23 Digital Photography Book Reviews

23 Digital Photography Book Reviews [RANKED] Looking for a digital photography book? It struck me today that we’ve reviewed a lot of photography books here at DPS over the last couple of years… but we’ve never listed them all on the one page. So here’s a complete list. I’ve ranked them in order of theContinue reading “23 Digital Photography Book Reviews”

Basic Stitched Panorama Guidelines & Workflow

Basic Stitched Panorama Guidelines & Workflow « Photofocus The stitched panorama is an excellent tool to have at your disposal for several reasons. Whether you need to boost megapixels or capture a scene beyond your lens’ field of view the following guidelines will help you build a solid workflow.

Are you meta-smart?

Are you meta-smart? | Photometadata.org Are you meta-smart? If you create, distribute or use digital photos, you’d better be! To protect your copyrights. To make money licensing photography. To smooth your workflow. To track image use. To find images you need. To find them again. You need to understand and use photo metadata. We canContinue reading “Are you meta-smart?”

Things Your Mother Should Have Told You

These two articles from the Adobe Experience Design team give some nice tips you may not know about Photoshop and Lightroom. 10 Things Your Mother Should Have Told You about Photoshop Several years ago, we ran a longitudinal study of home users and Photoshop. We gave them a box of the product and then visitedContinue reading “Things Your Mother Should Have Told You”

Simple Lightroom Image Fixing Workflow

Simple Lightroom Image Fixing Workflow Whether it’s a photograph of mom that you’re sending to her or an image that you’re preparing to print, most photos can use some fixing before they’re ready to be shared or used. Here’s a quick and easy Lightroom workflow that I apply to most every day images before sendingContinue reading “Simple Lightroom Image Fixing Workflow”

Connecting the Dots – DPI Tips that Matter

+Connecting the Dots – DPI Tips that Matter | x=blog+stay+informed Output resolution is one of the most misunderstood topics in digital photography. What is the correct DPI or PPI to export an image to produce beautiful prints or display on a screen just right? Unfortunately there is no simple answer; resolution, DPI and PPI areContinue reading “Connecting the Dots – DPI Tips that Matter”

How to Use Textures to Enhance Your Photographs

How to Use Textures to Enhance Your Photographs If you’ve spent anytime at all exploring sites like Flickr, I’m sure you’ve notice a good many photographs that have a certain “vintage” look to them, a patina if you will. There are many variations to this theme, ranging from simple toning to full blown distressing ofContinue reading “How to Use Textures to Enhance Your Photographs”

3 Critical Criteria Of Any Image Selection Workflow

3 Critical Criteria Of Any Image Selection Workflow » JMG-Galleries – Jim M. Goldstein Photography An often unspoken component of photography is image selection. How and why are certain photos chosen over others when reviewing results of a photo shoot? I’ve received questions on this in the past and D. Travis North (Self-Editing to ConcentrateContinue reading “3 Critical Criteria Of Any Image Selection Workflow”

Fixing Perspective in Photoshop – It’s Easy

+Fixing Perspective in Photoshop – It’s Easy! | x=blog+stay+informed This workflow is by far the shortest and easiest path to fixing the Leaning Tower of Pisa effect that often happens when shooting architectural photos without fancy equipment like a View Camera or a Tilt Shift Lens.