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How to Use Graduated + Radial Filters in Lightroom

Lightroom is a great tool for organizing and editing your images. Basic controls like exposure and white balance make changes to your entire image. …

The Headshot Setup That Will Save You Time and Impress Your Clients

I call it the 3-in-1 Headshot Method. As a professional photographer it is imperative that you are able to adapt to your surrounds and the needs of …

Eating

Thunderstruck: A Guide to Photographing Lightning Part I

I love visiting the countryside. It's a great way to unwind, relax, and forget about the daily office hustle, the traffic, and whatever else is …

Google’s Photo-Editing Software For Professional Photographers Is Now Free

<b>With the</b> Nik Collection—a series of “seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities” designed for professional …

Software

Get Tack Sharp Images Without A Tripod

Tripods are essential tools for images that require slower shutter speeds like images in low-light or images capturing motion blur. But what do when …

How to Shoot Golden Hour Portraits That Require Less Editing

Spring is here; it’s a time for golden hour portraits and photographers to get excited about chasing the light in the creation of the killer photo. …

Shutter Speed

The Simple Art of Low Angle Composition - 4 Tips You Already Knew

Shooting at a Low Angle for Awesome Composition!<p>The first question we need to address is, <i>why take photos from a low angle</i>?<p>If we want to make a new …

Landscape Photography Composition Rules You Need to Start Using Today

When you look at a landscape photo, you likely know within just a split second if it's a good photo or not.You might not even be able to fully …

5 Basic Retouching Tools in Photoshop

In this short video, Jeff Rojas discusses 5 basic retouching tools in Photoshop and where they're best used.<p>Short Clip from "Photographing Men - The …

Where to Focus for Portrait Photography

Figuring out where to focus when shooting portraits may seem pretty straightforward, but there are a few basic things you should know. In the video …

Choosing the Best Lens for Wedding Portraits

Every wedding photographer has their favorite lens for photographing the couple. Some swear that shooting at 200mm produces the most flattering …

Photography

Underwater Photography Tips: Lens Techniques

A great rift slices through underwater photography: Dive guides categorize sites this way, photo competitions pigeonhole entries using it, and quite …

Golden Rectangle Composition

For today’s composition lesson, we will discuss the Golden Rectangle.<p>The Golden Rectangle is based on the ‘Golden Ratio’, the idea that there is this …

Tips for Posing Grooms: Wedding Photography

If you’re a wedding photographer, individual portraits of the bride and the groom in their wedding attire are some of your must-have shots. In this …

Here's Why Focusing and Recomposing Photographs Fails

Focus and recompose is an extremely common method for getting around AF sensors with limited AF point spread, but it's an imperfect technique that …

How to Improve Your Photography Composition with Any Camera

Composition has the power to make or break your photos. Photographer Marcin Lewandowski demonstrates in this short video:<p>Camera technology has …

Basic Headshot Setup to Get a Cinematic Look

Levy Moroshan wants to show you guys that with a simple tweak of his Basic Headshot setup you can get a whole new look. Something a bit more …

Photography Tips

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Photography

Street-Fotografie - Eine juristische Grauzone

…oder: Fifty shades of legal gray<p>Letzten Sonntag machte ich einen Spaziergang durch die Stadt mit dem Ziel, das Heimatmuseum zu besuchen, dessen …

Fotografie

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

Tutorials

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

This Video Shows You How to Hold a Camera to Avoid Camera Shake

A shaky camera means blurry photos, and while some cameras and lenses come with built-in stabilization, it doesn’t hurt to make sure you’re holding …

Photography Gear: A Complete Guide To Your Camera's Shutter Speed

A Complete Guide To Shutter Speed<p>Rating:<p>4.50 based on 2 Ratings<p>March 2, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>A Complete Guide To Shutter Speed www.sleeklens.com<p>Ever …

Shutter Speed

How to Price Your Photography Services - A Guide

Turning our passion for photography into a sustainable business is one of the most desired goals for many photographers, so learning <b>how to price your</b> …

Interview: So möchte Nikon den Weg aus der Krise schaffen

<b>Für Nikon läuft es aktuell nicht gut. Nun hat das Unternehmen erklärt, mit welchen Kameras man den Weg aus der Krise schaffen möchte.</b> <br>Der Weg aus der …

Saturation Vs. Vibrance: The Tips You Need to Know

When I first learned Photoshop, the saturation adjustment was one of the first tools I used.Why?Well, to put it simply, I already knew what …

How to reduce noise in your photos with no 3rd party plugins in Lightroom and Camera Raw

There’s plenty of great applications and plugins out there that will help you reduce noise in your images. Some are standalone apps while others are …

Tutorials

4 Composition Lessons Raphael Can Teach You About Photography

I’m currently inspired by a lot of painting, and trying to figure out how I can improve my compositions in photography from the masters of art, …