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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.

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 …

Photo basics: creative exposure techniques

Now playing: Watch this: Photo basics: creative exposure techniques<p>3:03<p><b>Just starting out with photography? Learn the basics of your camera with the</b> …

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Using Umbrellas to Help Imitate Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography

Umbrellas are great lighting tools for beginners and pros alike. They’re not too hard to figure out, and they give you great light coverage that you …

What it Takes to be a Good Interior Photographer

Interior photography is the most challenging of all the professional genres of commercial photography. Every detail is critical. Every prop must be …

Landscape Photography

Headshot Photography Techniques

Peter Hurley believes he has the coolest job you could ever have. He arrived at his headshot photography career through trial and error. Just like …

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Calling All Portrait Photographers: New Guide on Growing Your Business

We just released our 32nd free guide on one of the meatiest topics yet – portrait photography. In fact, the portrait photographers we interviewed for …

Magic Lantern boosts dynamic range of Canon 5D Mark III

<b>The boffins at Magic Lantern have done it again — this time, successfully increasing the dynamic range of both the Canon 5D Mark III and 7D by three</b> …

The Leica M-Monochrom "Soul" film won five awards at the Cannes Lions Festival

The short film "<i>Soul</i>" which was created for the launch of the M-Monochrom camera in the Leica Store in São Paulo, won five awards at the Cannes Lions …

Adobe Shows Off Lightroom-Style Photo Editing for iPad

<i>CNET</i> reports on a sneak peek from Adobe product manager Tom Hogarty showing off the company's concept for Lightroom-style photo editing on the iPad. The app would rely on cloud-based connections to serve as a companion app to the full Lightroom software, but offer a number of higher-end features …

Parents Are Spending Loads of Cash on Senior Portraits Now

According to the latest report from the Wall St. Journal: parents are dropping some serious dough on photoshoots for their child’s High School Senior …

Balancing Strobes & Daylight for Portrait Photography

Many beginning photographers think of strobes as devices to be used when there is a lack of light in the scene. However, they can also be used to …

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 …

5 Amazing New Features Coming to Adobe Lightroom 5

Adobe has recently released its latest version of Lightroom <b>into beta</b> and reviews of its usability and new features are already beginning to garner …

9 Tips to Lose Fat Fast

1 of 9<p>Bojan89 / Getty<p>1. Drink More Water<p>German researchers have shown that drinking about two cups of cold water can temporarily boost metabolic rate …

Chest Exercises

4-Minute Fat-Burning High-Intensity Workout

We all live busy lives and there are a lot of people who claim that they simply dont have time to go to the gym for a long cardio workout or strength …

Outex Waterproof Camera Covers

Breathtaking underwater photos? Awesome. Paying more than you paid for your camera for a dedicated housing? Not so awesome. Outex Waterproof Camera …

A Simple Exercise on Working with Natural Light in Portraits

Today I thought it might be fun to share a little exercise that we feature in our Natural Light eBook (by Mitchell Kanashkevich) – both because it …

How to Shoot Street Photography with a DSLR

It’s no secret, I love small cameras for street photography. The Fuji X100 retaught me how to do it and the Olympus EP3 is perhaps a game changer in …

3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really …

When To Shoot Black And White

When I first started out on this road of endless expense that is photography I spent many hours musing over the merits of black & white. There is no …

Applying the Rule of Thirds in Your Photography

New photographers are taught the rule of thirds as one of the first guidelines toward making exciting pictures. This is a technique in which a …