Tutorials

Glowing Lines Photoshop Tutorial

In this digital photography and Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to capture a photo using grids and gels on flashes to get the proper lighting. We will then go into the Adobe Photoshop software program and create the glowing lines and smokey cloud in […]

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Create A Three Up Photoshop Template

Recently LisaMarie from LisaMarieDiasDesigns.com asked me to look into creating a tutorial for her newsletter subscribers to show how to create a template with a 3 pixel frame around it and openings for three 2″x2″ or 3″x3″ images. The process of designing a solution is […]

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How-To: Abstract Bubble Photography

The work of New York studio pro Satoshi is well known to Pop Photo readers—his killer product shots grace “The Year’s Biggest Deals” in September’s print issue (On newsstands now!). But with the photo above, we present another side of this lord of lighting: his […]

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Dancers Among Us

Go behind the scenes with Jordan at the 2013 Fall for Dance photo shoot. Featuring dancers from Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ballet Hispanico, Streb, and Dance Theatre of Harlem. Filmed by DancePulp.

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Inspirational Street Photography Videos You Must Watch

Whenever I am feeling in a street photography slump, looking for inspiration or knowledge, I have found these online street photography videos to be incredibly helpful and useful. These are just a few of my favorites. If you have the time, later tonight– kick back, […]

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Converting Your Camera to Infrared

Your DSLR is a wonder of precision engineering, developed by serious-minded people who strive for excellence. Few people realise but the manufactures go to great length to eliminate Infrared light as you camera sensor is actually very sensitive to that wavelength. Infrared is a slice […]

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How Not To Shoot Sharp Pictures

Deliberately shooting Unsharp pictures…..Why? Wouldn’t it be just a little bit, well…naughty? Of course it would, which is why it’s so much fun. It’s not as though the ‘focus police’ are going to come and check to see you have correctly used your equipment ………….right? […]

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Processing video

This page will feature all of my free video tips and lessons for the post processing of your digital camera files. Every week I get a few e-mails asking me how I process my images and instead of trying to write it down in an […]

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Taking Control of Contrast, Saturation and Sharpness

Taking Control of Contrast, Saturation and Sharpness is at the very heart of photography. When you shoot a photo on your camera one of two things happen. Either the camera saves the image as a Raw file or as a Jpeg. The fundamental difference between […]

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Nikon D5200 Training Tutorial Video

Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very proud to announce that my latest video, the Nikon D5200 Tutorial Training Video is now available for download. There were a lot of extra little features on this camera, so it goes up to a full 4 hours, I […]

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Take your best ever Christmas photos

While the packed supermarkets, heaving shopping malls and congested traffic networks can try the patience of even the biggest Christmas fan, there is no doubt that this is a really magical time of year for the family photographer. Here are five ways to get your […]

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How to create a gradient reflection with large softbox

One of the most common mistakes I see on many product shots: Softboxes used without a diffusers, highlighting glossy surfaces directly, or used behind diffusers but failed to create gradients due to various reasons. In this short video I demonstrate how to  overcome these issues […]

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Getting to Grips with Autofocus

How your camera’s autofocus works Do you understand how your camera’s autofocus works? Unless you’re of the old school of photography it’s more than likely that you’ll autofocus on a regular basis. However, like most aspects of photography a little knowledge will help predict when […]

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Photoflex Lighting School

Lighting Equipment 72” Shoot Through Umbrella 72” Silver Umbrella ADW 30” White Adjustable Umbrella ADW 45” White Adjustable Umbrella ADH 30” Silver Adjustable Umbrella ADH 45” Silver Adjustable Umbrella RUD 30” Shoot Through Umbrella RUD 45” Shoot Through Umbrella LitePanel 39 x 39 inch Aluminum […]

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Controlling Light: How to Bounce Flash

The light from an on-camera flash isn’t really that flattering. The results often resemble police record shots, which isn’t a good look (unless you’re a police photographer). Fortunately, most external flashguns allow you to adjust the angle of the head to use a technique known […]

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Digital Photography Video Lessons – Skin Tone

Here’s the first in a nice series of video tutorials on achieving perfect exposure for skin tones. Have a look at the video below . This tutorial covers basic camea technique along with basic post processing skills for achieving nice skintones in your photos.

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The Shooting Modes Explained

Most cameras on sale today have a dial that can be turned to select a particular shooting mode (the exceptions to this rule are top-flight professional models and quirky retro-styled models such as the Fuji X-series). Generally the mode dial can be divided in two […]

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What is photography? An advanced TED video lesson

This is another image and video-based lesson. The students first discuss the concept of photography, watch a 6 minute video (Impossible Photography; a TED talk by Erik Johansson) and finally describe complex images. Lesson aims Giving opinion Listening comprehension Describing in detail Listening for detail […]

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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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What's Hot

How to Shoot the Olympics

Five of the world’s top Olympic sports photographers talk about what it’s like to shoot the biggest sporting event in the world. Getty Images photographer Streeter Lecka puts it best: “The Olympics are unlike anything you will ever shoot in sports,” he says. “For professional […]

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You Don’t Need the Insane Zoom That Camera Makers Are Shilling

Camera makers are trying everything to revive the tanking market of low-end shooters. Their latest gambit? Insanely long zooming cameras that reach across vast swaths of land. But zoom is just another sweet-sounding spec that could leave you with crappier pictures. Way back in the […]

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How To Photograph Steam

Photography tutorial video will demonstrate how to capture the look of steaming coffee. Showing steam in a photograph is a great way to emphasize hotness. Heat is not a an element of art but rather a feeling or sensation. Showing steam in your photograph of […]

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