Do You Manually Focus or Use Auto Focus? [POLL]

Time for a quick dPS reader poll – this time its about how you focus your shots – manual or auto…. or both depending upon the circumstance? Feel free to tell us more about your answe... See full article

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Red, White and Blue: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to take a photo on the theme of ‘Red, White and Blue’. With Independence day happening this week for those of you in the USA there may be a little e... See full article

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Negative Space: Weekly Photography Challenge [With 7 Examples]

Your photography challenge in the next week is to take and share an image in the theme of ‘Negative Space’. Negative space is that space that is around the main subject in an image. Often ... See full article

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What is Your Biggest Challenge When Photographing Kids?

We asked this question on our Facebook page earlier today and the response was so good that we thought it might be good to open it up to the dPS blog reading community too: A Question for Parents and ... See full article

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Who Do You Have a Photography Crush On?

Is there a photographer who you’ve secretly admired form afar? Someone whose work never fails to inspire you? A Photographer who you’d love to meet and pick the brains or even spend the da... See full article

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10 Minutes Walk from Your Door: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week’s photography challenge is to photograph and share an image that you took within 10 minute walk of your front doorstep. The topic was suggested by Tracey Norton Frederick on our Facebo... See full article

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Architecture: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photography challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘Architecture’. Feel free to take any approach to it and photograph any kind of building or structure ... See full article

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Which Camera Do You Use? [dPS Reader Census]

It’s that time of year when we ask the question – Which Camera do you Use? This is fifth year that we’ve done this little reader census and I’m looking forward to seeing the r... See full article

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After Dark: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your challenge is to take and share a photo on the theme of ‘After Dark’. The only rule is that your photo has to be taken after the sun sets – so anything from Dusk to Daw... See full article

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How do YOU get Portrait Subjects to Relax?

This is a question I’m often asked and its one that there are many answers to – so I thought it might be a fun discussion question for the wider dPS community. When photographing people &#... See full article

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Treasure: Weekend Photography Challenge

This weekend your photography challenge is to take and share an image on the theme of ‘Treasure’. Interpret it anyway that you wish – but the idea was suggested by a couple of reader... See full article

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How did You Get Your First Paying Photography Job?

This is a question I get a lot from aspiring pro photographers – how do I get my first paid photography gig? For me it was a close friend who saw some of my portraits of family and friends who a... See full article

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Black and White: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your challenge is to take and share a photo with the theme of ‘black and white’. This theme was suggested by numerous readers via our Facebook page and I’m surpised to real... See full article

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dPS Self Portrait Week Challenge: Sign Up and Receive a Free Gift

Today we’re launching a fun week long challenge here on dPS and we’d LOVE for you to join in. The theme is ‘Self Portaits’ and over the next week we’ll issue you with 3 T... See full article

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CURVES: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your challenge is to take and share an image that fits somehow into the theme of ‘curves’. You can interpret it any way that you like – perhaps photographing a curvy road w... See full article

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Tell us About Your Post Production Workflow

At dPS headquarters this week we were discussing our post production workflows, tools and the things we’d like to know more about post production. So we thought it might be a good discussion sta... See full article

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Camera Phone: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week’s photography challenge is a little different – it all revolves around that camera that most of us carry around with us most of the time – the one in our camera. We did thi... See full article

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Tell us about Yourself (and Your Photography)

Today I’d like to do something a little different and want to invite you – our wonderful reader community – to introduce yourself and tell us a little about your photography. It stru... See full article

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LIGHT: Weekly Photo Challenge

This week your challenge is to take a picture and share it here on dPS on the theme of ‘Light’. We’ve chosen the theme based upon a variety of reader suggestions on our facebook page... See full article

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Low Point of View: Weekly Photography Challenge

Your challenge this week is to take and share an image taken from a low down point of view. It’s amazing what impact shooting from low down can have upon a scene – an ants eye view shows t... See full article

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What Lens is Attached to your DSLR Right Now?

I asked this on our Facebook community a couple of weeks ago and the variety of answers was fascinating – so I thought I’d ask it again here on the blog. For DSLR owners – what lens ... See full article

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Lines: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your challenge is to take and share an image with the theme of ‘Lines’. You may interpret this in any way that you wish but when I first thought of it I was thinking about using ... See full article

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What Percent of our Readers Photos are Portraits???: Poll Results

In a recent poll we asked our readers about how many portraits they take – as a percentage of their overall photography. The results are in and it seems that while portraits are a part of member... See full article

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Street Photography: Weekly Photography Challenge

This week your photographic challenge is to do some ‘Street Photography’. I know some of you just went into a cold sweat thinking about the idea of going out in public to photograph strang... See full article

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How Many Photos Do You Take Per Week [POLL]

So how often do you get your camera out and how many shots do you take on an average week? Looking forward to seeing the results on this one. - Photography Tips. Check out our resources on Portrait P... See full article

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