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Forced Perspective Photography: How it Works

Forced Perspective Photography: How it Works

Have you ever seen a picture of the sun or moon balanced between a person’s thumb and forefinger? How about a tourist’s snapshot of the Leaning Tower of Pisa being “pushed” over? As John Hess of FilmmakerIQ.com explains, what you’re seeing in those instances is known as forced perspective. And it’s not just good for novelty […]

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Creating Illusions of Other Scenes in a Home Photo Studio

Creating Illusions of Other Scenes in a Home Photo Studio

Frustrated with your studio’s lack of space? Turn things around and start thinking big! Photographer Gavin Hoey demonstrates that a little bit of creativity and technique can transform even the smallest room into a grand production: In this step-by-step guide, we’ll be going over just what Hoey had to do in order to bring this fanciful […]

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Tutorial: Commercial Quality Product Photography

Tutorial: Commercial Quality Product Photography

To the untrained eye, product photography is clean and uncomplicated. However, there’s always a bit more to anything than initially meets the eye. Even a five second product shot in an advertisement can take hours of planning and preparation. To give you an idea of the sheer amount of time and creative energy that goes […]

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Romantic Glow Photoshop Tutorial

Romantic Glow Photoshop Tutorial

Looking to add a little magic to your photos? With a little help from Photoshop, it’s possible with just a few clicks. In the following tutorial, PhotoshopCAFE founder Colin Smith takes viewers step by step on how to apply a “glowing” effect guaranteed to bring some life to any image: Whether you’re looking to apply […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Boston Harbor at Dusk

Interesting Photo of the Day: Boston Harbor at Dusk

New England photographer Matt MacPherson spends his days exploring landscapes and cityscapes, and a quick look at his work makes it seem as if he’s seen all that there is to see. In his travels across the United States, he’s managed to visit just about every state. His camera has captured the gaping canyons of the southwest, the […]

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How to Stack Sequential Action Shots in Photoshop

How to Stack Sequential Action Shots in Photoshop

Because photography is a stationary medium, one of the most difficult challenges any photographer faces is that of conveying movement. Through years of experimentation, people have come up with a variety of techniques attempting to tackle this issue. Chances are, you’ve seen prolonged exposures used to show time’s progression. But photographer Tony Northrup‘s approach offers something […]

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How to Express Portrait Emotion with Light

How to Express Portrait Emotion with Light

“The worst thing an artist can get is indifference,” claims veteran photographer Jay P Morgan. Most photographers share this sentiment. Ideally, you want your images to evoke some sort of emotion or idea. But it’s not immediately obvious how to go about creating the intangible in a single, still photograph. You may not be surprised to learn that […]

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A Step-by-Step Studio Guide to Product Photography

A Step-by-Step Studio Guide to Product Photography

Clients across the globe are constantly seeking out skilled photographers to entice potential customers. However, it can be difficult for a photographer to know where to begin when stepping into the world of advertising. If you’re one of the countless individuals seeking photographic guidance, you’re in luck. Fstoppers contributor Brian Rogers, Jr. provides an in-depth look on […]

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How to Spotlight Your Subject with a Radial Gradient

How to Spotlight Your Subject with a Radial Gradient

Have you been taking advantage of Photoshop’s radial gradient tool? Though it may not sound like much, it’s actually one of the most effective tools image makers have at their disposal to “direct traffic” for their viewers. Blake Rudis of the f/64 Academy explains: So why do photographers love to use the radial gradient tool? In short, […]

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8 Ways to Step Up Your Fall & Autumn Photography

8 Ways to Step Up Your Fall & Autumn Photography

It’s easy enough to make a pretty autumn image. With cascades of color overtaking the foliage, the time of year simply lends itself to beauty. Unfortunately, a pretty picture often isn’t enough to stand out. The secret to getting a photograph that truly wows audiences is by trying out different strategies. Photographer Nigel Danson shares a few […]

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