Niko Chaidas

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The Elements of a Successful Wedding Photography Contract

As a wedding photography business owner, you spend your time building a strong and reliable brand to share with potential clients. Along with the …

Small Business

Tutorial: Save Time with Adobe Premiere Pro's New Audio Ducking Tool

Instantly mix music to dialogue with auto ducking in Adobe Premiere Pro.A popular feature inside of Audition, Adobe has now introduced the Auto …

Cheap 'n easy Day to Night Timelapse tutorial (holy grail timelapse tutorial)

Day to night timelapse or holy grail timelapse tutorial. It doesn't have to be hard, let us show you how to do a holy grail timelapse the easy way. …

Here’s How to Create Magical Nighttime Landscape Photos with a Simple Photoshop Trick (VIDEO)

Tom Archer is a globetrotting British landscape photographer with a portfolio full of spectacular photos. He occasionally uses Photoshop to add a bit …

Dive into Premiere Pro: Create Pro-Quality Audio Without Ever Leaving Your Timeline

Adobe has turned Premiere Pro and Audition into a true power couple.Filmmaking is thought of primarily as a visual medium, but sound and audio play a …

How to Bring Your Boring Photos to Life

Have you ever taken a photo, and then once you viewed it on your computer, thought to yourself, "Man, that didn't turn out like I thought..."?<p>Dumb …

Fireworks Shot from the Sky, Up Close, and Played in Reverse Are Amazing

This filmmaker took to the skies to capture one fireworks display you'll never forget.When drones first gained popularity and made it into the hands …

This Lemony Snicket-Inspired Short Is a Creative Playbook on How to Make a Film

Is it an instructional film about how to make a film or a moviemaking tutorial that looks like a film? Either way, you're gonna learn …

How to Dodge and Burn to Retouch Skin in Photoshop

Here’s a 14-minute tutorial from photographer and retoucher Zoë Noble that shows you how you can use dodging and burning to retouch skin in Adobe …

Watch: How To Efficiently Mask Hair From Busy Backgrounds In Photoshop

<b>Masking hair inside</b> Photoshop isn’t the simplest of tasks. Thanks to Photoshop Training Channel, you’ll learn some advanced hair masking techniques …

Tutorials

Here’s How to Compose Landscape Photos Like a Pro with 6 Tips for More Harmonious Images (VIDEO)

Good composition skills are important for all types of photography, and when it comes to shooting landscapes they can be difficult to master because …

Using Natural Highlights & Shadows to Create A Mood | How I Shot It

The New Year marks the beginning of a brand new chapter that has yet to be written and it is an exciting time. It’s a time of personal reassessment, …

Photography

7 Most Common Studio Portrait Light Mistakes

Photographer Antti Karppinen explains 7 most common studio portrait light mistakes and how you can avoid them.<p>Here the sample images for every …

Photography Tips

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

Writing

Looking For Inspiration? Then This Gallery Is For You

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photo in the Social Exposure Photo contest Vol 12 with chances to win Extensive Exposure …

Natural History Museum

Create a character with a strong pose in Photoshop

Creating exaggerated male characters is all about exaggeration, pushing the shapes, fun, motion and camera angle to the limit. A character design …

How to Photograph Stars in the Night Sky

Love shooting long exposures of the night time sky but struggle with the exposure and other settings? This simple tutorial by Mango Street might just …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Select Hair and Move a Portrait Subject to Another Background (VIDEO)

One of the most difficult tasks when editing portrait photos is making a precise selection of a model’s hair. This becomes doubly challenging if you …

Top 5 Make Up Artists on Instagram and How They Will Make You a Better Portrait Photogapher

Just like ever camera owner is a photographer, every person who owns an abundance of MAC products is a makeup artist. At least that is how it seems …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Photography

How to Enhance Skin Texture With Sharpening and Luminosity Masks

Keeping a fair amount of texture seems to be an issue for a lot of photographers and retouchers. No matter what technique they use to clean the skin …

Do This 52 Week Photography Challenge to Improve Your Skills in 2016

If you’re looking to get better at photography in 2016, one great option is to do a 52-week photography challenge that forces you to complete regular …

Photography

Summer Breeze Photoshop Action — Free Design Resources

This free Summer Breeze Photoshop Action is a must have tools for any photographer. Take your creativity to next level and saved hours worth of …

Breeze

PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL: My TOP Dodging and Burning Techniques #8

Overlay Dodge and Soft-Light Burn Technique

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Tutorials

How to Create That Urban High Contrast Desaturated Look in Lightroom

One of the more popular styles on Instagram is urban photography that sports a high contrast look with some desaturated colors. When trying to …

Tutorials

FlixelPix Binnian : Free Lightroom Preset

I have been asked a number of times to develop a preset that offers a starting point for enhancing the drama in landscape photographs. The FlixelPix …

Northern Ireland