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An Intro to Shadows in Photography

What is a photograph? There are many different ways to answer this simple question, but in basic abstract terms through the lens of lighting, every photograph is a combination of highlights and shadows. The only reason we see depth and dimension is in fact shadow. Understanding shadows is crucial in growing as a photographer. Table […]

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How to Photograph Low Light Cityscapes: The Best Gear and Techniques

Never take a blurry city twilight shot again! If you follow these tips, techniques, and gear recommendations, you’ll never be disappointed with your cityscape photos again. As the light fades and those twinkling street lights and office blocks start to switch on for the night, it’s a captivating sight and definitely one of the more […]

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How to Restore Reverse Image Search with Right-Click in Chrome

Google recently added Google Lens to its Chrome desktop Web browser. While it is a great tool, it replaced the “Search Google for image” option when right-clicking a photo. Here’s a guide on how to continue doing reverse image searches with a right-click if you have lost it. The Power of Reverse Image Searches Doing […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Pricing Commercial Photography

A big question every beginning commercial photographer asks themselves is how they should price their work. There is always a wide range of price points in all genres of photography, and they all depend on your level of work. But there is one truth that may apply to most photographers: you can’t apply a simple […]

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The Photographers’ Guide to Color Grading Video

When you’re a photographer just starting to work with video, it can seem like color grading is a mystical art. However, it’s simply the process of adjusting the colors in your video footage to achieve the final look you want. If you already use Adobe Photoshop or another image editor to tweak your photographs, congratulations, […]

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Festive Food Photography: Shooting with Christmas Lights

[embedded content] If you’re wondering how you can shoot some stunning Christmas food photography, try shooting with holiday festive lights. In this video, I will go through in detail how to shoot with Christmas fairy lights. These lights will bring some festive spirit to your food photography and add sparkle to your Instagram feed this […]

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How to Install and Use LightZone, the Underdog Raw Digital Darkroom

Darktable, RawTherapee, digiKam are undeniably powerful applications for processing RAW files. But while they offer a plethora of advanced editing and processing tools, using them to get the result you want requires and patience and some effort. But who has time for that? Enter LightZone, an application that makes processing and editing a less time-consuming […]

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How Infrared Photography Can Create Stunning Sci-Fi Night Photos

Infrared photography is mostly used to create alternative and dreamy landscape pictures during bright days, giving nature specific hues from clear white to vivid yellow or red. But this technique has also a high potential in urban photography too, moreover at night. In this article, I will show you how to create stunning futuristic pictures […]

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How to Make a DIY Softbox for Free

Almost anything can be used as a light modifier. As long as it interacts with light in one way or another, it can be considered a light modifier. In this article, I will show you how to build a do-it-yourself (DIY) softbox with things you likely already have around at home. As long as you […]

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How to Use Curves Effectively in Capture One 22

[embedded content] The Tone Curve in Capture One 22 is by far my favorite tool to edit images, but it’s usually one of the most difficult commands to get to grips with. It can definitely be one of your most valuable assets if you want to improve your editing skills. It’s designed to allow you […]

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How to Create and Sell NFTs for Free

A lot of people have asked me in recent days how they can create and sell NFTs (non-fungible tokens), so I decided to write this tutorial on how you can mint (and hopefully sell) an NFT for free, with absolutely no gas fees or other costs to you. First, a disclaimer. There are many different […]

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How to Create and Capture Stunning Ink Flow Photos

Have you wanted to capture your own ink flow photographs at home? Below, I’ll explain a few easy tips that make use of an inexpensive fish tank and a pot of ink or paint. As the paint is poured into the water a multitude of incredible shapes form which, when photographed, transform into the most […]

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10 Ways to Generate Revenue With Online Sales

Online sales have long been the go-to for photographers looking to earn passive income. While you reach out to editors and communicate with clients about their latest headshots or food photos, have you considered which images you’ve already made might make you some quick cash? This holiday season, we want to help you earn more. […]

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