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Photo Challenges, Week 5

I am happy to announce the fifth week of our photo photography theme challenge and Raw editing challenge. It's hard to believe it's been a month since we've started these! The challenges come every Friday, and you have until Wednesday to submit your results in the official threads on our...

Photo Challenges, Week 4

I am happy to announce the fourth week of our photo photography theme challenge and Raw editing challenge. The challenges come every Friday, and you have until Wednesday to submit your results in the official threads on our forum. Before I talk about some of last week's submissions, let's see...

Photo Challenges, Week 3

I am pleased to announce the third week of our photo photography theme challenge and Raw editing challenge. The challenges come every Friday, and you have until Wednesday to submit your results in the official threads on our forum. We were very pleased to receive 67 submissions in total for...

Catching Up with the Photography Life Team

One of the nicest things about Photography Life is that it is both owned and run by real photographers. I’ve had a great time writing and editing here, so I thought I’d sit down virtually with some of my team members and talk to them a bit about their own photographic journey.

Photo Challenges, Week 2

We are continuing the weekly photo challenges so you can practice your photography and editing! As before, there are two challenges: a photography theme challenge and a Raw editing challenge. The challenges come every Friday, and you have until Wednesday to submit your results in the official threads on our...

Introducing Our Weekly Photo Challenges

At Photography Life, we are introducing weekly photo challenges so you can practice your photography and editing! There are two types of challenges: a photography theme challenge and a Raw editing challenge. In the photography theme challenge, we will set a theme each week, and you can submit a photo...

The 7 Genres of Bird Photography

When you hear the term "bird photography," do you think of something in particular? Perhaps a fast-flying raptor, or maybe the hummingbird at your feeder that you've been attempting to get for the past two weeks? In fact, there are quite a few different genres of bird photography, and in...

Five Free, Open-Source Photo Editors To Try in 2024

When it comes to image editing, most people probably think of commercial applications like Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, or Phase One's Capture One Pro. And indeed, these are by far the most popular. On the other hand, there are some serious open-source photo editing programs that can replace commercial programs for...

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 PRO Review

When you search for a high-quality lens for Micro Four Thirds, it's hard to avoid the PRO series from Olympus (now OM System). And in terms of a standard, midrange zoom, one of the best lenses is the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm f/4 PRO. Unlike f/2.8 lenses, the Olympus 12-45mm...