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Tips For Achieving Blurry Backgrounds When You Don’t Have a Fast Lens

The post Tips For Achieving Blurry Backgrounds When You Don’t Have a Fast Lens appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by John McIntire. Using a shallow depth of field to get blurry backgrounds in your photos is a powerful and popular tool for photographers. Blurring your background in this way makes it easy to obscure details...

How to Create a Watermark with the Pen Tool in Photoshop

The post How to Create a Watermark with the Pen Tool in Photoshop appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ana Mireles. Did you know that you can create a watermark with the Pen tool? Watermarking images is one of those issues that sparks strong feelings; some people love it and others hate it. I think the success...

Introduction to Shutter Speed in Digital Photography

The post Introduction to Shutter Speed in Digital Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darren Rowse. Previously, I introduced the concept of the exposure triangle as a way of thinking about getting off of Auto Mode and exploring the idea of manually adjusting the exposure of your shots. The three...

Photokina Shuts Down Due to “Massive Decline in Markets”

The post Photokina Shuts Down Due to “Massive Decline in Markets” appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Photokina, the world’s most prominent photography trade show, will be closing its doors “until further notice.” Photokina was first launched in 1950, before quickly becoming a biennial fair...

How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions

The post How to Use Leading Lines for Better Compositions appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Anne McKinnell. Leading lines refer to a compositional technique where the viewer’s attention is drawn to lines that lead to the main subject of the image. A leading line paves an easy path for the eye to follow through different...

Comparing a 24mm Versus 50mm Lens for Photographing People

The post Comparing a 24mm Versus 50mm Lens for Photographing People appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Meredith Clark. Image taken with a Canon 60D and a Canon 24mm lens. How does a 24mm lens compare to a 50mm lens when photographing people? Both are great options, given the low price point, but they do have slightly...

Weekly Photography Challenge – Wheels

The post Weekly Photography Challenge – Wheels appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime. They come in many shapes and sizes! ‘Wheels’ on a car, bike, whatever – wheels on their own, detail shots of wheels, there are many ways to approach this challenge – how will you make your photograph, this week, unique? Tag this week...

Two Nikon DSLRs Will Ship Next Year (Plus New F-Mount Lenses)

The post Two Nikon DSLRs Will Ship Next Year (Plus New F-Mount Lenses) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. With major camera companies dedicating themselves more fully to mirrorless technology, it might surprise you to learn that Nikon isn’t giving up on their DSLRs just yet. Despite the...

11 Ways to Overcome Creative Blocks as a Photographer

The post 11 Ways to Overcome Creative Blocks as a Photographer appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy. Creative blocks can happen to everyone, including us photographers. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to combat that dreaded phenomenon. So here are 11 ways to overcome creative blocks as...

The Best Black Friday Deals for Photographers in 2020

The post The Best Black Friday Deals for Photographers in 2020 appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. If you’re looking for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for photographers, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a huge collection of discounts, including incredible...

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