Lester Victoriano

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How Many Studio Lights Do You Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

M-Magazine: A New Publication that Only Features Photos Taken with Leica M-Series Cameras

It’s been sixty years since the launch of the Leica M3, Leica’s first M-series rangefinder camera. Since then, an unimaginable number of images have …

Food Photography Tips | The Basics Of Food Photography

Food photography has been booming in the recent years with many photographers ditching portrait and wedding gigs to concentrate their whole business …

The Flexible HSL and Color Adjustments

<i>This is an excerpt from our eBook, “Develop Great Images in Lightroom”.<br>Download it over at iTunes and Scribd!</i><p>In the Mastering Exposure and Tone …

How to Create a Cinemagraph Using Photoshop in Under a Minute

Cinemagraphs are photographs that are partially animated or in motion. Most of the time, they are created by taking a series of photographs and only …

Video: How to Choose and Use Graduated ND Filters for Landscape Photography

Graduated ND (neutral density) filters have been a staple of landscape photography for a long time now, but if you’ve never taken the time to learn …

ColorChecker: How to Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

One of the best kept secrets within the fashion and beauty photography is the way to obtain absolutely perfect and flawless skin colors, brightness …

Video: A Full Portrait Retouch Done Completely in Capture One Pro 8

There are a seemingly infinite number of videos that walk you through retouching a portrait from beginning to end; however, most of them are based in …

How To Use Color Contrast To Make An Image More Interesting

Did you know that you can use color contrast to make your photos more interesting and attention-grabbing? You can achieve it only if you understand …

Give Your Photographs The Stage They Deserve - Make Sure Your Website is Mobile Ready

If you post amazing professional-quality photographs to your website and nobody can access them, are they really that amazing? Nobody will know. All …

Smarter Sharpening in Photoshop using Adobe Camera Raw

Sharpening in Photoshop has traditionally involved a compromise between applying it to the places in the image that you want to sharpen and avoiding …

DIY: Create a Dead Simple Product Shot Setup Using One Light and Tin Foil

If you’re looking for a dead-simple product shot setup that will yield impressive results, this two minute tutorial is just what you’re …

Video Tutorial: How to Create Clean, Flawless Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions can be a critical resource in any photographer’s workflow. Turning otherwise monotonous tasks into an autonomous utility, actions …

Tutorial: An Effective Method for Fixing Uneven Skin Tones in Photoshop

There are times when capturing portraits that you’ll notice the skin tone of the subject varies between their face and their body. It’s a rather …

Get Lost in These Captivating Natural Light Portraits by Cristina Hoch

Spain-based photographer Cristina Hoch has a knack for shooting portraiture. Also a Biology major at the University of Granada, Hoch has been taking …

Before-and-After Photo Series Shows How Dramatically Lighting Affects Portraits

It’s not news that lighting makes or breaks an image, particularly portraits. But in <i>Perception Is Reality</i> by photographer Sebastian Petrovski, we get …

Lighting To Lightroom: A Location Photoshoot | Zack Arias

For fear of sounding like an old tired cliche, or getting too Tony Robbins on you, I’ll say that as much as you can read about how to shoot, it won’t …

Clever Infographic for Brides Reveals All of the Little Known Costs of Being a Wedding Photographer

We’ve said this about a few other wedding photography resources, but this infographic is the kind of thing every bride and groom should be shown …

Video: Erik Almas Defends Composite Photography and Shows You How It’s Done

Erik Almas is here today to share his personal perspective on what a composition is and where he believes it falls in the world of photography. …

Are Composite Images Truly Photographs? {And How to Do Them Well}| Erik Almas

The Vulnerable Artist<p>What astounds me about Erik Almas, perhaps even more than his already-astounding artwork, is his vulnerability to open up to his …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

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Photographer Uses Natural Light & Subdued Tones to Create Gorgeous, Atmospheric Portraits

Twenty-seven year old Alessio Albi captures incredible, emotionally charged portraits using nothing more than natural light and the environment …

Why Curves is One of the Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop

To a novice photographer, Photoshop can seem daunting with its countless tools. To many experienced photographers, Photoshop’s curves can bring …

Tutorial: How to Quickly and Easily Create the Dolly/Hitchcock Zoom in Your Time-Lapses

As timelapses become more and more ubiquitous throughout the photography and filmmaking community, people are continuously looking for unique ways to …

Get the Guide: 10 Branding Secrets for Photographers

What words would you use to describe your photography brand? Fun? Reliable? Adventurous? If you struggle to answer, our latest guide, 10 Branding …

Understanding Aperture: Why Shooting Wide Open Isn’t Always the Best Choice

When you drop hundreds or thousands of dollars on a new piece of fast glass, it’s natural to want to shoot it wide-open until the focusing ring falls …

Crop or Crap: Zack Arias Takes a Real-World Look at the Crop vs Full-Frame Debate

Zack Arias is a man who knows his gear inside and out. Switching multiple times between various companies, he’s seen almost everything there is to …