Tag Archives: Contrast

How to Use Soft Light Blend Mode in Photoshop to Improve Exposure and Contrast

Do you have an overexposed sunny side and an underexposed shadow on the other side of your image? Or maybe a well-exposed photo that needs more vibrancy? There’s a tool so versatile that can help you fix any of these … Continue reading

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How to Expose Correctly for High Contrast Wildlife

Photographing wildlife of deeply contrasting colors, such as black bears or white waterfowl, can present certain challenges setting up shots that are properly exposed for the wildlife and also the surroundings. Harsh lighting also makes exposing for these subjects especially … Continue reading

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How to Create Strong Compositions Using Color Contrast

When I wrote about making dramatic images using shadow and contrast, a reader rightly pointed out that a couple of my photos were also good examples of color contrast. This is interesting because it shows how two photographers can look … Continue reading

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How to Use Shadow and Contrast to Create Dramatic Images

You can use shadow and contrast to create dramatic images. The key is to forget about shadow detail. You don’t need it. Shadows are meant to be dark and mysterious. This is good – it leaves something to the viewer’s … Continue reading

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Matching the Production Style to the Image

A Post By: Post Production PyeThe Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge

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Sponsored Tip: Global vs. Local Contrast

How-ToBy Brian Dilg, Courtesy of New York Film Academy Photography SchoolThis tip article by Brian Dilg, comes to us courtesy of New York Film Academy Photography School, where he serves as the Chair of the New York Film Academy Photography … Continue reading

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