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What's in an Upgrade?

Earlier this year, spring to be more exact, I was cutting through a small wooded lot to a lake shore to photograph a cabin across the lake. Well I ended up falling on my camera and what was even worse is that my intended subject was not even visible from the location I had chosen. As it turned out, the fall absolutely trashed my Tamron 28-300mm and cracked the lens mounting structure of my Canon T2i. I easily replaced the Tamron through B&H for $145.00 (used) but the camera was another…


Added by Dwight Schofield on November 8, 2015 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

"Fine Art " Photography

Can somebody describe what "Fine Art " Photography is. I do know what Fine Art is all about, but what i see under Fine Art Photography is something different.

Please explain somebody.

Added by Dieter Rowe-Setz on October 7, 2015 at 12:26am — 5 Comments

5 Great Winter Photography Tips Revealed

During the winter, we don’t go outside much. We rather feel cozy sitting in front the fireplace and enjoy the view of the snow-laden streets. There’s another side to winter that many of us aren't aware of; it’s an excellent season for photographers.

Last winter, I took…


Added by Tristan Taylor on October 5, 2015 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Slutwalk Toronto 2011

The first Slutwalk protest and march which was organized in Toronto, Ontario on April 3 2011.

I spent time over the summer months going through a couple of storage drives and reprocessing some older pics that I liked. NOW comes the fun part of organizing and posting the new sets of old photos :)

Original photography from 2011 using a Canon EOS T1i. Reprocessed in 2015 using Silver EFEX Pro as a Lightroom plugin for the B&W conversion.

Thanks for looking…


Added by Brian Carson on September 11, 2015 at 3:51am — No Comments

Fun with Photoshop

I have been having fun playing around with images in Photoshop where I take a picture of what is obviously a painting, and add images of people. It takes a bit of planning and posing to get the angles right, but makes for interesting pictures.

In this case, we have a Paris street scene by Joseph Lin, into which I…


Added by Peter Wood on September 10, 2015 at 10:55pm — 9 Comments

Couple Shots

In October I'm going to do a photo shoot for a couple and being newer to the photography world, I need some tips and advice on poses! We'll be out in the country as well. 

Added by Julia Obermier on September 8, 2015 at 7:04am — 1 Comment

Toronto Architecture Photography on 2015.08.02

Architecture photography from in and around the Toronto Ontario area.

All photos are original photography using a Canon EOS 60D body with a Sigma 17-70mm f2.8 DC Macro OS lens and Silver EFEX Pro as a Lightroom plugin for the B&W conversions.

Top to bottom:

• Roadside Antiques Shop in Torrance Ontario

• Apartment Buildings At Sunset From The Pape St Bridge

• Art Gallery of Ontario Exterior Stairs

• Ashbridges Bay Water Treatment Plant No…


Added by Brian Carson on August 2, 2015 at 6:33am — 6 Comments

Ways to Take Great Candlelight Pictures

Have you ever attempted capturing a candlelit scene with the help of digital camera?

The result can be quite stunning! The warm glow of flame reflecting off the face of your subject! The darkness creeping in to get a grip on the lighted space!

However, shooting in low light is…


Added by Tristan Taylor on July 30, 2015 at 2:42am — 2 Comments

Smart Techniques to Choose the Best Camera Angle for Food Photography

Angle! That’s probably one of the most important features of good photography. No matter what you are clicking, it’s extremely important to get the angle of the picture right. Only then you can create a personal perspective of the picture. This holds true for almost all kinds of photography. Food…


Added by Sukaina Rajabali on July 26, 2015 at 11:22pm — No Comments

5 Effective Open Source Photo Editors

Most of the people will think that Adobe Photoshop is all they need to edit their images perfectly. But what if you don't have enough money to buy a license software that can do the magic for your photos. Beginners, both designer and photographer can still enjoy the experience of editing without the need of spending hefty price for a software. You should be thankful with our advance technology.…


Added by Dana Kurt on July 9, 2015 at 1:45am — No Comments

Strange Photography Tricks for You

Photography is creative and you can have fun experimenting with several strategies.

Love clicking pictures of different things?

You should try out different types of strategies. It can even include a few strange photography tricks that can work perfectly for you.

Here are some cool but…


Added by Tristan Taylor on June 28, 2015 at 11:10pm — 2 Comments


Photoshop fun.

Added by A.ram on June 19, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment


the day is nothing but the availability of light if their is no light then it is known as night but every thing around as is not real like human feelings expressions every thing matters with the attitude you show to others and for me sun is the expression and night is the…


Added by Dhanunjay Dhanu on June 13, 2015 at 10:17am — No Comments

Copyrighted or Open Source?

I found this photo on the internet on and then found this website and "National Park Buffs The Photography Network PictureSocial" below it.

 I see where it can be downloaded, but I do not see any credits for it. The downloaded file also has and a string of letters with it. 

 I joined this wonderful site just to find out if  anyone knows if this…


Added by patti ruegamer on June 1, 2015 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment


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Added by Photo Editing Company on May 17, 2015 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

Photo Editor – 6 Ways to enhance your photos using Photoshop

You’ve taken photos carefully, but sometimes it can’t be avoided that sometimes you took photos imperfectly. So, you are trying to figure it out on how to edit your photos to look perfectly shoot using Adobe Photoshop.

Learn 6 simple ways to enhance your photos.

  • Fix the dull and bad color balance – Adjust brightness to lighten or darken the photos while use contrast to adjust the difference to balance in brightness between the lightest and darkest…

Added by Photo Editor Company on May 13, 2015 at 11:01pm — 2 Comments

Fuji X systems.

How many of us own mirrorless cameras ?

Added by Aaron Wigfall on May 10, 2015 at 4:47pm — 4 Comments

Mobile Phone Photography

Making best use of mobile camera to shoot photographs.

Added by TenZin Namgay on May 8, 2015 at 6:43pm — 1 Comment

In Search of Light: Guide to Camera Settings for Night or Low Light Photography

Photography is nothing but painting with light. That is why a photographer needs to conduct a study of the exposures to various light conditions before the commencing the actual photography session.

For low light or night photography, however, the camera settings need to be adjusted carefully. Exposure is all…


Added by Tristan Taylor on May 5, 2015 at 11:18pm — 2 Comments

Good Morning New Zealand


Added by Irene Drawman on May 2, 2015 at 11:44pm — 1 Comment

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