Charles Newton

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Top 12 Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails in the US

Pacific Northwest Trail<p>The Pacific Northwest Trail spans 1,200 miles -- including three national parks and seven national forests. To tackle this …

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

5 Ways a Telephoto Lens Can Improve Your Landscape Photography

While it may seem counter-intuitive at first, the most sophisticated compositions are often the simplest. For this reason, ultra wide angle lenses …

Landscape Photography

How to Process a Landscape Photo in 5 Minutes Using Photoshop

<i>2-for-1 special</i><i>As part of Landscape Photography Week here on dPS, we’re offering TWO for the price of ONE on our best-selling Living & Loving</i> …

Quick Workarounds For 4 Common Photography Issues

I must admit, I find myself improvising a lot. I tend to forget things so I’m forced to find other ways to achieve what I'm aiming for. But as it …

5 times your camera meter will be wrong

Camera metering systems are pretty amazing and I’m usually very happy for the evaluative metering systems in my cameras to figure out the exposure …

A 10 Step Personal Development Strategy for Photographers

In this article I want to lay some foundations, on which I will build in future articles. I am not talking here about image development, but your …

How to Compose Brilliant Black and White Photos

Brilliant black and white photos are created in two steps. The second of these is post-processing, and is very important. But before you get to that …

The Reason I Still Love Photography

I was asked by a reader recently if I still love photography. While I have had moments in my life when I tried to put my camera down – the answer is …

Photography

On Feeling Inadequate as a Photographer

My life is pretty good. I live in one of the coolest cities in the world (Toronto), I have a lot of close friends, good family, an amazing girlfriend …

Sony Alpha

10 Common Mistakes in Long Exposure photography

On all the workshops I’ve held here in Italy, I introduced a little game, where at the end of the workshop the attendees had to write down on a paper …

Photography Tips for Waves, Waterscapes and Waterfalls

Is your camera gathering dust right now? Is it because you can’t think of anything to take pictures of? Then you’ve caught the photo doldrums! What’s …

Tips & Techniques for Better Bokeh Photography | Photography

The term Bokeh seems to have undergone a radical transformation from what it actually refers to. It has become very common amongst newer …

Create a Seamless Fantasy Floral Pattern in Adobe Photoshop

Have you wished to design a floral pattern to do your DIY sewing or home decoration projects, by your own hand? Or to sew a dress from fabric with an …

How to Freeze Motion in Water Photography

If you’ve ever wanted to freeze the action on a water droplet or create a silky effect in a running stream then listen up. Shooting water is one of …

Landscape Photography

40 Reasons To Visit Iceland With A Drone

My name is Jakub Polomski, I am a Polish landscape photographer. In July 2015, I travelled to Iceland. During two weeks, I drove 4000 km including …

Survival Gear for the Adventures of Life

A lack of being ready is often what leads to painful experiences<p>Life is an adventure, where survival is a skill and the right <b>survival gear</b> is what …

How To Pose Large Groups Of People To Get Great Portraits

At times, it feels like playing Tetris. Organizing a large group people to make an aesthetically pleasing portrait is never an easy feat. And if …

Photography

Seven Ways to Create Simpler Photos

Why should we create simpler photos?<p>Simpler images have a great place in photography. They <i>hang so well on our walls!</i> When considering a picture to …

Over 1000 Adobe Lightroom Presets Bundle

A massive bundle of more than 1000 professional Adobe Lightroom presets.<p>The act of photographing is an art in itself. But that’s not all. …

How to Create A Great Composite Portrait - Part 1: Lightroom Preparations

Composite images, if they are realistic enough, require some trickery to be created properly. It requires both photographing and post-processing …

Tutorials

19 epic road trips through Scotland

<i>Note: Place names located above the central belt of Scotland have been translated into Scottish Gaelic to help with navigation.</i><p>From Selkirk, cruise …

Scotland

5 Ways to Promote Your Photography Locally

Now that you’ve decided to start selling your photography because friends, family or co-workers have offered to purchase one of your prints, you …

Nature Photography

The Story of How My ISS Photo Went TOTALLY Viral

Here’s my story on what it’s like to have a photo go totally viral around the world. After accidentally capturing a portrait with the ISS in the …

Time I

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

Xpert Advice: Making the Most of the Golden Hour for Portraits

The Golden Hour–it’s when so many photographers take to the streets to photograph landscapes and portraits. The Golden Hour, also known as sunrise or …

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

19 Signs You Are Treating Your Photography as a Hobby and Not a Business

Often, the most difficult thing I see for individuals in our industry is making that scary leap from being an amateur photographer to a legitimate …

Small Business