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A Simple Guide to Creating HDR Images in Photoshop

A Simple Guide to Creating HDR Images in Photoshop

HDR, or high-dynamic range, photographs have become very trendy—especially among photographers who enjoy creating surreal effects in their images. However, this technique can be used for photo-realism to combine multiple exposures into the ideal image. This video explains the step-by-step process necessary to create HDR images using Photoshop: Creating HDR Images Using Photoshop Huges recommends […]

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How to Shoot Hand-Held Photos at Low Shutter Speeds

How to Shoot Hand-Held Photos at Low Shutter Speeds

Holding a camera seems like a no-brainer, right? If you’re just grabbing the grip and snapping shots on your DSLR, you might not be getting the best possible shots–especially in low-light conditions. In this back-to-basics video, photographer Karl Taylor explains the correct way to hold your camera in order to take the best photos when […]

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Tips for Creating Dynamic, High-Impact Photographs

Tips for Creating Dynamic, High-Impact Photographs

As photographers, we are always looking for ways to stretch our creative limits. We want to create the most amazing photos possible, but sometimes we lack the motivation. In her lecture “From Static to Dynamic: Creating Photographs with Impact,” This video teaches us how to tap into our creativity, develop a creative vision, and implement a […]

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Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone as a Photographer

Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone as a Photographer

New York-based photojournalist Amy Toensing is known for her amazing aptitude to tell people’s intimate stories through images. As a regular contributor to National Geographic, Toensing travels the world to meet people and experience their culture. In this video, she explains that as a photographer, you have to be able to humble yourself and step […]

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DIY Photo Covered Coffee Table

DIY Photo Covered Coffee Table

Family photos or vacation pictures make excellent gifts as canvas prints, framed artwork, or greeting cards. But, what photo gifts can you give your friends and family once you’ve exhausted the usual options? Canon has collaborated with “A Beautiful Mess” blogger sisters, Elsie and Emma, to create DIY projects using your favorite photos. In this short […]

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How to Improve Your Sunny Day Photography with Speedlights

How to Improve Your Sunny Day Photography with Speedlights

You know the scenario: a nice, naturally-lit, mid-day photo shoot goes awry when you see your subject squinting with awful shadows cast across his face. What do you do? Photographer Jay P. Morgan ran into this challenge when shooting promotional photos for world-famous trick roper Will Roberts. The obstacles he encountered on this shoot included: shooting in […]

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Colbert Mocks Amazon’s Outrageous Studio Photography Patent

Colbert Mocks Amazon’s Outrageous Studio Photography Patent

The United States Patent Office (USPTO) gave the thumbs-up to some doozies of inventions over the past 224 years. Sure, I can get behind the creations that made our everyday lives easier, like the wheel or the light bulb, but trying to patent a stick as an “animal toy” or stamp rights on “the method […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Oklahoma Supercell

Interesting Photo of the Day: Oklahoma Supercell

Storm chaser and weather enthusiast Brandon Goforth has been following severe weather since 2000. It’s not shocking that he hails from a state known for super storms and tornadoes–Oklahoma. Along with Chris Sanner, Josh Ward, Brandon Sullivan, and Brett Wright, Goforth chases storms with the intent of capturing powerful images on video and film. Goforth captured […]

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How to Keep Your Subject in Focus When Shooting Long Exposure Photography

How to Keep Your Subject in Focus When Shooting Long Exposure Photography

Have you ever taken a long exposure at dusk only to find you snapped a shot filled with amazing light trails and a blurry subject? Most photographers agree this can be a tricky scene to shoot, especially if you’re trying to keep a main subject in focus and shoot without a tripod. Photographer Joe McNally […]

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How to Make and Use a “Zebra M Flag” for Flawless Product Photography

How to Make and Use a “Zebra M Flag” for Flawless Product Photography

Product photography may seem simple; you’re just taking pictures of stationary objects. However, this can be one of the most challenging forms of commercial photography if you don’t have the proper lighting. According to Nikonian Academy Director Andrew Boey, one of the toughest objects to photograph is a transparent bottle of perfume with a reflective […]

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