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Buying Guide: 10 best mirrorless cameras in 2016

Best mirrorless compact system cameraOnce upon a time, keen photographers bought a DSLR – it was the established order of things. But the mirror …

Cameras

Image vs Video

Which is better? A still image or a video?<p>Well, it’s an impossible question to answer. A lot of it comes down to personal preference. But, in some …

The Nik Collection is now free!

<b>Photo enthusiasts all over the world use the Nik Collection to get the best out of their images every day. As we continue to focus our long-term</b> …

6 Mirrorless Cameras that are Killing It

<i>The last four years have brought some pretty big changes in the photography industry, and the transition made by many photographers from the</i> …

Firefall: When a Yosemite Waterfall Looks Like Lava

<i>For a short time every February, when conditions are just right, Horsetail Falls in Yosemite gets transformed by a phenomenon known as …

Hot-air balloon festivals

Hot-air balloon festivals are a visual treat for many. Not only do they provide a stunning perspective for their passengers, but their playful …

Festivals

Polarr Photo Editor 3 Launched for Web, Chrome, and Windows 10

The free browser-based photo editor Polarr is expanding its reach yet again. After launching version 2 of its online photo editor back in February …

Software

Photography Tips for Absolute Beginners

<i>So you have decided you might like to try getting into photography, you have either just acquired a new camera or are about to, where do you begin?</i> …

How Pentax made the DSLR of the future in a mirrorless camera world

Pentax was one of the first film camera brands to break into the digital space. In fact, the Japanese company was one of the very first to announce a …

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Images from Scott Kelby’s 8th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk on Granville Island

I was very happy to once again be a Walk Leader for the Scott Kelby 8th Annual Worldwide PhotoWalk. These events are always a lot of fun and the idea …

Shoot Better Cityscapes with Adam Barker

With the recent explosion of photo-sharing sites on the web, it seems that landscape photography is at an all-time high. I’m consistently blown away …

Photography

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode?

Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light management are just a few of …

Travel photography: photographing people

Photography is not about the camera. It’s not even about the beautiful images we create. It is about telling powerful stories. It is a tool for …

28 Images with Strong Black and White Compositions

en_US<p>article<p>This week on dPS it’s all about black and white photography. We are featuring a series of tips and articles around that topic. You can …

Photography

The Red List

The Red List is <b>a source of inspiration</b>.<p>Designed as a trend book, the Red List offers total immersion in the world of visual arts so as to build …

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Humor: Teach Your Kids Photography…

Here’s a humorous little meme image that’s been floating around the Internet. It’s said that the average photographer will spend between $10,000 to …

Photography

Canon Rebel T6s and T6i Review

With the latest iteration of the Rebel series, Canon stepped up its game by provided a more advanced Rebel model (the T6s) to bridge the gap before …

Heads Up: The Night of August 12 Is The Best for Shooting Meteors

If you are looking for some good night photography dates, be aware that the nights between the August 12th and August 14th will be the best for …

The Best Mirrorless Camera for Beginners

The Sony a5100 takes photos as well as cameras that go for hundreds more by employing a sensor that rivals DSLRs'. Easier to use out of the box than …

How One Photographer Captured A Piercing Gaze That Shook The World

<i>As part of a series called</i> My Big Break<i>,</i> All Things Considered <i>is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into their careers</i><i>.</i><p>In December 1984, a war was raging in Afghanistan; millions of refugees were fleeing to …

Photography

7 Free Online Photo Editors that Work in Your Browser

While professional and serious amateur photographers are going to have an established workflow in which they process their photos. A lot of us though …