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Shoot Light-Painting Photos During the Day Using an ND Filter

Light-painting photography is generally done in the dark since you need long exposure times to capture moving light sources as streaks. But use can …

Photography

Get to Know the Camera on Galaxy S8 & S8+

Camera Settings<p>Access all the neat features your camera has to offer, and get to taking photos like a pro. Learn how to change your camera settings …

How Lens Filters Can Improve Your Photography

Most photographers have heard of lens filters, but few actually use them or are aware of their many benefits. Here is a video covering the basics of …

You Need to Know About This Noise Reduction Trick Before You Start Photographing

Poor image quality cameras such as drones or older DSLR cameras benefit particularly well from this technique, but it does work with any camera.<p>It …

Want to Become a Professional Photographer? Here Are 7 Steps You Need to Take to Go Pro

Do you want to become a professional photographer? Going pro is one of the biggest leaps a serious photographer can make and we’re happy to provide …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

WPPI 2018: Steadicam Makes the Monopod Awesome with the AIR

The monopod. Meh. What does one say about it? When you need one, you need one, but for all the convenience they have over a tripod, stability and …

A Breathtaking 40 Day Trip Through New Zealand

German photographer Florian Wenzel presents a stunning visual narrative of his 40-day trip through the breathtaking landscape of New Zealand. Wenzel, …

When A Reverse Graduated ND Filter Saves the Day In Iceland

Have you ever heard of a reverse graduated neutral density filter?<p>If not, this is a specialty filter designed to balance the lighting conditions …

Landscape Photography

Light and Metering with Fujifilm Cameras

Light for us photographers is our raw material. How we use it dictates the look of the resulting photographs. How to measure light and effectively …

FUJIFILM

How to Perfectly Capture Sunlight in Underwater Images

<i>Shafts of sunlight spearing down through the water — nothing adds as much atmosphere to a photo. But shooting sunbursts is tough. Get it wrong and</i> …

I Visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with an Infrared Camera

A few years ago, I visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with an infrared camera. We always hear praises of the might of Mother Nature, how it renders …

Here’s a tutorial on how to get great studio results with just one light

If you’re new to studio photography, you may want to take it one step at a time. Or literally one light at a time. You can make great studio …

Tutorials

This 52 Week Challenge will Improve Your Photography Skills in 2018

If you’re looking to improve your photography skills in 2018, doing a year-long photo challenge is a great way to stay motivated with ideas and …

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Healthy Eating

32 trips around Europe everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the best European destinations they've ever visited …

European Travel

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

A Guide to Different Types of Light and Weather Conditions for Photography

When is the best time of the day to take photographs outdoors? What are the ideal weather conditions for outdoor photography? Should I take photos …

How to Make Your Photos More Dynamic: Why Dynamic Range Is More Important Than Pixel Count

When it comes to camera bragging rights, what makes you most proud? My guess: pixel count. In a world where mobile phones can make shots good enough …

Gulf Coast

Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

You can almost never find videos or photos of the Eiffel Tower at night on stock sites. Why is this? Because the Eiffel Tower is copyrighted when …

Bite Size Tips: Techniques And Tips For Low Light Photography

For many, night photography can be intimidating. The medium itself is dependent on light reaching the camera’s sensor, so venturing out into the …

10 Reasons Photography Will Lose You All Your Loved Ones

This may sound funny, but when we pursue a photographic career, we gradually slip out of certain social circles into a more intimate space. …

6 Stunning Destinations for People Who Hate Tourists

Avoid the crowds.<p>Travelers have clocked 369 million international trips so far this year, an incredible sum equal to nearly 1.6 million trips per …

European Travel

The best autofocus most photographers never use

Photography is so complex that there are a million approaches behind it. However, there is one thing that almost every photographer can agree on: you …

This Is the Sneaky Way Airlines Make a Lot of Their Money (It Isn't Seat Sales or Baggage Fees)

It's something you've probably never even considered.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>If you happen to only have two dimes, two nickels and an old gold watch, never put it past an airline to find a way to take them all off …

What is the ‘Orange & Teal Look’ and Why is it So Popular?

Many a blockbuster movie and several popular travel photo/video creators out there use something called the ‘Orange and Teal look’ when they color …

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

Tutorial: How to Fake a Tilt-Shift ‘Look’ in Post and Miniaturize the World

If you love those timelapses that make our great big world look tiny—people scurrying around Manhattan like ants, or airplanes moving around an …

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …