Photography Blogs & Tutorials

Lightroom CC was announced just over a month ago, and Adobe is already offering a sneak peek of a yet-to-be-released feature that could become a landscape photographer’s best friend. Adobe Evangelist Terry White walks viewers through the new dehaze slider, showing just how incredibly effective it is, but also how other photographers can use it [...]

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Do you find studio lighting daunting? Understandable. When I got my first set of lights I played with it for half an hour. Intimidated and confused, I shoved it back in the box where it stayed for six months.

Don’t worry though, mastering exposure with studio strobes is easy; in fact it’s probably one of the easiest of the photographic skill sets. By following this tutorial, you can go from no experience with studio lighting, to getting a correct exposure on your first... more

Rumors have been talking about a GoPro drone for quite a while, and yesterday the company’s CEO Nick Woodman finally announced it is actually going to happen. “Do you guys all want GoPro to make a quadcopter?” Woodman asked the audience at the Code Conference, replying “OK, GoPro is making a quadcopter. It’s official!”. The [...]

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Richard Prince has been in the headlines lately after being accused, once again, of stealing other peoples’ work and selling it as his own. Prince’s latest controversial “art” is basically a series of screenshots of various Instagram photos, along with the uploader’s name and some of the comments. In order for the work to be [...]

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The Interwebs are rife with mocking and ridicule, from armchair pundits spouting their views on politics to religious nut-jobs attempting to bludgeon the public into belief conformity. Heaven knows I’ve done my fair share of it (which typically coincides with a depleted supply of Midol). But, there’s one specific demographic that I frequently see getting [...]

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Nothing like saddling up and taking a rotting whale carcass out for a ride in the ocean. Especially when there’s a shiver of great white sharks engaged in a feeding frenzy on it. As crazy as that may sound, a researcher and photographer in South Africa can add these exact circumstances to his resume. Seriously. [...]

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This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop’s layer styles and some simple brush settings to create a fancy, golden text effect.

Tutorial Assets
1) FoglihtenNo07 font.
2) Free Tileable Leather Patterns by WebTreatsETC.
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All images ©Gina Milicia

“Every Artist was first an Amateur”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you’re just starting out as a photographer, congratulations! There’s never been a more exciting, or easier time to learn the art of photography. Today’s market is flooded with tertiary courses, books, workshops, websites, podcasts and... more

It’s a funny thing, how these little things in life lead us to places. When I left china at the end of 2013, I forgot to exchange some of my Yuan bills (Chinese local currency). When I was traveling in China, we used to call them “Mao bills”… 20 mao, 50 mao, 100 mao due [...]

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Have you ever found yourself in the following situation? You are researching wedding photographers, either as a prospective client or as a photographer scoping out the competition, and encounter the following: A photographer proudly claiming to be selected as one of the top photographers in their region A wedding magazine declaring the best wedding photographers in [...]

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