Richard Matthew Villareal

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Noriko Yabu’s Remarkable Underwater Nude Self Portraits (NSFW)

Of the classical elements, water is perhaps the one associated with its intuitive, creative, and emotional qualities. It is no surprise, then, that …

Using Fuji X Lenses vs Canon Full Frame Lenses

A lot of people (as in photographers that I know) have been talking about replacing or augmenting their current DSLR systems with mirrorless systems. …

First Look: Fujifilm X-T1

Reviews, X-Pert Corner<p><b>Pre-orders (and support FR)</b><p>After several months of restless work to make of the X-T1 one of the most leaked cameras ever, today …

These Are The Secrets of Professional Food Photographers

Food photography is a highly specialized niche in the world of professional photography. A food shoot often includes a team of experts (including a …

Landscape Photography

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Replication

How To Sharpen Eyes In Your Portraits To Make Them Pop

When looking at portraits, we have a tendency to look at the eyes first. We can't help it, it's part of human nature. This is why I personally …

Tutorials

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 …

Lightroom How To - One Tip and One Trick - Digital Photography School

5 Types of Light Shapers and What They Do

Some of us have one, some of us don't, but use one. I'm talking about a studio, and what do all studios have? Lights!<p>Studio lights are quite …

Setup

How To Practice Portraits Without Your Camera

Quite a few articles have been written about portraiture being one of the most difficult photography genres to master. Search online, and more than …

Photography

Using Flash Photography Along with Ambient Light

With careful use of flash, you can make your photos look natural—as though no artificial lighting had been used. Certain flash photography techniques …

Photography

How to Create a Porcelain Skin Effect with Boudoir Photography

The human body has been a common subject of photography since the 19th century, when boudoir “artist studies” first served as substitutes for live …

What is the Best Way to Post-Process Fuji X100s Colours? - MirrorLessons

<b>Update: the Fuji Film Simulation profiles are now included with Adobe Camera Raw 8.4. Check out our first impression article!</b><p>I am not usually the …

Pastel Post Processing and Fuji Colors

Since my earliest adventures in photography and post work, I have been drawn to the “pastel look” – a light, airy style with soft colors, glowy …

FUJIFILM

9 Essential Tips to Conquer Available Light Photography

Famed American Army general George S. Patton once advised those under his command to “accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of …

Landscape Photography

How to Adjust Black Levels in Lightroom to Create More Balanced Photographs

This video with Mark Wallace teaches you about innovative photography techniques, particularly with black and white levels. He uses an X-Rite …

Improving Composition with Tonal Contrast

If you were to ask me for two ways that you could improve the composition of your photos, the first piece of advice I would give you is to keep the …

Digital Photography

Photo Magic, 3D Photography

This will blow your mind. If you have never tried ‘free view’ 3D, then you might find it hard to imagine that you can take 3D photos with any camera …

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 Shoot a Live Band Without a Flash

Shooting gigs, in my opinion, is the second hardest form of photography, the first being landscapes. As a photographer, in a mosh pit of excited …

Shutter Speed

Get Greater Depth of Field with the Brenizer Method

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Do you dream of faster lenses, larger apertures, and ice cream?<p>We do too!<p>Too bad, brand new lenses don’t drop into …