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How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography

How to Add Smoke Effects to Product Photography

You may be surprised by some of the creative techniques that photographers dream up to get a stand-out shot. In the following short, artist Max Bridge shows off an aqueous technique that he’s perfected to bring a supernatural feel to even the most banal subject matter: You may have seen this effect pulled off in films like […]

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Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors

Tips for Bringing Artificial Photo Lighting Outdoors

Despite the power light has over an image, many photographers are a bit hesitant to work with artificial sources. After all, it’s much easier and less intimidating to simply use what the sun has to offer. And often times, available light on its own is beautiful. However, as photographer Gavin Hoey from Adorama explains, playing it safe won’t […]

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7 Important Learnings from a Landscape Photographer

7 Important Learnings from a Landscape Photographer

Lisbon-based photographer Andy Mumford has years of experience showing his work in galleries and teaching workshops. As a result, he’s spent countless hours contemplating landscape photography. Through his successes and failures, he’s narrowed down the essentials of the genre and has shared his findings with aspiring artists worldwide: Some of Mumford’s most important points boil down to […]

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How to Modify Photo Lighting with Flags, Nets, and Silks

How to Modify Photo Lighting with Flags, Nets, and Silks

Flags and nets aren’t just for use outdoors. They can be indispensable tools for just about any studio photographer. When used correctly, flags can shape, manipulate, and direct light with the utmost precision. So tune in and start taking notes as photographer Jay P. Morgan goes over the basics of these underutilized tools: > There are three […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Into the Heart of a Glacier

Interesting Photo of the Day: Into the Heart of a Glacier

Who knew that the world could look so beautiful through thick sheets of ice? Looking from the inside out, Belgian photographer Jean-Francois Chaubard delved deep into an icy corridor to capture this incredible scene: Iceland has become a must-see destination for adventurers and artists around the world. The dramatic landscape above illustrates the magic those visitors believe […]

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Photographer Makes a Camera Lens with Ice from an Iceberg

Photographer Makes a Camera Lens with Ice from an Iceberg

How far would you go to make a photograph? For Mathieu Stern, the answer lies at the most remote ends of the earth. Over two years ago, a crazy idea struck the young artist. If glass is capable of focusing light, he thought, could ice do the same? An experimenter by nature, Stern became determined to test […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Twilight Snowstorm on the Streets of Boston

Interesting Photo of the Day: Twilight Snowstorm on the Streets of Boston

Because it’s one of the oldest cities in the United States, walking through the streets of Boston can sometimes feel like taking a step into the past. Even with neon signs and streetlights illuminating the streets, it’s easy to lose yourself among the brownstones while reminiscing about the area’s storied past. While doing just that […]

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Christmas Tree Zoom Photography Trick

Christmas Tree Zoom Photography Trick

Looking to get in the holiday spirit? This starburst zoom trick shared by photographer Chelsea Northrup will make your festive family photos in front of the tree more interesting than ever: No, Northrup wasn’t forced to rig her living room up with industrial-grade lights to get this breathtaking image. All it takes to pull off this technique […]

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Quick Tips for Holiday Portraits and Christmas Family Photos

Quick Tips for Holiday Portraits and Christmas Family Photos

The end of the year brings with it one of the busiest times of year for portrait photographers. For Christmas cards and photo albums alike, many families use the holidays as an opportunity to get their pictures taken with their loved ones. How can you make the most of the season as a photographer? David […]

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High Speed Photography Techniques with a Smartphone Camera

High Speed Photography Techniques with a Smartphone Camera

High speed photography is dynamic, captivating, and a lot easier to pull off than you may think. All it takes to get awesome shots that freeze motion is some patience and a smartphone: Before we get too far, there are a few things you can do to ensure you get the best results possible: Supplementary […]

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