Successful Lifestyle Photography, Using Reflective Umbrellas, Using Autofocus and More Great Trending Photography Stories

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Today has been a big day for some great photography tutorials. You will find tuts on using reflective umbrellas, using auto focus for better results and a couple of interesting stories for gear nuts in our roundup today. Enjoy!

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3 Ways To Use A Reflective Umbrella
Photography is a very technical craft and, at times, the prospect of pulling all of the necessary elements together to create a great shot can lead us to overcomplicate things. However, as…
What It Takes To Be a Successful Lifestyle Photographer: An...
Gabriela Tulian is one of the most successful lifestyle photographers in the 500px Marketplace . We love the vivid way she captures simple details and memorable moments-her photos draw us…
Telling the Stories of Egypt's Endangered Journalists
I was on a bus heading back to New York when I got news from Egypt that my brother Abdullah had been released from solitary confinement. I was so overwhelmed with joy, all I could do was…
Hint Of Noir Set
Turn your images into stunning black and whites with this set of Lightroom presets.
Rabari - Encounters With the Nomadic Tribe by Mitchell...
Learn the art of travel portraiture from one of the masters of the genre.
Why I Love Wedding Photography
I'm a wedding photographer, and I love it. I don't shoot anything else and I really don't want to either. In all my career as a freelancer I have shot everything from boxing matches to…
Smithsonian Magazine's 2016 Photo Contest
The editors of Smithsonian magazine have just announced the finalists in their 14th annual photo contest, selected from more than 378,000 entries sent in from 236 countries. They've kindly…
11 Tips to Master Autofocus and Increase Your Hit Rate
I'm a firm believer that photography is a game of inches. So today I'll share with you what I've learned about mastering autofocus shooting in a variety of difficult situations. Knowing…
Why Do Photographers Need a UV Filter For Their Lenses?
It happens often: you go to buy a lens and you're offered the option of also purchasing a UV filter. But do you really need one? Photographers are often confused as to whether or not to…
Exploring Namibia - Etosha National Park
As the wheels of the land rover cracked across the dry crust of the Namibian soil I gazed across the plains ahead. It was July in Namibia and the dry season was in full swing. Arriving from…
Sigma 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art pre-production sample gallery
Sigma's 14mm F1.8 Art is best described as incredibly wide and extremely fast. It's got the low light shooters on staff excited, so we jumped all over the chance to take a pre-production…
Sigma CEO confirms that they will launch Full Frame E-mount...
Dpreview interviewed Mr. Kazuto Yamaki from Sigma. And he once again confirmed they are developing FE lenses: Yes, that's our plan. Our plan is to develop full-frame lenses for Sony E…
New low price: grey market Nikon D810 for $1,879
New grey market Nikon D810 DSLR cameras are now listed for $1,879 on eBay – a new low price. This grey market D810 camera comes with a 1 year seller warranty. Last year Nikon allowed…
The recent trend in wireless flashes has been to go bigger, but the latest light from Godox takes things in the other direction. The Wistro AD200 Pocket Flash gets its name from the fact…
Fund Your Work: Major Photo Grant Deadlines Approaching |...
Attention photographers: Deadlines are fast approaching for a number of grants and international competitions. Among them are: Project Launch Deadline: March 3, 2017 Fine-art or documentary…
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