Tagged "Photography"

5 Reasons Why Being a Photographer Is the Best Job on the Planet

Custom SLR Contributor

Guest post by Jakob Schiller | Twitter

If you can make it work, earning a living being the viewfinder is awesome. Here’s why:

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Photography Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

Team Custom SLR

Being a photographer isn’t an easy job. That’s why we’ve rounded up six photography apps that’ll make your life easier (we even found one that makes all that legal paperwork a breeze!).
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5 Quick Lightroom Tricks To Improve Your Photos

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Guest post by Jakob Schiller

Back in the day Photoshop was great for toning photos. It’s a robust and brilliant piece of software. But I’d like to personally thank Adobe for following up with Lightroom. It’s much easier to use and has streamlined the toning process in important ways. Here are five quick tips in Lightroom 5 that will help you produce well-adjusted photos every time.

1. Photos that come out of the camera can...

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Where Have All the Digital Cameras Gone?

Amy Rigby

A 40% decline in the export of digital cameras has many wondering what this means for the future of photography.

According to statistics released by CIPA, digital camera exports from Japan, a major hub of manufacturing for Nikon and Canon, have decreased by a whopping 40% since 2013; the export of interchangeable lenses has dropped by 20%.

This is coming from an industry that in the past few years has been rapidly growing...

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