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7 Clever Smartphone Photography Tricks

7 Clever Smartphone Photography Tricks

With our deal on iPhone Photo Academy ending soon we are focusing on smartphone photography this week. Excited about your new smartphone, but never really thought of its camera as good for anything more than the occasional snap or selfie? Check out the video below where photographer Lorenz Holder uses his iPhone to demonstrate how […]

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Tips and Tricks for High Key Portraits

Tips and Tricks for High Key Portraits

These days we most often see high key photography used for product photography, but its roots go back long before the internet. In fact, high-key photography has traditionally been used to add a light, airy, cheery mood to portraits. Never tried it before or not getting the results you like? Photographer Gavin Hoey explains not […]

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How to Photograph 3 Headshot Looks with Just 1 Background

How to Photograph 3 Headshot Looks with Just 1 Background

Perhaps you’re on a budget, or maybe you just hate switching out backgrounds. Either way, this tutorial from portrait and lifestyle photographer Jeff Carpenter has some great tips for getting different color backgrounds with a minimum of gear and fuss: Having the versatility to get a number of different looks with just one studio setup […]

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How to Maximize Your Photography Potential

How to Maximize Your Photography Potential

Most of us know that the art of photography is more than just pointing the camera at something and pressing a button, but is there really a magic ingredient that can help us know what’s going to make a shot turn out great? Something beyond mastering your camera settings and investing in great gear? Well, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Lightroom’s Radial Filter

Everything You Need to Know About Lightroom’s Radial Filter

One of the most under-utilized yet exceptionally powerful tools in Adobe Lightroom is the radial filter. But whether you’re an old hand with this amazing little tool or brand new to it, this particularly useful tutorial from photographer Anthony Morganti will set you up with some tips and shortcuts that will make your work much easier: […]

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How to Nail Depth of Field for Portraits

How to Nail Depth of Field for Portraits

A shallow depth of field can breathe life into what would otherwise be a dull portrait. But dialing your aperture in just right in-studio can be a bit a tricky. To shorten your learning curve, freelance photographer Gavin Hoey shares his favorite tips and tricks for getting awesome shallow depth of field portraits: Shooting portraits with […]

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5 Photo Editing Steps to Make Your Images Pop in Lightroom

5 Photo Editing Steps to Make Your Images Pop in Lightroom

Getting your blog post or video noticed on social media isn’t always easy, and an a eye-catching photo as your featured image or video thumbnail can make all the difference. With that in mind, commercial fashion photographer Mark Wallace has created this simple five step tutorial that can make even drab, uninteresting photos catch a viewer’s […]

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Panoramic Portrait Tutorial

Panoramic Portrait Tutorial

Although panoramic photography is conventionally used on landscapes, cityscapes, and building interiors, there’s a growing movement of using it in portraiture. After giving it a try, photographer J.P. Morgan from The Slanted Lens was sold on the concept, so much so that he’s created a video to show us what he’s learned so far: Panoramic portraits […]

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Photo Resolution: A Quick Tutorial

Photo Resolution: A Quick Tutorial

Today, the idea of dots per inch (dpi) is often confused with pixels per inch (ppi). So much so that they’re often used interchangeably. But if you need to send an image to print, understanding how dpi/ppi affects your resolution and print quality is a must. To help us out on the matter, David Bergman shares […]

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How to Use a Reflective Umbrella for Studio Portrait Lighting Setups

How to Use a Reflective Umbrella for Studio Portrait Lighting Setups

Reflective umbrellas don’t usually get much air time in photography courses or Youtube tutorials, yet they have a number of applications and can be quite versatile. How versatile? Well, here’s a quick clip from photographer Jeff Rojas demonstrating three different looks using a single reflective umbrella: Investing in lighting equipment for a portrait studio can […]

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