Mastering Lightroom With Andrew Gibson

If you’re a relative newcomer to photography or have recently decided you’d like to give those straight out of camera photographs a little more pop, firing up that shiny new copy of Lightroom for the first time may seem a bit overwhelming. Or, you may be wondering how Lightroom differs from Photoshop and why you […]

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Making Beautiful Portraits In Natural Light

Portraiture is an area of photography that absolutely baffles me. On the surface, it seems absurdly simple – find a subject, point a camera at them and press the shutter button. Unfortunately, reducing an engaging portrait down to such simple component parts is like saying that a great wine is just grapes and oak. Or, […]

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The Art of Color Processing + Exposure Blending

One of the more challenging aspects of post-processing your photographs is learning how to use color to enhance your personal vision or photographic style, rather than overpower it. Lately, it seems that more and more photographers are content simply using one-click presets to define the style of their images. But what do you do when […]

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Lightroom 5 Unmasked: Piet Van den Eynde

Lightroom or Photoshop? This is a question that comes up a ton and there really is no right answer. It depends entirely on what type of photography you do. For me personally, I find that I use Photoshop less and less for post-processing my photographs. With the latest iteration (5.2 at the time of this […]

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The Visual Storyteller - Wagenstein

The Visual Storyteller: Oded Wagenstein

“Sometimes the best stories are just a glimpse of a moment on someone’s face. You may actually think of a storytelling photographer as a hunter of fleeting moments.” – Oded Wagenstein I think many, if not most, photographers would call themselves storytellers – or at least they aspire to be. In fact, I can’t think of […]

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The Visual Toolbox

The Visual Toolbox: David duChemin

One of the more difficult things about learning photography, particularly as a beginner, is simply learning what to learn. What are the things you need to know to make a noticeable difference in the quality of your photographs? There’s no shortage of resources, both online and off. On the video-based training end, our absolute favorite, […]

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Powerful Imagery: The Photographer’s Insight

“Mitchell is a travel photographer in the true sense. His images are informed by the fact that he invests time with the people and places he captures with his camera. Fortunately for his audience, he shares his methods and techniques with impressive generosity and openness.” – Gavin Gough One of the biggest things I miss […]

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Essential Development: Lightroom 5

Last year, Sean McCormack released Essential Development, en eBook package featuring 20 great techniques for Lightroom 4, as well as a collection of 85 Develop Presets. Today, he’s back with a brand new edition of the book, called Essential Development for Lightroom 5, which has been updated to take advantage of the new tools in Lightroom 5, including […]

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