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Why It’s Important to Pay Attention to Your Backgrounds in Photography

The post Why It’s Important to Pay Attention to Your Backgrounds in Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Simon Bond. In today’s article, you’re going to learn about the importance of backgrounds in photography. Knowing how to best use the background will have a big impact on the success of your photo. ...

4 Ways to Shoot Portraits in the Middle of the Day

The post 4 Ways to Shoot Portraits in the Middle of the Day appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by John McIntire. One of the first things you learn when starting out in portrait photography is that the midday sun does not provide great lighting conditions. As with all things in photography, there are plenty of exceptions....

Weekly Photography Challenge – Details

The post Weekly Photography Challenge – Details appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime. This week we want you to focus on ‘details’ Last week we went with self-portraits and there were many of you that submitted really great images, thanks! This week, we want to see ‘detail’ and that could be a detail of yourself...

KUVRD Launches Lens Hood That Fits 99% of Lenses

The post KUVRD Launches Lens Hood That Fits 99% of Lenses appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Lens hoods cause photographers a lot of frustration. On the one hand, they’re necessary. They reduce unwanted flare while protecting the front element from damage. On the other hand, they’re...

4 Simple Ideas to Expand Your Creativity

The post 4 Simple Ideas to Expand Your Creativity appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy. Creativity ebbs and flows. But, as Maya Angelou said, the more creativity you use, the more you have. Whether inspiration is proving to be elusive, or you are looking for a new approach to your creative practice,...

Take Control of Color Adjustments in Lightroom

The post Take Control of Color Adjustments in Lightroom appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Simon Ringsmuth. With all the sliders, options, and numerical values to tweak in Lightroom, there is no end to the editing possibilities at your disposal. Sometimes, you just want an easy way to make your images stand out and shine...

How, Why, and When to Use Polarizing Filters

The post How, Why, and When to Use Polarizing Filters appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kevin Landwer-Johan. Polarizing filters are one of the most useful accessories a photographer can own. They are small, inexpensive, and make a significant impact on your photos. Post-processing allows you to make many alterations...

Nikon to Announce the 14-24mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.2 for Z Mount

The post Nikon to Announce the 14-24mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/1.2 for Z Mount appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Nikon hasn’t managed to capture much airtime over the past few months, what with the Canon EOS R5 and R6 launch as well as the Sony a7S III announcement. But Nikon continues to produce...

5 Tips for Setting the Focus in Your Landscape Photography

The post 5 Tips for Setting the Focus in Your Landscape Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jim Hamel. For many types of photography, the question of where you should set your focus is pretty simple. For example, in portrait photography, there is one simple rule: focus on the eyes. When the eyes aren’t on the...

3 Lighting Setups for Photographing Headshots

The post 3 Lighting Setups for Photographing Headshots appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Dennis Drenner. I do a lot of corporate and actor headshots around Washington, DC, and I wanted to share some of the simple but effective lighting setups that I use over and over, which you can easily copy and use yourself. The...

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