Photography Blogs & Tutorials

According to the latest rumors the app Nikon and Apple were said to be developing will be used to update camera firmware, sync custom settings and add features via the cameras WiFi. This app could be related to the firmware download program we were expecting and might be released with the upcoming D5 (and hopefully [...]

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Here is a technique I did not think I will ever be covering on the blog, using smoke bombs. In fact I did not even know that there is such a thing as smoke bombs until I stumbled on the photography ofJovana Rikalo. Serbian photographerJovana Rikalouses smoke bombs to create some unexpected effects in her [...]

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Every year around this time of the year we a supermoon (what are you doing tonight?). VideographerDan Marker-Moore does not miss the opportunity to make it into something special. Two years ago Dan started this project. Shooting11 photos over28 minutes (sans 1 second) Dan created a spectacular array of visuals. This just goes to show [...]

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Youve been bitten by the photography bug its not an actual insect, but you know what I mean.

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Years ago I shot an image for a competition that I was sure was a highly original piece of genius. Only to find out when looking at other entries, there seemed to be rather a lot of other highly original geniuses with exactly the same idea.

To get further in competitions I realized I had to start thinking outside the box. So I developed a strategy for getting a bit more original with my photography. Here are some tips you may find helpful for... more

Tonight we will witness a rare astronomical phenomena called“supermoon” total lunar eclipse. This happens when a lunar eclipse happens in conjunction with the event of a super moon – The time when the moon is closest to earth and thus looks the biggest. (Next time this will happen is on2033). To really take it over [...]

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I think I found my new family photography travel bag. Oh, you know what this is, even if you’ve never heard that term before. It’s that bag that you use to carry a camera when you are traveling with the family. And this bag has to be special for several reasons which I’ll outline below. [...]

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If you are new to Lightroom, the first thing you need to do after installing the software, opening it up, and taking a look around is import some photos.

As Lightroom is a database you cant open photos in it the same way you can in Photoshop – instead, you have to import your photos before you can view, or process them. The import process adds photos to the Lightroom Catalog (Adobes name... more

Here is a clever way to attach a GoProto justabout anything. The best thing, it will cost you almost nothing. VideographerDustin McLean found out that you don’t need a fancy branded $50 clamp mount for a GoPro, you can actually build a good one yourself for about $20. If you have your GoPro connected to [...]

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One of the best, and easiest ways, to modify your studio lighting is to use a soft box. There’s nothing like a soft box when it comes to providing soft, diffused light, for any style of photography. But among the chief concerns of soft boxes is their size, especially when shooting on location. Enter, Westcott!

The legendary lighting brand, probably best known for their solid Apollo Orb soft boxes, has a slimmed down lighting solution known as the Westcott Rapid Box series.... more