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Tutorial: Commercial Quality Product Photography

Tutorial: Commercial Quality Product Photography

To the untrained eye, product photography is clean and uncomplicated. However, there’s always a bit more to anything than initially meets the eye. Even a five second product shot in an advertisement can take hours of planning and preparation. To give you an idea of the sheer amount of time and creative energy that goes […]

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Waterfall Photos: 10 Tips for Photographing Water

Waterfall Photos: 10 Tips for Photographing Water

The highest waterfall in the world is Angel Falls in Venezuela, South America. It measures 3,212 ft (979 meters). Getting a good photo of Angel Falls could be a challenge simply because it is so high. You have to get the right lens—probably a wide angle lens—and you must find the right position from which […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Polarizing Filters

Everything You Need to Know About Polarizing Filters

You can research polarizing filters online and come up with a lot of info and videos explaining how they work, but some of the tutorials are a bit long-winded or just plain complicated. It doesn’t get any more straightforward than this Polarizing Filter 101 video by photographer Christopher Frost. Find out how the filter works, when […]

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The Exposure Triangle in Photography

The Exposure Triangle in Photography

Why is the exposure triangle so important to creative photography? Well, without it there is no creativity to your photography which makes it really important. Oh, you don’t know what the exposure triangle is? It’s your three most fundamental keys in photography: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, which together control how much light reaches your […]

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Romantic Glow Photoshop Tutorial

Romantic Glow Photoshop Tutorial

Looking to add a little magic to your photos? With a little help from Photoshop, it’s possible with just a few clicks. In the following tutorial, PhotoshopCAFE founder Colin Smith takes viewers step by step on how to apply a “glowing” effect guaranteed to bring some life to any image: Whether you’re looking to apply […]

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What Defines a Documentary Wedding Photograph?

What Defines a Documentary Wedding Photograph?

Wedding photography—and particularly the documentary image—takes up a great deal of my thinking time when I’m sitting at my desk editing or reading on the Internet. It’s a passion as well as a job, so I’m quite often distracted by other photographers’ websites or getting involved in discussions on the various forums that cover the […]

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How to Photograph a Campsite with Long Exposures

How to Photograph a Campsite with Long Exposures

Whether you’re a professional landscape and nature photographer or you’re just taking pictures of your family camping trip, you have to think about your environment to get the perfect shot. This is especially true when you’re shooting long exposures at night, which is a really great way to capture the camping atmosphere. Watch as Daniel Norton […]

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How to Process RAW Photos in Luminar 2018

How to Process RAW Photos in Luminar 2018

Final reminder: today is the final day to Pre-Order Luminar 2018 with Bonuses RAW photo files contain a lot of data that can be optimized through photo editing. With powerful RAW processing tools you can easily transform a boring RAW file into a vibrant and detailed photograph, ready for whatever stylistic enhancements you would like […]

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Stuck Lens Filter Removal Tutorial

Stuck Lens Filter Removal Tutorial

Ever had a filter stuck to the front of your favorite lens? It’s like your best lens is stopped down in perpetuity or a programmed to polarize even in overcast conditions. The usual attempt to dislodge the filter is to twist, smack it on a hard surface in frustration, or try to use pliers, leading […]

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Top 10 Must Haves for Successful Photography

Top 10 Must Haves for Successful Photography

How did you get into photography? Can you really make a good living shooting photos? These are a couple of the questions I often get asked by friends, models, and trainees. I recently visited a family friend whose son had just graduated and had really become interested in photography. He purchased a nice camera body […]

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