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How I Shot These Photos With the Profoto Magnum Reflector

As is the case with most photographers, I have my usual go-to light modifiers that I know are a safe choice and can guarantee usable shots. However, …

Photography

The Exact Settings You'll Need for a Simple Two-Light Beauty Photography Setup With Great Results

You don't always need super complicated setups with many lights to create stunning beauty images. This awesome video will show you a great two-light …

Photography

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

Tutorials

Watch: 9 Professional Posing Tips That You Can Use To Look Better In Photos

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Sorelle Amore has the life that most people would only dream about. The full time traveler and winner …

Photography

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

Beauty Photography

In this short video, Jeff Rojas discusses how you can create an ethereal portrait with a two light setup. <b><br>Camera Settings:</b><p>1/200, f/8.0, ISO</b> …

Photography

Tips of the Week: Creative Clamping, Freezing Out Dents, Using PlastiDip, and Being Kind to Future You

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …

Maker Faire

The Secrets of Summer 2018's Greatest Movie Stunts and Effects

Every summer, Hollywood goes big. Big stars. Big budgets and huge visual effects. This summer’s technology is more spectacular than ever. We went behind the scenes to see how magic is made in 2018.<p>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom<p>How to make a dinosaur, by David Vickery, VFX supervisor<p>Neal Scanlan and …

Jurassic World

How the Position of Light Changes Your Photographs

Mark Wallace from Adorama has produced another great video regarding light in photography. The capture of light is the most important part of …

Photography

Smoke Grenade Photographs: Mistakes and Tips

Here is a how-to guide to smoke grenade or smoke bomb photography. Mostly Rob & Jonas wanted to test out what worked and what didn't so that they …

Photography

Learn How to Properly Balance a Gimbal Head From This Video Tutorial

Is your tripod gimbal head balanced correctly? Many people misunderstand what a properly balanced gimbal is, but this video walks through how to get …

Videography

Master Hot Design Trends (with Photoshop Tutorials)

Our daily lives are are saturated with amazing images. Visual design experiments become hot graphic design trends, and suddenly we see them …

Tutorials

6 Professional Posing Tips to Make Anyone Look Good in a Photo (VIDEO)

Ever wonder why your travel portraits sometimes look no better than dull vacation snapshots? It might not be your skill as a photographer or the …

Photography

Five Helpful Tips for Better Photos When Posing Dancers and Performers

Every model is trained is posing, but dancers take it a step in a different direction with their ability to contort, control, and push their bodies …

Photography

The Creators of Westworld Share How the Magnificent Faceless Drone Hosts Are Made

In a wonderfully revealing behind-the-scenes segment from the HBO show <i>Westworld</i>, the creators of the show opened the figurative doors to share …

TV Series

FDM vs. SLA: Which type of 3D printer is right for you?

There’s currently a struggle between two very different 3D printing technologies, known as FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) and advanced SLA …

3D Printing

How to Shoot Portraits Using the Brenizer Method

Photographers and people love bokeh. There are several discussions on how to achieve creamy bokeh backgrounds in your shot and even recommended …

Photoshop

The 7 Best and 7 Worst Water Hair Flip Photos You'll Ever See

I was browsing through the PhotographyTalk galleries the other day and came across the photo above by my good friend, Amber Fite.It caught my eye for …

Landscape Photography

Why And How You Should Be Using Flash Gels To Make Your Portraits Pop

Flash photography combined with the use of colored gels certainly opens up an entirely new world of creative possibilities. While color gels might …

Homemade

Here is how the position of light changes your portraits

The position of light in relation with your subject can significantly affect the atmosphere of your shots. Depending on where you place the lighting, …

Photography

How to Change the Color of Objects Using Lightroom

If you think of a task like changing the color of an object, you probably automatically default to using Photoshop to accomplish it. It turns out …

Tutorials

How to Get Perfect Color in Photoshop With Just One Click (VIDEO)

Software guru Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE is who we turn to for helpful tutorials on how to better use those all-powerful and often confusing …

Tutorials

Advanced Portrait Retouching With Photoshop...How To Fix Problem Areas

Sony Artisan Chris Orwig shows how to clean up backlit portraits in Photoshop. Backlight can create a beautiful look, but it will also create some …

Tutorials

How to Quickly and Easily Remove Background Wrinkles From Your Photos

If your portrait or product shot has a wrinkled, creased background, how can you easily clean it up and remove them in Photoshop? Learn how with …

Tutorials

How to Capture Beautiful Images in Harsh Sunlight

Are you prepared to handle a session where the natural lighting conditions are difficult and there is no shade to turn to? Here are three techniques …

Landscape Photography

Portrait Lighting at Home with Coloured Gels

Editorial fashion photographer Jake Hicks demonstrates a range of creative lighting effects that can be easily set-up in the home.<p>He starts with a …

Fashion Photography

8 DIY Lighting Accessories You Can Make

Think you need thousands of dollars for a great lighting setup? You don’t. We’ve picked three of the eight projects and made stop-action videos …

DIY

These 3 YouTube Channels Will Help You Become A Better Photographer

Learning photography is easy these days. I’m not referring to one’s ability to comprehend the various concepts and rules that are central to good …

Street Photography

Expert tips to help you take the perfect dog photo

I’ve had a wide variety of models in front of my lens in the past nine years—from the tiniest to the largest ones, short- and long-haired, for show …

Landscape Photography

5 Quick Tips for Shooting Sensual Swimwear Photos at the Beach (VIDEO)

With the first day of summer just two weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about shooting photographs at the beach. And what better way to do that …

Photography