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21 Of The Best Nature Photo Entries To The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest. National Geographic’s annual Photo Contest is under way, which means it’s once again time to see some of the best travel photos that both amateur and professional photographers around the world have to offer.

21 Of The Best Nature Photo Entries To The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest

The contest, which will wrap up at the end of the month, takes submissions in three simple categories – People, Places and Nature. The first-place winner in each category will win $2,500, and the grand-prize winner, in addition to first-place in their category, will receive $7,500 and a trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in National Geographic’s annual photo seminar. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer shares tips on snapping the perfect iPhone pic.

Like most professional photographers, Pulitzer Prize-winning news photographer David Hume Kennerly takes his photo gear seriously.

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer shares tips on snapping the perfect iPhone pic

Tips for taking pro-level photos with your smartphone. You don't need to invest in high-priced photography equipment to nail the perfect shot.

Tips for taking pro-level photos with your smartphone

During a live video chat, The Wall Street Journal asked three professional photographers to share their opinions as they reviewed the stand-out reader-submitted Instagram pics of 2013. Moderated by WSJ Deputy Photo Director Taylor Umlauf, the chat featured staff photojournalist for Getty Images Andrew Burton, former community manager at NBC News and photographer Anthony Quintano and freelance photographer Daniella Zalcman.

iPhoneography. ▶ Ten rules for great iPhone photography. The big challenge when you shoot images with an iPhone is to successfully capture great-looking photos from a gadget that’s primarily designed for chatting.

▶ Ten rules for great iPhone photography

If you keep these tips in mind as you shoot, however, you can take some pretty sharp pictures. 1. Get a Head Start It’s a good idea to get in the habit of accessing the camera from the lock screen on your iPhone. Press the Home button to wake up the screen, and slide the camera icon to the top of your display. Another way to ensure that you’re always ready to take a shot is to stick the Camera app on your first home screen, or even in the Dock at the bottom of the screen. In iOS 7, you can also quickly access the camera in the Control Center. 2. Capturing a good photo isn’t just a matter of knowing the right settings. Our 3 Favorite Free Online Image Editors For Education. Learning how to use image editing software can be difficult and time consuming.

Our 3 Favorite Free Online Image Editors For Education

And, teaching students how to use it can be even more challenging. Luckily, there are several free, online alternatives to bulky editors like Photoshop. Make money off your Instagram photos? There’s an app for that. In four years, Instagram has gone from having one million to over 150 million users.

Make money off your Instagram photos? There’s an app for that

The app’s reach as a platform for sharing photos is incredible, but for many, the value of what’s posted maxes out at a number of likes. Many photographers with tens or even hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram have little-to-no prior professional experience. Yet they’ve managed to gather huge followings around the photos they take and share from their smartphones. “My God, these guys have no idea how talented they are,” Chad Newell remembers saying to himself during Instagram’s early days. “We could sell this stuff.” The lack of commercial opportunity for a new class of mobile photographers led Newell, a veteran of the stock image industry, to create a startup for buying and selling photography called Snapwire. 10 Tips For Taking Better Photos With Your Smartphone. How to Shoot Great Everyday Photography with Your iPhone ~ snap snap snap.

About Jack Hollingsworth Jack Hollingsworth, a denizen of Austin, TX, is an award-winning, 30-year career veteran in commercial photography.

How to Shoot Great Everyday Photography with Your iPhone ~ snap snap snap

Jack has fallen in love with his iPhone camera as his primary capture tool. He is also an avid Camera+ devotee and has been since day one. He deeply believes that, when all is said and done, the iPhone may just be remembered as the most influential capture device ever in the history of photography. Twitter Instagram Email Everyday photography isn’t new. Travel Photography Tips - Digital Photography School. To Be Candid or Not? 6 Tips to Improve Your Street Photography. How Grace Brignolle Takes Great iPhone Street Photos. I’m really excited to share an interview with Grace Brignolle, an incredibly talented iPhone street photographer from New York City.

How Grace Brignolle Takes Great iPhone Street Photos

In this interview you’re going to learn more about Grace and how she takes incredible street photos with her iPhone. Tell us a little bit about yourself. 240062-guide-get-most-out-your-galaxy-note-2-camera. IntroductionGreetings and thank you for checking out my guide for the Galaxy Note 2 camera!


This guide is targeted for beginner-to-intermediate level of experience with smartphone cameras and it will help you understand the limitations and the best possible ways to use your device. For this guide I will be focusing on the stock Samsung camera application, so even though most of the concepts can be applied to other camera applications, expect certain settings to vary between apps. iSee. Capturing Libya: Through a Hipstamatic Lens. Photo Gallery: How to Take Camera Phone Pictures.

Photograph by Dean Coe, My Shot In capable hands, a camera phone—the most widely used kind of camera in history—can produce compelling images.

Photo Gallery: How to Take Camera Phone Pictures

In this gallery, get tips for taking the best shots wherever you go. A mobile phone snapped this shot of a young girl playing in a water fountain in Horsham West Sussex, England. (This photo was submitted to My Shot.) Photo Tip: Avoid direct sunlight. Buy The Camera Phone Book » War Through an iPhone Lens. Q&A with Ben Lowy. Ben Lowy can be called a pioneer in photojournalism. Having started his career covering the Iraq war in 2003, his most recent work involves photos taken with his iPhone.

Ben was amongst the first to use the tiny, unobtrusive device for shooting in conflict zones and has been awarded numerous prizes for his work. Among these are World Press Photo, the Magnum Foundation Emergency fund and the ICP Infinity Award for Photojournalism. Digital-photography-school. A Guest Post by Misho Baranovic – author of our new iPhone Photography eBook. The iPhone has revolutionised the ability to shoot, edit and share your photographs on one device. For many photographers, both amateur and professional, this integrated process has given them the freedom to experiment both within and across photographic styles.

To show you what’s possible with the iPhone, we’ve put together a showcase of talented photographers who use the iPhone as part of their photographic process. The photographers are from all corners of the world and span different styles including: landscape, portraiture (self and street), nature and wildlife, architecture, travel, street photography (colour and black and white), conceptual and documentary. Four of the photographers shown below (Robert-Paul Jansen, AikBeng Chia, Oliver Lang and Benedicte Guillon) are featured in our new iPhone Photography eBook. Portraiture – Jim Darling Bill. Blipfoto - save your life. How to Use Instagram: 18 Steps (with Pictures) Steps Part 1 of 3: Installing Instagram 1Download the Instagram app. Go to the app store on your device, click on the search button, and type in "Instagram".

Scroll until you find the app, select it, and click ‘Install’. If you download the app from iTunes you will have to sync it to your iOS device before you are able to use it. How do I use the Camera to Capture Photos and Videos on my Samsung Galaxy S® 4? : AT&T Cell Phones. Page 1. Camera and Video Touch Apps > Camera Capture Photos Aim your device at the subject, and touch the screen to focus on a specific area.

Select a Shooting Mode. 10 Quick Tips for Taking Better Photos With Your iPhone. iPhone photography is a huge topic and it could take you months if not years to master all the different shooting and editing techniques. But if you’re anything like me, you don’t want to wait for years – you want to start taking better photos today. In this article I’m sharing 10 quick and easy techniques that you can start using today to significantly improve your iPhone photos. 1. Keep Your Photos Simple. How to Use The Native Camera App on Your iPhone. Even though there are numerous great photography apps on the App Store, I take the vast majority of my photos using iPhone’s built-in Camera app.

Sure, there are more advanced apps out there, but the built-in camera satisfies most of my needs and none of the other apps can be accessed as quickly. The iPhone is known for its intuitive user interface, and Camera app is no exception.