Here’s to 2019! Read all about our plans for the new year, the updated Photo Critic, and new photography courses. New Year's message by Danie Bester
DPC Shined at the 2018 Photo Plus Africa Expo and Admired in Africa Awards.
We shed some light on what we think is the best computer for photo editing and hope to save you a lot of time, money, and heartache...
When we start our journey as new photographers there is a lot of learning to be done. Strange new jargon words, rules and principles, equipment and settings to be mastered. Once we crest the peak most of us focus on shooting, and the development of knowledge concerning some of the more intricate, yet peripheral concerns, fall to the wayside. I believe one such example is the subject of colour management.
Photographers are often confused when it come to standard paper sizes. Few people know that we are using two different systems. Firstly, the standard print lab sizes provided by local print shops i.e. the local Fujifilm, Kodak, Foto First etc. Then there is the standard iso sizes offered by modern ink-jet printers. Here's a breakdown of the various print sizes available
DxO has just released their first version of their new Nik Collection 2018 plugin suite, which they acquired from Google last year, promising increased stability and performance.
The Photo Critic Photo of the Month competition winner for February is, Robyn Prevost, with her photo "Ismay | 14 Days new", Portraiture Category.
The January Photo Critic Photo of the Month winners are "The light will be my guide" by Nicolene Theunissen, "I live in colour" by Nate Green and "Daars Water" by Gerda Robbertse
Adobe recently launched Lightroom Classic CC; we take a quick look at the latest performance increases and offer tips on how to get more speed in Lightroom
The November Photo Critic Photo of the Month winners are "Colourful beginnings" by Lyndie Pavier, "Flower" by Susan van Wyk and "Night or Day, we play!" by Nicolene Theunissen.
The October Photo Critic Photo of the Month winners are "The things I wish you knew" by Nicolene Theunissen and "Trying to steer my way" by Charlaine Gerber.
Adobe Launches new cloud-based Lightroom CC while re-branding the existing one to Lightroom Classic CC
Big changes have come to Lightroom as we know it. Adobe has launched an all-new, strictly cloud-based "Lightroom CC" while renaming the existing one to "Lightroom Classic CC"
The September Photo Critic Photo of the Month winners are "Greyson on day 6" by Robyn Prevost and "And the sun will make for your way" by Charlaine Gerber
The Photo Critic Photo of the Month competition for August will be shared between "Piggy Eyes" by John Griffin and "Baboon" by Leo van Vuuren
This is a common complaint I often hear in our workshops. I think almost every photographer has experienced this at some stage of their photographic journey. The good news is that asking this question is usually a sure sign that you are entering an exciting new developmental stage of your photographic journey!
The Photo Critic Photo of the Month competition for July will be shared between "Abstract Cityscape" by Caleb Dredge and "His Master's Voice" by Leon Pelser
Evl Jon is one of those interesting characters you will meet in Johannesburg. I shot a few character portraits of him and learned of his philosophy about art...