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How to Photograph 3 Headshot Looks with Just 1 Background

How to Photograph 3 Headshot Looks with Just 1 Background

Perhaps you’re on a budget, or maybe you just hate switching out backgrounds. Either way, this tutorial from portrait and lifestyle photographer Jeff Carpenter has some great tips for getting different color backgrounds with a minimum of gear and fuss: Having the versatility to get a number of different looks with just one studio setup […]

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Bridal Preparations: Wedding Photography Tips

Bridal Preparations: Wedding Photography Tips

I love this part of the story. As you arrive at wherever the bride is getting ready you never really know what’s is in store for you. If it’s at a house I knock on the door and wait, if a hotel I ask reception to ring up to see if they are ready for […]

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How to Display Art in Your Home: Infographic

How to Display Art in Your Home: Infographic

We put tons of time and effort into getting our photos just right. So why don’t we put in the same amount of thought when we hang our photos on the wall? This infographic from MADE.com explains how to hang your photos in a way that makes your home and does justice to your works […]

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How and When to Use the Graduated and Radial Filter Tools in Lightroom

How and When to Use the Graduated and Radial Filter Tools in Lightroom

Lightroom filters are very useful for adjusting exposure, white balance, and other settings in selected parts of your images. When used correctly, they can transform any image from good to great. This video from Phlearn introduces graduated and radial filters to beginner Lightroom users: Both the graduated and the radial filters are located at the […]

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New: Polished Lightroom Adjustment Brush Presets at 80% Off

New: Polished Lightroom Adjustment Brush Presets at 80% Off

Here is a new boost to your photo editing workflow, a simple way to add “wow factor” and retouch your photos, without having to use Photoshop – in only 3 clicks…even if you’re brand new to editing your photos. Designed to give you all of the retouching & fine-tuning you’d want to do with your photos without […]

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9 Creative Photos of the Sky

9 Creative Photos of the Sky

Point your camera just a little bit higher above eye level and you’ll see the colors of the clouds flying around in slow motion. Enjoy the view and capture some of the scenes you came up with! We found some interesting ones to share here with you: Play with colors, motion, and reflection to make breathtaking images of […]

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7 Camera Shortcuts for Nikon Photographers

7 Camera Shortcuts for Nikon Photographers

There are certain camera functions we use all the time but that take up lots of our time without us realizing it. Steve Perry shares seven Nikon camera shortcuts that can significantly ease your workload: 1. Quickly Zoom to 100% Photographers often zoom in to check focus. Instead of pressing the + or – keys, press down […]

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13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel Adams In my opinion, landscape photography is the pursuit of being in the right place at the right time. One of the keys to success for landscape photography is patience. Having said that, there are some small details which are often […]

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How to Take Street Portraits at Night Without a Flash

How to Take Street Portraits at Night Without a Flash

Shooting portraits at night usually requires a lot of gear. You need your own lighting sources to evenly light the model, otherwise you’re going to end up with harsh shadows and dark faces. But, there are a few tricks to get beautiful, soft light perfect for portraiture without lugging around anything other than your camera. […]

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Wide-Angle Lens Tips in Landscape Photography

Wide-Angle Lens Tips in Landscape Photography

Settings for best results: A) Aperture Priority Mode Whenever I conduct landscape photography, I always shoot in Aperture Priority mode. Reason being I am able to shoot with more choices of appropriate f-stops and depth of field. I normally use the optimal aperture of my lens, and that is between f/8 to f/14. B) Hyperfocal […]

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