Reality Bender Interview with Street Artist that Transforms Sidewalks into 3-D Wonderland

Regular readers here know I’m a big fan of street art. And when I find good stuff, I share it. In particular the work of Tracy Lee Stum have blown my mind of late – pushing the boundaries ... See full article

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5 Fundamental Elements of Great Photographs

There are five common elements that great images typically have; Good use of light, color, a captivating moment, correct composition for the given situation, and the photographers choice of distance t... See full article

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Understanding HD Video [Book Review]

After a careful read of Chiz Dakin’s book, I came to the conclusion that for the right reader her volume is the ant’s pants, the bees’ knees of ‘how to’ books in ... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Helen Bradley

Youve been reading their articles for months or years, have you ever wondered Who are the photographers who write for dPS? Today we meet Helen Bradley, a long time writer on the site. 1. How ... See full article

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Transparent Cameras Photo Gallery of X-Rayed Cameras

In the shuffle of airport security I like to sneak a peek over the shoulder of the TSA agent and catch a glimpse of my gear as it moves through the X-ray. Shaving kit, headphones, a book, my ipad and ... See full article

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Making Sharper Wildlife Photographs [Part 1 of 2]

A contribution by Paul Burwell from Burwell School of Photography If there is one area that seems to flummox more aspiring wildlife photographers it is the subject of making sharp images. You’d ... See full article

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Learning to See, Part VII

Whereas photography is about vision, composition is about aesthetics. In our previous readings in this series we learned how colour, contrast and tonal range have a dramatic effect on the overall re... See full article

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A Passion for Wrecks and Images Give a Photography Enthusiast a Second Career

Image: Pongsatorn Sukhum Pongsatorn Sukhum was on his way to becoming a professional photographer. A long-time camera enthusiast, he took a year off college while studying in the UK to work in a studi... See full article

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Best Photo Locations: The Most Amazing Libraries in The World [Photos]

Libraries tend to be some of the most architecturally stunning places in the world. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. From authoritarian classical gothic arches to sun drenched... See full article

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What Are Your Worst Habits As A Photographer?

I was inspired to write this article after recently asking the question, What are your worst habits as a photographer? on social media. Here are some of the most common responses followed by s... See full article

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7 Tips for Photographing at the Zoo

Zoos … love ‘em or hate ‘em? I think it depends on the zoo. I much prefer open range zoos where the animals have tons of space to roam around and live almost as they would in the wil... See full article

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Plastic Cameras: Lo-Fi Photography in the Digital Age [Book Review]

Years ago a cinematographer friend told me of a dinner he once had in Paris with a Mr Cooke. Mr Cooke of the famed British optical firm Cooke, Taylor and Hobson. During the meal Mr Cooke explained tha... See full article

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Wireless Cameras Are The Future Whats in it for You?

I’ve been banging on the doors, windows, and faces of camera manufacturers for years about this one having long found value in the idea, “What good is a picture if you can’t share it... See full article

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Getting Landscapes Sharp: Hyperfocal Distances and Aperture Selection

An important element of landscape photography is ensuring that all of the key elements within your composition are sharp. This can often include foreground objects that are a matter of meters from y... See full article

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Panoramic Photography The Art of Stitching

In landscape photography, panoramas are always hugely popular with both audiences and photographers alike. Let’s take a look at how to get panoramic shots that really wow people. Orientation ... See full article

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Travel Photography Inspiration Project: Japan

Not only will this be one of the longest Travel Photography Inspiration Project posts to date, it is one I am very excited to put together. All of the participants not only delivered high quality imag... See full article

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War & Fashion Intellectual Exercise or Gut Punch?

A few days ago Moni Basu of CNN published a provocative piece comparing the photography of War to the photography of Fashion. Whether this is an absurd evocation, an intellectual exercise, or an astut... See full article

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Using Gobos To Create Dramatic Lighting

When lighting a subject, one of the things you want to try to do is create drama, or a context, using the light. This often means modifying your light source. One of the easiest ways to modify your fl... See full article

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Meet The Photographers Who Write For Digital Photography School ~ Anne McKinnell

Youve been reading their articles for months or years, have you ever wondered Who are the photographers who write for dPS? Today we meet Anne McKinnell, one of our brand new, fresh and minty ... See full article

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Learning to See, Part VI

No Contrast – No Problem The most beautiful composition can be dashed by improper use of color and contrast. CJ Rider As we learned in our last entry, harsh light can work well with bold an... See full article

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Why does your camera see things differently than you?

Do you ever see a beautiful scene, take out your camera, take the shot and then wonder what went wrong? Why doesn’t the display on the LCD screen look at all like the scene in front of you? Do y... See full article

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Photo History 101: Rare Color Photos of Paris in the Early 1900s

There is a school of thought that proposes the Earth is home to a smattering of “sacred sites” — energy centers, places of mystery and wonder — earth Chakras some call them. Th... See full article

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Weddings Through The Eyes of a Noob: Lessons I Learned

Throughout the first 20 years of my career in photography, I’d photographed a lot of different things- NHL All-Star games, Major League Baseball, NFL Football. I’d photographed portraits, ... See full article

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Take your Time and Work the Scene

I recently shared this photo on Facebook, Google+, and Flickr, with a quick tip on how to create a starburst effect. In this article, I’d like to share the thought process behind the image, and ... See full article

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30 Things you Should Know to Help you Start a Photography Business

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls. – Joseph Campbell 1. Find the best photography course or workshops that work for you If you are goin... See full article

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