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Only a few days left...Vote for April Photograph of the Month!

Sponsor: Sticky Albums - Creators of a branded custom mobile app for yourself showing off your portfolio, which you can share with potential customers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Sticky Albums Annual Professional Plan (Valued at $230) from Sticky Albums. Sticky Albums lets photographers book more clients and increase sales by giving them the ability to create custom mobile photo apps for each of their clients. Your clients will love having their face on their very own app, which you can use as a digital business card to get more referrals. They have been mentioned in leading publications such as Click, Digital Photography School, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and PPA Magazine and recently won a Hot One Award for our brand new Builder. Albums created by our photographer customers have been viewed more than 3 million unique times. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Browse through the entries in the April 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Friday, May 23rd, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–05–20 21:19

Vote now for April Photograph of the Month!

Sponsor: Sticky Albums - Creators of a branded custom mobile app for yourself showing off your portfolio, which you can share with potential customers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Sticky Albums Annual Professional Plan (Valued at $230) from Sticky Albums. Sticky Albums lets photographers book more clients and increase sales by giving them the ability to create custom mobile photo apps for each of their clients. Your clients will love having their face on their very own app, which you can use as a digital business card to get more referrals. They have been mentioned in leading publications such as Click, Digital Photography School, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and PPA Magazine and recently won a Hot One Award for our brand new Builder. Albums created by our photographer customers have been viewed more than 3 million unique times. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Browse through the entries in the April 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Friday, May 1st, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–05–12 12:52

Voting Open for Contest Corner Challenge #115

The voting period for Contest Corner Challenge #115: Fleeting Moments is here! So be sure to check out the entries in the CCC #115: Fleeting Moments Gallery.

The sponsor for this is month’s contest is Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile. The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made the Peak Design Clutch!

Browse through the entries in the CCC#115: Fleeting Moments Photo Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Friday, May 1st, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–04–16 13:13

Sticky Albums Sponsors April Photograph of the Month

Sponsor: Sticky Albums - Creators of a branded custom mobile app for yourself showing off your portfolio, which you can share with potential customers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Sticky Albums Annual Professional Plan (Valued at $230) from Sticky Albums. Sticky Albums lets photographers book more clients and increase sales by giving them the ability to create custom mobile photo apps for each of their clients. Your clients will love having their face on their very own app, which you can use as a digital business card to get more referrals. They have been mentioned in leading publications such as Click, Digital Photography School, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and PPA Magazine and recently won a Hot One Award for our brand new Builder. Albums created by our photographer customers have been viewed more than 3 million unique times. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Posted by JAshley on Sun, 2015–04–12 14:47

Submit Your Entry Now for Contest Corner Challenge #115!

Contest Corner Challenge #115 - Fleeting Moments ending soon! (if you have questions or comments, be sure to leave them here in the contest thread).

Start Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Sponsor: Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile.

Prize: The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design - Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made Peak Design - Clutch.

Description: The theme for this month’s contest is “Fleeting Moments”. Capture that moment in time, when everything is perfect in the world…even if just for a “Fleeting Moment”.

READ BEFORE ENTERING: Before entering a photograph, be sure to read the guidelines and submission requirements listed here: Contest Corner Rules & Regulations. Any photographs submitted that do not adhere to these guidelines will be rejected and sent back. Please make sure the photograph is taken during the contest period.

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–04–08 21:41

Vote For March Photograph of the Month

Voting Thread: Vote for the March 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Ends: approximately 12:30am EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (4:30am GMT).

Sponsor: Topaz Labs Producers of the most advanced developments in imaging technology to create powerful software products for photographers.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a Topaz Labs Complete Collection from Topaz Labs. The collection contains a total 16 premiere software packages including the NEW ReStyle software. Make more emotional photos. ReStyle helps you change the whole mood of your photo by enhancing color, tone, and contrast. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Gallery: March 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery


CAST YOUR VOTE HERE

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–04–07 17:57
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Red River Paper - Spring Fling (20% off)

If you’ve been around the Corner for a couple of years, you know that Red River Paper has been one of the most popular sponsors around the Corner. They sponsor contests, do giveaways and promotions, and even write articles for the Corner Resource Center.

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–31 12:18
Categories: Photo Printing

The Corner's Best of the Net - Caves

Soong Dong Cave in Vietnam
Photo Credit: John Spies

Giant Crystal Cave of Mexico
Photo Credit: Carsten Peter

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–03–25 10:45
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Win Peak Design Straps by entering Contest Corner Challenge #115!

Here are all the details (if you have questions or comments, be sure to leave them here in the contest thread).

Start Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Sponsor: Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile.

Prize: The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design - Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made Peak Design - Clutch.

Description: The theme for this month’s contest is “Fleeting Moments”. Capture that moment in time, when everything is perfect in the world…even if just for a “Fleeting Moment”.

READ BEFORE ENTERING: Before entering a photograph, be sure to read the guidelines and submission requirements listed here: Contest Corner Rules & Regulations. Any photographs submitted that do not adhere to these guidelines will be rejected and sent back. Please make sure the photograph is taken during the contest period.

Posted by JAshley on Fri, 2015–03–20 22:33

Spicoli Wins Contest Corner Challenge #114

Contest Corner Challenge #114: WinterThe Contest Corner Challenge #114: Winter was extremely close this month so thanks to everyone who voted - check out the voting results!

This month’s Contest Corner Challenge was sponsored by TopazLabs: Producers of the most advanced developments in imaging technology to create powerful software products for photographers. ! Carl will receive a one plug-in of their choice from the Topaz Labs Complete Collection! The collection contains a total 16 premiere software packages including the NEW ReStyle software. Make more emotional photos. ReStyle helps you change the whole mood of your photo by enhancing color, tone, and contrast.

Make sure to drop by the award thread to check out a larger version of Carl’s winning photograph, and to congratulate him on his Contest Corner Challenge victory!

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–03–19 10:33

Anjin_Nav Captures Second Consecutive Photograph of the Month!

February 2015 Photograph of the MonthThe February 2015 Photograph of the Month voting was extremely close - check out the voting results! Tim (Anjin_nav) won his Second POTM Contest in a row!

The contest was sponsored by BumbleJax is at the forefront of modern photographic display techniques and works with many pro photographers all over the world to produce gallery quality art on acrylic, bamboo and raw aluminum. They are one of the few companies in the US who offer the same acrylic face mount technique Peter Lik uses to produce stunning, vibrant displays. BUMBLEJAX is a outstanding company with a well established reputation that provides superior products accompanied with phenomenal customer service. Since Tim is a Premiere Member, he will have receive a $400 Gift Certificate from BumbleJax!

Make sure to drop by the award thread to check out a larger version of Tims’s winning photograph, and to congratulate him on his second Photograph of the Month victory!

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–17 14:53

Cast your vote for Contest Corner Challenge #114: Winter

PrintPlace The voting period for Contest Corner Challenge #114: Winter is quickly approaching so be sure to check out the entries in the CCC #114: Winter.

The sponsor for this is month’s contest is TopazLabs: Producers of the most advanced developments in imaging technology to create powerful software products for photographers. The winner will receive a one plug-in of their choice from the Topaz Labs Complete Collection! The collection contains a total 16 premiere software packages including the NEW ReStyle software. Make more emotional photos. ReStyle helps you change the whole mood of your photo by enhancing color, tone, and contrast.

Browse through the entries in the CCC#114: Winter Photo Gallery, then make your way over to the voting thread to cast your vote before 4:00pm EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (9:00pm GMT).

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–03–12 10:48

Voting ends soon for February 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Thread: Vote for the February 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Ends: approximately 12:30am EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (4:30am GMT).

Sponsor: BUMBLEJAX is at the forefront of modern photographic display techniques and works with many pro photographers all over the world to produce gallery quality art on acrylic, bamboo and raw aluminum. They are one of the few companies in the US who offer the same acrylic face mount technique Peter Lik uses to produce stunning, vibrant displays. BUMBLEJAX is a outstanding company with a well established reputation that provides superior products accompanied with phenomenal customer service.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a $400 Gift Certificate from BUMBLEJAX. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Gallery: February 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery


CAST YOUR VOTE HERE

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–03–11 11:00

Joy of a Fish Eye Lens

From Bryan Peterson School of Photography: this is the latest installment in a nine part series of tutorials to help you improve your photography skills! To enroll in the world’s #1 online photography school Bryan Peterson School of Photography is now offering all our members a discount! To enroll in a photography course click the banner below and use the Promo Code: PhotoCorner for a 10% discount!

The Joy of a Fish Eye Lens

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–10 15:09
Categories: Tutorials

Now open for voting: Premiere Project #193 "Minimalist"

To vote on the latest Premiere Project be sure to log in here: here in the contest thread).

Voting Ends: Friday, March 13th, 2015

Description: The theme for Premiere Project #193 contest is “Minimalist”.

Posted by JAshley on Sun, 2015–03–08 21:15
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Peak Design Sponsors Contest Corner Challenge #115 - "Fleeting Moments"

Here are all the details (if you have questions or comments, be sure to leave them here in the contest thread).

Start Date: Sunday, March 1st, 2015 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Sponsor: Peak Design: Their mission is to enable photographers, adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts to better capture the beautiful world around them. They do this by designing and building innovative, thoughtfully composed, ultra-durable products that are easy to use and versatile.

Prize: The winner will receive the most versatile strap in the World the Peak Design - Slide and the only quick-connecting, quick-adjusting camera hand strap ever made Peak Design - Clutch.

Description: The theme for this month’s contest is “Fleeting Moments”. Capture that moment in time, when everything is perfect in the world…even if just for a “Fleeting Moment”.

READ BEFORE ENTERING: Before entering a photograph, be sure to read the guidelines and submission requirements listed here: Contest Corner Rules & Regulations. Any photographs submitted that do not adhere to these guidelines will be rejected and sent back. Please make sure the photograph is taken during the contest period.

Posted by JAshley on Thu, 2015–03–05 12:04

Vote now for February 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Thread: Vote for the February 2015 Photograph of the Month

Voting Ends: approximately 12:30am EST on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 (4:30am GMT).

Sponsor: BUMBLEJAX is at the forefront of modern photographic display techniques and works with many pro photographers all over the world to produce gallery quality art on acrylic, bamboo and raw aluminum. They are one of the few companies in the US who offer the same acrylic face mount technique Peter Lik uses to produce stunning, vibrant displays. BUMBLEJAX is a outstanding company with a well established reputation that provides superior products accompanied with phenomenal customer service.

Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive a $400 Gift Certificate from BUMBLEJAX. If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they will receive… nothing, nadda, zip, zilch. Why not become a Premiere Member today?

Gallery: February 2015 Photograph of the Month Gallery


CAST YOUR VOTE HERE

Posted by JAshley on Wed, 2015–03–04 13:54

"Shape" by Bryan Peterson School of Photography

From Bryan Peterson School of Photography: this is part of a nine part series of tutorials to help you improve your photography skills! To enroll in the world’s #1 online photography school Bryan Peterson School of Photography is now offering all our members a discount! To enroll in a photography course click the banner below and use the Promo Code: PhotoCorner for a 10% discount!

SHAPE

Posted by JAshley on Tue, 2015–03–03 13:16
Categories: Tutorials
Tags: Shapebryan petersonBPSOPtutorialMarch 2015

Selective Focusing by Bryan Peterson School of Photography

From Bryan Peterson School of Photography: this is the sixth in a nine part series of tutorials to help you improve your photography skills! To enroll in the world’s #1 online photography school Bryan Peterson School of Photography is now offering all our members a discount! To enroll in a photography course click the banner below and use the Promo Code: PhotoCorner for a 10% discount!

SELECTIVE FOCUS

Posted by JAshley on Fri, 2015–02–27 11:51
Categories: Tutorials

Lens Diffraction Tips

What is diffraction and how does it apply to photography…all of your questions are answered here:

Posted by JAshley on Mon, 2015–02–23 21:30
Categories: Tutorials
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