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How to Take Vibrant, Razor-Sharp Macro Photos of Flowers The post How to Take Vibrant, Razor-Sharp Macro Photos of Flowers appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ramakant Sharda. Macro photography is a very interesting subject for photographers. People love to shoot small objects like insects, flowers, waterdrops, etc. With macro photography, a photographer can show the tiniest details about the subject – details that are not possible to see with the naked eye. Today, let’s find out how to amaze viewers by taking […] The post How to Take Vibrant, Razor-Sharp Macro Photos of Flowers appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ramakant Sharda. Feb 28 Canon EOS R5 Is Being Developed, But Don’t Forget About the R1 The post Canon EOS R5 Is Being Developed, But Don’t Forget About the R1 appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. The Canon EOS R5 hasn’t yet hit the shelves, but the rumors keep coming regarding Canon’s full-frame mirrorless line. Rumors which promise something even more exciting (for those of us who can be patient, that is!). Now, the Canon EOS R5 is plenty thrilling in its own right. It was officially announced by Canon earlier […] The post Canon EOS R5 Is Being Developed, But Don’t Forget About the R1 appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Feb 27 How to Use Exposure Compensation and When You Should Use It The post How to Use Exposure Compensation and When You Should Use It appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Mat Coker. Sometimes, no matter what you do, your photos seem to keep coming out too dark or too bright. If only there were a simple way to tell your camera to make them a bit brighter or a bit darker. Well, there is! In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use exposure compensation so you’ll […] The post How to Use Exposure Compensation and When You Should Use It appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Mat Coker. Feb 27 Making Sense of the Exposure Triangle – ISO, Aperture, and Shutterspeed Made Simple The post Making Sense of the Exposure Triangle – ISO, Aperture, and Shutterspeed Made Simple appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jackie Lamas. Ever hear other photographers talking about shooting in manual mode, and using terms like ISO, aperture, and shutter speed and have no idea what they’re talking about? Then this article is for you. While making sense of the Exposure Triangle may seem overwhelming, you’ll learn everything there is to know so that you can get […] The post Making Sense of the Exposure Triangle – ISO, Aperture, and Shutterspeed Made Simple appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jackie Lamas. Feb 26 Viewing Images in Lightroom – What Are The Options? The post Viewing Images in Lightroom – What Are The Options? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kevin Landwer-Johan. Digital photographers can tend to take tons of photos. Viewing images in Lightroom can be a tedious and time-consuming task if you are not familiar with the various tools available to you. In this article, I’ll outline some techniques and tools to help improve your post-processing workflow. Viewing many images in Lightroom The most common […] The post Viewing Images in Lightroom – What Are The Options? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kevin Landwer-Johan. Feb 26 Laowa and Yongnuo to Support Micro Four Thirds Standard The post Laowa and Yongnuo to Support Micro Four Thirds Standard appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. The Micro Four Thirds standard will see official support from three additional companies. Last Thursday, Panasonic and Olympus declared that several manufacturers would be joining them in the production of Micro Four Thirds equipment, including Yongnuo and Venus Optics. You may be familiar with Yongnuo already; in addition to products such as their popular budget […] The post Laowa and Yongnuo to Support Micro Four Thirds Standard appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey. Feb 25 Learning to See, Read, and Interpret Light for Better Photography The post Learning to See, Read, and Interpret Light for Better Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Herb Paynter. In the game of photography, lighting conditions occasionally throw your camera a curveball. In the game of baseball, the pitcher and catcher must coordinate and communicate their actions precisely through a series of gestures or signs. By learning to read the signs that a scene tells you about the existing light, you will be able […] The post Learning to See, Read, and Interpret Light for Better Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Herb Paynter. Feb 25 Top Ten Tools for Quality Commercial Beverage Photography The post Top Ten Tools for Quality Commercial Beverage Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok. Beverage photography is a challenging and exciting niche in photography, often shot by photographers that specialize in food photography. The reflective nature of glassware makes it difficult to shoot. Moreover, photographing cocktails to look cold and icy, means having a few tricks up your sleeve. Having the right tools in your toolbox can go a long way in […] The post Top Ten Tools for Quality Commercial Beverage Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok. Feb 24 Laowa 65mm f2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO Lens Review The post Laowa 65mm f2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO Lens Review appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Matt Murray. When I was offered the chance to review the Laowa 65mm f2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO lens, I must admit I wondered what all the fuss was about. From a quick look, it appeared roughly the same size and price as the Fujifilm 60mm f2.4 R macro lens – but it is a manual focus lens. […] The post Laowa 65mm f2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO Lens Review appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Matt Murray. Feb 24 Moving to Manual Mode: Which Setting Should You Adjust First? The post Moving to Manual Mode: Which Setting Should You Adjust First? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kevin Landwer-Johan. Moving to manual mode is often considered too difficult by many beginner photographers. In reality, learning manual mode is not so hard to do. Sure, it’s not for everyone. Many photographers are content to let their camera sort out the exposure settings. One of the most common questions I get asked by people I am […] The post Moving to Manual Mode: Which Setting Should You Adjust First? appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Kevin Landwer-Johan. Feb 23 Weekly Photography Challenge – Orange The post Weekly Photography Challenge – Orange appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk. This week’s photography challenge topic is the color ORANGE! This is a fun challenge. You can capture the color orange in so many ways. You can use macro, flowers and autumn leaves, landscapes (think orange sunrises or sunsets, or wildflowers), cityscapes, minimalist photography, abstracts or people wearing orange clothing. The orange can be a major […] The post Weekly Photography Challenge – Orange appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk. Feb 21 DIY: How to Create a Coffee-Stained Texture for Aging Images in Photoshop The post DIY: How to Create a Coffee-Stained Texture for Aging Images in Photoshop appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy. As a kid, I remember coffee-staining scrap paper to create ancient maps that marked out treasure in the backyard. Nowadays, I’ve discovered that the same process can be great for photography projects too. With help from Photoshop, experimenting with textural layers is a great way to introduce an aged look to your images. But sometimes it can […] The post DIY: How to Create a Coffee-Stained Texture for Aging Images in Photoshop appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy. Feb 21 6 Tips for Photographing Amazing Light Trails at Blue Hour The post 6 Tips for Photographing Amazing Light Trails at Blue Hour appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Joey J. Have you seen cityscape photos with light streaks of moving cars? That’s called light trail photography. I see it as a part of the long exposure photography family. However, the exposure doesn’t have to be very long (typically under 30 seconds) to capture light trails. While my absolute favorite long exposure photography style is waterfront […] The post 6 Tips for Photographing Amazing Light Trails at Blue Hour appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Joey J. Feb 20