Chris Pearson

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The Image Story: A Website that Dives Into the Story Behind Incredible Photographs

The saying goes: <i>a picture is worth a thousand words.</i> I certainly agree with this sentiment, but there’s more to it. For every thousand words the …

New Top Level Domains for Photographers, Grab Them While They Last

As was inevitable, the more common and generic top level domains (e.g. .com, .net, and even .co) are becoming scarce as more and more domains are …

Super Simple Effect Makes Regular GIFs or Photos Seem Three Dimensional

Actual 3D footage can be a pain, both to capture and to watch, which is why we fell in love with this super simple technique when we ran across it. …

Want to Land More Gigs? These Portfolio Tips May Do the Trick

Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks, based in L.A., are commercial photographers. They are also happily married. Though they maintain separate …

How to Use a Reflector with Natural Light for Powerful Portrait Photography

Building your lighting arsenal requires just as much thought as choosing your camera body and lenses. You have to consider what environments you’ll …

Photography

Buyers Weigh In: What Makes a Website Great

When we talked to photo buyers for last year’s survey, we also wanted to know what makes a photographer’s website outstanding. They told us they …

Soft Flattering Color Portraits in Lightroom 4 and Lightroom 5

Introduction The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to …

Editing Eyes for Portraits that Pop in Adobe Lightroom

While many will tell you that you should do all your eye-retouching and editing in Adobe Photoshop, there is an amazing amount of editing that you …

Mastering Challenging Lighting Conditions for Nightclub Style Photography

Commercial photographers are regularly faced with challenging lighting conditions and rigid deadlines. Meticulous planning and flexibility are …

Photography

DIY: 35mm Film Slide Business Cards

Want to make some business cards for your photography business that stand out from among traditional cards? Try making some in the style of 35mm film …

Get an Invisible Black Background to Your Portraits - Shooting Anywhere

In this video Glyn Dewis demonstrates how he gets his ‘Invisible Black Background’ effect when taking a portrait. The technique will allow you to …

Photography

Review: Sequence a Mac Time Lapse Compiler

A few months ago I found myself looking for an easy way to compile all the images I took into a timelapse. I browsed the web and found ways to …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

10 Valuable Photography Studio Tips

Many photographers know how to use their camera and their lights, but not all will know the ins and outs of working in a studio. There are several …

Photography Tips

Portrait Photography Photoshop Tutorial: Skin Retouching

One of the most fundamental and most utilized skills of retouching portrait images with Photoshop is skin correction. Fine lines, discoloration, etc. …

How to Read Clouds as a Photographer

Having been a wedding photographer in Sydney for a few years, I’m continually amazed at how much my photography is dependent on weather conditions. …

Photography

Muscle Car Photography Lighting Techniques

If you’ve ever tried to photograph a shiny object, you know how reflections can throw a wrench into your shoot. Likewise, if you’ve ever shot …