Seth is the CEO of PHLEARN and an avid writer, photographer, startup investor, and business mentor in Chicago. He joined PHLEARN in 2016 and has been focused on expanding the community to reach millions of new Phans and make learning fun for the next generation of great artists.
Shooting in RAW has its ups and downs, but the flexibility it offers is a big plus for photographers. And, while it’s often the preferred format for pros, should you always shoot RAW? Here are some myths and realities of RAW vs. JPEG.
What you need to know about aspect ratios and how you can use them in your photography. This is a must-read for any modern photographer, as we discuss the ratios online technology requires and how you can experiment with different aspect ratios to stand out.
Concluding our series on the exposure triangle, we discuss ISO, which plays its own specific role in exposure and light. This guide explains what ISO is, how it affects your images, the pros and cons of using ISO, and how it interacts with shutter speed and aperture.
Tired of time-consuming post-processing? Want to get faster in Photoshop? These life-saving shortcuts – for both Mac and Windows – will fast-track your Photoshop workflow so you can fly around the program in a fraction of the time.
A camera and lenses aren’t the only things professional photographers pack with them on a shoot. Where and what you’re shooting dictates what’s needed, but here are 15 essentials you should never leave home without; plus budget and pro options of our favorite gear.
These photos cover a variety of historical incidents and required the ideal timing, perfect composition, iconic and stirring moments that could just have easily been missed if a vigilant photographer wasn’t present. They each tell a powerful story that continues to have meaning well into the present.
Nikon has officially launched its Z series mirrorless camera system and we couldn’t wait to see how the new Nikon Z7 and Z6 stack up against the flagship Sony A7R III mirrorless camera. Here are the specs, key differences, reviews and price comparisons.
This in-depth guide is designed to help you start consistently taking better photographs, no matter what subject you’re shooting. Follow along as we talk about how to balance technique and creativity, and guide you through 25 simple and highly effective tips for perfect composition.
Your memory cards are full, but your pockets are empty. We’ve all been there. For a photographer in today’s market, access to quality post-processing tools is not a wish list item; it is a must-have. So, it makes sense that you’d ask, “Where can I get Photoshop for free?”
Mario Olvera Molinar is a true master of the composite. We talk to Mario about his background in 3D animation, how he learned Photoshop, his approach to compositing, and how he gets himself out of ruts when he feels stuck.