Photography Blogs & Tutorials

The folks over at Samsung were kind enough to send us a 1 Terabyte SSD drive for review(yes you read that right, 1 terabyte). We’ve been using it for a while and we are thrilled. Basically, I found nothing negative to say, aside maybe the fact that it is not padded. On the other hand, [...]

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A long time ago when I started my first steps into the photography world, a good friend of mine that worked many years as a photojournalist, told me:

Treat your camera like a soldier treats his gun, keep it clean and ready to fire!

I never forgot that advice from him, and I kept a Pentax K1000, my very first camera, in pristine condition to this day.Nowadays things are a bit different, and electronic digital equipment is not really built to last like in the good old days of... more

You’ve just bought yourself a new camera, or perhaps a new lens. Now you find yourself wanting to get a new bag for new purchases – after all, a good bag will protect your equipment, and can serve as an ideal place to store your photography gear when not in use.

These are some of my bags. The two end ones are both roller bags. From left to right:... more

The Google Nik collection has been considered one of the top photographic effect plugin suites for a few years now, and it just got better in a big way – as of March 24th, 2016, it’s available free of charge.

This move has been applauded by many, yet accompanied by caution with by some, since a few analysts see this as the beginning of the end for the software suite. This is all speculation of course, and regardless of... more

If you ever entered the dark depths of Deviantart a few years back, you would have most likely stumbled upon the name Conzpiracy at some point in your journey. Like a modern day urban legend, his complex manipulations of the macabre made waves through the DA community. Conzpiracy’s Photoshop tutorials were coveted by users in [...]

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You only have to walk down the street to be bombarded with signs, advertising, street markers, building and business names and more. See some here:Sign of the Times – 27 Significant Images of Signage

By Natasha Wheatland

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Images of signs can help date a photograph and give viewers clues about the location, culture, even the period of history. Street photography often incorporates signage.

What other ways can we use signs? Literal or more subtle? Let’s see how these photographers use signs:

By Andrea Koerner

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Recently there has been a spate of very sad, and ultimately defeatist articles decrying the death of photography. We have no shortage of examples. Seriously. In all their pain and detailed examples of how the art and business of photography have been ruined (their words), I can find little to no examples of the basic, [...]

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As if the facial recognition news coming out of Russia wasn’t creepy enough already, it’s now available in App form to users of popular Russian social media network, Vkontakte. FindFace, which launched only two months ago, allows users to photograph people in a crowd and discover their identities with 70% reliability and could be the [...]

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It is a sad day for the photography communityas we report that Michael Reichmann, the founder of Luminous-Landscape, has died aged 71 after a long battle with cancer. Having started Luminous-Landscape 17 years ago with good friend, Chris Sanderson, the site has grownto become one of the largest and most respected photography resources on the [...]

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