Tutorials

Mountain Landscape Photography Tips

There are few experiences as exhilarating as trekking in a mountainous landscape. A few years ago I did a three week long trek in the Himalayas, walking a circuit of about 300 km. As you can imagine, it was a huge experience, both physically and […]

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Complete the vintage toy camera aesthetic

To complete the analogue toy camera look from last month, we’ll use three superb free textures from SkeletalMess. We’ll work with a bubbly light effect, some interesting graduated light streaks and a grungy border. We’ll mix the bubbly light texture in with our image using […]

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Start Making Better Bird Pictures

At once challenging and wondrous subjects, birds are fast, elusive, biologically diverse, and can be stunningly beautiful. “There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world, and their range of behaviors is very wide,” says William Majoros, a North Carolina–based scientist and avid bird […]

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Free Wedding Photography Video Tutorials

If you like that one, you might like the rest. Instead of paying money, we just ask you to share it on Twitter or Facebook. Once you do that, the rest will be unlocked. Here’s the rough set list, in no particular order: 70-200mm vs […]

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Composition: Small Things Make a Big Difference

I’m continually astonished at how small things can have a big impact. Take the humble comma for instance. The placement of this relatively insignificant little mark can make all the difference to how legible a sentence is. Not adding a comma into the relevant place […]

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Dense Surface Modeling – MVS and SmartMatch

Set up and perform an dense surface modeling project with Multi-View Stereo and Smart Match. Note to use the data and follow along will require a 64bit computer with at least 8GB of RAM. The video can play anywhere.

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Macro Photography: Photographing Patterns in Nature

The natural world is a wonderful source of inspiration for close up or macro photography that makes use of patterns. Some of these photos can even become quite abstract. Once you train your eye to start to look for patterns in nature, you’ll soon find […]

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What’s New in Photoshop CC: Intelligent Upsampling

Choose from several improved upsampling algorithms and get treated to immediate feedback in the refined Image Size dialog.

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Tips From a Pro : Shooting Better Sports Photos

Over a career spanning nearly three decades, Damian Strohmeyer has scored 70 Sports Illustrated covers. Five of his images appear in SI’s 100 Greatest Sports Photos of All Time. He’s shot World Series, Super Bowls (27 of them), NCAA basketball, and the Olympics. His other […]

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Learning To Shoot Truly Cinematic Images

My wife and I saw Tim’s Vermeer movie this weekend, I really enjoyed it. It wasn’t boring like watching paint dry, it really made me think and gave me a couple of ideas. Tim Jenison is not a painter, but he painted just like Vermeer, […]

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How-To: Photograph Grizzly Bears Without Getting Mauled

Tom Mangelsen has photographed wildlife from hummingbirds to elephants, but he has a special soft spot for bears. And he’s particularly fond of the grizzlies that roam Grand Teton National Park near his home in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “The more I see bears, the more […]

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Double exposure tutorial for the Canon 5D Mark III by Dylan and Sara Photography

How to do multiple exposures in your camera without photoshop. Cameras today have many extra functions that are often buried in menus and forgotten. Last year, we bought the 5D Mark III and after a few months we realized that there were some interesting features […]

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Lighting Tip: Faking a Rainstorm

Stephen Carroll, a freelance photographer from Reston, Virginia, specializes in artwork for book covers, with more than 400 (mostly novels) to his credit. They’re not just any book covers, though. His genius lies in creating film noir-like scenes, complete with desperate lovers, soaked T-shirts, smoking […]

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Case study: sunset in Tatra mountains

More and more people keep me asking how did I process my particular photos. As it’s rather difficult to describe in text as this process often involves many steps, many layers masks (in some cases a few dozens!), various blending modes etc. I decided to […]

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How to Shoot Strangers Without Being Arrested!

I’m in a mild state of shock today. I’ve recently read Watching the English by Kate Fox and discovered things about myself that I was better off not knowing. If you’ve not read the book it can be neatly summarised by the following: in terms […]

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Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 Speed Demo – box design

See NEW Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 in action. Watch some of the full-power photo editing features being put through their paces as we perfect the photo that graces the product’s box. Be inspired to try some photo projects for yourself.

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Pre-Visualizing Your Lighting Setup

What happens when you cross an energetic toddler with a complicated lighting setup? You may get very cross yourself—unless you prelight, playing with and working out the lighting well before your model arrives. Chris Strong, a Chicago pro, spent a full day prelighting this portrait […]

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How to Brighten Up a Specific Part of a Photo with Virtually Any Image Editor

No matter how fancy your camera or how fast your lens, without perfect lighting you’re unlikely to end up with a perfect photo. That can be pretty disappointing if you’ve got a great photo of a person without adequate light on their face. Fortunately this […]

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Interviews

Martin Lawrence

After many years as a keen amateur photographer, I decided to start a small landscape photography business called Lakescenes which I ran alongside my main job as an IT Manager. As business increased, I found myself working long, but rewarding, hours just to keep up […]

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Rob Sheppard

Rob Sheppard is a naturalist, nature photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of over 40 books, as well as a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the […]

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Gary Hart

Gary Hart has photographed California’s natural beauty for over 30 years. Gary’s photos and writing have appeared in many publications, most recently Outdoor Photographer and Sierra Heritage magazines. You’ll also find his images in greeting cards, postcards, calendars, and many galleries and private collections throughout the world.

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Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Originally from Poland, based in London UK, Jaroslav has background in Fine Arts, degree in Architecture, and wide array of experience. Being an Architect taught him how to be resourceful and to solve complex problems with simple, yet innovative solutions. Constant passion for graphic & […]

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Mountain Landscape Photography Tips

There are few experiences as exhilarating as trekking in a mountainous landscape. A few years ago I did a three week long trek in the Himalayas, walking a circuit of about 300 km. As you can imagine, it was a huge experience, both physically and […]

Read More

Start Making Better Bird Pictures

At once challenging and wondrous subjects, birds are fast, elusive, biologically diverse, and can be stunningly beautiful. “There are about 10,000 species of birds in the world, and their range of behaviors is very wide,” says William Majoros, a North Carolina–based scientist and avid bird […]

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Composition: Small Things Make a Big Difference

I’m continually astonished at how small things can have a big impact. Take the humble comma for instance. The placement of this relatively insignificant little mark can make all the difference to how legible a sentence is. Not adding a comma into the relevant place […]

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