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PhotoPills: Plan Photo Shoots With the Sun and Moon Using Your iPhone

Planning lighting is a critical step in the planning of a photo shoot. But what happens if you don’t exactly have control of your lighting. What if …

10 Easy Tips and Tricks for Looking Better in Photographs

Before running out for Botox or for a fancy photographer, here are 10 quick and easy things you can do to improve how you look in photos:<p>Have a lot …

5 Tips To Make Your Photos More Compelling

Do you want your photographs to be more eye catching, but don't know where to begin? For starters, you can try a few of these simple composition tips …

Landscape Photography

Man Sticks His Camera Out Storm Shelter Hole, Captures View of Tornado Up Close

When the 2013 Moore tornado struck Oklahoma on May 20th, 2013, Charles Gafford III took refuge in a storm shelter. Once inside, he noticed that there …

15 Heavenly Rainbow Pictures

“I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth…” Genesis 9:13<p>This is a promise that God made …

Hairstyling

Photographer David Emitt Adams Creates Tintype Photos Using Rusty Old Cans

Using discarded tin cans found on the hot Arizona desert ground, David Emitt Adams has created timeless pieces he calls Conversations with History. …

When A Lack of Color is the Perfect Answer

Has this question ever crossed your mind? I wonder if I should shoot this in black & white? We think every photographer has been faced with this …

Spectacular mountain running – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/gallery/2013/may/22/spectacular-mountain-running-in-pictures<p>720<p>From the Italian Alps to the Grand Canyon, no terrain …

Grand Canyon

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

Photography

New Guide! Pricing Your Work: Corporate and Industrial Photography

Today we released the second installment in our series of guides on Pricing Your Work, in partnership with Wonderful Machine‘s Founder and CEO Bill …

Prices

Time-Lapse of One of the World’s Largest Fireworks Competitions

Photographer Rob Whitworth has created a number of beautiful time-lapse videos that have received huge numbers of views online. This past April, …

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …

Muscle Cars

How to take sharp smartphone photos

With a few simple tips, sharp photos from your smartphone are within easy reach.<p>Struggling to get your smartphone photos looking sharp?<p>Here are a few …

Mobile Photography

Five Lenses for The Discerning Landscape Photographer

So you want to shoot landscape images? All you have to do is slap on a wide angle and head out, right? WRONG! There is so much more to landscape …

Cameras

Photographing Big, Fluffy, Ominous Clouds with Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman is a professional photographer who also chases storms. Her work has been featured in many galleries and most recently she took to …

Make Your Instagram Images Your Desktop Background By Using Dropbox

LifeHacker has this super cool feature right now on how you can set your desktop background images to sync with your Instagram photos. Essentially …

Dropbox

That Tree: an iPhone photo journal – in pictures

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

Landscape Photography

How To Shoot Landscapes Under a Full Moon

This article is about taking photos at night under a full moon or near a full moon. At night, the moon will act as a light source in exactly the same …

Landscape Photography

Creating the Photograph: Michiel Tersteege's, "Strawberry Splash"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a new series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about the photo that they shot and</i> …

Tutorials

Sunburned Photographs: An Experiment in Alternative Analog

There has been a very real struggle in recent years between the two dominant methods of photography: digital or film? Pixels or grain? Lightroom or …

Photography

How to Take Better Photos With Your EOS Camera

The marketing departments of the camera manufacturers would like you to believe that buying the latest versions of their digital cameras will make …

Amazing

American beauty: Vanessa Winship's photos of still, small-town US life

When I first wrote about Vanessa Winship in 2011, she had just become the first woman to win the Henri Cartier-Bresson award since its inception in …

Shooting Locally

As an avid landscape photographer, I often hear the call of faraway places of natural beauty- Yosemite, Denali, the Canadian Rockies- you get the …

Natural Beauty

Smooth Waters – Beautiful Long Exposure Photos by Samuel Burns

Samuel Burns is a full-time landscape photographer who specializes in long exposure techniques and large format cameras. Both take patience. It’s not …

Photography

Accidental Double Exposures on a “New” Roll of Already Exposed Film

Yesterday was really no different from any other day, except for the fact that I was developing a roll of 35mm film — that usually doesn’t happen. My …

Learning From My Mistakes: 5 Okay Shots That Could Have Been Great

I am incredibly lucky. It’s taken me a decade, but I have built a portrait photography business that depends solely on word-of-mouth marketing and …

Photography

Birth Photographer Captures Parking Lot Delivery on Camera, Photos Go Viral

Professional birth photography is a growing niche, as more and more expectant mothers are hiring photographers to document the first first few …