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Tips and Tricks to Achieve a Graffiti Effect in Photoshop

12 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Tips and Tricks to Achieve a Graffiti Effect in Photoshop appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ana Mireles.

Are you a fan of street art? Creating a graffiti effect is a great way to give an urban look to your designs or photos. In this article, I’ll show you some tips and tricks to get more realistic results using Photoshop. Prep Work You’ll need to do a little prep work to get you […]

The post Tips and Tricks to Achieve a Graffiti Effect in Photoshop appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ana Mireles.

This Drone Photography Checklist will Ensure You Never Miss Your Shots

11 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post This Drone Photography Checklist will Ensure You Never Miss Your Shots appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Matt Murray.

Capturing stunning images with your drone is incredibly exciting. But with so many things to think about before you take off, there can also be some nervousness wrapped up with that excitement. The first few times I flew my drone, I struggled to remember everything. Did I put a memory card in the drone? How […]

The post This Drone Photography Checklist will Ensure You Never Miss Your Shots appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Matt Murray.

Pioneering Pixii rangefinder does without a display

11 Jul 2020 - 09:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

It takes Leica M mount lenses and shoots in raw, but there's no proper screen for reviewing shots - that is where your phone comes in. Are the makers away with the fairies?

Now here's something a bit different. Pixii, a French start-up company, has announced a rangefinder camera for Leica M mount …Continue reading »

Weekly Photography Challenge - Historic Buildings

10 Jul 2020 - 20:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Weekly Photography Challenge - Historic Buildings appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk.

This week’s weekly photography challenge - HISTORIC BUILDINGS! Go out and take some photos of historic buildings. Do exterior shots, interior shots, and close-ups of details. Get down low and shoot high for extreme angles. So, if you are lucky enough to be somewhere you can photograph some historic buildings, capture them in any way […]

The post Weekly Photography Challenge - Historic Buildings appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Caz Nowaczyk.

Samyang discounts a range of lenses

10 Jul 2020 - 12:51 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Money off selected glass for Canon RF, Sony E and Nikon Z mounts

Independent lens maker Samyang has announced a ‘Scorching Instant Savings’ event, which will run from today to Sunday 26th July …Continue reading »

Honouring the wartime photography of Lee Miller

10 Jul 2020 - 12:39 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

To mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain, we share some of the war photography of Lee Miller, a towering figure in 20th century photo-journalism

Today is the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a pivotal event in the second world war which had far-reaching …Continue reading »

4 Ways to Create Awesome Infrared Images

10 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post 4 Ways to Create Awesome Infrared Images appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Simon Bond.

A really interesting form of photography that can transform your images is infrared photography. This form of photography has been around for a long time, and today, you’ll discover how to make your own infrared images. Anyone can do this, and it’s possible to do with minimal or even no extra equipment at all. So […]

The post 4 Ways to Create Awesome Infrared Images appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Simon Bond.

Canon EOS R5 officially released

9 Jul 2020 - 13:04 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

45MP full-frame mirrorless model boasts 8K video recording for £4,200

Canon has fitted the EOS R5 with a brand-new 45MP sensor
45MP full-frame mirrorless model boasts 8K video recording for £4,200

Canon reveals four RF telephoto lenses and two teleconverters - first look

9 Jul 2020 - 12:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

RF lens bonanza sees four new lenses, including sub-£1000 800mm super-telephoto

Canon RF 800mm F11 IS STM; Canon RF 600mm F11 IS STM; Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM; Canon Extender RF 1.4x; and Canon Extender RF 2x
RF lens bonanza sees four new lenses, including sub-£1000 800mm super-telephoto

Canon imagePROGRAF Pro-300 is a high-end A3+ photo printer

9 Jul 2020 - 12:57 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

£700 printer uses 10 pigment inks and can produce an A3 print in 5 minutes

£700 printer uses 10 pigment inks and can produce an A3 print in 5 minutes

4 Goals to Set for Expanding Your Photographic Creativity

9 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post 4 Goals to Set for Expanding Your Photographic Creativity appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy.

The new year has come and gone and we find ourselves well and truly into 2020. Traditionally, many significant goals are made around the new year mark. But setting goals is a great way to work towards achieving a desired outcome at any time of the year. So why wait? Here are some simple creativity […]

The post 4 Goals to Set for Expanding Your Photographic Creativity appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Megan Kennedy.

Fujifilm House of Photography re-opening

8 Jul 2020 - 19:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Major concept store in Covent Garden will open its doors again from Thursday morning

Fujifilm has announced that the House of Photography, its 'experiential' concept store in London's Covent Garden, will re-open to the …Continue reading »

Major documentary-photo award winner named

8 Jul 2020 - 16:55 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Nicky Quamina-Woo from the US receives this years Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage award for her major project on the effects of climate change in Senegal

US photographer Nicky Quamina-Woo has been named as the latest winner of the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award. Her winning project …Continue reading »

Synology NAS - Transforming Your Workspace to be More Productive

8 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Synology NAS - Transforming Your Workspace to be More Productive appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime.

Messy People Have More Creative And Productive Minds, Science Says While science may well say this, I’ve got to admit after deciding that I had ‘no room to swing a cat’ with my stuff everywhere, that I’ve taken some time during this COVID-19 lock-in to plan and execute my office clean-up! Along with that office […]

The post Synology NAS - Transforming Your Workspace to be More Productive appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Sime.

Nikon partners with Photo London fair

8 Jul 2020 - 10:45 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Major camera and lens maker to showcase products at next Photo London event in October and also team up online

Nikon has announced it will be an official partner of the Photo London 2020 photography fair and Photo London's online …Continue reading »

Free lighting webinars (starting today)

8 Jul 2020 - 10:14 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Check out these free sessions to help you improve your lighting skills. The first one starts at 7pm tonight but they run throughout the next month

Rotolight is running a series of free webinars to enable you to improve and develop your photographic lighting skills. Simply …Continue reading »

Winners of our Stay at Home Challenge revealed

7 Jul 2020 - 20:39 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Back in April we teamed up with CameraWorld to challenge you to capture your life at home during lockdown. You didn't disappoint. Here are our favourite shots from the #apstayathomechallenge

Back in April we challenged you to capture your life during lockdown. Here are our favourites from the #apstayathomechallenge

Sony FE 12-24mm F2.8 GM is the world's widest large-aperture zoom

7 Jul 2020 - 15:20 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Sony's widest G Master lens yet promises high resolution and professional-level build quality

Sony's widest G Master lens yet promises high resolution and professional-level build quality

Keep Thursday PM clear: big Canon launch coming up

7 Jul 2020 - 15:07 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

'Reimagine' live stream event, which promises some major product launches, takes place in a few days

There are only two more sleeps until Canon UK’s biggest launch event so far this year (admittedly it’s been a …Continue reading »

Shock-resistant new SSD

7 Jul 2020 - 14:44 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk
A lot of photographic accessories can challenge the wallet in these economically uncertain times, but storage remains relatively cheap, and …Continue reading »

5 Different Approaches to Learning Photography

7 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post 5 Different Approaches to Learning Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Charlie Moss.

There are many different approaches to learning photography. Some people would have you believe that one way is far superior to others. But the reality is, everyone learns differently. People have different lifestyles and learning methods, various time constraints, and different budgets. You’re already on a site that offers one way of learning photography, but […]

The post 5 Different Approaches to Learning Photography appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Charlie Moss.

New photo competition for business owners

6 Jul 2020 - 17:22 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

PopUp Business School seeks photos of what your business is up to this summer - you could trouser a £200 Amazon voucher

Running your own business or itching to start one up? This is unlikely to go down as a vintage year …Continue reading »

The Five Key Features on any Street Photography Camera

6 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post The Five Key Features on any Street Photography Camera appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

Are you struggling to choose the perfect street photography camera? You’ve come to the right place. Because while picking the perfect camera for street photography can be tough, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, there are five basic features you’re going to want with any street photography body. While finding them all in a […]

The post The Five Key Features on any Street Photography Camera appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jaymes Dempsey.

Photoshop kept me sane during my cruise ship lockdown

5 Jul 2020 - 16:00 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Claire Macdonald spent 70 days at sea as one of the estimated 100,000 cruise ship crew stranded around the world during the pandemic. Fortunately she had her camera and a Photoshop subscription for company

A selfie taken looking out of her window on the Konigsdam was skillfully blended with a stock image of dolphins.
Claire Macdonald spent 70 days at sea as one of the estimated 100,000 cruise ship crew stranded around the world during the pandemic. Fortunately she had her camera and a Photoshop subscription for company

Olympus has NOT fallen: exclusive Olympus UK interview

5 Jul 2020 - 11:57 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

"Don't panic... business is pretty strong." Olympus UK's Mark Thackara gives a wide-ranging interview and as you can imagine, there is a lot to talk about

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Following the recent announcement that Olympus was planning to sell off its camera and lens business to a Japanese private …Continue reading »

AP regular kicks off July/August workshops

5 Jul 2020 - 11:46 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Former British Press Photographer of the Year, Edmond Terakopian, is offering lots of creative inspiration during the late summer months

A child runs around whilst bathed in rays of sunlight in the turbine hall. Tate Modern, during a heat wave bank holiday. Bankside, London, UK. May 06, 2018. Photo: Edmond Terakopian
  Award-winning documentary photographer and regular AP contributor, Edmond Terakopian (above), is running a series of wide-ranging photographing workshops and …Continue reading »

Tips for Organizing Photos in Capture One Pro

5 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post Tips for Organizing Photos in Capture One Pro appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok.

No matter which RAW photo editor you use, organizing your photos is probably one of the least enjoyable tasks in your photography workflow. However, setting up your catalogs correctly, or making changes to its structure, can ultimately save you a lot of valuable time. In this article, I’ll give you some tips to get you started […]

The post Tips for Organizing Photos in Capture One Pro appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Darina Kopcok.

15 Quick and Easy Poses for Family Photographs

4 Jul 2020 - 11:00 from feeds.feedburner.com

The post 15 Quick and Easy Poses for Family Photographs appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jackie Lamas.

In this article, we’re going to share 15 quick and easy poses for family photographs to try at your next family photo session to keep it moving smoothly. You will also have great poses to choose from when it comes time to deliver the images to your clients. These poses are useful for all family […]

The post 15 Quick and Easy Poses for Family Photographs appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Jackie Lamas.

"We have been very open and transparent": Huawei

3 Jul 2020 - 16:38 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

Senior Huawei UK executive Anson Zhang remains bullish despite the many global challenges facing the Chinese smartphone maker

Huawei is often in the news at the moment, mainly because the government is reportedly reconsidering how much this Chinese …Continue reading »

"The awards make an uplifting story." MPB on its Hall of Fame awards

3 Jul 2020 - 14:59 from www.amateurphotographer.co.uk

MPB CEO Matt Barker talks about the thinking about the new Hall of Fame awards, and reveals the company has seen a lot of Olympus kit being sold this week

Used specialist MPB has just launched its first-ever Hall of Fame awards to recognise and honour the world's best photographic …Continue reading »