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How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

Tutorials

The 5 Steps to Figuring Out Your Target Audience

In our newest guide, 2013 Survey: What Buyers Want From Photographers, we collect the opinions from hundreds of art buyer’s and compile them into one …

Maroon 5 Seeks Out Photo, Ends Up Launching Teenager’s Photography Career

Fame and fortune. They make good fodder for daydreams, but they aren’t in the futures of most photographers. Most of us are happy to receive a few …

Photography

A First Look at OSX 10.9 Mavericks for Photographers

In recent years, Apple have been updating their operating system OSX on an annual basis. Their latest incarnation released to the world on 22nd …

OS X

Trey Ratcliff’s Photomatix Presets for HDR Photography

Have you ever photographed a high contrast scene? If so, you know that even the best exposure can give you blown out highlights, or flat shadows, or …

Photography

Matching the Production Style to the Image - High Energy Means High Contrast

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

Lightroom

Harry Houdini - a picture from the past

Google+ Update Includes Lots of Photo Enhancements

No doubt feeling pressure from certain other social media sites raking in the dough, Google announced Wednesday a slew of new features for Google+ …

Neurocam is Like a Google Glass Camera That You Control with Brain Waves

Google is planning on rolling wearable camera glasses out to the general public in the near future, so we may soon be hearing utterances of “okay …

Google Business Photographer Explains How He Shoots Street View Indoors

It’s obvious that Google is interested in mapping just about everything that is mappable via Street View, but even<p>our future overlordsthey need some …

SnappyCam Lets iPhone Users Capture 20FPS at Full Resolution

Take a look at that stock camera app on your iPhone. Does a fair job, doesn’t it? Then SnappyCam Pro 3.0 lands on it and makes you realize how truly …

Snapping Instagram Photos of Food May Actually Help Things Taste Better

Annoyed at people who have a habit of snapping a quick food photo before every meal? There might be a scientific explanation for why some of them do …

Weekend readers' best photographs: Sway

Friday Happy Hour: Study Ranks Top Factors Contributing To Your Site's SEO

What are the most important factors in ranking your website on Google? SEO and marketing gurus Moz recently released their 2013 survey and study, and …

Wedding Photographer Discusses Why She Switched to Beam

It’s no secret that competition in the wedding photography industry has gotten fierce. One of the best ways to stand out from the crowd and build a …

3 Tips for Creating Outstanding Portraits, Inspired by the work of Dutch Artist Van Gogh

Few months ago I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Upon arriving there, I immediately ran to see the work of the artist who influenced …

Vincent Van Gogh

Interview with Greg Miller

Predominantly using an 8×10 view camera, Greg Miller‘s photography utilizes street photography, found moments and portraiture to capture human …

Color My World

The inspiration, for Adrien Broom‘s <i>The Color Project,</i> ironically, came from a lack of color. “I was at a friend’s house who was repainting a bedroom, …

Snap Fashion Lets Users Snap an Outfit to Find Out Where to Buy It

Combining the impressive technological improvements humanity has made with regard to cameras and cleverly-written software has yielded some …

The Economic Realities of Editorial Photography

There are as many career paths in photography as there are food pictures on Instagram. The difference is that on Instagram, the pictures are posted …

Apple’s Next Generation iPhone May Pack a 120FPS Slow-Motion Camera

It seems like developers are always finding goodies hidden in Apple’s iOS 7 beta software. Late last month it was discovered that iOS 7 may …

Photography Website Service liveBooks Acquired by WeddingWire

Yesterday we shared some news coming out of photographer Vincent LaForet’s camp that the website service liveBooks — which is used by many …

Don’t Let the Retouched Photographs of the World Affect Your Own Self Image

I recently had an unusual experience. I was standing in a department store aimlessly browsing some shiny shelving that held many glittery bottles …

Psychological Concepts – Pictures from Victoria Söderström

Victoria Söderström is a 28-year-old conceptual and fine art photographer originally from Skellefteå, Sweden. She has a BA in psychology and in June …

Photography

How to Create Realistic Looking HDR Photographs

By Sean Ogle. HDR photography has gotten a bit of a bad reputation, simply because so many people don’t know how or when to use it. It kind of …

Instagram Now Lets You Embed Pictures and Videos on the Web

It’s the Internet age, and the lot of us have some form of website or blog. With 130 million monthly active users sharing an average of 45 million …

Light Blaster Turns Your Flash and Lens Into a Slide Projector

Earlier today, the folks over at DIYPhotography announced a revolutionary new product that they believe will “push your creative potential to the …

The Most Important Tip for Street Photography

If you clicked this link expecting a simple technical tip to improve your street photography then you’ve come to the wrong place. This is not an …

Street Photography

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Photography Tips

4 Tips for Creating Compelling HDR Photography

HDR tends to have a bad name in the world of photography. Type the words ‘HDR photography' into google images and you'll get an idea why. Florescent …

Tutorials