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Setting up for Great Landscape Pictures

Setting up for Great Landscape Pictures

Photographing landscapes is one of the most pleasurable kinds of photography. Not only do you have the chance to take beautiful pictures for your friends or office, but you can produce canvases, large prints, and even presents for people. How to take good landscapes depends on a few very significant things. The light you shoot […]

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The Potential Downside of Your Photos Going Viral

The Potential Downside of Your Photos Going Viral

Photojournalist Nina Berman wanted to bring more awareness to the “deep and lasting human cost of war,” shedding light on a topic that she felt many people were trying to hide. As a result, she photographed many, many veterans of war, including the deeply impactful photo featured in this story—that of a newlywed couple who […]

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How a Professional Photography Printing Lab Works

How a Professional Photography Printing Lab Works

If you’ve ever wondered how the inside of a high-end printing studio operates, Miller’s Lab – America’s largest professional printing lab – gives us just such an opportunity in this video from Chris Marquardt. Shannon Butler, Miller’s Press Department Lead, walks Marquardt (and us along with him) through the process of printing their many different products, […]

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New Deal: Photoshop Actions for 1-Click Photo Editing

New Deal: Photoshop Actions for 1-Click Photo Editing

The 135 Photoshop actions in this bundle were carefully crafted to make the lives of photographers easier – one-click, done! Make your Photoshop post-processing workflow a breeze and get a head start with our easy-to-use one-click Photoshop actions. We were able to negotiate an exclusive discount for our readers bringing the price down from $115 to just […]

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How to do Stop Motion Photography Like a Pro

How to do Stop Motion Photography Like a Pro

Stop motion is typically considered an animation technique. It involves physically manipulating your subject for each picture, so the object, idea, or person appears to move. While this technique has been used to create movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, it is also used for commercials, […]

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Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects to pose like trained models and or possesses any special artistic talent. Instead, Schoeller’s portraiture is successful because he conducts his photoshoots with three basic principles in mind: Make it easy […]

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10 Photography Mistakes to Avoid

10 Photography Mistakes to Avoid

Here are ten common photography mistakes to avoid to take your photos to the next level. Mistake #1: Combining Light & Shadow A good example of the mistake of combining light and shadow into photographs can be seen when family photos are taken outdoors. They might be in a really nice location, but the one […]

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How to Handle a White Background as a Studio Photographer

How to Handle a White Background as a Studio Photographer

Whether you’re producing photos for books, fashion catalogs, product pages, multimedia, or any other use, it’s important to understand how to capture a great photo on a pure white background. Although at first glance working with a pure white background may seem easy, that’s far from the case. While you may not be working on as […]

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9 HDR Photography Myths

9 HDR Photography Myths

HDR (high dynamic range) is a subject that gets a lot of attention, both positive and negative, within the photography community. Because the topic can be so polarizing it seems like there are many myths or misunderstandings surrounding HDR photography. In this article we’ll take a look at nine common myths and why they are […]

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Aurora HDR Pro + CameraBag Cinema at $100 Off

Aurora HDR Pro + CameraBag Cinema at $100 Off

The new Aurora HDR Pro Software has quickly reached half a million users! Aurora also recently secured an Editor’s Choice award for best new apps of 2015. It is a complete start-to-finish HDR toolkit, with revolutionary tone-mapping algorithms, one-click presets & powerful features. Aurora HDR combines everything we know about High Dynamic Range photography, and takes it light years further. Today they are […]

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