User-created articles: Photo Techniques

This is a list articles created by users from within the dpreview community. Note that these are neither endorsed nor reviewed by dpreview editorial staff. There are currently 63 user-created articles total.

Total: 63, showing: 41 – 60
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handmadejewelry | Published on Jan 17, 2012 |
Great photography is a necessity when you have a handmade jewelry website. Unfortunately, handcrafted jewelry is very difficult to photograph. Many jewelry artisans cannot afford to go to a professional and so they want to do it themselves. Here are some simple techniques to get great results.
AllPhotoAdventures | Published on Jan 5, 2012 |
You have decided to embark on a new adventure and joined a photography workshop. There are several preparations you can make in advance to make the most of it and maximize your experience. We compiled a list of suggestions for you. Read them carefully and try to apply them on your next journey.
eNo | Published on Dec 11, 2011 |
Let's re-address self-acclaimed “purists” disdain for post-capture image manipulation, centered on the idea that to get a “pure” photograph, one should limit efforts to getting the best shot possible in-camera and limit post-capture “manipulation.”
Girish vaze | Published on Dec 3, 2011 |
This is a short summary of conditions which may be found while photgraphing tigers in India, especially in the Tiger Reserves in Central India
SomaProPhoto | Published on Nov 30, 2011 |
Easily make silky, cotton candy waterfalls, streams, or fountains, straight out of your camera. It's easier than you think, and the results are beautiful.
w. coyote | Published on Nov 18, 2011 |
Your photography can greatly improve by understanding and employing just a few basic concepts and rules. I wrote this simple single-page "reminder sheet" to help folks who take my workshops. Hope they help you too! A PDF download of this page is available at
Dario D | Published on Oct 22, 2011 |
A simple look at how to control the size of your background blur (bokeh), and the difference that different-sized lenses make.
AllPhotoAdventures | Published on Oct 18, 2011 |
With so many companies offering a wide selection of workshops, tours and safaris worldwide, choosing the best photography adventure can be a tedious and time consuming task. Furhtermore, not all websites are well indexed by search engines, resulting in great opportunities going overlooked.
Martin Ocando | Published on Oct 13, 2011 |
Basic technique for taking Lightning shots using Magic Lantern's Motion Detect feature.
jezsik | Published on Oct 11, 2011 |
The golden hour, when the sun is just over the horizon, is an excellent time for taking photographs.
TageSK | Published on Oct 9, 2011 |
Even though I had a zoom I noticed that most photos were taken around "normal". I wanted to explore that observation, and I changed to a prime lens. The effect on me and my photography was profound.
Todor Bodurov | Published on Oct 8, 2011 |
Photos taken in fog often appear dull and unattractive. This is because the fog decrease the contrast and color saturation. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate that with the appropriate adjustments we can turn the problem into an advantage and obtain surprisingly satisfying results.
Superka | Published on Oct 6, 2011 |
An article about rectangular panoramic photography
ultimitsu | Published on Oct 6, 2011 |
An in-depth discussion about Auto-ISO, we explore the way Auto-ISO functions, the rationale behind its use, and its advantages.
Eric Baker | Published on Oct 5, 2011 |
Guides to choosing a camera, taking good photos and processing them on computers
jezsik | Published on Oct 4, 2011 |
Shooting close up for impact (SCUFI) is a great technique for separating a subject from its surroundings to create compositions with greater stopping power. This is not a macro technique, but actually getting closer to your subject.
jezsik | Published on Oct 3, 2011 |
The rule of thirds is an easy way for beginning photographers to improve the composition of their photographs. This article explains how to break away from a center-oriented composition and create a more dynamic image.
George E620 | Published on Sep 30, 2011 |
Shooting small flowers has many challenges. This describes both the equipment and process of one approach.
petestone | Published on Sep 29, 2011 |
Bad weather....Dreary skies....No problem ! How the simple use of supplemental flash can punch up your travel photos!
Antsl | Published on Sep 29, 2011 |
This article looks at the challenges facing modern landscape photographers. Anthony McKee is a New Zealand trained, Australian based professional photographer and writer with a passion for documentary and landscape photography.
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