Category: Photography

Photography

Tips for Creative Plant Photography

In this article, we’ll discuss the whys and hows of photographing plants. Don’t worry if you’re not a nature nerd, if your fingers are distinctly non-green or if you find plants generally dull. Plants can offer great photographic opportunities to any photographer. Give plants a chance! If you start thinking about plants and the role […]

Photography

8 Ways Photography Can Improve Your Life

How can photography truly benefit your life? In my personal experience, it can be a lifesaver—one of the most magical things that you can do in your lifetime. You don’t need to spend an obscene deal of money with this craft. Any kind of camera is good for getting the photography you really want. 1. […]

Photography

Jackfruit tinga

Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes 3 large tomatoes 2 heaped tsp vegan chipotle paste, plus extra to taste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1tsp dried oregano 2tsp soft brown sugar 2tsp vegan cider vinegar 1tsp cumin powder 1tbsp olive oil 1 heaped tsp tomato purée 400g cooked batched jackfruit (see recipe below) 1 bay leaf hot […]

Photography

One Shot: Commercial Street

Joe McNally lights and photographs an idyllic street scene It was picture perfect: Main Street in the village of Tarrytown, New York, on a summer night in August with local folks out doing whatever local folks do on a summer night in Tarrytown, and wouldn’t you know it—a photographer who happened to be out and […]

Photography

Photography Tips and Tricks

You don’t have to be an expert photographer to take meaningful photos. Capturing moments with your camera has never been easier with the ever enhancing smartphone capabilities, apps, free photography sites, and e-books. Whether you are making progress toward more impressive Instagram-worthy shots on your smartphone, or you are a DSLR photographer really taking shape, […]

Photography

How to Soften the Light When Using Flash

Why do flash images look harsh? Recently, a number of dPS readers have asked the question on Facebook, “How do I use a flash and not have my images look so harsh?”. Let us first understand the difference in using natural or ambient light and using a flash. With natural light you have little control […]