Klaus Herrmann

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How to Back Up Terabytes of Photos Quickly and Safely

There’s nothing worse than losing your precious images due to some kind of failure in your computer. Luckily, even the simplest backup system can …

'Blood Dress' Photo Shoot Grabs Attention

Canadian Photographer Melissa Trotter is getting a lot of attention with her latest foray into alternative themes. "Blood Dress" was viewed more than …

Photographers

Nikon has started massive cost cutting measures all over the world

Nikon has started massive cost cutting measures all over the world. Here are some of the tips/rumors I have been receiving in the past few days:<p>→ …

Nikon

Best Non-Destructive Editing Software for Photography

With so many editing / post-processing software packages on the market today, photographers might find it rather difficult to go through them all and …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

The Ultimate Guide For Mastering Light In Your Photography

<b>Free Bonus:</b> Mastering light is the key to great photography. Download our free cheat sheet on camera craft and you will have the tools at your …

The 5 Best Google Nik Color Efex Pro 4 Filters and How They Can Amplify Your Images - Digital Photography School

A Post By: Tim Gilbreath<p>The Google Nik collection has been considered one of the top photographic effect plugin suites for a few years now, and it …

Google

5 Ways To Capture Genuine Emotion In Portrait Photography

Capturing genuine emotion in portrait photography could arguably be one of the more difficult tasks of a photographer. Learning the technical side of …

Top Photographers Reveal Their Most Valuable Mistakes

As a British person, I have an innate talent for moaning, queuing, and observing humour about our ever-changing weather. One spring morning last …

Nature Photography Tips from a National Geographic Photographer

We’re all familiar with <i>National Geographic</i>, if not captivated by its endless amount of gorgeous photography. The magazine, which allows no editing of …

Adobe Discards Valuable Metadata When Processing RAW Files

Cameras record a ton of information about the exposure settings of your camera, and these have been standardized into EXIF metadata fields. What few …

Choosing the Right Camera Bag - and Why You May Need More than One - Digital Photography School

Choosing the Right Camera Bag – and Why You May Need More than One<p>A Post By: Daniel Smith<p>You’ve just bought yourself a new camera, or perhaps a new …

Learn How to Properly Light a Green Screen

The green screen effect (also known as "chroma keying") is highly useful and pretty cool. Lighting a green screen is a royal pain in the neck, …

How to Clean Your Photography Gear and Keep it in Good Shape - Digital Photography School

A Post By: Ivo Guimaraes<p>A long time ago when I started my first steps into the photography world, a good friend of mine that worked many years as a …

Does Music Soothe the Savage Photo Editing Beast?

Last weekend, my wife and I enjoyed a wonderful spaghetti dinner at the house of wedding photographer, and fellow survivor of the Australian music …

Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

When shooting a portrait, the conventional wisdom involves using bright, evenly-coloured light to bring out the model’s sweet inner glow. Sometimes, …

Tips For Lighting Environmental Portraits with Subtlety

Oh, what's that? I'm using flashes to take a portrait? Well let's turn those bad boys up to 11 and make that subject pop! When you're first learning …

There is no way to break compositional rules, only move to more advanced rules

Of course it follows the rule of thirds, It has to to be a good photo, right? I am not sure. You can always “break the rules”, to make a good photo, …

How to add some extra stability to your long lens shots on tripods

Working with real big lenses is fun, but often troublesome. Handholding with image stabilisation can help, but only until your arms get tired, which …

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A Real World Review of the Pentax K-1

I got my Pentax K-1 last night and have spent the entire day with it, shooting and getting a feel for the camera. I thought the Pentaxians in the …

Pentax

How to shoot a moving day to night timelapse (With a Canon body and a Nikon lens)

Time lapses that transition from day to night (or vice versa) are considered the Holy Grail of time lapses. Aside from the actual tactics of taking a …

Time-lapse Photography

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Metering Modes

One of the key elements of a good photo is getting the exposure right. That is, the highlights aren’t too bright and the shadows aren’t too dark, and …

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