Esther Quartiero

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Honest Action Video - HOME ALONE - The Many Deaths of Harry and Marv

How Every Pixar Movie Is Connected

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Lighting Up Your Photography With Light Trails

At the most general level, photographing light trails means locating a place where you can capture some type of light that will be seen over time. …

Landscape Photography

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

Part 2 | Using Levels To Add Color In Photoshop

In part 1 I covered the process of building the best panoramas with little distortion by finding the no parallax spot in your lens. In part 2 we add …

Tutorials

A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets

Lost your Photo Mojo? Ten Tips to Bring Back the Magic

Digital Photography

Digital Photo Retouching eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>Professional Retouching Techniques<p>We’ve put together a beautiful eBook for you to get inspired and learn professional tricks and techniques from a …

9 Fantastic Tutorials on Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the issues with photographing people is that cameras tend to pick up every imperfection and blemish on people's faces – far more than we tend …

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2 fashion photographers 2 beauty retouching styles: Jeff Rojas (USA) vs. Dave Kai-Piper (UK)

What have an American photographer and English photographer in common? Both are fashion photographers and both retouch their final images.<p>Two styles …

Using Photoshop To Turn A Wedding Reception In To A Police Chase

Featured last year for his "Wedding Day Zombie Apocalypse" composite, Photographer Josiah Moore is up to his old tricks again. This past fall he shot …

Weddings

HDR Vertoramas - Interior Photography at its Best!

So, I am actually reviewing <i>my own eBook</i> here now. The <i>5 Day Deal Event</i> is on the finishing straight, and over the last three days, I have reviewed six …

Landscape Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Time-Lapse Video

In this article, we’re going to help you to create your very own time-lapse video.<p>What is Time-Lapse?<p>Time-Lapse photography is a way of recording a …

Using Aperture Blending to Control Motion

For outdoor photography, there’s a very easy way to achieve motion blur effects AND get great image quality at the same time without using an ND …

Landscape Photography

Layering for Simplicity in Photoshop

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mark Morrow.<p>As an active photographer in my area, I tend to receive a lot of interest and curiosity as to …

A lighter look – in pictures

From the silly to the sublime: some of the week's more entertaining photographs<p>For more from the Guardian picture desk today see our live blog

DIY: Photo Shake Notebooks

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>This is the year you get organized. You’re gonna need a notebook for to-do’s and goal lists.<p>But not just any ol’ …

Crafting

Dark and Moody Zoo Animal Portraits by Alex Teuscher

Geneva-based photographer Alex Teuscher shows us the fine art of zoo animals with these dark and moody portraits. He originally came up with the idea when he was going through his old files of animal photos and felt like something was missing. “I decided to experiment and see what kind of results I …

Animals

When Photographers Attack: The 7 Most Controversial Issues in Photography Today

One of the absolute minefields for new folks entering the photography space is that they don't have any background to the multitude of “industry …

Photography

7 awesome ways to creatively use your on-camera flash.

Do you ever feel the need to have an artificial light source when photographing? You don’t have to look any further, as you probably already have a …

9 Most Common Beauty Photography Mistakes

I would like to wrap up my Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits series in a quick roundup on the most common mistakes I have been …

Framing

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Creative Photo Manipulations by Hugh Kretschmer

Creative Photo Manipulations by Hugh Kretschmer<p>LA photographer Hugh Kretschmer creates incredible photo illustrations, ranging from commercial …

Graphic Design