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Why You Should Photograph Your Loved Ones

There is nobody more important to photograph than our loved ones. 1. Why travel to photograph? Why is it that we always try to photograph the exotic? For example, it is more interesting to photograph a villager in some African tribe, than to photograph our partner. Show More Summary

3 Ways to Get Honest Feedback on Your Work

Learning to evaluate your own work and getting good honest feedback is critical to improving as a photographer. Others will see things you don’t see. It will give you tips to help you improve. And it is peculiar to your work (not just general tips for everyone). Show More Summary

15 Photography Ideas to Boost Your Creativity

Doing photography exercises brings forth new opportunities to improve your skills, hone in on your craft and who knows, even guide you in the direction of finding a new genre that you love more than anything in the world! Here are 15...Show More Summary

Photographer banned from Facebook because of naked mannequin photos [NSFW]

Canadian photographer Julia Busato had her profile banned from Facebook because of a photography project she’s been running.  Some Facebook users criticized her photos of naked women posing behind a mannequin, and reported her. As a result, Facebook banned her and she’s unable to access her personal profile and page. Show More Summary

Panasonic GH5 may start shipping tomorrow

During DIYP’s visit to the photography show in the UK, an unnamed source at Panasonic stand revealed information that will make you thrilled. According to the source, the long expected GH5 is shipping out as of tomorrow! While the expected...Show More Summary

Supreme Court of the US is looking for full-time photographer

Do you think you have what it takes to become the official photographer of the US Supreme Court? If you do, you’ll be happy to know that they are hiring people for this position. It’s a full-time job with a wide salary range, between $54,972 and $86,460 per year. Show More Summary

Nikon 600mm lens vs. shotgun: what’s better for shooting clay pigeons?

The Nikon 600mm f/4 E FL ED VR is a great bird photographer’s lens (and a super-pricey one). But Kai Wong wanted to check whether it’s better for shooting birds than a shotgun. So, he teamed up with Paul John Bayfield and they created a shooting challenge. Show More Summary

How photographer made windmills look like dandelions

It’s the first day of spring, so flowers and photos of them are all around. But are you up for some different flowers? How about dandelions made of windmills? Photographer Jamie Seidel took and edited a fantastic photo where he made windmills look like white dandelions. Show More Summary

5 creative ways to use monopod and improve your videos

Do you use a monopod? It’ definitely a useful tool for photographers and filmmakers, and it comes in handy when we can’t use a tripod. Jordy Vandeput from Cinecom gives you a few tips how to make the use of monopod creative in the videos. Show More Summary

Intro to Manual Mode and When to Use It

For those of us who are inherently control freaks, shooting in manual a good thing. If you are getting started with photography, it can be a bit overwhelming deciding which settings to use for a given shot or with changing light conditions. Show More Summary

Believe It Or Not: The 3 Deadly Photography Sins

A drunk guy in a bar in Amsterdam said the following to me after I told him I work as a fine-art photographer: “So man, you love that photo stuff, right? Do you have to pray to the photo gods for good shots or how do you get them?” Although he spit all over me, […] The post Believe It Or Not: The 3 Deadly Photography Sins appeared first on DIY Photography.

Why Wireless Tethering Will Improve Your Photography

As a photographer, shooting tethered is one of the best ways to improve your photography skills. Tethering helps you zoom into the details of your shots on a big screen so you can make adjustments as you go. It also encourages collaboration by keeping your photo subject or client engaged if they’re on location with you. Show More Summary

Review of the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art Lens

Last summer I had the opportunity to test out the Sigma 20mm f/1.4 Art lens and review it for dPS. I absolutely loved the lens, so when the opportunity arose to try Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 Art lens, I jumped at the chance. I continue to be...Show More Summary

What are the Best Street Photography Camera Settings and Why

Did you ever wonder how the photographers of the past did it? All they had were manual cameras and yet somehow they had a method that beats even the latest technology in autofocus! Wonder what it was? Let’s find out first what it was and discuss what most call the best street photography camera settings. Show More Summary

Creative Use of the Radial Filter in Lightroom

Back in 2013, which is about two thousand years as far as digital photography is concerned, the folks at Adobe introduced a brand new tool into the kit of Lightroom 5. That tool is the Radial Filter and it has become not only one ofShow More Summary

Weekly Photography Challenge – Music

Sing, play that funky music, listen and look at these 21 images of all things music. Weekly Photography Challenge – Music Think of all the things you can photograph related to music: An individual instrument Musician with this instrument...Show More Summary

21 Images That Sing – Photos of all Things Musical

Music fills the soul – it also makes for a great subject for photographers. Singers, concerts, musicians, bands, instruments, and more. See if you can hear the music in thees images! The post 21 Images That Sing – Photos of all Things Musical by Darlene Hildebrandt appeared first on Digital Photography School.

Rim Light – A Simple Way to Create Powerful Images with a Single Flash

In this article, I will introduce you to creating a rim light using a single flash. While not so common, it is extremely easy to put in place and will allow you to get very interesting and powerful images. To do this kind of photography...Show More Summary

Studio Starter Kit: How to Design a Starter Portable Studio

In this article, I will give you some tips for creating your own studio starter kit. A portable studio that doesn’t break the bank or the budget. For many new photographers, the idea of using strobes and portable flashes may seem too daunting. Show More Summary

Lomography launches the first instant camera with wide angle lens

Lomography has introduced a new instant camera with wide angle lens named Lomo’Instant Automat Glass Magellan. Aside from a multi-coated 38mm lens, the first of its kind, it also features aperture that’s pretty large for an instant camera. Show More Summary

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