Photography Blogs & Tutorials

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is a prestigious portrait photography contest. While it allows portrait to be interpreted in its widest sense, the rules state that the photo must involve humans. But this year, for the first time, one of the main prizes went to a portrait of a human-like robot. Finnish photographer Maija Tammi […]

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A good workflow is such a powerful, time-saving and inspiring thing. There is even a certain romance to it a routine of steps melting into the background that lead to a finished photograph. This creates a result to be proud of, one to inspire you to go out and photograph more, be it a product shot, an image from a recent trip to Iceland (everyone seems to be going to Iceland), or an artistic portrait.

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In this tutorial, Im going to show you a process that uses complementary colors to stylize your images and create a consistent theme in your collections.

I recently embarked on an 1,800-mile road trip through the dusty outback of Western Australia. After two days on the road, I arrived at Karijini – a national park famous for its iron-rich earth, icy-cold gorges and sheer remoteness from absolutely anything.

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All of us DIYP writers and readers are photographers and/or filmmakers, right? So, why on Earth would we ever want to stop capturing the world around us? Well, no matter how much you love photography, there are situations when you just shouldnt take photos. When is it best to leave your camera in your bag? […]

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Its that time of the year, and maybe you became impatient while waiting for the first snow to fall. Or perhaps youre like me and hate taking photos while its snowing. Either way, Photoshop comes to the rescue. In his latest tutorial, Jess Ramirez will show you how to add realistic snow to your photos. […]

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High-end video gear cost a lot of money, and if your budget is thin, it can be frustrating. Fortunately, there are often cheaper solutions that maybe wont get you a Hollywood-level image quality, but theyre good enough to turn your ideas into an engaging movie. Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter often introduces us to […]

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In this article, I aim to explain what TTL is, what is does and how it can be implemented into a photographic workflow. I also go on to share my test images from a recent shoot where I tested the TTL abilities of the Godox AD600 / PixaPro Citi600 TTL / Flashpoint Xplor 600 TTL […]

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Back in August, we reported that NASA had ordered 53 unmodified Nikon D5 cameras. Some of them were meant to be used in the astronaut training facilities, while the others were intended to go to the International Space Station. And now its official: the first set of Nikon D5 cameras is sent to their first […]

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When compositing, saturation is one of the more difficult things to really judge with the naked eye. It can be difficult to get things just right, and we can waste hours tweaking things until we get something we’re happy with. Sometimes, we just need a little assistance. That’s where this quick Photoshop tip from digital […]

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The Manual Photography Cheat Sheet-Reloaded by The London School of Photography is a clean-cut, visual way of showing you how to step-up your photography game from automatic to manual shooting. Not only does shooting in Manual Mode enable you to produce sharp well-composed imagery but youll also gain a stronger understanding of the inner workings of your camera and just how all those curious settings work in synch with each other.

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