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How Ilford Film is Made

How Ilford Film is Made

Ilford is a name that is quite familiar to film photographers. They’re UK based manufacturers of photographic materials and are known worldwide for their black & white film, photographic paper, and chemicals. If you’ve ever wondered how Ilford black and white film is made, this official behind the scenes video from Ilford Photo takes you […]

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New: Topaz Mask AI for Easy Photo Editing Selections

New: Topaz Mask AI for Easy Photo Editing Selections

During photo editing, creating complex selections by hand and perfecting them almost always takes way longer than expected. Meet Topaz Mask AI. Mask AI allows you to create tricky masks (such as hair or tree branches) in record time with their new machine learning technology and trimap technique. It is currently 30% off for the […]

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Fashion Photography, Some History

Fashion Photography, Some History

Magazines such as Allure, Vogue, and Vanity Fair are known to display some of the best fashion photography that you’ll ever come across. Fashion photography is a way of showcasing models wearing the trends in clothes, jewelry, sunglasses, hairstyles, necklaces, shoes, and other items. The first known record of fashion photography was the portfolio of […]

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11 Tips for Shooting Great Wildlife Photos

11 Tips for Shooting Great Wildlife Photos

In this video tutorial, photographer Jay P. Morgan shows us how to shoot beautiful images of wild animals without getting killed! Armed with his Tamron 150-600mm lens and a liberal amount of advice from his father (who shot for National Geographic), Morgan arrived at Yellowstone National Park and shared 11 tips for wildlife photography: 1. […]

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Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

Color is one of the most obvious elements of composition. Everyone knows that intense colors make people take notice of your images. Ever wonder why there are so many sunset and flower shots? Color is the reason. Color has a couple of functions in photographs. First, color grabs the attention of the viewer. Perhaps, because […]

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2 Ways to Create Multiple Exposure Images

2 Ways to Create Multiple Exposure Images

Multiple exposures—or the art of exposing a film twice—used to be a difficult thing to do. With digital photography and Photoshop, it’s a whole lot easier. If you’re wondering how to create a double exposure, this video tutorial will point you in the right direction: There are two basic ways in which you can create […]

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Understanding Color in Photography

Understanding Color in Photography

The appropriate use of color in photography adds a dynamic element to your images that is very pleasing to the eye. The correct use of it will allow you to create photographs to be proud of. Bold colors and bright composition in your photos result in images that sell. So use color to your advantage. […]

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How to Shoot Portraits in Small Spaces

How to Shoot Portraits in Small Spaces

One major issue that many photographers have is that their home studio is very small. However, the size of your studio shouldn’t be a hindrance at all. By placing the lights in the right places you can take amazing portraits even in the tiniest studio. Photographer Mark Wallace from Adorama demonstrates: Wallace’s idea is to […]

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Color in Photography for Emotional Impact

Color in Photography for Emotional Impact

Color can be a dominant element in photography, but not always for the better. If you use color sloppily, just because it’s there, you have missed its real power. Back in the days of black and white, every image had to stand on its own merits. A red rose, for example, was not automatically thought […]

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10 Settings to Change When You Get a New Camera

10 Settings to Change When You Get a New Camera

Cameras come with factory settings that manufacturers think are “right.” But factory settings aren’t ideal for everyone. Moreover, there are some settings that are better off disabled. Photographer Tony Northrup recommends that you change the following 10 camera settings for a better experience: Note: Camera settings menus vary by camera model and brand. Be sure […]

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