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Using HDR Photography for Panoramas & 360 Virtual Tours

High dynamic range (HDR) photography is a technique that allows a photographer to take the same image at different exposures and then blend them …

Landscape Photography

Should You Outsource Your Photography Post-Production For $3.89/Hour?

I’ve spent the last few months toying with the idea of hiring someone to do my post-processing. It usually takes me 8 hours to edit a full shoot. …

Tutorials

Editing Eyes for Portraits that Pop in Adobe Lightroom

While many will tell you that you should do all your eye-retouching and editing in Adobe Photoshop, there is an amazing amount of editing that you …

11 Tips for Photographing High School Senior Portraits

A Guest Contribution by Meghan Newsom. When it comes to planning for sessions, seniors are some of my favorite people to work with. Don’t get me …

Photography

Group Boudoir Photography: The Latest Trend

Though boudoir photography for individuals has been around for quite awhile, a new trend in female bonding has redefined the sexy genre as a luxury …

Landscape Photography

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Landscape Photography

How I Transitioned from Being a Hobbyist to Being a Pro Photographer

The transition from being a “hobbyist” to being a “professional” photographer was slow and seemed to creep up on me. I’ve been professional now for 6 …

How to Protect Yourself Against Camera Gear Theft as a Photographer

In case you don’t know it, cameras and lenses are prime theft targets. You may never think it’s going to happen to you, but almost every day I hear …

New Canon Ad Campaign Takes a Swing at Smartphone Photography

Smartphones have been stealing market share from the big camera manufacturers for years now, and it doesn’t seem like it’ll stop anytime soon. …

An Engagement Shoot Under a Blanket of Stars

Starry engagement photos seem to make the perfect marriage in these long exposure photographs of romantic engagements. Photography couple Robert …

Astrophotography

Polarizing "Lenses" – You're Doing it Wrong!

Firstly if photography has been your hobby (or worse yet, your profession) for a couple of years now and you’re still calling them Polarizing Lenses, …

Landscape Photography

Natural Pet Portraits by Chris Bottrell

Chris Bottrell is a professional photographer from Norwich, England, who specializes in wedding and portrait photography, including pet portraits. He …

Pets

The Phoblographer's Visual Introduction to Overpowering the Sun's Light For New Strobists - The Phoblographer

In the strobist community, we often hear about overpowering the sun. While the sun can deliver quite an insane amount of light, you can actually work …

Sony Cyber-shot

15 Amazing Pictures of Piers

Piers are unique architectural structures that are located all around the world. Not only do piers provide a beautiful place to walk along to view …

Photography

Photo Series 'Work in Progress' Transforms Ordinary Things into Abstract Creations

The most mundane, ordinary things, when in the hands of an imaginative artist can turn into quite remarkable, abstract creations. Photographer Nick …

work in progress

Get 2 dPS eBooks For the Price of 1: This Week Only!

The middle of 2013 is fast approaching (can you believe it!?) and it has been a fun year here on dPS so far. We know that many of our northern …

Digital Photography

Car Photography Rig Tutorial

Take a look at the photograph below and ask yourself, “How was it created?” At first it looks like it’s a beautiful shot snapped from the sidelines …

The Triggertrap Flash Adapter triggering your flash with your iPhone or Android

Triggertrap has announced the release of the latest release of the iOS camera Triggering app . It improves performance speed and works with the …

Cameras

Photography 101: An Essential Photography Infographic for the Beginner

The folks over at Accredited Online Colleges contacted us and shared this infographic with us. If you’re just getting into photography, we strongly …

Landscape Photography

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Public Speaking

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers …

Landscape Photography

How to Make a Mini Light Studio Using School Supplies

When school’s out, most kids are thinkin’ “Oh man, summer’s here!”<p>Us? We’re thinkin’ “What are we gonna do with <i>all these binders</i>???”<p>Staring at …

Do You Know these 15 Key Features of your DSLR?

Got a new DSLR? Still trying to work out where to start? Check out this free video by Jeff Cable that runs you through 15 features of that DSLR that …

DSLR Cameras