Digital Photo Mentor https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/ Photography tips, tutorials and guides for Beginner and Intermediate Photographers. Sat, 03 Dec 2022 21:00:55 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photography/2019/06/cropped-digital-photo-mentor-icon-32x32.png Digital Photo Mentor https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/ 32 32 Transform Your Images From Dull To Wow With Just Three Tools https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/transform-dull-images-to-wow-luminar-neo/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/transform-dull-images-to-wow-luminar-neo/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=99561 Do you have dull images that you want to save but don’t want to spend a lot of time editing? Then this might be just what you need!

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What is Visual Mass and How to Use it to Take Better Photos https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/visual-mass-balance-composition/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/visual-mass-balance-composition/#comments Thu, 24 Nov 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=98507 In this article, you'll learn about visual mass and how to use it to create balance in your images. By studying the tips and example images here you'll be on your way to taking better photos in no time!

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Photography Challenge – Creatures of the Night! https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photography-challenge-night-creatures/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photography-challenge-night-creatures/#comments Mon, 14 Nov 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=98703 Here is a fun photography challenge to get you out in the dark - night photography and spooky creatures of the night!

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Wondering if You Need the Luminar Neo Extensions? Get the Scoop Here! https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/luminar-neo-extensions-overview/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/luminar-neo-extensions-overview/#comments Fri, 11 Nov 2022 21:30:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=98581 Recently Skylum delivered four new Luminar Neo extensions. But are you left with more questions about them than answers? Look no further, help is here!

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How To Do a Couples Photoshoot for Images With Emotion and Impact https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/couples-photoshoot-emotion/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/couples-photoshoot-emotion/#respond Thu, 03 Nov 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=98275 In this article, you'll learn tips for doing a couples photoshoot that will help you capture emotion and impact in your images.

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Lightroom Classic Version 12.0 – What’s New and Why You Might Want To Hold Off https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/lightroom-classic-version-12-0/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/lightroom-classic-version-12-0/#comments Wed, 26 Oct 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=98050 In this article and video, I'll give you an overview of what's new (and exciting) and tell you why you might want to wait for version 12.1 before you install the update.

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Luminar Neo Migration Tool – How To Use It and a Secret Hack! https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/luminar-neo-migration-tool-and-secret-hack/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/luminar-neo-migration-tool-and-secret-hack/#comments Thu, 20 Oct 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=97950 In this article, you'll learn how to use the Luminar Neo migration tool to convert your Luminar AI catalog, and how to hack it to get your purchased templates too!

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Tips for How To Refine Your Photography Process and MAKE Better Photos https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photography-process/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photography-process/#respond Thu, 29 Sep 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=97781 By learning about and refining your photography process you can take your photography to the next level. Stop and do that now by reading this article.

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5 Tips for Getting the Perfect Exposure Every Time https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/5-tips-getting-perfect-exposure/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/5-tips-getting-perfect-exposure/#comments Thu, 08 Sep 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=97020 Is there really such a thing as the perfect exposure? If you're on a mission to achieve perfect exposure then these quick tips are just what you need.

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Review of the SIRUI Traveler 7C Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/sirui-traveler-7c-tripod-review/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/sirui-traveler-7c-tripod-review/#comments Thu, 01 Sep 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=96572 If you're looking for a new tripod that is lightweight and great for traveling or hiking, then you'll want to consider the Sirui Traveler 7C Carbon Fiber tripod.

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What Is Exposure Compensation on Your Camera and How To Use It Properly https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/exposure-compensation-camera/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/exposure-compensation-camera/#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=83461 In this article, you'll see why you need to learn about and use exposure compensation, as well as how to set it up and take control over exposure and your images.

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6 Things You Need To Stop Doing That Are Ruining Your Photos https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/stop-ruining-your-photos/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/stop-ruining-your-photos/#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=96365 In this article, you'll learn six things that might be ruining your photos and you to stop doing them now!

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How to Photograph the Northern Lights https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/how-photograph-northern-lights/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/how-photograph-northern-lights/#respond Wed, 17 Aug 2022 18:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=65929 Heading out to photograph the northern lights may test your patience, but when you finally do see them, the tips and advice in this guide to shooting the aurora borealis will have you coming home with some amazing photos of the night sky.

With 7 solar flares in the past 7 days and if you're in the right location, the information in this article couldn't be more timely.

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10 Creative Photography Assignments to Inspire You Into Action https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/10-creative-photography-assignments-inspire-action/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/10-creative-photography-assignments-inspire-action/#respond Thu, 21 Jul 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=96014 Stuck for ideas of what to photograph? Try these 10 creating photography assignments to get you spurred into action.

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5 Tips for Photographing Cultural Events with Respect and Sensitivity https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photographing-cultural-events-with-respect/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/photographing-cultural-events-with-respect/#respond Thu, 14 Jul 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=95772 If you are lucky enough to be invited to attend, or even photograph a cultural event you need to make sure you do it with respect and sensitivity. In this article, you'll learn 5 tips to help you do that so you get invited back.

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5 Tips to Improve Composition by Cropping Photos Effectively https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/5-photography-composition-tips-cropping/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/5-photography-composition-tips-cropping/#comments Thu, 07 Jul 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=95610 In this tutorial, you’ll get 5 tips to help you improve the composition of your photos by cropping effectively!

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3 Ways to Improve the Overall Quality of Your Images https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/3-ways-improve-image-quality/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/3-ways-improve-image-quality/#respond Fri, 17 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=95093 Learn three quick tips on three ways that you can improve the overall quality of your images.

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The Upside-Down Trick – a Photography Hack to Help You Make Better Images https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/upside-down-trick-photography-hack/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/upside-down-trick-photography-hack/#comments Sat, 04 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=94922 In this article and video tutorial, you'll learn my secret upside-down photography hack and how it can help you make better images.

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5 Photo Ideas That are Fun and Inspirational To Get You Motivated https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/5-inspirational-photo-ideas/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/5-inspirational-photo-ideas/#comments Thu, 12 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=94443 Here are five fun and inspirational photography ideas that will hopefully get you off the couch and out doing some photography!

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Wabi-Sabi Photography Challenge – How to Embrace the Art of Imperfection https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/wabi-sabi-photography-challenge-embrace-imperfection/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/wabi-sabi-photography-challenge-embrace-imperfection/#respond Thu, 05 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=94316 Are you a perfectionist like me? Do you beat yourself up when all your images aren't perfect? If so, then this is the challenge for you! It's time to practice some wabi-sabi photography!

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Dramatic Landscape Photography of the Lofoten Islands – Tips and Inspiration https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/landscape-photography-norway-lofoten-islands/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/landscape-photography-norway-lofoten-islands/#respond Thu, 21 Apr 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=94061 Landscape photography is a reason to explore the world while seeing new cultures and challenging oneself with a creative pursuit. In this article, get inspired by Norway!

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8 Best Tips for Photographing the Magical Aurora Borealis https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/aurora-borealis-photography-tips/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/aurora-borealis-photography-tips/#respond Fri, 01 Apr 2022 03:39:08 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=93216 To help you capture the best possible Aurora images, I am going to give you some of THE best tips that I’ve learned after many years of shooting the Northern Lights worldwide!

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7 Simple Tips to Transform Your Seascape Photography https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/7-seascape-photography-tips/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/7-seascape-photography-tips/#respond Thu, 24 Mar 2022 04:31:44 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=91860 Use these 7 tips to get your best seascape photography photos the next time you're out near the beach. Planning and execution are the keys to great photos.

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Tips for Creating Stunning Photos in the Dolomite Mountains https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/tips-for-creating-stunning-photos-dolomite-mountains/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/tips-for-creating-stunning-photos-dolomite-mountains/#respond Thu, 03 Mar 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=90650 Would you like to photograph a natural area that includes some of the most beautiful mountains in the world? A place that lies in the heart of Europe and is for the most part easily accessible? If you said yes, then you should come, visit, and photograph the Dolomite mountains.

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Exposure Versus Metering Modes – What Are They, How To Use Them? https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/exposure-versus-metering-modes/ https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/exposure-versus-metering-modes/#respond Fri, 25 Feb 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://www.digitalphotomentor.com/?p=90672 Learn the difference between exposure modes and metering modes and how to apply them to get the best exposure.

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