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Horse drug ketamine is ‘remarkable’ treatment for depression

Horse tranquiliser ketamine has been ‘successfully’ used at an NHS clinic to treat people with depression.<p>The hallucinogenic party drug – set to be …

The Next Big Thing You Missed: How We Can Manufacture Forests Like Toyota Makes Cars

For a young industrial engineer, Shubhendu Sharma couldn't have landed a gig much sweeter than Toyota. As the originator of "just-in-time …

Steve Jobs Wanted To Lock You To Your iPhone Forever

As Apple and Samsung get ready to sue each other yet again, all sorts of fun little tidbits are beginning to be put on the public record. Most of them, of course, surround Steve Jobs, who we already knew was kind of a dick. Turns out, Jobs might also have been just a little, er, overzealous<p>The most …

A Concise Video Refresher of the Basic Rules of Composition

Composition and the rules that accompany it are some of the most basic aspects you learn when first picking up a camera. If you’ve been a …

Interview with Siegfried Hansen – Veteran Street Photographer from Germany

Practically you have all the elements for a street photograph but then wait there is a huge amount of humor & brilliance, every picture has a story …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

The 7 Classic Pieces of Gear You Will Want After You Get a DSLR

Congratulations! You’re the proud owner of a new camera. But not just any new camera; no, not a new mobile device, not a new point and shoot — not …

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

Tutorial: How to Remove Location Info from Your Images in Photoshop

Privacy is a big concern these days, what with the NSA looking over both your shoulders, reading your emails and chiming in on your cell phone …

Get Educated: Recommended Projects and Tutorials

As with most fields that are technology driven, in photography, if you don’t keep moving you’ll quickly find yourself dead in the water. This is why …

How to Capture the Perfect Photograph

As artists, we see the beauty in the everyday. It isn’t easy to portray that beauty in an image. Getting what we see in our mind’s eye into the final …

Little District – B/W Street Photography by Jens Franke

German photographer Jens Franke has a passion for street photography and reportage, which is especially clear in his series called Little District. …

S is for Simplicity: How Simplicity Will Improve Your Photography

In a complex world of action and vision it’s often difficult to separate the trees from the forest.<p>In the early days of photography there was a …

50mm Focal Length: Weekly Photography Challenge

We’ve written many times about why we like 50mm lenses here on dPS (for example here, here and here) and every time we do we get a heap of readers …

Marc Janks on Getting Over Shyness Through Photography

Marc Janks is a very special type of photographer. He’s the man behind Who Are You New York–which is a Tumblr site about his daily encounters through …

On 'Crop Factor': What it Means And How to Apply it to Your Photography

When adapting the lens of one camera system to another, you may not always get the same results. Part of the reason is that your camera system may …

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

<i>Final reminder: deal ending June 30 for Essentials of Street Photography at 25% Off</i>When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind …

Landscape Photography

Street Photography Cheat Sheet For Your Travels

If you are new to street photography, or even if you’re not, remembering settings, nailing the composition, getting idea inspirations, and just …

Bold Street Photography Project: Photographing Strangers Together

Photographs of friends, family, and loved ones tend to be posed to include physical touch. Intimacy and closeness are symbolized by interlocked hands …

5 Ideas to Photograph When You’re Out on the Street

1. Seek Out EmotionThis is an easy point to make—photographs are better when they show people’s emotions. However, it’s much easier said than done. …

Street Photography

17 Lessons Walker Evans Has Taught Me About Street Photography

I want to write about a photographer that most art and photography students know, but not that many street photographers know (or appreciate) …