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A famous photo of a child in a Carolina cotton mill by Lewis Hine in 1908

These 20 famous photographs are significant in history each for their own reason. Read to find out more about them and how photography has literally changed history in many cases.

Using flash can be one of the most challenging things to learn as a new photographer. Getting into off-camera flash can seem infinitely complicated and confusing but it's not really. I've found three good videos on this topic to help you out. In this first video, the photographer, Eric Rossi, goes over the gear you need ... [Read more]

Are you confused over the differences between crop sensor and full frame cameras? Have your eyes already glazed over? Here is an article to help beginner photographers understand this complex issue so you can get on with taking better photos.

If you're looking for a simple method for processing your RAW files here is an option you might want to check out. If you're already using Luminar, this is a good quick-start guide to help you navigate the options.

This is a common time of year to do an overhaul and a good spring cleaning, and it applies to photographers as well. Here are some tips to help you do some photography spring cleaning and get ready for the shooting season ahead. In short, these are the things you will want to do: Clean ... [Read more]

Ever wondered what the difference was between a photo walk, a photography workshop and a photo tour? Seems a lot of people wonder the same thing. Here's the explanation for what to expect for photo events of just those sorts.

I've been here in Medellín, Colombia for almost 6 weeks now, and want to share some of my travel photography of this amazing city and country with you.

This is a step-by-step tutorial for doing exposure blending in Photoshop quickly and easily using s simple to follow technique. You will learn how to get the best, most natural looking final images possible when combining bracketed images.


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