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Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …

Spend Two Hours Learning from Portrait Master Greg Heisler

Earlier this week, when stumbled across this two-hour presentation by iconic portrait photographer Greg Heisler, it took all the will power we had …

Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

So you’ve read up on the technical side of taking great photos. You know your aperture from your EXIF, and you’ve experimented with shutter speeds. …

Blurry Compilation of Dreamlike Sequences in Photo Series 'Conscious'

Ryan James Caruthers is another emerging photographer who has taken the route of creative abstraction through surrealism in his photography. Using …

Consciousness

Lenstag Infographic Shows How Gear Gets Stolen and What Gear Gets Filched Most

We take no responsibility if you’re all of a sudden afraid to take your camera anywhere after reading this (especially if you have a Nikon D7000 or a …

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2013

We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been …

Extreme Sports

Former Ballet Dancer Shifts Attention to Creating Ethereal Imagery

With many years of training under her belt to become a professional ballet dancer, artist Kylli Sparre came to the realization that dance was not her …

Dance

Nikon Df: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

Nikon Df<p>Lexy Savvides 12 December 2013<p>Trying to stand out from the crowd is a difficult task. Camera designers know all too well that inspiration …

Cameras

ZEISS Has Another Ultra High-Quality Otus Lens in The Works for 2014: An 85mm f/1.4

What’s that? The ZEISS 55mm f/1.4 Otus haunts your dreams when it’s not keeping you up wondering how you’re going to sell a kidney on the black …

Surreal Project 365 Portraiture Series by Young Photographer

Unless you are from another planet, you must have gotten wind of the fact that the concept of ‘365 day projects’ is all the rage when it comes to …

Photography

It's a Small World - the World of Macro Photography

en_US<p>article<p>It's a Small World - the World of Macro Photography<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/small-world-macro-photography/<p>Digital …

Macro Photography

How to Choose a Metering Mode on Your Camera

Digital cameras are stuffed full of features all ostensibly aimed at empowering the photographer — WiFi, GPS, in-camera raw processing…the list …

How & When a Monopod Can be Used to Take Sharper Photos

Here’s a photo tip you aren’t likely to find anywhere else… how to use a monopod to get better photographs. A monopod (like the tripod) is an …

The Right Reflector for Your Photography - Digital Photography School

Of all the portrait lighting tools at our disposal, none are quite as versatile as the the five-in-one reflector.

Photography

Lighting Tips from Portrait Master Gregory Heisler

Got Sensor Dust? Here's How to Check.

Sensor dust is a problem we all face at one time or another. Knowing how to identify the problem helps ensure that you know when and how to address …

Digital Photography

Playing around with steel wool at South Arm, Tasmania

By onSeptember 12, 2013 in Jibber, Technique, Travels<p>Last weekend I got home and spent a few days with the family, this little fella and possibly an …

Interview with Maine Based Landscape Photographer Christopher O'Donnell

What made you decide to get into landscape photography?<p>I’ve always had a strong connection to nature, and I just subconsciously gravitated towards …

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …

Landscape Photography

Beginner Street Photography

We all have to start somewhere with our photography and one of the big questions I get asked by students is where do we begin. There is just so much …

Street Photography

Photographer Dad Takes Super Fun & Creative Photos of His Girls

Jason Lee, photographer and father, has taken a photo series of his adorable girls Kristin and Kayla in a variety of silly and creative situations. …

Cute

10 Tips for Taking Great Cityscape Photos

Cities are not only home to many people’s residences, businesses and offices – they are also full of energy, power and vitality. There are many …

Landscape Photography

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

How To Prepare For Successful Landscape Shoots

The simplest ways to capture great photographs is to prepare yourself for success before you head out. Here's how to prepare for successful landscape …

Photography

7 Lifestyle Photography Tips

Lifestyle Photography, however, is more than taking candid shots. It is about capturing images that reveal a story. Here's some Lifestyle Photography …

Digital Photography

How to Introduce Motion into Flash Photography

Joe McNally is widely regarded as an expert photographer, so when he offers to share some of the knowledge he possess you may want to tune in and …

Be the Engineer of Your Own Portfolio Website

A major aspect of being a professional photographer is to showcase your work online, so that potential clients would find you. But why take the …

Web Design

How to Take Sharp Photos

Be a sharp shooter and don’t shake your camera. Have you sometimes looked at those wonderful coffee table books or maybe at some photo websites and …

Landscape Photography