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Ron Leach Posted: Dec 22, 2016 0 comments

Stephen McMennamy is a photographer and creative director with a sense of humor, and his “Combophotos” project is a collection of humorous images he made by splicing together two unrelated photos into a single image. It’s a fun and simple technique you should try yourself over the coming long weekend.

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 22, 2016 0 comments

It’s not too difficult to turn a good photograph into a great one by making some simple adjustments to contrast, sharpening and toning in Lightroom. The helpful video tutorial below shows you how to do just that while retaining a natural look.

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Joe Farace Posted: Dec 21, 2016 0 comments

In my July 2016 column I posited several reasons why you shouldn’t use Adobe Flash, including blocking millions of iDevice owners from viewing your photography. Yet Flash remains popular, as you can see by one of the sites I hoped to feature this month but could not because my computer is Flash-free.

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 21, 2016 0 comments

When the weather is nice there's nothing better than an afternoon bicycle ride along the ocean, right? Well, Australian seascape photographer Che Chorley had a slightly more ambitious plan when he hopped on his bike for a 3,000-mile photo excursion along the Australian coast in winter.

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 21, 2016 0 comments

One of the allures of deep-sea fishing is that sometimes you catch something you don’t expect like these freakish creatures caught and photographed by Russian commercial fisherman Roman Fedortsov.

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 21, 2016 0 comments

Have you ever left home without an external flash, only to come upon a portrait opportunity that you had to shoot with your camera’s harsh pop-up flash? Well, as long as you keep a cheap, white balloon in your camera bag, this simple hack from the wacky Koldunov brothers has you covered.

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 0 comments

The legendary American photographer William Eggleston was a true pioneer in the potential of color photography and his quirky, eccentric portraits of everyday life can teach us all a lot about candid artistry and composition.

Ron Leach Posted: Dec 20, 2016 0 comments

Muhhammad Roem considers himself an “amateur” photographer, but you wouldn’t know that from looking at the incredible close-up images he shoots of insects and other critters.

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Ron Leach Posted: Dec 20, 2016 0 comments

As this year draws to a close, it’s time to share another wacky video from the frequently inebriated guys at TheCameraStoreTV as they reveal their picks for the best and worst camera gear of 2016. Chris Niccolls and Jordan Drake also let you in on another important choice: their favorite beer of all time.

Steve Bedell Posted: Dec 20, 2016 0 comments

When I first heard about the AlienBees DigiBee flash units, my reaction was probably mirrored by many: An AlienBees light with a digital back, what’s to get excited about? And while the new DigiBee might not have all the whiz-bang features of some of the higher-priced lights on the market, there are several hidden surprises that may make you want to take a look.

 

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