David Smith

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Photographing Waterfalls: 6 Tips To Get You Started

Some of my favourite landscapes to photograph are waterfalls. The smoothness of the water against the hard, sharp edges of the rocks or striking …

Episode 138 :: Color Theory

<b>Color theory</b> is one of the most important aspects of art. Photography is no different. If you’re interested in making fantastic images that stand out …

10 Reasons Beginner Photographers Should Try to Learn With Manual Film Cameras

When I learned about photography for the first time, it was in my high school’s darkroom with a fully-manual Pentax K1000, which was at one time …

Cameras

Shooting on the Streets of San Francisco for 24 Hours Straight

I have driven through San Francisco many times for business and pleasure, and have always been intrigued by how its energy constantly changes …

How to Get Great Prints from your Digital Darkroom

One of the great joys of digital photography is the ability to quickly and simply produce large, stunning prints from the comfort of your own home, …

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …

Hasselblad Lunar Camera

The name Hasselblad has inspired lust among professional photographers for decades, and for good reason — it's synonymous with quality, from …

Cameras

Compelling, Introspective Double Exposure Shots of People

<b>Based in</b> Bulgaria Aneta Ivanova’s long exposure shots of people certainly stand out.<p><b>Titled</b> ‘Scars’, each black-and-white photo imprints a landscape …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

Street Photography

Magical Long Exposure Photos of Fireflies in Japan

Photographer Yume Cyan manages to take some truly spectacular shots of fireflies in the forests of Nagoya City, Japan. The photographer's beautiful long exposure photos capture their glowing bodies and translate them as floating yellow and green dots, dancing all around the woods like tiny spirits. …

Photography

How to photograph the supermoon

Here are some tips to take photos of the upcoming supermoons in all their glory.<p>When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon …

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

How I Transitioned from Being a Hobbyist to Being a Pro Photographer

The transition from being a “hobbyist” to being a “professional” photographer was slow and seemed to creep up on me. I’ve been professional now for 6 …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Photography

It’s Hardly Noticable: Photographs That Represent the Feeling of Anxiety

Photographer John William Keedy has had to deal with an anxiety disorder for some nine years now. Never feeling like he quite fit in, and at times so …

Are You Guilty of These? Five Hard Photography Habits to Break

Don’t you love new stuff? New clothes, new shoes — and since we’re all photographers here — new gear. Even if you bought it second-hand, it’s still …

Fujifilm X100S Hands-on Review

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

Photos Capture the Friendship Between a Little Girl and Her Cat

Andy Prokh of Saint Petersburg, Russia spends his days working as an economist, but its his passion for photography that has garnered him …

Copyright Controversy After Appropriated Photo Used to Win Art Contest

In the two photographs above, the bottom image is a photo-manipulation created using the top image. Are they completely separate works of art? What …

10 Reasons Manual Film Cameras are Best for Learning

How to Create the Misty Water Effect in Photography

Have you looked at a landscape photographer’s photo and wondered how they got the water coming down from a waterfall to look so misty? Or how they …

Landscape Photography

Photolucida: Jon Wyatt: Huangshan Ltd

work seen at Photolucida<p>If you happened to attend the Magenta Foundation’s <i>Flash Forward</i> exhibition in Boston last year, you may have had the pleasure …

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Photography

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

Resolution is an iOS App That Lets You Pixel Peep and Measurebate to Camera Porn

If pixel peeping on your desktop wasn’t enough, Resolution is here to continue to feed your addiction.The app was developed to specifically let you …

Sharp Shooter – Proven Techniques for Sharper Photographs

There’s nothing worse than getting home thinking you’ve bagged a world-beater, only to look at your new prize on the computer and find that it isn’t …

Landscape Photography

A Gorgeous Flower Photograph and Our Weekly Wrap

Light Stalking is now one of the top online sources for photography information and community and we have a huge audience each month. We provide …