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Five Color Grading Mistakes to Avoid in Your Video Work

The color grade is one of the most essential aspects of any bit of video work. Not only does it help provide the finishing touch that makes your work look professional, it’s a chance for you to really add your style to your work to develop a signature look that’s more memorable. This helpful video […]

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Avoid These 10 Newbie Photographer Fails

There’s an awful lot of things to learn when you get your very first camera, especially if it’s an ultra-modern, sophisticated DSLR, with shed-loads of features. So, it’s not surprising that mistakes will be made by many a newbie photographer. photo by Andrés Nieto Porras Here’s a short list of ten common mistakes: 1. Flashing […]

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Avoid These 5 Common Camera Setting Mistakes Made By Beginners

Over the years, I’ve taught many new photographers and observed how they used their cameras. I have noticed a handful of common mistakes that many of them make. While there is a lot more to learn about photography, if you can avoid or fix these issues alone, you will find that your photographs will be […]

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Street Photography: 28 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Here are 28 common mistakes to avoid when you shoot street photography. 1. Always Using Manual Mode One common misconception and street photography mistake is the belief that professional photographers always use the manual mode, and therefore it is also useful for street photography, right? First, professional photographers don’t use the manual mode every time. […]

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10 Things Photographers Should Avoid Doing in Photoshop

If you’re new to Photoshop, you’ve probably been a little overwhelmed by the million and one things you can do to your images and the multiple ways to get any one effect. You’ve probably also discovered that not everything you do—even if it’s something “everyone” is doing—will make your images come out looking great. To […]

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5 Common Post-Processing Mistakes to Avoid

For today’s photographer, post-processing is a critical element of image making. Sure, when you first get started with digital photography, you might shoot in JPG mode and allow the camera to make decisions about things like color and contrast. But when you’re ready to take control of your images, it’s time to shoot in RAW […]

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How to Avoid the Red Eye Effect

There was nothing more frustrating back in the day than having your disposable camera’s photos developed just to find that your subject(s) had red eyes. This is an annoying effect that comes from camera flash and the harsh light that enters the subject’s eyes. Michael Aranda shares this video informing us about how the red eye […]

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