Monthly Archives: March 2018

Five Common Portrait Retouching Mistakes to Avoid

When it comes to retouching portraits there are a number of mistakes that I see photographers make over and over. Part of the problem is that there are too many poorly made skin smoothing plugins. Another is that Photoshop gives … Continue reading

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Should I Get the Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D or the Rebel T7/2000D?

If you’re ready to step up from smartphone photography to one of Canon’s entry-level DSLRs, you may be asking yourself “Which might be a better option for me? The Canon EOS Rebel T7i or the Rebel T7?”   If so, … Continue reading

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Using Scanography to Create Images of Plants

Since its inception, photographers have found weird and wonderful ways to create photographic images in amazing styles and mediums. The first photograph, or more specifically, the earliest known surviving photograph made in a camera, was taken by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Dogs and Puppies

Last week we photographed our feathered friends, how about some furry ones this week? Weekly Photography Challenge – Dogs and Puppies Need some help? Try these articles: How to Take Better Action Photos of Dogs Pros and Cons of Photographing … Continue reading

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Slow Shutter Speed Photography

Only 1 day left: sale ending soon on The Complete Long Exposure Photography Guide Shutter speed works two ways on your camera: it can be used to freeze motion so everything in the frame is nice and sharp; or it … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Best Portrait Lens According to Three Professional Photographers

Here on dPS, we’ve covered this topic in previous articles. For example: How to Choose the Perfect Portrait Lens. In the following videos, see which lens these photographers chose and why. 85mm versus the 70-200mm f/2.8 Portrait photographer, Manny Ortiz takes … Continue reading

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MRMC Debuts New Range of Tracking Technology and Solutions Ahead of NAB 2018

From Nikon USA:   World Leader in Motion Control Debuts New Tools for Broadcasters and Sports Clubs   MELVILLE, NY – Experts in camera robotics, MRMC, a Nikon company, announced today a variety of automated image capture solutions that will … Continue reading

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Software Overview of the New ON1 Photo RAW 2018.1

The world of photo editing is changing and as more people are picking up cameras to take photos, it also means those same people are looking to process them. ON1 is one of the leaders in that change. They have … Continue reading

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Nikon’s robotic cameras are designed to give sports teams the competitive edge

Nikon has taken the wraps off a couple of clever automated image-capture solutions, designed to both simplify small-scale TV studio production and provide advanced video analysis of sporting events.  If this sounds like a bit of a departure for Nikon, … Continue reading

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“Strike a Pose Workflow” Review – Lightroom Presets for portrait retouching

Strike a Pose Workflow Review “Lightroom Preset Collection for Portraits”   Today I’ll be reviewing a new product from Sleeklens.com, collection of Lightroom development presets and brushes they are calling “Strike a Pose Workflow“.  These tools are specific to editing … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Take Your Macro Photography to the Next Level

Macro photography can be incredibly rewarding. However, it can also be frustrating if you find yourself shooting the same photographs over and over again, struggling to improve. You find yourself uninspired. Trust me, I’ve been there. But there are a … Continue reading

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31 Steps to the Perfect Canon EOS M50 Setup

I have a Canon EOS M50 in my hands and just completed preparing the camera for use. Following are the 31 steps I took to make an out-of-the-box M50 ready to use.   Open the box, find the battery, place … Continue reading

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