Photography Blogs & Tutorials

Camera stabilisation has come a long way over the last few years, but one thing you just can’t get around is the weight. The more motors and electronics you have to add, the heavier it gets, and if you’re using a DSLR or bigger camera with a large lens, forget about it. Netherlands based Filmmaker [...]

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The effect of the clouds streaking across the sky is a very popular look now, but not everyone has ND filters and can get those photos. However, there are other ways of getting similar results. Cloud stacking can give a similar look. The process is much like what you do for stacking car light trails. You have to be more careful with how you take the original images, but you can get some wonderful results if you follow these steps.

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I’m old. Believe me, I know it. I’ll be 70 in a few months. That fact may make it hard for you to take me seriously but bear with me for just this post. With age comes wisdom, right? What I want to write here is that I think the field of photography by those [...]

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Getting your flash away from the camerais the obvious way to start moving from snapshots towards portraits, and there are many techniques to add drama to your images with lighting alone. In this short behind the scenes video from our friends at SLR Lounge, we see three fantastic techniques for pushingthose dramatic portraits just a [...]

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Stereoscopic images aren’t new. In fact, they’re one of the earliest forms of 3D imagery available. They also seem to be making something of a comeback, now that VR headsets are becoming more inexpensive and easily available. The Vitrima VR Lenswants to bring this capability to the GoPro. Describing itself as “The first GoPro lens [...]

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If you are looking for a quick, simple, hassle-free way to make your images pop more and stand out, this is the article for you!

You don’t have to be a Photoshop genius – in fact, this mayhelp you spend less time in Photoshop. These simple tips can elevate the photos you take. If there was one element in many images I see that could greatly improve it, it would have to be this: backgrounds. An ugly or distracting background can easily reduce the impact ofeven the best... more

I’m always looking for good stock images to use in my photoshop composites. I find them online, or use the awesome Texture Store. Or I make my own. But sometimes its impossible to find the right image that fits your idea. And if you do find the right image, it’s at the wrong angle or [...]

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As photographers, many of us become infatuated with new gear, such as a new flash, tripod, or lens. We scrimp and save our money, and go off to the camera store to purchase that new lens weve had our eye on, most times satisfied with whatever new piece of kit has found its way into our bag. Sometimes, though, it happens that for some reason that new gear weve spent our hard-earned money on doesnt live up to our expectations.

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I’ve been sitting around for the last week trying to find something I can share with you all that will really enhance your enjoyment and time efficiency when editing your photos. That’s when I stumbled upon this absolute gem of a program! This guy “TimarIuveo” on YouTube has essentially made an action that tells your [...]

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Its time to have some fun with your camera, and pop you out of the realistic rut you may not even know you’re in. Its time to create some images based on color, light, emotion, and a lack of concern for sharpness or details.

Its time to play around with abstract photography!

Abstract | ab-stract | adjective | of art : Expressing ideas and emotions by using elements such as colors and lines without attempting to create a... more