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Donut Selfie Tutorial

Donut Selfie Tutorial

Tired of the same old selfies? Karen Cheng offers a new take on the self-portrait by creating a “donut selfie” video montage with an iPhone in the following video: Wondering how she did it? In the following video, Cheng provides an easy-to-follow tutorial: Tips for Making a Donut Selfie Video The basic concept here is [...]

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Flawless Image Definition: Topaz Clarity at 25% Off

Flawless Image Definition: Topaz Clarity at 25% Off

The intelligent contrast adjustment tool Clarity, which works with Photoshop, Lightroom and many other programs, is designed to help you create compelling and powerful images by enhancing contrast and clarity without artifacts or halos. It can manipulate your micro, mid-tone and overall contrast while maintaining the “natural feeling” that is best to keep for realistic results. It is [...]

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Boston Layer-Lapse is the First Timelapse Sequence of Its Kind

Boston Layer-Lapse is the First Timelapse Sequence of Its Kind

It’s been a long time since a truly revolutionary innovation has made its way into the world of timelapse, but now, with this new video from photographer Julian Tryba, something new and truly stunning may have just been born. Calling his video a “layer-lapse” of Boston, Tryba has possibly provided us with one of the biggest [...]

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How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

How to Create Creamy Black & White Images in Lightroom

Don’t let your black and white images fall flat. Bring out the true beauty of your photographs by adding vibrancy and creamy tones. Zach & Jody show us how a few quick fixes in Lightroom can make your images sing: In some cases, turning down your saturation may leave you with a nice black and [...]

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You Are Here: Stunning Images of Earth from Space

You Are Here: Stunning Images of Earth from Space

We are here. On Earth. And just when we thought we’d finally comprehended the beauty of this planet, she throws another astonishing surprise our way. Colonel Chris Hadfield, one of the most accomplished astronauts in history, has taken thousands of astounding pictures from the space station during his missions and compiled them into a visually stunning [...]

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What Makes a Great Photograph?

What Makes a Great Photograph?

I’m sure this article will be controversial. I mean, after all, how do you objectively characterize what makes a good photograph? It’s not like marking a mathematics paper, where there is always a right or wrong answer. Photography, much like any other art form, is very subjective. That said, I do believe that there are [...]

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5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

5 Advanced Tips for Street Photography

This article is written by James Maher – author of the popular in-depth guide for aspiring street photographers (discount code picturecorrect): Essentials of Street Photography So you know how to read the light and capture a sharp shot. You’re confident in your compositions. You’re not afraid to capture people candidly. You’ve found that this is [...]

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Photo Composition Basics: What You Need to Learn

Photo Composition Basics: What You Need to Learn

One of the most important things a photographer can carry in his bag is a firm understanding of the basic elements of photography. A picture is not just a piece of photo paper but the result of thousands of tiny variables coming together all at once. Understanding these different elements and how you can use [...]

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Timelapse: Dawn to Dusk in the City of Angels

Timelapse: Dawn to Dusk in the City of Angels

In his latest timelapse project, “Angel City,” photographer and filmmaker Gavin Heffernan has captured the grit and speed of life in Los Angeles, taking advantage of the illumination of a supermoon to capture some well-lit night shots: “The light of the latest ‘Supermoon’ provided incredible extra definition in the darks of the city panoramas, while also giving some [...]

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How to Create Believable Photo Composites

How to Create Believable Photo Composites

Ever wondered how some of the stellar fantasy art is done or wished you could convincingly add or replace something in an image? The secret is in producing photo composites, but creating a believable sense of depth often seems easier said than done. Luckily, the solutions aren’t as tricky as they may seem. For starters, [...]

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