Author Archives: Destin Sparks

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About Destin Sparks

Destin Sparks is self taught panoramic landscape photographer. He has featured in numerous publications and is the winner of many international awards. If you wish to learn more about Destin and his photography you can visit his website at

5 Key Steps to Build Credibility as a Photographer


You want the truth but can you handle the truth? The cold harsh reality is the stereotypical photographer sucks at marketing themselves, its okay though, I do too. It’s one thing to be a kickass photographer and it’s another to be a kickass successful photographer. Ever notice sometimes the photographers getting all the attention aren’t all that? It’s because they’re better at marketing than they are at photography.

So You Want to Use My Images For Free?

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It’s quite a poetic note, isn’t it? How many times has this happened to you? Once, twice, yearly, monthly even…….? What do you do? Well firstly, take it as a compliment. But seriously, someone thinks your work is high enough quality to represent their company – that’s a real accomplishment! Kudos to you. But for free? Well, we’ll see about that.

Polarizing “Lenses” – You’re Doing it Wrong!

Polarized Lenses

Firstly if photography has been your hobby (or worse yet, your profession) for a couple of years now and you’re still calling them Polarizing Lenses, you’re doing it wrong! The beginners and less informed have an excuse but I’m here to set you straight. There’s no such thing. Well, not in the photographic sense anyway. […]

The Rule of Thirds and How to Break It – A Comprehensive Guide

Possibly the most well known and most talked about photographic composition guideline is the ‘Rule of Thirds.’ However it doesn’t stop with photography. You will find the Rule of Thirds applied everywhere; architecture, graphic design, web design, film, Angry Birds and more. If you haven’t heard of it, there may be something wrong with you. […]

Panoramic Photography – The Art of Stitching

In landscape photography, panoramas are always hugely popular with both audiences and photographers alike. Let’s take a look at how to get panoramic shots that really wow people. Orientation & Focal Length – Portrait or Landscape? Hands down no questions asked; if you intend to take headache free, good quality panoramas, shoot in portrait orientation. […]