Learning to See, Part X

The limitations in your photography are in yourself. Ernst Haas Diagonal lines, as we learned in our entry, are the subliminal connectors that keep the viewers eye within and moving around the ... See full article

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Antarctica and South Georgia 2012 (Video Podcast 367)

For this week’s Podcast episode, here’s a slideshow of images from three consecutive expeditions to Antarctica and South Georgia, in Nov-Dec 2012, while working with Aurora Expeditions. Gr... See full article

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The Only Subject Youll Ever Need. Ever

Marcin Sobas has a body of work that speaks to a photography maxim: Nature is still the best subject. The endless cycle of birth, growth, death and rebirth; the arc of the sun and the moon in a 24 hou... See full article

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Window Light Portraits: Weekly Photography Challenge

During the week we posted a simple exercise here on dPS to practice working with Natural Light (from a window) when taking portraits. Today we thought it might be fun to make the exercise this weeks p... See full article

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How To Sync Multiple Camera Time Stamps In Lightroom 4

Syncing the time stamp on multiple cameras is best done ahead of time. Every six months or so I take all of my digital SLR camera bodies and sync the clocks in them. This is important because if you u... See full article

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Getting off Auto Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or Shutter Priority you’re cheating and if you wa... See full article

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Ecoliteracy + Stewardship Chris Jordans Conscious Photography

My good friend and frequent guest Chris Jordan was named a featured speaker at the Center for Ecoliteracy’supcoming June 2013 seminar in Berkley. First-timers to this space should become familia... See full article

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The Largest Mobile Camera in the World Ian Ruhters Wet Plate Photography

Some of you who follow the blog and chasejarvisLIVE probably remember Ian Ruhter from last year’s season finale of the show. I wanted to let y’all know that Ian’s Silver and Light Pr... See full article

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How to Photograph Snowflakes with a DSLR

By Don Komarechka The winter months are typically uninteresting for macro photographers. Flowers, insects, and tiny details in nature all but disappear. Only one faithful subject is left in abundance ... See full article

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The Irreverence Episode (aka NOT GIVING A F#$%) Author Julien Smith + Musical Guest MY GOODNESS on #cjLIVE [TODAY 11am PDT/2pm EDT]

Update: We are LIVE today at 11am PDT/2pm EDT with NY Times best-selling author, CEO, voice actor, radio broadcaster, and all-around awesome, Julien Smith and special musical guest My Goodness. Tune i... See full article

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Win $15,000 From Burn Magazine. Emerging Photographers Apply HERE.

Need a little more change in the pocket (or a lot)? If you’re doing top-notch work, you may be in luck because Burn Magazine is giving away $15,000 in grants for three photographers. Called the ... See full article

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The Importance of Location for Outdoor Portraits

By Annie Tao Just like in Real Estate, Photography is about location, location, location. Well, sort of. Its not as much the beauty of a location, but rather, the quality of the light at a location... See full article

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Create a Portfolio That Shows the Photographer as Well as the Photographs

When it comes to telling their own story in images, photographers often struggle. While their photos and galleries may be memorable and unique their websites and portfolios are too frequently dull, de... See full article

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Photo Kickstarter o the Week The Supraflux Video Camera Stabilizer with Brake

I’m loving the photo related projects that are popping up on kickstarter these days. I get 4-5 emails per week from people pimping their projects. Some of them suck. Some are fun. Others are dow... See full article

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A Simple Exercise on Working with Natural Light in Portraits

Today I thought it might be fun to share a little exercise that we feature in our Natural Light eBook (by Mitchell Kanashkevich) – both because it gives you a taste for the content but also beca... See full article

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Printing Chinwag with Don Komarechka (Podcast 366)

This week, TWiP co-host Don Komarechka and I hook-up again to talk about printing, a passion we both share. Use this audio player if you’d prefer to listen: There are also download and subscript... See full article

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3 Workouts to Improve your Photography

A Guest post by Jim Harmer of ImprovePhotography.com Athletes would never consider showing up to a game without having practiced, so why is it that most photographers shoot for the wall-hanger p... See full article

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The Irreverence Episode (aka NOT GIVING A F#$%) Author Julien Smith + Musical Guest MY GOODNESS on #cjLIVE

TWO amazing guests on the next episode of chasejarvisLIVE on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. To enjoy Guest #1… you need to stop giving a f*#k right now. Not about your work, but about what other peop... See full article

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Using the Sun As A Compositional Element

For the most part, as photographers, we avoid shooting into the sun for fear that we’ll get some unsightly flaring. The sun DOES present some exposure challenges, and of course, flare is a con... See full article

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Save 33% on The Photographers Workflow by Gavin Gough

One of the most popular deals that we had in last years 12 Photography Deals of Christmas campaign was when we offered a discount on renowned travel Photographer Gavin Gough’s eBook – The ... See full article

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10 Tips To Get Over Photographers Block

Going through a creative rut can be frustrating, and sometimes scary, but it is usually temporary. Photographers block can happen to you at any time. Its up to you to turn it into a positive exp... See full article

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Fine Art Print Lightroom Slideshow Template

For many years I’ve used a black background for my Lightroom slideshow, and I still will sometimes, but recently, as I held a freshly printed photograph on Breathing Color’s Optica One fin... See full article

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3 Ways to get Better Control of Autofocus

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist talks about three ways to get better control of autofocus. Sometimes autofocus can be really annoying. For some shots itll focus on the right part o... See full article

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Photo Geek Alert The Camera Sensor as Emulsion + Why Your Digital Camera is More Like Film Stock Than You Realize

The sensor in your digital camera is increasingly similar to the film stocks of yesteryear. The two share some pretty important characteristics, and they're factors you should care about. Here's why... See full article

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Getty Is An Insult To Photographers. Introducing Stocksy [OPINION]

I’ve never liked Getty. I’ve gotten through about 80% of the submission process on multiple occasions but could never convince myself to pull the trigger. Sure there are a select and very ... See full article

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