Photographer Melanie Barboni is an assistant researcher at UCLA’s Earth, Planetary and Space Science Program where she installed a hummingbird feeder outside her office window in hopes of seeing the elusive birds and maybe snapping a photo. Two years and several feeders later, she estimates there ar
There are some things that one just shouldn’t do or say to a photographer. In this video from Lok Cheung, we see some absolutely perfect examples of how to not act around a photographer…
Choosing a backdrop for use in the studio largely comes down to personal preference. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman tells us everything we need to know about working with seamless paper backdrops. Which to buy and how to care for them…
Right now, a conflict photographer named Eduardo Martins is supposedly driving around in a van somewhere in the Australian outback…
You’re making a huge mistake if you think you don’t need to know color theory as a photographer. Learn simple tweaks to make a big difference in your image!
Photoshopping didn’t begin with Photoshop, and indeed the early masters of Photoshopping did it well before anyone had even dreamed of the personal computer, let alone a means to manipulate images on one.
For all those who are just starting off with Photoshop, Adobe has launched a free YouTube course to introduce you to the software and its most important features. Even if you already have some experience there may still be something new to learn. …
The results of the annual photo competition are now in…
Wedding photographer Andrea Polito has been awarded $1.08 million by a jury in her defamation lawsuit against a couple who launched a public campaign again
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.
Adobe Stock allows photographers to earn cash pursuing their biggest passions but stock sales strategies isn’t commonly found photographer’s resumes.
Retouching is its own form of fake news. Can an oath change a problem that stretches from fashion to product design?
Photographer and photo educator Don Giannatti put together this simple (tongue-in-cheek) itemized invoice to show photography clients why photographers cha
Are you having photographer’s block? Here are 21 photography tips and tricks to restart your creative engine! All you need is your camera and a tripod 🙂
A grad student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is receiving some recognition and praise from National Geographic itself this week … over an iPhone
Two weeks ago in the middle of the night, Italian photographer Lorenzo Montezemolo climbed Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County, California and waited for what he knew would be the perfect conditions for a spectacular long-exposure photograph.
Women have been fundamental to the art of photography since, well, there were photographs.”
In December, documentary photographer Carol Highsmith received a letter from Getty Images accusing her of copyright infringement for featuring one of her own photographs on her own website.
Apple patents for technology that could stop smartphone cameras being used at concerts.
Writer, photographer, illustrator, and director Mitch Boyer got the idea to Photoshop his tiny dachshund Vivian to an enormous scale after wanting to see her portrayed the same size of her mammoth personality. The idea was so entertaining he decided to turn the series…
12 ways you can make the most of your blog’s profile pic to help establish authority, and trust, and how you can get the best results from your photography.
It’s easy to be crushed by defeat but it doesn’t have to mean you have to give up.
Swedish photographer Erik Johansson had a vision for a digital photograph of a lake shattering like a mirror, an image he wanted to produce as accurately as possible.
The amount of data in the digital universe — including vast collections of computer files, historic archives, movies, photo collections, and other digital information stored on devices worldwide — …
I hear it all the time…. “I want to get in to studio lighting, but I just don’t have the money.” Well, you actually do. And if you care that much about the studio/ engineered lighting world, jumping in to it is actually much more affordable than you think
World Press Photo yesterday announced the winners of its 2016 contest, honoring the best news photos captured in 2015. Above is a breakdown of the cameras
Stocksy gives its verdict on the photography trends of the year.
New public domain release makes high-resolution photos, illustrations and more available for free.
Photographer Joel Sartore is a man on a mission. He’s working with National Geographic to capture 12,000 different animal species through his lens before it’s too late. All of the animals featured in his project are in danger of disappearing from our planet entirely.
This has happened to me and can happen to you as well; I returned from a wonderful trip and, in a hurry, downloaded the photos into a folder that I later deleted…
Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world
As a photographer, travel teaches you more than you could ever imagine. It requires a lot of preparation and attention to details. Yet, it also requires you to be open, ready for the unexpected, and willing to take risks sometimes to get the best shots! …
Instagram cracked the restrictive barriers of its iconic square format yesterday, announcing to the world that it intends to remain the dominant platform…
Australian artist Jane Long transforms cracked and faded black and white photographs into colorful works of fantasy, giving the subjects a new, and entirely surreal context.
Whether you have a DSLR, a pocket camera, or simply use your mobile phone to take snapshots, there are some simple rules of photography etiquette that you can follow to make the shooting experience more enjoyable for you, as well as everyone else around you.
So, you’ve got a nice camera, you really love photography, and you’ve been thinking that maybe it would be nice to make a little bit of money from this passion you’ve discovered. Before you decide to make that leap, read on.…
What happens when a tech company is left for dead but the people left behind refuse to give up? At Kodak, the answer is to mine its patents for gold. (With video.)
Want to make sure a photograph survives your lifetime? Print it out. That’s the warning Internet pioneer Vint Cerf gave at a talk recently, saying that vast amounts of digital information may soon be lost in a new digital “dark age.”
A great portrait is more than just a frozen reflection of the subject’s appearance. It’s a chance moment, blanketed in natural light, in which the subject’s authentic self is visible in her expression, her stance, her aura. A great portrait blurs the…
In response to photographers’ criticisms, Flickr has stopped selling photos uploaded by users under the Creative Commons “commercial attribution” license through its Flickr Wall Art site…
Mind = Blown.
Every year, the number of stars we can see in the night sky from any particular point on the globe is shrinking by a significant margin.
As authors and bloggers, you must know how to use photos that contain images of people. In this post, Lawyer Helen Sedwick explains the legal ramifications.
From the camera obscura to the iPhone, or why photography is an art of continuous reinvention….
Getty Images, which is in the business of selling licensing rights, is willing to distribute images in exchange for nothing more than information about the public’s photo-viewing habits.
Sixteen of the world’s leading photographers reveal the advice that’s shaped their career…
Photographers who are consistently producing stunning photographs don’t do so because they are lucky, observant, or even more skilled than the average photographer – they do so because they are not being lazy. Are you a lazy photographer?
There seems to be a pretty widespread concern that posting artwork images online could lead to unauthorized reproduction or theft of the artwork. I would argue, however, that a watermark is a pretty poor way to deal with the problem, and that watermarks defeat the purpose of sharing work online in the first place.
Blincoe’s love of simplicity is evident in her series “Arrangements,” an ode to color, shape and impeccable prop styling. Blincoe has an eye for beautiful groupings, whether she’s photographing a crate full of heirloom tomatoes or the cracked shells of farm-fresh eggs.
Whenever something looks interesting or beautiful, there’s a natural impulse to want to capture and preserve it – which means, in this day and age, that we’re likely to reach for our phones to take a picture…
Here is a large collection of some noteworthy cheat sheets, infographics, and printables for photographers. From shooting basics to photography marketing tips, every aspect of photography is covered in this round-up.
There are many reasons for which we should all be tree-hugging hippies, but within the scope of this article, all we’ll focus on is how amazing some of them look.
Here are 40 notable movies about photography that every aspiring photographer should check out…
Humans are hard wired to recognize patterns, so perhaps that’s why we’re so drawn to them. Patterns aren’t just visual. Mental and emotional patterns occur as well, which is why we so readily see them. Our minds are just trying to make sense of a world deeply woven with patterns