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Watch Product Photography Techniques in Studio

Watch Product Photography Techniques in Studio

With multiple light setups and specialized equipment, product photography can seem daunting and complicated. It doesn’t have to be like that, as Dustin Dolby shows us in this useful video: Using a kit lens, a striplight softbox and an ordinary Yongnuo speedlight, Dolby talks us through the process he uses to create a really nice […]

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Taking Apart a Canon 1DX Camera

Taking Apart a Canon 1DX Camera

When Peter McKinnon went out one day to create a vlog with his Canon 1DX Mark II camera, he discovered that the cable for his microphone had snapped due to the rough journey on his ATV. Not only had it snapped, but the entire internal housing on the mic input was cracked and damaged. Canon kindly […]

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Tips for Working with Animals On Set

Tips for Working with Animals On Set

There’s an old saying in the entertainment business: “Never work with children or animals.” But someone’s got to do it, right? You can capture amazing animal shots with a bit of know-how from The Slanted Lens. Jay P Morgan has worked with all kinds of animals, from dangerous predators to dogs, cats, and even a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Earthshine

Interesting Photo of the Day: Earthshine

So many photos of a total eclipse just have the moon as a silhouette, but in this amazing image by photographer Navid Baraty you can actually see details on the surface of the moon: This is not a single image, but a composite of 12 images. Baraty took the images in Madras, Oregon at the […]

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Essential Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Essential Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Do you find that switching from one tool or process to another in Photoshop is tedious and time consuming? Have you ever wished there was a quicker way of doing things? There is! Photographer Brian Rodgers Jr. has teamed up with Fstoppers to create this handy guide to some of the most used shortcuts in […]

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Lomo Effect Tutorial in Lightroom

Lomo Effect Tutorial in Lightroom

The signature look from an old Russian film camera called a Lomo LC-A is blurry edges, a sharp center, very saturated colors, and lots of vignetting. Even if you don’t own a Lomo camera, you can achieve this iconic look. Aaron Nace teaches you how to take an image and add a cool Lomo effect to […]

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Portrait Lenses: Breaking the Rules

Portrait Lenses: Breaking the Rules

Photography tutorials drill certain rules into our heads. But rules are made to be broken, right? Here, we learn how to take the traditional rules of using certain lenses only for certain things, and throw them out the window: Mango Street shows us that you’re not constrained to only using 50mm or 85mm lenses for portraiture or wide […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Drone Selfie at the Beach

Interesting Photo of the Day: Drone Selfie at the Beach

This photo of the coastline on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia is amazing! Landscape photographer Alex Wise is the small figure on the beach, and he took this high-altitude selfie using a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone. His tiny figure gives a sense of scale to the shot, and the line of footprints in the […]

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Scary Studio Portrait Photo Techniques for Halloween

Scary Studio Portrait Photo Techniques for Halloween

Have you ever wanted to do a spooky shoot in your home studio, but weren’t quite sure how to go about it? What better way to prepare for Halloween than to learn how to turn your home studio into a sinister forest with a little bit of lighting magic and some smoke to really create […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: A Meadow of Flowers on Mount St. Helens

Interesting Photo of the Day: A Meadow of Flowers on Mount St. Helens

A carpet of brightly-colored flowers leads the eye toward the solitary tree, and the sun setting behind it on the Boundary Trail, Johnson Ridge Observatory, Mount St. Helens. Photographer Cody Wilson says he originally walked past this scene in his search for the perfect image. He wanted a shot with flowers in the foreground and […]

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