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How to Get the Most Out of a Photo Walk: 7 Commandments

How to Get the Most Out of a Photo Walk: 7 Commandments

Photo walks need not be too complicated or too gear heavy. You can do a lot with just one lens and a little bit of intuition. Micael Widell presents seven commandments for photo walk that will absolutely transform your imagery: 1. You shall snap the first photo immediately Just as upon entering a shop you […]

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Dog & Puppy Photography Ideas

Dog & Puppy Photography Ideas

Move away from ordinary pet photos by trying out these five fun dog photography ideas: 1. Climb a Tree No, not your dog silly. You! Climb a tree (preferably a sturdy one that is bigger than Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree). Bring a treat and your camera. Take a picture of your pup looking up at […]

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How Photographers Can Get Out of a Creative Slump

How Photographers Can Get Out of a Creative Slump

Professional photographer and filmmaker Sean Tucker has produced editorials for established corporate clients. He has accrued thousands of followers on platforms like Youtube and Instagram. He even creates tutorials for fellow photographers learning the ropes. Yet, he still experiences doubts and insecurity despite the success that he’s found as an artist. Doubt is something that virtually […]

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Lens Filters: What Are They and When Do We Need Them

Lens Filters: What Are They and When Do We Need Them

Many lens filters in today’s digital society have been made redundant. Most cameras and/or post-processing tools now include features for correcting white balance, for softening, and for various special effects. But there are still some effects that simply cannot be reproduced without the use of filters. Here we give you an overview of the most […]

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How to Process Black & White Photos in Lightroom

How to Process Black & White Photos in Lightroom

Processing images in black and white can be done in countless ways and with many different programs. But for this tutorial, Aaron Nace from Phlearn has chosen to use Lightroom. Let’s delve deeper into Nace’s workflow: Virtual Copies At the start of the development process Nace makes virtual copies of the original image. Virtual copies […]

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9 HDR Photography Myths

9 HDR Photography Myths

HDR (high dynamic range) is a subject that gets a lot of attention, both positive and negative, within the photography community. Because the topic can be so polarizing it seems like there are many myths or misunderstandings surrounding HDR photography. In this article we’ll take a look at nine common myths and why they are […]

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Tips for Taking Better Still Life Photos

Tips for Taking Better Still Life Photos

Still life photographs don’t require photographers to travel to exotic places — not even to venture outside the comfort of their homes. In fact, not even a studio is required. This is one branch of photography in which anybody can participate. No special equipment is needed. Attention to detail and preparation are, however, a must. Below are […]

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7 Photoshop Tricks Hiding in Plain Sight

7 Photoshop Tricks Hiding in Plain Sight

Most users never quite get to use the full range of tools that Photoshop has to offer. Some of these tools are, however, extremely useful for the purpose speeding up your workflow. This video from photoshopCAFE elaborates: 1. Read the Fine Print Ever wondered about the tiny bits of information on top of the image […]

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High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

There is some controversy about using HDR. This stems from the presentation of some HDR images done badly and the somewhat difficult processing of the image for the average photographer to get the desired results. The human eye can adjust to deep shadows and overly bright light quite quickly. The perception of the total image […]

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5 of Lightroom’s Best-Kept Secrets for Photographers

5 of Lightroom’s Best-Kept Secrets for Photographers

It’s no secret that Lightroom is one of the single most helpful programs for photographers. With the ability to simultaneously organize and alter images, the processor has constantly evolved since its inception to provide the best user experience possible. Like many of Adobe’s products, Lightroom is full of shortcuts. It would be difficult to discuss […]

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