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How to Take Corporate and Business Portrait Photography

How to Take Corporate and Business Portrait Photography

Related reminder: only a few days left in the popular deal on 1-Click Portrait Editing Presets Corporate and business portrait photography is a profitable niche that many professional photographers strive to become known for. Businesses constantly need portraits of executives for annual reports, websites, and correspondence. One of the best ways to add personality to a company’s […]

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Color Perception and How it Might Apply to Photography

Color Perception and How it Might Apply to Photography

Our perceptions of world are unique in two ways. First of all they are unique from the perceptions of others. Although two people might agree that something is “fun” they don’t experience “fun” in the exact same way as each other. The second way it’s unique is that, unlike the physical things and forces that […]

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How to Create Custom Bokeh Shapes in Your Photos

How to Create Custom Bokeh Shapes in Your Photos

Bokeh, or the quality of the out of focus area in a photograph is an easy way to add interest to your images. By making a bokeh filter for your camera, you can have more control of your photograph by giving the out of focus lights in the image almost any shape that you wish. […]

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Butterfly Pictures: How to Capture Them

Butterfly Pictures: How to Capture Them

What else do you know that can compare to the magnificent colors you see when you look through your camera lens at a butterfly? Maybe a butterfly sitting on a beautiful brilliant flower. It doesn’t get any prettier than that. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden with flowers that attract these winged beauties, […]

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Amazing Photography Rube Goldberg Machine

Amazing Photography Rube Goldberg Machine

Though many of you may have heard of or even seen a Rube Goldberg machine, you may not be familiar with the term. Ever seen one of those videos that starts out with a line of dominoes falling that hits a ball which in turn triggers a fan which then makes a hammer smash something? […]

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How to Use Focus Stacking for Tack Sharp Photographs

How to Use Focus Stacking for Tack Sharp Photographs

Due to limitations of our lenses, getting tack sharp exposures in which the foreground and background are both in perfect focus can sometimes be difficult. Fortunately, the clever folks behind Adobe Photoshop have implemented a very helpful tool into the popular image editing software. Using Photoshop’s stacking tool allows you to stack multiple images into […]

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New: Mastering Architecture & Real Estate Photography at 50% Off

New: Mastering Architecture & Real Estate Photography at 50% Off

The market for skilled real estate photographers is expanding rapidy. In this age of Airbnb and sellers bypassing agents, everyone is looking for a photographer to make their online listings look better. Business is rebounding in commercial and residential construction. Home builders, property managers, construction companies, hospitals, retirement communities, manufacturing facilities, magazines, and corporations all have a use for […]

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9 Essential Composition Rules for New Photographers

9 Essential Composition Rules for New Photographers

Rules are meant to be broken, and that definitely applies to photography. It’s all about being yourself and showing your own personal style through imagery. But, you have to know the rules first before you can break them. And, in the case of composition, there are some rules that should be followed—at least sometimes. Here, COOPH […]

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Tips for Post-Processing Your Constellation Photos

Tips for Post-Processing Your Constellation Photos

Digital photography is a boon for amateur star photographers. It was next to impossible to capture and then post-process details in film the same way it’s possible in digital. Certainly Lightroom and Photoshop do come into the picture, making it possible for even beginners to create stunningly beautiful compositions of the night sky, but the […]

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How to Use Survey Mode in Adobe Lightroom

How to Use Survey Mode in Adobe Lightroom

People usually think of Photoshop as the number one photo editing software out there, but Lightroom is, in my opinion, a close contender for the title. At least for me, Lightroom has proven time and time again to be a great utility, and if you know how to use it correctly it can work wonders. […]

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