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How to Create "Burning Man" Photos
How to Create "Burning Man" Photos
In the video, DigitalRev shows how you can create the effect that somebody is on fire without actually setting fire to your subject. And since real props often yield better results than digitally altering the photo, we thought it was a good idea, as well.
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Is Film Photography Making a Comeback?
Is Film Photography Making a Comeback?
When Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in 2012, many people sort of believed—and tried to come to terms with the idea—that film photography was dying out. We had transitioned nicely into the world of digital photography, a much more convenient and cost effective format, but there were still photographers out there who weren’t (and aren’t) ready to let film go.
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Interesting Photo of the Day: Christmas Tree Zoom
Interesting Photo of the Day: Christmas Tree Zoom
Zooming is one of many cool effects that can be achieved using longer exposures. This particular photo was taken by zooming out during a nine second exposure of a Christmas tree.
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Exploring Lighting Effects in Photoshop – Video Tutorial
Exploring Lighting Effects in Photoshop – Video Tutorial
Lighting effects in Photoshop can be very powerful. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to adjust light, create your own lighting, manipulate the atmosphere and ambiance of a scene and create unique and striking images using Adobe Photoshop.
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How to Create Cosmic Photos and Timelapses with a Sheet of Glass
How to Create Cosmic Photos and Timelapses with a Sheet of Glass
What do you get when you combine condensed milk, food coloring, and hydrogen peroxide? No, not your favorite holiday cookie recipe, but rather a stellar way to make cosmic effects.
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How to Use Strip Softboxes for Dramatic Portraits
How to Use Strip Softboxes for Dramatic Portraits
In going for a darker, low-pass portrait, Belluso needed to isolate his subject from the rest of the hangar, while still providing the highlights he needed to accent the glider in the background. In effect, he needed quite a bit of control over the intensity and directionality of his light. With the the Dou Discus gilder, this was done by hoisting the wing strip lights far above the wings and aligning them with the contours.
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How to Photograph Swimwear
How to Photograph Swimwear
When shooting at the beach, there are a lot of elements to keep track of. The wind, the water, and the sun can all have huge effects on a swimwear photoshoot.
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Wedding Photography Ideas You Might Want to Try
Wedding Photography Ideas You Might Want to Try
Professional photographers these days are coming up with a line-up of unique concepts that can effectively cater to the distinct personalities of the subjects. The trends in WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY are always changing. Photographers recognize that not all couples are conventional and want to follow the traditional fairy-tale concept where everything is bright and perfect; therefore, they offer innovative and flexible concepts that are more fitting for these special clients.
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12 Black and White Photos Taken With Pinhole Cameras
12 Black and White Photos Taken With Pinhole Cameras
A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens and with a single small aperture, a pinhole—effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. Light from a scene passes through this single point and projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box.
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A Shocking Photo Shoot: Portraits of People Getting Tased
A Shocking Photo Shoot: Portraits of People Getting Tased
Twisted or genuis? Call it whatever you like, but portrait photographer Patrick Hall‘s recent studio photo shoot idea to shock willing subjects with Tasers as a way to capture totally natural expressions is nothing if not effective.
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The Easiest Way to Remove Acne With Photoshop
The Easiest Way to Remove Acne With Photoshop
Acne, pimples, and blemishes begone! Follow Aaron Nace as he demonstrates this super easy and very effective way to remove acne in Photoshop.
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The Top Patterns of Nature Perfect for Taking Photographs
The Top Patterns of Nature Perfect for Taking Photographs
Patterns of nature are interesting. They’re always an inspiring photography subject, not just because of the many visual effects that they create, but also because of the natural creativity they imbibe. The patterns are so natural that they’re a wonder to look at. And this is something that a lot of photographers will definitely want to elicit from their audience.
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6 Tips for Better Photos: Getting Your Settings Right
6 Tips for Better Photos: Getting Your Settings Right
Successfully manipulate shutter speed and aperture with these tips for shooting compelling photos with dramatic effect. Plus, get even more industry secrets when you download Craftsy’s printable eGuide to Understanding Exposure for Better Photos here, featuring helpful tutorials on ISO, shutter speed, aperture, proper exposure and more.
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Useful Composition Tips for Aspiring Macro Photographers
Useful Composition Tips for Aspiring Macro Photographers
When viewing images, do you notice that close-up shots evoke a feeling of intimacy more than those taken at a distance? It’s the fact that they were taken at close range to the photographer that creates this effect.
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How to Create a Vintage Photo Effect in Lightroom
How to Create a Vintage Photo Effect in Lightroom
Many photographers hate Instagram because it's too "automatic". This tutorial will teach you how to manually create a vintage photo effect in Lightroom.
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