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Women Photograph: Daniella Zalcman in Conversation with Susan Me

Magnum Photos Susan Meiselas will be in conversation with 2016 Inge Morath Award recipient Daniella Zalcman at the Magnum Foundation next week. You can register for the free event now. Please join us for a conversation with @[141251059248200:274:Susan Meiselas] and @[273708186402650:274:Daniella Zalcman] about the shifting challenges and opportunities for women and trans people in photography. Susan is a photographer, educator, and president of the Magnum Foundation. Daniella is the recipient of the 2016 Inge Morath Award and founder of Women […]

How to Photograph Fire

Digital Photography School Please be safe if you take this tutorial on! How to Photograph Fire A Guest Post by Jon Beard Fire is an interesting thing. Watch people around a campfire and it’s easy to see the spell it can cast on us. We have such a deep and instinctive relationship with it, there’s no wonder why including flame in a photo can have such an impact. In this write-up … Read More at Digital Photography School

How to photograph sunrises and sunsets

Photography Life Sunrise and sunset are amazing times of day for photography. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the Golden Hours: https://photographylife.com/how-to-photograph-sunrises-and-sunsets How to photograph sunrises and sunsets There are no times of day more famous for photography than “Golden Hour” — sunrise and sunset. Although great light can happen at any time, the edges of the day are perhaps the most consistent sources of inspiration you can find. Still, just because they’re beautiful doesn’t […]

How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Photograph Unique Beauty Shots with a Spotlight Studio lighting is becoming predictable. All the more reason to leave no stone unturned while experimenting with your lighting. Daniel Norton breaks out something that you won’t quite associate with still photography—a spotlight: The Altman Spotlight has been modified to work with a Speedotron Pack…. Read More at Picture Correct

How to Photograph Stunning Silhouettes >>

Digital Photography School How to Photograph Stunning Silhouettes >> https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-photograph-silhouettes/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Photograph Waterfalls

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Photograph Waterfalls I love water. Coming from Ontario where lakes and rivers abound, I’d spend entire summers at our cottage as a kid either in or on the water. I’m still drawn to it like steel to a magnet, so it’s not surprising that after learning the technique to create the beautiful pictures like in this article, [… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Photograph a Bursting Bubble >>

Digital Photography School How to Photograph a Bursting Bubble >> https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-capture-a-photo-of-a-bubble-bursting/ Read More at Digital Photography School

When a Portrait Photographer is Asked to Photograph a Horse…

“I love to be challenged… I’ve found that experience is the best way to learn.” When a Portrait Photographer is Asked to Photograph a Horse… As a photographer, I’m asked to shoot unusual assignments sometimes, but I’m always up for the challenge! I started getting into photography a few years ag Link to the full PetaPixel Facebook post

How to photograph sunrises and sunsets >>

How to photograph sunrises and sunsets >> https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-photograph-sunrises-and-sunsets/ Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse

Do you have plans to photograph the upcoming solar eclipse? Where will you be? How to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse On August 21, 2017, the United States will experience a rare celestial event: a total solar eclipse. For those who will be in the path of totality, a 70km wide stretch running from Oregon to South Carolina, this will be an event to remember. For photographers, this will also be the opportunity of a… Link to the full Popular […]

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street 1. Seek Out Emotion This is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. It is difficult to capture emotions in the wild, but they are there if you look for them. Be careful about getting overly distracted by a person’s clot… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph Mixed Skin Tones >>

How to Photograph Mixed Skin Tones >> https://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-photograph-mixed-skin-tones/ Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph Shy Children

Got shy kids? Here’s how to approach photographing them How to Photograph Shy Children When you’re photographing children, you’ll sometimes encounter ones who reveal their shining personality off the bat, show lots of expressions, and overall, just love the camera. Then there are times you’ll get a young subject who is weary of strangers or even hides from clicking black boxes that a… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

Up all night photographing the London tube. Read about the intriguing photograph…

Up all night photographing the London tube. Read about the intriguing photographs of London’s 24h subway on the 500px blog: https://hubs.ly/H08CQgJ0 Photo: “London Underground” by Kiran Bhamra Cox Profile: https://hubs.ly/H08CS9K0 #500px Link to the full 500px Facebook post

How to Take the Perfect Wildlife Photograph

How to Take the Perfect Wildlife Photograph As you sit in your jeep, watching the big cats of the savanna hunt their prey, you are in awe. They strategize, stalk, and when the time is right, they go in for the kill. The scene is intense and quick. Blink and you just might miss it! Most of the time, our souvenirs from […] Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph Great Seascapes

How to Photograph Great Seascapes The late great Galen Rowell once advised us to look to the edges of environments, and there we would find many successful images. Where the land meets the sea must be by far one of our most fertile hunting grounds. Ever since we were children, given a bucket and spade, a long summer’s day and […] Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph the Milky Way in Places with Light Pollution

How to Photograph the Milky Way in Places with Light Pollution In this short yet detailed video tutorial, Ian Norman dissects an incredibly useful process of photographing the Milky Way in really difficult conditions. The technique, known as “expose to the right” (ETTR), overcomes conditions of extreme light pollution which are normally unsuitable for photograp… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

This is how you photograph an invisible man

I know who I’d make disappear. This is how you photograph an invisible man The story of The Invisible Man has fascinated people for more than a century. It’s been a common inspiration for movies, TV shows, and even photographs over the years. Getting the effect in-camera, though, is often extremely tricky, if not impossible to do. So, we have to resort to Photoshop. I’ve s… Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

Our in-depth guide on photographing the upcoming solar eclipse has been published: https://photographylife.com/how-to-photograph-a-solar-eclipse Are you planning to photograph the solar eclipse? If yes, please let us know in the comments section below! How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse In this article, we go in-depth about how you can successfully photograph the upcoming solar eclipse using different camera gear and techniques. Link to the Popular Photography Facebook post

How to Photograph Silhouette Portraits in the Middle of the Day

Here’s an awesome technique. How to Photograph Silhouette Portraits in the Middle of the Day Silhouette portraits are always fun to experiment with, and it’s easy to assume that we are limited to sunrise and sunset for capturing this type of image. With knowledge of camera exposure settings and a single off-camera flash, this style of portrait can be produced at any time of day or night. Link to the full Fstoppers Facebook post

Exploring Trickier Landscape Photograph Compositions

Tricky landscape compositions can be really rewarding. Exploring Trickier Landscape Photograph Compositions Part of the fun and challenge of landscape photography is that while you can choose your compositions, you don’t get the privilege of modifying your subject. Sometimes, you come across a scene that begs to be photographed, but doesn’t readily lend itself to a composition. This video examines such si… Link to the full Fstoppers Facebook post

How to Photograph the Matterhorn

Have you photographed the Matterhorn before? In this article, Vaclav goes into detail about how to photograph the Matterhorn and gives some great travel advice: https://photographylife.com/how-to-photograph-the-matterhorn How to Photograph the Matterhorn In this article, I will try to give you a few tips on how to photograph the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland. Moreover, I will also add a few pieces of advice on how to plan a trip to Zermatt. Matterhorn, located in south Switzerland on the border with Italy, […]

What to Photograph in Costa Rica

A beautiful photo essay by Dvir Barkay on photographing Costa Rica, with plenty of suggestions on where to go if you plan to visit this beautiful country: https://photographylife.com/what-to-photograph-in-costa-rica What to Photograph in Costa Rica The forest floor gave way to a small black pond which was by now almost indistinguishable from the muddy trail which led to its bank. Towering over the basin of the pond were the Ceiba trees, like obscure shadows that were closing a casket over the […]

The Power of a Photograph – Iconic Moments Captured as Images

Photography is such a powerful thing. This illustrates that so beautifully. The Power of a Photograph – Iconic Moments Captured as Images Here is a short video that illustrates the power of a photograph. What are your favorite moments to capture? Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand” – Quote by Ansel Adams

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand” – Quote by Ansel Adams Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

If you photograph seriously, the desire to show your work also very quickly star…

If you photograph seriously, the desire to show your work also very quickly starts to grow. Photographer Michael Schnabl comments on why he chooses 500px as his photo-sharing-platform. Read more on Fuji Love: http://hubs.ly/H08m59Q0 Picture: “Almsünde” by Michael Schnabl Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08m6d-0 #500px Link to the full 500px Facebook post

How to Photograph Carnival Rides

It’s time to visit your local fair or carnival! How to Photograph Carnival Rides When it comes to taking pictures of the fairground or amusement park, you’ll be amazed at just how easy it is to get super colourful, vibrant, and bright images of those awesome rides. Twilight is the best time to shoot, when all those mega-joules of artificial lights burst into action to give you a… Link to the full Popular Photography story

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. – Ambrose …

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. – Ambrose Bierce Link to the full Popular Photography story

How to Focus in Macro Photography

It’s not always easy to focus in macro photography. Here are some tips to help: https://photographylife.com/how-to-focus-in-macro-photography How to Focus in Macro Photography If you’re trying to photograph the small world of plants and bugs, you’ll face plenty of challenges along the way. Macro photography is a difficult genre — you’re pushing up against the physical limits of depth of field, diffraction, and motion blur. Naturally, focusing in macro photography isn’t an… Link to the full Popular Photography story

Three Steps to Make $500 an Hour in Your Photography Studio

Make that sweet money! Three Steps to Make $500 an Hour in Your Photography Studio Primarily, I’m a NYC Wedding Photographer. However, I also photograph business headshots in my NJ Studio as well. I love doing this as a side-gig that brings me extra money for practically no work at all. To be honest, I wasn’t really all about it when D.C. Headshot Photographer Moshe Zusman told me… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photograph…

Meet 500px Brand Ambassador Oscar Nilsson ‘Oscarwastaken’! Oscar is a photographer and social media creative currently based in San Francisco. He works with small and big brands on on-going projects and smaller activations. His photos include Travel, lifestyle, product, aerial, video, influencer work among others. Check out his 500px profile at http://hubs.ly/H0888sR0 #500px #BrandAmbassador Link to the full 500px story

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.”…

“The incredible pleasure of photography is that you have to be there to do it.” David Hurn made several trips to Arizona between 1979 and 2001, turning his inimitable eye to the daily life of the Arizonians he encountered: http://bit.ly/2fb3h0M PHOTO: The marching bands are always led by baton twirlers, who practice their acrobatics before the actual march takes place. Preparation for the annual Christmas parade in Phoenix, Arizona. 1979. © David Hurn / Magnum Photos Link to the full […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more o…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Compelling (and Sellable) Travel Photography. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H08bTbC0 Picture: “Man frying fish at a local market” by Imani Kisare Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08bSxD0 #500px #TravelPhotography Link to the full 500px story

How to Photograph the Total Solar Eclipse and Get Better Images With the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini

Are you ready for the eclipse? How to Photograph the Total Solar Eclipse and Get Better Images With the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Mini On August 21, hundreds of thousands of people in North America and millions watching live at home will be experiencing a once, maybe twice, in a lifetime celestial opportunity. A total eclipse of the sun. Thousands of photographers will be traveling to locations along the path of totality to get the… Link to the full Fstoppers story

How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images

“Some of the best light for photography comes along during the so-called blue hours—the moments before sunrise and after sunset when the sky shows off vivid, rich, beautiful blue tones.” – Deborah Sandidge How to Shoot the Best Blue-Hour Photos: Tips & Techniques for Pre-Sunrise & Post-Sunset Images This may be strange to hear from a travel photographer, but I can make a case that location isn’t everything—light is. And I’d build my argument on the fact that the right […]

How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone

Smart thinking from Brad Mangin. How Pro Sports Photographer Brad Mangin Makes Money Selling Baseball Photos Shot with His iPhone Josh Donaldson, then of the Oakland A’s, now with the Toronto Blue Jays, at spring training, 2014, in Phoenix. “I was lying on the ground with the tiny lens of my iPhone poking through a hole in the netting of the batting cage,” Brad Mangin says. “I wanted a picture that combined some action with th… Link to the full […]

The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously

The StandInBaby is a Kickstarter for a baby-sized dummy with which you can practice newborn photography The StandInBaby Is a Practice Dummy For Infant Photography—No, Seriously Link to the full Popular Photography story

Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer

Landscape photographer? Watch this! Five Tips for Becoming a Successful Landscape Photographer Landscape photography is a weird genre: there are no people, and unlike something like product photography, it’s pretty much up to you to choose what to shoot and how to shoot it. So, it can often feel a bit nebulous as to how one navigates a world veritably inundated with imagery, particularly when… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams

“What a camera. So, so good. This is everything a wedding photographer has been dreaming of.” Review: The Sony a9 is the Camera of a Wedding Photographer’s Dreams Until 2016, I had photographed weddings using nothing but Nikon cameras. First the D90, then D700, D3s, D4 and then the D4s (while dabbling with the D800, Link to the full PetaPixel story

No Pressure: 90 Seconds to Photograph Basketball Great John Stockton

You’ve got 90 seconds to take a great portrait. Go! No Pressure: 90 Seconds to Photograph Basketball Great John Stockton University photographers often end up rubbing shoulders with some pretty famous alumni, and that privileged position sometimes offers the chance to shoot some compelling portraits of said celebrities. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always mean you’ll have a lot of time to bust out the strobes in the st… Link to the full Fstoppers story