Photography and Design Resources

Quality Training Resources for Photographers

Digital Photography School is a site dedicated to helping photographers of all levels get the most out of their cameras. Part of the way they do this is to produce quality E-Books and Training Resources for their Readers.

Click: How to Take Gorgeous Photos of Your Kids

Kids are one of the most photographed subjects by users of digital cameras – however they’re also one of the most challenging.

Click! is an eBook all about empowering parents, grandparents and others with kids in their lives to take kid portraits that are both beautiful and which reflect the children in the shots.

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The Art of Self Portraiture

Self Portraiture is something that many artistic greats have engaged in both as a way of honing their craft but also as a way of expressing themselves.

Self-Portraiture in photography can similarly help improve your photographic technique as well as give you a way to show off who you really are.

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Captivating Color: A Guide to Dramatic Color Photography

Do you dream taking photographs that go beyond simply recording a scene – images that evoke emotion, making people feel as connected to the images as you are…

The type of images people pay real money for.
Then Captivating Color is for you.

Inside Captivating Color you’ll discover 48 gorgeous pages where award-winning photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich shows you how to see color like you never thought possible and use it to create stunning photographs of your own. It’s a book you’ll read cover-to-cover in a couple of hours, but your new found wisdom on how to unleash the power of color and capture photos that really “speak” to people will last a life time.

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The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography

Whether it’s taking pictures of our friends, kids, partners or even ourselves – people are what we’re looking at through the viewfinder (or on the LCD) when we line up a shot.

When surveyed – our readers told us that portraits are what they take most shots of….

Yet so many of us struggle to take portraits with the ‘WOW Factor’.

We wanted to help you achieve your true potential as a portrait photographer, so we’ve released a comprehensive 78 page downloadable e-book to teach you the secrets of stunning portraiture.

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Transcending Travel: A Guide to Captivating Travel Photography

Transcending Travel is a dPS downloadable eBook designed to give you the skill, knowledge and inspiration to take riveting travel images, the kind that are so striking you’re friends won’t be able to stop talking about and sharing them.

Transcending Travel is written by experienced and award winning Travel Photographer Mitchell Kanashkevich

It is filled with new actionable teaching on many aspects of travel photography, practical exercises to help you prepare for your trip and some truly inspirational images to illustrate the principles Mitchell talks about.

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Photo Nuts and Bolts: Know Your Camera and Take Better Photos

73% of digital camera owners wish they had more control over their camera!
These results from a recent poll of readers highlight a challenge that many camera owners face – they’re unable to use their camera to its fullest potential because they don’t understand the basics of how to use it.

If you wish you had a better understanding of your camera and how to get it working to its potential – this is the resource for you.

Covering 10 Lessons on the basics settings of camera (complete with homework tasks to go away and try for yourself) you’ll walk away from this resource better equipped to take control of your camera and use it to its potential.

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Photo Nuts and Shots: Tools and Techniques for Creative Photography

While our first Photo Nuts ebook was all about understanding how cameras work – this new ‘Shots’ eBook builds on that knowledge and gives you some great tools and techniques to tap into your creativity and start shooting in a way that takes you away from just shooting ‘snapshots’ and start shooting gorgeous images.

Over 100 pages and 9 chapters – Neil Creek introduces readers to an array of topics.

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Going Pro Kit: How to Make Money from Your Photography

If you’ve ever Dreamed of Making Money from your Passion, Now’s your Chance to Make it Happen.

This kit (two eBooks and a series of downloadable audio interviews) is designed with the goal of helping those with a passion in photography to take the leap and begin to generate an income from their craft. It includes:

  1. Going Pro: How To Make Money From Your Photography, 91 pages of first-hand experience to help you sell your images the way you want, by experienced magazine photo editor Kelly Kingman. 
  2.  2 hours of Audio downloads of interviews with pro photography experts Susannah Conway, Charles Borst, Suzanne Sease, and Christina Villaflors.
  3. Getting Published in Photography Magazines, a 28-page practical primer on getting your photos published, by DPS pro Mitchell Kanashkevich 
This kit is packed with pro tips, advice, and insights. It’s an investment that could pay for itself many times over on your first sale.

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Sites worth visiting

The following is a list of websites that we frequent on a regular basis. All of them have great resources related to design and photography. If you have a site to suggest, let us know!