Patrick Mark

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How to Use Channel Mixer in Photoshop to Create Amazing Black and White Images

In the early days of digital, one of the biggest criticisms was that black and white images were nowhere near as good as their film based …

Up the Ambient, Create Beautiful Portraits by Mimicking Daylight

When I first picked up a DSLR and got a taste of artificial lighting, I loved shooting in darkness. I felt like I could control light a lot easier …

Shutter Speed

Lighting On White - Imitating The Sun In The Studio

Creative clients and photographers love shooting on white. Whether it be seamless paper, foam core board or a cyclorama wall. I’m not sure if it’s …

Say Yes To Noon Sun - Create Amazing Portraits With One Simple Tool

I've been there, standing in the middle of a field on a hot day with a scorching sun, mulling back and forth on how to capture a quality shot. In the …

Sharpening With Blur - Bring Back Insane Detail With This Quick Technique

Sharpening is a mystery to many, some do it well and others don't. There are quite a few methods to sharpen an image including the use of a High Pass …

Tutorials

What Is The Difference Between a Parabolic Reflector, a Beauty Dish, and an Octobox?

When it comes to shaping the light sources photographers use, there are a lot of modifiers available. Each lighting modifier has it's own …

Tutorials

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

How to Recover Deleted and Corrupted Photos from Your Memory Card

One of the very worst things a photographer can suffer is the loss of images from a memory card. It is a feeling that kicks you in the stomach, even …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get …

Roasted Summer Vegetable Mac + Cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.<p>In a large bowl, combine corn, …

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

• 1/2 cup ketchup<br>• 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice<br>• About 1/4 cup Cholula hot sauce or Homemade Pepper Sauce<br>• 1/4 cup olive oil<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• Freshly …

Recipes

Tips for Handling an Overload of Lettuce

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p>Your eyes got bigger than your stomach at the farmers market (or your CSA box …

Tilapia Tots

Fish haters everywhere! You gotta gotta gotta try this recipe. Tilapia was never this fun to eat! Who knew? These amazing little balls are filled …

DW Chase by David Wagner : HQ images - Homotrophy | Sexy gay blog | Hot Men | Male Models | Fashion

Here’s a beautiful and ultra sexy photo set of <b>DW Chase</b>, shot by <b>David Wagner</b>, Los Angeles based photographer <b>[click image to enlarge]</b>.<p>A big thanks to</b> …