Vicki Archer

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Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

British photographer Dennis Morris was a high school student in London when he first met Bob Marley. "I was into Jamaican music, and I read that he …

5 Ways to Take the Best Advantage of Natural Light for Portraits

<b>Pro Tip:</b> Despite the fact that we all love bokeh, don’t ever let it get in the way of good composition and an even better vision for the end …

Types of Lenses and How They Are Used

Lenses are one of the most important considerations in photography. The lens you choose for each shot can dramatically change your results; its best …

Tutorial Shows You How to Quickly Create Beautiful Time Stack Composites

In November of 2012, we posted an article featuring impressionist-inspired photographs by photographer Matt Molloy that were created using a method …

Selective Color - Possibly The Best Tool For Photographers

Much to my dismay, I've recently discovered that many photographers are unaware of the power of selective coloring. With its versatility, I'm …

No Studio? No Problem! Part 4: Photography Lighting Tips for Shooting in Tight Spaces

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Living Rooms

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …

Sublime Minimalist Landscapes Bring Out the Tranquility and Serenity of the Sea

Adriana Echavarria-Eisenhower’s sublime seascapes carry an element of elegance and refinement, dramatic in their serenity as well as tranquility. Her …

What Is a Photograph?

Organized by ICP Curator Carol Squiers, <i>What Is a Photograph?</i> explores the range of creative experimentation that has occurred in photography since …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Daytime Long Exposure Photography Tips

There are two main categories of long exposure photography: images captured during the day and those that are taken at night. Although the techniques …

Landscape Photography

Three Tips on Using a Flash in the Middle of the Day

Shooting with a flash in the middle of the day? Why would you do that? Believe it or not, you’ll want to use a flash during the day more than any …

In Broad Daylight: Flash in the Sun with High-Speed Sync

This is one of my favorite portraits of my dad – taken on his farm in Indiana a couple years ago. I love the drama of the Midwestern sunset and the …

Tutorial Shows You How to Capture Quality Night Sky Time-Lapses

Five months after releasing his first tutorial video on shooting and processing time-lapse photography, Dustin Farrell is back at it again. This time …

What Do Photography Contest Judges Look for in Winning Photos?

When the 2014 World Press Photo Awards were announced, some choices made perfect sense. Others were met with confusion. In the following video, jury …

Simple Ways to Use Your Flash by Joe McNally

In a recent podcast with Joe McNally, he mentioned a few simple techniques that will be further explored at his upcoming Photoshop World …

Say Yes To Noon Sun - Create Amazing Portraits With One Simple Tool

I've been there, standing in the middle of a field on a hot day with a scorching sun, mulling back and forth on how to capture a quality shot. In the …

Five Photography Spring Cleaning Tips

Oh this is not here yet, this green is a pleasant memory<p>Well after a LONG winter, we may finally get a spring. It’s now a good time for some …

Essentials: The Beginning Street Photographer

<i>Essentials is a series where we round up specially curated kits for different photographers in different situations. Other items could surely be</i> …

7 Cool Night Photography Tutorials For 7 Different Situations

Heading indoors after the sun sets deprives you of some wonderful photographic opportunities. From shooting the starry sky and the milky way to …

How Joe McNally captures dramatic panoramic portraits using a beauty dish

Adorama Photography TV presents Photo on the Go with Joe McNally. In this episode, Joe shows how he captured dramatic panoramic portraits using a …

How to Take Better Pictures Through Windows

It’s often tempting–or unavoidable–to take photos through a window or glass door, but it’s not always easy to get great images shooting this way. …

Landscape Photography

How to Use the Elements of Composition to Complement Each Other in Your Photographs

Composition is something that every photographer wants to understand. There’s always that need to figure out how to compose an image properly to get …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

Poignant Photos of Identical Twins Over 50

Beijing-based photographer Gao Rongguo captures poignant photographs of identical twins older than age fifty. Growing up in Shandong Province, he …

The Story of Photographing my First Wedding (and Likely my Last)

Get Organized with Folders in Lightroom

<i>Editors Note: We’re pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski.</i><p>This video is all about <b>folders</b>. Its probably one of the most-asked-about …

Krystle Wright on Telling Stories with Your Adventure Photography

Krystle Wright has documented her expeditions a little differently from some of her fellow adventure photographers. Using her breadth of knowledge of …