Cameras

DIY Food Photography Props on a Budget

With the rise of Instagram, every meal has become a potential subject for a photographer. We’re sharing our food through photographs like never before, and higher quality imagery gets more likes in the world of #instafood. But how do you create that styled look to your food photographs when you’re on a budget? Not everyone […]

9 Tips for Better Environmental Portraits

Good environmental portraits tell a story. At a glance you will know something about the person in the picture. The best environmental portraits will provide a lot of visual information. Kebab chef entertaining passers-by with his constant banter. Istanbul, Turkey. © Kevin Landwer-Johan Here are 9 tips to help you create more illustrative pictures of […]

DIY Photography Backlighting for Beginners

Have you ever noticed how the subject stands out in professional portraits? How about the beautiful contours of bottles and glass objects in advertising photography? Do you wonder how they do it? You can achieve these and many more effects with backlighting. Keep reading to learn what it is and how to DIY your way […]

Review: Seagate 14tb Ironwolf Disks for all of Your Photographs

The Seagate 14TB Ironwolf hard disks Recently I was offered the opportunity to try out a pair of the Seagate 14tb Ironwolf hard disks. If you have read any of my previous articles about storage, drives, and NAS (Network Attached Storage) for photographers, you’ll know one thing about me; I consider spinning media hard drives […]

Get Low and Aim High – How to Use Low-Angle Photography to Great Effect

Get Low and Aim High – How to Use Low-Angle Photography to Great Effect

One way you can make photos stand out is to compose them from an unusually low viewpoint. But why is low-angle photography so effective? Good photography is hard to define, not least because there is always an element of subjectivity in judging it. Even when you have firm ideas about what great photos look like, […]

Weekly Photography Challenge – Wrinkles

Weekly Photography Challenge – Wrinkles

This week’s photography challenge topic is WRINKLES! Linnea Sandbakk Your photos can include anything has wrinkles. It could be wrinkles on an animal, aging lines on a face or hands, wrinkles in clothing or sheets, wrinkles in paper, etc. They can be color, black and white, moody or bright. You get the picture. Have fun, and […]

The Basics of Simulating Vintage Film in Lightroom

The Basics of Simulating Vintage Film in Lightroom

Like all forms of art, photography can be a complex and contradictory medium. It’s straightforward yet complicated; personal but at the same time wholly based in exhibitionism. In recent years perhaps the weirdest and paradoxical event to happen in the world of photography is the idea of simulating film photographs with our digital photography. Think […]

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Photo Session

How to Choose the Right Location for Your Photo Session

It’s thought that clients are the ones who choose the location for their portraits, but more often than not, choosing the right location is left entirely up to the photographer. In this article, we’ll outline a simple formula to help you and your client settle on the perfect location for the session. 1. It’s not […]

Best Vlogging Cameras for 2019

Best Vlogging Cameras for 2019

What’s the best vlogging camera for 2019? That’s a tough question to answer given the wide variety of cameras on the market. In this article, I’ll talk about traditional vlogging camera rigs. I’ll also introduce three non-traditional cameras that also serve as modern vlogging options. Which is the best for you? Read on for some […]

How to Find the Right Website Platform that Works For You

How to Find the Right Website Platform that Works For You

A while ago, I heard an interesting fact from the former managing editor of dPS. According to their reader survey, less than 18% of dPS readers own photography websites/blogs. So, I assume that the rest of them are posting photos on places like Instagram, Flickr, Facebook, etc. Rented Land (Social Media) or Permanent Home (Your […]

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