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Photoshop Basics for Beginners

Photoshop Basics for Beginners

Photoshop is the most definitive software for photographers. But beginner users often find themselves intimidated by all of its features. In this video, Aaron Nace takes us on a step-by-step tutorial to show us how to use Photoshop’s most popular tools: Keyboard Shortcuts It is extremely important to know keyboard shortcuts for the most often [...]

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Updated: Sunset & Sunrise Photography eBook at 50% Off

Updated: Sunset & Sunrise Photography eBook at 50% Off

As the sun nears the horizon – either at sunset or at sunrise – the light begins to dramatically transform the landscape before you. To capture this kind of light requires some skilled knowledge to overcome the limitations of your camera. That is what this eBook is for – a detailed guide on how to successfully translate what your eyes see during one of the most challenging times of day to photograph.

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How to Nail Your Focus for Sharp Landscape Photos Every Time

How to Nail Your Focus for Sharp Landscape Photos Every Time

If you’ve ever been disappointed in the focus of your landscape photos or have wondered why some parts of your photo are “soft” even though you think you have the right aperture setting, you might want to consider using Live View. In Live View, you can check to make sure you’ve got the right focus [...]

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Behind the Scenes of a Magical Ultraviolet Bodypaint Photoshoot

Behind the Scenes of a Magical Ultraviolet Bodypaint Photoshoot

Ben Von Wong has earned himself the title of being one of the leading epic photographers in the business with his insanely wicked fire photoshoots and underwater adventures. In his latest video, he takes us on set as he explores the challenges of photographing ultraviolet body paint: One of the main challenges Von Wong talks [...]

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How to Use Photoshop CC’s New Blur Gallery

How to Use Photoshop CC’s New Blur Gallery

As Adobe continues to add new features to Photoshop CC, subscribers are reaping the benefits. In the 2014 updates, we see an updated blur gallery that can be pretty handy to adding artistic blurs to images giving them a creative look. Join Aaron Nace as he explores the new blur functions and gives us an [...]

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Finding Fresh Angles to Shoot From in Photography

Finding Fresh Angles to Shoot From in Photography

How on earth do you find a fresh angle to shoot from when they’ve all been taken? That’s not what I mean. I do not mean discovering a new angle but using new angles you don’t usually shoot from. By changing your angles you’ll add a whole new dimension to your photography. The question I [...]

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5 Reasons Why Photography Businesses Fail (and How to Prevent Them)

5 Reasons Why Photography Businesses Fail (and How to Prevent Them)

Running a photography business into the ground is pretty easy to do with all the expensive equipment, travel, and studio space that many new photographers think they need to be successful. The truth is, there’s a lot more to being successful in the photography industry than having pricey gear or even taking top notch images. [...]

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Tips for Capturing Real Smiles in Your Portraits

Tips for Capturing Real Smiles in Your Portraits

Part of being a portrait photographer is being able to coach your subjects and get them to give you authentic smiles. When working with subjects who are not professional models, it can be really tricky to extract a smile from the subject that doesn’t look forced or fake. Fortunately, Tamara Lackey is here to deliver [...]

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Watch Out Matrix, Here Comes Pinhole Camera Bullet Time

Watch Out Matrix, Here Comes Pinhole Camera Bullet Time

“Bullet time” is a visual effect where action is slowed down so much that even the most miniscule of movements can be photographed. The term was first coined by the makers of the movie The Matrix to describe their filming of the bullets flying through the air. Simulating the effect using 360 degree rigs and [...]

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5 Lighting Tips to Improve Your Photography

5 Lighting Tips to Improve Your Photography

Photography is all about playing with light and shadows. The way you illuminate your subject will decide your results. Using the right photographic technique can certainly make a lot of difference in your photographs. Even if you’re not a professional photographer and you only use your camera on weekends, you still want to take best [...]

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