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Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat update begins rolling out

Good news, folks. Samsung has begun pushing out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy Note 2 (GT-N7100).<p>For now, the update is only available in France (XEF) through the Kies PC companion software. No information on an OTA rollout just yet, but knowing Samsung, it shouldn’t be too far …

Galaxy Note

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

How To Add Realistic Bokeh In Photoshop

I feel it prudent to start off by suggesting that when it comes to DOF, it’s going to be better getting it right in camera. However, not getting it …

Graphics

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

The 6 best selfie snappers around

Selfies have been a popular form of narcissism since the first caveman drew a self-portrait on a cave wall using a mixture of dinosaur blood and mud, …

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

5 Steps to Building Relationships to Get More Photography Clients

en_US<p>article<p>5 Steps to Building Relationships to Get More Photography …

The Worst Mistake a Travel Photographer Can Make

Travel photography has the potential to be so much fun and bring so much reward - but here's one thing that can really hold travel photographers back.

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Landscape Photography

Part 2 | Using Levels To Add Color In Photoshop

In part 1 I covered the process of building the best panoramas with little distortion by finding the no parallax spot in your lens. In part 2 we add …

All about Gear [Best of dPS 2013]

Everyone loves to talk about it. No one wants to admit it. So let’s geek out for a minute and look at some of the top articles and reviews on cameras …

Ready, Set, Frown: Portrait Photography for Emotional Response

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a photographer who always told his subjects, “Smile big for the camera.” The problem with this …

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Planning and Packing Camera Lenses for a Holiday or Trip

When you’re packing photography equipment for a holiday, it’s hard to decide what to take. You want to take enough to get good photos, but not so …

The Myth of Fair Use — Students & Emerging Pros Beware

I wanted to take a moment to discuss a concept you’ll often heard thrown around… it’s called Fair Use. Now, before I go too deep a few caveats.<p>I am …

This is Why Camera Ergonomics Are Important

Let’s have a virtual hands up. Who has bought a camera over the internet based on its reviews without ever physically trying it? I bet there are a …

Ergonomics

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Landscape Photography

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

How to Use a Christmas Bokeh Overlay in Photoshop

Christmas Bokeh Tutorial<p>This time of year I like to take a Christmas themed photo of my kids just for fun. We got a <i>real</i> tree for the first time this …

Living Rooms

Three Things You Ought to Know Before Deciding to Become a Nature Photographer

It’s been over two years since I cut the academic anchor and sailed away as an independent nature photographer. How am I faring? My little business …

Quick Tips on Getting Started in the Field of Product Photography

Product photography is a field within commercial photography or, more colloquially, advertising photography. The end goal for advertising photography …

Do You Have a Prime Lens in Your Camera Bag?

Do you own a prime lens? Every DSLR owner should have at least one fast, fixed focal length lens in their camera bag. Zoom lenses are great; they can …

Cameras

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

Photography Tips

How to Travel Internationally By Plane with your Gear

Travelling internationally by plane can be a major logistical challenge for photographers. From increased airport security to luggage restriction, …

Luggage

Our 21 Most Viral Photography Tutorials This Week

This week has been a busy week on our social media accounts with unprecedented amounts of sharing of dPS articles. In fact the last couple of weeks …

What tech should you actually take to a festival?

Introduction<p>Festival season is kicking off, and if you're planning to spend three days drinking warm beer and watching bands in a field this year, …

The Top 13 Camera Bags Among Our Readers

Over the past few weeks we’ve shared with you the best selling DSLRs and most popular DSLR lenses among our readers. Today it is time to turn our …

Selling

13 Tips for Effective Environmental Portraits

Departing from the standard “torso-up” headshot portrait, an environmental portrait portrays a subject in a location that lends insight into who the …

Landscape Photography

5 Daily Exercises to Become a Better Photographer

Photography is fun because it is all about learning and advancing your skills. Self-improvement brings happiness and a sense of pride as we see our …

Photography

How to Save Dreary Weather Photographs With HDR

We want you to close your eyes for a moment and imagine the following scenario. You've been saving for the last two years to go on your dream …