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Fall Photography Tips

Fall Photography Tips

Fall is upon us and that means it’s time to take some memorable foliage photos. The turning leaves create vibrant multicolor scenes that almost photograph themselves. The vivid gold, orange, green, and red colors provide many photographic possibilities, but it’s up to the photographer to capture and frame these elements into a pleasing piece of [...]

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How to Market Yourself Like a Famous Photographer

How to Market Yourself Like a Famous Photographer

It’s a conundrum all photographers, artists, and creative professionals face: How do you market yourself? In our world of social media, tweets, and “likes,” it can be hard to attract attention amongst all the competition. In a recent segment on his “The Art of Photography”, Ted Forbes offers some tips on self-promotion, drawing inspiration from two [...]

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Which Photoshop Image File Format Is Best?

Which Photoshop Image File Format Is Best?

For those of us who have Photoshop embedded into our post-processing workflow, it is hard to imagine a single day without the software. When Bryan O’Neil Hughes says, “I like to think of Photoshop as an imaging platform,” he is absolutely right. Photoshop’s extensive architecture allows it to open more than 500 proprietary RAW formats. [...]

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Timelapse: Watch an Amish Barn Raising in Under 4 Minutes

Timelapse: Watch an Amish Barn Raising in Under 4 Minutes

In a certain era, especially on the American frontier in the 18th and 19th centuries, barn raisings were quite an event. Communities would gather to help a fellow farmer tackle the formidable task of building or re-building a barn. Making a day of it, there would be food, friendly competition, and plenty of hard work. This [...]

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New: Before/After Black & White Photo Editing Tutorials

New: Before/After Black & White Photo Editing Tutorials

Black and white processing can put the focus on a powerful expression or standout composition in a way that color just can’t. But editing in black and white requires a different approach from editing in color. And that’s where this new tutorial course comes in. You’ll get to watch the transformation of 10 images from various [...]

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Super Close Drone Camera View of Volcanic Eruption

Super Close Drone Camera View of Volcanic Eruption

With today’s continually advancing camera equipment, from GoPro cameras to quadcopters that fly the cameras over nearly any landscape we can imagine, photographers are able to capture some truly amazing footage. Here, DJI takes us to the remote wilderness of Iceland, where they safely film a violently erupting volcano using a drone camera: Eric Cheng [...]

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Landscape Photography Tips to Stay Inspired

Landscape Photography Tips to Stay Inspired

Capturing a really great landscape shot requires skill and creativity, but you also need to be able to accept failure and move on from it. In this video, landscape photographer Robert Rodriguez Jr. talks about the unpredictable Mother Nature and offers up a few tips to stay motivated, inspired and willing to experiment: Rodriguez explains [...]

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Astrophotography: Telescope Photography Tips

Astrophotography: Telescope Photography Tips

Most people love to gaze up at the night sky and enjoy the beautiful light show that nature provides; the stars, galaxies and constellations seem so close. It’s fun to imagine what earth was like millions of years ago when light from distant stars left on its journey through the universe, never stopping or slowing [...]

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Would You Brave This Sea of Stringrays to Get a Photo?

Would You Brave This Sea of Stringrays to Get a Photo?

Twice a year, a species of golden stingray, called the cownose ray, migrates to warmer waters in the Gulf of Mexico. The beautiful golden creatures travel in schools of up to 10,000 rays, their yellow skin glistening in the water along the way. A few lucky photographers have had the opportunity to witness the mass migrations, [...]

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Fantasy Studio Portrait Tutorial

Fantasy Studio Portrait Tutorial

How do you create a stylized shot of a girl with an umbrella in hand being blown by the wind? To make matters a bit more challenging, how do you create such a shot in a studio environment? This interesting video tutorial takes you step-by-step to show how it can be done: The video takes [...]

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