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The Complete Capture One Editing Guide With Quentin Decaillet

The Complete Capture One Editing Guide With Quentin Decaillet

Learning any new photography software can be challenging and time consuming. Even when we learn enough to do basic image edits, we often overlook tools that would speed up our process or give us better results. That’s why we teamed up with Quentin Decaillet to produce The Complete Capture One Editing Guide.

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Consider the Crop: Don’t Be a Slave to Your Sensor Aspect Ratio

Consider the Crop: Don't Be a Slave to Your Sensor Aspect Ratio

As photographers, we choose many things. We select our camera bodies, lenses, filters, gear, and settings galore. Why do so many photographers settle with the natural aspect ratio of their camera sensor?

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Six Blended Exposures, 4 a.m. Wake-Up, So Many Mistakes: How I Got This Immensely Rewarding Shot

Six Blended Exposures, 4 a.m. Wake-Up, So Many Mistakes: How I Got This Immensely Rewarding Shot

Have you ever been to a spectacularly picturesque location and envisioned a perfect image in your head, only to never commit and follow it through? I’m far too guilty of that, but this time, I was determined to get the shot I wanted, no matter how many ridiculously hilarious mistakes it took along the way. Here’s how I did it.

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Critique the Community Your Best Panoramic Image

Your Best Panoramic Image

Submit your best panoramic image for a chance to win a free Fstoppers tutorial.

Panoramic images are typically created by taking a series of photos side by side and stitching them together with software. However, for this Critique the Community, you can also submit any photograph that has been stitched together. That means any photograph made up of at least 3 separate images that gives the viewer a larger view than any one of the single frames that makes up the pano.

Over the next week, we invite you to submit your best panoramic images for the community to review. The entrant who submits the highest rated photo will receive a free Fstoppers original tutorial…

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How to Create a Gigapixel Panorama Using Syrp Genie Mini II

How to Create a Gigapixel Panorama Using Syrp Genie Mini II

Most panoramas can easily be shot by hand but what happens if you want to shoot a multi-row pano? What if you want to create a truly “gigapixel” image that could require over 100 images? You’re going to need some hardware to help.

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How to Add Mood and Style to a Composite

How to Add Mood and Style to a Composite

Colin Anderson is a composite photographer from Australia whose work is super stylistic and conceptual. He has worked with many large companies including Adobe, the Discovery Channel, and IBM.

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Mica Levi Composes for the Music-less Commandos of Monos

Transcribing a verbal interview can calcify its fluidity. Congealed to text, the spontaneity of a subject’s ongoing efforts to articulate their process is reduced, encouraging readers to mistake the record as definitive. Some interviewees ponder the permanence of their words anxiously and fear fumbling, saying what they don’t mean, or what they might not in a month or a year. But composer Mica Levi’s (Marjorie Prime, Jackie, Under The Skin) oral replies retain their suppleness on the page. Her understanding of her score for Alejandro Landes’ Monos, about a group of teenage commandos flummoxing their military responsibilities atop a mountain […]

Animate Your Portraits Easily With This iOS App

Animate Your Portraits Easily With This iOS App

It’s no secret that producing still as well as motion gives any photographer an edge over his competition. As the years go by, creating animated content is getting increasingly more accessible. In this article, I review Flugo, an iOS app that turns any still portrait into an eye-catching motion shot.

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Lightroom Import and Export Tips and Tricks

Lightroom Import and Export Tips and Tricks

Lightroom is undoubtedly a great tool for Digital Asset Management (DAM). Some people use it for Digital Asset Management and Editing while others use it just for Digital Asset Management and do all of their editing in Photoshop or some other external application.

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How I Edit Monochrome Portraits

How I Edit Monochrome Portraits

In this quick guide, I’m going to demonstrate how I edited a particular set of portraits for a magazine. Taken as part of the Face of London Runway 2019 contest, these black and white images were shot in studio and processed with a combination of Lightroom and Photoshop.

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How to Speed Up Lightroom Without Buying New Hardware in 2019

How to Speed Up Lightroom Without Buying New Hardware in 2019

If your Lightroom isn’t running quite how it used to, or you think it’s being generally sluggish, here are some recent tips to speed it up without having to dip into your pocket money.

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How to Speed Up Lightroom Without Buying New Hardware in 2019

How to Speed Up Lightroom Without Buying New Hardware in 2019

If your Lightroom isn’t running quite how it used to, or you think it’s being generally sluggish, here are some recent tips to speed it up without having to dip into your pocket money.

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Neuroscience Kung Fu: Use Contrast to Immediately Guide the Eye to the Most Critical Elements of Your Images

Neuroscience Kung Fu: Use Contrast to Immediately Guide the Eye to the Most Critical Elements of Your Images

Contrast extraction is one of the most important aspects of visual processing. It plays a tremendous role in how we view images, where our eyes are drawn to first, and where they linger. In this article we’ll learn a few simple tricks to create more engaging photographs — and why they work.

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Time Management in Video Editing

Time Management in Video Editing

Any video editing task depends on what type of video it is (documentary, music video, industrial/business, TV show), what style will be used, will it include extensive animation/effects/titles, and so on. The ultimate sacrifice one has to make as a video editor is time.

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Luminar 4 New Feature This Fall: AI Structure

Luminar 4 New Feature This Fall: AI Structure

With the recent announcement of Luminar 4 introducing a new Sky Replacement tool, Skylum are teasing us with the newest tool yet to come later this year, namely the content-aware AI Structure tool.

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An Edgy, Cinematic Look With ON1 Photo RAW

An Edgy, Cinematic Look With ON1 Photo RAW

Are you exploring ON1 Photo RAW, and looking to get the most out of all its presets and capabilities? Here, learn how to conjure a desaturated, post-modern look using the software.

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