Monthly Archives: May 2016

Review of the Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary Lens Plus TC-1401 Teleconverter Bundle

Is the Sigma 150-600mm with 1.4x teleconverter good enough for wildlife photography.

Wildlife photographer’s review of the Sigma 150-600mm lens + 1.4x TC bundle. Read on to find out why he sold his Tamron 150-600mm and switched to Sigma!

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How to Clean Your Photography Gear and Keep it in Good Shape

Clean your gear.

Follow these tips and steps for how to clean your photography gear, and keep it in good working condition.

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How to Create a Colorful Clone Effect Action in Adobe Photoshop

Sometimes it is just plain fun to play in Photoshop.

What You’ll Be CreatingMusic videos are often on the cutting edge of a culture’s creative expression, both in terms of music and visual effects. They also serve as a

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Adobe’s amazing new crop tool for Photoshop CC can intelligently fill in backgrounds

The next release of Photoshop CC is bringing a more powerful content aware feature — the crop.

Adobe teases an upcoming feature that lets users crop and rotate an image without worrying about losing the edges to whitespace.

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Review – Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD

Tamron wows with new 85mm f/1.8 VC lens.Review – Tamron 85mm f/1.8 Di VC USD By: Dustin Abbott – WWW | Facebook | YouTube Discuss the Tamron 85mm f/1.8  Di VC USD The One We’ve Been Waiting For? Tamron made a splash last year

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How to Conquer the Most Difficult Hair Selections in Photoshop

Making good hair selections in Photoshop doesn’t have to be that difficult.

Accurately selecting a subject’s hair is not an easy task; a bit of frizz is enough to make a photographer pull their own hair out. But have no fear, there

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The Awful Truth About Some Photography Workshops

Is that photography workshop worth your hard earned cash?

When taking a photography workshop, it’s important to perform some due diligence to ensure you’re investing your money wisely. Whether you’re a brand new o

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An Exercise to Learn and Practice Shutter Speed at Home

Practicing shutter speeds at home.

Try this quick exercise at home to help you understand how to adjust shutter speed and how it affects motion in your image.

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Corel Releases AfterShot Pro 3, Claims It’s 4x Faster than Lightroom

Is Corel’s AfterShot Pro 3 a worthy competitor of Lightroom?

Corel just released AfterShot Pro 3, the newest version of its non-destructive RAW editor. And while it adds a bunch of cool features like more powerful hi

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Studio portraits: What modifier for what light? – DIY Photography

Do you know what light modifier to use? And when?Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams?  A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper?  It only remains to push the furniture in your living room out of the way to turn it into studio worthy of the name! A single point hurts […]

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