Lamar Trevino

103 Flips | 2 Magazines | 3 Likes | @anemptyglass | Keep up with Lamar Trevino on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lamar Trevino”

How to Shoot Stunning Blue Hour Cityscapes

Many of us, even those just starting out in photography have heard of the golden hour. Technically it's golden hours because you have one around …

Landscape Photography

5 Important Photographers Working with Long Exposure

We have previously discussed the main reason that long-exposure photography is so appealing – because of how it presents the world in front of us, …

Landscape Photography

How to Create and Shoot Night Portraits

If you limit your portrait photography to daylight, you’re missing out on a chance to get some really cool people photos. Whether you just want …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

The best free photo editor 2018

The right free photo editor can transform an ordinary picture into something breathtaking. Like most of us, you likely have dozens, if not hundreds …

Tutorials

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

In Defense of Flickr: 8 Reasons I’m Sticking Around

I’ve read two articles this week that appear critical of Flickr and thought I’d take a moment to address both, as well as share some of my own …

Special Effect - How to Create Multiple Flash Exposures in a Single Frame

Many photographic techniques, rightfully, tend to focus on polished images. They vary anywhere on the spectrum from getting sharper images to …

Photoskop Helps You Learn Photography for Free via Interactive Online Lessons

Want to learn the basics of photography for free from the comfort of your own home? There are many ways to do so these days, but a new one you might …

A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Post-Production Software

When it comes to choosing your first piece of post-production software you may find yourself spinning in circles. There’s so much to choose from, and …

How to Use the Brenizer Method For Better Portaits

At some point in your photography learning career, you've likely encountered the Brenizer Method. The Brenizer Method, also known as the Bokeh …

5 Steps to Rock the Brenizer Method

What is the Brenizer Method? The Brenizer Method is named after wedding photographer, Ryan Brenizer. He invented the method (but didn’t name it) and …

Dramatic Beauty Tutorial Part 4: What Is Negative Dodge and Burn

In my opinion, mastering negative dodge and burn is the key to any beauty retouch. There are many steps and many hours that go into a great retouch, …

How the Photoshop Liquify Tool Can Be Used to Improve Your Portraits

Use it well and you can make very subtle changes to the look of a model’s face, body or clothing. Use it badly and you might become a feature on one …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

Case Study: Combining Two Images Into One Using Photoshop

As a bird photographer, I've continued to get the question, “I have two birds in the photo, but only one is in focus. How do I get both birds, …

Cloned: 14 Skillful Examples of Photographic Multiplicity

Photographers who are dedicated to their craft spend copious amounts of time and energy trying to improve. The specific skills that one seeks to …

5 Photoshop Layer Mask Tricks - Video Tutorial

Photoshop has many features that can make photo editing both non-destructive and creative. Using Layer masks is one such feature. Masks can also be …

How to do Frequency Separation Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

Portrait retouching may be accomplished using many different methods. Still, how often have you seen a portrait image that has been retouched to the …

Photographing Stars Using a Kit Lens

Looking at a starry sky while sitting in the open is always a soothing experience, but shooting those stars is a much better one. Have you seen those …

Digital Photography

Testing Out a Rosco Gel Kit for Creative and Colorful Photographic Lighting

I received a Rosco Gel kit a week ago, and after a few tests I can say I really love using all the awesome colors for my photography.<p>The kit includes …

6 Helpful Functions of the Shift Key When Working in Photoshop

I was working on a commissioned artwork in Photoshop today and I noticed something. I keep my left hand over the shift key pretty much the entire …

Tutorials

Beginner's Guide to Light Painting

What is light painting? Light painting is an imaging technique that uses a moving light source to add light to an under-illuminated subject while …

10 Reasons to Ditch Your Softbox for a Light Panel

So you want to create soft, beautiful light? One of the first light modifiers that comes to your mind is probably the tried and tested softbox. But, …

Home Depot

Turn your DSLR Camera into a Wildlife Camera Trap

If you have an old DSLR camera lying around, you could be putting it to work as a camera trap for photographing wildlife. What is a camera trap? A …

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

Get Ready for the Holidays with this Tutorial on How to Photograph Christmas Lights

In honor of the holiday season, Jay P. Morgan of <i>The Slanted Lens</i> decided it would be a wonderful idea to show the world how to photograph Christmas …

Hands On: See How the Nikon D750 Performs in a Plethora of Real-World Situations

The Canon 7D Mark II has kind of stolen many of the headlines away from a different camera that was released right around the same time: the Nikon …