An Introduction to Lightroom Smart Collections

Lightroom has two types of collections: regular Collections and Smart Collections. Smart Collections are live and they are created as a result of filtering your photos according to rules that you writ... See full article

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StickyAlbums Mobile Portfolios [REVIEW]

StickyAlbums is, at its heart, a tool for generating word-of-mouth referrals for professional photographers. As you will see in this review, the system is not set up for the casual photographer, as th... See full article

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Was That Photoshopped? It Doesnt Matter!

Often times when looking at an image, people will ask “Was that Photoshopped?” or “Did that scene REALLY look that way?” They say this as if the camera, left to its own devic... See full article

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5 Big Tips to add Impact and Variety to your Wildlife Images

A Guest Post by Piper Mackay from www.pipermackayphotography.com. Wildlife photography can be very exciting, which generally means your adrenalin is running on overdrive. It is too easy to be caught u... See full article

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Using Image Watermarks In Lightroom

The Watermarking feature in Lightroom was significantly overhauled in Lightroom 3. As a result you can now add sophisticated watermarks to your images on export either to disk or via the Print and oth... See full article

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Make Your Last Shot Your Best Shot

Lately Ive noticed a common occurrence when I review my images from a photo shoot. More often than not the very best frame is the last one. I think its because Ive been pushing myself further... See full article

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Capturing the Northern Lights in Timelapse Video

A guest post by Phil Hart author of the Shooting Stars eBook (use code DPSTARS for a 25% discount). In this post, Id like to share the back story to a new video I have released after a nine wee... See full article

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The Killer Clamshell A Two Light Setup Guide

Introduction If your just getting started in off camera flash and studio photography then single light setups are a fantastic, uncomplicated way of getting to grips with lighting techniques. Despite... See full article

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Amateur or Professional?

Want to do some interesting reading? Do a Google search: should amateur photographers charge a fee? There is obviously a lot of expertise around the English speaking world on this topic Goog... See full article

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Studio Lighting: Building a Light Set-up

Studio flash photography often appears to be complicated and confusing for the new photographer. The tangled, twisted mess of light size, power, angle, position, direction, etc… can be dauntin... See full article

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The Night Sky In Landscape Photography

As a landscape photographer, I typically liked to work at sunrise and sunset. But the night sky holds its own magic, with countless stars, the moon, and the Milky Way all out there waiting to be pho... See full article

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5 Quick Tips for Coastal Photography

There’s nothing like a great coastline to get me excited about photography. Whether it be unmarked sand dunes, sea grasses blowing in the sea breeze, rugged outcrops of rocks and cliff faces or ... See full article

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Food photography 5 simple ways to get stronger shot

Images by BananaGranola and SuperDewa. 1. Colour Values Part of the attraction of food is the way it looks, so making sure your images exude the correct colours associated with the product. Before you... See full article

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Take control sharpening in Photoshop

Most people who have experimented in Photoshop, especially those who shoot in raw, will have some experience of trying to sharpen an image. Sharpening increases the contrast between neighbouring pix... See full article

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5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes.

Its that time again when we get to burn off those holiday pounds by trudging through the snow to capture those stunning winter shots. Ive got a few extra ones this year, so youll see me out... See full article

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12 Photography Tutorials for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgivig to the many thousands of our US readers celebrating that holiday today! As today’s one of those days when cameras come out a lot to photograph gatherings, the food being eaten ... See full article

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How to Shoot and Create a Composite Image for a Product Advertisement

Background and Vision The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to start the season than to share our behind-the-scenes video on how to shoot a composite image? I needed to shoot and create a... See full article

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Photographing Crowds at Concerts

Its not just the band on stage that make for interesting subjects at concerts; the crowd can lend itself for painting a vivid picture of the event too. However the trouble with concerts is the lack... See full article

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Getting Started in Panoramic Photography

One of the most enjoyable things about photography is the scope for learning new techniques and using these creatively to take your images to the next level. Of all the different types of photograph... See full article

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The Trend Towards Authenticity

A Guest Post by Rebecca Lily A trend commonly has two definitions. The first is a fashion, style or vogue. In photography, we see certain cyclical trends that are alike to the fashion industry, ... See full article

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One Light Portraits Part 2: The Diagrams

A lot of you have asked for lighting diagrams from my last post on One Light Portraits, so here they are- the finished shot, as well as the arrangement of lights, reflectors, and camera position. En... See full article

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Flashgun Accessories for Using and Controlling Light

A flashgun attached to your camera can help to illuminate your subject in low-light scenes and night-time shots, but often the direct nature of the beam can create prominent or unflattering shadows, r... See full article

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12 Ways to Inspire the Creative Photographer Inside You: Part II

A Guest Post by Andrew Gibson Note: Andrew Gibson is currently offering his 5 popular eBooks for under $20 on SnapnDeals. 07.jpg In the first part of this article I came up with six ideas that you can... See full article

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Are You Making these 5 Common Mistakes with Your Photography

A clever person learns from their mistakes. A wiser person learns from the mistakes others make. This article will identify the most common photography mistakes for you. It’s based on hundreds o... See full article

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Correcting Perspective in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Sometimes you’ll capture an image that should be rectangular but is anything but. In this example I shot an image of a 6 x 6 inch sheet of paper for a project. The aim at the time was to have a ... See full article

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