James Carrasco

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Best of dPS 2013

This is Why Camera Ergonomics Are Important

Let’s have a virtual hands up. Who has bought a camera over the internet based on its reviews without ever physically trying it? I bet there are a …

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?


How to Create a Winter Wonderland Holiday Photo


How to Photograph Your Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again. Christmas is upon us. Your tree is all decorated and presents are piled up underneath. So how do you take photos of …

Christmas Trees

What’s in Our Lighting Bag For Portrait Sessions

Our Lighting Gear Set Up<p>In this article we’re showing you exactly what’s in our lighting bag for a typical portrait session. Some people might think …

Beauty and Portraits on a Budget

If you have ever had any interest in beauty or portraiture, but found yourself frustrated not being able to afford expensive lighting, studio space …

21 Settings, Techniques and Rules All New Camera Owners Should Know

If you are a new camera owner this guide will walk you through the most important settings, techniques and rules you should know.

Using Natural Light For Authentic Looking Food Photography

Setting up your studio to photograph food is a little different than setting up for portraits. One of the big differences is the current trend to use …

How to Maximize Sharpness with a Telephoto Lens

Maximizing Sharpness - Tips for overcoming the difficulties associated with shooting at long focal lengths to help you maximize image sharpness

Semi-Autobracketing for HDR - How to Extend Your Exposure Bracketing Series

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is the function by which modern DSLR cameras take multiple photos at different exposures with a single click on the …

What tech should you actually take to a festival?

Introduction<p>Festival season is kicking off, and if you're planning to spend three days drinking warm beer and watching bands in a field this year, …