Photographer in the Picture: Weekly Photography Challenge

Today while surfing on Flickr I came across this old classic photo from 1908. It was in the Library of Congress Flickr account in their ‘photographer in the picture‘ set and not only captu... See full article

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Smile: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share a photo on the theme of ‘Smile’. Feel free to interpret the theme as you wish – you might take a portrait of someone smilin... See full article

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Help Me Photograph a Friends Cafe [dPS Community Workshop]

Today I’d like to invite you to participate in a dPS reader workshop. We’ve done a few of these in the past and they’ve always been fun. In short we take a reader submitted question ... See full article

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Master a Master: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to ‘master a master‘. The idea was suggested by Vanessa Almodvar on our Facebook page and is a pretty simple concept. Simply find a photo that you... See full article

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Primary Colors: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to take and share a photo on the theme of ‘Primary Colors’. Yes – this week we want to see Red, Yellow and Blue featuring in your images. You ... See full article

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Nature: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘Nature’. You’re welcome to interpret the theme in any way that you wish as it is relevant to wher... See full article

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How Photographers Focus their Cameras [POLL RESULTS]

In a recent reader poll we asked readers how they focus their cameras with the hope of gaining some insight in whether our readers are relying upon Auto focus, manual focus or a little of both. The re... See full article

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Golden Hour: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share a photo that was taken in the ‘golden hours’. The ‘Golden Hours’ are those times just before or after the sun rises a... See full article

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CLOSE UP (MACRO) Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your challenge is to take and share a photo/s on the theme of ‘Close Up’. The idea came from the many people who suggested that we do a Macro challenge on our Facebook Page. I kn... See full article

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KIDS: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week – to celebrate the launch of our Click! – our Brand new Kids Photography eBook – your challenge it to take a photo and share it on the theme of KIDS! This is an opportunity... See full article

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A Day in the Life Of. Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share a photo (or photos) on the theme of – ‘A Day in the Life Of….’ (sorry it is a little late this week!) Be Creative ... See full article

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Shallow Depth of Field: Weekly Photography Challenge [With Examples]

This week your challenge is to take and share an image with a shallow depth of field. We want to see pictures with part of your shot in crystal clear focus and the rest thrown out of focus. You can re... See full article

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Famous Photographers: Who are Your Favorites?

Who is your Favourite Famous Photographer? One of the things I love about the time in which we live is that its so easy to find a great array of great photographers by searching the web (says the guy ... See full article

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Do You Have a Secondary Camera?

I’ve noticed a trend in people discussing cameras online over the last couple of years – people shopping for a ‘secondary camera’. This is usually mentioned by a DSLR user look... See full article

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Doors: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to photograph and share an image on the themes of ‘doors’. The theme was suggested by Zainab Al-Refaie on our Facebook page. Hopefully its a theme t... See full article

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My Addiction: Weekly Photography Challenge

Your challenge this week is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘My Addiction’. For me there is no doubt what I’ll be photographing – a rich creamy latte – coffee ... See full article

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What is Your Most Under-Use Piece of Photographic Gear?

Do you have something that lurks in the bottom of your camera bag or in a cupboard tucked away in your home that you bought thinking you’d use it all the time – but you rarely get it out? ... See full article

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SHOES: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘Shoes’. We did this theme back in 2009 and it was one of our most popular ones (and it was again sugges... See full article

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Time For Photography Part 2: Making Time

Part 1 of Time For Photography included some tips on finding time in your schedule to take photos. In Part 2 we will concentrate on making time. While it might sound more difficult to make some thing ... See full article

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How A Typical DSLR Shutter Works

I find cameras are often a lot like cars to people using them: they know when it works, they know what it does and can use it. But they are often clueless when it comes to the mechanics of HOW it work... See full article

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Things that are Broken: Weekly Photogrpahy Challenge

This week your challenge is to photograph and share an image with us on the theme of ‘things that are broken’. The topic was suggested by Edwin J Clair over on our Facebook page (and it wa... See full article

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Time For Photography Part 1: Finding Time

It’s time for photography! But for a many of us (myself included at times) the biggest challenge when it comes to the art of photography is not remembering if higher ISO means more or less noise... See full article

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Portraits with Back Lighting: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to take and share a ‘back lit’ portrait. One of the first rules many photographers are taught is to ’shoot with the sun behind you’ to e... See full article

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Part of the the Full Picture: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to take and share an image of ‘part of the full picture’. The theme was suggested by AnnMarie King on our Facebook page and I’ve chosen it bec... See full article

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How Many Photos Do We Take Each Week? [POLL]

It’s time to reveal the results of our most recent reader poll which asked how many photos our readers take in an average week. The poll was responded to by 50,142 readers and here are the resul... See full article

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