Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tips for Depth of Field Control in Macro Photography

Use focus stacking for optimum depth of field for macro shots.Source: Tips for Depth of Field Control in Macro Photography

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How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio | Light Stalking

Get a better understanding of ‘Golden’ composition methods.

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Source: How to Master Photography Composition Using the Golden Ratio | Light Stalking

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10 Common Mistakes in Long Exposure photography

Don’t make these mistakes when taking long exposures.

On all the 2015 Workshop I held here in Italy, I introduced a little game, where at the end of the workshop the attendees had to write down on a paper three mistakes that they used to make before taking the workshop. So I decided to collect all these lessons learned papers and make a […]

Source: 10 Common Mistakes in Long Exposure photography

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A mobile version of Photoshop to launch in the fall – Yahoo News

Photoshop for iOS coming soon. Rejoice selfie takers.

Compulsive selfie-takers may be interested to know that come October, they’ll be able to Photoshop-erase their blemishes and make their thighs thinner — or bigger — straight from their mobile devices.

Source: A mobile version of Photoshop to launch in the fall – Yahoo News

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AstroPad Mini Turns Your iPhone Into a Photo Editing Graphics Tablet

Your best option for a graphics tablet might be your iPhone and Astropad.

Last month we reported on the AstroPad App for the Apple iPad: a solution that allowed you to turn your consumer tablet into a professional graphics tablet

Source: AstroPad Mini Turns Your iPhone Into a Photo Editing Graphics Tablet

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Creating A Midday Sun In The Studio – A Lighting Tutorial – DIY Photography

Recreating mid-day sun for an outdoor look.As we know, shooting in harsh sunlight at midday is a portrait photographers nightmare! But, it can produce a very striking and edgy look thats fantastic. However this particular author lives and works in Northern Ireland – now, most will agree, this is a beautifully scenic part of the world unfortunately though we are not blessed […]

Source: Creating A Midday Sun In The Studio – A Lighting Tutorial – DIY Photography

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Olympus gives entry-level OM-D E-M10 mirrorless camera big upgrades

Olympus outs a fine entry level micro four-thirds mirrorless with lots of features from higher end cameras.

Olympus’ new OM-D E-M10 Mark II may be entry-level, but it’s loaded with advanced features and improved performance, like 5-axis stabilization.

Source: Olympus gives entry-level OM-D E-M10 mirrorless camera big upgrades

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7 Single Flash Portraits Techniques That You Can Apply Right Now – DIY Photography

Almost all the photographers I know have at least one speedlight. They use for their cameras hotshoe, if for nothing else. But what if you want to dub in off camera flashing but don’t have any modifiers yet? In this article I will show you 7 different single flash techniques for portraits that you can apply right now – […]

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Flashpoint Ring Li-On Ringflash Review

This ring flash has over 400 flash per charge capability, LED modeling light and a 5 C-note price tag. Is it worth adding to your tool box?Adorama has been on a roll with its rechargeable lithium-ion battery powered flash units. Not long ago, they debuted the FlashPoint Zoom Speedlight, and now they have upped the ante with a monster 400ws ringflash. I recently got my hands on this ringflash and ran it through some tests to see how it would perform. […]

Source: Flashpoint Ring Li-On Ringflash Review

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Corel ParticleShop: Life-Like Brushes for Photoshop and Lightroom

Corel has just announced ParticleShop, a plugin for Photoshop, Lightroom, and PaintShop Pro that allows users to create photo-realistic effects with a set

Source: Corel ParticleShop: Life-Like Brushes for Photoshop and Lightroom

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