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How to Stack Sequential Action Shots in Photoshop

How to Stack Sequential Action Shots in Photoshop

Because photography is a stationary medium, one of the most difficult challenges any photographer faces is that of conveying movement. Through years of experimentation, people have come up with a variety of techniques attempting to tackle this issue. Chances are, you’ve seen prolonged exposures used to show time’s progression. But photographer Tony Northrup‘s approach offers something […]

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Sunset Silhouette Photography

Sunset Silhouette Photography

We previously discovered that the pretty colors in a sunset aren’t always enough. A winning sunset photo needs a star. In today’s lesson we’ll discuss adding silhouettes to get better photographs of the sun. In previous articles, we have mentioned that the star could be an interesting palm tree, a seagull flying by, or basically […]

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How to Express Portrait Emotion with Light

How to Express Portrait Emotion with Light

“The worst thing an artist can get is indifference,” claims veteran photographer Jay P Morgan. Most photographers share this sentiment. Ideally, you want your images to evoke some sort of emotion or idea. But it’s not immediately obvious how to go about creating the intangible in a single, still photograph. You may not be surprised to learn that […]

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Light Trail Photography Tutorial

Light Trail Photography Tutorial

Taking photos of light trails may seem difficult, but it’s easier than expected and is based on a lot of trial and error. Light trail photos are most commonly found with car headlights and tail lights, but you can also make light trails with stars (star trails) or any other light source in motion during […]

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Lomo Effect Tutorial in Lightroom

Lomo Effect Tutorial in Lightroom

The signature look from an old Russian film camera called a Lomo LC-A is blurry edges, a sharp center, very saturated colors, and lots of vignetting. Even if you don’t own a Lomo camera, you can achieve this iconic look. Aaron Nace teaches you how to take an image and add a cool Lomo effect to […]

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Avoid These 10 Newbie Photographer Fails

Avoid These 10 Newbie Photographer Fails

There’s an awful lot of things to learn when you get your very first camera, especially if it’s an ultra-modern, sophisticated DSLR, with shed-loads of features. So, it’s not surprising that mistakes will be made by many a newbie photographer. Here’s a short list of ten common mistakes: 1. Flashing from a Distance Flash can […]

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Tips for Photographing Wild Birds

Tips for Photographing Wild Birds

An image of a bird perched on a natural looking branch, with its eyes pin sharp, its feathers details clear, beautiful bright colors, and background bokeh that melts like Swiss cheese. No doubt you’ve seen images like that in wildlife magazines or on the internet. But what if you were to be told that many […]

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Black & White Photography Techniques

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find themselves drawn to a great black and white image. As a photographer, black and white can allow you to discover a whole new character in a familiar subject. For many digital photographers, black and […]

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How to Copy Your Lightroom Classic Presets Over to Lightroom CC

How to Copy Your Lightroom Classic Presets Over to Lightroom CC

Have you taken the plunge from Lightroom Classic to the new Lightroom CC? The new program boasts periodic updates to speed up the post-processing and photo management workflow. But one area that you may struggle with is in copying your presets to the new platform. Terry White has a solution: On first look it might […]

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Topaz Simplify: How to Convert Photos to Digital Art at 25% Off

Topaz Simplify: How to Convert Photos to Digital Art at 25% Off

Topaz Simplify is now available within Topaz Studio. Designed to help photographers create stunning art from their photos. Create paintings, sketches, watercolors, cartoons, and more. Photography to art uniquely personal instead of using cookie-cutter filters. To celebrate the release of the new version, the company has reduced the price to 25% off which ends soon. Launch sale found here: […]

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