Photographically Speaking ~ A Deeper Look At Creating Stronger Images by David duChemin Book Review

Do I really need to introduce David duChemin? Canadian assignment photographer, author and workshop leader, Davids main focus has been humanitarian projects. He has written several truly inspiring ... See full article

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The Art of Food Photography [a Painters Approach]

A Guest post by Will Kemp. Ever wanted to create more drama in your food photography? Want to break away from the whimsical cupcake shot? Sometimes the inspiration isn’t from instagram but in yo... See full article

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Introduction to Studio Photography Lighting Lecture [VIDEO]

If you’re looking for a good introduction to studio lighting the following video may be a good place to start. It is a 2 hour video (so grab a drink and make yourself comfortable) featuring Joey... See full article

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How to Eliminate Reflections in Glasses in Portraits

Help! I’m taking portraits of someone with glasses and I keep getting crazy reflections showing up from my flash in their specs. Can you help me!?! This is a question we hear a lot at dPS so whe... See full article

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Reading a Photograph

In my mind there is one particular difference between photographers and viewers: We photographers know that there is more to a photo than meets the eye. Photographers like to critique photos delib... See full article

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Set Yourself a Photographic Assignment

“The times I’ve learned most about some aspect of photography have been those times where I’ve intentionally set out to learn something new and where I’ve forced myself into a ... See full article

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Live With Your Photos Before You Delete

I am a ceramic artist with a passion for photography and I firmly believe that everyone out there has the ability to take a fantastic photo. It doesn’t matter what sort of camera you use, whethe... See full article

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The Three Dangers of Landscape Photography

Not long ago I received a comment on one of my waterfall photos from my most regular commenter A.Barlow. He asked me whether I’d ever almost dropped my camera into any of the waterfalls that I&#... See full article

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21 Readers Tell What they Wish Theyd Known about Photography

Over the weekend I asked our Facebook page (please ‘like us and share it with your network) a quick question about what they wish they’d known when they first started out in photography. I... See full article

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Use Your Camera: Give

I wanted to take some time to share with you a mission that is on my heart: using my photography to help others. With the holiday season approaching, it seems like a good time to put out some encourag... See full article

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5 Tips for Safely Photographing a Dangerous Event

A Guest Post by Chris De Bruyn. WARNING: some images in this post may cause distress to some readers. It seems that almost every time I turn on the news these days, there is a new massive, potentially... See full article

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10 Ways to Develop Yourself Photographically

1. Find Inspiration A painter once said, The soul of art is inspiration. I couldnt agree more. I cant count on two hands the number of times I continued to work on a shoot because I was in... See full article

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Using the Dark Side: Thinking Outside the Box with Darkness

A Guest Post by Judd Green Photographers have spent years studying light, how to use it, manipulate it, hey, Im sure some have even tried to bend it! Dont get me wrong, light is our best friend ... See full article

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How to Shoot the Night Sky (Introduction to Astrophotography)

The following post on photographing the night sky is by jgomez65 – one of dPS’s forum members. Several people asked me to post a simple tutorial on how I took some night sky pictures. I am... See full article

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7 Easy Tactics for Better Coastal Landscape Photography

Coastal landscapes can be an incredibly satisfying subject for landscape photographers and can result in some stunning images. Besides abiding by the general guidelines for landscape photography, here... See full article

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A deeper look into Depth of Field

A Guest post by Reader Josh Wells A shallow depth of field is highly sought after due to it’s ability to separate the subject from it’s background and is found in many professional photogr... See full article

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Bob Holmes: Natural Lighting and Travel Photography Tips

A photographer that I’ve long admired is award winning Bob Holmes who is a renowned travel photographer. Bob’s won many awards including Travel Photographer of the Year (3 times), has 46 b... See full article

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7 Creative Ways to Use A Ring Flash

I’m Gonna Get You by Ragoem Ring flashes (or ring lights) provide some awesome light. They are very common with the fashion industry where they are used to create a glamorous look. However if yo... See full article

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Photographing Your Best Friends Wedding 10 Tips

In this tutorial, Natalie Norton shares 10 great tips that will help you survive shooting your first wedding. Photo Credit: My good friend, wedding photographer Jonathan Canlas the great. You were ask... See full article

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ND Filters: Everything You Need to Know

ND filters have been a popular topic lately, so Action Photo School decided to share how we use them and what challenges we face while using them. Using ND filters for action sports sounds like a stup... See full article

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Facebook Image Sizing From Scratch!

Living in today’s age, we all have used social media to share our minute-by-minute updates with family and friends. Not to mention, pictures by the ton. There’s not a single professional p... See full article

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Keep Your Camera Still with Wheat Bags

Today we have a quick tip submitted by one of our readers – Colin Burt. We haveall seen articles recommending a ‘bean bag’ as a useful small portable substitute for the tripod ... See full article

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Want to Get Published? Avoid These 6 Mistakes to Create Magazine-Worthy Images

A Guest Post by Lara White from PhotoMint. If you are trying to break into the glamorous world of wedding magazines and blogs, stay away from these six mistakes listed below. These tips will show you ... See full article

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Switch to Manual Mode

A Guest Post by Sam Levy from citifar. In the past couple of years, the price for DSLRs and other fancy cameras has decreased dramatically and these cameras have become affordable to many more photo-e... See full article

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Stolen Camera Gear: Are You Protecting Yourself?

Kimberly Gauthier from Through the Lens of Kimberly Gauthier This has been the craziest week in my mad mad world, hence the adapted movie quote. One of the biggest things that we as photographers fear... See full article

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