Day: December 24, 2017

How to Get Precise Exposure for Your Shots

Practically every day, one can see threads on photographic forums where members discuss the various different modes of automatic exposure, trying to find the right one. As a rule, these discussions result in the same question – what compensation to automatic metering ought one set to get consistently good exposure? It turns out that no […]

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Happy Holidays 2017

Happy holidays from the team at dPS! It’s Christmas day already in Australia where most of the management team is based, and we’d like to wish you the happiest of days from all of us. Thank you for being a regular reader and fan of dPS and for helping to provide photography articles and tutorials […]

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2017 in review: a look back at May

Well it was either this or the Kathy Griffin severed Trump head photo… Boeing’s 737 Max 9 went up for its first flight in May, and we were there. With our cameras. Because planes are cool. Thinking back to May we struggled to recall anything much happening, but once we actually went back through the […]

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Using the Bokeh Effect in Child Portraits

Relevant reminder: offer ending soon for a Background Blur Snap Card and More “Bokeh” is a beautiful soft effect in which the background of a photograph becomes like circles of blurred, translucent light. As a professional photographer, my lifelong quest has been to consistently capture images of a child’s face in which everything in front […]

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Is There Value in Taking a Photo That Has Already Been Shot Many Times?

One of the curses of modern photography is that nearly every breathtaking place on Earth has been photographed. And while many, many places continue to offer new angles, conditions, and compositions, some of the most famous have been so well documented that it can be tough (if not impossible) to create something truly original. This […]

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