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Three Lenses Every Beginning Canon DSLR User Needs

So now you’re a Canon DSLR owner. Congrats; you’ve made a great decision by joining up with one of the most comprehensive and well supported camera …

Hey, I Need to Know what ISO Means — I’m Shooting a Wedding in an Hour

I grew up without the Internet.<p>When I was young and starting out in the business, I had no Internet, although I did have a computer. It was an Apple …

How to Photograph a Sunrise

The alarm clock buzzes. You crack an eye open and see the light blinking at you. 4:45am. After a few moments, your groggy mind remembers why you set …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

10 Abandoned Cities You Wouldn’t Want to Visit Alone (Photos)

Spooky<p>There are some towns around the world where life suddenly stopped in its tracks. See the places preserved in the exact moment that they were …

7 Situations When Manual focus is better than Auto

Auto focus is of unquestionable benefit in a large variety of shooting scenarios, but there are often times when it could actually be wiser to plump …

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 …

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.

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 …

Halloween Photography Tips

With Halloween coming up I thought it might be fun to share some Halloween Photography Tips to help those of you wanting to capture the occassion

Advanced Tips for Tack Sharp Images

Pin It One very common question I get from photographers is why they can never get their images as sharp as the ones they see online. This is a …

Dressing a Model with Light Using Long Exposure Photography Techniques

Model Jasmin Brunner never had the chance to touch or try on her dress for the Belvedere Vodka photo shoot. In fact, her dress was never tangible; …

Clothing

Levels: Getting the Professional 'Pop'

One of the more popular tutorials that has been written and shared in the dPS forums was the following one from one of our members – LeeR on …

Tutorials

How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop

Here's How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop. Once you have finished processing your image in Photoshop, flatten the image to a single layer or …

7 Tips for Helping Women Love having their Photo Taken by You

When I look at a picture of myself, I can point out a million things I hate: my hair is always flat, I hate the ptosis in my left eye, I hate the …

How to Use Lightroom Collections to Improve your Workflow

The main benefit of Lightroom’s Library module is that it gives you the tools you need to get organised and speed up your workflow. The end result is …

Understanding Aspect Ratio

Aspect ratio is a size relationship between the long and short sides of a photo. Today's 2:3 "standard" is based on the dimensions of a 35mm negative.

Digital Photography

Posing Guide: Sample Poses to Get You Started with Photographing Men

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

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 …

Rumor: Canon May Replace the 50mm f/1.4 with a High-End 50mm f/1.8

Canon’s 50mm lens lineup is getting crowded… at least that’s what Canon seems to think. According to a fresh rumor, the company has plans to replace …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

Our 14 Best Portrait Photography Tutorials of 2012

This week as part of our ‘Best of 2012 Series‘ we’re looking back on the year that was and sharing the most popular posts in different categories. …

ISO Settings in Digital Photography

In digital photography ISO measures the sensitivity of the image sensor; the lower the number the less sensitive your camera is to light.

4 Rules of Composition for Landscape Photography

Lonely tree by Tore H. on 500px While I’m not always a fan of sticking strictly to the ‘rules’ or ‘guidelines’ of photography I think they can be …

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