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How to Create a Retro Faded Look Using Lightroom or Photoshop

You’ve probably seen images floating around because it’s popular these days, you know, the ones with the retro faded look. It’s pretty popular with the instagram and wedding photography crowd. It’s not my fancy but I am all about empowering photographers to shoot what they have in mind. If that happens to be retro-faded here’s […]

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How to Simulate the Look of Analog Film Using Lightroom

The tones and organic nature of analog film are things many of us have began to long for in our digital age. Don’t worry, though, this will not be an article about the merits or disadvantages of digital photography or whether film is better or worse than digital. The purpose of this tutorial is to […]

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Using Juxtaposition for More Compelling Landscape Photography

Juxtaposition – it’s one of my favorite words, and also one of the most important aspects of successful photography. It’s used in portraiture, outdoor adventure, and frequently in travel photography. In images of the landscape, however, juxtaposition is often overlooked. I say overlooked because many photographers integrate juxtaposed elements in their landscapes without even being […]

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Using Light to Create Dimension and Texture in Photographs

If you want to master photography, master light. This great tutorial shows how manipulating the position of lights creates both dimension and texture in an image. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR Video To Get Trick Photography And Special Effects E-book Click Here! […]

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Using Photography Composition Templates

When doing photography in general, and in my case Travel photography, the use of a photography template can be very beneficial and help improve the overall performance. By photography template I mean pre-defined, well-known and efficient photography composition templates that are recurrent and relevant in photography, and fit popular “good taste.” Knowing your usual and […]

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Recording Audio Without Using a Lav or Boom, Comparing on Camera Mics

One of my goals for this year is to start working on videos again. A few of the projects I have in mind require a microphone to help capture better audio, since we know the built-in mics are not really that great. Jay P. Morgan’s latest video from The Slanted Lens hits the web and […]

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Using Natural Light in Landscape Photography

Along with composition, the quality of light is perhaps the most important factor affecting the success of a landscape photograph. Whilst composition can be completely controlled, good quality light on the other hand cannot. We can however control the direction of the light and therefore use the optimum angle of light to enhance the appearance […]

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