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I’m a sucker for old glass. Whether for stills or video, I’ve always been a big believer that the lens plays a massive part in getting “the film look”. It’s why I often shoot video and stills with old M42 and Nikon Ai-S lenses. Older glass just has character that modern lenses do not. Modern […]

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This article is definitely going to be a switch from my normal contributions here on dPS, but its a topic that is quickly becoming relevant in todays society. As more people travel and snap photos, its becoming increasingly popular to shoot photos of various indigenous cultures. Indeed many different indigenous groups offer travel packages where you can experience their culture and way of life.

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Getting professional-looking product shots doesnt need to require you to have a studio and tons of expensive gear. With some DIY magic and good will, you can get neat product photos without too much money. Photographer Brandon Adam shows you a setup for product shots using only a single light source, a few DIY modifiers, […]

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Weve seen several uses of AI aimed at improving photos. Whether its improving their resolution, or turning selfies into decent portraits, they usually work on a single, existing photo. But a method from NVIDIA generates the photos of people that dont actually exist. And its interesting and kinda creepy at the same time. The team […]

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Wedding photography doesn’t often offer the creative opportunities photographers would like. The venues aren’t always that spectacular, you’re often working to a pretty strict time schedule, and some couples just don’t want to get all that creative. For photographer Christine Diaz, though, there’s always time for inspiration to strike. With the outfits of the bride […]

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Panasonic, today, are alsoannouncinga new Leica 200mm f/2.8 lens for Micro Four Thirdscameras. Panasonic say it offers the “sharpest-ever corner to corner image quality in Lumix history”. They also say that it’s designed with high speed and low weight in mind for handheld shooting. With the launch of a new superfast 60fps camera, a new […]

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Its always an interesting experience to see things from a different perspective. So far, Lithuanian photographer Andrius Burba has shown us animals from below, which is definitely not the most common way of photographing them. But the latest series of his Underlook Project doesnt include cats or dogs. This time, he decided to give it […]

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So what exactly is shutter speed? In its simplest form, shutter speed refers to the length of time that your camera sensor is exposed to light (the shutter stays open) while taking a photo. A faster shutter speed thus lets in less light and a slower shutter speed lets in more light.

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The Panasonic Lumix G9 is now official, and it’s a little beast. While Panasonic have become a favourite for video shooters, stills photographers tend to favour Olympus when it comes to Micro Four Thirds. It’s clear, though, that Panasonic have aimed the new G9 squarely at photographers, and demanding ones at that. The G9 shoots […]

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I more than often hear landscape photographers complaining about bad weather and then say its chugging down. Honestly, I dont know what theyre talking about. I thrive in stormy weather. Rain, strong winds, and what can sometimes be a bit of a problem, low hanging clouds yes its next to nearly impossible to keep […]

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