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Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Long Exposure Captures a Lot of Lightning in Utah

Mount Timpanogos, or “Timp” as some would call it, is the second highest mountain in Utah’s Wasatch Range. It towers over the Orem, Pleasant Grove …

6 Great Spots in Europe to Visit During Shoulder Season

Imagine... traveling to Europe when the crowds are thin, the weather is pleasant, and the costs are slashed. Don't think it exists? It does. Europe's shoulder seasons -- that beautiful time of year when the temperatures begin their climb upwards or slow descent down, the water is that perfect …

What Camera Filters Do You REALLY Need?

In the days of film, filters were often regarded as essential tools for the photographer. These days, the likes of Photoshop and the use of third …

Landscape Photography

How to Jumpstart Your Photography With Self Assignments

As photographers who wish to improve our art, chances are we always looking for opportunities to practice our craft. The problem is, our practice …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

The Phoblographer Magazine is Now on Android Devices! - The Phoblographer

Hey Android Users! Awesome news! The Phoblographer’s Flipboard Magazine is now accessible through your device. Just make sure that you have the …

KeyProp: The Smartphone Stand That’s Always There When You Need It

For those of you who often take pictures with your smartphone, but find that you never have a stand or tripod with you when you need one, here’s a …

Useful Photography Tip #58: Develop Your Eye

We often talk about cameras, lenses and lighting but rarely do we talk about what’s behind them–your eye. Not the organ, no, the part of your mind …

Photography Tips on Shooting in Parks – The Vantage Points

Parks are one of the major places where a photographer can find many interesting subjects and challenges. But many of us shoot in parks in the same …

The 13 Most Popular DSLRS Among dPS Readers [May 2013]

It has been 4 months since we updated our ‘Popular Cameras and Gear’ list here on dP – a list of the hottest selling cameras and accessories among …

Sony Xperia ZR Smartphone Doubles as an Underwater Camera

Waterproofing is one specialization that compact cameras have had that smartphones (and their cameras) haven’t, but that’s about to change. Sony has …

Traps That Many Aspiring Photographers Get Caught In: Part II

This is a followup to our original post about aspiring photographers getting caught in traps when they’re first starting out. The list of potential …

Sony's New XPERIA ZR Smartphone Will Go Skinny Dipping With You

Sony just announced a new XPERIA smartphone labeled the ‘ZR’, which is the latest in a series of dust- and waterproof Android smartphones from the …

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding …

10 Things a Photographer Should Never Do While Photographing a Wedding

With over 2 million weddings taking place each year nationwide, there are over 2 million opportunities to make mistakes-countless pitfalls just …

How to Create Compelling Compositions with Curves

Do you want to make your images more dynamic and aesthetically pleasing? Try looking for curves when you are photographing! Once you start looking …

Samsung WB250F Review

You may question why I selected the Samsung WB250F for review after my less than positive review of the Galaxy, a camera replete with all sorts of …

Going From Exclusively Shooting RAW to Adding JPEGs to the Mix

I have been shooting photographs regularly for over 7 years now. I spent the first year shooting with a 2-megapixel phone camera. Since then, …

Last Minute Wedding Photography Tips

In the eleventh hour, your best friend who’s getting married is in tears.<p>The professional she hired to photograph her wedding bailed. You happen to …

How to Get Great Photo Effects With Camera Shutter Speed

Shutter speed is one of the three pillars of the exposure triangle along with aperture and ISO. It is also one of the fundamental ways that we can …

This is Why Your Pictures Suck

Dear Charlie,<p>You’ve asked me in evaluating your work to be brutally honest. Admittedly, it’s something that other photographers have asked for, but …

How Street Photography Can Turn into Astrophotography

Those Star Trek special effects guys are going to feel pret-ty foolish when they find out about Adam Kennedy.<p>Turns out you don’t need years of …

A Guide to Getting Started With Long Exposure Photography

FlixelPix has just released a photography resource titled <i>The Long Exposure Exposure Photography eBook</i>. If you’re looking to start capturing long …

20 Photography Tips Every Travel Photographer Must Know

1. Get up Early The best light to capture most kinds of subjects is in the golden hours- one hour after sunrise and one hour before sunset (depend …

BTS: Making Photographs of Sony’s New Xperia ZR Waterproof Phones

Earlier this week, Sony announced its new Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone that can double as an everyday underwater camera. After we reported on the …

Top 10 Photography eBooks

1<p>Trick Photography eBook and Video Course<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</i> …

10 Simple Yet Effective Photography Tips

<b>1. Move closer to your subject.</b> Nothing kills a photo quicker than a distracting background. If you have a great background try bringing the subject …