In this tutorial, we cover image based fire generation and compositing using Hitfilm 2 Ultimate. We cover the fire plugin, and generating it with luminosity, flares and particle effects.
More photographs are taken now than at any other time since photography was invented, which makes life tough for the photographer trying to earn a living from it. While it’s gratifying to see that photographs still have the power to change things for the better […]
Wedding photography is one of the few areas left where it’s still possible to earn regular income from photography, whether as a full timer or a ‘weekend warrior.’ Booking a stand at a wedding fair is good way to meet potential brides, but it’s a […]
AT&T has published series of new tutorial videos over its official YouTube channel- showing how to use camera on the Lumia 1020 PureView smartphone to take professional looking photos.
Different types of light have different colour temperatures, making them appear warmer or cooler. This means that a white object photographed in different types of light may take on a red or a blue cast, instead of appearing pure white. However, we may not always […]
Supporting the sensor is one of the best ways to get that “film look” everyone is talking about. Stop using a body and lens combo and get some weight on your rig. You’ll be amazed by the difference it makes.
There can’t be many lovelier sights than a vista of bluebells transforming a wood with a carpet of blue under a canopy of fresh green leaves. And yes, it’s that time of year again! In the UK bluebells can flower any time between mid-April and […]
So I’ve always tried to take self portraits of my own. Mainly because I’m the one model that’s always available, and also because I love to have nice photos of myself =) the process of trying to capture the perfect self portrait was something that […]
Maybe it’s all the rain we’ve been having, but today I’ve been thinking about photographing water, and in particular, reflections. There’s nothing better than seeing a stunning mountain landscape reflected in mirror-still water, which seems to more than double the impact of the scene. But […]
In this video tutorial Drew Gardner talks about his conceptual photograph, On the Wall, from his Alice in Wonderland photography series. This is tutorial 2 of 15 from the series, you will learn that sometimes the most magical and successful photographs not only come from […]
It’s been pouring with rain all day. Pretty much all week, actually. And just as I sat down to write this blog, the sky went black, thunder and lightning cracked and flashed, and it hailed – huge hailstones hurtling down and bouncing off the ground […]
Lomo Photography or Lomography has gained quite the cult following in recent years. And it’s no wonder. These little Lo-Fi cameras, such as the Lomo LC-A, produce some really cool and compelling images. Aside from the Lo-Fi look of the Lomo, the other main feature […]
Colour is a very important element in photography for me, and in fact usually the first thing that attracts me to photograph something will be its colour. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a bright or saturated colour, and in fact I often prefer more […]
This video will show you how to create and use Auto Print with a multi opening border. Create the border for the size print you want to use and insert as many photo openings as you want. Each opening should be numbered with a different […]
Materials: Two packages of holi powder from Amazon.com 2x 10lb packs of the cheapest flour. I purchased these at my local grocery store, but you could get them from Amazon.com as well. Plastic Ziploc bags Dust Pan 1 Einstein E640 Strobe with a beauty dish […]
When presenting your photos you will sometimes want to create and print them as a series of three images on a single sheet of paper rather than a single image. You might want to do this, for example, to use to decorate a gift card […]
In this fast tip I take you into a new domain for CarPhotoTutorials … video. That’s right, in this article I am not showing you every single step to go from start to finish over multiple images and lots of text … instead I show […]
In Lightroom 2 the collection of Basic fixes available for your image includes three Presence sliders that sit together in the Develop module: Clarity, Vibrance and Saturation. This week I’ll explain the differences between these three adjustments and how they affect your photos. In each […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 & […]
Adding a vignette to an image involves adding a subtle (or not so subtle) edge effect to it. A popular vignette technique involves darkening the edges of your image – it gives the image a slight border which helps keep the viewer’s eye in the […]
There’s often a great deal of excitement whenever a new camera comes out. The specifications are pored over in great detail and judgement passed on forums and review sites. For some reason this happen less with new lenses. And yet, arguably, the lens is the […]
Don’t have a professional backdrop yet? You can still offer your clients indoor photography sessions with these simple strategies for taking pictures inside without any special equipment. 1. Lifestyle Photography: Using Natural Backdrops For a more photo-journalistic approach you can suggest doing the portrait session […]