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Three Basic Lighting Techniques That Apply to Anything

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Here's an article I came across not too long ago I thought could be interesting for you to read: Lighting is equal parts art and science. The science part often comes in understanding how different surfaces absorb and reflect light and how that impacts the setup you'll require. This great video shows you three general situations and the unique considerations you must make in each of them to properly light your subject. [ Read More ]...Three Basic Lighting Techniques That Apply to Anything More Resources on photography techniques

How to Correctly Use the Channel Mixer When Dodging and Burning

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Here's a post I noticed recently I thought might be interesting for you to read: If you’re someone who loves to get your portraits coming out perfectly, you’ve probably spent some time learning how to retouch, especially when in comes to skin quality. Yet there are so many techniques, and not all of them lead to cleaner workflows and an excellent output. In fact, some “tried and true” techniques may […] The post H...How to Correctly Use the Channel Mixer When Dodging and Burning More about photography basics

How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style

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Here's something I noticed not too long ago I thought could possibly be interesting for you to read: Do you wish your still photos had a cinematic quality or looked like they came straight out of a movie? Believe it or not, the look is actually pretty easy to create in Lightroom. Stock photographer Christi Kerekes shows us how: Color grading, the process of altering and enhancing the color of your image,...How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style More on outdoor photography

Stops in Photography Explained

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Here's an article I found not too long ago I thought could possibly be useful for you to read: No doubt that if you’ve started toying around with photography you will have come across the term stops. What is a stop? In photography, a stop is a measurement of Exposure. For example, if you were to increase the exposure by one stop – you would in effect be doubling the exposure. So if your […] The post Stops in Photography Explained appeared first on PictureCorrect....Stops in Photography Explained More on portrait photography

Where to Focus for Portrait Photography

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Here's a snippet I found recently I thought could be useful for you to read: Figuring out where to focus when shooting portraits may seem pretty straightforward, but there are a few basic things you should know. In the video below, award-winning photographer David Bergman tells us where to focus and why: One thing that’s easy to forget when working with a DSLR is that you can tell your camera […] The post Where to Focus for Portrait Photography appeared first on PictureCorrect....Where to Focus for Portrait Photography More about photography lighting tips

Using Photography Composition Templates

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Here's a snippet I ran across just recently I thought could possibly be helpful for you to read: When doing photography in general, and in my case Travel photography, the use of a photography template can be very beneficial and help improve the overall performance. By photography template I mean pre-defined, well-known and efficient photography composition templates that are recurrent and relevant in photography, and fit popu...Using Photography Composition Templates Further reading on portrait photography

How to Find Your Model’s Best Side for Portrait Photography

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Here's a snippet I noticed not too long ago I thought may be useful for you to read: Photographer Joe Edelman knows a thing or two about how to make a person look good. With a career that has spanned across four decades, he’s taken portraits that have been featured in publications such as Cosmopolitan and Maxim. He offers a few simple steps to help others determine how to best navigate their model’s facial features: According […] The post How to Find Your Model’s Best Side for Portrait Photography appeared first on PictureCorrect....How to Find Your Model’s Best Side for Portrait Photography More [...]

Five Free Ways to Make Better Videos

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Something of here I thought might prove interesting: Video is a beast of an undertaking. Every element: pacing, storytelling, lighting, etc. must be working in top form to achieve a truly successful result. Here are five quick and free ways to improve your video work. [ Read More ]...Five Free Ways to Make Better Videos More about outdoor photography

Photo Opportunities Not To Be Missed This Spring

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Here's something I came across not too long ago I thought might be interesting for you to read: There's loads to go out and shoot this coming spring and here's a round up of some spring photo opportunities for you to capture....Photo Opportunities Not To Be Missed This Spring More on portrait photography tips

50,000 Photograph Timelapse of the Western United States

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Here's an article I ran across just recently I thought might be interesting for you to read: When cinematographer Zach Rogers relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, there’s no doubt that he anticipated bright lights and plenty of action. However, the city itself did little to capture his eye or his heart. Instead, he was captivated by the barren deserts that lie just outside of city limits: Comprised of nearly 7,000 individual photographs shot primarily […] The post 50,000 Photograph Timelapse of the Western United States appeared first on PictureCorrect....50,000 Photograph Timelapse of the Western United States More Resources on portrait photography