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Portrait Lighting Tips for Bald People

Portrait Lighting Tips for Bald People

Portrait clients come in all shapes and sizes, as does their hair. And sometimes that means no hair at all. Unfortunately, that can present a few challenges, especially that of hot spots or glare. But never fear, the courageous Caleb Pike from DSLR Video Shooter has these pointers to help you win the war on glare: […]

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A Photographer’s Parable of the Broccoli Tree

A Photographer’s Parable of the Broccoli Tree

In this day of social media, photographers have more power than they know. Unfortunately, once our work gets seen—and especially if it gets loved—things don’t always go they way we would like. Perhaps one of the most poignant examples of this is the story of the Broccoli Tree, as told in this brief but compelling […]

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The Simplest Explanation of Camera Aperture Ever

The Simplest Explanation of Camera Aperture Ever

If you’ve ever wanted to explain how the aperture on your camera works but didn’t quite have the words, or you’re looking to understand the science behind it just a little better, don’t miss this video by the folks at MinutePhysics. Not only does it give the simplest explanation of aperture ever, it also leaves […]

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Perspective Distortion: How Does It Work?

Perspective Distortion: How Does It Work?

Intentionally creating perspective distortion with a dolly zoom is a well-known technique, but understanding how it works is a whole other can of worms. In the video below, animator Jesse Agar explains in humorous detail what’s happening with your lens when you combine dolly motion with a zoom lens: The dolly zoom is the technique […]

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Tips and Tricks for Working with Children in the Photo Studio

Tips and Tricks for Working with Children in the Photo Studio

Taking portraits of children in the studio isn’t always a walk in the park. In fact, it can be one of the most challenging types of studio photography around. Photographer Jamie Hayes shares some of his tips and tricks for lighting and posing that can make things run smoothly when taking portraits of children: Even […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Stunning Shot of Stranded Ice

Interesting Photo of the Day: Stunning Shot of Stranded Ice

This amazing shot was taken by amateur photographer Christian Lim while waiting for “fine light in extreme cold weather.” It wasn’t until the last sunset of his nine day trip that he was able to catch the stunning photo below: The photo depicts glacier ice marooned on Jokulsarlon Beach in Iceland. Lim shoots with a […]

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10 Tips for Getting a Photography Exhibit

10 Tips for Getting a Photography Exhibit

Many of us have dreamed of having our photography exhibited, but getting into shows takes more than just a lucky break. New York photographer Jordan Matter tells us the ins and outs of getting our work out and about: While much of Matter’s advice runs along the lines of “inundate the world with your imagery […]

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The Basics of Bokeh

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid attention to bokeh before or haven’t ever tried it, there’s honestly no better time to learn how. Check out this video by photographer Gavin Hoey and give it a try: Bokeh […]

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Using Luminar’s Unique Filters to Make Your Landscapes Come Alive

Using Luminar’s Unique Filters to Make Your Landscapes Come Alive

Everyone knows that post-processing is the key to making your landscape photos shine, but not everyone wants to spend a lot of time behind a computer. Today I wanted to take a closer look at Luminar 2018 for photo editing. Its interface is not only intuitive and fun, it’s time saving as well. What’s more, […]

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How to Sync Settings in Lightroom to Edit Multiple Photos at Once

How to Sync Settings in Lightroom to Edit Multiple Photos at Once

Lightroom has a million and one ways to speed up our post-processing workflow, and being able to sync photos that need the same changes together is one of them. Here to explain the process is Aaron Nace from Phlearn: Sometimes it makes sense to not have to edit every single photo individually. This is especially true […]

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