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Interesting Photo of the Day: Is This What Mars Looks Like?

Interesting Photo of the Day: Is This What Mars Looks Like?

NASA’s Mars program may be decades away from actually sending a manned mission, and all those fancy vacation plans on the red planet may just be too premature. But we can still have a sneak peek into what it might actually look like to stand on the surface of the fourth planet from the Sun. Well, […]

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How to Work With Wide Angle Lens Distortion

How to Work With Wide Angle Lens Distortion

Distortion happens with both telephoto and wide angle lenses, though the actual type of distortion is different for different focal lengths. You know when an image is distorted, because it’s either skewed out of shape or gives an unreal perspective. In this video demonstrates how distortion affects photos shot with wide angle lenses: Barrel Distortion There […]

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How to Direct a Viewer’s Eyes in Photography

How to Direct a Viewer’s Eyes in Photography

How do you lead your viewer to your intended subect in an image? Photographers often make the cardinal mistake of using props or asking the model to wear something really bright. Or when shooting landscapes, exposing for the ground rather than the sky. David Bergman from Adorama explains how to make sure your viewer looks […]

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5 Ways to Use a Beauty Dish for Portrait Lighting

5 Ways to Use a Beauty Dish for Portrait Lighting

A beauty dish is a portrait photographer’s quintessential lighting tool. Most photographers use a beauty dish in just one or two different ways to enhance skin texture. But it’s a much more versatile tool than you might realize. Miguel Quiles demonstrates five different ways you can use a beauty dish: 1. Clamshell Without Diffusion To […]

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Tips for Using Smoke Grenades in Photography

Tips for Using Smoke Grenades in Photography

Smoke grenades can be useful for more than just producing, well, a lot of smoke. They can be fun props to use for a special type of photography. Rob & Jonas initiate you to the exciting world of smoke grenade photography: Smoke Grenades Smoke grenades cost 6-8 dollars each. You need about eight of them […]

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Light Painting Spirographs Tutorial

Light Painting Spirographs Tutorial

Spirographs are surprisingly easy to create and the results can be pretty spectacular. Spirals, ovals, straight bouncing lines with a myriad of colors—there’s no limit to what you can do with a little bit of imagination. This technique, as explained by Jason D. Page, is all about standard light painting using the bulb mode on your camera with […]

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4 Reasons to Bring Your Tripod When You Travel

4 Reasons to Bring Your Tripod When You Travel

International flights have strict baggage limitations. Anything over and above and you have to pay extra. It is thus imperative for a traveler to pack carefully to stay within the limits set by airlines. But why are we even talking about something unrelated to photography? Because, baggage regulations severely limit what photography equipment you can […]

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How to Add Light Rays to Your Photos in Photoshop

How to Add Light Rays to Your Photos in Photoshop

The power of Photoshop to transform an image is undeniable. In this video, Aaron Nace demonstrates a simple technique for adding sun rays to your images. Please note, this technique will only work if your image has the sun visible in it: How to Add Sun Rays with Photoshop Import the image into Photoshop and create a […]

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How to Capture Dramatic Portraits in a Plain Studio

How to Capture Dramatic Portraits in a Plain Studio

Don’t let a small working space hold you back and or stifle your creativity. There are plenty of photographers out there who are producing quality work in studios no bigger than a few feet by a few feet. In this video, Patrick from Fstoppers demonstrates how you can build a professional quality studio setup in […]

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How to Get Started with Product Photography

How to Get Started with Product Photography

Peter McKinnon, a professional product photographer, often receives products in the mail from his customers, who ask him to take photos. His love for textures and the use of odd props is what make his images come together and stand apart from the crowd: Themes, Textures, and Props When deciding how to photograph your product, […]

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