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Most Popular Landscape Photography Articles on dPS in 2015

Landscape photography is a passion many photographers share. You don’t need a lot of special gear like lighting equipment, and you can do it …

Your Basic Lighting Kit: A Spin Around the Block

So you just received the gear needed to turn your hot shoe flash into a mini portable studio lighting system. What do you with the box of stuff the …

Shutter Speed

How To Enhance Eyes Using Lightroom

Everyone has heard the saying, "The eyes are the window to the soul." There is a lot of truth to this when it comes to photographs. The first thing …

How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some, these are …

Video: The Golden Ratio vs. The Rule of Thirds

There are a lot of debates in the world of photography: Nikon Vs. Canon, DSLR Vs. Mirrorless and Full-Frame Vs. Everything Else just to name a few. …

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Tutorials

Dramatic Photos of Ocean Waves As Seen Through the Eyes of a Buddhist Monk

©<i>Syoin Kajii, from the series NAMI</i><p>©<i>Syoin Kajii, from the series NAMI</i><p>Niigata-based photographer Syoin Kajii’s series <i>Nami</i> shows a fascinating amount of …

Digital Photography – Photography Tips, Advice & Camera Reviews | Digital Photographer Magazine » Blog Archive » Compositing photos in Photoshop

Combine your photos in Photoshop to create a truly special composite images.<p>Creating a photo composite out of your own images is a great way of …

Tutorials

Breathtaking Macro Snowflake Photography & How It’s Done

Winter is just right around the corner and what better way to welcome the crisp, cold season with some amazing macro snowflake photography!<p>Russian …

Photoshop Layer Masks: Properties Panel

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 …

Long Exposure Photo

Learn how to freeze moving subjects in a long exposure photo by creating a composite of a long exposure shot and a high ISO fast exposure.

Photography

Quick Tip: Using the Background Eraser

The Background Eraser is one of many Photoshop tools that's a little tucked away, and many people don't even realise it's there. As it turns out, …

10 tips and tricks for your iPhone 6 camera

The iPhone just seems to get better with every new iteration of the device - seemingly leaving the humble compact camera far behind in its wake.<p>But …

Photoshop Layer Masks: Refine Mask

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 …

The Viale di Borgheri looks like a stunning road to drive or ride down.

We’ve seen stunning firework photos, but Nick Pacione’s Explosions in the Sky has just taken the crown. To achieve the wild effect, he combined a macro lens with a rack focusing technique, which is...

We’ve seen stunning firework photos, but Nick Pacione’s <i>Explosions in the Sky</i> has just taken the crown. To achieve the wild effect, he combined a …

Mobile Photography

There are some photographs that you have to see in person. Mitch Dobrowner’s Storms are a perfect example. Through October 26, Mitch’s large-scale black and white photos of super-storms will be on...

There are some photographs that you have to see in person. Mitch Dobrowner’s <i>Storms</i> are a perfect example. Through October 26, Mitch’s large-scale …

Photography

Michael Paul Smith builds 1/24 scale replicas of retro scenes and cleverly photographs them against backdrops in his neighborhood. The result is incredibly convincing scenes of early 19th century cars...

Michael Paul Smith builds 1/24 scale replicas of retro scenes and cleverly photographs them against backdrops in his neighborhood.<p>The result is …

Replicas

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

The Truth About "Getting it Right in Camera"

Photoshop and other image manipulation software are wonderful things, they allow us to manipulate images in a way unimaginable in the days of film, …

Tutorials

Using Umbrellas to Help Imitate Natural Lighting for Portrait Photography

Umbrellas are great lighting tools for beginners and pros alike. They’re not too hard to figure out, and they give you great light coverage that you …

Photography

The Surreal Landscape: Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography is different. It demands patience, an appreciation of beautiful light and a deep understanding of composition.

Photography

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) as a Photoshop Filter

One feature that is new to Photoshop CC is the Camera Raw filter. Using this filter you can make powerful nondestructive edits inside Photoshop. What …

Tutorials

How camera choices influence your image

A little while back, I made an offhand comment about a certain camera being my choice for ‘serious’ work which spurred a lengthy subsequent …