Latest in Photography
  • Darius Kwak
    Published 3 days ago
    An Afternoon with Joselito

    An Afternoon with Joselito

    November 19th, 2020. After a long day of work as a school photographer for Lifetouch, I took my passion of photography and integrated it into life outside of the 9 to 5. Joselito: friend of my beautiful girlfriend, and I finally had the opportunity to meet, take photos, and pick each other’s brain after weeks of back and forth on Instagram.
  • Erik Tilbud Olsen
    Published 3 days ago
    The story of photography

    The story of photography

    Photography is not old - It came into the world in the middle of the 19th century. It soon became a craft with apprenticeship and journeyman's certificate. To understand some of the following stories, it is necessary to first know a little about the history of photography.
  • Julienne Holmes
    Published 3 days ago
    My interpretation of Double exposure Photography

    My interpretation of Double exposure Photography

    I've always thought that double exposure photography, done with either Coreldraw or Adobe Photoshop, was really neat. And so I really wanted to do it myself. Yet, I'm on a fixed income and can't afford to purchase either one of these two graphic design programs. That's where GIMP comes in. It's a free drawing/graphic design program. Just what someone, like me, needs who either has no or little amounts of money in the bank.
  • Patricia H
    Published 4 days ago
    Taking Photos Using a Lens Ball

    Taking Photos Using a Lens Ball

    About a year ago, I got a crystal ball, or lens ball (people use both terms, apparently interchangeably), to play with photographically, because I had seen so many amazing photos using them that I was jealous, and wanted to try my hand. They are available in a variety of places, including Amazon, so getting one was not hard at all.
  • Denise Langenegger
    Published 4 days ago
    Outdoor Photography’s Benefits to Mental Health: Spotlight on The Mandagies

    Outdoor Photography’s Benefits to Mental Health: Spotlight on The Mandagies

    Stay-at-home rules have made it challenging to enjoy some of our favorite outdoor activities but The Mandagies, a husband-and-wife travel photography blog in the Pacific Northwest, shows us that it can be done. In fact, it should be done -- our mental health depends on it!
  • Zach Doehler
    Published 5 days ago
    Going Wide with the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6

    Going Wide with the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6

    This review is for the Venus Optics Laowa 10mm-18mm f/4.5-f/5.6 Sony FE lens. This was kindly sent to me by Laowa for testing purposes. I am not sponsored or being paid to write this review. However, there will be a couple affiliate links at the top and bottom of the page to check out this lens for yourself.
Staff Picks
  • Zach Doehler
    Published 5 days ago
    Going Wide with the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6

    Going Wide with the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6

    This review is for the Venus Optics Laowa 10mm-18mm f/4.5-f/5.6 Sony FE lens. This was kindly sent to me by Laowa for testing purposes. I am not sponsored or being paid to write this review. However, there will be a couple affiliate links at the top and bottom of the page to check out this lens for yourself.
  • Sophie Owens
    Published 6 days ago
    Teenage photographer Sterling Chandler Behind the Scenes for Gucci and Dazed film

    Teenage photographer Sterling Chandler Behind the Scenes for Gucci and Dazed film

    Sterling Chandler, the teenage music and fashion photographer took to Instagram last Saturday sharing incredible behind the scenes images from a recent mini film series for Dazed Magazine and Gucci. Sterling was the Behind the Scenes photographer in addition to Assistant Director.
  • Claire Petersen
    Published 14 days ago
    4 Fun Self Portrait Ideas to Try in Lockdown

    4 Fun Self Portrait Ideas to Try in Lockdown

    With much of the world in lockdown right now, budding photographers out there might wonder... how can I improve my portrait photography skills when I can't leave the house? Well, I'm here to tell you that you don't need to work with a model to up your photography game: you can be your own subject! Let's take some #advancedselfies!
  • Daniela Bishop
    Published about a month ago
    Second Place in Cursed Images Challenge
    Ghostly Girl

    Ghostly Girl

    I’ve always been passionate about photography. Especially black and white darkroom photography. There’s something intriguing about the way film catches a moment in time, and then everything keeps moving. Photography wasn’t always so readily available. Nowadays everybody has their hands on a way to take photos, but in high school when all I had was a flip phone, I enjoyed using analog film.
  • Hannah B
    Published 2 months ago
    Ghost Photo Shoot: The Greatest Fall Trend Yet.

    Ghost Photo Shoot: The Greatest Fall Trend Yet.

    If you don't love fall, Halloween, or both, I am guessing you're dead inside and we would never be friends, so you can actually get lost. Unless you enjoy reading articles written by people that don't like you... which I sort of respect in a weird way, so I guess you can stay. You don't need my approval. You go, girl*
  • Layzr Quill
    Published 2 months ago
    Thank You, Peter McKinnon for Being An Inspiration

    Thank You, Peter McKinnon for Being An Inspiration

    Sometime in 2018, I got obsessed with mobile phone photography; a friend had bought Moment lenses, and his Instagram feed was one I couldn't take my eyes off.
Art
  • Romeo Tomescu
    Published 13 days ago
    The re-birth of photography

    The re-birth of photography

    I am going to write here about our inability to adapt to change. But wait, this is supposed to have an optimistic tone. OK then, I'll write about my hope that we will be able to adapt to the new way people see the world around them, as photographers.
  • Ruben Dorame
    Published 19 days ago
    Street Photography Skills

    Street Photography Skills

    The beauty in Street Photography As an aspiring photographer, I am aesthetically drawn to the style, colors, and shadows of low light photography. There is just something about the way colors pop at night that has a magnetic pull to my eyes while also creating a sense of mystery and beauty at the same time.
  • Sara Aulds
    Published 20 days ago
    Where’s the Party At? – Music Video BTS

    Where’s the Party At? – Music Video BTS

    Here we go again! Another music video in the books. This Halloween, Quinn Dorian released her new single Where’s the Party At on YouTube with a music video filmed (with the assistance of Josiah Smithe) and edited by yours truly! This project was hilariously funny and a blast to edit.
Camera
  • Simulacra Studio Photography & Design Limited
    Published 6 days ago
    4 Kinds of Camera Lenses and When to Use them

    4 Kinds of Camera Lenses and When to Use them

    It is often quoted that in any beautiful picture, the skills of the photographer matter more than the camera used by them. This is certainly true to some extent. A person who is creative, experienced, and knows how to handle a camera well can even use their decades old devices to take good pictures.
  • Natosha J Selsky
    Published 7 days ago
    My Camera

    My Camera

    My Camera Back when I started to investigate doing copywriting and blogging as a career, I didn’t think that I would be using my camera. I wrote an article about tomatoes and posted it on Vocal. I could not submit my article with out a picture so that is when the light bulb in my head turned on and I thought I can use my camera and take the picture myself. I can turn my hobby into something to help support my writing career. Instagram, Facebook, and Tumbler I can do all my own pictures and story idea. I am not sure how well t will go.
  • Sam Crotty
    Published 12 days ago
    The How-To's of Capturing the Best Photos With Your Phone

    The How-To's of Capturing the Best Photos With Your Phone

    If there is one thing I’ve learned throughout my years of photography: it is that you don’t need a fancy, expensive camera to get amazing pictures. Having studied photography and videography in college, I love having a camera and being able to take beautiful photos. However, there are a lot of times that I don’t want to carry around my camera because it’s heavy, expensive, and I can still get some beautiful pictures without it.
Career
  • Denise Langenegger
    Published 8 days ago
    6 Types of Photography You Can Earn Money With In 2021

    6 Types of Photography You Can Earn Money With In 2021

    Sometimes it’s easy to assume that the best photographers are shooting adverts for Nike every other week, but this is rarely the case. Those huge clients only come along once every so often and most of their time is spent improving their craft or photographing some of the genres listed below.
  • Brayden Ortman
    Published 13 days ago
    What's In My Camera Bag

    What's In My Camera Bag

    One of the best and most intriguing topics of discussion in media is what other photographers so secretly hide withing their bags. There is no doubt that some photogs will hold quiet judgements based on the gear you carry. However, although many creators want to declare there is a clear line between how you utilize gear and which gear you have, the grounds are still reasonably blurry. The truth behind the subject is simple: some gear is far better than others, and generally, experienced photographers can distinguish the difference between beginner DSLRs and professional full-frames.
  • Happy Face Emoji
    Published 18 days ago
    The Introvert Photographer: Can a Shy Photographer Be Successful?

    The Introvert Photographer: Can a Shy Photographer Be Successful?

    Any introvert will know the anguish of trying to overcome their natural inclination to be alone so they can do big things in their lives. This is true of any introvert, but this perhaps goes double for photographers.
Editing
  • Claire Petersen
    Published 26 days ago
    How To Edit Warm, Bright Photos For Instagram Using Lightroom

    How To Edit Warm, Bright Photos For Instagram Using Lightroom

    After years of tweaking, I've settled on a system for a beautiful, bright Instagram feed. And today I'm sharing this system step-by-step! Grab a cup of tea and get your creative cap on, it's time to edit some photos!
  • Amena Mulla
    Published 28 days ago
    Top Mobile Photography Apps for Shutterbugs

    Top Mobile Photography Apps for Shutterbugs

    Clicking a photo had been a tedious and time-consuming operation in earlier days. Yet thanks to modernized mobile technologies today for delivering first-rate cellular imaging apps and picture editing apps that enable you to render your life’s precious moments much more spectacular. Even you can grab them into pocket-sized smartphones.
  • Shimray
    Published about a month ago
    How to remove image background in under 5 seconds

    How to remove image background in under 5 seconds

    I'm not good at Photoshop and I also don't have a subscription to Photoshop software. But very often while making websites, I need to remove the image background to blend well with the website design.
How To
  • Darius Kwak
    Published 3 days ago
    An Afternoon with Joselito

    An Afternoon with Joselito

    November 19th, 2020. After a long day of work as a school photographer for Lifetouch, I took my passion of photography and integrated it into life outside of the 9 to 5. Joselito: friend of my beautiful girlfriend, and I finally had the opportunity to meet, take photos, and pick each other’s brain after weeks of back and forth on Instagram.
  • Julienne Holmes
    Published 3 days ago
    My interpretation of Double exposure Photography

    My interpretation of Double exposure Photography

    I've always thought that double exposure photography, done with either Coreldraw or Adobe Photoshop, was really neat. And so I really wanted to do it myself. Yet, I'm on a fixed income and can't afford to purchase either one of these two graphic design programs. That's where GIMP comes in. It's a free drawing/graphic design program. Just what someone, like me, needs who either has no or little amounts of money in the bank.
  • Zach Doehler
    Published 5 days ago
    Going Wide with the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6

    Going Wide with the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6

    This review is for the Venus Optics Laowa 10mm-18mm f/4.5-f/5.6 Sony FE lens. This was kindly sent to me by Laowa for testing purposes. I am not sponsored or being paid to write this review. However, there will be a couple affiliate links at the top and bottom of the page to check out this lens for yourself.
Product Review
  • Patricia H
    Published 4 days ago
    Taking Photos Using a Lens Ball

    Taking Photos Using a Lens Ball

    About a year ago, I got a crystal ball, or lens ball (people use both terms, apparently interchangeably), to play with photographically, because I had seen so many amazing photos using them that I was jealous, and wanted to try my hand. They are available in a variety of places, including Amazon, so getting one was not hard at all.
  • Amy Hernandez
    Published 2 months ago
    Making Visual Magic with eMotimo's Spectrum ST4

    Making Visual Magic with eMotimo's Spectrum ST4

    With the current surge of technology, available it is no surprise that the quality of filmmaking efforts has increased as well. But as we all know, creating a movie is like painting a masterpiece, it requires hard work and specific tools to make that work of art come to life. For that reason you have to try out different mediums or camera equipment in this case, to figure out which one will help convey your message the best.
  • Graphic Design Eye
    Published 2 months ago
    Best clipping path services

    Best clipping path services

    Clipping path is the process of removing the background of any unwanted object from an image. Suppose, you’ve captured a nice photo but there may have something that you don’t want in your photo. There comes the importance of the clipping path. There are many tools in Adobe Photoshop for doing the clipping path services like the pen tool, lasso tool, magic wand tool, the quick selection tool, and much more.