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  • Instagram's Shift in Focus Is a Reminder of the Risk in Building Businesses on Someone Else's Land 25th July 2021
    With the news that Instagram's focus has shifted to be far less centered around images, many photographers who have spent years building their following and brand on the app are left out in the cold. This isn't the first, nor will it be the last time you are reminded of the dangers of building a […]
  • Facetuning and Photoshopping Isn’t New: Influencers Were Doing It 100 Years Ago 25th July 2021
    We tend to think that manipulating images to create unrealistic notions of beauty is a recent phenomenon thanks to Photoshop and celebrity culture, but it turns out that retouching photos in order to mislead people has been around for well over a century. [ Read More ]
  • How to Remove Creases From a Backdrop Using Photoshop 25th July 2021
    Backdrops are widely used by studio photographers for a variety of work, but being made of fabric, you will often have to deal with creases and wrinkles that can detract from an otherwise compelling shot. Luckily, it is not overly hard to get rid of them using Photoshop, and this great video tutorial will show […]
  • 5 of the Best Non-Photography Books That Shaped My Career 25th July 2021
    From modern-day yogis like Kelly Slater to Tim Ferriss, all have one piece of advice that I will paraphrase here: if you want to excel at your craft, you must always be the student, not a master, and immerse yourself into your discipline at all times. [ Read More ]
  • How to See Better Landscape Photo Compositions 25th July 2021
    Composition is one of the more nuanced and difficult parts of landscape photography, and it is something even the most experienced among us struggle with. If you are having trouble finding good landscape compositions, this awesome video tutorial breaks the process into three stages that will help you create better images. [ Read More ]
RSS News from Petapixel
  • Great Reads in Photography: July 25, 2021 25th July 2021
    Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! A Lost Camera Case Opens Memories of a 1960s Photojournalist’s Life – The Daily Beast Coretta Scott King bussing Martin Luther King Jr. on the cheek […]
  • My Journey in Photography: He Who Falls Today May Rise Tomorrow 24th July 2021
    The year was 2019, I had just gotten accepted into the USA Olympic Weightlifting program and had accepted a personal training position at a gym. As a former athlete, it felt as if all my dreams were finally falling into place. Little did I know that my euphoria would be short-lived and just one short […]
  • The Problem of Target Fixation in Landscape Photography 24th July 2021
    Among the most important concepts learned when beginning to ride a motorcycle is that of target fixation. This attentional phenomenon occurs when an individual becomes so focused upon an observed object (whether it is a target or hazard) that they inadvertently increase their risk of colliding with it. By fixating on the object, the individual […]
  • Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Review: A Small and Starburst-y Ultra-Wide Lens 24th July 2021
    For all DSLR users out there, just when you thought most of the lens brands may have forgotten about you and only are focusing on the mirrorless market, Laowa has released the DSLR mount for its 14mm f/4 Zero-D. I was very excited to get my hands on a copy of this Laowa 14mm f/4 […]
  • Moment Launches New Protective CineClear UV Filters 23rd July 2021
    Moment has launched a new line of CineClear UV Filters that promise to protect agains sun, dust, scratches, and spills without sacrificing image quality. Moment is more widely known for its smartphone camera lenses, but also makes accessories for full-size cameras — including filters — and backpacks (such as its recently announced Strohl Mountain backpacks). […]
RSS News from 500px
  • 14 photography composition tips that aren’t the rule of thirds 26th July 2021
    In this article, we’ll cover 14 unexpected compositional tips and camera techniques to take your photos to the next level. The post 14 photography composition tips that aren’t the rule of thirds appeared first on 500px.
  • 12 tips to help you start and grow your photography business 23rd July 2021
    In order to launch and maintain a successful career as a professional photographer, it’s important to prioritize the business side of your workflow. The post 12 tips to help you start and grow your photography business appeared first on 500px.
  • Get your own billboard in New York City 22nd July 2021
    Submit your photos now for a chance to have your photos and name on a billboard in New York City this summer The post Get your own billboard in New York City appeared first on 500px.
  • Shutter speed | The essential guide for photographers 21st July 2021
    The difference between an underexposed, overexposed, and perfectly exposed photo comes down to three factors: ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. The post Shutter speed | The essential guide for photographers appeared first on 500px.
  • Shooting licensable cityscapes and urban exploration for your commercial portfolio 21st July 2021
    The city has always served as inspiration for creatives, marketers, and brands alike, and urban photography is a timeless genre. The post Shooting licensable cityscapes and urban exploration for your commercial portfolio appeared first on 500px.
  • How similar is too similar? Creating a diverse Licensing portfolio 20th July 2021
    Here are some basic dos and don’ts to follow to ensure you have a diverse and varied commercial photography Licensing portfolio. The post How similar is too similar? Creating a diverse Licensing portfolio appeared first on 500px.
  • How to build trust in portrait photography 20th July 2021
    Mutual trust forms the foundation of every great portrait session, whether it’s a candid documentary-style shoot or a formal headshot. The post How to build trust in portrait photography appeared first on 500px.
  • New Wildlife Quest! Win 1 of 60 cash awards. 16th July 2021
    Calling all nature and wildlife photographers, this your chance to exhibit your best wildlife photography and be recognized with amazing prizes! The post New Wildlife Quest! Win 1 of 60 cash awards. appeared first on 500px.
  • Visiting the most astonishing abandoned places in the world, in photos 16th July 2021
    From famous spots to secret finds, we compiled this collection of breathtaking photos of just some of the most iconic abandoned locations around the world. The post Visiting the most astonishing abandoned places in the world, in photos appeared first on 500px.
  • Visualizing women’s health and wellness in commercial photography 15th July 2021
    Commercial photographers have a role to play in challenging stereotypes and combating gender bias in advertising for healthcare brands. The post Visualizing women’s health and wellness in commercial photography appeared first on 500px.
RSS News from Shutterstock
  • The Flower Crown: Ancient Origins and Pop-Culture Resurgence 26th July 2021
    Delve into the evolution of this delicate headwear, its humble origins in Greece, and its renaissance in Hollywood culture. The post The Flower Crown: Ancient Origins and Pop-Culture Resurgence appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • Design Tips That Every Legit Eco-Friendly Brand Needs to Know 26th July 2021
    So much “green” messaging is misleading. Here's how companies that truly care about the environment can create honest and effective branding. The post Design Tips That Every Legit Eco-Friendly Brand Needs to Know appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • How Plastic Became a Symbol of Consumerism 23rd July 2021
    Once a success story, plastic now reminds us of our growing climate crisis. Uncover how consumer's perceptions of plastic changed over time. The post How Plastic Became a Symbol of Consumerism appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • Watch: Tips for Showing “Mature Female Friendships” 23rd July 2021
    In this installment, the discussion focuses on the right (and wrong) way to show mature female friendships. The post Watch: Tips for Showing “Mature Female Friendships” appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
  • 14mm Focal Length for Filming Conversational Scenes 22nd July 2021
    Filming conversational scenes can be tricky. Let's look at how to use a wide-angle lens and NOT cause excess distortion. The post 14mm Focal Length for Filming Conversational Scenes appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
RSS Picture This: Photography Podcast
  • Why Canon will always be #1 19th July 2021
    Will canon always be the number one camera brand or will Sony pull out ahead? Which camera company is more innovative, popular, and invested in cameras? Tony & Chelsea debate which camera company will come out on top, Canon or Sony?
  • Camera Features YOU DON'T NEED 28th June 2021
     We all see the latest and greatest features advertised every time a new camera comes out but which features actually work and which ones will you benefit from having? In this episode of the Picture This! Photography podcast, Tony and I delve into each feature we have tested, the ones that have disappointed us, the […]
  • Bucket List Photography Goals 12th June 2021
    What is your dream photo experience? An African safari? A road trip across Iceland? Tony & Chelsea share their favorite photo experiences they have had and some tips on how to enjoy them yourself.
  • Break These Photography Rules! 28th May 2021
    You've learned the rules of photography: the rule-of-thirds, how to level a photo, and how to use your shutter speed to FREEZE action. But have you learned when to break the rules to create more interesting photos? In this episode of Picture This! Tony and Chelsea talk about the most common photography rules and HOW, […]
  • Mirrorless Camera MYTHS 19th May 2021
    Should you switch to mirrorless? Should you sell your DSLR and move to mirrorless before your camera loses too much value? Do mirrorless cameras have better autofocus or image quality? Tony & Chelsea review the most common myths and misunderstandings they hear about mirrorless cameras to help you make a more informed decision.
RSS News from Outdoor Photographer
  • Create Abstract Images 26th July 2021
    In every art form, specific connections can be made between real life and the given medium. A connection is a... The post Create Abstract Images appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Randy Traynor 25th July 2021
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge” by Randy Traynor. Location: St. Marks, Florida. Want to... The post Photo Of The Day By Randy Traynor appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Kristen Ryan 24th July 2021
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Moody Tetons” by Kristen Ryan. Location: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. “A gorgeous morning... The post Photo Of The Day By Kristen Ryan appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Photo Of The Day By Kathleen Wasselle Croft 23rd July 2021
    Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Milford Sound Morning” by Kathleen Wasselle Croft. Location: Milford Sound, New Zealand. Want to... The post Photo Of The Day By Kathleen Wasselle Croft appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.
  • Last Frame: There’s Something On My Foot, Isn’t There? 22nd July 2021
    “Watching these small burrowing owls is entertaining, and photographing them is a fun challenge,” says Donnell Allen. “I sat in... The post Last Frame: There’s Something On My Foot, Isn’t There? appeared first on Outdoor Photographer.