Anatomy of a Modeling Session

I am often contacted by people who are interested in modeling, either as a hobby, or to build a portfolio to try and model professionally. It’s one of the more fun things I get to do with a came... See full article

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How To Keep Your Memory Cards Healthy

In this post, Steve Berardi from PhotoNaturalist explains how to keep your memory cards healthy. Memory cards are one of the most often neglected parts of digital photography. But, they’re extre... See full article

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How to Match Exposures when Stitching Panoramas in Photoshop

Since the introduction of Photoshop CS2, Adobes image editing software has shipped with the ability to easily merge a series of photographs into a panorama. Often, it is incredibly simple: once y... See full article

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Using AutoPano Giga To Create Panoramas With Gigapan Heads Or Freehand Shooting Grids

I know, it’s a long title but I want to show how easy it can be to assemble panoramas with either a Gigapan head or by shooting freehand, gridded panoramas. AutoPano Giga has been my panorama pr... See full article

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Street Photography: Exploitative vs Respect

Over the last couple of years we’ve seen a rise in interest by many dPS readers (and around the web) in the topic of street photography and street portraiture. While I love the idea of documenti... See full article

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Create an Image Watermark in Photoshop

In a recent post I talked about using an image watermark in Lightroom to apply to your images. This post I’ll show you how to create the watermark image to use. This watermark has two concentric... See full article

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Four Tips on Your Image Data Safety Procedures

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post production speed by 5 to 10 times. Click here to learn m... See full article

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10 Ways to Direct a Portrait Shoot like a Pro

In this post Gina Milicia – author of our brand new eBook “Portraits: Making the Shot” shares 10 tips on directing a portrait shoot like a Pro. 1. Check your Mood Have you ever been ... See full article

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Using Photography and Video to Tell Stories that Need to Be Told

This morning I came across a short film that I just had to share with the dPS community. It is the story of Jill Brzezinski-Conley who shares her story of life, love and the challenges thrown her way ... See full article

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Include The Foreground For Dramatic Landscapes

When photographing landscapes, it’s very easy to get lost in the grandiosity of the overall view, and sometimes , lose sight of what could be a better image. Many times, I’ve been taken ... See full article

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See Nick Francher Create a White Room with some Pegboard [Video]

While surfing on Youtube today I came across the following video from photographer Nick Francher creating a DIY studio setup that created a cool effect. In it he uses peg board to create a background ... See full article

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An Editorial: Is the Internet a Photographers Friend or Foe?

Rewinding the Clocks back 15 Years Should we wind our clocks back about 15 years to a time before the phenomenal popularity of home based computers and the internet, there was a general widespread kno... See full article

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Learning to See, Part IV

The Hues and Use of Colour, Part III Seek the strongest colour possible…the content is of no importance. Henri Matisse Upon review of our last entry we learned that the colour, tone or s... See full article

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How I Shot And Edited It Mesa Arch At Sunrise

Of the images I brought back from a trip to Utah’s Canyonlands and Arches National Parks this past Fall, the one above recieved the most comments and requests for info. For starters, this is a s... See full article

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Photo Project: Why You Should Create a Photo Inspiration Corkboard

Like any project around the house, I thought about doing this almost a year ago and finally put it up in my office last month. It turned out so well that I wanted to share it with you all. This is a... See full article

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3 Minutes with Photographer John Lund

Photoshop is both loved and hated in the photography world. Too much Photoshop can unleash the fury of the masses, but just the right amount can trigger inspiration, awe, laughter, and a variety of ot... See full article

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Showing Speed: Using Panning When Shooting Action

For the most part, photography is all about freezing a moment in time, stopping the action in front of you. But there are times when freezing the action fails to show the full story. People move. ... See full article

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Gura Gear Bataflae 32L Camera Backpack Review (Podcast 358)

For this week’s Podcast, I’ve put together a quick video to show you the new Gura Gear Bataflae 32L camera bag. As a long time user of the Kiboko bag, I’m happy to say that the Bataf... See full article

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Create a Warm, Sunset Mood Image in Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has been critically acclaimed as the most powerful and intuitive... See full article

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Include Clouds In Your Landscapes

Generally speaking, we all love a sunny day. No too hot. Not a cloud in the sky. By photographically speaking, clouds can be your best friend. They can add drama. But more importantly, they are often ... See full article

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How to Shoot Really Big Panoramas

The image below is a stitched panorama comprised of 7 separate frames, stitched together in Photoshop CS6, using the Photomerge feature. The full sized finished image weighs in at 85 megapixels. In th... See full article

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Magic Lantern Guide to Nikon D800/D800E Review

Like many books and movies, if you’ve read the book you’ll want to see the movie. Similarly, if you own a Nikon D800/D800E you’ll want to read this guide book. Or even more significa... See full article

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Learning to See, Part III

Read earlier posts in this series at “Learning to See – For Beginners” and “Learning to See Part 2“. The Hues and Use of Colour, Part II Colour is a means of expressing l... See full article

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Using Backlight in Nature Photography

Backlight is when the sun is directly in front of you lighting the back of your subject. Shooting a backlit scene is more difficult technically but that is no reason to shy away from what can become a... See full article

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4 Uses for Lightrooms Graduated Filter Tool

The Graduated Filter tool in Lightroom 4 allows you to apply edits across an even gradient. In this article I will explain 4 ways to use the Graduated Filter tool to enhance your photos. Adding a Grad... See full article

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