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Learning to See in Black & White

Learning to See in Black & White

Related reminder: only a little while left to get The Luminosity & Contrast Guide at 33% Off One hundred years ago, making photographs in black and white was a technical limitation; today it is a creative choice. It is somewhat ironic that after a century of scientific development to deliver cameras capable of capturing the world […]

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How to Capture Dramatic Portraits in a Plain Studio

How to Capture Dramatic Portraits in a Plain Studio

Don’t let a small working space hold you back and or stifle your creativity. There are plenty of photographers out there who are producing quality work in studios no bigger than a few feet by a few feet. In this video, Patrick from Fstoppers demonstrates how you can build a professional quality studio setup in […]

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Top 8 Questions a Second Shooter Should Ask: Wedding Photography Tips

Top 8 Questions a Second Shooter Should Ask: Wedding Photography Tips

As many of you know, I work alongside my wife Jasmine Star as her second shooter. Together, we’ve shot hundreds of weddings and transformed a pipedream into our dream business. It’s been an amazing experience working with her—not many people get to spend all day alongside their significant other and get paid to do so! […]

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Tutorial: Back Button Focus to Speed Up Your Photography

Tutorial: Back Button Focus to Speed Up Your Photography

While the default way to lock focus is by pressing the shutter release button half-way, the back button focusing method decouples the focus function from the shutter release button. Many photographers have divided opinions on this matter but the conclusions are skewed toward the benefits of this method. Photographers Tony & Chelsea Northrup discuss how back […]

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Texture in Photography

Texture in Photography

Effective composition is a big part of producing eye-catching photos. It isn’t possible to carry out a comprehensive review of the field of composition in a few short paragraphs. Rather, three aspects of composition that tend to be especially important in texture photography will be covered: contrast, curves, and patterns. Paying attention to these three […]

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10 Useful Tips for Landscape Photography Composition

10 Useful Tips for Landscape Photography Composition

Have you been looking for new ways to improve your landscape photography? Schubert Photography explains some helpful skills he utilizes for his landscape compositions. Make sure you pay attention to all ten! Although you may know some of them from previous tutorials or your own experience, there is always something new to learn from an […]

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Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers have been known to shoot with disposable cameras. The secret to great photography is rooted in having a solid understanding of the technical elements of photographs and how they interact with one another. Composition, […]

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5 Useful Photoshop Tools You Might Not Know About

5 Useful Photoshop Tools You Might Not Know About

Adobe Photoshop is undoubtedly the most popular and powerful photo editing software. It has so many tools in its arsenal that it might be virtually impossible to master it. No matter how experienced you are, there can still be features you don’t know about. In the following video, Blake Rudis with CreativeLive presents five hidden […]

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New: Luminosity & Contrast Landscape Photo Guide

New: Luminosity & Contrast Landscape Photo Guide

Everything in photography can be summarized using Luminosity & Contrast. And this new guide by professional landscape photographer Alister Benn will show you how to see it and master it. We were able to negotiate an exclusive 33% discount for our readers which ends soon. Deal found here: Luminosity & Contrast Landscape Photography Guide The […]

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Behavior and Background Tips for All Age Portraits

Behavior and Background Tips for All Age Portraits

Photographing people is always a challenge. If they’re children, you’ve got to get them to hold still and look at the camera. And no matter who you’re photographing, a great background adds to the photo. Photographer Denice Duff shares her pro tips on these two aspects in the following video: Be interesting As a photographer, […]

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