Uwe Kosa

2,122 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | 18 Followers | @kosauwe | Keep up with Uwe Kosa 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 “Uwe Kosa”

6 Tips That Will Improve Your Portraiture!

Portrait Photography.<br>Even if you've been photographing portraits for years, you’ll never stop learning new things, new techniques, and just try to …

4 Steps to Photographing Statues and Sculptures

Statues and sculpture range broadly from historical figures, modern abstracts in a variety of materials to mass produced replicas of the real thing. …

You Will Fail from Time to Time, Always Try to ‘Fail Forward’

In Silicon Valley we have a saying: “<i>Fail forward</i>.” I think it is a beautiful saying—because it isn’t telling us that failure is okay for failure’s …

6 Tips for Photographing During Winter Nights

Mid Year Sale – 30-50% Off<p>Start-to-Finish Photography Workflows by Ryan Dyar, Nick Page, Anne Mckinnell, Kate Silvia & More!<p>For Limited Time …

3 Awesome Uses of the Radial Filter in Lightroom | 3 Colors

I just love using the radial filter in Lightroom it's such a powerful tool for enhancing your images. In this video, you'll learn the top three ways …

Drone Photography Starter Basics: How to Get Started by Liz Pekler

3 Extremely Useful Photoshop Techniques you Should Know

We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of …

How to Fake the Northern Lights in Photoshop

Seeing and photographing the Aurora Borealis is pretty high on many a photographer’s wish list, but if you don’t live in the arctic circle (or don’t …

How to Turn the World Upside-Down Using Lightroom and Photoshop (Sponsored)

Amsterdam-based photographer Nana-Ampofo has the restlessness of an avid adventurer, combined with the visual wit of a surrealist. Originally from …

Central Europe

37 Links to Bring You Up to Speed on the World of Photography This Week

As another week passes by, we find Toad Hollow Photography searching in all corners of the internet for links to tutorials, special features, great …

Tips for Processing Winter Landscapes in Lightroom

I see a lot of winter. The interior of Alaska, where I live, gets a solid six months, often seven, of the white stuff. Essentially anytime from …

Quick Tip About Reducing Noise

I’m not a fan of noise reduction at all, because to me (just my opinion) it does something worse than what noise does to my image — it blurs the …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Beginner's Guide to Buying Filters

For most photographers, their first experience with a filter is when it is suggested they purchase a UV or Skylight filter to protect their lens. …

How to Fix a Bent Horizon in Photoshop

Blending with Light – 50% OFF<p>Create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p>For Limited Time Only<p>5Days0Hours2Minutes35Seconds<p>Find …

Travel Portraits – How to Take People Pictures Like the Pros

You’re hitting the road and your camera is at the top of the old checklist. Your goal is to make photographs that will be memorable and bring back …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation - a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

Tutorials

So gelingen Fotos von Gebäuden

Wolkenkratzer, Industrieruine, Wohnkomplex: Gebäude können spannende Fotomotive sein. Wer gute Aufnahmen will, hat vor allem mit drei Dingen zu …

How to Remove A Soft-Edged Object Using The Pen & Clone Stamp Tools In Photoshop

Last week I came across a photo by Adolfo Peñaloza in the Constructive Critique section of our website. It was a nice portrait and just needed some …

5 Tips to Take Better Sunset Photos - and Why Not to Photograph the Sunset Directly

As a landscape photographer, I participate in many online groups, and I also teach classes where I get the opportunity to see less experienced …

8 Common Autofocus Problems and Their Solutions

Having trouble nailing tack-sharp autofocus with your camera? Aside from technical proficiency, there are a number of other issues that could be …

How to Make Your Existing Photos Shine in Post Production in The Next 20 Minutes (Lightroom Special)

Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not …

8 Tips for Making Better Environmental Portraits in Natural Light

Environmental portraits typically portray a person in their natural environment. Different from traditional portraits shot in a studio, locational …

How to Take Better Street Photographs by Staying Inconspicuous

Street photography is widely known for producing “candid” images that, in most cases, show people’s truest natures in their regular context of work, …

5 Important Focal Lengths to Know and the Benefits of Each

Please note: all focal lengths mentioned in this article are in reference to 35mm full frame sensors. There are photographers that favor the …

3 Important Ways To Edit Color In Lightroom

Being able to adjust color is an important skill which every photographer should know. This article will cover three methods to adjust and sometimes …

Photograph More Like a Pro, Not Like a Tourist

A few years ago, I decided that I would like to get into photography. So, I did some research and bought a fairly expensive DSLR camera. I also read …

8 Tips to Get Started with Food Photography

Making food look appetizing, is not quite as simple as photographing your plate. There are a number of tricks that you can use to really enhance the …

Photography

How to Sharpen Noisy Images with Photoshop | 3 Colors

In this video, you'll learn a technique for sharpening noisy images without adding noise back into your image.<p>After cleaning up a really noisy image …

5 Quick Tips for Better Blue Hour Photography

Blue hour is a special time for photographers. The sky turns a different shade of blue, it’s velvety and delicious. It’s easy to take photos during …

Digital Photography