Graham Hettinger

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7 Reasons Why Prime Lenses are Better Than Zoom Lenses to Improve Your Photography

Debates in the photography community are quite common, ranging from topics on photographic gear to brands and much more. One such never-ending debate …

Mercedes-Benz Pays Tribute to the Return of Instant Film in this Informative and Inspirational Mini Doc

To pay homage to the return of beloved instant film, Mercedes-Benz has created a four and a half minute mini-documentary that takes an inside look at …

7 Signs That You Have Over-Processed Your Photographs

Modern cameras give us great images without having to do too much to them. Many of us, however, realize that with a little post production we can …

piccure+ Software Promises to Give Your $300 Lens the Magic of a $3,000 Lens

What’s the difference between the results of a $300 consumer lens and a $3,000 top-of-the-line lens? If piccure is to be believed, one answer is …

Photographer Uses Photoshop and Neuroscience to Find Your ‘Ideal’ Self-Image

What does your ideal self <i>actually</i> look like? That’s the question that photographer Scott Chasserot seeks to answer with his experiment, <i>Original …

Practical Photography Tips for Beginners

Is photography getting you down? Did you stretch your budget to buy the best camera you could, then realize you were in over your head? One look at …

Landscape Photography

5 Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, there are a few technical and artistic elements to consider when you are on the quest for the perfect portrait photograph. …

Artist Recreates Famous Photographs with John Malkovich

<i>Migrant Mother</i> by Dorothea Lange<p><i>Marilyn in Pink Roses</i> by Bert Stem<p>The photographer Sandro Miller contacted the famous actor John Malkovich to pitch …

How to Turn a Bad Photo into a Great Photo

Glyn Dewis has an innovative tutorial for your underexposed, throwaway images. Especially on days where you can’t get out to shoot, retouching some …

5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this …

Zone Focusing: How to Use Those Markings On Your Lens You Might Have Never Used Before

You’ll seen all those markings on lenses, but do you know what all of them are there for? Some of you might, but for those who don’t or are looking …

Useful Free Lightroom Plugin Shows You What Focus Points Your Camera Used for Each Photo

There are some Lightroom plugins that make you truly question why the feature isn’t built directly into Lightroom itself, and Show Focus Points is …

The Lens Flipper: A Super Simple Mount Accessory that Lets You Swap Lenses in a Flash

Photokina isn’t just a place for major camera brands with big lens and body announcements, a lot of smaller companies use the trade show to gain some …

Picture of the Day: Iguazu Falls from Below

Photograph by <b>/mrpunto on Flickr</b><p>Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentina province of Misiones and the Brazilian …

Why to shoot in Raw mode - Two compelling reasons

When I started out in photography, I set my camera to JPEG mode and that’s where it stayed for quite some time. Just like every beginner, I did not …

Tutorials

10 Photography Diagrams That Will Put A Smile On Your Face

Over the last few weeks, I have been posting some of my thoughts on photography, and being a photographer over at our Facebook page. To make it fun I …

SanDisk Announces Fastest MicroSD Cards Available

Following up their massive 512GB SD card announcement last week at IBC, SanDisk today announced that they are releasing the fastest microSD cards on …

Beginner's Guide to Tripods

The lowly tripod – the unsung hero behind so many fantastic shots – finally gets its day in the spotlight here on dPS. Do you want to photograph the …

Landscape Photography

Nikon D750 vs D810

It has not been 3 months since Nikon released the long-awaited update to the D800 / D800E cameras with the D810 announcement and we now have another …

Cameras

The Best Path to Becoming a Better Photographer: Education, Experience or Both?

Newcomers to photography these days are quite often surprised at how easy it is to take good pictures. This however, is because modern digital …

The Basics of Camera Aperture, and How to Use It for Better Photos

When you're taking quality photos, it's important to know how your camera's settings will affect one another. This is a quick and simple explanation …

SanDisk 512GB Extreme PRO SDXC: a high-capacity memory card for pros

SanDisk has introduced a new memory card that keeps pace with the most demanding photography and video recording needs: the 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC …

5 Business Mistakes Photographers Make and What You Can Do About Them

Why do some professional photographers fail to make it in business?<p>If you can’t cut it technically or artistically as a photographer, then clearly …

What Makes One Lens Better Than Another?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others, as a certain Mr Orwell once wrote. If he had been a photographer, he may well have …

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

Nikon 50mm 1.8G Prime Lens: A Review of the Unlimited Photographic Opportunities it Offers

You can never forget your first lens, it holds a special place in your photographic journey. For many, it may have been the lens of a point and shoot …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

A 3 Step Framework to Reverse Engineering a Photograph You Want to Emulate

You’re familiar with the concept of reverse engineering, aren’t you? Some might think it’s jargon used only by people who do things in laboratories. …

These Were the First Wildlife Photographs Published in National Geographic

Did you know that after <i>National Geographic</i> published its first wildlife photographs in July 1906, two of the National Geographic Society board …