3 Tips for Better Black and White Conversion using Lightroom

Ever wondered how the professional photographers get those dreamy black and white or sepia toned images? Wonder why yours come out looking dull and flat looking? I’m going to give you 3 tips t... See full article

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Visual Fuel: 5 Websites Worth the Click [Creative Inspiration]

As a creative you likely already have your ‘go-to’ sources for visual inspiration. There’s certainly no shortage of them; from 500px.com to the Atlantic’s In Focus blog, the in... See full article

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Let Them Run Around: Photographing Children

I am often asked by people, “What can I do to get my children to sit for a photo?” Children can be among the most compelling of subjects to photograph, and as a professional, one of the mo... See full article

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Photo Essay: A Good Day of Roadside Photography

I recently talked to a long time photographer that said the landscape photography in early advertisements by the American Automobile Association was what got him into photography. That organization wa... See full article

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Sell More Than Your Photography Skills

In an environment as competitive as the photo industry, photographers need all the advantages they can get including specialized knowledge. Expertise in f-stops and exposure times is pretty common... See full article

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300 Best Photos of 2012 Blog Posts

At the conclusion of every year Ive adopted the tradition of reviewing my year in photos, picking my 10 best photos and evaluating those that were near misses. This exercise is something Ive wri... See full article

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The Best Camera The Everyday, Can Do No Wrong Camera Kit

One of the most common questions we hear from all of you is, “What is your everyday kit?” Our digital cinema guru, Erik, wanted to take a minute to chat gear with you and answer that quest... See full article

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Shooting in the Twilight Zone

For most photographers, the best time to shoot is during the golden hours – those times right around sunrise or sunset when the sky is full of drama. For me though, the best time to shoot is a l... See full article

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Top Ten Non-Nature Photos from 2012 (Podcast 356)

Following on from last week’s Podcast, in which I showed you my top ten selection from my nature work in 2012, this week, we’re going to take a look at my favorite non-nature photos. This ... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Pye Jirsa

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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Selling Your Images As Art: 5 Tips To Getting Started

As photographers, the highest compliment we can be paid is to have someone pay us for our vision and creativity. For some, this means becoming wedding or portrait photographers, getting paid per eve... See full article

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Adding Scale to Your Landscapes

We often think of landscapes as sweeping vistas fading away into the distance, taking our eyes on a journey through flower strewn fields, cascading mountain peaks, skyscraper speckled skylines and rol... See full article

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Skate This: Recycled Skateboard Sculptures

From the street to the gallery: Ever wonder what happens to old skateboards that get tossed when next year’s decks come out? Turns out some of them make it into the three-dimensional sculptures ... See full article

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Stunning Portraits of Children from 169 Countries The American Melting Pot

How does that song go? “I believe the children are our future.” While it’s an obvious statement, apparently photographer Danny Goldfield shares this same sentiment. Over a period of ... See full article

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Travel Photography Inspiration Project: Morocco

Morocco is one of the few countries on this planet I have visited and I am happy to highlight it for the Travel Photography Inspiration Project. What I liked about Morocco were not only the markets an... See full article

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Higher than Ive Ever Been [for Clean, Safe Water]

This is the highest I’ve ever been. Its weird. Days on Kilimanjaro feel both infinitely long and short at the same time. They are long thanks to pre-dawn wakeups, 10 hours on trail 5 to 14 mi... See full article

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Top 6 Orchestra Flashmobs Acts of Robust Hit-and-Run Culture in Public Spaces

There’s one thing about classical music that I’ve always believed: it is far better to see it performed than to hear a recording of it. While this is true for just about all kinds of music... See full article

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Learning to See, Part II

The Hues and Use of Colour Colour is to photography what verbs are to writing. Daryl Benson From the day we are born we start to see the world in colour. Just like taxes and death there is no avo... 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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D600 the Affordable full-frame DSLR Whats the Catch? [Hands on Review]

It’s been out in the marketplace for a while now – but the conversation and questions continue to churn around the D600. Is it all that and a bag of chips? Or is there a catch? Is it a goo... See full article

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How To Approach Street Photography In 12 Easy Steps.

Many photographers are timid about “shooting strangers” on the street which keeps them from even trying. Street photography is all about telling a story in a single frame and that’... See full article

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Shoot as an Amateur, Show Like a Pro

Photography: Gavin Hookaway When it comes to getting their work noticed, professional photographers have all the breaks. They have the best equipment, the time to practice and perfect their skills, an... See full article

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Here We Go! Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro for Clean Safe Drinking Water

Friends! Ive sent out a few social pings over the past couple days about being in Africa, but this is really the first time Ive had more than a moment to share the lay of the land. Im here on... See full article

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How To Create a Motion Blur Effect in Photoshop

Motion Blur Filter For the first technique I am going to start with this rather boring and cluttered image I made in a forest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Maybe it wouldn’t be ... See full article

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Best Photo Locations: The Secret of Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua

Sometimes you have to get off the beaten path to find the real texture in a location. The truth is, locations that are hard to find will reveal new angles and subjects. Trust me, if it’s hard to... See full article

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