11 Essential Reads for Photographers for the New Year

11 Essential Reads for Photographers for the New Year

At this time of year I talk to a lot of photographers who are lacking a little motivation, inspiration and creativity.

It’s been a big year so today in our ‘best of 2011 series‘ I’m featuring 11 tutorials that were written this year on dPS that I think might help you to kickstart yourself photographically for 2012.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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  • Igor Kventor December 30, 2011 07:23 pm

    Excellent selection of articles! What you need for the lazy or indecisive beginning photographers

  • Scottc December 30, 2011 11:28 am

    A simple exercise.......


  • Erik Kerstenbeck December 30, 2011 07:14 am


    Super articles indeed! I tried to make my own fireworks...check it out!


  • Erik Kerstenbeck December 30, 2011 04:24 am


    I am loving these articles - hopefully I can gain more from your kind advice. I have learned so much about studio lighting from your guidance!

    Here is an attempt at Dramatic Boudoir


  • raghavendra December 30, 2011 01:58 am

    all photo articles are covered in a nut shell


  • mara cash December 30, 2011 01:51 am

    Sorry, but this are all more or less the endless repeatings of the steps: be free, open your mind, take some pictures and look what others do... Perhaps the most helpful tip for taking picture is: stop doing intentionally but spontaneous.

  • Mandy December 30, 2011 01:03 am

    Loving this best of series...

    There's nothing like keeping us busy while you're all relaxing on the beach!

    And we've got no excuses to not make 2012 a really great year for our photography - can't wait!