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6 Features of a Successful Photography Website

In a piece I wrote a short while ago about some of the myths concerning professional photography, one of the flagrant fictions included the following:<p>…

SEO

Loop Lighting for Portrait Photography

In previous articles, we began our study of lighting patterns for portrait photography with broad lighting, short lighting, and split lighting. Now …

Nikon Df

Trying to stand out from the crowd is a difficult task. Camera designers know all too well that inspiration needs to come from as many different …

Nikon Officially Unleashes the Df: F-Series SLR Styling with D4 Power Inside

The time has finally arrived to do away with terms like “rumored,” “soon-to-be-announced” and “expected” and replace them with the term “official” …

HDR Photography Basics and How to Get Started

High dynamic range photography is still in its infancy as an art form, but it’s becoming more and more popular every day.<p>The reason for its …

Landscape Photography

Portable Butterfly Lighting Setup for Headshots

Advertising is a funny thing. Its goal is to entice the viewer to purchase or otherwise further engage with the person, product, or service being …

Position of Light in Photography

In today’s article, we shall look at how the position of light affects photography.<p>As a photographer, I am frequently asked, how do I get such blue …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Photography

Rant: I’m Tired of ‘White Guy Photography’ Projects

This post is prompted by, but not exactly about, the Humans of New York project/phenomenon (Side Note: This is not an anti-HONY rant. If anything, …

Focus Bracketing Technique: Never Miss a Shot

When it comes to photography, the word “bracketing” can mean a lot of things. Essentially, it just refers to the practice of taking the same shot …

3 Simple Ways to Make Sure You're Getting Good Exposures

I’ve always been one of those people that believes we should move away from using the term “correct exposure.” Not that it doesn’t have its place; …

Photographer Wins Big in Copyright Case, $1.6M Big

It’s always nice when we stumble across a copyright case that doesn’t lead to wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth, rare as that might be. So when …

Canon offers Dual Pixel AF upgrade for C100 cameras

<b>One of Canon's cinema cameras will get an update that brings continuous autofocus to video recording.</b><p>The upgrade, which will be available for …

Tamron Has a Shiny New 150-600mm Lens in the Works, Will be Its Longest Zoom Yet

Here’s a little gear porn to keep your G.A.S. revving this Thursday. Japanese lens manufacturer Tamron has officially announced that it is working on …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

The Beauty of the Female Form Showcased in an Underwater Photo Series

Women submerged in water have always been a fascinating topic and visual, as evidenced by the earliest recorded fiction. Legends and myths of …

Photographer John Clang and Skype Join Forces to Make You Cry… In a Good Way

Back in July, we told you about a heartwarming Skype campaign called “Stay Together.” Inspired by photographer John Clang’s viral photo series <i>Being</i> …

Financial Woes: Nikon Cuts Sales Forecast Again, Df Pre-Orders Supposedly Subpar

News coming down the Nikon financial pipeline isn’t good. Whether you’re talking about official financial forecasts that mirror what we saw recently …

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Using Steel Wool & Fireworks For Light Painted Portrait Photography

Light painting is a well-loved technique in the photography community, but fashion photographer Clay Cook didn’t paint with LED lights in his recent …

Light Painting

The Brilliant Colors of Autumn Photography in 10 Photos

Autumn holds a unique window of opportunities for photographers – vibrant colors can transform an otherwise mundane scene into a blanket of red, …

Topaz Black and White Effects

<i>Topaz B&W Effects</i> is designed to be the most technologically-advanced software available for custom black and white photography conversion.<p>Topaz B&W …

Subject Placement Tips in Photography

This should be one of the most obvious things in an image yet many people have absolutely no idea as to where it should go. Most people take their …

Freerunners Play with Colored Powder and Smoke Granades in Insane Slow Mo Video

Sometimes, the right shot requires a beautifully minimalistic approach that subtly tugs on the heart strings… other times, you throw the freaking …