Jimmie Harris

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A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

How to Turn on the Lights in Your Images in Lightroom

Photographing interiors where you don't have control over the lighting can be a bit of a lottery. In this video, I'll show you how to use Lightroom …

Learning the Laws of Lighting With a Sphere and Applying Them to Photography

In this informative video from Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens, Jay goes back to the basics to show off the principles of light, and how they …

Sports Illustrated Lays Off 3 Top Photo Heads

There’s more bad news in the photojournalism industry today: Sports Illustrated has laid off Director of Photography Brad Smith, Photo Editor Claire …

Photography

9 Rules for Creating Killer Product Videos

<i>This post first appeared on Vimeo.</i><p>Whether you’re selling a product or service, the ubiquitous product video can be the make-or-break moment for your potential customers. A truly great product video both informs and inspires viewers to give you their attention (and their wallets).<p>At Vimeo, we’ve …

5 Things Your Video Marketing Strategy Should Include

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing,” as businesses find new, inventive ways to use the medium to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. In less than thirty seconds, a customer can get …

Marketing

Getting off Auto - Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or …

Unposed Posing: Tried and True Tips for Photographing Families in Natural and Fun Ways

Pose – verb: to present oneself insincerely – noun: a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display I’m not a fan of posed portraits. I’m not even a fan …

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

What to Teach Your Kids about Photography

We love photography. We love our kids. So, it would stand to reason that if we can find a way to combine photography and spending time with our kids …

Matching the Production Style to the Image - High Energy Means High Contrast

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop …

Playing With Fire: Steel Wool Spinning in the Landscape

If you’ve been following my articles no doubt you have tried painting with light or using a wide-angle lens for landscape photography. You may have …

Digital Photography

Masters of Photography: Bruce Davidson, Master of the Subway

Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography Confidence

Street Photography

Getting Your Foot in the Door as a Freelance Assignment Photographer

One of the biggest changes photography has seen over the last 10 years is in photojournalism and documentary photography. Some will see this change …

Photography

5 Ways to Create Better Images Without Buying More Gear

You are a photographer. You love getting out there and doing your best to create great images. Photographers also love something else. Camera …

Raw Versus JPG – Why You Might Want to Shoot in RAW Format

If you have ever shared a photo by email, or posted one online, you might have seen a three or four-letter extension at the end of the file name that …

The Secret to Capturing the Best Image Quality with Your Digital Camera

Many modern digital cameras boast incredible ISO speeds. Where ISO 400 or 800 was the top speed in the film era, usually accompanied by grain the …

How to Choose a Great Portrait Photography Location

There’s an expression in the photography world called ‘ESP’ which stands for ‘Expressions sell photographs’. It’s true, a lovely expression is the …

Calculate Nearly Any Percentage In Your Head with Simple Tricks

Whether you're calculating a tip or just in need of some fast math, percentages can be something even math students goof. This video from YouTube …

The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography

Travel photography is done best with light, sharp, prime lenses. See how I used the fisheye, the 50mm, and the 135mm on the Trans Siberian Railway.

Travel Photography

Overcoming the Fear – Creating Better Travel Photography Portraits

Pick up Oded’s new Snapn Guide (a dPS sister company) Snapn Travel here for only $9.95. A lifetime of travel memories in a Snap. Traveling is fun and …

Photography

Five Things I Learned About Self-Promotion (Without Being a Spambot)

There's a reason "shameless" and "self-promotion" tend to go together: Few people enjoy promoting themselves or their work. It feels gross and …

Shooting Details to Tell a Visual Story

A visual story, although no longer used as frequently in magazines or media, is a powerful way to give your viewer a taste of a situation without …

Directing your Viewer's Eyes with Lightroom to Make a More Powerful Image

One key to a successful photograph is that it directs the viewer’s attention towards the subject in question. There are many ways that this can be …

How to Secure Your First Music Gig Photo Pass

The hardest part about gaining a photo pass for a large gig is in needing a strong portfolio of concert photos – getting a portfolio of works …

WD Announces the Ultimate On-Location Hard Drive with WiFi and an SD Slot Built Right In

It’s not often a portable hard drive catches our eye, but the newest offering from Western Digital feels like it was built specifically for …

8 Tips for Creating an Online Photography Portfolio

Dreaming about a career as a professional photographer? With the right guidance, practice, skills, network, and portfolio, you can make your dream …

How to Grow Your Photography Business with an Email Newsletter

Ready for some controversy? Well, here it goes: One of the most useless things I see a lot of photographers doing with their time is trying to get …

Step by Step Portrait Processing in Lightroom

The story When you are photographing someone who enjoys being in front of the camera, take advantage of it. This was a simple portrait to take and …