5 Critical Tips for Travel Photographers

Joey L. shares some battle-hardened tips from traveling abroad on assignment or personal photography. My first tip for traveling photographers is to protect your gear from theft. There are theives in every part of the world, not just developing countries. They know how much your pretty camera can fetch for on a black market, and Read MoreRead More

The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Sure, there are literally hundreds if not thousands of tools and commands in Adobe Photoshop, but Jeff will teach you the top 15 to get you retouching faster and more effectively. If you are a photographer, you are not concerned with 3D, video features and hundreds of other commands. Learn the 15 key features of Read MoreRead More

Wildlife Photographer Disguises Himself as a Swan to Get Close to Other Birds

How do you get close to a duck? Perhaps start by buying her a drink. Wildlife photographer Henryk Janowski has an awesome and ingenious way of getting close to his subjects: he swims around in a bird blind that’s designed to look like a large white swan. Much of his photography is done in a local swamp Read MoreRead More

Vincent Laforet and Cheap Camera Challenge

Digital Rev challenged Vincent Laforet to see what he could do with an old film still camera and a Lens Baby on the streets of Hong Kong. Vincent Laforet on his experiences: I’ve been thinking a lot lately.   About everything.   The business.   Our “craft” and the economics and sustainability of what we do Read MoreRead More

How to Create Cheap Rain using Waterguns… and a Lensbaby

Benjamin Von Wong demonstrates how to use water guns to create rain indoors. Using the LensBaby was a very interesting experience for me. Since it was entirely manual, it forced me to slow down and make sure everything was well composed, framed, tilted and focused before I could move on. Though this made the entire Read MoreRead More

How to See Photos like Famous Photographers Every Time You Shoot

The art of great cinematography begins with great photography – here are a few ideas to start working your eye when it comes to still photographs. How to simplify a scene The secret of effective composition is to remember that it’s not only what you frame within your viewfinder that’s important. Just as critical is what you Read MoreRead More

TEDx: Steve Duncan – What I’ve Learned from Exploring Sewers

Steve Duncan  is a New-York-based urban historian and photographer who has explored and photographed sewers and underground infrastructure beneath New York, Paris, London, Rome, Naples, Stockholm, Berlin, Moscow, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, Calcutta, and many other cities. He served as the host of a Discovery Channel show on urban history from 2004 to 2005, Read MoreRead More

Direction of Light: Your Key to Better Portrait Photography

Neil van Niekerk: It is all about the direction and the quality of the light. Whether you use natural light, on-camera flash, off-camera flash, multiple light setups or video light — it all comes down to exactly that – the direction and quality of light. Once you recognize this aspect of photography and lighting, then the Read MoreRead More

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