Nicole Diaz

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DIY: Turn Your Room into a Walk-In Camera

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>What could be better than a shiny new camera? How about a <i>walk-in</i> camera?<p>That’s right! We’re making cameras big …

Trey Ratcliff Lightroom Presets

“Over the years, I’ve created thousands of different presets, and I’ve chosen the best of the best for these packages. And I think you’ll come away …

Photography

5 Easy Ways To Screw Up a Photo

Over the years I’ve screwed more photos than I can count. And recently, when I was thinking about it, there have been a few constants behind many of …

Digital Photography

How to Use Sunset Light to Light Portraits

Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day for portrait light. But you don’t want to simply take your subject outside and start shooting. Take …

Digital Photography

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

The Photographer's Guide to Copyright

Navigating copyright can be a daunting task. So we’ve partnered with the experts at ASMP to break down this important subject and help you take the …

Tips for Capturing Better Landscape Photos

Regardless if you’re new to photography or a seasoned pro, for many of us, our first love is landscape photography. There’s just something so magical …

Landscape Photography

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

Tutorials

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

Impressive Stop Motion Photography Tour Through Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Brewery is hitting the US with its MASH Tour – a festival of food, film, music, books, and beer that’s coming to eleven cities across …

Stop Motion

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

Mobile Devices

These Awesome Photography Links Will Make You Waste Some Serious Time

We've seen an incredible week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching online for the best material …

Landscape Photography

How to Take Great Portraits Outdoors

Have you ever taken a picture outside only to realize afterward that the sky is white instead of blue? Or the subject of your image is too dark? Or …

A Simple Exercise on Working with Natural Light in Portraits

Today I thought it might be fun to share a little exercise that we feature in our Natural Light eBook (by Mitchell Kanashkevich) – both because it …

Natural Light

A Guide to Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

One of our authors, Christopher O’Donnell, has just released another photography eBook entitled <i>The Golden Hours: A Guide to Photographing the Light</i> …

Landscape Photography

By: Libby

Funny, I went 11×14 for my main print book in 2002 and people thought I was insane for going that large. Thanks for lending your voice here.

The rise and rise of the 'selfie'

When the time comes for us to reflect even more closely on the cultural markers of this generation, we will note the increased use of social media, …

Conscientious Extended | The Ethics of Street Photography

“[Garry] Winogrand was famous for never asking people permission before taking their photographs;” writes Caille Millner in a review of the …

Street Photography

14 Useful Macro Bug Photography Tutorials and Resources

The art of Macro photography becomes even more challenging when you consider the subject. Insects and bugs present a very interesting subject matter …

Final releases of Adobe Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 Announced

You can now download Lightroom 4.4 from Adobe.com and Camera Raw 7.4 through the update mechanism of Photoshop CS6. Fixes provided in this release …

New Webinar: Retouching Portrait Photography With Photoshop Quick Actions

Check out the GIF above to see Kristina Sherk’s before and after work.<p>You can check out the video recording of this webinar, as well as instructions …

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 …

How To Sync Multiple Camera Time Stamps In Lightroom 4

Syncing the time stamp on multiple cameras is best done ahead of time. Every six months or so I take all of my digital SLR camera bodies and sync the …

Cameras

Simple Wedding Photography eBook | Photography Ebooks

1<p>Wedding Photography is Simple<p>Shooting weddings and building a successful business requires a ton of hard work! You take on a huge responsibility …

High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

There is some controversy about using HDR. This stems from the presentation of some HDR images done badly and the somewhat difficult processing of …

Tutorials

A Guide for Using Shallow Depths in Landscape Photography

One of our writers, Christopher O’Donnell, has released an awesome ebook titled <i>The Art of Bokeh: A Guide to Using Shallow Depths in Landscape</i> …

Landscape Photography

Window Light Portraits: Weekly Photography Challenge

During the week we posted a simple exercise here on dPS to practice working with Natural Light (from a window) when taking portraits. Today we …

Digital Photography

Visit the World’s Oldest Photo Museum Through Google Art Project

Opened in 1949, the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York is the world’s oldest museum dedicated to photography. It’s world renowned for its …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …