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How to Understand Creative Profiles in Lightroom Classic CC

Digital Photography School If you use Lightroom Classic CC you’ll notice Adobe now offers ‘adobe profiles’ as well as ‘creative profiles’. For us photo nerds – this is a BIG DEAL. Here’s an introduction to why and how to use them. How to Understand Creative Profiles in Lightroom Classic CC A new feature in Lightroom called Creative Profiles opens up new possibilities for image processing. Here are some things you need to know about using Creative Profiles in Lightroom. Read […]

500px Nukes 1M+ Creative Commons Photos

PetaPixel Sad day. 500px Nukes 1M+ Creative Commons Photos 500px just shut down its Marketplace stock photo platform in favor of selling photos directly through Getty Images and VCG, as the company announced a Read More at PetaPixel

How to Use LED Lights for Creative Portrait Backgrounds

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Use LED Lights for Creative Portrait Backgrounds A thin long strip of LED lights, a camera-lens combo, a tripod, and a lot of imagination: that’s all you need to replicate this rather interesting lighting effect. If you shoot funky portraits for a living or you’re bored doing chin-up formal shoots, Gavin Hoey and Mark Wallace have something that w… Read More at Picture Correct

A great way to step out of shooting in full auto mode and get more creative cont…

Digital Photography School A great way to step out of shooting in full auto mode and get more creative control of your camera is to start using Aperture and Shutter Priority modes. Here’s an introduction. https://digital-photography-school.com/aperture-priority-and-shutter-priority-exposure-lesson-1/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Here’s a creative take on our “Weather” theme from Chaitali Choi Das: A raindrop…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative take on our “Weather” theme from Chaitali Choi Das: A raindrop about to fall at Victoria Memorial in Calcutta, India. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Creative Posing Ideas for Groomsmen in Wedding Photos

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Creative Posing Ideas for Groomsmen in Wedding Photos Every professional wedding photographer knows that exuberant (and often partially-drunk) groomsmen can be especially challenging to wrangle and photograph. If you aren’t equipped with an arsenal of easy, fun poses that will channel groomsmen’s energies into great images and inspire them to cooperate… Read More at Picture Correct

BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHERS: Here’s how to get more creative with Shutter Speed Tuto…

Digital Photography School BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHERS: Here’s how to get more creative with Shutter Speed Tutorial ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/tips-for-using-shutter-speed-creatively/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Here’s a creative image for our “Weather” theme from Bob Larson who explains his…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative image for our “Weather” theme from Bob Larson who explains his awesome shot: “While driving through a snowstorm on my way home from work a I got an idea while watching the snow zoom past. This is a combination of two shots. With the camera on a tripod in front of my parked jeep, the first shot was taken while manually zooming the lens so as to get the blowing snow effect. The second shot […]

Buy a One-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan and Get a $30 B&H Gift Card

Fstoppers Don’t miss this great deal! Buy a One-Year Creative Cloud Photography Plan and Get a $30 B&H Gift Card The vast majority of us are on a Creative Cloud plan of some sort for our photography and/or videography work. Right now, if you purchase a one-year subscription for the Creative Cloud Photography Plan, you’ll also get a $30 B&H gift card. Read More at Fstoppers

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

PetaPixel How to use color theory in landscape photography. Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to Read More at PetaPixel

Magnum Contact Sheets explores the creative methods, strategies and editing proc…

Magnum Photos Magnum Contact Sheets explores the creative methods, strategies and editing processes behind some of the world’s most iconic images. The exhibition is now open at the The Museum of Photography in Seoul, Korea until April 16, 2016: http://www.photomuseum.or.kr/ In this image: Zazou, the #EiffelTower‘s painter. #Paris, France. 1953. © #MarcRiboud/ #MagnumPhotos. Read More at Magnum Photos

Here’s a creative approach to our “Holidays” theme from Michael Matney: Colorful…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative approach to our “Holidays” theme from Michael Matney: Colorful reflections from his Christmas tree on the (very clean) hardwood floor. We’re now sharing our favorite Facebook photos of yours on our Instagram page. Post an image here for one of our Facebook Themes and we’ll pick our favorites and feature them on Shutterbug’s Instagram feed. And don’t forget to follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/shutterbugpix Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to do Creative Water Splash Photography with Off-Camera Flash

Digital Photography School In this tutorial our author walks you through how to do splash photography How to do Creative Water Splash Photography with Off-Camera Flash This simple tutorial will show you how to set up and shoot a water splash photo using off-camera flash. Have fun and stay dry! Read More at Digital Photography School

Tips for getting creative with shutter speed ️

Digital Photography School Tips for getting creative with shutter speed ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/3-tips-experimenting-shutter-speed-creatively/ Read More at Digital Photography School

Light by Kirill Sakrukin: #creative #portraits

500px Light by Kirill Sakrukin: https://goo.gl/9fqFco #creative #portraits Read More at 500px

Adobe to Offer Deeply Discounted Creative Cloud Licenses for K-12 Schools

Fstoppers Adobe is bringing their software to schools. Adobe to Offer Deeply Discounted Creative Cloud Licenses for K-12 Schools In a move designed for “nurturing creativity and creative problem-solving skills,” Adobe has announced that they will offer yearly Creative Cloud licenses at significant discounts for K-12 schools and school districts. Read More at Fstoppers

The Business Cost of Data Storage for Creative Professionals

DIYPhotography The Business Cost of Data Storage for Creative Professionals http://bit.ly/1W3FvkZ The Business Cost of Data Storage for Creative Professionals In my recent article “Delete Your Sh!t: Why You Should Trash Most of Your Photos” I made a case to encourage photographers to permanently delete a large majority of their image files in order to minimize their data storage requirements (among the other benefits of a smaller catalog). Ho… Read More at DIY Photography

Here’s a creative take on our “Reflections” theme from Matt McClintock who captu…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative take on our “Reflections” theme from Matt McClintock who captured a stunning sunset reflection and refraction from Mount Washington, using a Nikon D7100 and 60mm f/2.8 lens. Read More at Shutterbug.com

9 Creative Photos of the Sky

PictureCorrect Photography Tips 9 Creative Photos of the Sky Point your camera just a little bit higher above eye level and you’ll see the colors of the clouds flying around in slow motion. Enjoy the view and capture some of the scenes you came up with! We found some interesting ones to share here with you: Play with colors, motion, and reflection to make bre… Read More at Picture Correct

Getting Creative When Shooting Portraits With Color Gels

Fstoppers Color gels are awesome. Getting Creative When Shooting Portraits With Color Gels Using gels opens up a world of colors when shooting portraits. But you don’t always have to place the gel paper over the light and shoot. How creative can you get when shooting portraits with color gels? Read More at Fstoppers

The Time to Form Your Creative Team Is Before Your Big Break Arrives

Fstoppers Make sure you have the right creative team right now. The Time to Form Your Creative Team Is Before Your Big Break Arrives As you begin to get bigger and bigger jobs, it will soon be increasingly obvious that much of your success will be derived from the team members you choose to surround yourself with. No matter how good you may be, having an equally if not more qualified team surrounding you can make the difference b… Read […]

24hr Challenge: Shooting 7 Creative Travel Photos with a Compact Camera

PetaPixel We challenged a pro to shoot 7 creative shots with 1 compact camera in just 24 hours. 24hr Challenge: Shooting 7 Creative Travel Photos with a Compact Camera We recently gave photographer Nate Luebbe a challenge to test his creativity under pressure: he was tasked with shooting 7 creative travel photos that capture the spirit of Norway within 24 hours using a compact camera. The 8-minute video above shows how he fared. Luebbe was shooting and vlogging wi… Read […]

Here’s a creative shot for our “Reflections” theme from Matt McClintock: A puddl…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative shot for our “Reflections” theme from Matt McClintock: A puddle reflection of the Big Four Bridge in Louisville, KY. Matt used a Nikon D7100 and Sigma 10-20mm wide-angle zoom. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Lanz F. Castañeda took a creative approach to our “Reflections” theme—capturing …

Shutterbug Magazine Lanz F. Castañeda took a creative approach to our “Reflections” theme—capturing Mayon Volcano reflected in a friend’s sunglasses in Legazpi City, Albay in the Philippines. Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Take Creative Landscape Shots using Intentional Camera Movement

Digital Photography School Do not adjust your sets – this tutorial is about intentional camera movement! How to Take Creative Landscape Shots using Intentional Camera Movement Many photographic situations rely on keeping your camera as still as possible during exposure for pin-sharp images. You may have practiced hard to develop a steady hand and you’ve probably used tripods, remote shutter releases or image stabilisation to reduce the risk of camera shake. But, is keep… Read More at Digital Photography School

Show us what your home away from home looks like by sharing your most creative o…

500px Show us what your home away from home looks like by sharing your most creative office and workplace photos. Submit now for a chance to win an awesome prize: http://goo.gl/VnWW13 Ends February 16, 2016 at midnight EST! Read More at 500px

Here’s a creative approach to our “Reflections” theme from Lynne Kasey who expl…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative approach to our “Reflections” theme from Lynne Kasey who explains the shot: “Add a little glycerin to your bubble mixture in the cold weather and they are a little slower to burst, providing enough time to not only blow the bubble but capture the reflections as well.” Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Use Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO for Creative Control

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Use Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO for Creative Control One of the wonderful aspects about taking photos is the vast amount of creative control you have. In this video, landscape photographer Joshua Cripps reminds us how to use shutter speed, aperture, and ISO to balance and perfect an image’s exposure to achieve captivating photography results: Remember… Read More at Picture Correct

Here’s a creative image for our “reflections” theme from Lynne Shooter Kasey who…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative image for our “reflections” theme from Lynne Shooter Kasey who explains the shot. “These leaves remained vertical in the water long enough for the bitter cold to freeze the evaporating water along the edges, and make an interesting reflection on the water.” Read More at Shutterbug.com

6 Creative Composition Techniques to Boost Your Images

Digital Photography School Tips for creating more interesting compositions in your photography 6 Creative Composition Techniques to Boost Your Images If you feel like your images are missing something and you want to take it to the next level in regards to composition – here are six tips to help you think outside the box and get creative. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Stay Creative as a Photographer or Filmmaker

Fstoppers Staying creative is tough. Here’s how to do it. How to Stay Creative as a Photographer or Filmmaker Being constantly creative is hard – really hard. And yet, it’s our job to consistently pull innovative ideas out of our hats and wow clients with our imaginations and skill. This helpful video talks about how to keep being creative. Read More at Fstoppers

Try this cool, creative portrait idea by Noah Prodanovic: #portraits

500px Try this cool, creative portrait idea by Noah Prodanovic: https://goo.gl/NkXXCV #portraits Read More at 500px

Wedding Portraits – 5 Tips for Getting Out of a Creative Rut

Digital Photography School Tips for shaking up your wedding photography a little Wedding Portraits – 5 Tips for Getting Out of a Creative Rut If you do weddings and sometimes struggle with the wedding portraits and being more creative – here are 5 tips to help you get out of your rut. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to be Creative with a Wide Angle Lens

PictureCorrect Photography Tips These tips will help you get creative with your wide-angle lenses! How to be Creative with a Wide Angle Lens Wide angle lenses have tremendous creative potential. The way they affect perspective and line helps you make dynamic and exciting images. Yet, care is required to get the best out of them. It takes a little thought to avoid the messy compositions characteristic of photos taken with wide angle lense… Read More at Picture Correct

Here’s a creative image for our “Reflections” theme from Mickey West who said sh…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s a creative image for our “Reflections” theme from Mickey West who said she was “reflecting on love” with the heart-shaped pages as Valentine’s Day approaches. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Subscription Price Increase for Adobe Creative Cloud Imminent

Fstoppers Adobe’s prices are going up. Subscription Price Increase for Adobe Creative Cloud Imminent Next month, Adobe is raising the price of its Creative Cloud subscription plans for the first time in five years. Read More at Fstoppers

Creative Use of the Radial Filter in Lightroom

Digital Photography School What’s your favourite use of the radial filter? We’d love to see an example of it if you have one handy. Creative Use of the Radial Filter in Lightroom The Radial Filter in Lightroom can do a lot more than just add a vignette to your images. Here are some creative uses for it to help you make better images. Read More at Digital Photography School

ANNOUNCING: The Magnum and Spéos Paris Photographic Institute one-year Creative …

Magnum Photos ANNOUNCING: The Magnum and Spéos Paris Photographic Institute one-year Creative Documentary & Photojournalism course. The Creative Documentary & Photojournalism course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in documentary photography and/or photojournalism, in the Magnum tradition of visual storytelling. The course will equip students with the historical and contextual framework required to raise the critical thinking about documentary photography, as well as providing technical guidance and tutorial support. Students will have unique access to Spéos […]

A Creative Twist on Typical Basketball Portraits

PictureCorrect Photography Tips The final image of each player was shot using two strobes in gridded soft boxes (placed on the left and right of the subject). A Creative Twist on Typical Basketball Portraits It may come as no surprise that student athletes tend to get at least one portrait taken in their uniform. However, to add a little extra oomph and creativity to the local basketball portraits, Erik Christian provided a whole new outlook for these All-Star players. To […]

Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Depth of Field: A Major Player in Creative Control When you hear the phrase Depth of Field (also called DOF) you may wonder why you should care as long as your pictures are in focus. Well since DOF is generally referred to as the range of a pictures over all sharpness; and most people are instinctively drawn to the sharpest part of the picture […] Read More at Picture Correct