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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 …

Michelle Obama

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> …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

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> …

Cameras

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 …

Nature

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 …

Travel

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 …

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> …

Photography

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 …

Cameras

2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year | National Geographic

Nature Photography

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 …

Vancouver

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 …

Landscape Photography

Why Shoot in Aperture Priority Mode?

by Håkan Dahlström / CC BY 2.0<p>Aperture Priority mode is a go-to for many photographers. The reasons? Creative control, artistry, control over light …

Digital Photography

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 …

Giant Pandas

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 …

Design

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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 …

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 …

Cameras

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 …

Astronomy

The Best Mirrorless Camera for Beginners

The $600 Sony a5100 is the entry-level mirrorless camera we recommend for most beginners. It stands out from the competition by delivering superior …

Cameras

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 …

Photographers

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 …

Graphics