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Out of the thousands of photography stories that have been published in the last 24 hours, we have picked out some of the more popular ones so you can stay up to date with the photo world.

Additional information on the new Sigma Art lenses (14mm f/1.8,...

Additional information on the new Sigma Art lenses (14mm f/1.8,…

The pricing and pre-order options for the new Sigma Art lenses that were announced last week will be announced at the end of March, here are the links: In addition to my coverage, Sigma has…
How to avoid glare when shooting portraits of people wearing glasses
How to avoid glare when shooting portraits of people wearing glasses
Whenever I see people posting questions about how to photograph people wearing glasses, they usually receive the same response. “Don't, have them take their glasses off”. This is usually…
Man Gets 30 Days in Jail for Knocking Woman Unconscious with drone
Man Gets 30 Days in Jail for Knocking Woman Unconscious with drone
The Seattle man who lost control of his drone and knocked a woman unconscious in the process has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine for his transgression.
Carnival 2017 Around the World

Carnival 2017 Around the World

Carnival season 2017 is underway across Europe and the Americas. These pre-Lent festivals, often a blend of local pagan and Catholic traditions, usher out the winter and welcome in spring….
Mom and daughter cosplay as Disney characters and create amazing photos
Mom and daughter cosplay as Disney characters and create amazing photos
From my experience, a mom and her daughter are the best team there is. And mom-daugher duo from Canada proves me right. Photographer Camillia Courts and her seven-year-old daughter Layla…
The Pop Pack of Lightroom Presets
Don't Miss the Secret of Editing Photos in Lightroom from Bleh to Wow with this discount on some of our most popular presets!
These are Nikon's Ultra-Limited Edition 100th Anniversary DSLRs...

These are Nikon's Ultra-Limited Edition 100th Anniversary DSLRs…

In case you missed the slightly over-the-top announcement video, Nikon is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. And part of the celebrations involves putting out some seriously…
The New Imagely NextGEN Lightroom Plugin Will Rock Your World
The New Imagely NextGEN Lightroom Plugin Will Rock Your World
The new Imagely NextGEN Lightroom Plugin will help you publish photos directly from Lightroom to your WordPress site. Check it out.
The Best Budget Lenses For Each Mirrorless System

The Best Budget Lenses For Each Mirrorless System

Budget lenses are a necessity for amateur and semi-professional photographers. Not everyone can afford to drop $1,000+ on a brand new lens, so the budget oriented shoppers look for lenses…
Sony Put that Insane 960fps Sensor In Their New Xperia XZ Phones
Sony Put that Insane 960fps Sensor In Their New Xperia XZ Phones
Remember Sony's crazy smartphone image sensor we told you about earlier this month? Well that sensor, which can shoot up to an insane 1,000fps in HD, is already making an appearance in…
How to Use a Rangefinder Camera For the Best Results
Fact: If you think you know how to use a rangefinder, you're probably using a rangefinder camera completely wrong-or at least inefficiently. Lots of photographers think they can't be…
3 Quick Instagram Photography Styling Tips

3 Quick Instagram Photography Styling Tips

Working with static subjects can be surprisingly difficult. For photographers accustomed to working with live models, styling details by hand can be a challenging hurdle to overcome….
Fstoppers Interviews Dave Hill, Professional Commercial...

Fstoppers Interviews Dave Hill, Professional Commercial…

I started my journey in photography back in 2011. Since then, there are only a handful of photographers that I have really paid attention to in terms of actively keeping up with their work….
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What We Recommend to Improve Your Photography Fast

It's possible to get some pretty large improvements in your photography skills very fast be learning some fundamentals. Consider this the 80:20 rule of photography where 80% of the improvements will come from 20% of the learnable skills. Those fundamentals include camera craft, composition, understanding light and mastering post-production. Here are the premium guides we recommend.

  1. html cleaner  Easy DSLR –  Friend of Light Stalking, Ken Schultz has developed this course over several years and it still remains the single best source for mastering your camera by identifying the main things that are holding you back.
  2. Word to html  Understanding Composition – As one of the core elements of a good photograph, getting your head around composition is essential. Photzy's guide to the subject is an excellent introduction. Their follow-up on Advanced Composition is also well worth a read.
  3. Word to html  Understanding Light – Also by Photzy, the other essential part of photography is covered in this epic guide and followed up in Understanding Light, Part 2. This is fundamental stuff that every photographer should aim to master.
  4. Word to html  5 Minute Magic Lightroom Workflow – Understanding post production is one of the keys to photographs that you will be proud of. This short course by one of the best in the business will show you how an award-winning photographer does it.

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography pushed him into building this fantastic place, and you can get to know him better here.

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