Category Archives: Digital Photography

5 Reasons to Use Lightroom for Portrait Retouching

There are some photographers who use Photoshop or plugins such as Portrait Pro to do portrait retouching. There is nothing wrong with this and these programs can do an excellent job, especially if you retouch portraits at a high level. … Continue reading

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DIY Hack 2-for-1 Luggage and Camera Roller Bag

Can we really have enough camera bags? In this article, I will show you a DIY hack to easily convert a small travel bag with wheels into a camera roller bag. Basically, you get two bags for the price of one. … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Photographing Water

Water is a beautiful subject to photograph. It can be as dramatic as a waterfall, predictable as a fountain, vast like the ocean, or just a winding exciting river. Whatever the source, it can be a point of interest in … Continue reading

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How to Create Artistic Photos with a Magnifying Glass

A magnifying glass is a handy little tool, popular with intrepid detectives and bug collectors. As the name suggests, the convex lens produces a magnified image of an object, but it can also be used to make some unusual and eye-catching imagery. Pairing … Continue reading

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Studio Starter Kit: How to Design a Starter Portable Studio

In this article, I will give you some tips for creating your own studio starter kit. A portable studio that doesn’t break the bank or the budget. For many new photographers, the idea of using strobes and portable flashes may … Continue reading

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Rim Light – A Simple Way to Create Powerful Images with a Single Flash

In this article, I will introduce you to creating a rim light using a single flash. While not so common, it is extremely easy to put in place and will allow you to get very interesting and powerful images. To … Continue reading

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21 Images That Sing – Photos of all Things Musical

Music fills the soul – it also makes for a great subject for photographers. Singers, concerts, musicians, bands, instruments, and more. See if you can hear the music in thees images! By John Finn By Ronald Rugenbrink By Brian Tomlinson … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Music

Sing, play that funky music, listen and look at these 21 images of all things music. Weekly Photography Challenge – Music Think of all the things you can photograph related to music: An individual instrument Musician with this instrument Full … Continue reading

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15 Photography Ideas to Boost Your Creativity

Doing photography exercises brings forth new opportunities to improve your skills, hone in on your craft and who knows, even guide you in the direction of finding a new genre that you love more than anything in the world! Here … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Get Honest Feedback on Your Work

Learning to evaluate your own work and getting good honest feedback is critical to improving as a photographer. Others will see things you don’t see. It will give you tips to help you improve. And it is peculiar to your … Continue reading

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Creative Use of the Radial Filter in Lightroom

Back in 2013, which is about two thousand years as far as digital photography is concerned, the folks at Adobe introduced a brand new tool into the kit of Lightroom 5. That tool is the Radial Filter and it has … Continue reading

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What are the Best Street Photography Camera Settings and Why

Did you ever wonder how the photographers of the past did it? All they had were manual cameras and yet somehow they had a method that beats even the latest technology in autofocus! Wonder what it was? Let’s find out … Continue reading

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