How To Blur A Photo Background On iPhone Or AndroidHaving a blurry background can make the subject stand out when it comes to photography and it can be a powerful compositional tool to draw attention to the subject. You will be able to capture images with blurry backgrounds even using a smartphone (an iPhone or an android phone) that you have in hand. It may seem difficult to achieve that effect, but With the right techniques, some creative thinking and visual perception it is quite easy.
AI Image Generator Comes to ShutterstockWe’ve got more artificial intelligence news for you and today’s headline involves Shutterstock, the “world's leading creative platform for transformative brands and media companies,” and an AI image generator that “allows anyone to create high-quality visuals by simply describing what they're looking for — worry-free, one-of-a-kind, and ready in seconds.” If it all seems like […]
How To Shoot Infrared PhotographyInfrared photography is cherished for its surreal vibe – it can make trees radiant pink or white and skies dark or with unusual color casts. This otherworldly quality can turn your landscapes into beautiful dreamscapes – infrared photography is definitely worth the effort! This type of photography captures the spectrum of light humans can’t detect […]
Inspiring Night Photography: How To Capture Powerful Images At NightThere is something quite magical about images taken at night, isn’t there? Night photography, especially late-night photography, can often convey a sense of calm and tranquillity that we rarely see at other times of the day. But there is so much more to night photography than taking a simple photograph of a lit-up building. We […]
Microsoft Extends Partnership with DALL-E Makers OpenAIIt’s hard to tell where the future of photography may go with artificial intelligence becoming ever more prevalent. But if Microsoft’s recent move is any indication, AI is certainly not going away and is probably going to become ever more intertwined with daily life as we not – photography or not. For those of you […]
Backlit Architecture And Chilly Winter Scenes – Don’t Miss Our Latest UpdatesPhotography has the power to lighten up our lives, and what a great thing it is to start our days by seeing some beautiful images in the comfort of our seats! Here is our weekly wrap-up – where you'll find finely curated photos from the general chit-chat blended with some creative shots from Tersha's 626th […]
Instagram Adds a “Do Not Disturb” Feature to Help Users Better Focus Their TimeSocial media can be a bit much sometimes. And when that happens, Meta hopes you’ll opt to use Instagram’s quiet mode to give yourself some peace from all the commotion in your DMs. In essence, the new “Quiet Mode” is a “do not disturb” sign for your social media account, silencing notifications and sending out […]
Getty Images Sues Stable Diffusion Over Alleged Content ScrapingArtificial intelligence is the latest buzzword in our part of the world and elsewhere. It seems like firms can’t get enough of it whether it is a chatbot spouting out English missives or a tool generating scenes out of whole cloth, artificial intelligence is more than impressive, it can be downright scary. But how did […]
The Best Photography Software For 2023If your looking for the best photography software of 2020, then this rundown will help you out. With so many options, here's a photographer's take.
Sell Your Prints on Flickr with Latest UpdateMonetization. It’s a word that’s nearly inescapable if you create content for the Internet. And, for photographers and videographers, every last bit helps which is why Flickr’s recent announcement of its print-selling service is being so eagerly welcomed by the community. You see, you could order prints of your own photos on Flickr for quite […]
21 Magical Photos Of IciclesWinter season brings us many exciting opportunities to improve our photography or try something creative and step out of our comfort zone. Snow is somewhat tricky to photograph because it's easy to overexpose images with snow or have issues picking the right white balance, but how about icicles? They are beautiful because they are very […]
Why Scale Is Important In Outdoor PhotographyStonehenge. A majestic, mysterious, and over 5000 years old. All very well, but what has this got to do with photography, I hear you ask. If you have ever met anyone that has been to Stonehenge, or indeed if you have been yourself, there is one recurring theme in people’s thoughts of it. It’s relatively […]
Bold Still-Life Shots And Unusual Landscapes – Check Out Our Latest Community UpdatePhotography has the power to lighten up our lives, and what a great thing it is to start our days by seeing some beautiful images in the comfort of our seats! Here is our weekly wrap-up – you'll find finely curated photos from the general chit-chat blended with some creative shots from Tersha's 625th challenge […]
Monetize Your Photos on Twitter with New Coins FeatureThe social media wars might have cooled down somewhat with the souring fortunes of the parent companies but they’re still as competitive as ever. And while Twitter hasn’t made the headlines lately because of its aggressive moves to court new users (instead courting controversy more than anything else), this latest possible move might indicate that […]
The 10 Best Photography Apps Of 2023Any half serious mobile photographer is eventually going to be curious about the best photography apps for their phone.
The Best Gifts For Photographers For 2023 (Cheap Through To Expensive)Here is a list of gifts for photographers that contains something for everyone.
Like Everything Else These Days, Kodak Film Prices Set to Rise in 2023One of the recurrent themes in headlines across the world is the rising cost of goods and services from food to fuel to gadgets. Of course, hand-in-hand with this phenomenon is the consistent demand for products with a constrained supply whether due to high demand, manufacturing issues, or some combination of the two. Naturally, our […]
23 Inspirational Winter Photographs To Get Your Gear Out This SeasonWinter is a great time to capture magical photographs from snowy landscapes to stunning portraits and macros, this is a time of the year when the light is also soft helping with capturing compelling shots especially during the golden hour. Winter photos will work great if you create contrast like the golden sunlight, or contrast colours on subjects or their outfits, etc.
South Korean Company Using Photos and Videos to Create AI Versions of Deceased RelativesSaying goodbye to loved ones is never easy. But, for a company in South Korea, making this process easier is also an opportunity to develop some pretty sophisticated AI technology. Using videos and photos of a deceased relative, the company called DeepBrain develops what they call re:memory which is the platform for their recreations of […]
Here Is A List Of The 25 Best Lightroom Plugins of 2023Here we take a look at the best Lightroom plugins for 2022. We hope this helps you find a plugin that will enhance your post-process experience.