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3 Free Guides That Will Help You Get the Hang of Exposure in Photography

Exposure is among the first few technical concepts you must master on your way to learning photography. A proper understanding of exposure lays the …

The Best Grilled Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Rub ribs with olive oil, …

Master the way of the spreadsheet with these Excel tips and tricks

Who doesn’t love spreadsheets? Probably a lot of people, actually, but even if the thought of filling rows and columns with various data points …

The Sunny F/16 Rule - Digital Photo Magazine

What’s the correct exposure on a normal sunny day? There’s a formula to answer that, don’t you know? The correct answer is a shutter speed of 1/ISO …

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

Do I need a will? How to write a last will and testament, DIY templates and when to prepare one.

Death. It’s unavoidable, at least for now. And though you may be young and healthy now, if you are older than 18, you’re an adult — so it’s time to …

How to make a DIY Beauty Dish with an umbrella for less than $7.00

Beauty Dishes are a favored light modifier for both portrait photographers and fashion photographers. In this beauty dish lighting tutorial Joe …

A 3-Part Guide to Nailing Exposure In-Camera

Shooting RAW gives you a lot of latitude to make exposure adjustments in post, but it’s still vital to understand how to correctly expose a scene to …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Auto Masking Made Easy In Lightroom | Who Says You Can’t Edit Precisely In Lightroom?

Photo editing is where the glamorous allure of photography can fade away quickly. After the initial thrill of shooting has waned, the reality that …

The dPS Ultimate Guide to Getting Started in Lightroom for Beginners

<b>Note</b>: <i>this is one of the most comprehensive articles we’ve written on Lightroom. Read it below or get a free downloadable copy to print and/or refer</i> …

Tutorials

How to Create Portraits with a Black Background

Who does not love a crisp, deep black background for a portrait? You can achieve this with the application of just two ideas, and just a little …

Tutorials

Watch This Beginners Lightroom Tutorial and Learn How to Edit an Image in Just 20 Clicks (VIDEO)

Lightroom is a powerful tool and can be a bit intimidating to new users, but in this 8-minute tutorial editing expert Ed Gregory shows you how to how …

Night Photography Camera Settings for Beginners

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.I have spent many nights over the …

Shutter Speed

Sway is a slick meditation app that makes sure you relax

Sway is a smartphone-based meditation (kind of) game, that comes from Ustwo, the company behind acclaimed mobile hit <i>Monument Valley</i>. No, this isn't a dreamily designed puzzler, but the same gentle aesthetics and attention to detail are definitely found in this app's DNA. I got to test Sway a few …

Getting Started in Photoshop? Here’s How to Use Layer Masks to Edit Difficult Images (VIDEO)

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and …

Our Favorite Tips for Achieving Winning Headshots Using Speedlights

We know that light is so important in portrait photography. If you don't have adequate lighting to light your subject or at least their face, you …

5 Ways to Make Your Photos Pop

When you look at your photographs, do you feel that they lack punch and don’t pop enough? A lot of us do.<p>The photographs that come straight out of …

The dPS Ultimate Guide to Landscape Photography

IntroductionLandscape photography is one of the most challenging and most rewarding hobbies a person can have. One of the things I like most about it …

10 Tips & Tricks for Better Portrait Photography

We love to look at stunning portraits. The subject may be our friend, family member, a model, or a perfect stranger. A well taken portrait tells us …

10 Powerful Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

We’re always looking to up our Photoshop game, but the lists of Must Know “techniques” or “skills” or “tools” we run across typically disappoint us …

Stanford Professor Releases Free University-Level Digital Photography Course

A Stanford professor releasing his entire course for free. It sounds too good to be true, no? Fear not, for it has actually happened.<p>Marc Levoy is a …

Top 100 Photography Blogs, Websites And Newsletters To Follow in 2018

<b>About Blog</b> 500px ISO is home to the best photo stories on the web. We feature the unique, crazy, and beautiful stories behind the photos you see on …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

How to Use Split Toning to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Here are some tips on how to use Split Toning in Lightroom or Photoshop to color tone, and help make your images pop and stand out more.

4 Common Lighting Styles to Get the Perfect Portrait

When you begin doing portrait lighting for the first time, the general advice you get is to put your light at 45º to your subject, and aim it down at …

Now You Can Have Perfectly Posed Portraits

Over the last week at dPS our writing team have focused their efforts on creating a great series of tutorials on the topic of posing subjects for …

Photography

Tips for Getting Proper Exposure for Night Photography

Night photography can be much more rewarding than photography during the day. Because everything looks different at night, you don’t need to go …