Skip the Fancy Gear Give Me Vision. Surreal Environmental Portraits by Budi CCline

Indonesia-based photographer and digital artist Budi “CCline” taught himself how to create these painterly photos. With nothing more than an old camera and an outdated version of Photoshop... See full article

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10 Tips for Improving Your Flower Photos

Spring is here! For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere who have been hunkered down for winter, enduring the rain and the snow, the time has finally come to get outside and enjoy some long awaited ... See full article

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The Great Gura Gear Giveaway! (Podcast 365)

Following episode 358 when I walked you through the Gura Gear 32L Bataflae camera backpack, today I’m really happy to tell you that with the help of Gura Gear, we are giving away three great pri... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Jason Weddington

You’ve been reading their articles for months or years. Have you ever wondered: “Who are the photographers who write for dPS”?Today meet San Diego based photographer Jason Weddingt... See full article

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How to Use Sunset Light to Light Portraits

Sunset is arguably the most beautiful time of day for portrait light. But you don’t want to simply take your subject outside and start shooting. Take a few moments to identify “how” ... See full article

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How I shot and edited it: The Second Severn Crossing

The image above is a long exposure taken of the Second Severn Crossing, a motorway bridge that crosses the River Severn, just outside Bristol, England. I have been asked a number of times how this i... See full article

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DOing + MAKING Always Trumps Talking About It. Cool Vid Here.

Superfun piece here. Reverse motion isn’t a new technique by any stretch, but it doesn’t need to be. Messe Kopp had a cool idea and executed it – turned out fun and cool. And above a... See full article

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5 Easy Ways To Screw Up a Photo

Over the years Ive screwed more photos than I can count. And recently, when I was thinking about it, there have been a few constants behind many of these screw-ups. They are all easy to fix, bu... See full article

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The Secrets of Surf Photography - Chris Burkard Shares His Craft

At 26 years old, Chris Burkard is living the dream of traveling around the world to shoot surfers in exotic places. He’s been recognized for his work with some prestigious awards including a f... See full article

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How To Know You Are Ready To Become A Professional Photographer

By Annie Tao Many photography enthusiasts contact me because they want tips on how to make their dream of becoming a Professional Photographer a reality. I am a believer and an example that it is poss... See full article

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The Single Most Important Element In Every Great Photograph And Why You Should Include It In Yours

Photographers are, at heart, exhibitionists. We crave people seeing our photographs and telling us how good they are, it gives us a warm fuzzy feeling and deep down and that’s why we do it. Whet... See full article

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Follow Me: A Mysterious Beauty Leads You Around the World with Photographs

Murad Osmann has put a really solid spin on the traditional “vacation album”. Already picked up by... See full article

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How I Got The Shot: Desert Road

Some exposure situations become difficult to handle in-camera without a little post processing later on. A perfect example is this shot of a desert road in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, that I ... See full article

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Snap Up our Food Photography Guide for just $7 [Early Bird Special]

Today I’m excited to announce the launch of our brand new Guide to Photographing Food over at SnapnGuides. This mini-guide is all about helping you to learn how to mouth-watering photo of food a... See full article

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Why your Camera isnt a Superhero

A Guest Contribution by Draycat The day my first SLR camera arrived I was excited. I’d already put my point and shoot at the bottom of a drawer knowing that I wouldn’t need it anymore R... See full article

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The Rule of Thirds and How to Break It A Comprehensive Guide

Possibly the most well known and most talked about photographic composition guideline is the Rule of Thirds. However it doesnt stop with photography. You will find the Rule of Thirds applied ... See full article

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Learning to See, Part IX

You don’t take a photograph, you make it. Ansel Adams   In our last entry we learned that placing the subject at one of the four primary points of impact within the scene would greatl... See full article

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The Power of Conflict Imagery Commentary + Appreciation for the 2013 World Press Photo Contest Winners

Paul Hansen of Sweden had his moving photo of a group of men in Gaza City carrying the bodies of two dead children selected as the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year. The photo, taken on November 20, ... See full article

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Color: A Powerful Creative Ally or an Afterthought?

A Guest post by Mitchell Kanashkevich who is the author behind dPS eBook – Captivating Color. Color is one facet of photography which we often tend to overlook and take for granted. It is freque... See full article

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Street Photography with Valerie Jardin (Podcast 364)

This week I’m joined by an incredibly talented street photographer, andfellow TWiP co-host, Valerie Jardin. As I don’t do a lot of street photography myself, we thought it would be good ... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Rick Berk

You’ve been reading their articles for months or years. Have you ever wondered: “Who are the photographers who write for dPS”?Today meet New York State photographer Rick Berk. 1. H... See full article

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Delicate: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your challenge is to take a new photo and to share it with us on the them of ‘Delicate‘. Feel free to interpret the theme in any way that you wish. You could: photograph a single... See full article

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5 Tips for Improving Your Portrait Photography

Here are some techniques that you may not be aware of if you’re new to portrait photography. It takes practice, but being aware of these ideas can get you experimenting, and inspire you to try s... See full article

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The Basics of a One Light Setup: A Lighting Tutorial

Lately we’ve had a lot of readers asking for advice about simple lighting techniques for shooting portraits. Here’s a good video from TheSlantedLens that gives some good basic information ... See full article

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Insider Interview with Macklemore Staying Independent, Humble + Going Quadruple Platinum

As many of you who are regular readers know, I am longtime friend (and fan of course) of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Ben (Macklemore) and I get coffee at the same joint. He has played dinner parties... See full article

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