Exposing for Highlights

David duChemin

What to do when bright sunlight leaves you with a lack of mood? Expose for the highlights and create a different story. David duChemin tells you how.
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Cameras Don't Make Photographs

David duChemin

Does using Photoshop (or other tools) make you dishonest in your art? David duChemin says make your photographs any damn way you please.
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Making the Image: David duChemin

David duChemin

Can one photograph tell a story? Indeed it can. David duChemin shows you how by walking you through the making of one image.
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Ten (More) Ways to Improve Your Craft

David duChemin

David duChemin shares his newest top ten pieces of unsolicited advice for photographers.
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Use Repeating Elements for Stronger Images

David duChemin

Learn how to create rhythm and depth in your photographs using repeated elements.
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Three Ways to Use Backlight

David duChemin

Backlight is some of the most dramatic light available. It's a bit harder to use well, but the drama and emotion that it can make in an image is almost unbeatable....
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Using Contrast for Stronger Images

David duChemin

We see things because of contrast. Want to know how to create that in your photographs? David duChemin shares his top three ways to make that happen.
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Starting Your Next Personal Project

David duChemin

Creating intentional bodies of work through personal projects is a powerful way to create consistently more unified and creative photographs. Here are three ways to do that.
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Three (More) Ways To Discover Your Vision

David duChemin

Part II of David duChemin's article about exploring vision, pertaining to individual images or specific bodies of work.
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Four Ways to Discover Your Vision (Part I)

David duChemin

Learn to become more aware of the way you see your world so you can become clearer about your own photographic vision.  
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Four Ways to Tell Stronger Stories

David duChemin

Photographs that tell a story connect to readers in powerful ways. Here are four ways to make better stories with your photographs.
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Four Ways to Make Stronger Travel Photographs

David duChemin

Travel photography is so much more than just showing up and pointing your lens at exotic things. Here are four ways to make stronger images as you travel.
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