15 Cool Digital Photography Links from Around the Web

15 Cool Digital Photography Links from Around the Web


Every now and again I like to spend a little time surfing through my favorite photography sites and highlighting the cool links that I find. Here’s 13 that I found today – enjoy!

  1. Introduction to LED Lighting – A DIY way to light your subjects and get cool effects.
  2. Shooting by Moonlight – a great article by Ben Long from Complete Digital Photography
  3. How to Get the Most Out of Your Camera Battery – good practical tips
  4. 3 Tricks to Turn a Spring Clamp Into Your Best Photo Accessory – from the gang at Photojojo.
  5. DIY Steadycam – more of a video DIY tip but still pretty cool.
  6. Waterproof Camera Group Test – DPReview tests 7 cameras with waterproof qualities
  7. Make your own Remote Shutter Trigger – another DIY
  8. Roundup: Ring Flashes – Wired Magazine reviews 4 ring flashes
  9. Backing Up Flickr – how to safeguard your Flickr image collection
  10. Improvisational Light – a great post at Strobist
  11. Live Music Photography 101 – a good basic intro to the topic.
  12. DNG, RAW and JPEG: What I Use and Why – a good discussion starter and exploration of the options
  13. Publishing Your Own Photo Book – a guide to putting together your own book
  14. Three Short Tutorials for Photographers and Photography Lovers – some good basic teaching on Photoshop.
  15. Photoshop Elements: Beyond the Basic Fixes – from PopPhoto
  16. Five Great Flash Techniques to Improve Your Photography Light – 5 cool techniques, one that is mentioned above.

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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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  • Wasim August 21, 2009 03:27 am

    Amazing list indeed...why does it always happen to me that when I am looking for something, I never find it. But I always find it accidentally. Sometimes accidents are nice to be met with...lol! This is one of them.

  • Zack Jones August 19, 2009 01:26 am

    Very cool links. I especially like the idea of being able to backup your photos from flickr.

  • Rishi S August 18, 2009 02:25 pm

    I'm SHOCKED AND TRAUMATISED that my blog did not feature in the top 5. Hehehe...kidding. Nice list, though.

  • Mike August 18, 2009 01:36 pm

    Thanks for the list!! 'cept I am a bit frustrated... so many DIY projects and sooo little time!! But definetly I'm doing the Make your own remote shutter trigger!

    -- Mike

  • Andreas August 18, 2009 09:02 am

    WOW those are some really nice links rally helpful all of them! thank you Darren!

  • Ilan August 18, 2009 06:46 am

    Oh, and almost forgot - How to 'fake' a tilt shift effect

  • Ilan August 18, 2009 06:33 am

    Thank you very much!!
    Here are few links I use -

    A guide of how to make it to Flickr Explore
    And a DPS guide to how to make digital photos look like lomo photography

    Again, great list, thank you!