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The Relations Between Curves, Color And Magic

DIYPhotography The Relations Between Curves, Color And Magic http://bit.ly/1SoUNyo The Relations Between Curves, Color And Magic In order to understand curves we need to understand color in the way that Photoshop does. This is called Additive color theory EVERYTHING in an image is made of 3 colors – RED – GREEN – BLUE Each circle is painted on an individual, independent layer – The Red has the RGB values set to 255-0-0, the Green has the RGB values set to […]

Watch out Ice Light: Yongnuo announces the YN360, a full color LED light wand

DIYPhotography Watch out Ice Light: Yongnuo announces the YN360, a full color LED light wand http://bit.ly/1NvAmbp Watch out Ice Light: Yongnuo announces the YN360, a full color LED light wand If you’ve been eyeing a Westcott Ice Light for some time, but don’t care to drop the dough on it, Chinese light accessory manufacturer Yongnuo has a new product that might interest you. It’s called the YN360 and it’s an LED light wand designed to spice up your work in […]

How to Create a Dramatic Cinematic Style Portrait Using Photoshop Color Grading

Digital Photography School This tutorial touches on color grading but also covers shooting technique to help you get beautiful cinematic style portraits. How to Create a Dramatic Cinematic Style Portrait Using Photoshop Color Grading Follow this tutorial on how to shoot and then process a dramatic cinematic style portrait using Photoshop color grading techniques. Read More at Digital Photography School

Harness the Power of Color Like a Pro When Processing Landscape Photography

Fstoppers Better color, better images. Harness the Power of Color Like a Pro When Processing Landscape Photography When we talk about landscape photography post-processing and it comes down to adjusting color, we’re in most cases bombarded by theoretical terms. Erin Babnik tossed difficult to understand terms in favor of an easy-to-follow essay on adjusting color in your landscape photos. Read More at Fstoppers

How to Use Color Gels Creatively in Portrait Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Use Color Gels Creatively in Portrait Photography Photographer Eva Creel demonstrates how you can make creative use of speedlight gels to capture a scene that imbibes a sense of cold and fog and then bring everything together to transform into photographic magic: Creel sets up three speed lights for the shoot. The first is the key light that illumi… Read More at Picture Correct

How To Build Huge Dual Color DIY Flex Lights for $60

DIYPhotography How To Build Huge Dual Color DIY Flex Lights for $60 http://bit.ly/21BpBxY How To Build Huge Dual Color DIY Flex Lights for $60 Here is one of the cooler projects for LED panels that I’ve seen. Unlike the ‘usual’ LED panels, those panels are mounted on flexible material so they can be folded and mounted pretty much anywhere. DIYPerks is using MARSWELL LEDs for good color rendition. if you look at the photo below you can see how 80+ […]

Impossible Project Brings Instant Lab to Android Users and Round Frame Color 600 and SX-70 Film

Popular Photography Impossible Project’s Instant Lab will now turn Android pictures into a Polaroid print Impossible Project Brings Instant Lab to Android Users and Round Frame Color 600 and SX-70 Film Turn any smartphone or tablet image into a Polaroid print Read More at Popular Photography

A Quick and Easy Way to Color Grade Images in Photoshop

Fstoppers Want an easy way to color grade your images? We can help! A Quick and Easy Way to Color Grade Images in Photoshop Adding to or accentuating the color tones in an image is a very effective way of telling a story, eliciting an emotion, or strengthening the aesthetic. In this short walkthrough, I’ll explain how I can speedily color grade my images. Read More at Fstoppers

Capture One Pro 8.2 Brings Seriously Upgraded Color Grading Tools For Raw Photos

Popular Photography The latest version of Capture One Pro takes color balance very seriously Capture One Pro 8.2 Brings Seriously Upgraded Color Grading Tools For Raw Photos New camera profiles and upgraded color correction tools make their way to Capture One Pro Read More at Popular Photography

Quick Tip: Color code your cables when bundling them up

DIYPhotography Quick Tip: Color code your cables when bundling them up http://bit.ly/1pdXsyD Quick Tip: Color code your cables when bundling them up https://youtu.be/JrtplrLoTS8 If you, like me bundle up your USB and short power cables on travel, color coding them may be very helpful for getting them untangled quickly. If the cable are color coded, and you did not make too much of a mess when bundling them with a cable tie, you should just be able to pull the […]

How to Remove Stubborn Color Fringing From Your Photos

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Remove Stubborn Color Fringing From Your Photos Have you ever started processing an awesome photo only to find that it had weird discolorations in certain areas or a bright blue or red line following the contour of your subject? It can be a serious bummer to deal with if you don’t know a few shortcuts like the one wildlife photographer Steve Perr… Read More at Picture Correct

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

PetaPixel How to use color theory in landscape photography. Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to Read More at PetaPixel

A lesson in color grading

DIYPhotography A lesson in color grading http://bit.ly/1TygyKJ A lesson in color grading https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6G-3pFHfWs If Shakespeare were a photographer today, he’d have lost so many jobs to his “To tone or not to tone” predicament that in comparison you’d probably be able to catch more snowflakes in your mouth during a 20 second freak blizzard than he would have landed paid work. Today I’m here with a video for you on that age old subject of “Colour Toning” and with a […]

Ed Taube created this explosion of color for our “Holiday” theme by zooming duri…

Shutterbug Magazine Ed Taube created this explosion of color for our “Holiday” theme by zooming during a long exposure while photographing Christmas lights. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Fstoppers Reviews MZed’s ‘Directing Color’: Not a Typical Video Color Management Tutorial

Fstoppers Does your color management need some help? Check out our review! Fstoppers Reviews MZed’s ‘Directing Color’: Not a Typical Video Color Management Tutorial Color grading is a technique we usually relate solely to the video post-production process. This course teaches color directing which is way more than just software manipulation of the hues of a video footage. It will tell you how to color grade both in-camera and in post. Read More at Fstoppers

Photographer Creates an Automatic Color Film Processor Called Filmomat

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Photographer Creates an Automatic Color Film Processor Called Filmomat In an era when digital photos can be taken with everything from DSLR cameras and phones to even watches you wear on your wrist, it’s difficult to imagine taking photos with analog cameras and developing the film yourself in a modern photography workflow. This, however, is a challenge that Lukas Frit… Read More at Picture Correct

How I Shot This With Color Gels

Fstoppers Have you used gels before? How I Shot This With Color Gels Color gels are a lot of fun to work with and when done well can add a certain oomph to your photo. It can also be intimidating and hard to get just right. And when I say just right, even that itself is very subjective. Some people prefer it to be subtle while others want the color to dominate in the… Read More at Fstoppers

NYC Parks Employee Finds 3,000 Color Slides Lost Since 1978

Fstoppers Quite the find. NYC Parks Employee Finds 3,000 Color Slides Lost Since 1978 In 1978, a New York newspaper strike put staff photographers out of work for a number of weeks. They probably didn’t know the images they created during that period would become a time capsule just waiting to be found. And it was found six months ago. Read More at Fstoppers

Photos of every single color in one gallery: #500pxGalleries

500px Photos of every single color in one gallery: https://goo.gl/VbXyov #500pxGalleries Read More at 500px

Color Me Pink by Espen Haagensen: #winter #travel

500px Color Me Pink by Espen Haagensen: https://goo.gl/tJhfon #winter #travel Read More at 500px

Fstoppers Review the Infinite Color Panel

Fstoppers Have you heard about the Infinite Color Panel? Check out our review! Fstoppers Review the Infinite Color Panel There is no shortage of Photoshop actions around the internet these days. Color grading images to having a unique look can be accomplished with infinite possibilities, however, Pratik Naik recently announced the Infinite Color Panel that rethinks the creative process. Read More at Fstoppers

Aerial view of #NewYorkCity, 1953, captured by Werner Bischof. Early color work…

Magnum Photos Aerial view of #NewYorkCity, 1953, captured by Werner Bischof. Early color work by the globetrotting photographer. In honor of his 100th birthday this year, a newly curated selection of posters, prints and contact sheets, featuring iconic Bischof images – available now in the Magnum store: http://bit.ly/WBischof100 #Bischof100 © #WernerBischof/ #MagnumPhotos. Read More at Magnum Photos

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

Fstoppers Did you know you can do this in Lightroom? How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it’s clothing, the sky, or something else. This great tutorial will show you how to do just that using only Lightroom. Read More at Fstoppers

Getting Creative When Shooting Portraits With Color Gels

Fstoppers Color gels are awesome. Getting Creative When Shooting Portraits With Color Gels Using gels opens up a world of colors when shooting portraits. But you don’t always have to place the gel paper over the light and shoot. How creative can you get when shooting portraits with color gels? Read More at Fstoppers

How to Color Calibrate Every Device in a Photographers Workflow

Fstoppers Here’s how to keep all of your devices accurate. How to Color Calibrate Every Device in a Photographers Workflow It’s always frustrating as a photographer to spend time shooting, editing, and printing an image only to see different results throughout various steps of your workflow. Read More at Fstoppers

Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Using Color to Create Strong Photo Compositions Color is one of the most obvious elements of composition. Everyone knows that intense colors make people take notice of your images. Ever wonder why there are so many sunset and flower shots? Color is the reason. Color has a couple of functions in photographs. First, color grabs the attention of the… Read More at Picture Correct

Here’s an amazing color explosion for our “Reflections” theme from Augen – Blick…

Shutterbug Magazine Here’s an amazing color explosion for our “Reflections” theme from Augen – Blick. We’re now sharing our favorite Facebook photos of yours on our Instagram page. Post an image here for one of our Facebook Themes and we’ll pick our favorites and feature them on Shutterbug’s Instagram feed. And don’t forget to follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/shutterbugpix Read More at Shutterbug.com

Color in Photography for Emotional Impact

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Here is a partial list of some of the things that we often associate with different colors. Color in Photography for Emotional Impact Color can be a dominant element in photography, but not always for the better. If you use color sloppily, just because it’s there, you have missed its real power. Back in the days of black and white, every image had to stand on its own merits. A red rose, for example, was not automatically […]

How to Rescue an Underexposed Photo and Maintain Natural Color

Fstoppers Underexposed image? No problem. How to Rescue an Underexposed Photo and Maintain Natural Color We’ve all done it before and I guarantee that we’ll all do it again: sometimes, you just miss the mark and come home with an underexposed image. This helpful tutorial will show you how to save the photo and obtain a natural-looking result. Read More at Fstoppers

Five Different Ways to Make Color Pop Using Photoshop

Fstoppers Make your colors pop! Five Different Ways to Make Color Pop Using Photoshop Controlling color is one of the primary skills that allows photographers to develop their own style. Learning to balance the different aspects of color in your image is one of the more important things you can do. Read More at Fstoppers

All About the Color Picker Tool in Photoshop

Fstoppers Learn about this fundamental Photoshop tool. All About the Color Picker Tool in Photoshop The Color Picker tool is one of the most fundamental and important features in Photoshop, and it’s packed densely with information and options. This helpful tutorial will show you the ins and outs of the tool and how to understand everything it offers and tells you. Read More at Fstoppers

SPONSORED POST: Is Your Screen Color Accurate? Get True Screen Color with Dataco…

Shutterbug Magazine SPONSORED POST: Is Your Screen Color Accurate? Get True Screen Color with Datacolor Spyder. Calibrating your monitor should be the first step you take to ensure your color is accurate before editing. Learn More from our friends at Datacolor: http://spyder.datacolor.com/nsa-winter-2016?afftid=70116000000scnC Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Keep Consistent Color from Camera to Computer

PictureCorrect Photography Tips The following tricks guarantee that you will nail the white balance every time and with minimum effort! How to Keep Consistent Color from Camera to Computer To say that white balance is an important aspect of your photography would be an understatement. Getting the perfect white balance requires a bit of planning. But most of the time, folks prefer to leave their white balance setting on Auto and think they can adjust it later during post-processing. It… […]

Anatomy of a Shoot: Creating Dramatic Color With Gelled Speedlites

Strobox To gel or not to gel, that is the question. http://pixsylated.com/blog/dramatic-color-gel-speedlight-flash/ Anatomy of a Shoot: Creating Dramatic Color With Gelled Speedlites Gels are an inexpensive way to turn a boring set into a space filled with ambiance. Three Speedlites, two gels, a random mirror, and a mini softbox enabled me to turn a small, unfinished cellar (ab… Read More at Strobox

Opponent Process: Tricking Your Brain Into Seeing a Black-And-White Image In Full Color

Popular Photography How can you trick your brain into seeing this black and white photo in full color? #Magic #NotMagic #Science Opponent Process: Tricking Your Brain Into Seeing a Black-And-White Image In Full Color Opponent process is the scientific theory behind seeing this black-and-white image in full color Read More at Popular Photography

Focus on Photographing a Different Color Each Day to Practice the Art of Seeing

Digital Photography School An interesting photography exercise to help you learn to ‘see’ better. Focus on Photographing a Different Color Each Day to Practice the Art of Seeing If you want to hone your observation skills and the art of seeing which is so crucial in photography, try this exercise to photograph a different color each day. Read More at Digital Photography School

Filmmaker Discovers Rare Color Photos of Native Americans From the 19th and 20th Century

Shutterbug Magazine Incredible, historic find. Filmmaker Discovers Rare Color Photos of Native Americans From the 19th and 20th Century Writer/Director Paul Ratner was doing research for his 2013 film “Moses on the Mesa,” a love story about a German-Jewish immigrant and an Acoma Pueblo woman, when he discovered a treasure trove of beautiful color photographs of native Americans. Because color film wasn’t readily available until the… Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Apply Color Theory to Your Photos

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Understanding color theory is super useful because you’ll then be able to recognize what colors work best together and make for the most pleasing images. How to Apply Color Theory to Your Photos Sometimes the colors in a photograph just don’t mesh. You may not be able to notice it right away; the photo just seems off for some reason. But it could be as simple as the fact that the colors don’t complement each other. So, […]

Using ACDSee pro on iOS for Advanced Color Grading

Fstoppers Create great color grades even on iOS! Using ACDSee pro on iOS for Advanced Color Grading In a mobile world filled with an endless selection of preset filters, there are surprisingly few options to employ more creative color grading that is driven by specific choice rather than by simply perusing a gallery of presets. ACDSee Pro for iOS is one of the few apps that look to bridge this gap… Read More at Fstoppers