A Short History of Photography: The Daguerreotype

We live in an amazing time for development in the field of photography with new cameras and technologies being invented and released all the time. But where did it all begin? This video takes us way b... See full article

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How to Make the Most of your Summer

A Guest Post by Annie Tao Photographically-speaking, there are some things you can do to make the most of your Summer. Here are some things to think about: 1. Magic can happen Anywhere Bring your came... See full article

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Incredibly Simple 2-Step Program for Better Photos

See more from Bill Pevlor at Pops Digital Photography Ill be the first to concede, I am not a great photographer. The eternal optimist in me likes to think all things are possible. The pragmatist i... See full article

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3 Tips That Will Work in Most Forms of Photography

A Guest Post by Frank Doorhof. When Im asked to share a tip for the readers of a website I always try to give a tip that will be beneficial for a large group of people, and I know not all of the re... See full article

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Getting Up Close with Close-Up Lenses

This is the first in a series of four lessons on close-up and macro photography by Andrew S Gibson, author of Up Close: A Guide to Macro & Close Up Photography. Macro and close-up photography can... See full article

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Behind the Scenes of a Huge Light Painting Project

Light Painting is something we’ve written numerous times about here on dPS – but this week I stumbled upon a video that takes it to a whole new level in a commercial shoot of the Intercont... See full article

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Announing SnapnDeals: Great Deals on Photography Products

Early in the week dPS head quarters was a flurry of activity as we launched a brand new sister site for dPS – SnapnDeals. In the lead up to Christmas 2010 and 2011 dPS has run ’12 days of ... See full article

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8 Tips For Photographing Birds

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist discusses eight tips for photographing birds. Photographing birds can be really frustrating. They never seem to sit still for even just a second, and i... See full article

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Watch Peter Lik Photograph New York

Check out this Behind the Scenes video from Aussie landscape photographer Peter Lik as he explores and photographs New York City. Peter’s images from this project are breathtaking – I part... See full article

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Why My Camera Is My Best Friend

A Guest Post by Elizabeth Tsung I’m not a professional photographer by any means. I haven’t been studying this art for very long, nor do I know a camera down to its core, in its most strip... See full article

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Using Photography to Make a Heartfelt Difference

My name is Fiona Lumsdaine. Im a passionate fine art portrait, wedding, corporate and event photographer living in Sydney Australia. You can find me at www.lumsdainephotography.com. Im also the ... See full article

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5 Tips for Shooting Detail Shots at Weddings

To be completely honest, there are few things i enjoy more than capturing gorgeous detail shots on a wedding day. No matter how chaotic or behind the day is running, I will make or find the time to ca... See full article

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Using Manual Mode: Exposure Lesson #4

This is the third in a series of four articles about exposure by Andrew S Gibson – author of Understanding Exposure: Perfect Exposure on your EOS camera. You can read the first lesson, which exp... See full article

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10 Photographic Assignments to Hone Your Skills

A few months ago I wrote about how setting myself photographic assignments was one of the things that had helped me to improve my photography the most. The idea was that it is often when you put yours... See full article

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How CCD Sensors Work

Ever wondered what’s going on inside your camera and how the technology behind your camera’s sensor works? Check out this video that explains the CCD imagee sensor. This video is an excerp... See full article

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Seascape Photography Tips

One of my favourite places to shoot is the coast due to its variety and ease of access. Im fortunate to live in a country such as New Zealand which has an abundance of beaches, even in a big city l... See full article

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8 Tips for Photographing Butterflies

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist discusses eight tips for photographing butterflies. Butterflies are pretty sensitive little creatures. Get too close, and they’ll fly away in a h... See full article

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10 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Remote Expedition

A Guest Post by Piper Mackay from www.pipermackayphotography.com. 1. Do your Research Taking an international trip to an exotic location, especially if you are going solo, can be a large investment. W... See full article

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Composing Dynamic Landscape Images

A Guest Post by Todd Sisson from www.sisson.co.nz. As a landscape photographer I am constantly seeking that next X-factor shot – an image that leaps from the screen or page and demands the viewe... See full article

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5 Great Mobile Apps for Photographers

Camera features on cell phones, tablet computers and even MP3 players have made it easy for everyone to capture their lives in a series of images. If you just need proof of the crazy things your frien... See full article

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Exploring Metering Modes

This is the third in a series of four articles about exposure by Andrew S Gibson – author of Understanding Exposure: Perfect Exposure on your EOS camera. You can read the first lesson, which exp... See full article

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Using Live View for Better Still Images

A Guest Post by Paul Burwell from Burwell School of Photography Do you have one of those shiny new cameras with the “live view” feature on it? You know, where you can see in real time what... See full article

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The 5 Fs of Street Photography

In this video John Free shares – in a fairly direct way – his 5 F’s of Street Photography. The F’s: Finding Figuring Framing Focusing Firing John’s framing of the video i... See full article

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Concert Photography: Choosing the Best Camera Settings

In this post Tom Di Maggio Photography shares 11 tips for taking band promotional photography. Talking about best camera settings for concert photography is not an easy task. The light changes all the... See full article

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Why Your Cameras Meter gets Exposure Wrong

This is the second in a series of four articles about exposure by Andrew S Gibson – author of Understanding Exposure: Perfect Exposure on your EOS camera. You can read the first lesson, which ex... See full article

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