Miguel Castilla

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An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

Tutorials

Control the Contrast in Beauty Portraits: Shaping a Model's Face with light

Join Daniel Norton OnSet in his studio in New York City as he demonstrates a simple technique to control the contrast in beauty portraits using the …

How to Use Adjustment Layers to Create Light Flares and Haze

Atmospheric effects can enhance your photos, be it with in-camera techniques or postproduction effects. Light flares are one of the most popular …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Create Dramatic B&W Photos with a “Classic” Film Look (VIDEO)

There are numerous methods for converting color images to black and white, and some are more effective than others. In this Photoshop tutorial, …

How To Build A DIY Light Blaster™ And Create Photographic Projections

A while back I saw the Light Blaster in a online shopping site, I liked the effect and that Inspire me to build a Light Blaster on my own.<p>My first …

How to Construct Your Own High-Quality V-Flats for Studio Photography

Who's ready to go to Home Depot and undertake an easy weekend DIY project to improve your studio work? This helpful video will show you how to …

How to Set up Three-Point Lighting for Portrait Photography

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Learn the fundamentals, and you …

Photography

This Photographer Documented 4 Best Friends In The Bronx For 2 Years

<i>Editor's note: This story was amended on October 9. Certain quotes from the photographer pertaining to the subjects in the photos were removed.</i><p>Renell …

Wanna save on a Hasselblad X1D? B&H Photo has a few USED.

Wanna save on a Hasselblad X1D? B&H Photo has a few USED I had a couple emails last week from some asking me if I knew where they could buy a used …

Digital Cameras

8 of the weirdest hotels and motels in the United States

A stay at your average run-of-the-mill hotel chain — while adequate in most cases — can be underwhelming for some seasoned travelers.<p>Sure, there's something to be said for a predictable motel room with a queen bed and cable TV, but some tourists would rather eschew a typical lodging experience in …

Stephen King

How to Live ON PURPOSE and Maximize Every Freaking Day | Inc.com

Today can be as great as you want it to be.<p>Your fate isn't set. You get to decide how much of yourself you're going to put into today.<p>Rather than saying, "Well, we'll see what happens," you must powerfully state, <i>"Today, I'm going to make it happen!"</i><p>When you go into the gym, you get to decide how …

Framing

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side | Inc.com

Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here are 101 of the best positive quotes guaranteed to change your attitude and make you feel happy.<p>There are some classics in the list, and …

Motivation

Effective Lighting Tips for Simple Item Product Photography

You can really do wonders with a simple product like a bottle of deodorant with good photography skills and some Photoshop magic. But even with …

Tutorials

How to Discover Your Personal Style as a Photographer

Style. How do you find it? Is it something that instantly comes into being once you begin taking photos, or does it develop over time? It's likely …

3 Light Setup for Outdoor Portraits with Just 1 Light

Equipment that a photographer chooses to use for for the photo shoot and how it is used determines the effect of shadows and highlights on the …

Photography

Use Focal Length and Clever Lighting to Create More Dramatic Portraits

You don't need a ton of gear to produce dramatic portraits. By using focal length and lighting to your advantage you really can add so much more …

Landscape Photography

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY MANUAL BY ERIC KIM

Dear friend,To kick off STREET CLUB and STREET NOTES MOBILE EDITION, and VITRUVIAN CAMERA ARTWEAR, here is my gift to you: a new book on street …

Street Photography

Get Creative with an App: Cool Smartphone Apps for Photography II

Get Creative with an App: Cool Smartphone apps for photography – Part 2<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 3 Ratings<p>June 28, 2017 By Simran Nanwani<p>Get Creative with …

How a photographer created fantastic light painting with fire

“Playing with fire” denotes something dangerous and with a possible negative outcome. But in photography, playing with fire can be exactly the …

How to Clean Your Tripod and Give it a New Lease on Life

Dirt and grime are two of the biggest enemies of the tripod in its natural habitat, grinding the threads and turning even the best of tripods into a …

Esta guía de iluminación para cien configuraciones distintas está disponible gratis gracias a Broncolor

Si eres de los que se quedan embobados ante las fotos perfectas que lucen muchos anuncios publicitarios (y que parecen sólo al alcance de unos pocos) …

Mañana lunes Tutorial de Photoshop para aprender a hacer dobles exposiciones

Mañana lunes 13 de marzo publicaremos un tutorial de Photoshop en el que mostramos cómo hacer dobles exposiciones para hacer retratos como

Comparing a VSCO Film Emulation to the Actual Film

I’ve been a user of VSCO Film for Lightroom for several years now. I’ve been happy with the results, but I wanted to see how close VSCO’s settings …

An Interview with Photographer Tina Barney

Tina Barney is one of the most acclaimed fine art photographers in the U.S. She became well known photographing her real family in Rhode Island, and …

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

Tutorials

Los concursos de fotografía que no te puedes perder

Anualmente se celebran numerosos concursos de fotografía, los cuales nos brindan asombrosas imágenes de las que podemos aprender para realizar …