Alternatives to Flickr that will get the job done

As we reported earlier that Flickr has dumped Facebook and Google sign-ins. If you’re one ...

Detailed Guide: How to shoot stars and the milky way

Astrophotography (the photographing of celestial objects and phenomena) is not everyone’s ballgame. It requires planning and a lot of patience and persistence. For example, if you know a good photographer who loves to shoot birds, you’ll see some of their shots and they’ll tell you that it took them almost a year to capture it. […]

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Low light comparison between Sony A7s and Canon 5D Mark 3

There is no denying that most of the photographers are using only two brands, Canon and Nikon. Sure, they produce extraordinary results, but is it because they’re famous? Because it seems like some other brands like Sony are also (if not at par) stepping up their game. Den Lennie uploaded a comparison video which shows […]

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Adobe shows an amazing focus selection tool coming on 18th June for Photoshop CC

Every photographer knows how important Adobe Photoshop is to them. The tool Photoshop offers are second to none. One of the most used feature is masking. Adobe has revealed a new feature (upgrade?) called “Focus masks” that will make its way to Photoshop this June. The company has uploaded this video that shows how Focus […]

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How to create your own Lightroom presets

Lightroom is probably one of the best application that is used to post process a picture. Yes, you can do a lot in Adobe Photoshop, but basic settings features that Lightroom provides are practically superb. There are times when you really like what you’ve done with a picture in Lightroom. To re-create the effect, either […]

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The budget friendly, Ultra wide angle Samyang 14mm f/2.8

  If you are looking to buy an ultra wide angle lens, there are a lot of options, prices, brands etc. Branded lenses are always costly, reliable but sometimes aren’t affordable for people who are either hobbyist or starting a new business. For example, Canon’s 16-35 f/2.8 L is one heck of an amazing lens […]

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Flash gun, a must accessory to have in your bag

When I started photography, I always thought that flash gun is useless, I preferred to shoot in sunlight with my primes. I used to think that at f/1.8, I’ll get enough light to illuminate everyone and everything. But when I had to shoot indoors, the pictures never came out “great”. It was okay, since I […]

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Can’t afford a Macro lens? Get some extension tubes

  Several months ago, I was approached by a potential client who wanted me to shoot rings. Sure, I could do that with my 85mm, I thought, but would that bring out the details? Nope. I needed a Macro lens which I couldn’t afford at that time. Luckily, I stumbled upon a forum post where […]

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Canon announces it’s own image cloud service called Irista

What a coincidence, Flickr takes out Facebook and Google Sign-in option, we post about alternatives to Flickr and the next day Canon launches their own image cloud service ‘Irista’. Yes, Canon revealed Irista, an advanced, cloud based image management service that gives its users the ability to upload and manage their pictures easily. “People are […]

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How Lens Focal Length Can Distort Your Images (VIDEO)

Check out this video that shows how focal length can distort the human face in photographs and change the background. There is a marked difference between a 200mm lens, which flatters the face and keeps the features soft

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Color Drop Photography

Color Drop Photography Tutorial (Video)

Robert Grant at LearnMyShot.com created this photography tutorial using basic props, a fish tank, glycerin, food coloring and colored gels. He uses a white board as a backdrop and gives step-by-step instructions on how to create beautiful designs in water. You have to be pretty coordinated to get these shots done because one hand has […]

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Front of the Canon eos 5D Mark III

Canon eos 5D Mark III

The Canon 5D Mark III was announced this this week.  As a 5D Mark II shooter I thought the upgrade was exciting.  The HDR mode is interesting and the new upgraded sensor is also something I would like to see compared to the 5D Mark II.  I have not got my hands on one of […]

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HDR Photography Contest

HDR Photography Contest

The Photography Contest has pulled out all the stops on the first photography contest of 2012!  Sponsored by Stuck In Customs, HDRsoft makers of Photomatix, and Topaz Labs this is an awesome HDR Photography prize package!  Trey Ratcliff of Stuck in Customs is the leader in HDR photography education.  His HDR video tutorial is the best resource for learning […]

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Monterey Bay California picture.

Monterey Bay California

A few summers ago I drove the whole state of California.  One of the stops was at Monterey California.  I was walking down by the pier at night and snagged this great reflective shot of Monterey Bay.  Do you have any reflective shots?  Share a link.

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The Grand Canyon Toroweap overlook.

The Grand Canyon

The Toroweap overlook is a remote section of the Grand Canyon.  After some research I decided it was a place I wanted to go take some pictures.  After traveling 90 miles on a dirt road I finally arrived.  The drive was grueling but the view was amazing!  What do you think?

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Amazing Stop Motion Photography Video

This is one of the most amazing stop motion photography videos I have ever seen.  Judging by its popularity I think it is one of the most amazing videos many people have seen.  

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