DEAL: 73% Off our Perfect Portrait Pack [Today Only]

Every time we survey our readers about their photography the #1 thing that they tell us that they are pointing their cameras at is PEOPLE. So today in our 12 Days of Christmas we decided to put tog... See full article

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How To Create A Multiple Exposure Effect In Post

Using this technique you can create a stippled effect common to impressionist painters by blending multiple layers of a single image. To do this technique, you will need to use a photo editor that sup... See full article

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Im a Typical Photographer and This Is How Much I Post Process

OK, Im going to come right out and say it there are a lot of lies in photography! Its out there now and I suggest we all take some time to let it sink in before we do anything rash. Of cours... See full article

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6 Tips for Near-Macro Photography with a Telephoto Lens

Macro photography is the art of capturing the fine detail of very small subjects that may not be able to be seen by the naked eye. Technically, to fall under the term macro, the subject should... See full article

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Color in Photography: What Happened to Oz?

Lately, I have been filtering my way through many photo sites looking at all the amazing and different work that is out there in the photographic ether. There are so many wonderfully, creative photogr... See full article

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How To Prepare for Your Commercial Photo or Video Shoot 10 Things Clients Expect In Your Production Notebook

One golden rule to a great photoshoot is to start with great production. A smooth production puts everyone and everything in the right place for the shoot to succeed long before the shutter button get... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 2/3 Split Toning)

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on creative color effects using Lightroom 4. In Part 1 of the series, I discussed shifting White Balance either warmer or cooler for creative effect. In this article ... See full article

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Get Any Ed Verosky eBook for $4.98: Today Only

Today’s deal in our 12 Deals of Christmas is one that we know you’re going to love – 6 eBooks that are under $5 each from Ed Verosky! We’ve featured some of Ed’s eBooks b... See full article

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Amateur or Professional, Part II

In a recent post on the topic of Amateur or Professional Photography I asked an open ended question that would solicit responses. While I was not surprised by the polarization, I was disappointed by... See full article

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5 Simple Secrets To Sharper Photos

Many factors play a part in image sharpness, not the least of which is the lens. Most of us who ever pick up a camera judge our images, at least in part, on overall sharpness. Before you go out an... See full article

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Correcting For Under Exposure and Boosting Dynamic Range with an Environmental Portrait in Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has been critically acclaimed as the most powerful and intuitive... See full article

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12 Myths About Photography And Photographers

Myth #1 Im not going out to shoot today because the light is bad. There is no such thing as bad light. As long as there is light, there is opportunity to make amazing images. There is also no... See full article

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For Beginners Learning to See

  Photography is about vision real or perceived. Before we take the camera out of the bag we must first learn to look at what we are seeing, and to see at which we are looking. Often times be... See full article

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Deal 2: 30% off Phil Steeles Flash Portrait Course

On the 2nd day of Christmas dPS gave to me – 30% off Phil Steele’s Flash Portrait Course! Regular readers of this site will know of Phil Steele because we’ve regularly featured video... See full article

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Capturing the Quintessential Travel Portrait

Youd be hard-pressed to find many people who dont love to travel especially amongst camera wielders. We love exploring new places around the globe and bringing back photos to share with all ... See full article

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Exposing to the Right

Exposing to the right (often refferred to as ETTR) is a technique that seems to polarise opinions across the internet so you can find plenty of examples of people supporting its use and an equal numbe... See full article

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5 Impressionist Photo Techniques

I often think of photography as two different art forms. There is the traditional style that depicts a literal representation of a scene by showing how it actually appears to the person who is present... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 1/3 White Balance)

It is often said that photography is a visual language. Through our photographs we tell stories, share experiences, and communicate emotions. Aside from journalism, where faithful captures are importa... See full article

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Delete Images?? NEVER!!

Recently, Russel Masters wrote that deleting images was good for you. While I agree there is a reason to delete some images- those clearly out of focus, poorly exposed, or with fatal composition fla... See full article

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5 Photography Tips for Beginners

The road is for the journey, the real excitement lies in the ditches. Acquiring good pictures is a very relative term. I have viewed images from seasoned and well respected photographers that have lef... See full article

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The Best Thing For Your Smartphone Images

For the photographic community I think it’s fair to say that the jury is still out so far as the legitimacy of smartphone photography goes. Some say that it’s a fad, others that it is the ... See full article

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Tips for Great HDR Sunsets

HDR is a bit of a buzz word in photography in the last while and there is much debate about it, whether it’s good or bad, appropriate or not, or even real photography or not. Even right here o... See full article

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Become a Better Photographer By Asking One Simple Question

A Guest Post By: John Davenport Let’s be honest whether it is coming up with portrait posing ideas, photographing the stars, or avoiding danger in the field we all have a common goal here –... See full article

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How to shoot Black Objects on Black Backgrounds

In my last post, I talked about using a DIY blue gel to add interest to a portrait by lighting the background. This time Ive added a DIY orange gel, and used the same Gary Fong Powersnoot for some ... See full article

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Fixing Images with Contrast Masks in Photoshop

Many of the fixes we commonly apply to images come from darkroom processes. Contrast masking is one of those fixes and it can be used to fix an image which is under or over exposed. Contrast masking i... See full article

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