Monthly Archives: March 2016

It Looks Like Flickr is Now For Sale

Will flickr survive the year?

It’s looking more and more like Flickr will soon find itself under the control of a new owner. It’s no secret that its parent company, Yahoo, has been stru

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Canon 80D Unboxing & Hands-on First Impression – Bokeh by DigitalRev

The Canon 80D is finally here and if you say it real fast it sounds like you have ADD.

There’s a new toy around town and Lok is super duper walluper falamatuzer excited about it! What surprises will the Canon 80D give us in this first impressions?

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Olympus Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera On The Way? – Bokeh by DigitalRev

Is Olympus up to some full-frame goodness?

Will it be a new full-frame mirrorless camera, or new lenses for another brand?

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Beginner’s Guide to Water Droplet Photography

Become a water droplet photo wizard.

Have you ever looked at those great water droplet or splash images and found yourself scratching your head wondering how did they do that? Well, those great images are usually done in studios, with electronically programmable eyedroppers, and motion triggers that fire the camera at an exact split second, allowing the photographer to freeze motion […]

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26 Unique Special Effects Photos to Spark Your Creativity

Fun special effects.This week on dPS we are all about special effects. Check out the others that have already been published here: How to Photograph the Full Band of the Milky Way Fire Spinning with Steel Wool – A Special Effects Tutorial Special Effect – How to Create Multiple Flash Exposures in a Single Frame Stacking Light […]

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Seriously simple portrait lighting for beauty shots – DIY Photography

Portraits don’t get much more simple than this.

Lighting a portrait can be as simple or intricate as you want it to be. More often than not though, the concept of ‘less is more’ rings true. To show off just how much can be done with only a small bit of gear, photographer Wayne Johns has shared a helpful tutorial on behalf of […]

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Tips for Shooting Through Objects to Create a Special Effect

Here are a few tips on how to best shoot through objects.Photography is as much a study of the creative, as it is a study of the technical. Often, knowing all the technical ins and outs of your camera, still does not guarantee a stellar image – an image that evokes emotion, one that makes you stop in your tracks and take a second look. Such images […]

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Venus Optics Release Laowa STF 105mm f/2 – Bokeh by DigitalRev

Is this the go to portrait lens for you?

This Laowa STF 105mm f/2 is predominantly meant for portraits, and features an apodization filter that should provide a smoother bokeh than ordinary lenses.

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How to Pose and Angle the Body for Better Portraits

Improve your portraits by changing a few angles.One of the best ways to make a living with photography is to photograph people. People need photographs of themselves for their business, conferences, publications, acting, and more. When they come to you to have their photo taken, they trust you to make them look good. That is really one of the biggest parts of […]

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How I took these gorgeous photos of girls playing soccer – DIY Photography

Mixing strobes and natural light for stunning action images.

After being dissatisfied with their team soccer photos, a good friend of mine asked if I could take some action shots of her two daughters playing the sport. I wanted to create an “out of the box” image that really showed their skills and passion for soccer. I consulted with another very good friend of […]

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