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Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.The exposure brush in both Lightroom Classic CC and Lightroom CC is extremely powerful.  Many of the capabilities found in the very precise Select and Mask tool in Photoshop are found in this brush.  The great news is that you don't have to mess with a lot of sliders or different options to get a ...The post How to Make Precise Selections in Lightroom CC appeared first... READ MORE
Improve Photography | 04-02-2018 9:00 AM
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Since its inception, photographers have found weird and wonderful ways to create photographic images in amazing styles and mediums. The first photograph, or more specifically, the earliest known surviving photograph made in a camera, was taken by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826 or 1827. He used a polished sheet of pewter coated with a thin layer of bitumen, a naturally occurring petroleum tar, which was dissolved in lavender oil, applied to the surface of the pewter and allowed to dry before use.As cameras developed, the... READ MORE
Digital Photography School | 03-29-2018 6:00 AM
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Stuck at home? Lost for ideas? Have a boring wall? Think again. You may have everything you need, boring wall notwithstanding. What you’re missing is a fresh perspective. Highlight Your Wrinkles demonstrates:Apart from some artificial lights, you’ll need a few pieces of foam core, which you can find at a hardware or craft store.Cut some shapes out of the foam core.Place the foam core against your external light source to cast a checkered shadow on your model. See how creative you can get with a... READ MORE
Picture Correct | 03-28-2018 12:05 PM
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Standing in awe under the starry night sky is only 50% of the fun in astrophotography. What’s the other 50%? Post-processing photos, of course. Make no mistakes: if you do astrophotography, you must learn how to edit your images. Problem is, this editing is often a long, complex and rather...The post Post-Processing Astrophotography: All You Need To Know appeared first on Expert Photography.... READ MORE
Expert Photography | 03-27-2018 10:00 AM
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Color is all around us. As beautiful as black and white can be, color gives us variety and sometimes, unpredictability. But funnily enough, it’s also easy to take it for granted.Over time, I’ve come up with a few exercises to keep color at the forefront of my mind. One of these exercises is to focus on photographing a different color each day. It’s great for keeping your photography fresh and training your eyes to look out for new photographic opportunities.Getting startedColor may make up the... READ MORE
Digital Photography School | 03-22-2018 6:00 AM
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When it comes to taking a great photo, many photographers argue that it starts and ends with great composition. I’m not sure I’m so black and white in my outlook, but good composition is hugely important without a doubt. And one of the most overlooked parts of great composition is adding foreground interest. Today I will discuss how foreground interest in your photos can really improve your end results, and what you can do to nail the foreground every time.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 03-20-2018 8:00 AM
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Focus stacking is a technique in which one takes multiple shots of the same scene at different focus distances, then merges them together to create a final photo that is as sharp as possible from front to back. This helpful tutorial will show you how it's done.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 03-20-2018 7:00 AM
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Have you ever found it hard to choose between processing an image in color or black and white? It can be a tough decision. Enriching colors that instantly captivate your attention versus a timeless black and white photograph full of texture and complex shadows.There’s every chance you’ll process both versions because you can’t have the best of both worlds, right? Well, with split toning, maybe you can – sort of.Split Toning 101At its core, split toning is a pretty simple editing technique. You can create... READ MORE
Digital Photography School | 03-20-2018 6:00 AM
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Work smarter, not harder. This quick tutorial will make the painstaking process of removing stray hairs in Photoshop easy.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 03-15-2018 4:51 PM
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PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: CLEAN UP STRAY & FLYAWAY HAIR! | Check out this cool feature in the Healing brush that works perfectly for getting rid...... READ MORE
TutVid | 03-15-2018 4:00 PM
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Portrait LightingThe five portrait lighting positions are the key to being successful in the studio. You can also apply these principles on-set as well. When you’re just starting out, the five lighting setups we’re going to talk about today will help as a jumping off point for your own creativity.Tamron 35 mm f/1.8 Instagram GiveawayRembrandtRembrandt lighting is the first one we’re going to talk about. Rembrandt was a painter but the name Rembrandt talks about the lighting in his painting. Most of them were moody and... READ MORE
The Slanted Lens | 03-15-2018 3:00 PM
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Taking photos of the Milky Way requires a totally different approach than almost any other kind of photography. This is why we’ve dedicated an entire article to the Milky Way photography settings that we use for 98% of our shots. Before we get started though, I want to make one...The post Milky Way Photography Settings: Use These for 98% of Your Shots (2018) appeared first on Expert Photography.... READ MORE
Expert Photography | 03-15-2018 7:04 AM
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Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.This article will take you through the ins and outs of how to photograph the Moon. Capturing images of our nearest celestial neighbor requires patience, skill and a fair bit of luck. If you know about luck, you know that you have a surprising amount of control over it. Armed with knowledge and control, one ...The post How to Photograph the Moon appeared first on Improve Photography.... READ MORE
Improve Photography | 03-13-2018 3:40 PM
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Have you ever had an incredible idea, but couldn't find a model to help you? Learn how to bring your vision to life through the art of self portraits.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 03-11-2018 12:00 PM
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The Internet is full of articles and videos telling you what technique will revolutionize the way you add sharpness to your images, but almost none of them tell you the most crucial step to take before sharpening, no matter the technique. In this article, I’ll show you this simple yet essential action to make your sharpening genuinely efficient.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 03-06-2018 2:01 PM
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SKY REPLACEMENT EFFECT IN PHOTOSHOP CC! | Check out how I like to attack an image to create a complex selection of the sky...... READ MORE
TutVid | 03-05-2018 4:00 PM
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Product photography can be incredible, there are so many ways to bring out your creativity and express yourself through the way that you show off a product. Peter would talk about themes, textures, and props. Those three things usually yielded very good product photos. Now, watch this video and the sky will be the limit.You may also like: How to take your night shoots to the next level ... READ MORE
ISO 1200 | 03-03-2018 4:35 AM
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Show Promo ImageAdam Karnacz is a British pro known for his stunning nature and landscape photography. In this four-minute tutorial, he explains how to overcome two key challenges when shooting directly into the sun.Wed, 02/28/2018Ron Leach... READ MORE
Shutterbug | 02-28-2018 12:06 PM
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Understanding shape and form is one of the pillars of photography composition, and it can make even the most mundane objects appear to jump off that flat surface. Grab the object closest to you and run your fingers over the surface. Does the object have a texture? What about a...The post How to Make The Most of Line, Shape, and Form in Photography Composition appeared first on Expert Photography.... READ MORE
Expert Photography | 02-27-2018 5:00 AM
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CREATE POWERFUL AND PRECISE SELECTIONS WITH CHANNELS IN PHOTOSHOP! | Learn to use channels to your advantage in this Photoshop tutorial. In this Photoshop...... READ MORE
TutVid | 02-26-2018 4:00 PM
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Show Promo ImageWe’ve featured brief photo retouching tutorials in the past, each explaining one aspect of using Photoshop to adjust the colors of a photograph. In the powerful video below, Unmesh Dinda puts it all together in one place, with a comprehensive guide to color enhancement.Mon, 02/26/2018Ron Leach... READ MORE
Shutterbug | 02-26-2018 1:12 PM
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Being able to change colors in post can give you a lot of creative control and save a headache when shooting. One difficulty, however, is changing anything that's white. In this video, you'll learn you how to do that quickly and easily.[ Read More ]... READ MORE
FStoppers | 02-23-2018 6:04 AM
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Dustin Dolby from Workphlo is known for his product photography tutorials that give professional results without too much fancy gear. In his latest video, he shows you how to shoot small products using a $10 IKEA Melodi lamp. This time, you won’t need an IKEA lamp as a light source. Instead, it serves as a sort of […]The post DIY product photography hack with $10 IKEA lamp appeared first on DIY Photography. ... READ MORE
DIY Photography | 02-22-2018 8:40 AM
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