17 Beginner Photography Tips (How to Get Started) A Post By: Lea Hawkins Talk to an experienced photographer, and they’ll tell you that photography is both incredibly fun and extremely rewarding. When you’re just a beginner, however, it’s easy to become overwhelmed; after all, you have to understand so many details, covering gear, camera settings,
Graduated Neutral Density Filters: The Ultimate Guide A Post By: Barry J Brady What is a graduated neutral density filter? And how can you use one to capture beautiful landscape, cityscape, and architectural images? In this article, I explain everything you need to know about graduated ND filters, including: When GNDs are helpful (and when
Exposure Triangle: Everything You Need to Know A Post By: Melinda Smith What is the exposure triangle? How does it work? And how can you use it to capture beautifully detailed photos? You’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’m going to share the ins and outs of the photographic triangle of exposure.
dPS Bi-Weekly Photo Challenge – The Hats We Wear A Post By: Sime You know what, it can be as dumb, or as good as you make it! The hats we wear, either metaphorically or physically. Yes, you get to choose – My friend suggested this could be a fun theme, and the fact that
White Balance in Photography: The Essential Guide A Post By: Darren Rowse White balance. It’s a term that’s thrown around a lot in the world of photography, yet it’s unfortunate how many photographers are left scratching their heads when trying to explain or understand it. Because here’s the thing: if you want to capture a
Wide-Angle Lenses: Everything You Need to Know (+ Tips) A Post By: Andrew S. Gibson Plenty of photographers love wide-angle lenses, and for good reason: Wide-angle lenses can capture breathtaking landscapes, stunning environmental portraiture, jaw-dropping architecture, and so much more. But what exactly is a wide-angle lens? And how can you create amazing wide-angle photography?
GoPro Max 2 is confirmed to be in development, nearly four years after the company launched its first Max-series 360-degree action camera. The firm has acknowledged that there is a great deal of interest in the successor to its popular Max camera, something that GoPro’s rivals have capitalised on over the past few years. Unlike
Outdoor Portrait Photography: A Comprehensive Guide (+ Tips) Capturing outstanding outdoor portraits is an essential skill, whether you’re looking to create refined shots for clients or casual images of friends and family. Outdoor portraiture is also incredibly rewarding; you get to create beautiful shots illuminated by gorgeous light, and you also get to appreciate beautiful
Another year, and another new GoPro is finally here to perhaps help you ‘go pro’. The GoPro Hero 12 Black has just launched globally, but I’ve had it with me for almost a week. GoPro arranged a fun little event for some of the media in India where were able to test the Hero 12
Cloud Photography: 13 Tips for Breathtaking Results The sky is the single most abstract and dynamic canvas that a photographer could ever encounter; for me, it’s an endless source of inspiration. Plus, the sky is ultra-accessible, and photographing clouds is just a lot of fun. But cloud photography isn’t without its difficulties. Given how bright
GoPro Hero 12 Black has been launched in India with several improvements and new features over its predecessor. The new action camera from GoPro continues to use the GP2 processor and the larger 8:7 sensor, which was introduced with the GoPro Hero 11 Black (Review). On the other hand, the company has now improved the
The Ultimate Guide to Street Photography (2023) A Post By: James Maher In this article, I’m going to explain everything you could ever want to know about street photography, including: The best cameras and lenses for shooting on the streets How to overcome fear when taking pictures of strangers How to capture beautiful street photography
9 Tips for Gorgeous Fall Photography A Post By: Darren Rowse I love fall photography; what could be more beautiful than golden leaves lying on lush green grass or waving against a deep blue sky? Unfortunately, capturing autumn colors can be a bit tricky. For the best photos, you must carefully choose your gear, your
dPS Bi-Weekly Photo Challenge – Umbrella A Post By: Sime Whoa, so many of you jumped into our last challenge ICM (You can see it here) and made so many awesome photographs! Well done. (Check them out in the Facebook group, too) This week we’re going two directions – You can choose! – the theme is
Tips for Buying Used Camera Gear A Post By: Tom Mason If you’re shopping on a budget, then buying used camera gear is a great idea. Modern digital cameras are updated on a regular basis, so the used market is full of cameras looking for a new home. Used cameras are a great way to
Photography in Bright Sunlight: 14 Easy Tips for Beautiful Results A Post By: Darren Rowse How can you take good pictures in bright sunlight? As you may be aware, shooting on sunny days – especially around noon – can often seem impossible. If you’re not careful, you’ll end up with harshly lit photos that are
12 Must-Know Camera Settings for Concert Photography A Post By: Matthias Hombauer Struggling to determine the right concert photography settings for beautiful images of musicians, bands, and even symphonies? You’ve come to the right place. Selecting the perfect camera settings is a key part of capturing awesome concert photos, especially in low-light situations. If you
Manual Focus in Photography: The Ultimate Guide A Post By: Tim Gilbreath If you want to capture photos that are consistently sharp, then you must learn to focus manually. Yes, manual focus is (somewhat) advanced, but it can be a game-changing technique – if you know when and how to use it. Below, I share
The Essential Guide to Low-Light Landscape Photography A Post By: Natalie Denton (nee Johnson) Low-light landscape photography offers a unique challenge for photographers. On the one hand, a landscape lit by softer, subtler light can result in the kind of magical shots that go beyond more conventional photos. On the other hand, capturing these scenes
GoPro is reportedly planning to launch the next iteration of its action camera, GoPro Hero 12 Black, soon in the market. The purported GoPro Hero 12 Black has been tipped to debut as early as next month. The device’s renders and expected specifications have also leaked online suggesting the design and other key details. The
Clamshell Lighting: An Amazing Two-Light Setup, Explained A Post By: John McIntire Lighting can make or break a portrait. In my experience, it’s often what turns an ordinary snapshot into a professional-looking image. Clamshell lighting is a technique that’s simple yet powerful, and it can take your photography to the next level. But what is
dPS Bi-Weekly Photo Challenge – ICM (Intentional Camera Movement) A Post By: Sime Richard wrote sup a great post on ICM a little while back, and while it can be tricky, it’s what you’re going to master over the next two weeks in our bi-weekly photography challenge. If you don’t know where to start – head
Zno’s Album Designer: Create Memorable Albums That Clients Love A Post By: Jaymes Dempsey If you’re a professional event photographer, you know that clients adore photo albums. Wedding albums, newborn albums, Bar and Bat Mitzvah albums – they look gorgeous, tell the event’s story, and make fantastic gifts. In other words, offering custom-made albums is
13 Tips for Breathtaking Seascape Photography A Post By: Barry J Brady Capturing beautiful seascape photos seems difficult, but it’s not as hard as you might think – once you know a few simple techniques. I’ve been doing seascape photography for years, and in this article, I share my top tips, including: The best settings
Still Life Photography: The Ultimate Guide (+ 9 Tips) A Post By: Lea Hawkins Ever looked at a simple fruit bowl and wondered if it could be something more? Well, it can! Still life photography is all about transforming ordinary objects into visual art, and it comes with an array of powerful advantages: It’s highly
Tamron Unveils Powerful Zoom Lenses for Nikon and Sony A Post By: Jaymes Dempsey In the last handful of weeks, Tamron has announced not one, but two powerful new lenses. First came the 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD (for Nikon Z-mount), followed by the upgraded version of the existing 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VC VXD
Burst Mode: What Is It, and How Should You Use It? A Post By: Megan Kennedy Do you want to capture action shots of kids running, birds flying, sports players dunking, split-second moments on the streets, and more? Well, you can – if you know how to use your camera’s burst mode, that is. Burst
11 Flower Photography Tips for Gorgeous Results A Post By: Anne McKinnell I love photographing flowers. It’s one of the most accessible forms of photography – after all, you can find flowers pretty much anywhere – plus it allows you to create a wide variety of images, including abstracts, close-up shots, landscape scenes, and more.
dPS Bi-Weekly Photo Challenge – Night Street Photography A Post By: Sime A good article on the blog by James Maher this week, and the theme of our bi-weekly photography challenge. Night Street Photography… Now that doesn’t mean you need to be in a city street, you could be in any street, your street, wherever.
Lightroom vs Lightroom Classic: Which Is Right for You? A Post By: Simon Ringsmuth Lightroom has long been a stalwart of the digital photography community, but understanding the differences between Lightroom Classic vs Lightroom can be a bit tricky. Both programs are great for organizing and editing all your digital photographs, and both are available