Melissa Rae Luttrell Amos

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5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

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BEFORE & AFTER: An Empty Loft Becomes Warm and Inviting

A peek at one of our favorite makeovers from this week's American Dream Builders.<p>On Sunday night's episode of Nate Berkus's new show, <i>American Dream Builders</i>, we were introduced to a pair of post-industrial lofts in Downtown Los Angeles. The spaces were completely blank canvases and it was up to the …

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Photographer Emer Gillespie’s Beautiful Collaboration with Her Daughter with Down Syndrome

<i>Picture You, Picture Me</i> is Irish born, UK-based photographer Emer Gillespie‘s collaborative project with her 11-year-old daughter Laoisha, who has …

How a 365 Project Changed My Life

Just over a year ago, photography was my most precious hobby. I really enjoyed it and took photos fairly often, but I felt that if I wanted to take …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Powerfully Dramatic Landscapes by 23-Year-Old Shane Hawk

Whether we are watching or not, the sun rises every day and sets every evening. On a regular basis, 23-year-old photographer Shane Hawk turns his eye towards the sky to document the daily magic that takes place overhead. Based in California, Hawk began photographing with just an iPhone. He has …

Manual HDR Bracketing Explained

<b>Tip:</b> You can also combine automatic and manual bracketing. Check out my tutorial on semi-automatic bracketing.

#theLIST: Holiday Hair

From straight and sleek to intricate braids and sky high topknots, some celebs just know how to do party hair<p>From straight and sleek to intricate braids and sky high topknots, some celebs just know how to do party hair

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Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Documentary Photography - Six Tips for Creating a Legacy

We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family …

Mastering Monochrome Mode

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. One of the benefits of digital photography that …

Photographing Fall Foliage

Fall colours can be very different from place to place. Some areas will have a very short colour-changing season of a week or less, while elsewhere …

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How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Backlight: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week we explored the technique of back lighting subjects in a blog post so thought it might make a good challenge topic. Backlighting is …

An Introduction to Blend Modes in Photoshop

This week I had a number of readers email to ask about the topic of ‘blend modes’ in Photoshop. So I thought I’d see what our friends at Phlearn have …

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I was helping a photographer who had just switched from Elements to Photoshop 6. She was looking to streamline her editing and asked about …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) as a Photoshop Filter

One feature that is new to Photoshop CC is the Camera Raw filter. Using this filter you can make powerful nondestructive edits inside Photoshop. What …

23 Beautiful Dawn Images - dPS

Dawn images to give you a little inspiration to set that alarm clock one day this week and head out with your camera before day break.

How to Photograph Dramatic Clouds at Sunset

The difference between a nice sunset and a dramatic sunset is all about the clouds, however, not all clouds are created equal.

How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop

Here's How to Sharpen Image Edges in Photoshop. Once you have finished processing your image in Photoshop, flatten the image to a single layer or …

How to Create Wonderful Waterfall Photography

While the northeastern Unites States isn’t a wealth of dramatic vistas ripe for the landscape photographer’s choosing, one thing we do have plenty of …

Actions: Efficient Editing or Cheating?

Learning to use Photoshop can be overwhelming to some people. There are so many functions and so many tools that it can seem like you will never …

Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters: Essentials for Landscape Photography

Shooting landscape photography? Polarizing and Neutral Density Filters are a must to have in your arsenal. Here's why.

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

Fro Knows Photo Beginner Flash Guide - Review

The FroKnowsPhoto Beginner Flash Guide takes you from being hopelessly intimidated to supremely confident with speedlights and off-camera flash.

Bugs Eye View: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share a photo (or photos) with the theme of ‘bugs eye view’. We’re looking to see lots of shots …

5 Adorable Pet Photos [and How to Make your Shots even Cuter]

A guest post by by Erin McNulty – Pet Photographer and author of Snapn Paws. Want to get photos of your pet that will make everyone say “aaawwww”? …