Photography: Most Popular Articles
Easy instructions and shortcuts for creating the copyright symbol on a Windows and Mac computer
An explanation of leading lines. Photography.
Information on the different available printing sizes of photographs and how they compare to each other
Descriptions on the types of cameras available.
The effect of aperture and F-Stop on depth of field in photography.
How Big Can I Print My Photos? Photography.
A brief history of photography, highlighting the major events in its development.
How To Price Your Photos - A Guide On How To Price Photography
Point of View in Photography How to Use Point of View to Improve Your Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com
How to make a Facebook Timeline cover photo for your personal page or fan page
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon Pictures
Information on the parts of a camera
Free photography lesson on the benefits of horizontal and vertical photographs and when to use each in your photography for maximum visual impact.
A photography lesson on how to use the rule of thirds in photography.
How to post a photo on the About Photography forum by embedding the photo.
Forced Perspective Photography How to Create Forced Perspective Photos By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide
Megapixels - An Explanation of Megapixels and How They Affect Photos
Part of our in-depth article on camera shutter speed: What are the basics?
Information on photography rights and what different licensing means.
The best SLR digital camera for amateurs is a question that will persist as technology advances and smartphones make photography more and more accessible to the masses.
Learn about Francesco Scavullo, Cosmopolitan Magazine photographer and his half century spent photographing beautiful women.
Review of 500px.com. Is it a Flickr killer?
A free photography lesson on how to photograph the moon through a telescope
An introduction to photography and how to create great photographs.
Part 2 of our in-depth article on aperture. This part explains how to measure aperture with F-Stops. Page 2.
Someone stole your photos online? This list will show you steps to get the photos removed.
Information on understanding your camera's light meter
How to Take Great Photos With an iPhone or other camera phone
Advantages of film and digital photography compared to disadvantages of film and digital photography.
Information on Ansel Adams and his contribution to photography
Practice your photography skills with weekly photography assignments.
A detailed description of a camera lens
A step-by-step guide to night photography lesson focusing on making camera setting adjustments.
A detailed description of a camera body
Edward J. Steichen was not only the first fashion photographer, but also served as the director of Photographic Arts for the Museum of Modern Art(MOMA.) He won an Academy Award in 1945 for a documentary film he directed.
Joseph Nicephor Niépce The First Photographer. Learn how the first photograph was created and how an inability to draw led this inventor to discover the process known as photography. It took over a decade of determination to create the very first photographic image.
An explanation of the rule of thirds
Photography Composition - Natural Framing In Photography
A short introduction to what is a camera with a comparison to today's more sophisticated cameras.
Photography is all about the capturing of light. How we control the available light and add additional light when needed is basis for all photography.
Autofocus points are shown when looking through the viewfinder of most SLR and DSLRs, even a few point and shoot cameras use them. So what are they? They are designed to help you know where your camera is focusing and to let you fine where the camera focuses. This lesson with explain autofocus points and how they are used in simple terms.
Explanation of what layers are in photo editing software and how to use them.
An Introduction to Photo Essays - A free lesson on how to create Photo Essays
Review of Blueprints on Fabric. Photography.
Controversy Over. Photography.
Ansel Adams Quotes. Photography.
Is Google+ or Facebook more photographer friendly? Find out what rights you sign away just by uploading a photo.
A review of the highly popular photo photo sharing website. Does Flickr deserve to be the juggernaut of photo sharing or is it all hype?
Prom night is the biggest night of the year for a high schooler. Here are some great ideas to make your
A review of photobucket image sharing website
Discussion on whether or not nude photography can be art or if all nude photography is porn.
Underexposure in photography refers to an image where too little light was recorded
Information on common photo print sizes, what format ratios are, help choosing a picture size for hanging, details about megapixels, and help on how large you can print a picture.
Photography lesson on how to photograph fireworks
A free to read photo lesson that teach you what the blue hour is, when it will happen, and how to photograph it.
Creating Vignette in PhotoShop Elements - Inversing the Selection. Page 3.
Garry Winogrand is best known for his social documentary photographs.
Noise in a digital camera is that often annoying grainy look that makes your photos seem like they were shot in a dust storm or printed on an old dot matrix printer. This lesson will show you what causes noise and how to minimize it's effects on your pictures.
An introduction to levels and how to use to them to quickly edit photographs. This step explains how to create and adjustment layer for the level process. Page 2.
Information on understanding the most basic controls of your camera
Moon Photography - Editing Your Moon Photos
How To Take School Photos. Photography.
Guest Contributor Biography for Kate Hare, VP of Products, Photobucket
Finalist Image by Melissa Marshall for Assignment 34 - Shoes. Page 4.
An illustration comparing photo print sizes to each other with explanation.
What Not To Do When Photographing Babies
Examples of watermarked photos with instructions on how to make them
Review of Datacolor's Spyder4 Express Color Calibration System
Top 5 Sites to Play With Your Photos
Guest Contributor Biography for Serban Enache, CEO of Dreamstime
Tips on How to Photograph Severe Weather
Explanation of what airbrushing means in photography.
Information on how to get the most out of your point and shoot camera.
How to Photograph Food Coloring or Dye Dropped in Water, part of the About.com Photography Fun Photography series of tutorials.
How to easily create the Orton Effect with your digital images.
Alan Diaz spent months preparing for the photograph that would win him the Pulitzer Prize for best spot news photograph in 2000. The winning photograph was of federal agents with guns drawn entering Elian Gonzalez' family home to remove him and send him back to Cuba to be with his father.
Free Color Abstract Computer Wallpaper from About Photography
Capturing A Natural Smile - How To Photograph A Natural Smile
A photography lesson on what preset camera modes do and how to use them.
These photo tips will help you photograph the fall colors as the leaves change from green to shades of yellow, red, and orange.
How To Add A Texture To Your Photos - A Photoshop Elements Tutorial On Adding Textures
Free photography lesson on when you should and shouldn't center your subjects in photography.
Henri Cartier-Bresson is well known as the father of photojournalism. He mastered candid photography.
List of the About Photography Guide's top picks in photo sharing websites.
How do I start taking photographs is one of the first questions many new photographers ask. There is no right or wrong answer to that question but there is some basic information that can set you on the right path to quickly taking good quality photographs.
Review of the MPix.com photo laboratory service. Learn about its pros, cons, and additional information.
Motocross, or mx, photography is not difficult once you know the tricks but there are specific challenges to photographing motocross.
An introduction to photojournalism and how it differs from
While photographers can take images of almost anything, that does not mean we can publish those images. Page 3.
Mary Ellen Mark is a well known and respected photographer who has won just about every photographic award. She has documented the human condition and brought important issues to the forefront through her photography.
Finding specific accounts on Twitter can be frustrating, so here's a list of some of the best photography feeds like WTDComics, PhotoJack, and the NPPA.
Photo theft is everywhere. Learn how to watermark your photos and slow down the thieves.
A review of Portrait Professional Studio, photo editing software that is targeted specifically at facial editing.
Black And White Photography - An Introduction to Black and White Photography
A photography lesson on how to hand tint, or hand color, your black and white photographs.
Instagram All About Instagram By Liz Masoner , About.com Guide to Photography Published May 1, 2012 ©
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An explanation of macro photography
The basics on how to care for your camera
Information on Annie Liebovitz and her contribution to photography
Information on what to do if your camera lens gets wet.
Lewis W. Hine was both a sociologist and a photographer. He used his photographic talents to help elicit social reform.
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 5.
Reviews of free photography apps for iPad
An explanation of film speed. Photography.
Garry Winograd is the master of street photography. He has been showcased at the MOMA and has written several books, He focused much of his photography on candid shots done of normal people.
Review of Adobe's Lightroom 4. Photography.
Instructions on where to find copyright information on Flickr
Explanation of what the various Creative Commons licenses mean
Photo Printing Review - Review of CanvasPop.com
Moon Photography - Moon Photography Lesson and Moon Pictures
Information on what camera shake is and how to avoid it.
Moon Photography - How to Take Great Moon Photos with Foreground Images
An illustration showing how standard photo print sizes look when hung over a couch.
He is best known as a judge on Tyra Bank's hit show America's Top Model, but his career has included top fashion model, documentary director, actor, film maker, and author. Learn how Nigel Barker went from in front of the camera to behind the camera, in his long standing career in the fashion industry.
Green Eye in Photographs - What Causes Green Eye in Photographs
A photography lesson on ways to make your zoo photographs better.
Free photography lesson and tips on action photography.
Review of JOBY Gorillapod - Original Design
Top photo tips to help you get great craft photos for Ebay, Etsy, and Your Blog.
Easy to understand lesson on the use of the Sunny 16 Rule in Photography lighting.
How To Photograph Lightning
Organizing your photos – Ways to Organize your Digital Photos
Dynamic Range - What Your Eye Sees That Your Camera Does Not
These Christmas card photo ideas and tips for how to make really good ones are intended for amateur photographers and other relative newcomers to the craft.
Advice on some important questions to consider before choosing a wedding photographer.
Famous war photographer Robert Capa captures memorable images of war.
Review of the iPad camera connection kit.
Photography lessons on basic beach photography, how to photograph the ocean, and creative beach photography.
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 4.
Examples and discussion of the rule of thirds. Page 2.
A photography lesson on how take photographs in cold weather while protecting your camera and yourself from adverse conditions.
Part of the fun with photography series of tips, this tip explains how to take photos of fruit falling through water.
Free Fireworks Wallpaper Download for the 4th of July from About.com Photography
An explanation of backlighting in photography
Imogen Cunningham is one of the most well known female American photographers. She had one of the longest photography careers in history starting at 18 and taking photos until the age of 93. She is known for her floral images and her work with Vanity Fair magazine.
Definition and history of Chimping in Photography
Photo lesson on what are environmental portraits and how to take an environmental portrait
Beach Photography - Free Photography Lesson on How to Photograph the Ocean
An explanation of Contact Sheet in photography
Julia Margaret Cameron early female photographer who captured famous and not so famous faces in her portraits. Her career only spanned 11 years but her photographs will live on forever.
A photography lesson on what white balance is and how it affects your photographs.
A photography lesson on understanding photography exposure and how to use shutter speed, aperture, and film speed in conjunction with your camera's light meter.
A quick photography lesson on using reflectors in photography.
Inexpensive props for children's portrait photography.
Guest Contributor Biography for Dan Rubin, Creative Director of MOO.com
Instructions on how to resize an image using Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0
Tips for great Halloween photography.
Organizing your photos – Filing Ideas for your digital photos
Information on digital zoom vs optical zoom and how it affects your images.