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How to photograph the solar eclipse: The only guide you need

There's a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.<p>If you use social media of any kind, you’ve seen tons of articles about how to take a photo of the upcoming eclipse. Some of them were created by true experts, while others were cobbled together from bits of information found hastily …

These Stunning Weather Photos Were Taken From an Airplane's Cockpit

Every passenger sitting in the window seat has a moment of awe, gazing out the window at the clouds and earth below. That experience is trumped only …

How to Take Sharp Photos in Low Light

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.How to Take Sharp Photos in Low …

Aperture

Photography Tips: What is a Neutral Density (ND) Filter?

In my ongoing series of photography tips, today I want to answer a question that many of you have – namely, what is a Neutral Density Filter?If this …

Landscape Photography

Dragons’ Den alumnus Velofix well on the road to dominating the bicycle repair market

<b>Where are they now? FP Entrepreneur sent out our Dragons’ Den writer to report back on how some of the startups that did deals on the CBC reality</b> …

The 8 Best Bike Rides In Los Angeles

<i>Los Angeles and the bicycle have somewhat of a love/hate relationship. On one hand, L.A. is perfect for riding; the weather is gorgeous, the city</i> …

Hiking

Photographer Sneaks Into Abandoned Top-Secret NASA Base. Here's What He Saw

Pictures of a top-secret base once used by NASA have been captured by a photographer from San Francisco.<p>The Santa Susanna Field Laboratory, a …

Has censorship gone too far?

An image can say a thousand words – but sometimes all you need is an emoji. Whether it’s the cheeky monkey, sassy girl or tearful cat, the cute pictograms have become part and parcel of our digital vernacular. Since the rise of social media apps and the concurrent lockdown on “inappropriate” …

Feminism

CLIPPERS: She's Got Spirit: Madelyn Burke - July 19, 2011

You think you know, but you have no idea.<p>For you Clippers fans who frequent Staples Center between October and April, it's a familiar story. A …

Photographing hypersexuality in the home

The narrative imposed on women’s bodies can feel relentlessly objectifying. We’re constantly confronted by the gender power asymmetry afforded by the male gaze: where women are faceless, personality-lacking creatures of body parts for consumption, and where women seem to have no control over their …

Feminism

How to Frame Your Subject (Part One... At the Time of Capture)

When reading articles on the rules or guidelines of composition, natural framing is a crucial element in emphasizing your subject. Natural framing …

Landscape Photography

8 Essentials for Nighttime Travel Photography

By College Tourist; Author: Veronica White, University of East Anglia<p><b>"It's dark out" is no excuse to put your camera away. Nighttime photo safaris are an exciting way to explore a destination whilst at the same time capturing some amazing photos.</b><p>Whenever I travel, I often take at least one night …

Avoid These Common Mistakes with Polarisers

Polarising filters are an important addition to anyone’s kit bag. They can reduce reflections, increase saturation and add punch to bright sunlit …

Landscape Photography

Milky Way photography tips for the first time astrophotographer

<i>The night sky is one of the richest and most rewarding subjects a photographer can shoot, but it takes patience and skill to get it right. In this</i> …

Landscape Photography

Leica is not just for Street by Jesus

<b>Leica is not just for Street</b><p><b>by Jesus</b><p>Hey Steve , love your website. I’ve sent you a few images in the past but never submitted any so here goes…<p>I …

Leica M-series

Landscape Photography: Get better HDR images with a Variable ND Filter

This is a BTS video showing the use of a variable ND filter to create a bracketed set of source images for blending manually or in HDR …

14 Practical Reasons Your Photos Are Not Quite As Good As You Want Them To Be

When you take out the camera to photograph, you almost always have certain expectations from the photo. You want the photo to capture how you saw or …

Landscape Photography

Alex Scotts's Photos of Los Angeles Without Cars are A Little Bit Freaky

There's one experience in major American cities that you are almost guaranteed to have – a nice, long wait in traffic. Los Angeles's highways are no …

Cute

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

Landscape Photography

Brilliant Examples of Long Exposure Night Photography

Mikko Lagerstedt is a talented self-taught photographer from Kareva Finland. Specializing in fine art images, he shares with us his project called</i> …

Landscape Photography

Photos from International Dark Sky Week!

Beautiful images of a dark night sky, in celebration of International Dark Sky Week, April 13-19, 2015.<p>This past week (April 13-19, 2015), we’ve been …

Wanderer

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

Dumpling Sos

Breathtaking Long Exposure Images of the Night Sky

The Universe is an all-encompassing area of space, time and everything else that exists, as well as all stars, galaxies, planets, the contents of …

Dark Matter

How to Photograph a Cityscape at Night

Cities often look their best at night, but finding the right angle and camera settings can be a challenge if you don’t take the time to plan your …

Landscape Photography

Captivating Long Exposure Images That Showcase the Beauty of the Evening Sky

Mikko Lagerstedt comes from the growing school of self-taught fine art photographers. He is from Kerava, Finland, and he is quickly becoming known …

Photography

5 Beginner Tips for Photographing Animals in the Wild

As I traveled through Africa, I learned many things about photographing animals while on safari. At first I knew absolutely nothing about it, but …

Photography