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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

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 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 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 […]

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

A free Photoshop course for beginners. Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a se Link to the full PetaPixel story

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 […]

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

You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO)

Two great tips from a pro photojournalist. You Can Be a Better Street Photographer by Using Slow Shutter Speeds & Rear Curtain Flash (VIDEO) Doug McKinlay is a successful photojournalist who does a lot of street photography, and in this quick tutorial he describes two great techniques for making your images more interesting. Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video

The Canon 1D X Mark II shoots 4K video at 60 FPS and full-res still photos with AF up to 16 FPS Canon 1D X Mark II: A Pro-Grade DSLR With 16 FPS Still Shooting and 60 FPS 4K Video Link to the full Popular Photography story

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot …

“I think a lot of photography is all about timing, and for this particular shot I got pretty lucky. On occasion, we can get some pretty epic weather in Southern Utah. This was taken early in the morning and the sky happened to open up right as a Life Flight helicopter flew into the gap.” Picture: “Life Flight” by Rex Jones Profile: http://hubs.ly/H08gcb10 Link to the full 500px story

Five Sources of Creative Inspiration

Get inspired! Five Sources of Creative Inspiration Inspiration is something we all wrestle with as creatives. Where do our ideas come from? Why can’t we simply come up with them on the fly? Why do we wake up at three o’clock in the morning with the perfect shoot planned out? How can we get more of these kinds of ideas? Let’s look at a few things tha… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Photographing a $2,500,000 Car with a $50,000 Camera

NYC required police to be present during this photo shoot. Photographing a $2,500,000 Car with a $50,000 Camera How would you go about photographing a $2.5 million car? That’s the challenge photographer Richard Thompson faced last year when he was tasked with shootin Link to the full PetaPixel story

Point Of View or Contention?

How do we make our different points of view blend and bend so they meet end to end?

Tips for Better Street Photography

Take better street shots! Tips for Better Street Photography It applies to life as well, but if you want to get out there and take some great images, don’t be a d*#k. Eduardo Pavez Goye takes us through how he gets his street photography shots on film. It’s a great challenge these days, the streets are filled to the brim in the cities, which is great for taki… Link to the full Fstoppers story

Tips From a Pro: Shoot Kid Photography That’s Authentic, Not Cheesy

Zoe Berkovic tells us her tips for better photographs of kids Tips From a Pro: Shoot Kid Photography That’s Authentic, Not Cheesy Link to the full Popular Photography story

Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop

How to turn a dull photo into photo art. Transforming a Boring Photo Into a Dramatic One With Photoshop The mere mention of image manipulation may make some photographers cringe, but there’s no denying that some skill with Photoshop can enable you to complete Link to the full PetaPixel story

This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits

Here’s a clever tool for pet photography. This Smartphone Treat Holder Helps You Shoot Pet Portraits Getting the perfect portrait of your pooch or cat looking into your camera can be challenging. Pets aren’t the most patient models, but a Los Angeles-based Link to the full PetaPixel story

Photographing Hang Son Doong, the World’s Largest Cave

A photo adventure of a lifetime. Photographing Hang Son Doong, the World’s Largest Cave In 2009, I was involved in a near fatal car crash when an oncoming car made an unsafe left turn in front of my vehicle, nearly killing me. This life changi Link to the full PetaPixel story

Portrait photographer Ciro Galluccio used photography and video to create images…

Portrait photographer Ciro Galluccio used photography and video to create images that challenge beauty norms and celebrate the imperfections that make us unique on his thesis project “Defected”. Read more on 500px ISO: http://hubs.ly/H07Y6XB0 Picture: “Golden tears” by Ciro Galluccio Profile: http://hubs.ly/H07Y6BY0 #500px #Imperfections #PortraitPhotography Link to the full 500px story

Review: LowePro ProTactic SH 200 AW Messenger-Style Camera Bag

We review the LowePro ProTactic SH 200 AW messenger style camera bag Review: LowePro ProTactic SH 200 AW Messenger-Style Camera Bag Link to the full Popular Photography story

What’s So Normal About a Normal Lens?: There’s Really a Lot of Variation in Standard Lenses

Y B Normal? What’s So Normal About a Normal Lens?: There’s Really a Lot of Variation in Standard Lenses Karen Shostak inspects the hieroglyphics at the Temple of Hatshepsut in Egypt. The natural perspective of a normal lens helps to connect the environment and the subject. © Seth Shostak It wasn’t so long ago when every camera came with what’s called a normal lens. This, of course, didn’t refer to its… Link to the full Shutterbug Magazine story

Making Something Cool When Your Environment Is Boring

Boring environment? No problem! Making Something Cool When Your Environment Is Boring Have you ever felt that certain photographers and film makers just get the great shots because they get to go to some super locations? Or because they get commissioned by the top brands to have all the best lighting and equipment? A guy called Brandon Li had almost the same experience. He travels to… Link to the Fstoppers story

Greg Pai On “The Voice of the Heart” and photographingGOD Podcast

Journey with photographingGOD founder and photographer, Greg Pai as he leads you through the perils of “the voice of the world” that distances us from our natural existence and connection with God as it defines, informs, and motivates us. Greg suggests an alternative voice that speaks from our hearts. And it was this very voice that inspired Greg to launch photographingGOD.

Do You Have A Train To Catch?

I know. Easier said than done. But how true and profound. Why are we so preoccupied with getting to the destination and so little attention is given to the journey. From when we are young, we are hammered to get good grades so we can go to a good college. We are convinced we need to do well in college so we can get a good job. We strive to do well at our job so we can climb the ladder. We […]