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C'est Chic: Street Style from Paris

The final days of Fashion Month are upon us, and some might argue fashion saves the best for last. Make your own assessments and peruse Diego Zuko's best off the catwalk shots.<p>The final days of Fashion Month are upon us, and some might argue fashion saves the best for last. Make your own …

The Synergy of Fashion and Fine Art: MMM Exclusive Interview with Miss Aniela

<b>Scarlet Song</b><p>London-based photographer Natalie Dybisz, better known as Miss Aniela, has amassed a wide collection of images that present a cohesive collaboration of fashion and fine art, blurring the lines between the two. Taking inspiration from a variety of art forms, the photographer tells us, “I …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

13 Tips for Effective Environmental Portraits

Departing from the standard “torso-up” headshot portrait, an environmental portrait portrays a subject in a location that lends insight into who the …

Matching Sunlight with Lighting Equipment for Outdoor Fashion Photography

When starting out using strobes, you might think that it’s pointless to use them outside during a sunny day. However, there are many situations that …

Tips for Using Window Light in Portrait Photography

Back in the 80’s and 90’s window lighting was very avant-garde and fashionable. However, then the window was always part of the scene. The subject …

How to Increase Your Metabolism

Metabolism is the rate at which your body process the food that you put into it. If you're trying to lose weight, increasing your metabolic rate may …

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 …

How to Make an Alabama Slammer

An Alabama Slammer is a popular cocktail that is made with Southern Comfort, amaretto liqueur, sloe gin, and orange juice or lemon …

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Wide Angle Photography Tips

Ahh…wide angle photography, probably one of the easiest types of photos to take, but also one of the hardest areas in which to excel. Have you ever …

DIY: Film Canister Bag Address Tags

I’ve seen lots of used film canisters repurposed as dangling bag accessories for sale in trendy parts of Hong Kong. The idea is to drill or burn a …

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …