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A lot of people are excited about Sony's new SD cards which are faster than anything we have seen and they went on presale last night! The other trending articles from the past 24 hours in photography include gear news and a very interesting interview with a food photography retoucher. Check them out!

Your Old 18-55mm Kit Lens is More Capable Than You Think

Your Old 18-55mm Kit Lens is More Capable Than You Think

Ever stopped and wondered why yours went back into its box or found its way into a mailing sack across the country because someone on eBay fancied it instead? The reason I ask is because…
How to use an old photography technique to create surreal Images
How to use an old photography technique to create surreal Images
I re-invented a new photographing technique. The technique is new in the digital domain but, in fact, the phenomenon itself was known since the early era of digital photography. I don't…
Peter Hurley Explains How the Inverse Square Law Applies to Photography
Peter Hurley Explains How the Inverse Square Law Applies to Photography
The inverse square law is one of the most important yet misunderstood concepts in photography. On the surface, it basically says that the intensity of a light source will decrease as you…
Rabari - Encounters With the Nomadic Tribe 
Rabari – Encounters With the Nomadic Tribe
Learn travel portraiture from one of the best.
Faded Memories Lightroom Presets
Faded Memories Lightroom Presets
Faded colours Lightroom presets.
Another Big Camera Store Fails: Why Are So Many Closing?

Another Big Camera Store Fails: Why Are So Many Closing?

40 years ago Bob Khoury and Warren Steinberg started selling used photo equipment out of a showcase in an Atlanta, Georgia, flea market. Soon they moved to a brick and mortar store which,…
The world's fastest SD cards from Sony are now on preorder!
The world's fastest SD cards from Sony are now on preorder!
The world's fastest SD cards are now available for preorder at BHphoto and Adorama: Sony 128GB card at BHphoto and Adorama. Sony 64GB card at BHphoto and Adorama. Sony 32GB card at BHphoto…
The Skillshare Class That Changed How I Think About Photography...

The Skillshare Class That Changed How I Think About Photography…

Ami Vitale at Venice Beach Documentary Photography: Capturing Places and People An Online Skillshare Class by Ami Vitale It's not every day that a National Geographic photographer invites…
Irix 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount officially...

Irix 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount officially…

Irix officially announced their 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Nikon F mount. Additional information, including press release, MTF charts, specifications and pictures can be found over at…
This photographer creates crazy Toy Stories using practical...

This photographer creates crazy Toy Stories using practical…

I'm amazed by the art talented photographers can make with toys, and one of such photographers is Mitchel Wu. He creates “Toy Stories” using the toys from the popular Pixar's franchise….
This Photographer Walked Over 2,200 Miles in the World's...

This Photographer Walked Over 2,200 Miles in the World's…

In 2015, photographer David Gaberle walked over 2,200 miles (3,600 kilometers) through some of the world's most metropolitan areas, photographing people in cities such as New York, Tokyo,…
35mm vs 28mm Lenses: A Guide To Which One You Should Choose

35mm vs 28mm Lenses: A Guide To Which One You Should Choose

The obvious answer to the question of 35mm vs 28mm lens choice is whatever suits you; but the issue is that sometimes photographers require input from others. The two classic focal lengths…
The World Of Product And Food & Beverage Retouching - Interview...

The World Of Product And Food & Beverage Retouching – Interview…

1) The blackberry- photographed by Rob Grimm for Bissinger's, art director Lauren Knobloch 2) The cereal splash- photographed by Group 360 3) Lipton Tea- photographed by Eric Johnson of…
Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount officially announced

Irix 11mm f/4 lens for Pentax K-mount officially announced

The Irix 11mm f/4 full frame lens for Pentax DSLR cameras is now officially announced. Additional information, including press release, MTF charts, specifications and pictures can be found…
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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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