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Basic Photo Retouching in GIMP

The post Basic Photo Retouching in GIMP appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Ana Mireles. Do you feel your photos are good but not great? Do you think something is missing in your images? You may … Continue reading

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Basic Setup for Photographing Fireworks

I used to think that capturing fireworks on film was laden with technical wizardry and talent, but after giving it a whirl with no advice or instruction, I discovered it’s quite easy. Here’s how… Photo by jeff_golden; ISO 100, f/18.0, … Continue reading

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A Short Introduction to Basic Photo Editing for Beginners

The post A Short Introduction to Basic Photo Editing for Beginners appeared first on Digital Photography School. It was authored by Lily Sawyer. If you’re a beginner, using editing software can be a daunting prospect. What if you can’t get … Continue reading

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Side-by-side Comparisons of Basic Studio Light Modifiers

Have you ever wondered what difference studio light modifiers make to your portraits? Are you even convinced that they make a difference in the quality of light? I thought I’d do a little experiment to show you the effects that … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Power of the Basic Panel in Lightroom

Lightroom is anything but intuitive for new photographers. Its multitude of panels, sliders, menus, and buttons are enough to make your head spin. But fortunately, there’s hope for even the most beleaguered beginner. Amid all the options and icons is … Continue reading

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Basic Photoshop Tutorial – How to Add Creative Overlays to Your Portraits

I’ve been shooting these moody portraits lately and I thought about adding some creative overlays to a few to make them a little different and more interesting. Here is a basic tutorial on how to add an overlay using Photoshop. Take … Continue reading

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The best basic and advanced photo apps

If you’ve ever browsed the Apple App Store or Google Play, then you’ll already be aware that there are hundreds and hundreds of photography apps to choose from. While we can’t possibly hope to cover all of them here, we … Continue reading

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A Basic Look at the Ethics and Rules for Photographing Graffiti

Back in university, in an early morning class, a lecturer held up a large photograph and asked, “What could be wrong with this image?” We craned our necks to have a good look and a student said brightly “It’s underexposed!” … Continue reading

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Basic Portrait Post-Processing Workflow Tips to Help You Save Time and Stay Organized

This article will walk you through some tips for how to set up a basic portrait post-processing workflow that can help you save time and stay organized. The problem When you’re new to photography, everything is exciting. Every time you … Continue reading

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The Top 3 Basic Portrait Photography Settings

In portrait photography, one of the main differences between a happy snapper and a professional, besides the number of years of experience and accumulated skills, is that the professional takes control of the camera settings and has a good knowledge … Continue reading

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The best basic and advanced photo apps

If you’ve ever browsed the Apple App Store or Google Play, then you’ll already be aware that there are hundreds and hundreds of photography apps to choose from. While we can’t possibly hope to cover all of them here, we … Continue reading

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Tips for Processing Landscape Photos – from Basic Edits to Artistic Interpretation

All professional, and many hobbyist photographers, post-process their photos. There are various reasons why you want to edit your photos, besides the fact RAW files need some level of processing, including: To fix minor errors made when you took the … Continue reading

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