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How to Discover and Embrace Your Creative Vision

Vision, as it pertains specifically to the creative process, is an incredibly abstract concept; there are dozens of different ways to define it and exponentially more ways to apply it. But what we all know for sure is that vision is one of the most — if not the most — important of all the […]


A Monster Collection of 99 Photography Tutorials, Inspiration, Reviews and Blogs

Another terrific week has just passed us by, with a lot of activity in the world of photography.  This weeks lists of links features tutorials, a review, a handful of special features and the usual list of links to terrific photography.  There is a wide range of topics covered in this weeks list, and we […]


8 Easy Ways to Become a Better Photographer

The mindful photographer should be concerned not only with acquiring skills but, more importantly, mastering those skills. Skill mastery is better perceived as a journey rather than a final destination, something that takes places over the course of a lifetime. With technological innovations persistently growing, a photographer’s skills should be expanding in due accordance. But […]


What Photographers Can Learn From The Visual Styles of These 4 Famous Movie Directors.

Movies, just like photography, vary greatly in visual style depending upon the artist behind it. Movies and photography are different fields. They vary quite a bit, since movies are motion-pictures, after all. This doesn’t mean that the visual concepts are much different, however. When movie directors draft a concept and visualize a scene, they do that in a […]


Why This Photographer Thinks You Should Watermark Your Photographs

The majority of photographers don’t like watermarking their images. Why mar the perfect balance of your picture with a distracting logo, right? Watermarks should be regarded as a necessary evil, however, and photographers and internet users alike have learned to accept it as an inevitability. In this digital age, stealing someone’s image is as simple as “right click, save as.” It […]

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Changes in EU law: loss of "Freedom of Panorama"

Pretty disturbing stuff before the European Parliament which could restrict instead of liberalising the rights to take photographs in public places. This affects anyone who takes a photograph; whether you shoot with your mobile phone or a £10,000 camera, or even if you paint a picture you are potentially breaking the law. I would urge […]


kiwi girl

Hi my name is Helen I am a kiwi born in New Zealand Live in USA. I love taking photos i whouldnt say I am a professional but I am some where between professional and a amateur. I have done photos for others. I am learning everyday. I am hook on photography love photos love […]


A portuguese in Latvia

Hi lightstalkers Hope you’re enjoying the summer. I’m on summer holiday in Latvia and while walking the old town part of Riga, Latvia I met brave Ricardo. Armed with an ukulele and a kazoo only, he’d decided to travel all of europe making money for food and gasoline by playing his music only. This very […]