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Watch the Painstaking Process Behind a Product Photoshoot

Watch the Painstaking Process Behind a Product Photoshoot

Ever wonder what kind of work goes into creating those glossy commercial photos that are often found as advertisements in magazines? As you’d suspect, there’s more to it than just snapping a couple photos of a product and calling it a day. As Rob Grimm shows us in the video below, there is a lot [...]

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Ways to Improve Your Wildlife Photography Composition

Ways to Improve Your Wildlife Photography Composition

Composition in nature photography comes easy to some, but many new photographers struggle to find their balance. This is especially true where wildlife is concerned. There is a bit of false wisdom that says: “You should never put your animal right in the middle of the photo–only to the left or the right.” This is [...]

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Short Film Highlights the Profound Dedication of Professional Photographers

Short Film Highlights the Profound Dedication of Professional Photographers

Robert Beck, Sports Illustrated staffer, caught the photo bug in his twenties. George Karbus, premier outdoor photographer, dolphin whisperer. Dave Black, Nikon Ambassador, lightpainting master. What do these three professional photographers have in common? They are each deeply and profoundly passionate about photography, even moved to tears by the power of a great picture. In [...]

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How to Build a DIY LED Lighting Setup for Photographing Still Life

How to Build a DIY LED Lighting Setup for Photographing Still Life

Professional commercial photographer Alex Koloskov has made an insightful video outlining some of the advantages of a DIY light setup. He demonstrates how you can build your own setup using LED light bulbs that are readily available in many stores for a fraction of the price of dedicated photography lights. He even gives an in-depth [...]

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A Smarter Way to High Pass Sharpen in Photoshop

A Smarter Way to High Pass Sharpen in Photoshop

High pass sharpening has been one of Photoshop’s most commonly used filters by professional photographers. But Michael Woloszynowicz noticed some problems with the traditional method—namely, an unnatural white outline and awkward lighting around the eyes, where colors contrast. Here’s his solution: Woloszynowicz’s video is very technical and may be confusing for some, but professionals and semi-professionals [...]

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Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Action Photography: The Tips You Should Use

Getting great photographs of the world in motion is a difficult task. More than any other kind of photography, action photography demands lightning-quick reflexes, a solid foundation in composition and other photo elements, and a little bit of luck. That being said, anyone can learn to take great action shots if they’re willing to commit [...]

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6 Expert Tips for Ski Photography

6 Expert Tips for Ski Photography

Ski photography is a dangerous game—there’s snow flying everywhere and skiers shooting past you, and through the chaos you need to be ready to capture every moment while your subject is zooming down a mountain. You can’t ask them to turn back and try again, because that will take at least 10 minutes of waiting [...]

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How to Set Up a Home Studio on a Budget

How to Set Up a Home Studio on a Budget

Photography is an equipment-intensive hobby. Purchasing all the equipment you need to set up a professional studio setting is beyond the budget for many of amateur photographers. Luckily, Jay P. Morgan has put together a great video that shows us how we can build a few of the necessary items surprisingly easily and, most importantly, [...]

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New: How to Shoot Portraits Mixing Natural & Artificial Light

New: How to Shoot Portraits Mixing Natural & Artificial Light

In a perfect world, photographers would find ideal available light at every portrait shoot. In reality, there are situations when the time of day, weather conditions, or poorly-lit locations call for additional light. That’s where this eBook on adding flash to daylight, comes in. We were able to arrange a 30% discount for PictureCorrect readers until [...]

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Amazing Hubble Telescope Zoom of Spiral Galaxy

Amazing Hubble Telescope Zoom of Spiral Galaxy

NASA releases pretty amazing images for astrophiles to enjoy and study, and the image below of the spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 is one of those gems. In the vertiginous video below, you can watch as the image spins and zooms deep into space, eventually revealing the runaway spiral galaxy which is over 200 million light [...]

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