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If it will help improve your digital photography, it will be in DP's Tip of the Week. Check back each week for a new photography tip.

Make your own extreme ND filter in an instant—03/29/10
Create a variable ND filter from filters you already own
Make your own extreme ND filter in an instant—03/29/10Outdoor photographers often make amazing landscape images of fluffily blurry moving water, or beautifully swaying windblown trees.

Go to extremes for great rule-breaking photos—03/22/10
A little bit wrong can look like a mistake, but a lot can look genius
Go to extremes for great rule-breaking photos—03/22/10Photography has a lot of rules. First you learn them, then you learn to break them.

Five Myths About Lenses—03/15/10
Fighting fiction with facts to make you a better photographer
Five Myths About Lenses—03/15/10The internet is a great place to learn all sorts of fascinating facts about photography, but there’s good news and bad news that goes along with that.

Perfectly Wrong Exposures—03/08/10
Sometimes an over- or underexposure is the right choice
Perfectly Wrong Exposures—03/08/10Automatic exposure and automatic flash metering sure do make it easy to make correct exposures that help with great pictures.

How Not To Take Blurry Photos—03/01/10
Eight simple steps to minimize motion blur
How Not To Take Blurry Photos—03/01/10Blurry photographs can happen for a number of reasons, from motion blur to poor focus.

Shoot Indoors To Stay Warm—02/22/10
Simple lighting tips make shooting inside easier
Shoot Indoors To Stay Warm—02/22/10It’s cold and snowy (or at least less hot and sunny) just about everywhere in the Northern Hemisphere these days, which makes for the perfect excuse to stay indoors.

Turning Photos Into Art—02/15/10
Painting photos with the Art History Brush
Turning Photos Into Art—02/15/10I’m always looking for fun and easy ways to make photographs look like paintings, and I recently learned another great one.

Five Filter Myths—02/08/10
What you think you know about filters may be hurting your photos
Five Filter Myths—02/08/10Think you know it all about lens filters, like exactly when and where and how and why you should use them?

Give The Perfect Portrait—02/01/10
Make this Valentine’s Day extra special with a photo
Give The Perfect Portrait—02/01/10A portrait of you and your significant other makes a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift.

Warmer Winter Photos—01/25/10
Top tips for warming up photo color
Warmer Winter Photos—01/25/10Want to stay warm this winter? Wear a sweater and double up on the socks. Want to keep your photos warm in these cold months?

Winter Landscapes 101—01/18/10
Make the most of winter weather for unusual photographs
Winter Landscapes 101—01/18/10Winter is the perfect time to stay inside. It’s cold outside, there might be snow on the ground, or at least gray rainy days.


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