5 Tips to for Getting Sharper Images

An important element of photography is getting sharp, crisp images. You may be struggling with focus, especially if you are fairly new to DSLR photography. It is extremely frustrating to go out shooti... See full article

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Winter Inspiration: 32 Awe Inspiring Photographs of Snow Covered Mountains (And How to Shoot Them Yourself)

While it can be tempting to stay at home in the winter in front of a warm fire, any outdoor photographer worth their salt realises they are missing a golden opportunity by doing so. Snow covered mount... See full article

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31 Photographs of Spiders That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Spiders are one of those photographic subjects that you either love or hate. Some of us run squealing from the monster in our view-finders, while others stick around and get some unforgettable macro s... See full article

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Pick Up Our Brand New Portrait eBooks and Get a Free One [Limited Time Only]

Today I have great pleasure to announce a brand new dPS eBook that I know is going to help a lot of people improve their portrait photography! Every time we survey our readers on what type of photogra... See full article

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28 Cute and Beautiful Photographs of Penguins

Penguins are a favourite of everyone from the humble iPhone photographer at the zoo through to the professional shooting in the Antarctic. And it’s for a good reason – they are a hugely ph... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 3/3 Tone Curve)

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on creative color effects in Lightroom. In this article I will explain how to use the Tone Curve tool for creative color effects. In Part 1 of this series I covered w... See full article

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15 Thoughts on Fine Art Photography Composition by Alain Briot (With Photos)

Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. Albert Einstein Introduction What are the most important aspects of composing a Fine Art Photograph... See full article

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34 Photographs of Cathedral and Church Interiors That Rock

Some subjects just lend themselves to amazing imagery. The interiors of religious structures like cathedrals are one of those subjects. We think that this collection brings that through beautifully. S... See full article

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Correcting For Under Exposure and Boosting Dynamic Range with an Environmental Portrait in Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has been critically acclaimed as the most powerful and intuitive... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 1/3 White Balance)

It is often said that photography is a visual language. Through our photographs we tell stories, share experiences, and communicate emotions. Aside from journalism, where faithful captures are importa... See full article

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6 Tips for Successful Macro Photography

Macro photography is often casually referred to as close-up photography. While its probably a safe bet that no one is going to be shunned by their fellow photographers for tossing around such... See full article

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The Best Thing For Your Smartphone Images

For the photographic community I think it’s fair to say that the jury is still out so far as the legitimacy of smartphone photography goes. Some say that it’s a fad, others that it is the ... See full article

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See How These Photographers Took the Mundane Subject of Windows and Made Their Shots Interesting

One thing we constantly talk about at Light Stalking is the skill of taking mundane subjects and interpreting them in a beautiful or interesting way. This is part of the skill set of a talented photog... See full article

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Some Really Useful Resources for Making You a Master at the Art of Split Tone Photography

Split tone photography is a technique that has allowed photographers to produce some of the most amazing shots you will ever see. Done well, it can transform a scene into an eerie or stark movie-like ... See full article

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How to Create a Black & White High-Contrast and Filmic Image in Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has been critically acclaimed as the most powerful and intuitive... See full article

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23 Fantastic and Colourful Photographs of Snakes

While snakes can often present a great opportunity for getting a great and colourful photograph, the downside is that we usually don’t want to get too close! These photographers overcame that fe... See full article

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31 Amazing and Strong Photographs of Recent Storms

Photographs of storms are always some of the most emotive and strong images that somebody can take as a photographer. They are basically an ideal subject. We have covered photos of storms before on Li... See full article

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Pulling Dreamscapes via Orton Effect

Not far from my home is the residence of one of the best teachers of photography in Canada, if not the planet. Freeman Patterson has that incredible ability to not only implant a contagious passion wi... See full article

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How to Create a Subtle Faux-HDR Effect Directly in Lightroom 4 With a Single Image

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System and has been transcribed for DPS from the accompanying DVD. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has b... See full article

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26 Clever Silhouette Portrait Photographs

Being creative in photography is often a difficult requirement for a photographer. While many fall back to the traditional ways of taking portraits, many are able to harness a little more creativity. ... See full article

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27 Exciting Night Time City Shots

The vibrance and excitement of cities are an amazing subject for photographers. When you put a good photographer in front of a great scene then the resulting photographs can be amazing. We think these... See full article

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31 Amazing Photographs of Beach Rock Formations

While good photographers can find the beauty in almost any object, part of the game can still involve finding more interesting and beautiful things to photograph. Getting outdoors helps and these phot... See full article

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Making Interesting Photos from the Mundane: 30 Creative Photos of Street Lamps

Finding interesting shots in mundane subjects is one of the great skills of any talented photographer. And it’s a long way from being easy. But with an open and inquiring mind, it’s possib... See full article

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An Efficient Workflow Starting with Pre-Production and Production Part 1 of 10

Introduction This article has been transposed from the Lightroom 4 Workflow System DVD, designed to teach Lightroom users the entire workflow system that we use to cull/edit at a rate of 1500 images p... See full article

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Amazing Photographs of Tracks and Paths

We have talked before about leading lines in photographic composition and paths, roads and tracks always feature prominently in such discussions. This collection shows what can be done with these subj... See full article

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