New Year’s Resolutions for New Photographers

New Year’s Resolutions for New Photographers

Start your new photography journey as you learn.

 
Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

Going the Extra Mile For a Great Photo

What sets a good photographer apart from the rest?

 
Sunset Silhouette Photography

Sunset Silhouette Photography

The key element to keep in mind is that you are adding a shape, not a person.

 
Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

Photography Is Dead, Long Live Photography!

The new king is actually still the old king.

 
 

Photography Tips & Tutorials

8 Ways to Become More Comfortable with Your Street Photography

8 Ways to Become More Comfortable with Your Street Photography

Relevant reminder: only a little while left for the Street Presets Launch Sale I know many people who mention that they would like to get involved in street photography, but they can’t get over the initial hump, because they are too afraid to capture strangers candidly in the street. This is a shame, because it […]

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Winter Portraits Studio Photography Tutorial (Video Tutorial)

Winter Portraits Studio Photography Tutorial (Video Tutorial)

Looking for the beauty of winter without braving the blustering cold? As it turns out, you can bring the magic of the snow to any small home studio. All it takes is a little bit of ingenuity, some creative maneuvering, and a few props to bring an outdoor scene to life indoors. Gavin Hoey gives viewers the […]

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P Mode on Digital SLR Cameras

P Mode on Digital SLR Cameras

It seems that some folks are determined to make photography more difficult than it has to be. You might hear some photographers say, “I only shoot using the manual exposure mode,” while others might say, “I only use the Aperture or Shutter Priority exposure mode.” That’s fine and well for those who understand the basics of camera […]

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The Fascinating View from a 19th Century Spy Camera

The Fascinating View from a 19th Century Spy Camera

A student mathematician/physicist may not fit the bill of your standard stealth photographer. However, just before the dawn of the 1900s, Carl Stormer did just that. Using what appears to be a stopwatch turned camera, the teenager became one of the very first individuals to capture truly candid photographs on the streets of Oslo: 19-Year-Old Norwegian […]

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Tutorial: Add Color to Black and White Photos in Lightroom

Tutorial: Add Color to Black and White Photos in Lightroom

Just about anyone that you ask will agree that there’s a sophisticated beauty to black and white photography. However, there are certain scenarios where vibrant color really brings a photograph to life. Converting a color photograph to black and white is attainable in a single click. Bringing color to a black and white, on the […]

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Street Photography Tips & Techniques in New York City

Street Photography Tips & Techniques in New York City

I often think that photography enthusiasts talk too much about photographic equipment and too little about the actual photos that they take. It may also be relevant to talk about photographic equipment if you are going to buy something new, but in my opinion, once you have it just go out into the world and […]

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