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Try to be The Dumbest Photographer In The World

I always say the Universe’s favorite hiding place for the most awesome stuff is right behind fear. Isn’t that a little unfair? Why doesn’t the …

10 Things Photographers Should Avoid Doing in Photoshop

If you’re new to Photoshop, you’ve probably been a little overwhelmed by the million and one things you can do to your images and the multiple ways …

How to Take Better Portraits in Direct Sunlight

Talented commercial photographer Lou Freeman discusses the best solutions for modifying natural light when shooting in full sunlight.<p>By using a scrim …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

How to quickly fix red skin in Photoshop

It’s still winter here in the Northern Hemisphere. So, if you shoot portraits outdoors, your models may look a bit like Rudolph the Red Nosed …

How to Create a ‘Double Exposure’ Using Photoshop

We love a good in-camera double exposure; done right, they can look as surreal as anything we can create in post. But if you don’t have the skills, …

The best films about filmmaking

From classics like "King Kong" and "Singin' in the Rain" to, most recently, "Hail, Caesar!," movies about the process of making films have followed …

How to Become Rich in Your Photography

Dear friend,<p>One of my dreams when I started off in photography was to somehow make a living with my photography.<p>I grew up pretty poor, so I knew that …

Street Photography

How to Keep Your Camera Stable for Sharp Photos at Slow Shutter Speeds

Amateurs and pros alike face the fact that slower shutter speeds and camera shake lead to blurred images. This tutorial by David Bergman demonstrates …

2 Great Ways to Move Images Between Photoshop & Lightroom for Quick & Easy Editing (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid is one of our go-to sources for quick and easy editing tutorials, and in the instructional video below he discusses two …

Tutorials

Here Are Three Simple Lightroom Tips That Will Dramatically Improve Your Photos (VIDEO)

Mango Street Labs is a great source of short, simple tutorials that can make a big difference in your images, even if you don’t have a lot of …

Tutorials

How to Use Natural Light for Portrait Photography

The single most essential tool for any photographer is light. A good photographer constantly searches for the light that best illustrates a scene or …

Here Are 10 “Must Know” Photoshop Features for Those Who Are Serious About Photography (VIDEO)

Photographer Nathaniel Dodson is one of our go-to sources of helpful tutorials that unlock the secrets of Photoshop. In the comprehensive video …

Photography

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

Beyond smartphones: next-step cameras

If you’re taking your photography more seriously, and would like to upgrade from camera or phone, here are six top models with connectivity<p><b>with a M.Zuiko Digital 14‑42mm 1:3.5‑5.6 II R lens; 16MP; 503g; £549</b>

Photography

I Like To Photograph Abandoned Places

I spend my time on the road ,to find new unique abandoned places.<p>Cabin in the woods….<p>Fountain…<p>Solders rest room…<p>Till the rust do us a part….<p>Abandoned …

Abandoned Buildings

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

This Free Lightroom Plugin Reveals the Active Focus Point in Your Photos

Back in 2014, a free Lightroom Plugin called Show Focus Points blew up online. Unfortunately, that plugin hasn’t been updated in quite some time, so …

Tip: Use the 3-2-1 Rule to Safely Back Up Your Precious Photos

We recently shared the story of a photographer who had hard drives containing virtually all her professional work stolen from her home shortly before …

How to use an inexpensive old analogue light meter for modern digital photography

While it’s completely possible to shoot digital cameras without a handheld meter, they do seem to be back in fashion lately. They provide quick and …

Photo Editing Tips & Techniques

July 12, 2018 | Text & Photography By Jason Bradley<p>Essential steps to take for a cohesive backup strategy that ensures the longevity of your photo …

Five Errors of an Amateur Travel Photographer By Harry Fisch

Five Errors of an Amateur Travel Photographer By Harry Fisch 1. Never Separating from the Group In summary, in order to get a good shot that really …

Travel

Top Tips for Preserving Your Photos

Don't abandon those old albums and shoeboxes full of photos and negatives—digitizing them now can preserve family memories for generations to …

Five Top Tips for Getting Children to Cooperate On Camera

Shane Dobbing<p>Read full profile<p>A number of truly fantastic child actors and actresses have graced our screens over the years in television and film, …

Acting

Maximize Boudoir Posing: Fluid Movements Without Ever Getting off the Floor

One of the biggest challenges I hear from new boudoir photographers is how to move successfully and fluidly from one pose to the next during a …

The plight of the modern child: 1,000 (potentially embarrassing) photos online before you turn 5

It was an amazing story. Too amazing. An Austrian magazine reported that an 18-year-old was suing her parents for posting embarrassing childhood …

The weekly spelling test is killing us all

“What did he get?” my husband mutters when we arrive home. “What did he get?”<p>I say nothing, but gesture towards our tearstained five-year-old.<p>“What …