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Product Photography Tutorial

Product Photography Tutorial

If you’re a product photographer, you’re probably aware of just how true the maxim “time is money” really is. You’re probably also aware of how time-consuming fixing a poorly-lighted image in Photoshop can be. Luckily, getting great photos in-camera doesn’t necessarily need a lot of technical know-how. In the video below, professional photographer Karl Taylor […]

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The Poor Photographer’s High Speed Sync Trick

The Poor Photographer’s High Speed Sync Trick

Many folks think that the only way to control ambient light and shoot at a shallow depth of field is to use speedlights or expensive monolights. And while it’s true that using flash can yield great results, not everyone has the the money to purchase off camera flash systems (these can range anywhere from $600 to $3000). […]

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Stop Chimping, A Bad Habit That Causes Photographers to Miss Great Shots

Stop Chimping, A Bad Habit That Causes Photographers to Miss Great Shots

The advent of digital photography had a revolutionary impact on how we take pictures in the field, but not all of the changes in our workflow are necessarily positive. In the video below, photographer David Bergman points out a surprising bad habit that can cause us to miss great shots: “Chimping,” or repeatedly looking at […]

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How to Prepare Your Photos for Printing

How to Prepare Your Photos for Printing

If you’ve ever printed a photo directly from your computer to your printer, you might have been surprised to find out that the color in the images didn’t quite match what you saw on your monitor. Getting an accurate output on your printer (or on a third party print press) can be tricky at best. […]

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Key Elements of a Great Photograph: The Photographer’s Diet

Key Elements of a Great Photograph: The Photographer’s Diet

Improving your photography doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes it can be as simple as going on a diet–a photographer’s diet. Below, street photographer Craig Semetko explains each of the essential ingredients of the photographer’s diet, guaranteed to improve your photography (if not your waist line): Each photograph we take–whether carefully composed or just a […]

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Riding Some of the World’s Roughest Seas

Interesting Photo of the Day: Riding Some of the World’s Roughest Seas

Most people think of surfing as a warm weather sport, but Chris Burkard, senior staff photographer for Surfer magazine, sees it a bit differently. For him, combining humans with the wild, surreal landscapes of the North Atlantic and the finesse of professional surfing is near the epitome of art. To feed his passion, he teamed […]

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What is ISO and Why Should I Care?

What is ISO and Why Should I Care?

Most of us know that one of the keys to great photography is getting the right exposure and that ISO is a vital piece of the equation. But what is ISO, exactly? In the video below, Sareesh Sudhakaran explains all about ISO and why knowing your camera’s native ISO is so important: The term ISO comes […]

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Flash Photography with Gels for Portraits in the Shade

Flash Photography with Gels for Portraits in the Shade

Have you been noticing that the portraits you shoot in the shade just don’t look quite right? Maybe part of the image looks like the right color temperature, but other parts look too cool? If so, you’re probably noticing how using a flash in the shade can result in color temperature mismatches in your portraits, […]

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The Complete Guide to Timelapse Data Management

The Complete Guide to Timelapse Data Management

If you’ve ever tried your hand at creating timelapses, you know how time consuming they can be. Just one clip can include hundreds of large RAW images, all needing to be named, placed into the correct folders, edited, and exported. Managing all of this media can become a total headache if you don’t have a […]

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How to Imitate the Golden Hour on a Cloudy Day

How to Imitate the Golden Hour on a Cloudy Day

Most of us know that the golden hour gives us some of the best light for portraiture, yet what to do when it’s a dreary, cloudy day? In the video below, photographer Vanessa Joy shows us how to get around the gloom and add the beautiful golden hour light to our images, regardless of the […]

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