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How to Mix Ambient Light and Flash for Outdoor Urban Portraits

Here’s is a quick tip for mixing ambient light with flash to perfect backlit portraits. If you’re shooting with the sun staring right at your face …

Shutter Speed

How to Show Dimension and Texture in Photography

Lighting helps to transform a three dimensional experience into a two dimensional experience. A photographer’s goal is usually to mimic the three …

Photography

The Aurora presets are like Instagram filters for pro drone videographers

PolarPro, the company that boosts aerial drone video with custom-sized filters, is now developing filters for after the shot, too. On Thursday, May …

Drones

Learn how to do three point lighting like a pro

The basic three point lighting technique is a staple in portraits. It’s a simple and straightforward setup. It consists of a key light, a fill light …

Adding Color to Your Black and White Photos Just Got Easier

We all know someone that has an older photo taken in black and white and many of us have seen those request to transform those photos into color. …

Tutorials

3 Easy Ways to Create Killer Black-and-White Images Using Lightroom (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is back with another great Lightroom tutorial. This time he’s offering three great ways to create black-and-white photos …

Tutorials

The Starter Tool Kit

Every home needs a good tool kit. Whether you live in a new apartment in the city or a century-old house in the suburbs, eventually you will need to do some home improvements.<p>Sure, apps like Handy and TaskRabbit make it easy to find someone to tackle them for you. Or perhaps you’ve become …

Woodworking

5 Exercises To Help You See

Guest Post by Lauri Novak.<p>We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The …

Landscape Photography

3 Tips to Take BETTER Portraits in your HOMETOWN

What Moose Winans tolds you, you could find pretty backdrops for portraits at your local storage facility, bank parking lot and other odd locations …

These Simple Animations Are an Intro to Film Photography

Back in February, we shared a simple animation made by the film brand Ilford that shows how a film SLR works. It turns out that video was the first …