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6 Tips for Creating More Captivating Landscape Photographs

With these 6 tips, you'll take your photography to the next level by creating more captivating landscape photographs that really stand out.

Photography

6 Tips for Taking Better Natural Light Classic Portraits

RETHINKING NATURAL LIGHT Many photographers choose to use natural light as their chosen style, almost as a badge of honour. Natural light is a …

How to Solve 5 Composition Conundrums Faced by Landscape Photographers

Do you ever get frustrated when reviewing your landscape shots? In the field you thought you’d nailed the scene, but back at your computer you now …

How To Shoot Truly Contagious Milky Way Pictures

What if I told you that you’re more than capable of imagining, planning and shooting Milky Way pictures that will put people into what I call a …

A Lighting Build for a Boxer

We kind of all know where to put the light by now, at least mostly. Well, some of the time, anyway. Basic lighting info is all over the internet, …

Action Hero

10 Low-Cost Marketing Strategies for Your Photography Business

Whether you already have clientele or are looking to build a client list, marketing is a never-ending task for photographers. You’ve already focused …

Marketing Strategy

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos and How to Fix Them

<i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally submitted to R/Photography on Reddit by Luke Appleby. It is being used here with permission from Luke.</i><p><b>The</b> …

Portrait Photography |Placing the Main Light

The main light is the source of illumination for a picture. It’s the one that’s measured for exposure with an incident meter. Using one is explained …

Frequency Separation retouching tutorial in Photoshop

You know, I love photographing people. I love sculpting subjects with light then working with them to bring out their best and finally when all is …

One Simple Pose to Help Everyone Look Great

“Can you make me lose ten pounds?” is the first thing every one of my subjects asks, implying the use of Photoshop wizardry. Ten Pounds? Sheesh, we …

On Assignment: Concert Pianist

Shooting in big, dimly lit rooms used to scare the heck out of me. I'd bring out all of my big flashes -- and borrow whatever others I could get my …

How to Quickly Light and Composite Architectural Interiors

A great portion of my business is spent on architectural photography. My technique involves using a mixture of ambient light, flash, and tungsten hot …

3 Principles of Light Behaviour Every Photographer Needs to Know

In this short video by Ed Verosky he covers three rules about the behaviour of light. When you understand these principles you can then use them …

1,000 Light Paintings Form One Beautiful Stop-Motion Animation

Darren Pearson's 'Lightspeed' is a luminous journey through the California wilderness.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>If you've ever created a light painting, you should know how much effort it takes to capture them beautifully <i>and</i> in focus. Now, imagine that …

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Beef Ribs

Have you ever experienced the “brontosaurus” rib at Mighty Quinn’s in Manhattan? How about the 8-inch long beef plate ribs at La Barbecue Cuisine …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

2 Tips to Help Normal People Look Great

I don’t know about you, but most of the time my subjects are not models trained in posing for the camera, but I still need to help them look good. …

How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio

The twelfth century was a golden age for photography. Let’s step back from that statement a little, because obviously photography didn't exist way …

How to Protect Online Photos

PROTECT ONLINE PHOTOS<p>If you're seeking to prevent others from ever being able to copy your online photo, then stop now, because you won't find the …

Tutorials

5 Tips to Help You Take More Natural Looking Portraits

Writing for dPS has afforded me several opportunities, the best one being getting to converse with photographers – hobbyists to professionals and …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

Step By Step How to Do a Head Shot on a White Background

Come join me on a real client shoot! We'll show you how to set up a seamless backdrop, dial in the studio lights, and take great head shots!

Tutorial: How to Capture a Motion Time-Lapse of the Milky Way from Start to Finish

Ian Norman, the astrophotographer behind Lonely Speck, is a good friend of the blog and an incredibly generous photographers when it comes to sharing …