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The $5 DIY Light Box for Product Photography

The $5 DIY Light Box for Product Photography

Whether you’re using a professional DSLR, a point and shoot, or a smartphone, photographing smaller products with a soft light source and decent background can make all the difference in the quality of your photos. This may not matter if you’re just documenting, but if you’re trying to land a sale on eBay or Etsy, […]

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The Fastest Way to Dodge and Burn Your Photos

The Fastest Way to Dodge and Burn Your Photos

In the days of film photography, dodging and burning was often a time-consuming task. And even in these digital days, dodging and burning can take up a lot of time. But lucky for us, Photoshop master Aaron Nace has figured out the simplest, fastest way to achieve the dodge and burn effect: Dodging and burning […]

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Stray Kitten Adopts Photographer

Stray Kitten Adopts Photographer

If world-renowned animal photographer Mitsuaki Iwago was needing any help getting into the purrfect mood while shooting his favorite subject matter—cats—he didn’t have far to look. Within moments of their greeting, this tiny ginger stray made himself quite comfortable: Iwago was shooting for World Cats Travelogue on Okinawa Island when little ginger made himself more […]

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How to Fake the Medium Format Look in Your Portraits

How to Fake the Medium Format Look in Your Portraits

Don’t you wish you could take super-crisp portraits at incredibly shallow depths of field? Not just the eyes or some other narrow point of focus, but the entire face and even the upper body? If so, then take a look at this tutorial by photographer Glyn Dewis. He shows us how to use Photoshop’s panorama […]

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Manhattanhenge: New York’s Solar Phenomenon in Pictures

Manhattanhenge: New York’s Solar Phenomenon in Pictures

On July 11, 2014, New Yorkers were treated to a rare solar phenomenon –“Manhattanhenge”–an urban event that occurs when the sun aligns precisely with the Manhattan street grid. The effect lights up both the north and south sides of each cross street simultaneously, creating a highly-anticipated, beautiful sight: Like Stonehenge–where light lines up with the […]

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How Do You Shoot Interior Photography Without Lighting Gear?

How Do You Shoot Interior Photography Without Lighting Gear?

Unless you’re the type of photographer who always takes their entire kit with them wherever you go, you’ve probably experienced being somewhere where you just didn’t have the ideal tools with you. In this short tutorial, photographer Mark Wallace demonstrates some of his creative lighting problem-solving when presented with a unique opportunity while on the […]

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How to Use Photoshop Curves to Make Your Photos Pop

How to Use Photoshop Curves to Make Your Photos Pop

Photoshop Curves is one of the most powerful tools for tonal adjustments, whether you want to brighten, darken, add contrast, or shift colors. Yet it’s so complex, many users avoid it. In the tutorial below, photographer Joshua Cripps demonstrates a remarkably simple way to create great color effects using this most enigmatic of adjustment tools: […]

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This Hiker Took a Selfie From Every Single Mile of the Pacific Crest Trail

This Hiker Took a Selfie From Every Single Mile of the Pacific Crest Trail

There are a number of reasons why people take on grand adventures, but whatever the reason they always come back changed. With this in mind, hiker Andy Davidhazy shot a selfie at each and every mile while hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in its entirety. Here’s what that looks like: The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) […]

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Interactive Street Photography

Interactive Street Photography

Most street photographers believe that the key to getting superb street shots is to become invisible to their subjects, blending in seamlessly with their surroundings. Bucking the trend, however, is long-time photographer Steve Huff. Huff’s approach to street photography works more along the lines of consent and rapport, than with surreptitiously clicking. This is what […]

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What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use them can be a bit tricky. In the video below, techie Linus Sebastian spells out as quickly as possible just what a wide angle lens is and how best to […]

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