Andrew Themistokleous

175 Added | 11 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 14 Followers | @AndrewThemi1300 | Keep up with Andrew Themistokleous on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Andrew Themistokleous”

The A to Z of Photography: ISO

The ISO setting on your camera controls the sensor’s sensitivity to light. It’s a third exposure control, alongside shutter speed and lens aperture, …

Creating pet portraits on black (featuring Loki)

One of the things I love about photography apart from creating images is the ability to share what I do in the hope to inspire others, with that in …

Writing

The Most Natural Color Correction Technique in Photoshop

So what if I told you there was a second dimension of data in your photos that can help you make the most accurate color correction ever? You …

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Tutorials

Street Photography Composition 101

Leading lines: Tokyo, 2011Dear streettogs,I just finished teaching my “Introduction to Street Photography Composition” workshop here in NYC, and I …

Street Photography

Rembrandt Lighting for Creating Dramatic Portraits

When it comes to portrait lighting, here’s a sure bet: Merge the power of two classic formulas, Rembrandt and window lighting, as the German portrait …

Lighting Basics: How to Light Portraits with an Umbrella

As my portraiture has evolved over the years, the mainstay of my kit remains to be large umbrellas. The light modifiers are incredibly adaptable, …

Comic-Con

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

Tutorials

Zone focusing – a useful technique. A guide for the Fujifilm X100 and beyond…

Zone focusing is a useful technique for manual focus cameras, and for cameras with a slow autofocus. It involves setting the focus to a certain …

Hard, soft, specular and diffused lighting and how it affects your subject

Understanding different types of light is important. If you don’t know how light works, then fixing issues that show up in your lighting during a …

Design

How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

If this dramatic title wasn’t enough to draw your attention, our special guest appearance in this post will definitely do the trick. Just under a …

Printing & Output

October 2, 2016 | Text & Photography By Kerik Kouklis<p>Explore classic analog printing techniques for your black-and-white images<p>September 14, 2016 | …

Photoshop Trick: How To Replicate A Victorian Wet Plate Portrait

<i>Practical Photography is the world’s best magazine for photographers who want to improve their camera skills. Whether you’re an absolute beginner,</i> …

Tutorials

Have You Got Your Monochrome Techniques Nailed In Lightroom?

[fancy_box id=3]<b>FREEBIE</b>: If you want to ramp up your Lightroom skills, then download our FREE Lightroom Shortcuts Cheat Sheet. Print it out and have …

Tutorials

Looking Sharp: A focus stacking tutorial

Background: Understanding the Process<p>One of the questions that I receive quite often from beginner photographers is “How do I produce tack sharp …

How to shoot wildlife at night using flash

I only recently came across the YouTube channel of Australian wildlife photographer, Derek Hilton, but it’s one I quickly became fascinated with. …

Studio portraits: What modifier for what light?

Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams? A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper? …

Santa Claus

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom 201: Advanced Lightroom CC Processing (for Lightroom Classic): How to Balance Mixed Light

You are watching a free tutorial from Lightroom 201: Advanced Lightroom CC Processing (for Lightroom Classic).<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

Tutorials

Star Trail Processing and Six Tips that will Boost your Night Photography Skills

You're about to become better at post-processing! Raiatea Arcuri, a landscape photographer from Hawaii, has an impressive portfolio. I was pleased to …

Tutorials

Tutorial Shows You How to Totally Transform a Sunset in Lightroom

There’s an ongoing debate about how much is too much when it comes to post-processing landscape images. But if you’re okay with taking a subtle …

Composition Tips: How to Capture that ‘National Geographic Style’

Renowned travel photographer Bob Holmes says he shoots in a “National Geographic style.” A style that he describes as not about the photographer, but …

11 Real Wedding Photos That Will Bring Some Sweetness To Your Monday

Congrats, newlyweds! 👰 🏻<p>Our readers who tied the knot over Easter weekend finally got their <i>hoppily</i> ever after!<p>And the photos from their big day celebrations are sweeter than a pack of Peeps. Check them out below:<p>If you go to a wedding or get married yourself, hashtag your photos #HPrealweddings …

How to fix newborns' skin color in Photoshop

If you’ve ever photographed newborns, you’ll know that one of the challenges is to properly capture the skin tones of the infant. This comes as a …

Photoshop

Coffee Break Course: Using Curves in Adobe Photoshop

Curves are one of the best utilities in Photoshop for making lighting adjustments to an image. This feature may seem complex at first, but once you …

Tutorials

9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot

While drawing or even writing about architecture can be a great way to be expressive in the field, today architectural photography is by far the most …

Powerful Environmental Portraits Need 3 Things

Environmental portraits show people in their place, their habitat. The environment sets the mood and the place of the story, and a single look at the …

Photography

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some …