Tutorials

Remove date stamp from photo – the easy way

When a digital camera date stamps an image, it often presents a problem. Many users don’t know how to turn this feature off, or initially may even like the idea of the date stamp. But when it comes to sharing or printing the image, the […]

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Lens Hoods—Why, When, and How to Use Them

Hi, I’m Phil Steele. I get a surprising number of questions about lens hoods–these funny plastic things. “What good are they?” “Why do they come in these different shapes and sizes?” “How do I choose the right one?” “When should you use it?” “How should […]

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Music and Photography

As far as I’m concerned photography is a job for life. I can’t imagine getting bored with it; I’ll never know all there is to know, which means that I’m always learning. That said it’s not healthy to be too monomaniacal. It’s good for the […]

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A Dance With Light

Photographer Richard Patterson takes us through a session of shooting an arial silk acrobat and a dancer from the New York City Ballet

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Learn & Master Photography will make a photographer of you!

Cameras are everywhere…even in our phones! But most people are frustrated with the images they capture. Even with an expensive camera, it’s what goes on behind that camera that determines a great picture. Once you learn and apply the right skills, your images will never […]

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Create Silhouettes in Photoshop

One feature you’ll see a lot in advertising is silhouetted images generally of people or recognisable buildings. Here’s how to capture and create a silhouette image: To capture a photo to use as a silhouette place the subject so they are backlit. You can do […]

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Using a Field Monitor for Video

AdoramaTV presents DSLR Video Skills with Rich Harrington. In this episode, Rich explores the benefits of using a field monitor to clearly see what your camera is shooting. AdoramaTV features talented hosts including: Mark Wallace, Gavin Hoey, Joe McNally, Tamara Lackey, Diane Wallace, Bryan Peterson […]

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Fixing Blemishes in Lightroom

When you have an image which needs some spot fixing before printing you can often do the work in Lightroom and avoid the necessity of a round trip to Photoshop. Lightroom has both a Clone and a Heal tool available for fixing blemishes and removing […]

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Mountain Landscape Photography Tips

There are few experiences as exhilarating as trekking in a mountainous landscape. A few years ago I did a three week long trek in the Himalayas, walking a circuit of about 300 km. As you can imagine, it was a huge experience, both physically and […]

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Prophotoinsights-digital photography tutorials

Step behind the scenes on pro photo shoots with our unique digital photography tutorials . Simon Plant is an award winning UK based Location & Automotive Photographer with over 20yrs experience. He has a training site called prophotoinsights.net where he takes you behind the scenes […]

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Start Making Better Bird Pictures

At once challenging and wondrous subjects, birds are fast, elusive, biologically diverse, and can be stunningly beautiful. “There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world, and their range of behaviors is very wide,” says William Majoros, a North Carolina–based scientist and avid bird […]

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Hyperlapse Tutorial: Creating Your Own Moving Timelapse, from Start to Finish

Hyperlapse photography is an increasingly popular technique in which standard timelapse imagery is brought to life with camera movement. Rather than move the camera with a slider or with a crane, hyperlapse shots move the camera across very long distances. 19-year-old photographer Morten Rustad wanted […]

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Composition: Small Things Make a Big Difference

I’m continually astonished at how small things can have a big impact. Take the humble comma for instance. The placement of this relatively insignificant little mark can make all the difference to how legible a sentence is. Not adding a comma into the relevant place […]

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Nokia Pro Camera Tutorials for all Lumias with Amber

A nice day for Nokia fans, Amber is being pushed OTA (over the air) in many countries around the world along with the Nokia Video Trim & Video Upload plus the Pro Camera for all Lumia with the Amber update. However that doesn’t stop Nokia […]

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20 HDR Photography Tutorials to Learn This Technique in One Day

Applied with care, High Dynamic Range technique (HDR) can create amazingly beautiful photos which blur our sense of difference between reality and illusion. The intention is to properly represent a wide range of intensity levels found on real scenes, ranging from deepest shadows to direct […]

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Macro Photography: Photographing Patterns in Nature

The natural world is a wonderful source of inspiration for close up or macro photography that makes use of patterns. Some of these photos can even become quite abstract. Once you train your eye to start to look for patterns in nature, you’ll soon find […]

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Tips From a Pro : Shooting Better Sports Photos

Over a career spanning nearly three decades, Damian Strohmeyer has scored 70 Sports Illustrated covers. Five of his images appear in SI’s 100 Greatest Sports Photos of All Time. He’s shot World Series, Super Bowls (27 of them), NCAA basketball, and the Olympics. His other […]

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile is Now Here!

With Adobe® Lightroom® Mobile, your photography is going places. Now you can finally free yourself from the desktop with on-the-go, pro-grade photo editing. • Edit and organize images anywhere, anytime on your iPad or iPhone. • Enhance everything from smartphone photos to raw images. • […]

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Interviews

Martin Lawrence

After many years as a keen amateur photographer, I decided to start a small landscape photography business called Lakescenes which I ran alongside my main job as an IT Manager. As business increased, I found myself working long, but rewarding, hours just to keep up […]

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Rob Sheppard

Rob Sheppard is a naturalist, nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of over 40 books, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the […]

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Gary Hart

Gary Hart has photographed California’s natural beauty for over 30 years. Gary’s photos and writing have appeared in many publications, most recently Outdoor Photographer and Sierra Heritage magazines. You’ll also find his images in greeting cards, postcards, calendars, and many galleries and private collections throughout the world.

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Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Originally from Poland, based in London UK, Jaroslav has background in Fine Arts, degree in Architecture, and wide array of experience. Being an Architect taught him how to be resourceful and to solve complex problems with simple, yet innovative solutions. Constant passion for graphic & […]

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What's Hot

Long exposures of the night sky

Next time you’re in the countryside at night do yourself a favour: look up. If it’s clear and conditions are right you’ll see a seemingly infinite number of stars twinkling like diamonds on a sheet of black velvet. As a visual pleasure it’s hard to […]

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Dealing with Contrast

Contrast is usually at its highest when a scene is backlit. In this image there wasn’t much that could be done to lighten the shadows. I exposed so that the highlights weren’t too badly burnt out and didn’t worry too much about the shadows. Contrast […]

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Black and White Portraits : Weekend Assignment

Colour can be distracting. Stripped of colour an image is entirely about the subject (unless of course the entire point of the subject is its colour…). This is particularly true of portraiture. Black and white arguably conveys the inner soul of the subject more powerfully […]

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