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5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

How to Watermark Your Images Using Lightroom and Photoshop CC

Watermarks, love them or hate them, are a way of protecting your images. Although, just because you have one on your image doesn’t mean it won’t be …

Tutorials

Using Lightroom Smart Collections to Organize HDRs and Panos

If you use Lightroom, you may be aware that Lightroom was updated a few months (Lightroom CC/Lightroom 6). One of the standout features in this new …

Tutorials

Quick Photoshop Secret: How To Make a More Impactful Sunset or Sunrise

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

HDR Pics to play with: Into the Open

Into the Open – Pics to play with – Download the source files of this HDR image and test your post-processing skills and share your results in the …

Tips for Marketing a Photography Business on Facebook

Today, Facebook is being used as an effective marketing tool for a wide variety of businesses. It is especially effective for marketing a photography …

Social Media

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some …

So you Want to Shoot Landscapes? [Top 12 dPS Landscape articles from 2013]

Landscape photography is always a popular topic here on dPS. Who doesn’t love a great mountain scenic image, or a shot of the rolling waves on the …

Photography

How to Get Noticed as an Animal Photographer

Every day is an adventure for Carli Davidson—that’s because she spends her time photographing a particularly wild niche of subjects: animals. Known …

Pets

An Introduction to Tethering Your Camera to a Computer

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer?

Are you Ready to be a Wedding Photographer? - some questions to ask yourself if you've been asked to photograph a wedding. Are you ready?

How to do Striking Composite Photography of Classic Cars

Images of cars are everywhere, in advertisements, film, TV, even fine art. An alluring photograph of a car can represent wealth, freedom, speed, …

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

Landscape Photography

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

How to Create a Winter Wonderland Holiday Photo

Using Surplus Laptops For Tethered Remote Control

This post is a quick guide to how I used an old netbook and my Samsung Chromebook to remote control my Canon EOS 600D.<p>The netbook (A Packard Bell …

Shooting From a Moving Car — A First Look

I’ve begun to experiment with hyperlapse. This is essentially the shooting of a timelapse from a moving vehicle. My desire was to be able to shoot …

Hands-on Photo Tips: How to remove halos in your HDR images

HDR halo removal – example: The original image is tonemapped with quite extreme parameters and exhibits notable halos (1). After the halo removal in …

Tutorials

How to Tether to Lightroom Wirelessly

On my last corporate photoshoot, I was taking headshots in a small conference room cluttered with a large table and chairs. I wanted to give my …

Lightroom

Increasing the Dynamic Range of a Single Raw File

I’ve been digging <i>really</i> deep into Photomatix lately (I’m working on a new Lynda.com class). I’ve come across a feature that I absolutely love, and …

Structuring a Photoshop Project

Adjusting individual parts of an HDR image in Photoshop can be a complex task. Your goal should be to do this in a way such that each change can be …

500px Blog

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

Photoshop tips Using the - Blend If Feature

Photoshop tips - Using the - Blend if feature - Photoshop tips, using layers and blending to replace a sky with a new sky.

Photoshop

Semi-Autobracketing for HDR - How to Extend Your Exposure Bracketing Series

Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is the function by which modern DSLR cameras take multiple photos at different exposures with a single click on the …

Cameras

Long Exposure Photography: Expect the Expected

Various photographic techniques each have their own ups and downs, ins and outs, and so on. I want to talk about some of the simple things that you …

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places - 5 tips for planning your trip so you can bring great landscape photos home.