</i> …

Employment

The Iceberg Stock Photo That Has Earned Over $900K

Back in 2012, photography broadcaster Frederick Van Johnson conducted this short 6-minute video interview with photographer Ralph A. Clevenger, who …

Video: A Primer on Color Spaces and Having a Color-Managed Photo Workflow

For some photographers, no term strikes more fear into one’s heart than “Color Spaces.” The idea that different devices, along with our eyes, …

Video: Developing Your Worth & Brand as a Wedding Photographer

This week we got to talk with wedding photographers and educators, Justin & Mary Marantz all about how to create a stronger brand that will capture …

Weddings

How to go completely invisible on Facebook

If you want to stay hidden on Facebook, however, we can help you out.<p>When you're finished with this process, no one but you will be able to see your Facebook activity, view your photos, or see where you've checked in. Your current friends will still be able to view your basic profile — there's no …

Apps

Re: If You Don’t Want Your Photos Stolen, Don’t Post Them on the Internet

“If you don’t want your photos stolen, don’t post them on the Internet.”<p>This is an argument I have heard over and over again, mostly from people who …

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Small Spaces

How I Replaced the Shutter in My Canon 5D Mark II By Myself and Saved $400

The shutter on my old Canon 5D Mark II died while on a trip to Fiji earlier this year. It happened quickly; I was shooting a panorama when horizontal …

10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

Street Photography

Mars Rover Curiosity Lands Successfully on Mars After Incredible Effort

After cruising through space for eight months, and plummeting through the Martian atmosphere for seven minutes, the rover reports success<p>PASADENA, Calif. -- Space fans, raise a toast: NASA's laser-equipped, beefy-armed, car-sized rover is safe and sound on the surface of the Red Planet. A journey …

Swimming Robot Tested for Billion-Mile Trip to Saturn Moon

<b>Where do you get a robot ready to visit a lake a billion miles away?</b><p>The glacier-fed Laguna Negra (map) in the Chilean Andes, where NASA and SETI Institute scientists have been testing a floating robot whose successors may eventually parachute into a sea on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.<p>It’s not …

Kazakhstan Pentagram Leaves Netizens Baffled

A pentagram in Kazakhstan 1,200 feet across has many scratching their heads, but there’s an explanation, says one scientist.<p>The pentagram–a …

Dubai's most outrageous attractions

Simulate Virtual Lighting Setups for Less with the New set.a.light 3D BASIC

Back in May, we shared a useful and interesting program called set.a.light 3D STUDIO. The software allowed users to test out lighting setups …