Creating a reflection using Photoshop is one of those things that at first glance looks really hard, but really isn’t, once you break down the steps (just light Light Painting which I covered in another two part series). In this article I’m going to demystify creating a reflection, a technique that works particularly well on [...]Show More Summary
Today's post by Andreas Bergmann is about communications with your subjects and making them feel good so they look good on camera. Robyn isn’t just “a person”, she is sparkly, cheeky and silly, and it shows! So, this turned out to take...Show More Summary
Sprint Nextel said it had received permission from SoftBank to negotiate a rival acquisition offer from Dish Network. The board of Sprint Nextel has the right to terminate its existing merger agreement with SoftBank, subject to certain requirements, to accept a "Superior Offer," the company said in a statement late Monday. Show More Summary
Flickr fans may find the lure of a free terabyte attractive, but they might be put off by the accompanying advertisements that support Flickr's new free account model. A major update to the photo sharing service has completely revamped the look of accounts and restructured the way users may pay for Flickr in the future. We take a look at the changes on connect.dpreview.com.
A cover image in the latest issue of the New York Times' monthly style magazine, T, has led to an interesting discussion about the newspaper's policy on photo retouching. While editors forbid any image manipulation beyond, 'minor color-toning...Show More Summary
I guess none of you'd be surprised if we start this post by saying that location matters. In fact it is probably one of the more dominant elements of a photograph. This is pretty much what most photographers gather after a few months of shooting. Show More Summary
At last week's I/O developer conference Google announced a number of upgrades to the photo section of its Google+ social network, including features such as 'Auto-Highlight', 'Auto-Enhance' and 'Auto'-Awesome'. To make the same experience available on its mobile platform the search giant has released an upgraded Google+ app for Android. Click through to Connect to find out more.
Lindsay Adler and Erik Valind, both working professionals and educators, have written a beginner’s guide to photographic lighting with an unusual conceit at its core. By structuring a book around a list of common challenges - what they call the 'top ten worst situations' - they've created a digestible, useful 'lighting 101' guide. Show More Summary
Canadian wedding photographer and filmmaker Zachary Rose (23) takes the common saying about pets and their owners to the next step. Zachary shoots an photograph of a pet using a DSLR and then takes another photo holding the DSLR in a...Show More Summary
Our friends and collaborators over at DxOMark have recently been looking into how lenses score on specific cameras, and the latest model they've examined is the Nikon D600. In a three-part article published at the end of last week, they...Show More Summary
For the last three months or so, the U.S. government and some of its defense contractors have engaged in a war of shame on China to pressure it to cool its cyber-attacks on U.S. targets. The campaign appeared to be yielding results,Show More Summary
Apple is experimenting with 12.5-inch OLED displays. Meanwhile, Foxconn has supposedly received an iWatch order for 1,000 units.
Canadian photojournalist – Ted Grant – is quoted as saying: “When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” This quote often comes to mind when talking about portraiture and I thought it might make an interesting discussion starter. Do Ted’s [...]Show More Summary
Just posted: Our review of the Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD. In our latest lens review produced in collaboration with DxOMark, we look at Tamron's fast standard zoom for full frame cameras - the first in its class to include optical stabilisation. Show More Summary
A Guest Post by Lynsey Peterson. Nothing freaks me out like props. Every time I see a picture of flower girls holding an empty frame that is outlining a bride and groom kissing in the distance, I die a little inside. Whenever I am subjected to a photo that attempts to bring in a [...]Show More Summary
With Magic Lantern recent 24P raw video hack I thought it may be a good idea to go over each of the big manufacturers and review are the options for anyone who is trying to use a custom Firmware on their camera heya, reading this via Google reader? It is closing soon. If you are looking for alternatives, try feedly an awesome free RSS reader read more
Recently I started adding monitor calibration to my workflow and I am grateful that I did. I am using the Spyder4 Elite to do my calibration and I am going explain what it is and how it can help save your butt. heya, reading this via Google reader? It is closing soon. If you are looking for alternatives, try feedly an awesome free RSS reader read more
A Guest Contribution by Anotherphotograpbynoob.com. What this tutorial will show you In short: how I made the photo on the right become the photo on the left. In this tutorial, we will cover basic tools of the free photo editing software GIMP. Here is a quick rundown of the features covered in this tutorial: Crop [...]Show More Summary
Here is a great inspirational interview from writer / director / producer J.J. Abrams (Lost, Star Trek reboot, Armageddon). BAFTA Guru sat down for an interview with J.J. Abrams which gives a little insight into the director's thoughts. My...Show More Summary
Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post production speed by 5 to 10 times! Click here to learn more. In this article, we are going to talk about creating a develop preset that you would like to apply to all of [...]Show More Summary