March 2011

Different Image Formats – and when to use them.

There are so many image formats that it’s so easy to get confused! These are all different and incompatible, and have their own pros and cons. They were created for specific, yet different, purposes. 1stWebDesigner explains when each format is appropriate to use.

February 2011

Professional studio lighting: Studio portrait photography.

TheDPhoto’s first article discussed studio photography lighting equipment. Today they’re taking this knowledge and building on it, learning how to use this stuff in professional studio portrait photography.

Great Stock Photography Websites.

One of the most popular ways to find good quality pictures is stock photo websites. It’s much cheaper than hiring a professional photographer and you can get images from absolutely all the corners of our planet. Designmodo shares 11 of the best libraries.

January 2011

The Ins and Outs of Street Photography.

Street photography emerged in the late 20th Century as a means for capturing everyday life, for documenting social activity, and to “hold a mirror up to society”. PhotoTutsPlus provide some useful advice for street photography as well as highlighting some of the ethical and practical issues that will help you get started on you quest to document life on the streets!

December 2010

Seven tips for Photographing a Conference.

At conferences, there are no surprises and the stress levels are low, so long as you’ve done a good job preparing yourself for the event. All the rules of photography apply to conferences as well. Assuming you already have some knowledge about them, DPS would like to add some hopefully helpful but certainly not complete tips.

Selective Coloring: 50 Beautiful Photographs.

DpShots showcase beautiful, stunning and awe-inspiring examples of selective coloring photography. These photos show the power of combining a little bit of color to otherwise black and white photographs.

Useful tips for better Low Light Photography.

With low light photography you might wanna use flash, crank up your ISO settings, or go with the widest lens opening possible. All of these choices will have their significant impact on your end result. TheDphoto explains your options.

November 2010

A 10 Step Guide to superb Minimalist Photography

We often hear the phrase ‘less is more’, and this couldn’t be more apt than when appreciating minimalism. When executed well, minimalist photography can be an extremely simple but dramatic way to capture images. But how should we interpret, understand and execute minimalism within our own work? PhotoTutsPlus reveals all.

14 Tips to be a successful Freelance Photographer.

The freelance photography life can be hard.  Long hours for little pay, alone with no co-workers to speak to or have lunch with, the lack of stability of a weekly check.  You have to be dedicated and follow some specific rules to make it work. DPS describes your path to success.

A definitive collection of Stock Photography sites.

There are times when you will need to use Stock Photography, whether it’s for expediency or time constraints. You may have your own favorite source, but it’s always good to have alternatives. PickySite has assembled a useful collection of Stock Photography sites for you to browse.