John Davenport

679 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Following | 147 Followers | @jdavenport11 | Photographer, writer and owner of Phogropathy. I also contribute to Digital Photography School's site from time to time.

How to Photograph Self-Portraits of Yourself

If you’re lacking inspiration to shoot others– shoot yourself.<p>1. Shoot yourself:<p>To start off, you are the best person to photograph. You give …

11 Macro Photos That are Out of This World!

I'm guilty of not always appreciating the beauty around me.<p>And I don't mean the big stuff like mountains or the beach...<p>I mean the unseen world that …

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

How to Take Better Pictures of Cars

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How-To's

15+ tips for better iPhone photography

Apple’s recent ‘One Night on iPhone 7’ campaign stressed the value of taking photographs on iPhone, it’s nice to see what the pros can achieve, but …

This Crop Factor Calculator Makes Sensor Math a Breeze

You can’t avoid crop factor these days. Whether your camera sports an APS-C, Micro Four Thirds, 1-inch, or some other size sensor, there will come a …

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

Possibly the Best Focal Length for Landscape Photography?

If you’re a landscape photography enthusiast like me, you’re constantly trying to find new approaches and even new gear that will help you capture …

How to Take Better Photos with Your iPhone

Most would agree: the best camera is always the one you have with you. And taking great photos with a smartphone has never been easier thanks to the …

Tips for Winter Photography

Blending with Light – 50% OFF<p>Create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p>For Limited Time Only<p>5Days0Hours2Minutes35Seconds<p>Find …

Landscape Photography

6 Things You Shouldn’t Do if You’re Just Starting Out in Photography (VIDEO)

Here’s more great advice for beginning photographers in the form of a helpful how-to video from landscape photographer Serge Ramelli. Titled …

Photography

Are cheap ND filters really any good?

Using ND filters is a great way to get creative with your photography, creating motion in your images with long exposures, being able to shoot wide …

Landscape Photography

3 Smartphone Camera Settings You Should Try Out

It wasn’t all that long ago that simply having a phone with a camera in it was relatively rare. Not so today!Now, the cameras on our smartphones are …

Make Your iPhone 7 a Better Camera with These New Offerings from Moment Lenses

Moment Lenses has been on the scene of mobile photography for a few years now and truly separates themselves from the crowd of phone lens attachments …

IPhone 7

Why Every Photographer Should Own a Light Meter

While it certainly wasn't my first time using one, a recent shoot I did for TEDx at the Ohio State University made me realize how much easier life is …

Improve Your Landscape Photography With These 5 Free Guides

Landscapes are the subject of choice for many photographers. Photographing the hills, meadows, forests, waterfalls and many other landscape scenes …

Nighttime Is the Right Time for the Beautiful Moody Street Photography of Justin Carey

London-based photographer Justin Carey says he is “fascinated by solitude, sentiment and the particular beauty found in unexpected places,” and his …

Photography

Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

Dave Morrow has made a career for himself by photographing serene landscapes and teaching others how to do so from start to finish. For this reason, …

Lightning Meets Lava in These Incredible Images by Nature Photographer Hernando Rivera

Hernando Rivera is a graphic designer and nature photographer living in Mexico, and he recently made a series of amazing photos of lightning striking …

Why you need to master Photoshop layers & masks

<b>Post Processing Workflow</b>"><p>Here is a photo of St. Mary falls in Glacier National Park. You can see exquisite details and vibrant colors in every part …

Landscape Photography

How to Reduce Noise Like a Pro in Photoshop

<b>ACR Noise Reduction + Blend If = Awesome!</b><p>There are many ways to do the same things in Photoshop, why would Noise Reduction be any different? From …

Photoshop Layers and Layer Masking for Beginners

Arguably the most versatile adjustments in Photoshop are the layering and masking tools. Together, layers and masks make up a large portion of the …

The Four Factors that Affect Depth of Field

Last week, Max Bridge included me in his article entitled 7 Mistakes From Professional Photographers That Held Them Back. I wrote about the fact that …

Landscape Photography

Using Leading Lines to Improve Composition

One of the simplest, yet most powerful concepts of composition in photography is leading lines. Leading lines are what will enable you to suck your …

How to Find a Great Sunset Photography Location

We all know that some of the most beautiful light happens during sunset. But what truly makes a great sunset photography location?

How to Use the Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Change Colors in Your Images

There may be times when you want to play around with some elements in your images. Perhaps you want to change a color to a more suitable one in …

Tips for Removing Digital Noise in Lightroom

One of the most significant advantages that modern cameras have over their film-based counterparts of days gone, by is their ability to change how …

Winter Photography Ideas to Keep You Active

Everyone knows that winter is the time for staying in front of the fireplace and maybe remembering the adventures over the last year, but a truly …

How Mobile Cameras Can Help Fill the Gaps in Your Photography Life

We live in a great time for the usage of iPhones in photography. More and more photographers have taken to this medium, and little wonder. Right in …

Lightroom vs. Photoshop: When You Should Use Each

As a photographer who is busy working with clients, shooting their engagement and wedding photos, and spending hours on your post-wedding workflow, …