Underground Soul

In this video, photographer Chase Jarvis talks about his Seattle 100 Project, documenting the underground culture of the city, and the process of creating prints for the exhibition of the Project.

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An Alternative To The Light Tent

As a studio photographer I have a bit of a confession to make: I don’t love light tents.

As a studio photographer I have a bit of a confession to make: I don’t love light tents. You know what light tents are, right? They’re those boxes of translucent diffusion designed for photographing tabletop items. Don’t get me wrong: I know tents have their place. It’s just that some photographers can’t imagine lighting... Read more

World Traveler

Capturing iconic locations around the world for National Geographic Expeditions, photographer Jim Richardson set out on an amazing journey.

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Flatter Faces With The Right Portrait Choices

Making the right portrait choices is discussed.

I’ve been working with prolific people photographer Howard Schatz on a few projects recently, and when speaking with him about a recent cover shot on Digital Photo Pro magazine he told me about his thinking when it comes to making a beautiful portrait. “You choose your lens and light according to what you want to say,” he told me.... Read more

Surreal Motion

Lois Greenfield’s stunning images of dancers seem impossible.

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Compact Cameras For Backpacking

I’m no expert backpacker, but I do enjoy the occasional long walk in the woods

I’m no expert backpacker, but I do enjoy the occasional long walk in the woods. While I like to carry a compact camera because it’s more comfortable and convenient, it becomes crucial for serious backpackers who want to make serious pictures but don’t want to break their backs hauling around a bulkier DSLR. For a real backpacker, every... Read more

The Beauty Is In The Details

Our eyes are amazing light receptors—much more amazing than even the top-of-the-line digital SLRs.

Our eyes are amazing light receptors—much more amazing than even the top-of-the-line digital SLRs. We can see a dynamic range of about 13 ƒ-stops, while our digital cameras can only see about five or six ƒ-stops in a single image. That being said, thanks to digital darkroom tools, we can re-create, and even go beyond, that dynamic range, especially... Read more

All About Scene Modes

Harness the power of your camera’s scene modes to make better pictures in any circumstances

Your camera’s Scene modes are for amateurs, right? Not really. Scene modes can be great shortcuts that allow even professionals to make some powerful changes with the flip of a single switch. Here’s what happens behind the scenes of each mode, and how you can put them to use in your own pictures. PORTRAIT MODE   PORTRAIT MODE When... Read more

Symphony For The Eyes

Creating stunning prints of your best photographs is not only the pinnacle of photographic expression.

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Pick The Perfect Photo Printer

Photo printers come in all shapes and sizes, and even the inexpensive entry-level printers seem to make great photos.

Photo printers come in all shapes and sizes, and even the inexpensive entry-level printers seem to make great photos. So, how do you step up from “good” to “great” output that meets the needs that are most important to you? You understand the particulars of printer technology and how it jives with your workflow. Here’s... Read more

Sponsored Tip: Enhancing Local Detail

If you need precise masking (selecting exactly what parts of photo you want to adjust), you will need to take advantage of Photoshop’s more precise tools.

This tip article by Brian Dilg comes to us courtesy of New York Film Academy Photography School, where he serves as the Chair of the New York Film Academy Photography Conservatory. Dilg is an internationally published and collected photographer and award-winning filmmaker with over 20 years of professional teaching experience around the world. In... Read more

Larger Than Life

Renown photographer Steve McCurry talks about connecting with his subjects.

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