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Giulio Sciorio Posted: Mar 29, 2017 0 comments

Environmental portraits are all the rage these days in photography because they are far more revealing than a basic portrait of an individual or a simple headshot. As the name suggests, environmental portraits capture a subject within his or her typical environment such as a workplace. 

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 29, 2017 0 comments

Commercial photographer Lou Freeman specializes in fashion/glamour work and in the 4-minute video below she shows you how to make great outdoor portraits in direct sunlight.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 29, 2017 0 comments

Earlier this week we showed you how to make great portraits on the cheap with three simple setups. In the video below you’ll learn how to up your portrait game even further with 6 clever hacks that you can create for virtually nothing.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2017 0 comments

Nature photographer Brendan Pattengale employs his love of the great outdoors and a few secret techniques to capture vivid, painterly landscape photos during his travels around the world.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2017 0 comments

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and Lightroom. Here, in Episode 2, you’ll learn how to use Layer Masks to properly balance photos with both bright highlights and dark shadows.

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 28, 2017 0 comments

Last fall we ran a preview of our favorite early entries in the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA), and now the stunning winning images have been announced. The photos you see here are the best shots in each of the contest’s 10 open categories, including our lead photo by UK photographer Tim Cornbill who took top honors in the Architecture category.

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 27, 2017 0 comments

Last year we featured a mind-blowing 53,000-megapixel image that Bentley Motors created for an ad campaign. At first glance the shot looked like just another distant scenic photo of San Franscisco's Golden Gate Bridge—until you used the interactive controls to zoom in so tight you could literally see the stitching on the car’s headrest as it drove across the bridge.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 27, 2017 0 comments

Making great portraits doesn’t have to require a lot of expensive gear as you can see in the quick tutorial below from Canadian commercial photographer Nathan Elson. In less than three minutes Elson explains two indoor setups and one outdoors that are guaranteed to give you some great results.

Ron Leach Posted: Mar 27, 2017 0 comments

National Geographic photographers are pretty much the cream of the crop when it comes to travel and adventure photography. And now you can get their advice for free with this pdf download of the “National Geographic Guide to Photography.”

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Ron Leach Posted: Mar 24, 2017 0 comments

Our friends across the pond at Canon UK are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Canon’s EOS camera system with a new line of company-branded apparel and accessories. 

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