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Standing Steady: Proven Ways to Reduce Shake in Photography
Standing Steady: Proven Ways to Reduce Shake in Photography
Learn how to get those steady shots, both with the help of tripods, monopods, and additionally with your bear hands. These tips are guaranteed to improve your stability while taking photographs!
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Photography - Exposure - Getting it right
Photography - Exposure - Getting it right
By 'exposure' we mean the amount of light that falls onto the film, or CCD if you are using a digital camera. In modern cameras the exposure is usually set to automatic by default and, most of the time, it can be left there and will produce beautiful pictures. There are times though, when the lighting conditions are difficult or we want to produce a particular effect and it would be nice to understand what is going on 'under the hood'.
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ISO In Photography
ISO In Photography
ISO stands for 'International Organization for Standardization' and their film speed ratings are used to indicate the relative amount of light necessary to give a proper exposure.
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10 Tips to Get Started in Photography
10 Tips to Get Started in Photography
10 great tips to help get you started in photography. Good for photography enthusiasts of any skill level.
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Camera Shutter Speeds and Apertures
Camera Shutter Speeds and Apertures
In the shutter speeds and apertures are interchangeable as far as exposure is concerned, they each have their own unique effect on the picture. Let's take a look at shutter speeds first as their effect is easily understood.
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Rule of Thirds Grid
Rule of Thirds Grid
Getting back to basics here with creating a Rule of Thirds Grid in Photoshop, similar to the slick one available in Lightroom - the only caveat is that you can't move it around like you can in LR. Basic, but handy to have for compositional corrections in PS. 5 minute video.
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How to Render a Dramatic 3D Wood Cup in Photoshop
How to Render a Dramatic 3D Wood Cup in Photoshop
In this basic tutorial, you'll learn how to create a 3D cup from scratch in Illustrator, how to apply some texture to it in Photoshop, and also how to use the Vanishing Point filter to mock-up a scenario and apply realistic shadows.
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Photography Basics
Photography Basics
Ever wonder what it is that actually makes a camera work? This tutorial will cover the inner workings of a camera, and introduce you into the world of photography.
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Smoke Photography: Capturing Delicate Wisps of Smoke
Smoke Photography: Capturing Delicate Wisps of Smoke
Photographing and processing smoke can be a frustrating experience. The guide covers everthing from properly setting up a mini studio to processing your images in Photoshop. Both web and PDF versions of the guide are available. The great news is that you don't need a lot of fancy photography gear to take exceptional images of smoke. This is a great subject to tackle if you are looking for something new and unique to photograph. Check it out!
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Aspect Ratio Adjustments
Aspect Ratio Adjustments
This 8 minute tutorial shows how to make photo adjustments from one aspect ratio to another. Handy if you are using SLR or 35mm equivalent photos to print to standard frames like 4x6 and 8x10
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8 Tips for Shooting Landscapes with Horizons
8 Tips for Shooting Landscapes with Horizons
Learn how to capture breathtaking landscape with these must-know photography tips.
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Crop Factor (Focal Length Multiplier)
Crop Factor (Focal Length Multiplier)
The Crop Factor is a term that can be heard quite often in the world of digital photography. What does it mean that a camera has a crop factor of 1.6x and how does it affect your focal length? We try to untangle this issue and describe it as clearly as possible.
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Create the Classic Look of an Engraving in Photoshop
Create the Classic Look of an Engraving in Photoshop
Give your illustrations the traditional look of an engraving without actually drawing all those pesky little lines! The technique is simple, but requires some experience with the Displace Filter and knowledge of basic shading techniques. The result will have people thinking you spent hours and hours on your design... which you probably will, but at least you don't have to actually engrave anything!
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Back at sea
Back at sea
Learn how to make the art piece "Back at sea" http://dilfill.deviantart.com/art/Back-at-Sea-64698780
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How to Change Eye Color Realistically
How to Change Eye Color Realistically
This tutorial provides a detailed overview of achieving a realistic change in eye color. Two demonstrations are performed, one performing a change from a naturally brown eyed girl to having lighter blue eyes, and changing a girl who has naturally light blue/grey eyes to having dark brown eyes.
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