Ariel Lustre

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How to React When a Photo Shoot Doesn’t Go According to Plan: Stay Positive

Perseverance. If there’s one trait that a photographer needs, it’s the ability to keep going when things get rough. In this video, photographer Karl …

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

A Contribution by Mitchell Kanashkevich – author of 3 dPS eBooks on the topics of Natural Light, Travel Photography and Colour. Quite often people …

Portrait of the Week and What You May Have Missed this Week on Light Stalking

Light Stalking is one of the largest, friendliest and busiest photography sites on the internet. Nearly each day we publish a helpful and interesting …

5 Tips for Staying Infatuated With Photography

It takes a lot to hold my interest. Scratch that—it takes a lot to get my interest, then hold it, and finally (and especially) to keep it. This makes …

Street and Nature Photography – An interview with Erik Witsoe

Do you have any formal training in photography?<p>Not formally, no. Although I am trained as an artist and have spent much of my life developing those …

Leading Lines: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image that uses the compositional tool of ‘Leading Lines’ – as written about in our …

5 Steps to Prepare for an Engagement Photography Session

Engagement photo shoots are often starter projects for beginning photographers. It was one of the first gigs seasoned Jasmine Star got as a …

Aspect Ratio: What it is and Why it Matters

This article is written by Andrew S. Gibson, the author of Square. Today I’d like to draw your attention to an area of composition that you might not …

Top 10 Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image, you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line. This is where your photography …

Basic Lighting for Portrait Photography

Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, but something every photographer should strive to learn more about, no matter …

Photography

Silvia Grav’s Strange and Surreal Black & White Photo Manipulations

Madrid-based photographer Silvia Grav‘s work is best described as “surreal.” Paired with poetic captions that Google Translate simply doesn’t do …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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The 5 Basic Ways To Publicize Your Photography Business Online

Many novice photographers have grand designs on becoming a professional photographer and getting paid to take photographs all day long, but the …

50mm Focal Length: Weekly Photography Challenge

We’ve written many times about why we like 50mm lenses here on dPS (for example here, here and here) and every time we do we get a heap of readers …

Hilarious Photos of Musicians with Rubber Bands Wrapped Around Their Heads

Those of you who still perhaps remember New Mexico-based photographer Wes Naman and his comical photos of people with their faces amusingly contorted …

Bands

Video: How Carl Zeiss’ New Touit Lenses Are Manufactured

There’s something to be said about lens manufacturing. You could even go so far as to say it, in itself, is an art form, with the hands of skilled …

Portraits of the Homeless Photographed in a Studio Environment

“Down and Out in the South” is a series of studio portraits by photographer Jan Banning that explore the issue of homelessness.<p>The project started …

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 …

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

Get 31% Off Neil Creek's Night Photography Course

One of the most popular deals in last years ’12 Deals of Christmas’ promotion that we ran here on dPS was a discount on Neil Creek’s ‘Night …

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

5 Ways to Find a New Topic for a Photography Project and Beat "Photographer's Block"

It’s a well-documented ‘fact’ that writers encounter writer’s block. Photographers also run into that creative wall and it can be very discouraging …

Street Photography

Stars and Forests – Incredible Astrophotography by Mike Taylor

Photographer Mike Taylor is from central Maine, which is a perfect location for what he does: nature photography. Although he does studio work as …