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Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

Color correcting accurately in Photoshop.

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this 6-minute tut

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3 tips to take great photos even in bad locations

Great photos are just a matter of looking at a bad location with a different perspective.

As photographers, you’ll often have to deal with the unknown. You won’t always be able to scout locations before the shoot, and sometimes you’ll just have to work with what you have. Photographer Manny Ortiz shares three tips that will help you shoot even in really bad locations. You need to take the most of what you have, and these tips will show you how to do it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaB9wiCho5w&feature=youtu.be 1. Focus on the details When you look at the location as a whole, it may seem unattractive and you may want to go somewhere else. Since it won’t always be

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What I’ve Learned from Shooting at Night on the Alps

Night photography isn’t just about the stars.

The night has fallen. I am alone, on top of a mountain, at an altitude of 3,000 meters (~1.86miles). Fog is floating along through the valleys below, illum

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Using Focus Stacking on Landscapes for Extreme Depth of Field

Stacking for focus.

Focus stacking is a technique typically used in macro shots to achieve a large depth of field. It’s a relatively simple concept: take many images focused a

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How to Do a Realistic Sky Swap in a Photo Using Photoshop

Swapping skies in photoshop.

In this 9-minute video tutorial from Serge Ramelli, learn how to easily swap out an unattractive white sky from a photo for a more dramatic one using Photo

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How to Create an Orton Effect Using Photoshop

The Orton Effect. What is it and how do I create it?

In this step by step Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a unique painterly look for your image call the Orton Effect.

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Add style to your natural light photographs – DIY Photography

Try using natural light indoors for a different style.

This week we will be looking at adding style to your natural light photographs. Recently I have shot against my usual style, which is off camera flash. The reason for this being I want to challenge myself to shoot in different circumstances and to gain more experience when not using flash. The image above was […]

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4 Key Elements to Help You Create Stronger Landscape Photography

What does it take to capture those strong landscape shots?

Good landscape photography isn’t an accident, it takes several things to make that happen. Here are 4 things you can do to help you take stronger photos.

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This Fiery Wedding Portrait Was Made with a Single Long Exposure

Look ma, no Photoshop.

Austrian photographer Markus Hofstaetter recently captured this fiery wedding portrait, titled “Love on Fire.” It’s a single exposure that can be shot with

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5 Guidelines of Minimalist Photography to Help Improve Your Work

A lesson in minimalism.

Even if you aren’t fully into minimalist photography, here are 5 things you can learn from it to apply and help improve your own work.

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