An Interview with Don Komarechka (Podcast 357)

Here’s a chat with Don Komarechka,a nature photographer from Ontario, Canada, who in addition to beautiful landscape work, shoots the most amazing snowflake photographs! Because this was a dis... See full article

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Stunning Portraits: Manipulating White Balance

I am always looking for more interesting and unique ways to take interesting and beautiful portraits. It is a personal challenge for me to push my own creative envelope as much as possible so that I a... See full article

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3 Tips for Better Black and White Conversion using Lightroom

Ever wondered how the professional photographers get those dreamy black and white or sepia toned images? Wonder why yours come out looking dull and flat looking? I’m going to give you 3 tips t... See full article

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Let Them Run Around: Photographing Children

I am often asked by people, “What can I do to get my children to sit for a photo?” Children can be among the most compelling of subjects to photograph, and as a professional, one of the mo... See full article

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300 Best Photos of 2012 Blog Posts

At the conclusion of every year Ive adopted the tradition of reviewing my year in photos, picking my 10 best photos and evaluating those that were near misses. This exercise is something Ive wri... See full article

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Shooting in the Twilight Zone

For most photographers, the best time to shoot is during the golden hours – those times right around sunrise or sunset when the sky is full of drama. For me though, the best time to shoot is a l... See full article

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Top Ten Non-Nature Photos from 2012 (Podcast 356)

Following on from last week’s Podcast, in which I showed you my top ten selection from my nature work in 2012, this week, we’re going to take a look at my favorite non-nature photos. This ... See full article

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Selling Your Images As Art: 5 Tips To Getting Started

As photographers, the highest compliment we can be paid is to have someone pay us for our vision and creativity. For some, this means becoming wedding or portrait photographers, getting paid per eve... See full article

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Adding Scale to Your Landscapes

We often think of landscapes as sweeping vistas fading away into the distance, taking our eyes on a journey through flower strewn fields, cascading mountain peaks, skyscraper speckled skylines and rol... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 3/3 Tone Curve)

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on creative color effects in Lightroom. In this article I will explain how to use the Tone Curve tool for creative color effects. In Part 1 of this series I covered w... See full article

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Learning to See, Part II

The Hues and Use of Colour Colour is to photography what verbs are to writing. Daryl Benson From the day we are born we start to see the world in colour. Just like taxes and death there is no avo... See full article

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How To Approach Street Photography In 12 Easy Steps.

Many photographers are timid about “shooting strangers” on the street which keeps them from even trying. Street photography is all about telling a story in a single frame and that’... See full article

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How To Create a Motion Blur Effect in Photoshop

Motion Blur Filter For the first technique I am going to start with this rather boring and cluttered image I made in a forest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Maybe it wouldn’t be ... See full article

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A project for the New Year: How to make a DIY Ground Pod

Ive written previously about the importance of getting down to eye level when photographing wildlife. When eye-level means ground level, it can be awkward to support your camera whilst also suppo... See full article

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Top 10 Nature Photos from 2012 (Podcast 355)

It’s great to be back after the longest break since starting this Podcast back in 2005. Just four days off two months! For those of you that listened to me and stayed subscribed, thanks! For tho... See full article

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Combining Rules of Composition to Improve Your Landscape Images

One of the most elusive and frustrating elements of photography is finding the right composition. Many otherwise good images are often derailed by poor compositional choices. There are several primary... See full article

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The Winner of our 12 Days of Christmas Prize Is

In the lead up to Christmas this year we ran a 12 Days of Christmas here on dPS where we offered some great photographic deals on our eBooks and some products from other great online photography brand... See full article

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How I Shot & Edited The White Infinity Setup

In my last post about studio photography (the killer clamshell) I covered a simple two light setup for achieving a gorgeous soft beauty look. This time I thought it might be fun to cover something a... See full article

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7 Elements of Photography We Can Learn From The Hobbit

1. Dramatic Lighting You will notice that in the majority of good portraiture, dramatic lighting is often a key element. Its not too often youll find flat lighting in a great picture (not ... See full article

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11 Hot Photography Tutorials, Projects, Stories and Tips to Improve Your Photography

As we approach the end of our ‘Best of 2012 series‘ of posts it is time for another mixed bad of hot posts from the last year that cover a wide array of topics. In this batch you’ve ... See full article

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Our Most Popular Photography Gear Related Posts of 2012

Today’s summer series recap looks at some of the hottest ‘gear’ related posts on dPS from 2011. It includes some reviews but also some gear related tips and discussion starters. Quic... See full article

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Our 14 Best Portrait Photography Tutorials of 2012

This week as part of our ‘Best of 2012 Series‘ we’re looking back on the year that was and sharing the most popular posts in different categories. Today we’re looking over the ... See full article

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12 More of Our Best Photography Tutorials from 2012

Today we continue our ‘best of 2012′ series with a look back on a mixed bag of tutorials and articles that were among our most popular in the year gone by. A 15 Minute Exercise To Help You... See full article

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Landscape Photography [Best of dPS 2012]

Some of the most popular posts on dPS this year have been those covering the topic of Landscape photography. So as part of our ‘best of 2012′ series I thought I’d look back on the ho... See full article

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Enhancing Blue Skies in Lightroom

The Color control in Lightroom is a powerful tool for selective color adjustments. This tool allows photographers to adjust the hue, saturation, and luminance of individual color tones. One applicatio... See full article

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