Adam Patterson

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Tutorial: How to Add Realistic Looking Sun Beams To Your Photographs in Post

In this ten minute video created by Glyn Dewis, you’ll get a nice little look at how to add sun rays to any photograph of your choosing by using …

Learn How to Remove a Bra … Strap … In Photoshop

In an ideal world, every photograph from a shoot would come out as we initially envision it. Perfect light, perfect focus, perfect everything. But, …

Boudoir Photography: 3 Quick Tips on Building Trust With Your Clients

Boudoir photography is not just about taking beautiful images, but it is also knowing how to make your clients <i>feel</i> beautiful. Remember that clients …

The Secrets To Taking Awesome Dog Portraits

Here at HQ, we have a special spot in our hearts for dogs. So when we stumbled upon Elke Vogelsang‘s dog portraits, we were instantly smitten. Her …

Photographer Ryan Muirhead Talks Depression, Creativity, and What It Means to Be Human

There’s no way of knowing when you’ll wake up in life, or if you ever will. Only after getting down the track a ways do you realize you were in fact …

The Beauty of Carefree Youth Captured In Father’s Portraits of His Six Children

French photographer Alain LaBoile turns an intimate lens on his six children in <i>La Famille</i>, a series of black-and-white photos capturing the magic of …

This Man's Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless

This Man’s Stunning Photographs of His Daughter Left Us Speechless<p>Cool Photos & Photographers<p>By Ritesh Saini / February 25, 2014<p>Artists around the …

Aerial Perspectives by Alex MacLean – in pictures

Taken from 5,000 feet above the earth in a Cessna aeroplane, Alex MacLean's photographs document humanity's footprint on the natural world. His unique perspective can be seen at his first-ever London show which opens at Beetles + Huxley on 3 March and runs until 29 March.

How to Process and Black and White Film

Film is enjoying somewhat of a renaissance in recent years, the manual labour and thought processes required in creating an image without the ability …

Archives

How to Balance Light Bulbs with Strobes

We all find ourselves in situations from time to time where we have to strike a deal between ambient tungsten lighting and flash. It may be during a …

Using a Video Light to Enhance Your Nighttime Photography

Now that many DSLR cameras allow you to photograph at high ISOs with less grain or noise, you can take advantage of a more cinematic look to your …

DSLR Cameras

Photoshop Layer Masks: Using Channels

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Postcard from Peru: Boxing for a Dream

The city of Callao is the main port of Peru, one of its most dangerous places, and also a major proving ground for many of Peru’s première boxers. “This sport has always been a window of opportunity for young people,” the photographer Sebastián Enriquez told me. “It is an area where many of the …

To Hell with Blown Highlights

Here is a good example why it is so important to work the scene to get the best results from a shoot. We were camped on a 3000m ridge while …

Sample Letters to My Copyright Infringers, from Credit Requests to Payment Demands

Because you asked, these are real letters I have sent to people found using my photographs inappropriately, ranging from “The standard DMCA takedown” …

How to Capture the Essence of a Place - Travel Photography Tips

Photoshop tips Using the - Blend If Feature

Photoshop tips - Using the - Blend if feature - Photoshop tips, using layers and blending to replace a sky with a new sky.

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places - 5 tips for planning your trip so you can bring great landscape photos home.

Landscape Photography

10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

Breathtaking Views of the Night Sky from the Mt. John Observatory

The vast majority of us are content to look up at the night sky and gaze at obscure stars, or perhaps be amused by some man-made spectacle like …

New Zealand

An Intro to Adventure Sports Photography: 10 Photographers You Need to Check Out

Adventure Sports Photography often doesn’t get a lot of attention in the photography world. While street, portrait, and wedding photography seem to …

Interview with Czech Republic Based Photographer Simona Smrckova

<b>How do you come up with your concepts? What’s your thought process?</b><p>During the day, I write down every little detail, small things I have seen. For …

Photography

Flashlight Beam On The Moon By Steve Nilsen

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MagMod: A Solid and Simple Flash Modifier System That Uses Magnets, Not Velcro

A professional photographer since 2005, Spencer Boerup quickly learned that modularity and ease of use aren’t very easily found in the world of flash …

Wide-angle Lenses and the Landscape

If there was ever a subject and a lens made for each other, then it is the wide-angle lens and the landscape. Wide-angle lenses are ideal for …

5 Painless Steps for Getting Rid of the Fear of Street Photography Once and for All

“Look at me,” he said. Complying, I turned in the man’s direction. “Look me in the eyes!”… I tried to raise my eyes and look into his, but I …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

Traditional Pinup Photos with Splashes of Milk as Clothes Captured with High-Speed Photography

Inspired by the classic pin-ups of the 1940’s and 1950’s, photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz came up with a current version of those iconic …