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Here’s How to Separate Your Model from the Background for More Dynamic Portraits (VIDEO)

Manny Ortiz is a Chicago-based photographer who also offers helpful tutorials on portraiture and wedding photography techniques. In the quick and …

Tutorials

How to create the ultimate fake sun with a strobe (with lighting diagrams)

Nikon d800 1/200s – f2.8 – ISO 100 – 50mm<p>Some shots need a sun. Sadly the sun is not at the optimal angle at all locations. Heck, if you are indoors …

Nikon D800

Homes in former toll houses – in pictures

‘Who’s that trip-trapping over my bridge?’ It might be a thankless task guarding roads in Gloucestershire, Devon and East Sussex, but the houses are cute enough

Thirteen photographers to get to know at Amsterdam’s Unseen

Amsterdam's Unseen Photo Fair, an annual showcase of established and the brightest up-and-coming photographers is currently taking over the city. This year Dazed’s photo director Lauren Ford and photo producer Saorla Houston have taken residency in the fair with a curated corner featuring 13 young …

Photographers

Boudoir Photography: Your Most Personal Questions, Answered (By a Photographer)

Admit it: there's a wedding gift you know your fiancé would be more excited about than classic cufflinks. Professional boudoir photography has grown in popularity in recent years, especially among brides looking to surprise their future spouses with the sexy shots or just bask in the …

Create Dynamic “Rain” Portraits on the Cheap with a Manual-Focus Lens and a Garden Hose (VIDEO)

Shooting in the rain is a great way to capture some very impactful images, but without the right equipment it’s also a great way to ruin your …

How to pay no taxes at all! (if you're Apple, Google or Facebook)

In only 7 minutes, Australian comedy show The Undercurrent explains exactly how companies like Apple, Google and Facebook use offshore registration, …

Syrian Teen's 9-Minute Doc Hits Cannes, Sundance, L.A. Film Fest

Khaldiya Jibawi dreams of being a documentary filmmaker.<p>And she's off to a great start.<p>The 18-year-old Syrian refugee made her first film in a refugee camp in Jordan, and it's been shown at Sundance, SXSW and the Cannes Film Festival, to name a few. This weekend, her documentary shows at the Los …

Director Luc Besson Is Using Instagram As A Production Diary

<b>WHO:</b> <i>The Fifth Element</i> director Luc Besson.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> If you were able to look past its unaccountably dumb premise—woman is able to access 100% of …

A short video explaining the (insanely funny) seven steps of video editing

John Aldred is DIYP’s video editor. If you liked our videos from the UK photoshow or our interviews with some of the worlds top creatives, he is the …

Videography

A lesson in color grading

If Shakespeare were a photographer today, he’d have lost so many jobs to his “To tone or not to tone” predicament that in comparison you’d probably …

This Photographer Has Traveled The World For Three Years To Capture The Beauty Of Women

Shiraz, Iran <i>Image Credit: Mihaela Noroc</i><p>In 2013, photographer Mihaela Noroc quit her job and decided to travel the world. She wanted to pursue a small …

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby's – in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it<p>Through the Lens: Fashion Photography …

3 Important Ways To Edit Color In Lightroom

Being able to adjust color is an important skill which every photographer should know. This article will cover three methods to adjust and sometimes …

5 Android keyboard apps for easier typing

Quick: What are the most important apps on your phone when it comes to getting stuff done?<p>If you're like most people I've asked, "the keyboard" …

7 Best Free Websites To Learn Photography Skills Easily

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Vogue 100 features rare celebrity portraits - CNN Style

Written by Esra Gurkan, CNN<p>"Vogue 100: A Century of Style," a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London, showcases the remarkable range of photography that has been at the forefront of British <i>Vogue</i> since it was founded in 1916.<p>Structured in reverse chronology, the exhibition …

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some …

Build your own Android magic mirror on the cheap

Have you ever seen one of those fancy mirrors that will show you the time, weather, and other pertinent information? They’re pretty neat, and helps …

Raspberry Pi

Defumblr’s Smarter Android Lockscreen Takes Cues From Apple’s “Proactive” Features

A new mobile application from a co-founder of Reputation.com wants to re-imagine how consumers interact with their smartphones. Instead of unlocking the device and launching apps for common actions – like replying to calls, texts and emails; making to-do lists; seeing what’s nearby; or reading the …

Apps

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

1/<p>Yahoo Weather is a gorgeous weather app.<p>Google Play Store<p>Yahoo Weather is one of the best weather apps for Android.<p>It shows you the weather …

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Apps

Understanding Natural Light Part 1: Quality of Light

Light has different qualities, and by understanding those differences and using them in your favor, you can become a better image maker. From my …

8 Things to Avoid in Your Photographer’s Bio

The photographer’s biography – it’s your window to the world. Your opportunity to reveal the person behind the camera, to impress the world with your …

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5 Steps to Creating Long Shadows in Photoshop

I had kind of a hard time coming up with an appropriate title for this post… I’m still not totally sure if it conveys what I’m trying to show you …

The Red List Lets You Study the Work of the Greatest Photographers

Photography is an art; by looking upon past examples, we can not only learn to improve our own technique, but also to study and appreciate times …

100 Cameras Were Given to the Homeless in London. Here’s What They Captured.

Cafe Art is a UK-based initiative that aims to connect the homeless with their wider community through art and photography. The project was founded …

Photography