skillz8048

81 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 6 Following | @skillz8048 | Keep up with skillz8048 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 “skillz8048”

Some Innovative Fixes for Those Pesky Lens Reflections in Photoshop

No matter the sneaky techniques you use to get around it, sometimes eyeglass reflections are just impossible to avoid when photographing people. It’s …

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

Wedding Photography

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …

Tutorials

A Simple Setup for Cosmetic Product Photography

Getting a classic, high-key look in product photography doesn’t have to be expensive. In the video below, photographer Dustin Dolby of Workphlo …

Instagram Hashtags for Portrait Photographers

You shoot portrait photography. Maybe your style is to capture only the face, or to include the subject’s torso. Maybe you like to shoot the entire …

Photography

Digital Blending is a Post Production Technique You Need to Get a Hold Of

Digital Blending in Photography is Nothing New<p>If that's the case, how come you're still not using it as much as you could be?<p>If you're a landscape, …

Tutorials

A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting Your Photos Online

As a photographer, you obviously want to spend your time focusing on your passion: capturing great images, being creative, and making art. …

WD-40 and microwaved tampons: secrets of food photography revealed

Behind most professional food photos is a stylist who tricks the viewer. These deceits range from a touch of lipstick to redden a strawberry, to “milkshakes” made from mashed potatoes. It’s not that food stylists are liars and cheats. They’re simply in the business of improvisation.<p>Throughout the …

Ice Cream

17 Ideas for Marketing Your Wedding Photography in the Off-Season

Weddings are a seasonal thing. They really pick up in spring, roll on at a steady pace through summer and then spike into the fall. But then comes …

10 Different Ways You Can Use a Single Softbox

When you’re just starting out in photography, you may not have a lot of money to invest in putting together a high-end arsenal of studio lighting …

Film Posters

4 Tips for Posing Subjects by Wedding Photographer Lexia Frank

Earlier this year, wedding photographer Lexia Frank published a series of 4 short videos that teach how to properly pose models in order to minimize …

High Impact Flash Photography Tips at Dusk

Dusk and dawn are magical times of day! Combine an interesting background with an interesting well-lit subject at exactly the right moment… Boom!!! …

How To: A Primer on Reducing Noise in Photos Using Adobe Lightroom

Nothing can be more frustrating than taking a beautiful photograph only to later find out that it is riddled with digital noise. While digital image …

Tutorials

12 Posing Cues from 12 Incredible Photographers

As I dive deeper and deeper into the world of professional photography, I find that my educational needs frequently change. Every one of us should …

Video: Boost your SEO – 8 Tips To Get You Started

We get it: Search Engine Optimization can seem complicated, and you probably want to throw in the towel on the whole thing if you’ve tried time and …

How to do Frequency Separation Portrait Retouching in Photoshop

Portrait retouching may be accomplished using many different methods. Still, how often have you seen a portrait image that has been retouched to the …

Five Useful Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe makes life easier for Lightroom users by building in keyboard shortcuts. You probably know some of the more important ones by heart (e.g.: T to …

7 Tips to Take Better Family Photos

Regardless of the type of photographer you are, family photos are among the most important pictures you’ll ever take. Here are some things to keep in …

Complete Lighting Walk-through & Behind The Scenes Footage Of A Fitness Photoshoot

We’re only rarely treated to such thorough walk-throughs and behind the scenes footage as the one pro photographer, Alexis Cuarezma has posted over …

Las Vegas

How To Fix Flyaway Hairs In Photoshop

Dealing with hair during your post-processing can be such a pain. This is especially true if you can’t afford to have an assistant or hair stylist on …

The Many uses of White Seamless (Part II) by Zack Arias

Here is the second part of lighting a white seamless. In part one Zack covered the basics in terms of gear and space and demonstrated how this all …

Must-Have Filters for Landscape Photography

While I was photographing the beautiful scenery of the Glacier National Park at sunrise, I realized that some filters are pretty much required to get …

Landscape Photography

Wedding Photography Tips | Compilation of our Best

Our most requested tutorial for a SLR Lounge Workshop has by far been a wedding photography workshop. We’ve been working on creating one for almost 2 …

Weddings

Stuck in Customs Newsletter - Free Lightroom Presets, Free Tutorials plus a Holiday Sale!

Trey’s Lightroom Presets - FREE Starter pack!<p>Early Warning: My Presets are Wild. Wild dot com.<p>If you like mild presets that do just a little thing …

Tutorials

4 Techniques that Will Help You Master Dodging and Burning Your Photos

If you have 30-minutes to spare for a tutorial, check out this one by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz on the techniques of dodging …

Half Past Autumn: The Life and Work of Gordon Parks – Must Watch Documentary

<b>Gordon Parks</b> was a true modern renaissance man with achievements in many fields. Among his many accomplishments, he was a groundbreaking photographer …

Photography

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

When Pricing Your Photography, Focus on the Value of Your Images

Lately, I have been seeing lots of memes and writings for photographers that try to justify the rates we charge to potential clients who seemingly do …

Abstract Long Exposure Photos of Sneakers Look Like Colorful, Glowing Vinyl

It’s a frisbee! It’s an LP! It’s a… Nike sneaker!? Photographer Joost van Brug‘s abstract photos of 24 iconic Nike sneakers are unlike any shoe …