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 61 user-created articles total.
Published on Dec 11, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.”
Published on Dec 3, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
This is a short summary of conditions which may be found while photgraphing tigers in India, especially in the Tiger Reserves in Central India
Published on Nov 30, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.
Published on Nov 18, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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 www.EricSines.com/art-of-seeing.html
Published on Oct 22, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
A simple look at how to control the size of your background blur (bokeh), and the difference that different-sized lenses make.
Published on Oct 18, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.
Published on Oct 13, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Basic technique for taking Lightning shots using Magic Lantern's Motion Detect feature.
Published on Oct 11, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
The golden hour, when the sun is just over the horizon, is an excellent time for taking photographs.
Published on Oct 9, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.
Published on Oct 8, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.
Published on Oct 6, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
An article about rectangular panoramic photography
Published on Oct 6, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
An in-depth discussion about Auto-ISO, we explore the way Auto-ISO functions, the rationale behind its use, and its advantages.
Published on Oct 5, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Guides to choosing a camera, taking good photos and processing them on computers
Published on Oct 4, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.
Published on Oct 3, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
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.
Published on Sep 30, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
Shooting small flowers has many challenges. This describes both the equipment and process of one approach.
Bad weather....Dreary skies....No problem ! How the simple use of supplemental flash can punch up your travel photos!
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.
One of the biggest issues confronting photographers starting out shooting portraits is how to pose their subject. Here are a few pointers that will work out every time for you.
Published on Sep 28, 2011 | Photo Techniques|
First in a series of tips on how to take better travel photos. This week's tip is about how to shoot time exposures any time of day...even in broad daylight!