Everyone loves group photos, but getting one where everyone looks natural when they know they're on camera isn't easy. The key is to look as relaxed as possible, even if you're the one taking the shot and encouraging your subjects to pose. Here's what we mean.
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It doesn't take much for your camera's battery to fade, even if you started with multiple, all fully charged. If you're running on empty, either because it's been a long day or you just forgot to pack a backup, these tips will help you make the most of the charge you have left without sacrificing your photos.
Taking great photos of the outdoors requires more than a nice set of camera equipment. If you really want your vacation photos to pop, it's all in the timing.
Usually when you're taking a portrait photo of two people and one of them is significantly taller, you'd get something like an apple box for the shorter person to stand on. But what if there's nothing on hand? To adjust the taller person's height without hunching over, have them spread their feet apart.
Android: In your default camera app, there's probably a shortcut to your phone's gallery app so you can quickly access the pictures you just took. If you'd rather use the awesome Google Photos app, there's an easy way to add a shortcut to your camera.
I can't say if photographer Jay P. Morgan is going to work his way through all the platonic solids, but his new tutorial video on the "laws of light", which focuses on the cube, is as good a place as any to start. Morgan's previous clip on spheres proved informative and this one is no different.
iOS: Apple recently introduced a new Portrait Mode that adds a faux depth-of-field effect when you take a photo, but it only works on the iPhone 7 Plus. With Patch, you can get a similar effect on any iPhone.
Next Monday, Earth's solitary moon will be the closest it has been to the planet in a long, long time. The biggest and brightest supermoon of the century will be lighting up the sky on Monday night, and if you're planning to get outside and snap some photographs of it you won't be the only one. Here are some things to keep in mind.
There are many ways to take a good photograph: positioning and lighting, compelling subject matter and decent equipment can all play a role. However, it's also possible to boost the quality of your photos via a few simple tricks. With that in mind, here are 21 camera hacks from the Lifehacker archives - from candid photography tips to cheap DIY accessories.
There are a lot of really cool things you can do in Photoshop. Just because you can, though, doesn't mean you should. This video demonstrates 10 techniques that are common, but probably shouldn't be.
Your selfie game might be on point, but you’ll need to broaden your skills if you’re hoping to make it as a pro photographer. Fortunately, the Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle has everything you need to master the tools and techniques used by the industry’s best.