1000+ Photo Overlay Effects to Create Stunning Images

Refining your techniques and post-processing workflows as a photographer can take years of practice and effort, both in finding your creative niche with your photos and learning the advanced software used for editing. With modern technology and smart phones making it convenient for anyone to take a picture, professional photographers are being challenged to work harder at … [Read more...]

100+ Can’t-Miss Free Photoshop Actions and Presets

Photoshop actions can be a huge timesaver for the photo editing process. They can also help you to achieve looks and effects that you may not know how to accomplish from scratch. Implementing Photoshop actions into your workflow can help you work more efficiently and improve the end result. And, as a bonus, they can be a fun way to experiment. While there are a lot of … [Read more...]

55 Beautiful Flower Pictures for Your Inspiration

Flowers hold such magic for most people. Maybe it's the delicate beauty people are most drawn to, or their symbolical meaning. They can make you think of love, spring, or life renewed--all beautiful things. Regardless of their appeal, they make great photography subjects. You can focus on shooting a set of amazing macro flower pictures. Or, you can use them as lovely … [Read more...]

Bike Photography: Ideas and Tips for Cycling with Your Camera Gear

As a photographer we all have problems relating to the traveling with camera gear. Is it light enough? Compact enough? Do I need this? What about that lens? And the list goes on and on. I am presented almost daily with this challenge, but on a new level! I am a cycling photographer, “and....?” I hear you say? Well I don’t mean a touring bike with 15kg of saddle bags and … [Read more...]

230+ Free Lightroom Presets You Will Love

Speeding up your post-processing workflow will allow you to spend more of your time taking photographs and less time editing them in Lightroom and/or Photoshop. For Lightroom users, making use of develop presets can be an excellent way to reduce the amount of time you spend in Lightroom. When it comes to presets, you can either create your own or use those created by others. … [Read more...]

35 Clever Examples of Toy Photography

You don't need to have kids to love photographing toys. They're simple, versatile, and rich with creative possibilities. They're great in all seasons, all types of weather, and all kinds of photography. One reason why toys are such great subjects is because of their personality. Unlike other objects, toys seem to have feelings. In some ways, they're more like people than … [Read more...]

20 Wonderful Examples of Winter Photography

Winter photos can be hauntingly beautiful. Snowy landscapes, frozen water, bare tree branches...  There are countless winter scenes worth photographing. However, cold weather can also be tough to shoot photos in. Besides getting frozen fingers, you might struggle with poor lighting, bland colors, and dead batteries. These conditions can make you feel like going back inside, … [Read more...]

2018 Photography Challenge: 52 Places to Photograph

In 2017, we created a Photography Challenge with 52 subjects to photograph throughout the year. Some of you took on this challenge and shared all your shots with us. We loved seeing your creativity, dedication, and cool photos, so we decided to do the same thing for 2018, only with a twist. Instead of photographing specific subjects, the 2018 Photography Challenge focuses on … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Be A More Creative Photographer In The New Year

Staying creative and innovative can be a challenge when you've been in photography for a while. At some point, you may get the feeling that you've taken every possible photo and that there's no reason to keep going. Because you've stopped growing creatively, you're at risk of losing your passion for your job or hobby. One way to rekindle your love for photography is to focus … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for Shooting in the Snow

When snow begins to fall, you might not think that now is a phenomenal time to break out your camera and take photographs. But it is. The snow, like the rain, can give you unique scenes and beautiful subjects to photograph. However, snow also comes with some challenges. Your photos can end up colorless and disappointing if you don't use the right techniques. For a higher … [Read more...]