The Leica Thumbar brings a classic soft-focus look to digital cameras

The analog look in photos has been a desired look for film photographers so Leica has introduced the Thumbar lens to bring back that soft-focus look to your digital camera.

The Leica Thumbar isn’t designed for maximum sharpness, but for recreating the soft effect from a classic 1935 lens.

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Finding the Perfect Composition When All Seems Lost

Don’t give up. When a image isn’t coming together, look for another viewpoint.

Here’s a 20-minute video in which Serge Ramelli shows how he captured some beautiful fine-art photos of hot air balloons at a festival, even though the pho

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The Yashica Y35 is a ‘digiFilm’ Camera with Pretend Film Rolls

The Y35 Yashica is retro to the max. Will this camera inspire a new generation of digital photography?

Yashica spent weeks teasing an “unprecedented” return to the camera world last month, and today the famed camera brand finally unveiled its new creation. T

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Shooting Portraits in a Bedroom with a Reflector and Natural Light

These natural light bedroom photos are stunning.

Here’s an inspiring 5-minute behind-the-scenes video by photographer Irene Rudnyk, who shot a series of gorgeous portraits in a bedroom using only natural

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Has Behind the Scenes Become More Important Than the Final Photos From a Photoshoot? | Fstoppers

Sometimes the journey to the best photos are more interesting than the actual image. Or so trends suggest.

There has been an increasing trend over the last few years that many newer photographers have latched onto. That trend is how important it is to tell the story “of” the photoshoot rather than just conducting the shoot itself. I’ve been noticing a very specific shift in priority from a time when it was all about the final images to a balance between shooting and behind the scene to our modern world where it can often be surprising how often behind the scenes actually seems to be the true product of a photoshoot.

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Skip the studio and shoot like a pro with our favorite lenses for portraits

Top rated portrait lenses for each platform.

Looking for the best lenses for portrait photography for your mirrorless or DSLR camera? Here are a few of our favorites.

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How to Shoot Trees, Mushrooms, and Rivers in Woodlands

These woodland photography tips are great for overcast days in the woods. Take note of the fungi macro tips at 6:56.

The landscape and wildlife photography website Nature TTL has partnered up with B&H to launch a new YouTube channel dedicated to nature photography. This 1

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Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

Color correcting accurately in Photoshop.

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this 6-minute tut

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People Are More Drawn to Meaning in Photos Than Parts That Pop Out: Study

Rule of thirds, golden ratio and leading lines are thought to be great composition ratios to get people to look at the main subject of your image. But does research support this supposition?

People’s eyes are more attracted to areas of photos that have more “meaning” than areas that “stick out.” That’s according to a newly published study by a

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6 Tips for Overcoming Self-Doubt and Building Confidence in Your Photography

Boost confidence. Capture better images.

It happens to us all. Self-doubt begins and we feel bad about ourselves and our photography. Here are some confidence building tips for those times.

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