Rob Byron

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The Eight Different Types of Photographers You’ll Find in the Wild

One of the joys of photography is the interesting cast of characters you meet along the way. I’m not talking about the subject’s you’re shooting …

Halloween Photography Tips

With Halloween coming up I thought it might be fun to share some Halloween Photography Tips to help those of you wanting to capture the occassion

Landfill Dogs: Photographer’s Portraits Save Unwanted Shelter Dogs

As skeptics by nature, many times we refuse to believe something until we’ve seen it. This tendency creates numerous societal problems, but it also …

Pets

Nikon Teases New Retro-Styled Full-Frame in Mysterious ‘Pure Photography’ Ad

Shortly after Sony announced the mirrorless a7 and a7R full-frames, rumors broke that Nikon had a new full-frame of its own coming in short order. As …

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All

“Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I …

Tricksy Photographer Pioneers Single Frame Timelapse Photography

When Pelle Cass was first called a “trick photographer,” he balked at the label because it seemed to stretch too far away from his noble intentions …

Photography

Incredibly Rare Robert Capa Interview Lets Us Hear His Voice for the Very First Time

Two days ago, the late great Robert Capa would have turned 100 years old. There was quite a bit of revelry surrounding what would have been the …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

27 Great Panning Images [and How to Take Them]

We’ve covered the topic of how to use ‘panning’ to photograph moving subjects previously here on dPS in Mastering Panning and The Art of Panning – so …

Photography

Lewis Hine: Social Reform Photographer

Two exhibitions of Lewis Hine’s photography are currently on display at the International Center of Photography in New York City through January 19, …

Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

When starting out using strobes, you might think that it’s pointless to use them outside during a sunny day. However, there are many situations that …

Professionalism in Photography

One commonly asked (and commonly mis-answered) question on the Internet these days is around the definition of what constitutes a ‘professional …

Tips for Using Window Light in Portrait Photography

Back in the 80’s and 90’s window lighting was very avant-garde and fashionable. However, then the window was always part of the scene. The subject …

Learn How To Connect With Your Subject

Whether you photograph the stars that fill our skies, shoot macros of the smallest insects or anything in between - How do you connect with your …

Digital Photography

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Pinterest Strikes a Deal with Getty Images, Will Pay for Metadata

When it comes to images, Pinterest is a bit of a copyright nightmare. It’s not unusual for people to pin photos without any information or …