Author Archive: Alan Graf

Alan Graf is the editor and founder of Digital Photography Student. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden, and is also editor of CRO-Wallpapers.com - a Croatian wallpaper archive, and his own photo gallery at http://www.alangraf.com.

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Mexico Photography and Travel Guide

Mexico Photography and Travel Guide

Mexico (Yucatan peninsula) is one of the dream getaways during the winter period. Photographically, it’s a treasure trove. It has got it all: culture, architecture, ancient ruins, sandy beaches, breathtaking sunsets and much more. You can spend your entire vacation behind the camera and still not run out of fantastic photography subjects. Just do not forget to enjoy yourself while there. Find out more about interesting photography subjects and locations in Mexico in our photography guide.

May 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More
My 4 step process for shooting outdoor photos

My 4 step process for shooting outdoor photos

When you go out to shoot some great photos, what is going through your mind ? Are you thoroughly prepared for a shoot with a detailed plan, or are you just winging it ? Here is my 4 step process that might help you get better control over your outdoor photo shoot.

July 12, 2012 | 1 Comment More
DNG vs RAW

DNG vs RAW

RAW vs JPEG ? If you are photography enthusiast that is not the question. The real question is which camera raw file format to use ? RAW as supported by all major camera manufacturers, or DNG as pushed by Adobe for use in their processing tools. Find out benefits and shortcomings of each format in this article.

March 5, 2012 | 4 Comments More
Timelapse Croatia

Timelapse Croatia

Mario Romulić & Dražen Stojčić have created this inspirational video titled “Timelapse Croatia” out of 150.000 photos. Check out what it looks like.

February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments More
The Rabari – Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe – Book Review

The Rabari – Encounters with the Nomadic Tribe – Book Review

An award winning photographer Mitchell Kanaskevich and editors of LightStalking.com bring us a refreshing documentary and travel photography guide.

December 19, 2011 | 2 Comments More
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Simple guide to geotagging pictures

If you enjoy travel photography, and shoot many photos while you are out and about, you would probably like to store approximate location where the photo was taken. This usually means that you need invest in expensive specialized GPS receivers suited for digital cameras, or risk a long and tedious process of manually geotagging your […]

November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments More
2 more practical ways of using DOF Preview function

2 more practical ways of using DOF Preview function

Depth of field preview function on your camera is a very useful button typically overlooked by an average photographer. In a hands of an expert, it can be a big help towards shooting better photos.

September 5, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Lightroom 3 101 tutorials for iPad App Review

Lightroom 3 101 tutorials for iPad App Review

Adobe Lightroom 3 is a powerful and intuitive tool aimed for photography enthusiast looking to organize, edit and publish their photos. I have only recently made the leap to replace my old Photoshop Elements, and was looking for some tutorials to help me get acquainted with Lightroom 3. Lightroom 3 101 tutorials for iPad did just that. Read more in our Lightroom 3 101 tutorials for iPad app review

June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More
DSLR Tips on using polarizing filters

DSLR Tips on using polarizing filters

Our colleague, Gordon Laing from cameralabs has posted a great video tutorial on using polarizing filters.

May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Photo Destination – Maldives

Photo Destination – Maldives

Maldives, is one of the top travel destinations for honeymooners. It is also one of the most beautiful places on earth and places where you can shoot most jaw-dropping photos. Find out what is worth shooting in maldives.

May 9, 2011 | 5 Comments More