Photography Blogs & Tutorials

You don’t have to shoot in Manual mode to take complete control over the exposure process.

When you use shooting modes other than Manual, the camera will set at least one of the three exposure controls (shutter speed, aperture, and/or ISO) for you. However, your camera provides you with an override called exposure compensation. It gives you the ability to change the camera’s exposure values from something other than what the camera automatically sets for you. In this... more

Valentine was yesterday and we thought we will give you some post-holiday roses. Of course those are “photography roses” made with high speed photography by Alex Koloskov and his team at Photigy. We were wondering how those images came to be and had a chat with Alex. Alex tells DIYP that there are two main [...]

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The photography industry is one that requires the best of everyone. We have to constantly be producing quality at the drop of a hat. Amid being so busy, a few key couples have found a way to maintain a beautiful relationship and thrive together. I wondered what life was like for these really prominent power [...]

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Our fabrics package is often used to extend dresses and other clothing. It is a collection of fabrics we created using big soft fabrics and awind machine to give them a flying soft look that can be integrated with dresses. Here is a quick show of one way it can be used. There are over [...]

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Getting your photographs onto a stock agency can be difficult. Most have very strict technical guideline,s and very tough editing procedures. However, following these 7 tips could increase your chances of getting accepted and help you sell your images with stock photography agencies.

1 – Do Your Research

Stock agencies vary greatly in what they specialize in, and the type of images they are looking for. Some image libraries desire more lifestyle photographs, whereas others... more

Why you need to calibrate your monitor

If there one thing thats certain about photos on the internet, its that nobody is seeing exactly the same thing as you. In general, most screens are too bright, and have whatever default color the monitor happens to ship with. Some are great, others not so much. As the monitor gets older, these colors change too. Its more of an issue with older bulb light monitors, and less so with LED, but still these colors change over time.

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Its been over a year since we shared the first rumors that Pentax was hard at work creating a full frame DSLR. Finally though, it appears as the though Pentax K1 is ready to be unveiled, as new promotional images, specs and availability informationhave come to light. According to a report from Japanese site digicame-info, [...]

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Six years ago, NASA launched its Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), a mission and accompanying module designed to monitor the sun in an attempt to better understand its electromagnetic behavior and the various phenomena it impacts. A major component of this was to capture consistent images using extreme ultraviolet imaging, a technic used due to its [...]

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Some would argue that, these days, it’s just as important to backup our mobile (camera) devices for the very reason we backup our regular digital photographs. Here’s my take on doing just that with my review of the My CloudMirror.

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For some of us, the beach is a way of life. Whether it’s barefoot strolls at sunset, surfing in the big waves, or simply relaxing in the sun, the beach can be a magical place that is food for the soul.

Capturing it in a photograph though, can be a completely different story!

Suddenly you notice things that weren’t so apparent before you took your camera out: super bright harsh light, and photos that look boring and that don’t convey the feelings you experienced... more