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Foreword: Vietnam 40 Years Later

<i>As the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War approaches, photographer Robert Dodge offers us a compelling new view of Vietnam, my homeland, in his new book of photography:</i> Vietnam 40 Years Later. <i>Below is the foreword that I wrote for that book.</i><p>Four decades have passed since the last U.S. …

Harvard-Smithsonian Scientists Have the 'First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 12:05 p.m. —</b> The team at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has announced …

The Incredible Story Behind the First Ever Photos of a Snow Leopard Making a Kill

When it comes to wildlife photography, the Snow Leopard is almost unicorn-like. No, it’s not mythical, but it’s almost as hard to capture one of …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Reverse Ring Macro Photography Fundamentals

First of all, I should mention the technique we are about to go through isn't necessarily considered true macro photography, as I'm sure any macro …

Five Keys to Better Black and White Landscapes

We are blessed that we were born with the ability to see in color. Seeing the deep blue of a summer’s sky or the intense red of a spring rose is …

Why You Need a Remote Shutter Release in Your Bag

https://www.lightstalking.com/how-to-photograph-fireworks/Anyone who has been involved with photography for some length of time has heard of shutter …

The Ultimate Guide to Going Pro as a Photographer

The Basics of Photography: I for ISO

As we continue our series on the basics of photography, we run into the letter “I”. What better term to define in the photo world than one of the …

7 Great Astrophotography Tutorials to Inspire You

Astrophotography is a specialized field of photography that involves capturing images of celestial objects and the night sky. The range of …

AF-ON & Back Button Autofocus: This May Just Change the Way You Shoot Forever

Still autofocusing by pressing halfway down on your shutter release? Well, suppose I told you there’s another way that you might even like better? …

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

How To Build A Wireless Monitoring Solution For Under $350

As consumer electronics continue to improve in quality and price, there are more opportunities for professionals to save some money and create DIY …

Shoot stunning vacation photographs

We all love vacation. It's a time to relax and enjoy the things we love most. For many, that means lying around doing nothing, or perhaps reading a …

5 Tips To Help Your Photography Business Survive And Thrive In 2014

So, it’s two weeks into the new year – how are things shaping up? Booked a ton of new work? Setting up to land your dream client? If, like me, you’re …

How-To: Picking a Great Lens for Milky Way Photography

The lens is the most important factor in the image quality of a landscape astrophoto.<p>There are a number of lens traits that will determine the …

Essential camera equipment for photography students

<b>Taking a photography course for school, university or even just for fun? Here are some tools to make the learning experience as smooth as can …

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

50 Things I Try to Avoid in Street Photography

Why You MUST Have a Polarizer

10 Tips to Capture Amazing Photographs of Birds in Flight

Birds in flight is probably the most sought after type of bird photography. Who do not wants to photograph birds in flight!<p>Today you will learn top …

7 Essential Accessories for Your First DSLR

If you read my post back in September about Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS), you know that I’m a firm believer in making smart choices about …

Street Photography Tips and Techniques

When you’re getting started the challenge is overcoming the fear of taking pictures of strangers. Since telephoto lenses are not normally used in …

Street Photography

Street photography masterclass - in pictures

Hit the streets with your camera - the award-winning photographer Antonio Olmos shares his tips for getting started. Street photography is right on your doorstep. The best way to increase your confidence is by stepping outside and giving it a try.

7 Tips to Approaching a Stranger on a Photographic Tour (NSFW)

It’s difficult to take pictures of a stranger without first establishing a relationship. When traveling on a photographic tour abroad, necessity will …

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Determine Your Audience & Addressable Market (Step #2)

<i>This is the second blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …