Mario Lupo

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How to Choose Flattering Light for Your Client

When a client hands a portrait photographer their hard-earned money, they want to see a photograph of themselves they feel great about. Light is a …

Tutorials

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee: “We have an obligation to speak about Donald Trump’s mental health issues. . . . Our survival as a species may be at stake”

“Malignant reality is taking hold” in American politics, says shrink who held conference on Trump’s mental health<p>President Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to the United States and the world.<p>He has reckless disregard for democracy and its foundational principles. Trump is also an …

Mental Health

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Singularity

We're all living in a 'conceptual prison': our brains perceive a fraction of reality to keep us alive

Seeing may be believing but, says cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman, it shouldn't be. For millions of years the Australian jewel beetle's …

Physics

No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

Dining Rooms

Noah's Ark 'replica' unveiled in Kentucky amid anger at 'scientifically preposterous' museum

Nathaniel Jeanson is a Harvard-educated biologist. For the past year, he has been involved in a spectacular $100 million project, designed to educate and astonish the world.<p>His project, however, has left many scientists in despair.<p>For Dr Jeanson is one of the advisers of Ark Encounter – billed as …

The Best Science Sites Of 2016 – So Far

Here’s my latest my-year list.<p>You might also be interested in:<p>Here are my choices for The Best Science Sites Of 2016 – So Far (not in any order of …

Science
Pakistan

Science Says Stop Doing This to Eliminate Self-Doubt

What would you do if you could eliminate self-doubt? Here's a hack that works every time.<p>Self-doubt says, "You can't do that."<p>Self-doubt comes from worrying about what others will think if you try and fail.<p>Self-doubt is paralyzing, even for the best of us.<p>But self-doubt is just that -- <i>self-imposed</i> …

Self-confidence

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

The Brain

Branding Yourself as a Photographer: It Doesn't Always Hurt

Branding yourself is probably one of the most important things you can do as a photographer. It is important to showcase your work, whether it is …

Web Design

The Anatomy of a Newspaper Feature Portrait Shoot

I had a great opportunity to do a “behind the scenes” of a recent portrait feature shoot which my very good friend Daniel Hambury was doing for the …

Dining Rooms

Shipping container homes

Housing affordability constraints; population growth; lack of developable land close to amenities; time-poor lifestyles demanding low-maintenance …

Woman builds her dream home out of shipping containers

We’ve already seen shipping container skyscrapers and offices, but now they’re being re-imagined into people’s dream homes.<p>You might not be able to …

Living Rooms

10 Different Lighting Effects Using Just One Softbox

When you start out as a photographer, you probably don’t have a lot of equipment or money, so you need to come up with unique ways of using what you …

Our 21 Most Viral Photography Tutorials This Week

This week has been a busy week on our social media accounts with unprecedented amounts of sharing of dPS articles. In fact the last couple of weeks …

Lightroom Tutorial for Beginners: Backlit Portrait Editing

We are sharing this tutorial from Lightroomzen. Very quick and effective editing for Backlit Portrait. Enjoy this Tutorial.<p>Tips for dealing with …

Tutorials

How to Do Cinematic Color Grading on Your Photos with Photoshop

Want to give your photographs a “Hollywood movie” look? Here’s a fantastic 25-minute tutorial on how to do cinematic color grading on your …

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

4 Photography Lighting Terms You Need to Know

The essence of photography is built upon the workings of light and shadow. And when it comes to portrait lighting, the use of light and shadow has …

Photography

Short & Broad Lighting in Portrait Photography

The photo tip for today is about using “short lighting” and “broad lighting” patterns in your portrait photography. Flat lighting will ruin your …

The 5 Most Common Key Light Patterns in Portrait Photography

One of the most difficult parts of mastering studio lighting is memorizing all the photography jargon. You may hear terms like “loop lighting” or …

Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

The options that a photographer has to light a person’s face and body are many. You may use different types of lights such as parabolic or diffused …

Rembrandt

Why the Key Ingredient of a Successful Photographer Is a Recognizable Style

There are a zillion photographers out there, but there aren’t a zillion clients. How do you make your work stand out? Success comes when a client …

Cape Town

How to Start a Portrait Photography Business to Earn a Good Living

The portrait market demand reaches enormous levels especially when the requirement is almost every household across the globe in every civilized …

How to Photograph and Edit A Panorama

Since I don’t own a lens which is wider than 18mm (pair that with a crop sensor as I do, and you can see the problem here), the only option I have …

Tutorials

Direct to Desktop: Camera Tethering in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Have you ever seen a high-powered fashion photography studio setup on TV? Maybe on a reality show, or a makeup ad: medium format digital cameras …

10 Editing Techniques That Changed My Photography

In the digital age you as a photographer are expected to be familiar and knowledgeable with Photoshop. It can be argued back and forth if this is …

Tutorials