Kurt Gery

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Top 10 Composition Tips in Photography

Photography is all about composition. If you can’t compose an image, you can’t take photos. That’s the bottom line. This is where your photography …

Landscape Photography

How To Create Your Own Unique Textures and Apply Them To Your Photography

I would like to take you through a journey today and show you how some very ordinary looking photographs of the world around us can be combined to …

Camera Modes: Setting Aperture and Shutter Speed

You might think that acquiring a $1,000 DSLR makes you a photographer. In truth, the first step down the “photographer road” is switching from auto …

8 Photo Projects in Your Own Backyard

One of my photography mentors, Freeman Patterson, says, “If you do not see what is around you every day, what will you see when you go to Tangiers?” …

The Challenge of Working with Mixed Indoor/Outdoor Photography Lighting

When shooting without flash, you try to use the light in your environment that works best. When shooting with flash, you often shoot inside and focus …

Tips for Flower Photography

You see them everywhere: flowers in full bloom. They are colorful and so easy to photograph. You can use them as art prints, backgrounds for images, …

Macro Photographer Teresa Franco Shares Her Best Phoneography Tips!

Scenario: A ladybug turns your shoulder into its new resting spot. What do you do?<p>Some might say <i>Make a wish</i>. Teresa Franco? She’d say <i>Take a …

How to Get Landscapes Sharp with Focus Stacking

A key aspect of successful landscape photography is image sharpness. Usually, it is desirable to ensure that all elements of a scene, whether close …

Silhouette Photography Tips and Tutorial

Normally when you take a photo, you want the subject to be as crisp and clear as possible. However, today, we’ll talk about a technique that hides …

How to Challenge Yourself To Be A Better Photographer

We all want things to be easy, stress free, and effortless. So much in fact we often overlook the benefits of a challenge. To continue improving our …

Photography

Tips For Photographing Flowers

With the advent of digital cameras and the huge amount of features, close-up photography has become the domain for everyone. The simple macro feature …

Review: Shooting Stars - How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR by Phil Hart

<i>Shooting Stars – How to Photograph the Moon and Stars With Your DSLR</i> by Phil Hart is a complete guide to taking amazing photos of the night sky. If …

Histograms: Your Guide To Proper Exposure

Too many newbie photographers, getting the proper exposure in camera is the biggest challenge they face. While letting the camera do the work for …

3 Stupidly Simple Reasons Why Most People's Photography Does Not Improve

I’m presuming that this article will not apply to some readers of dPS… but after 3 conversations in the last week which revealed the same photography …

How to Photograph Reflections for Awesome Results

They can be beautiful, surreal, abstract or a combination of all three, reflections are a powerful way convey emotion or provoke thought in your …

Unique chemistry reveals eruption of ancient materials once at Earth’s surface

New study supports theory that Earth’s earliest crust was folded back into its mantle and returned to the surface in volcanoes.<p>An international team …

Maya marked start of 'new form of society' - Futurity

U. ARIZONA (US) — Scientists have uncovered evidence at a site in Guatemala that suggests …

Utah's Fossil Finds Describe an Ancient World

Once upon a time, giants roamed the planet — many of them in what is now Utah. A panel of paleontology experts describes some of the state's ancient treasures, from massive long-necked sauropods to the Utahraptor, a predator that would put those in Jurassic Park to shame.<p><b>Brian Switek,</b> Author, "My …

How 'jail-breaker' cancer cells escape - Futurity

PRINCETON (US) — Cancer cells that can break out of a tumor and invade other …

It's getting hot in here: Earth's core is 1,000 degrees warmer than experts thought

The Earth's inner core is hotter than experts previously suspected — by a whopping 1,000 degrees. In fact, new research suggests, the center of our planet might be around the same temperature as the sun.<p>In a study published in <i>Science</i>, a team out of the French research agency CEA simulated the …

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Starwatch: The May night sky

The conspicuous planet Jupiter is dropping lower into our W sky at nightfall and is all but lost from view by May's end. Before then, though, it …

New Evidence Unearthed for the Origins of the Maya

The Maya culture began differently than previously thought, study says.<p><b>Civilizations rise and fall, often in dramatic fashion. Their origins, though, are subtler and tend to be overlooked or poorly understood.</b><p>In the case of the Maya, anew paper in <i>Science</i> magazine sheds surprising light on that …

How to Take Compelling Photographs

One of the keys to a good photograph is its ability to tell a story. To be able to do so effectively, a photographer has to take many different …

How to Photograph Light Trails

If you’ve ever wanted to create light trails but didn’t know where to start, this article is for you.<p>photo by Strevo<p>What You Need for Light Trail …

Landscape Photography

How to Practice Mindfulness (Buddhism)

Staff Reviewed<p>Practicing mindfulness is about controlling the way you think about the world. You must learn to live in the present moment and how to …

10 Unique Ways to Decorate with Mirrors

Tips from Kay Douglass, Steven Sclaroff, and more designers.<p>No matter where you put one, mirrors are an easy way to reflect light, make a space look bigger, and open up a room. Here are 10 decorating ideas for using them in your house.

22 Essential Gadgets Your Kitchen Needs Now

This wine fridge is all we can think about now.<p>You may not be able to redo your entire kitchen right now, but you can totally invest in a few cool kitchen gadgets that look sleek, but can also make your cooking life a whole lot easier. We've rounded up some of the most innovative kitchen products …

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10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen New Again

10 fast and easy tips.<p>Tired of the same old kitchen, but don't want the hassle (or price tag) of an entire renovation? These fast and easy updates take the room from make-do to magnificent.

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