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Night and Long Exposure Photography Tips and Techniques

Lightning Photography Tips<p>Lightning is dramatic, extremely fast, a challenge to photograph and potentially dangerous. There are various techniques …

Scentography: the camera that records your favourite smells

With the one-click simplicity of Flickr and Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, recording our memories has never been easier. But with such ease has …

6 Apps to Unleash Your Mobile Photography Creativity

<i>“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.”</i> – Ansel Adams<p>The connected camera and mobile photography currently …

Build a Better Photography Website with IM-Creator

Just over 2 years ago, IM-Creator became one of the first HTML5 website builders released to the market. Today they are one of the leaders in …

Get 31% Off Neil Creek's Night Photography Course

One of the most popular deals in last years ’12 Deals of Christmas’ promotion that we ran here on dPS was a discount on Neil Creek’s ‘Night …

How to Improve Your Night Photography with Light Painting

Historically, night shooting has fascinated, yet intimidated photographers. Thereʼs always been a perception that itʼs a difficult discipline to …

Light Painting

Review: VSCO Film Pack 3 (Lightroom Integrated)

VSCO Film Packs are made by the Visual Supply Company, and they’re designed to help mimic the look of actual film in your workflow. The packs are …

24 Hours Left to Save 25% on our New Trick Photography eBook

Just on 3 weeks ago we announced our brand new eBook – Photo Magic – a guide to taking 11 special effects/trick photography techniques. To celebrate …

How to Add Dynamic Clipping Warnings to Photoshop

There are two types of clipping you probably try to avoid introducing into your images during post-production: luminosity clipping (when the …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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The 16 Best Western Movies | The Art of Manliness

Few figures in history have had as powerful an impact on American masculinity as the cowboy. For over a century, the cowboy has — for better or for …

Updated VSCO Cam App Eagerly Anticipated by iPhoneographers

iPhone shutterbugs listen up! Users of the VSCO Cam can eagerly anticipate the release of the updated and improved camera App any time now. Based on …

20 Amazing Panoramic Pictures

Panoramic photography is a special technique, using specialized equipment or software, that captures a much wider perspective of the landscape into …

Photos of the Abandoned Star Wars Sets in Tunisia

Tatooine will be familiar to the millions of fans that have followed the Star Wars saga. It is a fictional planet that is a virtual desert world, …

How To Shoot a Live Band Without a Flash

Shooting gigs, in my opinion, is the second hardest form of photography, the first being landscapes. As a photographer, in a mosh pit of excited …

Rolling Stones and their scene: hidden 60s photographs finally see the light

When the photographer Eric Swayne knew he had terminal cancer, he set about tidying up his studio and archives, disposing of a lifetime's hoarded …

Photographer David Emitt Adams Creates Tintype Photos Using Rusty Old Cans

Using discarded tin cans found on the hot Arizona desert ground, David Emitt Adams has created timeless pieces he calls Conversations with History. …

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

This Is Just a Part of William Eggleston’s Extensive Camera Collection

Want to see what the camera arsenal of a world famous photographer looks like? A photographer whose work fetches millions of dollars at auction?<p>Check …

Photographer Wayne F Miller - picture of the day

A Homemade Camera That Uses Twenty Separate Lenses

What’s cooler than a multi-cell pinhole camera? How about a multi-cell pinhole camera upgraded to a lensed version? That’s exactly what James Guerin …

Time-Lapse of One of the World’s Largest Fireworks Competitions

Photographer Rob Whitworth has created a number of beautiful time-lapse videos that have received huge numbers of views online. This past April, …

Best-value destinations in Europe for 2013

Offering some of the world’s most iconic sights, best museums and superb cuisines, Europe is always an attractive and exciting destination, though overpriced hotels, extortionate entry fees and eye-wateringly priced restaurants in many parts of the continent can make travel here feel less than a …

European Travel

Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

<b>Update</b>: The Foundation of Henri Cartier-Bresson has asked that this article be taken down. Apologies.

Serious Fun: 7 Toy Cameras Worth Your Consideration

In today’s marketplace, it’s easy to find cameras with rugged, durable bodies constructed of magnesium alloy frames and polycarbonate exteriors; with …

Zack Arias Turns 100+ of the Best Q&A’s from His Tumblr Into a Book

A while back, Atlanta-based editorial and commercial photographer Zack Arias decided to start a Q&A blog that would, in his words, “add signal to an …

Photographer Uses His iPhone to Capture One Photo Per Day of a Lonely Bur Oak

For 20 years, 52-year-old photojournalist Mark Hirsch drove by the lonely old Bur Oak two miles from his home in southwest Wisconsin without thinking …

Piccure Plugin Magically Reduces Camera Shake, Beats Adobe to the Punch

A couple of weeks ago, we shared a sneak peek of Adobe’s upcoming Shake Reduction Tool for Photoshop that has been dropping jaws ever since an …

Decades-Old Lenses May Be Radioactive, Especially if They’re Made by Kodak

Late last year, we shared a video in which a photographer tested the radioactivity of an old Pentax 50mm f/1.4 lens that is really popular with film …

Clipr sends pasted text to your phone via SMS with a press of a button

If you've ever wanted to send some text from your computer to your phone, you usually have to go with a dedicated app like Evernote, with a mobile app required at the other end. With the new version of Clipr for Mac, however, all you need to do is enter your phone number in the settings and the …