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How to Create an Advanced Product Composite in Photoshop – Photography Article

Creating fantasy composites is always fun: you get to invent your very own worlds and characters. Technically, in a composite sense, you can also get away with more unrealistic elements. When you are creating a scene that needs to feel and look like it exists in our reality, it can be a little more tricky. We all know the rules of this world, so any rule-breaking will be spotted straight away. When I shot and post-processed this creative product image, I…

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The Ideal Gear Setup For Shooting Outdoor Portraits – Photography Article

Shooting outdoor portraits can be very rewarding and fun if you know what kind of setup is ideal for such sessions. Unlike indoor portrait sessions, outdoor ones are tricky in terms of lighting – you can’t fully control it but you can learn how to take advantage of various lighting conditions! In this article, we’ll cover what kind of gear you need for outdoor portraiture and what are the ideal camera settings.Download Our Free Portrait Photography Cheat SheetAlways have the information…

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Four Types of Light to Master for Landscape Photography – Photography Article

Perhaps one of the key things that an aspiring photographer needs to learn is that the quality of light is one of the most important elements in making a great photo. Often, it’s the light that makes or breaks the photo. I like watching Mark Denney, because he always presents his material in an easy-to-understand fashion, and even when you might know all the material he is covering, he’s still enjoyable to watch. In this video, Denney describes four types of…

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Photo Of The Day By Elie Wolf – Photography Article

Photo By Elie Wolf Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Upon Pride Rock” by Elie Wolf. Location: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. “There’s really no way for me to adequately articulate the feeling that swelled up in me when I saw lions atop these rocky outcrops, known as ‘kopjes’ (pronounced in East Africa as COPE-EE),” explains Wolf. “My guide, though, also called these ‘Pride Rock,’ and for good reason. Panthera leo sits atop them and often gives birth near them. Sometimes…

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Toy Photographer Shows How He Shot a Spooky Image of Jason From ‘Friday the 13th’ – Photography Article

Halloween is just around the corner, folks, so it’s time to start getting those creepy, creative ideas out of that weird head of yours and into your camera. What better place to start than in the comfort of your own home? Coming to you from US photographer Michael Dugger is a YouTube channel, which — as of late, at least — specializes in toy photography. This kind of photography, like other forms of tabletop photography, relies heavily on being able to compose and style a scene…

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500px Blog » 9 things every food photographer should know – Photography Article

“Food is good,” Food & Wine contributor Andrew Zimmern recently said. “Food with a story is better. Food with a story you’ve never heard of is best of all, and food with a story you’ve never heard of but that you can relate to is the holy grail.” For well over a century, these “food stories” have been told in photographs, from the technicolor spreads featured in McCall’s in the mid-1930s to the lush pages of Gourmet in the 1980s.…

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How to Plan and Pull-Off a Toddler Photo Session – Photography Article

Toddlers are filled with volatile emotions. They can be shy, moody, defiant, chaotic, unpredictable, and in need of bribes. So a toddler photo session can be a challenge. But when you build a photo session just for toddlers, it’s far less challenging and lots of fun. It is also the perfect opportunity to get creative. Here’s how to let your inner child create a toddler photo session that’s fun for you and toddlers. 1. The big idea The first step…

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Here Are The Coolest Photography Links Of The Week – Photography Article

Join us for a new weekly list of links to tutorials, special features and great photography, all hand-selected by Toad Hollow Photography. This collection of links features some incredible photographs and interesting articles from some of the best writers and artists working in the field today. We hope you enjoy checking out this weeks list as much as the Toad did in bringing it to you.TutorialsHow to Improve Your Camera Phone Photography – there is no arguing that cell phones…

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Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in Saudi Arabia – Photobook Photography Article

It is believed that the pharmaceutical industry is the backbone of the country: it helps to ensure the health of its citizens. Like many other countries of the world, Saudi Arabia gives due importance to this industry. This has also made the pharmaceutical industry among the top ten highest-paid industries of the kingdom. This article is for those who are keen to undertake a career in the medical industry. Also, those who wish to consume reliable medicines shall choose medicines…

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10 types of Jinn according to Islam – Photobook Photography Article

Jinn is a spiritual creature that is created by the Almighty Allah. It is briefly described in the Holy Quran that they are made from fire. They can easily see us, but humans cannot see them in their real form and they usually emerge in different forms depending upon the type of Jinn. They reproduce, they have kids and they are present everywhere around us. Jinn also have a religion like some are Muslims and some are non-Muslim. Besides this,…

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How to Make an Awesome Pop-Up Card with your Photos – Photography Article

If you can cut and fold a piece of paper to make a pop-up, why can’t you make it to an image? A photograph translates our three-dimensional world into a two-dimensional representation. With a pop-up card, you can present it with tridimensionality. Here are some ideas to bring your photos to life by turning them into an awesome pop-up card! From paper crafting to paper engineering, this creative practice can be as complex as you want. I will show you…

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Software/App: Evernote v6.20.2 for Windows – Setup Download – Photobook Photography Article

Setup: Evernote | Remember everything with Evernote, Skitch and our other great apps.The Evernote family of products help you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use.http://evernote.com/View NowEvernote 5.8.12.8127 – sHaRewBBEvernote is the easy and powerful way to capture everything, from lifelong memories and vital information to daily reminders and to-do lists…http://sharewbb.com/evernote/View NowFor BlackBerry:urShadow’s Blog: Evernote rolls out a small update to their BlackBerry 10 apphttp://naumankhan.blogspot.com/2015/09/evernote-rol…View NowRelated Posts:Evernote introduces new pricing…

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Software/App: Daum PotPlayer v1.7.19 for Windows – Setup/Portable Download – Photobook Photography Article

Setup:Global Potplayerhttp://potplayer.daum.net/View NowPortable: BALTAGY: Daum PotPlayer v1.6.56815 PortableDaum Potplayer: It’s probably not what you’re thinking, whatever that is. It is, in fact, a free video player. We hear you say, “There are so many free http://baltagy1.blogspot.com/2015/10/daum-potplayer… View Now PortableAppZ: PotPlayer 1.6.56815 32-64 bit MultilingualA portable application can be run from a removable drive (USB flash drive, iPod, portable hard drive, etc) on any Windows computer without installation. http://portableappz.blogspot.com/2012/07/potplayer-… View Now -urShadow This is only a snippet of a Photobook Photography…

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Episode 312: iOS 13 Beta – Tiny Shutter – iPhone Photography Article

Joy Hiller Porter Drennan In this episode Matt, Greg, and Dave talk about Greg’s experience with iOS 13 Beta. Producers: Matt DeVore, Greg McMillan, Artful iPhotography Community, Bob Richter Post Pic of the Week Winner: Joy Hiller Porter Drennan App Mentions: Enlight Photofox, Brushstroke, ArtCard, Microsoft Pix, IntroMate, Spectre, Carbon, Panols, Motion Stills, AirDisk Pro, SKRWT, Shortcuts, Quik, LUCiD, Mavis, Moment – Pro Camera, Polarr, Oggl, MightyNetworks, Slow Shutter Cam, Camera+ 2, Apollo, Flare Effects, Camera-M, Google Photos, KD Pro, RNI Films, Focos, Halide, Camera+, Snapseed, Photoshop Express, Darkroom, Handy Photo, Lucid, AEE MagiCam, Lumibee,…

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Instagram Influencer Seemingly Has Photoshoot at Site of Motorcycle Accident, Internet Cries Foul – Photography Article

Last Updated on August 24, 2019 by Kehl BayernThis story is the confluence of a lot of different trends we talk about in photography including photography and whether or not a photograph is “authentic” and what that means.In the first case, this is a tale about an Instagram influencer that is suspected of pulling some tricks – even product placement – for the “likes.” In the second case, it is whether or not her “motorcycle accident” photo was staged –…

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A marriage of music and visuals – Time Lapse Photography Article

Over the past few months, I’ve been pre-occupied finalising my latest time-lapse titled Terrestrial South New Zealand.  These are must see awe-inspiring scenes from New Zealand’s less frequented areas and a “marriage of beautiful scenery with fitting music” attributed to award-winning New Zealand composer, Rhian Sheehan. ‘Terrestrial South: New Zealand’ depicts the beauty of nature in some of the less frequented areas of Aotearoa New Zealand.  The scenes show the change in light, the beauty of unusual rock forms, unique clouds,…

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Video: Beat creative block with these 5 tips: Digital Photography Review – Photography Article

In his latest video YouTuber and photographer Jamie Windsor offers a collection of inspiring tips to lift us out of those dead-end moments when creativity temporarily abandons our world. When ideas seem to dry up it rarely feels like a temporary situation, even though experience proves that with time masterpieces will be made again. The problem is how long it takes to regain our mojo. In A Few Quick Thoughts On Staying Creative Jamie discusses creative block and his theory…

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An Edgy, Cinematic Look With ON1 Photo RAW – Photography Article

Are you exploring ON1 Photo RAW, and looking to get the most out of all its presets and capabilities? Here, learn how to conjure a desaturated, post-modern look using the software.  As you may have read on fstoppers.com before, ON1 Photo RAW is a powerful competitor to the Adobe Suite of photo editing software, combining many features of both Lightroom and Photoshop in a raw editor, including the ability to edit non-destructively, use a myriad of presets, catalog images, and…

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Nature Photographers and Filmmakers Wanted – Photography Article

Calling all nature photographers and filmmakers. A groundbreaking new media platform designed to connect more of us to nature is launching its apps’ first beta iteration this week. The new nature platform, known as Mammalz, was founded last year by wildlife filmmakers Rob Whitehair and Alex Finden, and is essentially a hub for nature photographers and filmmakers around the globe. While most nature photographers are currently spread across different platforms, Mammalz is the first niche platform to attempt to bring the nature community together under one roof.  While Mammalz is similar…

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Stop Asking How and Start Asking Why – Photography Article

When analyzing a photo, do you care more about how a photo was taken, or why the elements in the photo are there? If you’re trying to grow as a photographer, you might need to stop asking how things are done, and why they are done. In art, there are a lot of questions we ask when looking at a photo. To a lot of people, the most important is how. How did they do this, how long did it…

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Hovershotz provide drone filming for the BBC Travel Show Program – Aerial Photography Article

Hovershotz were recently contracted by the BBC to provide aerial drone filming for the Travel Show in the Lake District. The BBC were filming at the Honister Slate Mine in Cumbria and Hovershotz, who are an official BBC drone contractor were the logical choice of companies to provide aerial filming services – Hovershotz are based in the Lake District and experienced in working with film crews across the Lake District terrain (our equipment has been selected & tested to work…

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Photographing Whale Sharks | Fstoppers – Photography Article

Photographing whale sharks tends to be a top bucket list item for many underwater image-makers, and for good reason. The largest fish in the sea, whale sharks offer uniquely special photo opportunities. For those of you who have yet to photograph one of these gentle giants, I’ve put together a few tips to keep in mind for that first encounter.   While most images of whale sharks may evoke an environment of peace and serenity, all too often the images…

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A Gitzo Traveler Tripod: Is It Worth the Money? – Photography Article

I have a large and relatively heavy Gitzo tripod that can carry as much as a small elephant. But I also bought an expensive Gitzo traveler tripod because sometimes I want to travel light. The question is, was it worth the money? I love using a tripod. It brings a lot of fun and makes photography relaxed and flexible. I can take time to look at the landscape and wait for the right light situation. I can use any shutter…

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Do a 52-Week Photo Challenge to Improve Your Skills – Photography Article

You may have heard of the 52-Week Photo Challenge, but have you tried it out before? I committed myself to the challenge in 2014, and my photography skill set has greatly improved since then. Because of that, I want to share this with you. What is the 52-Week Photo Challenge? The challenge basically requires you to post a photo once a week and continue doing it for a total of 52 weeks, or a whole year. How it Compares to…

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Think You’re Ready to Be a Professional Adventure Photographer? – Photography Article

Got a hankering to get dirty? Ready to spend a couple of hundred nights a year out under the stars — in 20-below temperatures, wearing five jackets, with your hair frozen in front of your face? Prepared to go for a month without showering so the wolves won’t smell you? In these great videos, a three-part series by Keith Ladzinski and a one-off by Becca Skinner, two professional adventure photographers tell their stories, how they went from young explorers with…

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When a Tornado and Flash Flood Crash the Wedding You’re Shooting – Photography Article

Videographer Adam Grumbo was shooting a wedding in Austin, Texas, recently when a flash flood and tornado crashed the festivities and turned things upside down.The weather report had been forecasting hints of rain on the big day, but things turned out to be much wetter and windier than anyone had expected. “Colin and Kimberly had no idea what they were in for when they arrived at Pecan Springs Ranch in Texas,” Grumbo tells PetaPixel. “Swapping a few items around, made…

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What’s Needed to Be Successful in Photography – Photography Article

We’ve all read the motivational quotes about creating work that matters and the 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert at something. This video gives us more than that and will make you understand the most important aspect of creating a life where you do what you love.  Amateurs wait for inspiration, where professionals do the work. That’s the one thing I’ve taken out of this video that’s been a part of my daily affirmation. What you’ve been doing up until…

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500px Blog » ‘Life After Likes’: Event Recap – Photography Article

At 500px we’re firm believers that photography is something you should do because you love it and that your success shouldn’t be measured by likes, comments, and algorithms. This vision inspired us to create ‘Life After Likes’. A panel series aimed at discussing how social media has changed today’s photography landscape. Life After Likes: Falling back in love with photography focused on stories, challenges, and inspiration to encourage photographers not to lose sight of what drives them, and focus on…

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A Look at ‘Migrant Mother’, An Iconic Photo of the Great Depression – Photography Article

I’m Martin from the All About Street Photography channel and today I want to analyze an iconic image by photographer Dorothea Lange of a woman named Florence Owens Thompson. It’s known as Migrant Mother.I am going to take a closer look at the composition as well as at the story behind the photograph. The picture we’re looking at today is a portrait of Thompson with three kids taken in March of 1936 by Dorothea Lange with her 4×5 Graflex camera.…

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