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Discussion: How Much Photo Editing is Too Much?

Discussion: How Much Photo Editing is Too Much?

Both Photoshop and Lightroom (and any other photo editing software, for that matter) are incredible tools in the hands of photo editors. They help us to clean errors and adjust minor imperfections and in general produce a better image than the one that was captured in camera. But as with all technology, there is a […]

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10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

10 Tips to Improve Your B&W Photography

In a world of color, sometimes you just can’t beat a strong black and white image. Black and white photography can be an amazing tool to conveying a mood, story, or statement to your viewers. While a color portrait can tell a story too, the absence of color in black and white imagery often presents […]

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Nature Photography’s Stuffed Anteater Scandal

Nature Photography’s Stuffed Anteater Scandal

It’s not often that the genre of nature photography becomes the subject of controversy. However, a recent scandal making headlines has proved to be so ludicrous that it caught the attention of comedy heavyweight Conan O’Brien: For thousands of wildlife photographers around the world, one of the most anticipated events of the year is the […]

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Introduction to Reflections in Landscape Photography: 4 Easy Steps

Introduction to Reflections in Landscape Photography: 4 Easy Steps

When photographing reflections, you’re looking to capture the reflection of specific elements or to capture the ambiance of the scene by including reflections of color. Common elements to reflect in the scene are trees, animals, man-made structures, and clouds. Common elements to reflect color in the scene are clouds, sky, sunset and sunrise reds, oranges, […]

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How to Create a Window Backdrop for Your Studio Portrait Setup

How to Create a Window Backdrop for Your Studio Portrait Setup

A simple, solid seamless backdrop has more than the obvious applications. With a bit of creativity, you can transform it into a dungeon wall complete with a window, as Jay P Morgan demonstrates: For this particular setting, Morgan used a charcoal gray seamless and cut an arched shaped window into it. He used tape to […]

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Light Painting How To

Light Painting How To

LAPP, or light art performance photography, is a style in which you literally paint your pictures with light. If you own a DSLR camera or even a Lomo camera, this could easily be your new favorite hobby! The crazy part is, LAPP is created with only one picture. There aren’t any Photoshop skills needed; by […]

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Travel Photography Tips with a Zoom Lens

Travel Photography Tips with a Zoom Lens

For photographers, one of the most exciting parts of an adventure is all of the pictures that are made along the way. Unfortunately, before every journey begins, travel photographers are forced to make the impossible choice of which gear to take along. In a perfect world, it would be possible to take it all and […]

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In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

In-Camera Photography Tricks & Techniques

The great thing about digital photography is that you have wide room for creativity once you’re in Photoshop. You can create any kind of effect by playing around with your shots in any way you choose. But what are some in-camera techniques for cutting edge, creative shots? Let’s look at some of the techniques you […]

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Spring Landscape Photography Tips & Ideas

Spring Landscape Photography Tips & Ideas

Spring is a unique time for photography. The flowers are in full regalia, the trees are in bloom, and the bright spring green of newly opened leaves is lighting up the landscape. There are so many landscape elements unique to spring, it can be a virtual photographer’s paradise. Want to know some of the best […]

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Black and White Portrait Photography Tips

Black and White Portrait Photography Tips

There are no hiding places in a black and white portrait. With no distraction from color, the physical characteristics of the subject are revealed. Monochrome exposes intimate details such as bone structure, texture, and expression to a much greater level than an equivalent color image. This article¬†will help you take advantage of the medium and […]

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