How to Use Fill Light in Photography

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What is fill light in photography? Why is it so important when shooting portraits? And how can you use it to capture more refined, professional images? Fill light is one of those essential skills that every portrait photographer should master, whether they prefer natural or artificial light. In fact, as a professional portraitist, I use […]

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12 Travel Photography Composition Tips (to Instantly Improve Your Shots!)

The post 12 Travel Photography Composition Tips (to Instantly Improve Your Shots!) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jeremy Flint.

If you want to capture stunning travel photography, you must master composition. A thoughtful composition is a key ingredient in every great travel image, so if you can learn to create beautiful compositions, you’ll be well on your way to shooting gorgeous photos of far-flung cities, landscapes, and more. (Of course, you don’t want to […]

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How to Become a Good Photographer: 12 Essential Steps

The post How to Become a Good Photographer: 12 Essential Steps appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by James Maher.

Photography is a hugely rewarding pursuit, but it’s also easy to get discouraged, especially when you’re constantly bombarded with gorgeous images on Instagram and Facebook. “Will I ever be that great?” you might wonder. “How can I get to a point where I’m a good photographer?” you might ask. Fortunately, if you’re looking to develop […]

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How to Create Your Own Lightroom Presets (Step By Step)

The post How to Create Your Own Lightroom Presets (Step By Step) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Andrew S. Gibson.

How can you create and save presets in Lightroom? In this article, I’m going to take you through the simple process, step by step. By the time you’re done, you’ll be able to confidently make presets of your own – and I’ll even show you how to make and apply import presets for high-quality, lightning-fast […]

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11 Best Lenses for Landscape Photography (in 2024)

The post 11 Best Lenses for Landscape Photography (in 2024) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jeremy Flint.

No matter your level of experience, if you want to capture beautiful landscape photos, you need to choose your lens carefully. After all, the lens heavily influences the quality of your image; pick a good lens, and you have the potential for crisp, clear, beautifully detailed results. But get the lens wrong, and you may […]

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The 5 Best Camera Settings for Macro Photography

The post The 5 Best Camera Settings for Macro Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

If you’re looking to create close-up photos that feature gorgeous colors, beautiful tones, and plenty of crisp details, you must master your macro photography camera settings. In my experience, a couple of minor camera tweaks can be the difference between a great shot and a bad one – so the more effort you put into […]

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10 Common Bird Photography Mistakes (and Their Solutions)

The post 10 Common Bird Photography Mistakes (and Their Solutions) appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Prathap DK.

Do you commit mistakes in your bird photography? I bet you do. We all make mistakes, whether we’re beginners or advanced shooters. I’ve made mistakes, myself. As a matter of fact, I’ve made many. Now, in a way, making mistakes can be good. If you make mistakes while photographing birds, you learn from them, and […]

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10 Tips for Breathtaking Dog Action Photography

The post 10 Tips for Breathtaking Dog Action Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kelly Wolfe.

This article was updated in January 2024 with contributions from Kelly Wolfe, Dave Spates, and Jaymes Dempsey. Photographing dogs in action is an absolute thrill. One moment they’re a ball of energy, and the next, they’re soaring through the air to catch a Frisbee. Those freeze-frame shots elicit smiles from everyone who sees them. But […]

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dPS Bi-Weekly Photo Challenge: Interesting Boring

The post dPS Bi-Weekly Photo Challenge: Interesting Boring appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime.

Something mundane in the right light might be more interesting – that’s your challenge this week, find something interesting in the mundane, something that comes to life with a little light shinning on it at the right angle. Make sure you include the hashtags #dPSWeeklyChallenge and #dPSInterestingBoring in your post, here in the comments or […]

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16 Tips for Beautiful Indoor Natural Light Photography

The post 16 Tips for Beautiful Indoor Natural Light Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Dena Haines.

For many photographers, capturing beautiful indoor photos is a real challenge. Limited light, not to mention an apparent lack of interesting subjects, can make it feel like an impossible task. Fortunately, I have some good news: With a basic understanding of light and a few simple techniques, you can produce amazing indoor photography in practically […]

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