Photography Blogs & Tutorials

Not long ago, one of Peter Lik’s moon photos caused quite a stir.The community called him out for photoshopping the image, and Jared Polin has received the confirmation from Lik’s team. Yes, Moonlit Dreams is officially a composite. As the debate over the photo was heating up, Jared contacted Liks studio for confirmation. After a […]

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Photography is the art of capturing light. In many instances, harnessing the light and properly exposing a scene means controlling it first. This is necessary for many landscape scenes where contrast is high. You have likely seen high contrast many times: a sunset with dark foreground elements, a church with deep shadows, or a moonrise over a snow-filled background. Each of these situations (and manyothers like it) will present a challenge for you to overcome.

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When I mention that one of my favorite subjects to photograph is foggy surfaces, I get a few weird looks. To the uninitiated, the subject is an unusual one and most likely a boring one too. Photographers in-the-know furrow their brow, recalling the dreaded lens fog plaguing important shoot days and holidays photos.

Nevertheless, diffused glass is a beautiful and extremely diverse tool, great for adding an atmospheric layer to any image.

What is a foggy surface?

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Good news! This is actually a relatively easy JHP lighting setup to play with and it produces some pretty great looking results too. It’s easy to set up as you only need a couple of softboxes and this can be put together and shot in a very small space indeed; no studio required. Plus it […]

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Michael Herb is a commercial and editorial photographer from the States who in his own words says “Ive had an intense, deep-seated passion for art for as long as I can remember. I can find inspiration in everything and my imagination is endless. I challenge myself on every occasion. Im always learning, always improving, and […]

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How frequently have you been to your camera settings to switch between Adobe RGB and sRGB color space? Are you even aware of what these terms mean, or what exactly is a color space? Even I was unaware of these technical terms until a few years back but I quickly realized their importance.

What is a color space?

A color space is a part of the color gamut, which is basically the universe of color tones. So you can assume different color spaces to be planets of different sizes. Out of many... more

As soon as I received my Canon 5D Mark IV, I turned off the Wifi. I thought that it would not be very useful to me and that it would only serve to drain the batteries quickly. As I divide my work between studio and concerts, the WiFi did not seem very useful to me. […]

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As a landscape and travel photographer, it is important to be able to track where you traveled and note exactly where a specific picture was taken. Sound complicated and expensive? It’s not if you have a smartphone and a geotag app that will track your GPS location. In this article, I’ll show you how to use Lightroom and the Geotag Photos Pro app to mark your photos locations.

Geotag Your Photos Easily in Adobes Lightroom with the help of Geotag Photos Pro App

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If you’re a creative professional, chances are that you use a webcam for business. Whether it’s a client video conference, screen capture tutorial or your vlog, how you look on your webcam reflects how your business is presented to the world. So, have you noticed that almost everyone looks terrible on their webcam? Well, in […]

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The dollar store is a place with the most unfortunate collection of landfill, a last-ditch effort to make sales in a consumer world driven to the cheapest possible option. Im always surprised the kinds of weirdly failed inventions that while sometimes useful, are just slightly off the mark. Admittedly, theres a lot of things to […]

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