Digital Photography

5 Tips for Doing Photography in National Parks

5 Tips for Doing Photography in National Parks

I am a national parks buff – I mean I am really crazy about traveling to national parks all over the world. As a family, we have been known to pack our bags at the drop of a hat, load up the car and
Tips for Getting Sharper Real Estate Interior Photographs

Tips for Getting Sharper Real Estate Interior Photographs

Photography is a key part of advertising a property for real estate sales. But just as stunning images show the property looking its best, the opposite is also true. Poor photography, with blurred,

How to Understand the Science of Photography and Technical Terms for Mastering Image Tonality

What is it that makes one picture appear dull and another more striking? What is it that makes some tones appear detailed and others smooth and transient? The answer to both of these questions
6 Tips for How to Photograph Waterfalls

6 Tips for How to Photograph Waterfalls

Waterfalls are some of the most beautiful natural features you will ever get the chance to photograph and are a very popular subject for landscape photographers. Photographing waterfalls provides a
Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography Towards the Sun

Tips for Shooting Landscape Photography Towards the Sun

Avoid photographing towards the sun is one of the most common tips you’ll hear for landscape photography. In fact, it’s a tip that I’ve shared previously myself. While it’s not without a reason that’s

dPS Writer’s Favourite Lens: Canon 100mm Macro

The Canon 100mm macro lens was on my Want List for such a long time, next to the Canon 10-22mm Ultra Wide-Angle. Oddly, once I did get it, I never used it, and it sat gathering dust in the cupboard

Easy Color Grading With LUTs and Luminar 2018

Focusing on color can help you communicate style and emotion. This approach is often referred to as color grading. Color grading versus color correction You may have wondered how this differs from
How to Make Simple Stickers From Your Photos

How to Make Simple Stickers From Your Photos

When I was a kid a family friend used to pick me up from school and drop me off at home. The friend’s daughter and I always had a roaring time in the back seat, screaming and messing around like kids

How to Show More with Your Photographs by Thinking Outside the Frame

In its simplest form, a photograph is a representation of a very limited part of space at a very limited point in time. This article is about choosing which tiny bit of reality to represent and how
Exploring the Fundamentals of Light to Improve Your Photos

Exploring the Fundamentals of Light to Improve Your Photos

Let me point out from the start, it doesn’t matter what camera you use. From a fancy DSLR to your phone you can use these lighting tools to improve your photographs. Photography and light go hand in
8 Amazing Photography Tricks You Can Do With a High-Speed Camera Trigger

8 Amazing Photography Tricks You Can Do With a High-Speed Camera Trigger

If you are a photographer, you probably heard that the camera doesn’t take a good picture, the person behind the camera does. It’s true because with right knowledge and practice you can take great
Avoid These 5 Major Mistakes Made By Travel Photographers

Avoid These 5 Major Mistakes Made By Travel Photographers

Whether you are traveling abroad or within your own country, there are several mistakes that I’ve seen travel photographers make that hinder the process of making memorable photos. Mistake #1: Not
How to Turn Your Photo into a Cartoon Drawing Using Photoshop

How to Turn Your Photo into a Cartoon Drawing Using Photoshop

Photography can be traced back all the way to the camera obscura; which was an aid for artists who could then draw their subjects from the projection created by the light passing through the pinhole.
Weekly Photography Challenge – Hands

Weekly Photography Challenge – Hands

Last week I sent you off to photograph feet – this week let’s try the other appendages – hands! Hands can be young or old, tough or tender, but are always very expressive. What do the hands you’re

Photography Equipment Comparisons – Entry-Level Versus High-End Gear Does it Matter?

Photographers tend to get obsessed with having the latest, greatest toys. But does it matter which camera or bits of equipment you use? If so, how much? Or is it more about how you use it, and the
5 Creative Indoor Portrait Locations for When the Weather is Blustery

5 Creative Indoor Portrait Locations for When the Weather is Blustery

What if I told you that you can find some interesting indoor locations and take photos for free? In this article, I will show you five remarkable indoor portrait locations that you can seek out for

How to Rescue an Image in Lightroom With Split Toning

Split toning is one of the most overlooked features in Lightroom (or any post-processing program for that matter). It’s a technique used mostly in the film industry and is apparent in just about any
5 Tricks to Make Your Landscape Photos Stand Out

5 Tricks to Make Your Landscape Photos Stand Out

Are you passionate about portrait photography? Do you love sharing images of your trips and landscape photos? Or maybe you spend your free time capturing the streets of your city? Let me tell you

How to Add a Sense of Scale to Your Landscape Photos

You might find that sometimes you take pictures of grand, scenic landscapes only to have viewers not react to the picture the way you had hoped. You present them with a well composed, properly exposed
Why Olympus Mirrorless Cameras are Top Notch for Travel Photography

Why Olympus Mirrorless Cameras are Top Notch for Travel Photography

From entry-level to pro, the Olympus Mirrorless Four Thirds OM camera series has something for every aspirational travel photographer. Are you looking to get serious about your digital photography and