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Touching 61st Anniversary Photos Inspired by the Pixar Movie ‘Up!’

Sixty-one years ago, when Dorothy and Donald Lutz got married, there was one conspicuous absence as they recited their vows: the wedding …

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wedding Photography

As long as there are weddings, there will be a demand for wedding photographers. For the right person, it can be a highly profitable business; …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope and Macro Photography Stand for Only $10

If you’ve followed PetaPixel for a little while, you’ll already know that a laser pointer’s focus lens can be put to good DIY use helping you take …

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

Landscape Photography

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

Photography

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

Awesome High-Speed Photos of Flowers Exploding

Martin Klimas is no stranger to capturing things as they’re in the process of being smashed to bits. You might remember his series of photos showing …

Drag-and-Drop Web App Lets You Mess With Glitching Your JPGs

For some reason, corrupting photos has become something of a thing recently. From the Gliché App for iPhone we shared a few months ago to Doctor …

How I Shot It: Food Photography

A post by freelance commercial and editorial photographer, food stylist & writer -Andrew Scrivani – one of the course presenters at next weeks …

Photography Histogram Explained

Today’s DSLR photo tip, the photo histogram explained, involves using the (gulp) histogram. This is another of those features found on most of the …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

Negative Space: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the idea of Negative Space in composing images so now it is time to put that into practice with our weekly photographic …

Valuable Tips for Autumn Photography

Autumn is a season that provides a golden opportunity to take beautiful shots in varied colors. And what else could be the perfect subjects for your …

Landscape Photography

3 Ways to Improve Your Images With Composition

Along with lighting, subject, perspective, composition is one of the fundamental tools to creating better images. It’s one of the easier ones to …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of the best photographs from around the world this weekend

Interview with Self-Portrait Photographer Alicia Savage

<b>What were some of the key elements to the development of your photography style?</b><p>I feel the key elements that have developed my style thus far is my …

Northeastern University

15 Surreal Photo Manipulations

Photo manipulations are illusions created by heavy photo editing techniques. It is an art where ordinary photos are transformed into something …

Photography

Textures Made Simple

One of the most intimidating editing for some photographers is integrating textures. Textures can transform the mood and overall effect of an image. …

87 Photography Articles and Images To Put a Smile On Your Face

The internet is home to a terrific group of artists and bloggers creating great content on a regular basis. Toad Hollow Photography has been …

You Can Install the Improved Android 4.3 Camera App on Most Android Phones

Here’s some good news for the smartphone photographers out there who are sick of all the iPhone-only news that seems to flow down the pipeline daily. …

Photos of Diet Wiegman’s Mind-Blowing Shadow Sculptures

Voted “The Most Brilliant Artist of the Netherlands” in 2009, Dutch artist Diet Wiegman is a master of his craft. But of all the amazing creations he …

A Shutter Sound Symphony Created with $30,000 in Nikon DSLR Gear

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong was taking a tour of Nikon Professional Services facilities recently when he had an idea: with so much Nikon gear …

Silvia Grav’s Strange and Surreal Black & White Photo Manipulations

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav‘s work is best described as “surreal.” Paired with poetic captions that Google Translate simply doesn’t do …

How to Make a Mini Light Studio Using School Supplies

When school’s out, most kids are thinkin’ “Oh man, summer’s here!”<p>Us? We’re thinkin’ “What are we gonna do with <i>all these binders</i>???”<p>Staring at …

Shutter Speed

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 …

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …

Digital Photography

Using HDR Photography for Panoramas & 360 Virtual Tours

High dynamic range (HDR) photography is a technique that allows a photographer to take the same image at different exposures and then blend them …

How to Create a Beam of Light in a Photo using Photoshop [Video Tutorial]

Have you ever wanted to create a beam of light in a photo using Photoshop? Me neither – but after watching this tutorial I think I’ve found a little …