Fat versus Tall: Why Wide Design Is Catching On

Knowing how to deliver images that play nicely with the current design trends is paramount for any working photographer. But why does one orientation work better than another? My friend Sohail breaks ... See full article

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Popular Stories on Light Stalking, Photo of the Week and More!

Light Stalking has grown into a thriving community with close to a million people following us or seeing us online in one form or other, every month. In all of the hullabaloo, its easy to miss the ... See full article

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27 Beautiful Black and White Portraits

Following are 27 beautiful black and white portraits to inspire you to take some portraits this week – enjoy! Click on images to learn more about it and the photographer behind it on their Flick... See full article

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Would You Die For The Photo? An Erie Peek at War Photography

I’m no photojournalist – but I have huge respect for those men and women who put themselves in dangerous zones, risking their lives, to show the world some of its most important (horrifyin... See full article

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Photo Project: Why You Should Create a Photo Inspiration Corkboard

Like any project around the house, I thought about doing this almost a year ago and finally put it up in my office last month. It turned out so well that I wanted to share it with you all. This is a... See full article

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Survivorman Les Stroud: Produce the Creative Work & Life You Want [Wed Jan 30, 11am PST]

The LIVE broadcast is Wednesday January 30th – 11am SEA time (2pm NYC -19:00 London) – mark your calendars and flip your dial to http://www.chasejarvis.com/live. Les Stroud combined his lo... 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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Nude Photos Prompt Apple to Remove 500px from iTunes App Store

Apple abruptly removed the mega-popular 500px from the iTunes App store today citing the fact that users can search for photos with featured nudity. I caught up with 500px CEO and co-founder Oleg Guts... See full article

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3 Minutes with Photographer John Lund

Photoshop is both loved and hated in the photography world. Too much Photoshop can unleash the fury of the masses, but just the right amount can trigger inspiration, awe, laughter, and a variety of ot... See full article

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Hands-On Camera Review with the Panasonic GH3 [Side By Side Comparos + Can it Beat a $250 eBay Bargain?]

Given the response and discussion around last week’s post on the D600, I invited pal Ben Pitt back to share another hands on review of a camera that has been competing for eyeballs: the GH3. Sin... See full article

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Showing Speed: Using Panning When Shooting Action

For the most part, photography is all about freezing a moment in time, stopping the action in front of you. But there are times when freezing the action fails to show the full story. People move. ... See full article

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Gura Gear Bataflae 32L Camera Backpack Review (Podcast 358)

For this week’s Podcast, I’ve put together a quick video to show you the new Gura Gear Bataflae 32L camera bag. As a long time user of the Kiboko bag, I’m happy to say that the Bataf... See full article

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Include Clouds In Your Landscapes

Generally speaking, we all love a sunny day. No too hot. Not a cloud in the sky. By photographically speaking, clouds can be your best friend. They can add drama. But more importantly, they are often ... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Valerie Jardin

Youve been reading their articles for months or years, have you ever wondered Who are the photographers who write for DPS? We thought it would be a good time to introduce them to you through ... See full article

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How to Shoot Really Big Panoramas

The image below is a stitched panorama comprised of 7 separate frames, stitched together in Photoshop CS6, using the Photomerge feature. The full sized finished image weighs in at 85 megapixels. In th... See full article

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Magic Lantern Guide to Nikon D800/D800E Review

Like many books and movies, if you’ve read the book you’ll want to see the movie. Similarly, if you own a Nikon D800/D800E you’ll want to read this guide book. Or even more significa... See full article

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Learning to See, Part III

Read earlier posts in this series at “Learning to See – For Beginners” and “Learning to See Part 2“. The Hues and Use of Colour, Part II Colour is a means of expressing l... See full article

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Snowshoe Art Creativity Out in the Cold

There’s a magical impermanence to Simon Beck’s “Snow Art,” like low tide beach sculptures or Buddhist sand mandalas. Created using snowshoes and precise orienteering, these sno... See full article

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Using Backlight in Nature Photography

Backlight is when the sun is directly in front of you lighting the back of your subject. Shooting a backlit scene is more difficult technically but that is no reason to shy away from what can become a... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Elizabeth Halford

Youve been reading their articles for months or years, have you ever wondered Who are the photographers who write for DPS? We thought it would be a good time to introduce them to you through ... See full article

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An Interview with Don Komarechka (Podcast 357)

Here’s a chat with Don Komarechka,a nature photographer from Ontario, Canada, who in addition to beautiful landscape work, shoots the most amazing snowflake photographs! Because this was a dis... See full article

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Stunning Portraits: Manipulating White Balance

I am always looking for more interesting and unique ways to take interesting and beautiful portraits. It is a personal challenge for me to push my own creative envelope as much as possible so that I a... See full article

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How to Raise You Rates, Deliver Better Work & Get Paid What You Deserve [Guest Post by Ramit Sethi]

No one has single-handedly given me better insight about the business side of art/photography than New York Times best-selling author, Ramit Sethi. As artists, if we want to make a living with our wor... See full article

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61 Amazing Kite Aerial Photography Images

Aerial Photography is something that many people would love to be able to do but find is out of their budget. One more affordable way to go about it is to try some Kite Aerial Photography (KAP). The 6... See full article

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