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Krolop & Gerst

Krolop & Gerst

Yongnuo's New YN-622 Radios Have LCD Screens

Yongnuo, the famous Chinese manufacturer of super affordable photography accessories, has upgraded their TTL compatible radio triggers. The new …

Portrait Lighting Setups Using One Light and Mirrors

If you think that professional-grade portrait lighting can only be achieved with multiple light sources, think again. Photographer Jay P. Morgan …

Demonstration

How to Take Photos from an Airplane Window

In this short article I will try to share some tips about taking photos from an airplane window. For frequent travelers with a DSLR, sitting in a …

Three Different Portraits Shot with Three Lights

Wondering why you should add more lights when you like the images you get with one or two? Are you trying to figure out if you can justify the …

How to Take Great HDR Photography

HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography is one of the more exciting techniques in the world of digital photography. HDR is essentially a number of …

Landscape Photography

How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

Photography

The Sabattier Effect

I have a rule when it comes to Photoshop, Lightroom, and post-processing in general. I have always felt that image manipulation should be a tool, not …

How To Convert Your Images To Black And White Using a Gradient Map

There are probably 50 different ways to convert your images to black and white in Photoshop. It could be done by using plugins, playing with the …

How to Make a High Fashion Specular Reflector

I've got a fun little DIY light modifier for you today. I call it the High Fashion Specular Reflector or "shiny board" for short. In my travels, I …

Goldener Schnitt oder Drittel Regel

Hier befasse ich mich mit einem Thema der Bildgestaltung. Wo ist der Unterschied zwischen dem goldenen Schnitt und der Drittel-Regel ? Für welche …

Goldener Schnitt und Fibonacci-Spirale Skript für Photoshop

Der Goldene Schnitt, Fibonacci-Spirale spielt in der Bildkomposition eine wichtige Rolle und kann in der Fotografie als Orientierung dienen. Einige …

Understanding White Balance

TUTORIALS: WHITE BALANCE<p>White balance (WB) is the process of removing unrealistic color casts, so that objects which appear white in person are …

Tutorials

The Rules of Composition in Photography

The rules of composition in photography were created as a general guideline for what works in good photos. In my opinion, there is no right or wrong …

Über 250 verschiede Lichtsetups zum Nachmachen › FotoBlog

Thomas Lammeyer hat in seinem Blog zum Foto Design über 250 Lichtsetups zusammengetragen, die sich wunderbar als Beispiele oder Anregungen zum …

Stunning Portraits: Manipulating White Balance

I am always looking for more interesting and unique ways to take interesting and beautiful portraits. It is a personal challenge for me to push my …

How to Mix Flash & Continuous Lighting for Dynamic Portraits

Lighting is tricky. Mixed lighting is trickier, and in most cases avoided. But learning to control mixed lighting can help you create a distinct look …

How to Enhance & Retouch an Image – Photoshop Tutorial

Sometimes we have a precious moment in our lives captured in the wrong way. This is where Photoshop is used to fix this problem — to enhance and …

Hidden Gems In Adobe Lightroom: Skin Smoothing

I’m going to be writing a few posts in a series that feature some of the more unique and hidden features of both Adobe Lightroom & Aperture. I call …

How To Dodge & Burn In Photoshop With Elena Jasic

We have featured Elena Jasic on Fstoppers a few times now. Most recently we featured a tutorial from her on how to utilize frequency separation. …

How To Color Tone Your Photos With Elena Jasic

If you are a regular reader of Fstoppers, than by now you should be familiar with Elena Jasic and her amazing photography and retouching skills. …

Bildbearbeitung: Schärfung, lokaler und globaler Kontrast – eine Begriffsklärung mit Anwendungsbeispielen (2)

Der nachfolgende Artikel will zu einer Klärung der oben genannten, oftmals etwas widersprüchlich bzw. verwirrend verwendeten Begriffe beitragen und …

Rules for Perfect Lighting: Understanding The Inverse-Square Law

In technical terms, an inverse-square law is defined as "any physical law stating that some physical quantity or strength is inversely proportional …

Mathematics