News


  • 22 Picturesque Images of Bicycles
    By nancie
    Cats, and windows and bicycles – what more can a photographer ask for? Maybe a cat in a window, next to a bike!? Well, not quite – let’s see what the photographers of these 22 images of bikes came up with. https://digital-photography-school.com/22-picturesque-images-bicycles/ See more
  • Don’t Be a Square Daddy-O – 19 Images with Symmetry
    By nancie
    The word square can be interpreted a few ways. It can be taken literally as in the shape, a rectangle with four equal sides. Or it might be a park or center area of a town where people gather. Finally, it you could even consider the old 60s term “don’t be a square” as in someone who isn’t “cool”. https://digital-photography-school.com/square-daddy-19-images-symmetry/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Apr-0617 See more
  • How to Get the Most Out of Photographing at Golden Hour
    By nancie
    The infamous golden hour is a photographer’s dream. That one key period of time that could make even the most stringent artist swoon with inspiration. The sun will dance across your viewfinder, and an endless array of possibilities will present themselves. Regardless of whether your photographic style is vibrant, monochrome, gentle, or contrasted, the golden hour will grant you the ultimate canvas upon which to paint your vision. https://digital-photography-school.com/how-photograph-golde... See more
  • How to Understand Dynamic Range in Photography
    By nancie
    The word photograph comes from the greek words phos and graphe, which mean light and drawing, respectively. Thus to create a photograph, in the strictest definition, literally, means to paint with light. But painting with light can be quite difficult given the amount of light you have to work with! Sometimes you might find yourself in a situation with plenty of light, such as outdoors or in a well-lit gymnasium, and other times things will be so dim that you need to create your own light with a... See more
  • 10 Things to Photograph Indoors When There’s Bad Weather Outside
    By nancie
    No matter where in the world you live, there are some seasons that are more conducive to outdoor photography than others. That said, bad weather is no excuse to stop learning about photography! Here are 10 beginning photography exercises to try the next time you’re cooped up indoors due to bad weather. Each exercise includes a subject theme, discussion about the type of skills you’ll practice with that particular subject, as well as some questions and/or ideas to walk through in orde... See more
  • How to Prepare for a Photography Trip: Europe Edition
    By nancie
    One of the best parts of traveling is the photos you come home with. The quantity and quality of the photos is directly related to the amount of preparatory work that you perform before ever leaving on your adventure. There is nothing worse than visiting a once-in-a-lifetime location, and coming away with less than impressive shots. Join me as I prepare for my next trip, sharing with you tips that will significantly improve your chances of coming away with stellar shots on your own adventures! ... See more
  • Advanced Shooting Modes: What They Are and When to Use Them
    By nancie
    Are you ready to get off Auto? When most people get started in digital photography, the first thing they do is set the shooting mode dial on the top of the camera to Auto. It makes sense to let the camera make decisions about things while you’re just getting used to using it. In Auto mode, the camera makes decisions not only on the Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO but also on many other factors such as White Balance, Focus Mode, Focus Points and Metering Mode. After awhile, you might sta... See more
  • Stairway to Heaven – 19 Escalating Photos of Stairs
    By nancie
    Going up? Stairs are a great and often photographed architectural element. You can show a portion of them, include a human element, or even make them look spooky. Here are 19 photos of stairs to give you some inspiration. https://digital-photography-school.com/stairway-to-heaven-19-escalating-photos-of-stairs/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Apr-2017 See more
  • 6 Tips for Learning How to Use Your New Camera
    By nancie
    After a lot of thought and research, you finally pull the trigger. You bring home your first digital camera, pull the sleek marvel of engineering out of the box, and stare at it excitedly. Then you look at all the buttons and controls, and the excitement turns into fear… You realize that you have no idea how to use your new camera! So what’s next? Well, the most important thing is to not be intimidated. It’s not nearly as complicated to learn photography as it might seem &nda... See more
  • 7 Tips for Urban Landscape Photography
    By nancie
    When you ask people what is landscape photography they have no trouble defining it. But ask what urban landscape photography is and you will get conflicting answers. People have an idea, but often don’t really understand what it is, or how to go about doing it. One of the first things to do is work out what it is, and then how you can do your own urban landscapes. https://digital-photography-school.com/7-tips-urban-landscape-photography/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_... See more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next»