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4 Portrait Photography Tips To Help People Feel Comfortable On Camera

Jessica Sterling is back with 3 tips + a bonus tip to help you help your subjects feel comfortable on camera. What should you do and definitely not …

Photography Tips

8 Tips for Mastering Your Portrait Photography

Becoming a master of portrait photography takes lots of patience and practice. It’s likely there are a few mistakes you are making with your …

Landscape Photography

Control the Contrast in Beauty Portraits: Shaping a Model's Face with light

Join Daniel Norton OnSet in his studio in New York City as he demonstrates a simple technique to control the contrast in beauty portraits using the …

Portraits: Backlighting, Wraparound Lighting

This is a quick explanation of backlighting (for wraparound lighting from behind) in a portrait. This can produce a soft, ethereal effect for …

Photography

Couple Sends Wedding Photographer 30-Page Critique of Their Photos

Ah, the joys of dealing with difficult clients as a wedding photographer. A dissatisfied newlywed couple in Hong Kong recently sent their wedding …

Photography

Face time: 50 portrait photographs, 50 different ways

<b>Is it possible to shoot the same person in 50 different ways and still get creative portraits? The authors of a fascinating new book reveal how, in</b> …

Canon EOS

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Following his recent film showing you how Sean Tucker shot the Mentor Portraits project back in South Africa, this is a follow up tutorial showing …

Photography

How to Capture a Photo of a Bubble Bursting

Set yourself a high-speed challenge: Capture a bursting bubble I have always loved the idea of photography as being a way of taking an instant out of …

Digital Photography

4 Kinds Of Bracketing You Can Do With Your Camera

Bracketing is a standard feature on nearly every camera produced these days, from high end mirrorless ILCs and DSLRs to point and shoot cameras to …

Landscape Photography

7 Most Common Studio Portrait Light Mistakes

Photographer Antti Karppinen explains 7 most common studio portrait light mistakes and how you can avoid them.<p>Here the sample images for every …

Portrait Photography

How to control your background with a 70 - 200 telephoto lens

Patrick Hall from Fstoppers.com talks about his favorite lens, the 70 to 200. Many people might consider this a sports lens, but Patrick wants to …

Photography

Easy Color Grading Tips From Jessica Kobeissi | And What Not To Do

I’m a firm believer in considering the source when it comes to absorbing material, hence there are certain news outlets I tend to avoid. But the …

Tutorials

Another 15 Cheat Sheets, Printables and Infographics for Photographers

Editor’s note: Last week we shared a list of some great resources for photographers. It was so popular we thought we’d bring you another set compiled …

Getting Real with HDR - a Step by Step Tutorial for Realistic Looking HDR

If you have been photographing for more than a year or two, you will have heard about HDR (which stands for High Dynamic Range). We have probably …

67 Portrait Poses (Printable)

Super handy, brilliant quality and VERY affordable.<p>Whilst others might charge $50, $100 even $200 for posing guides like this, you can pick up a copy …

5 Tips to Seriously Improve Your Food Photography Techniques

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. …

Food Photography

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

7 Steps to Ensure Your Photographs are as High-Quality as Possible

One of the great allures of photography is that it mixes both art and science. The creative and artistic side is, of course, the most important …

Landscape Photography

How to Start a Side Business in Product Photography

If you’ve been reading dPS long enough, you probably know enough about photography to make a bit of money on the side. This article will give you an …

Landscape Photography

5 Portrait Photography Mistakes You Should Avoid

Rating:<p>4.25 based on 4 Ratings<p>December 10, 2017 By Taya Ivanova<p>5 Portrait Photography Mistakes You Should Avoid www.sleeklens.com<p>It’s true, …

How to Plan a Portrait or Fashion Photoshoot

So you have a great photoshoot idea that's been burning a hole in the back of your brain. As amazing as it sounds to you, you continue to push it …

Online

Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society

‘No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.’<p>Another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil society around the world. Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007 and became its vice president for user growth, said he …

Social Media
Wi-Fi

How to Sell Stock Photography: 9 Do's and Don’ts For Photographers

Shooting for Adobe Stock: 9 Do’s and Don’ts For Photographers<p>December 5, 2017<p>source: Adobe Stock<p>Every genre of photography is full of little nuances …

How to Make Natural Light Rays in Photoshop

There are many programs and plugins you can use to make light rays bursting through your image. However, few have the control over the effect that …

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

Starting a Photography Business as an Introvert

I didn’t realize I was an introvert until I was well into my 20s. I’m not shy, and I don’t mind speaking up in a crowd if I’m asked a question, so I …

When You SHOULD NOT Use Three-Point Lighting

Three point lighting is the first thing you learn about in your lighting classes. But is three point lighting a thing of the past? Probably not, but …

Visual Stories with Exposure Blending

I like to tell stories based on my experiences in the outdoors and I use my photographs for this form of creative expression. The selection of visual …

10 best plant apps and flower identification apps for Android

Nature fans don’t have a ton of uses for mobile. After all, mobile phones can’t plant crops, weed gardens, or go on hikes for you. They can be very useful, though. Namely, they’re helpful for identifying plants, tips and tricks on how to grow stuff better, and general information about plants, …