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How to Use a Foreground to Create Depth

How to Use a Foreground to Create Depth

The composition is one of the hardest aspects of landscape photography. There are many ways to compose a photo, and having a strong foreground is a common tool to create depth in your photos.

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Cropping? You May Want to Consider Dropping Your ISO

Cropping? You May Want to Consider Dropping Your ISO

Wildlife photography often involves cropping an image, because you can’t always get closer to the subject. This great video explains why you might want to consider your ISO setting a bit more when you know you’re going to crop your image.

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How to Get the Illustrated Look in Your Images

How to Get the Illustrated Look in Your Images

Growing up on comic books and graphic novels I have always been a fan of anything illustrated. When I started taking photos and creating art, I wanted my images to have a similar feel.

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Five Essential Poses for Photographing Couples

Five Essential Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing is tricky business, and it can be twice as hard when you add in a second person. If you are struggling with posing couples, this excellent video will give you five foundational poses for couples that will help you find success again and again.

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7 Quick and Dirty Photography Tricks to Give Your Photos a Little Extra Impact

7 Quick and Dirty Photography Tricks to Give Your Photos a Little Extra Impact

Whether you’re a new photographer looking to create some interesting photos on a budget or an experienced shooter that’s looking for a little out-of-the-box thinking for your photography, there are many ways to use household objects to spice up a shoot.

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The Flexibility and Power of Smart Objects in Photoshop

The Flexibility and Power of Smart Objects in Photoshop

If you are new to Photoshop, you might have heard of Smart Objects, but might be a bit unsure of what they do or why they are so useful. Smart Objects can be tremendously helpful, and this great video tutorial will show you how they work and what you can do with them.

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Helpful Tips for Landscape Photographers

Helpful Tips for Landscape Photographers

Landscape photography is a challenging but rewarding genre, full of subtle adjustments that can make or break an image. If you are looking to improve your images, this great video shows you lots of example photos and discusses what makes them compelling work.

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How to Use the Liquify Tool in Photoshop

How to Use the Liquify Tool in Photoshop

Photoshop is full of lots of powerful features, and one of the most useful is the Liquify tool. If you are not quite proficient with it yet, this great video will show you everything you need to know about how to use the Liquify tool.

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10 Crucial Values You Need to Know in Landscape Photography

10 Crucial Values You Need to Know in Landscape Photography

Technical perfection, originality, environmentalism, story, aesthetics, and realism are all concepts or principles we as landscape photographers can value. What we value will define how we do our landscape photography and if those photos will ever be any good.

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How to Remove a Chain Link Fence Using Photoshop

How to Remove a Chain Link Fence Using Photoshop

With Photoshop’s Content Aware Fill tool, remarkable things are possible. Join Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect as he runs you through a simple means of removing this chain link fence and throws in a plethora of other incredibly useful tips along the way.

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How I Hashtag My Photography for Social Media

How I Hashtag My Photography for Social Media

If you’ve found yourself wondering how you can go about using hashtags on Instagram for tagging your work, here’s how I go about it. Spoiler alert: I don’t overthink it, and I keep it as simple as possible.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Adjusting Hue and Saturation in Photoshop

A Beginner’s Guide to Adjusting Hue and Saturation in Photoshop

Photoshop has lots of powerful tools to improve your images and help you develop a personal style. Two of the most fundamental of those are the HSL and Color Balance tools. This helpful video tutorial will show you how to use these tools to change the color of anything in Photoshop.

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The Importance of Flash Duration and How It Works

The Importance of Flash Duration and How It Works

Flash duration is a lesser discussed concept, but it can have very practical consequences on your work. This great video will help you decode the numbers and figures to understand how it affects your images and how you can put it to use.

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Five Helpful Tips for Better Portraits

Five Helpful Tips for Better Portraits

Portraits take the confluence of technical aptitude, creativity, and the ability to work with people to be successful, and the lack of any one can derail the entire endeavor. This great video will give you five tips to improve your portraits, ranging from composition to interacting with the subject.

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Learn All About Landscape and Travel Photography With This Incredibly Comprehensive Tutorial

Learn All About Landscape and Travel Photography With This Incredibly Comprehensive Tutorial

Landscape and travel photography can be incredibly rewarding genres and a wonderful chance to capture interesting places and human life while showing off your own creative vision. If you are looking to dive into it, check out this incredibly comprehensive video that will show you everything you need to know, from gear, to composition, to post-processing.

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The 10,000 Hour Rule: Will it Really Make You a Master at Your Trade?

The 10,000 Hour Rule: Will it Really Make You a Master at Your Trade?

It is theorized that 10,000 hours of deliberate practice will turn one into a master of their trade. When starting out as a photographer (or any other skill), you were told practice makes perfect. But is this true for everyone ?

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