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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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The Cutest Animal Family Portraits You’ve Ever Seen

The Cutest Animal Family Portraits You’ve Ever Seen

Sometimes we humans think of ourselves as alone in the universe—there’s no one and nothing else that feels the way we do. Funny thing is, it’s a lot less true than we think. Check out this album of “family portraits” and see if it doesn’t pull on your heartstrings a little: Most of us who [...]

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5 Tips for Becoming More Instinctive With Portrait Photography

5 Tips for Becoming More Instinctive With Portrait Photography

Quick Reminder: Only a little while left in the launch sale on Portraits – After the Shot The main challenge with portrait photography is, without a doubt, producing a portrait that does not leave the subject looking rigid, anxious, or just simply uncomfortable. A portrait photographer must gain his or her subject’s trust to help [...]

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How to Capture Starbursts in Your Photos

How to Capture Starbursts in Your Photos

Starbursts render a magical effect in landscape compositions, especially when the technique is done correctly. A lot of photographers capture starbursts accidentally, but if you know the exact process, you can recreate the magic at will. In this video, John Greengo describes the trick behind the effect and how to control and enhance it for [...]

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How to Annoy a Wildlife Photographer

How to Annoy a Wildlife Photographer

It’s a fine day and you’re enjoying what you love: photographing wildlife. Then out of the blue, someone drops in to spoil your day. With an endless barrage of ridiculous questions and remarks that fluctuate between the mundane and the obnoxious, the pretentious nature lover manages to kill your appetite for good photography. You’re saved [...]

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Photoshop Tutorial: Selective Color Manipulation

Photoshop Tutorial: Selective Color Manipulation

In this video, Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to use selective coloring in your photos using Photoshop: Most people who have a bit of knowledge of using Photoshop know about the Hue/Saturation tool and might think selective color is easy. But try doing this quickly on a selective area of the photo and you might [...]

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The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet

The Manual Photographer’s Cheat Sheet

Film photography may seem like a relic of the past, but it’s gaining increasing popularity lately. And many photographers claim it’s still the best way to really learn the technical ins and outs of cameras. But it can seem complicated to those of us who are used to our digital cameras’ semi-automatic modes. Whether you’re [...]

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5 Day Deal on a Large Photography Product Bundle

5 Day Deal on a Large Photography Product Bundle

The Complete Photography Bundle II includes 22 contributing photographers and companies, with a total of 39 products. Total value of over $2000. It will be sold at $89 for 5 days only ending at noon on October 20. Found here: The 5 Day Photography Deal This bundle includes products to improve photography in all genres; from [...]

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How to Get a Photography Gig With Your Favorite Brand

How to Get a Photography Gig With Your Favorite Brand

In this video, photographer Marcus Smith shares an important piece of advice, something that you may have heard somewhere before and something that may just propel you to focus more on what you love to do, because at the end of the day that’s what the people you want to work with want to see [...]

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