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Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

How to Make a Battery Powered, Gadget Charging Go Bag

How to Relieve Back Pain Through Reflexology

Eight in 10 adults will have back pain at some point. Most back pain is non-specific and can’t be traced to a particular event, such as an injury. …

5 Ways To Step Up Your Editing Game

These days, most photographers spend way more time staring at a computer screen than peering through a viewfinder. Despite this, we sure do spend a …

Photography's Old White Guy Problem

Photographer Daniel Shea recently penned an op/ed on sexism in editorial photography that generated an important discussion about women in …

Making a Rotating Room Set for a Gravity Defying Shoot for Just $350

North Webster, Indiana-based photographer and videographer Justin Fredrick Clark recently shared this awesome behind-the-scenes video showing how he …

Grab a Coffee and Get Comfortable for These Great Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet to find the best …

The Sabattier Effect

I have a rule when it comes to Photoshop, Lightroom, and post-processing in general. I have always felt that image manipulation should be a tool, not …

The edgertronic: A Small and Affordable Super Slow-Motion Camera

High resolution, super slow-motion video is usually reserved for movie studios or individuals with very deep pockets. Once the frame rate …

Beautiful Cinematic Stop Motion Creation Made from 80K Photos Shot Over 3 Years

Sometimes photo projects take days. Sometimes they take months. In photographer and filmmaker Gioacchino Petronicce’s case, his project “PICTURES” …

How to Get Amazing Images from Shadows (15 Awesome Examples)

Photographing shadows is often overlooked as a creative subject for our photography, and we can understand why. Any photographer, or photographic …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

When Being a Good Photographer Isn’t Enough

I’ve met a lot of bitter photographers over the years, especially as high-end cameras have become cheaper and more accessible. They complain that …

Editorial & Commercial Portrait Photographers: A New Guide On Building Your Business

In Part II of our 2-part guide on <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business</i>, we focus on the exciting and thriving editorial and commercial side of …

Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Rogue Safari Flash Booster Promises 8X More Light from Your Pop-Up Flash

ExpoImaging has just announced a new DSLR attachment for the amateur photographer who wants better flash capability, but doesn’t feel the need to buy …

There is No Such Thing as a Perfect Lens

I get asked a couple of questions every time I publish a graph showing Imatest results for multiple copies of lenses like the one below. Most people …

How to Hold a Camera for Sharp Photos

Blur or lack of sharpness due to camera shake is a common problem for many photographers. It’s caused by the movement of the hand(s) holding camera …

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Digital cameras make it incredibly easy to take a photo at the correct exposure. There are several tools in your SLR that remove the guesswork from …

Albert Watson's Advice for Aspiring Photographers

Found this little gem of a clip from Phaidon Press. Albert Watson is a masterful photographer, who took that iconic shot of Steve Jobs…Jobs’ alleged …

How to Create this "Fight Club" Inspired Portrait using One Light

By Gina Milicia – author of our brand new Portrait Lighting eBook. Welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about …

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

How to Make Watermelon Jello Shots

Watermelon gelatin that is set and served inside lime peels gives these shots the festive appearance of miniature watermelons.<p>Ingredients<p>Watermelon …

Recipes

How to Make a Book Box Remote Control Holder

Right now I'm not doing the best at hiding our remotes. I tuck them in a basket on the t.v. console. Another—better—option is this idea from Country …

20 Perfect Paper DIYs

One of the things I always find myself with an excess of after any re-organizing project is <b>leftover paper</b>. Old newspapers, magazine clippings, …

A Travel Tripod that can Also Act as a Light Stand

by Sarah Hipwell. I brought two cameras on a recent vacation to France. My trusty DSLR and my new fab Sony RX100. I don’t normally bring a tripod on …

Character Portrait Photography Techniques in Very Low Light

Impressing commercial clients involves scouting out unique locations and working expertly with lighting equipment. Photographers who go the extra …

How to Photograph Flowers

I know what you’re thinking. “Flowers? Really? Didn’t he just write about shooting football?” As a matter of fact, I did. I shoot lots of different …

Digital Photography

When to Stop Being a Photographer and Start Being a Photo Editor

At some point, every photo shoot comes to an end. Every portrait session, cookbook shoot, family vacation, ad campaign, college graduation, wedding, …

Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retouch artist, spends countless hours editing his images in Photoshop, adding layer upon layer mask, …