9 Tips for Capturing the City in Motion

Street photography is one thing, but capturing the heartbeat of the city is something else. The everyday motion of the metropolis can make for some of the most compelling photographs, as it: wakes ... See full article

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5 Tips to Shake Up Your Travel Photography

I love to look at travel photography, but man, sometimes it can all just seem mind-numbingly similar. Put a cabin, some rocks, grass, or sand in the foreground, a lake or ocean in the middle ground, a... See full article

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Using Technology To Take Better Photos

Technology is a great thing and never has it been able to help (and often hinder) photographers with their craft than in this day and age. A bold statement, so let me show you some applications and we... See full article

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How To Transfer Prints To Wood: An Awesome Photography DIY Project

One thing I love about my family is that there never seems to be a shortness of creativity floating around. My wife Kristin works with her mother Lori running a website over at Katie’s Rose Cott... See full article

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Turning Pro Part V ~ Support System and Balance

A few weeks ago I wrote15 Tips About Turning Pro. I thought it would be a good time to expand on some of those tips.Today’s article is the fifth and final in that series (although I may ... See full article

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Turning Pro ~ Part IV: Style Development and Life Long Learning

A few weeks ago I wrote15 Tips About Turning Pro. I thought it would be a good time to expand on some of those tips and add a few more.Today’s article is the fourth in that series.Hope y... See full article

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Night Sky Timelapse Videos

A Guest Post by Phil Hart – author of the Shooting Stars eBook (use the code DPSTARS for a 20% discount). There are many amazing things you can do with your digital SLR, and video footage of the... See full article

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4 Tips for Shooting Drop Dead Gorgeous Waterfalls

Waterfalls are a very popular subject for landscape photographers. The draw to their natural beauty is clear, but sometimes coming home with the best shots is harder than you might think. As the curat... See full article

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Turning Pro Part III ~ Passion and Vision

A few weeks ago I wrote 15 Tips About Turning Pro. I thought it would be a good time to expand on some of those tips and add a few more.Today’s article is the third in that series.Hope you... See full article

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Have You Ever Geotagged an Image? [POLL]

3 Years ago we ran a poll asking if readers had ever Geotagged an image. Back then it wasn’t that common a feature on cameras and it was often done in post processing or using a photo sharing si... See full article

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Photography in the Moonlight

A Guest Post by Phil Hart – author of the Shooting Stars eBook (use the code DPSTARS for a 20% discount). Even a casual play with your camera at night will reveal its remarkable ability to see m... See full article

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Turning Pro Part II: People Skills and Generosity

A few weeks ago I wrote 15 Tips About Turning Pro. I thought it would be a good time to expand on some of those tips and add a few more.Today’s article is the second in that series.Hope yo... See full article

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Photography Under the Stars

A Guest Post by Phil Hart – author of the Shooting Stars eBook (use the code DPSTARS for a 20% discount). Neil Creek has previously shared some of my astrophotography work on DPS, in the post Te... See full article

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Turning Pro Part I: Portfolio and Persistence

A few weeks ago I wrote 15 Tips About Turning Pro. I thought it would be a good time to expand on some of those tips and add a few more.Today’s article is the first in that series.Hope you... See full article

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Short On Time? Learn To Post To Google+, Your Blog, Facebook, and Twitter Simultaneously

Not all of us have hours on end to spend on social media (myself included). Most photographers make their money by bringing in clients whether it’s families, brides, small businesses, whatever i... See full article

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Do you Ever Shoot with Film?

I had one of those ‘I feel old’ moments last week when I was going through one of my old camera bags and out dropped an old film canister with an unused film in it. My son (who is almost 6... See full article

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Beauty and Portraits on a Budget

If you have ever had any interest in beauty or portraiture, but found yourself frustrated not being able to afford expensive lighting, studio space and more fear not! With a quick visit to a local... See full article

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8 Tips To Take Better Travel Pictures

Ever noticed how some people’s vacation pictures are often an imitation of the postcards they could have easily bought at the airport on their way home? Whether its the Eiffel Tower or the Si... See full article

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Are You on Instagram? POLL

Instagram has been been in the news a lot lately – particularly with it being purchased by Facebook for $1 billion! We’ve talked a little about it in the past and it has always caused some... See full article

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Creating an Image of Impact.

I love Digital Photography School, because I love learning. I love understanding. I love pushing through the doubt and insecurity inherent to lack of understanding, to a place of KNOWLEDGE, confidence... See full article

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Beach Photography

Whether a tranquil haven of serenity or a jam-packed platform for sun worshippers, the beach is a perfect location for all genres of photography; macro, documentary, seascape, portrait and even wildli... See full article

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10 Tips to Take Great Family Portaits

We are told family comes first, so grab your camera and lets get snapping… some great family portraits… 10 Tips for Family Portraits If you want that traditional family photograph... See full article

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3 Ways to Know if Your Work is Good

Your family and friends are raving about your work. Your Facebook friends are giving you thumbs up when you post your images. But is that enough feedback to know that your work is actually good? G... See full article

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How to Photograph a Funeral :: 4 Tips I Hope you Never have to Use

I recently photographed the funeral of a beautiful 16 year old girl. It was the most challenging shoot of my career (times infinity). The work was heart wrenching and overwhelming, horrifying and EXHA... See full article

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Are You A Light Seeker?

First, let me say that I borrowed the expression light seeker from fellow photographer Jerod Foster. Its the perfect way to describe what we are as photographers and I am going to try to expl... See full article

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