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Pentax Cameras Could Soon Offer Built-in Star Tracking for Astrophotography

Astrophotography is becoming more accessible than ever. Not only have manufacturers made cameras specifically designed with celestial photography in …

What Every Photographer Needs to Know About Copyright and Model Releases

Copyright issues are an integral and undeniable part of a professional photographer’s job. If you are shooting for money and employ models, …

Photography

Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists

The duty of a photojournalist, according to many, is to remain detached in a moment of crisis, to compartmentalize scenes of violence and war from …

Five Words That Describe a Successful Photographer

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a successful photographer? To determine what creates success, we first have to define success. While …

How color grading your photos can manipulate viewers’ emotions

Photographers often understand color theory and seek to incorporate objects of complementary colors in their images.<p>We understand and appreciate the …

8 Tips For Starting a Photography Business

<i>I am often asked for advice by those starting out in the photography industry. And if there’s one thing I have no shortage of, it’s advice. So with</i> …

Living Rooms

See the World's Best Photojournalism of 2015

The stories behind the photos are what make them truly unique.<p>The right photo in the right place at the right time can shake the world. From Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl," to Richard Drew's "Falling Man" taken on 9/11, to Nilüfer Demir's photo of three-year-old refugee Aylan Kurdi, who drowned …

Top 5 Tips for Flattering Portrait Photography

Looking for tips to take better photos? Well, you’ll find some of the most valuable ones here. These only cover the basics, but we recommend that you …

Landscape Photography

Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

Photography

How ISO Works in Digital Photography

ISO is one of the important settings that you can manipulate in your camera. Understanding how ISO works in digital photography can save you from …

Shutter Speed

6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

The Histogram Explained

Getting a handle on using your camera’s various settings and tools can sometimes make you want to pull your hair out—and the histogram is one of the …

Self Portraits by Anna di Prospero in Urban Environments

Photographic self portraits by Anna di Prospero in correspondence with urban architecture.<p>Anna Prospero was born in Rome in 1987. She studied …

Dear Photographer, You Only Live Once

Dear friend,<p>You might have heard the term “YOLO”, which stands for “you only live once”. However, I think most people misconstrue the word. They …

9 Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos In Busy Cities

A typical city is full of traffic, busy backgrounds, and lots of people that all have an interesting story to tell. Cities are a great place for …

Landscape Photography

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

Street Photography

10 More Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #3

<b>#3: Know how to restore from a catalog backup</b>OK, so now you configured your default catalog and you are backing it up on a regular basis. Congrats! …

Operating Systems

Haunting Images of Italy's Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals

With their decaying rooms and creepy-looking tools, Thomas Windisch has captured what might be some of the most powerful images of forgotten …

5 Exotic Beaches You Can Visit Without a U.S. Passport

(Photo: U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism)<p>No passport? No problem! These world-class beaches in exotic locales don't require anything more complicated than a flight to get there and enjoy.<p><b>Playa Flamenco, Isla Culebra, Puerto Rico</b><p>(Photo: Chad Zuber / Shutterstock.com)<p>Hailed by many as the …

Hasselblad Developed This Manual to Train Astronauts How To Take Photos in Space

We’ve seen a lot from NASA over the years, from original space exploration photos to intriguing experiments to some of the most incredible time-lapse …

Photography

Go Behind the Lens of That Famous V-J Day Kiss in Times Square

LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt kissing a woman during V-J Day celebrations in Times Square, August 14, 1945.<br>William C. Shrout—The LIFE Picture …

Canon Announce Collaboration with Bear Grylls

As an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015, Canon has announced a new collaboration with Bear Grylls and Dave Rogers, Getty Images’ leading rugby …

Why the 2015 Perseid meteor shower is going to be especially awesome

The Perseid meteor shower maximum is upon us, and this year especially, you don't want to miss it.<p>The annual August meteor shower is one of the most prolific natural light shows of the year with up to 100 shooting stars streaking across the sky per hour at its peak.<p>It's also the brightest of the …

Meteor Showers

Bruce Gilden & the Absence of Empathy

I used to believe that photojournalism represented a platonic ideal of veracity, but this naïve notion has eroded. The cause of this loss of …

Street Photography

How To Process The Milky Way Using Adobe Lightroom CC

If you thought that you need some fancy software to shoot the Milky Way, think again. Photographer Michael Shainblum (previously) shares a Lightroom …

We Asked 17 Photographers About the Biggest Mistakes They’ve Made in Their Careers

<b>Seth Casteel</b>: I always struggle with a life-work balance. Even though my work is my passion, I don’t want to have a camera in my hand 24 hours a day. …

10 Urban Photographers Unveil the Secrets to Their Craft: Muses

13th Witness and other top contenders share where they draw their inspirations from.<p>The muse, or the source of inspiration for a creative artist, can …

Abandoned Buildings

The Versatile Beauty Dish - My Favourite Lighting Patterns

Most folks will be fairly familiar with the Beauty Dish and its usefulness in both fashion and general portraiture. In this tutorial I would like to …

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