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How to Create Believable Photo Composites

How to Create Believable Photo Composites

Ever wondered how some of the stellar fantasy art is done or wished you could convincingly add or replace something in an image? The secret is in producing photo composites, but creating a believable sense of depth often seems easier said than done. Luckily, the solutions aren’t as tricky as they may seem. For starters, […]

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The Cutest Animal Family Portraits You’ve Ever Seen

The Cutest Animal Family Portraits You’ve Ever Seen

Sometimes we humans think of ourselves as alone in the universe—there’s no one and nothing else that feels the way we do. Funny thing is, it’s a lot less true than we think. Check out this album of “family portraits” and see if it doesn’t pull on your heartstrings a little: Most of us who […]

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How to Create a Back to the Future Time Slice Photography Effect

How to Create a Back to the Future Time Slice Photography Effect

If you enjoyed learning how to recreate the Ghostbuster’s proton beam or you’ve just been feeling a wave of 80s movie nostalgia, learning how to mimic the time slice effect from Back To the Future might just hit the spot: Joey Shanks once again delivers some fascinating insights to how you can create amazing movie […]

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Perfect Your Portraits With This Two Light Setup

Perfect Your Portraits With This Two Light Setup

Photography can be an expensive enterprise, especially when going for the perfect portrait shot. Most professional photographers (and many amateurs) use complex and expensive lighting setups for portraiture, yet it’s totally possible to capture great portraits using less equipment. In the video below, professional photographer Karl Taylor shows us how to do great portraiture with […]

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The Best Way to Clean Up a Photo’s Background with Photoshop

The Best Way to Clean Up a Photo’s Background with Photoshop

If you’re a portrait or product photographer who uses seamless white backdrops for your subjects, you might have noticed that after a few hours of shooting, your nice clean backdrop has morphed into something with smudges, footprints, and other detritus, creating a post-processing headache. Aaron Nace did some research and came up with this quick […]

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How to Get Natural Looking Portraits Using Speedlights

How to Get Natural Looking Portraits Using Speedlights

Have you noticed how most portraits have the same, predictable, studio-lit look to them? In the video below, veteran photographer Joe McNally explains how to use speedlights to get portraits that will come out looking soft, glowing, and naturally-lit: McNally’s secret? Put a light in the direction the natural light would be coming from anyway. […]

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A Quick Intro to HDR Photography

A Quick Intro to HDR Photography

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography is a technique that allows the photographer to use far more of the available light in a scene than a standard single exposure. With it you can create stunning and original images that would be next to impossible to render using conventional photography. In this video tutorial, photographer Trey Ratcliff […]

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The Secrets of Timelapse Photography Unearthed

The Secrets of Timelapse Photography Unearthed

What do videos of flight patterns, a burning forest fire, the rebuilding after hurricane Katrina, a cross-country road trip, and the unfolding of a crocus have in common? Aside from being mesmerizingly surreal, they’ve all been subjects of timelapse photography. Timelapse photography has become super-popular these days and ever more creative as it becomes more […]

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This Finnish Nature Timelapse Reminds Us to Look for Beauty Wherever We Are

This Finnish Nature Timelapse Reminds Us to Look for Beauty Wherever We Are

Do you think your hometown is too boring to photograph? Have you ever hoped for something to “happen” just for the sake of getting a few interesting shots? In the video below, Leo Brinkman of Heinola, Finland proves that even the dullest of hometowns can be transformed into a works of art through the use […]

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Light Painting Photography in an Abandoned Prison

Light Painting Photography in an Abandoned Prison

Almost anyone can be a photographer, but not everyone goes out of their way to capture powerful and moving images. For those who do, the journeys they find themselves on can lead to many out-of-the-way places. In the video below, photographer Mike Palmer takes his team up the banks of the Wanapetei River in Northeastern […]

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