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Beginners Guide to Creating and Applying Texture Overlays Using Photoshop

Adding texture to photographs was happening long before the invention of Photoshop and other editing programs. In the days of the darkroom, we would scratch negatives with pins, sand paper them, stain the photographic paper with fixer before exposing, layer two negatives on top of each other in the enlarger, or push our film ISO Read more →

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Top 10 Features to Bring Your Seascape Photos to Life

Seascapes are awesome opportunities for photography. In fact, it will probably be your first impulse upon seeing the ocean to pull out your camera (or wish you had it with you). It takes some skill, however, to turn a beautiful coastal scene into something more than a snapshot. If you are not careful, your coastal photo […]

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Travel photography tips: 8 ways to avoid ‘postcard shots’

Don’t come home from holiday with the same photos as everyone else. These 8 easy travel photography tips will help you think differently about your pictures.

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How to Whiten Teeth Using Photoshop

Sometimes teeth need some adjustments to look their best. A photo of someone with a gorgeous smile but with stained teeth can detract from your final image. Read more →

Fine-tune image colour: how to remove casts, boost colours and apply instant effects

Bring an uninspiring scene spring to life – we show you how to remove casts, boost colours, then apply instant processing effects to your images. One of the most effective ways to improve images straight out of the camera is to enhance the colour and tones. This might be because the colours recorded by your camera… Read more →

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How to Creatively Alter the Light in Your Photo Using Lightroom

Learn how to fix problem light and enhance your vision for your photos in Lightroom. If you’re like most of us, you’ve taken photos from time to time that you’ve had high hopes for, only to realize later on that they didn’t turn out the way you’d hoped. Read more →

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Best camera settings for night cityscapes and traffic trails

Getting everything ready before you head out will save you trying to change settings in near-darkness. Our series of pre-shot checklists continues with a look at the best camera settings for night cityscapes and traffic trails.

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How to Blur the Background of Your Photos

Many photographers think that the only way to effectively blur the background of their photos is to use a wide aperture. Well, that is an effective method, but it’s only one of many. In this video, photographers Tony and Chelsea Northrup show us a number of ways to achieve background blur Read more →

3 Useful Photoshop Techniques for Making Images Exposure Corrections

In general, where images are too dark, this is referred to as underexposed. Conversely, images that are too light are overexposed. Photos taken on sunny days are prone to being overexposed. In an ideal situation, the aim is to try and get the correct exposure in-camera. In doing so, less time will be spent in […]

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Best camera settings for studio flash

You can pre-set a great deal when you’ve got full control over your shooting conditions. The latest instalment in our series of pre-shot checklists examines the best camera settings for studio flash.

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