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Cull Your Photos Carefully – 5 Steps to Follow Before You Hit Delete

Digital Photography School Do you cull your photos or keep them all? Here’s a little checklist of things to consider before you delete your images. Cull Your Photos Carefully – 5 Steps to Follow Before You Hit Delete How do you cull your photos down from 100s or even 1000s to something usable? Here are 5 steps to follow before you delete forever. Read More at Digital Photography School

Ten Steps to Becoming a Full-Time Photographer

Fstoppers Looking to go full-time? Read this. Ten Steps to Becoming a Full-Time Photographer You’ve had your camera, your passion growing with every click of the shutter, and now you’re thinking that this thing that you love could be a money maker. You say to yourself, “I’m going to become a full time photographer!” But first, what are some of the steps to go full time? Read More at Fstoppers

8 Steps To Creating A Fantasy Lighting Effect

DIYPhotography 8 Steps To Creating A Fantasy Lighting Effect http://bit.ly/1PJE1s2 8 Steps To Creating A Fantasy Lighting Effect “The Secret Doorway” featuring Kara Markley One of my ABSOLUTE favorite things to do in Photoshop is to play with lighting effects. Whether that be to make something glow, create a spotlight sort of effect, or set my hands on fire, I’m always so impressed with the many ways Photoshop allows you to alter lighting. Because of the skills I’ve gathered for […]

The steps I took to create the circus doll photo

DIYPhotography The steps I took to create the circus doll photo http://bit.ly/1MpBAev The steps I took to create the circus doll photo You know how sometimes you see a photo and just have to know how it was made. I mean not in the tutorial-follow-me kind of way but more in the who the heck did you make this kinda way? This is how I felt when I saw Richard Wakefield‘s Circus Doll photo. It had something feeling very authentic, […]

8 Steps to Create Mouth Watering Food Photography

Digital Photography School Got a clever food pun we can use to promote this delicious article? We’d love to hear it! 8 Steps to Create Mouth Watering Food Photography Have you ever tried taking a picture of food and it just didn’t look as good as the dish tasted? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Taking pictures of food requires a different mindset and approach than what you would use in your portrait or landscape photography. Here are 8 steps you […]

Japan earthquakes affect Sony sensor production, Fujifilm steps in to help damaged camera gear

DIYPhotography Japan earthquakes affect Sony sensor production, Fujifilm steps in to help damaged camera gear http://bit.ly/1VgGUEm Japan earthquakes affect Sony sensor production, Fujifilm steps in to help damaged camera gear Last week, two earthquakes struck southwestern Japan, leaving at least 41 people dead and substantial damage to the region, which is known for its manufacturing facilities. Sony was affected by the quakes, forcing operations at two of its factories to shut down for a period of time, while Fujifilm has […]

Six simple suggested steps to improve your photography ▶️

Digital Photography School Six simple suggested steps to improve your photography ▶️ https://digital-photography-school.com/6-steps-better-photography/ Read More at Digital Photography School

A short video explaining the (insanely funny) seven steps of video editing

DIYPhotography Thanks John, point taken. http://bit.ly/1Xcdo1R A short video explaining the (insanely funny) seven steps of video editing https://youtu.be/Z2EyVjmJo8I John Aldred is DIYP’s video editor. If you liked our videos from the UK photoshow or our interviews with some of the worlds top creatives, he is the one to thank. I was asking John about a deadline for one of our videos and he sent me this clip from Lixi studios as… Read More at DIY Photography

Take Back Your Space: How to Stay Organized in Five Easy Steps

Fstoppers Time to get organized! Take Back Your Space: How to Stay Organized in Five Easy Steps As creatives, many times it is hard to place focus on organization rather than creating images. Without organization your life can become chaotic and disruptive to your workflow. A few tips to help take back your space and your sanity could mean the difference between booking or losing your next cli… Read More at Fstoppers

4 Steps to Creating Images With More Meaningful Composition

Digital Photography School A composition tutorial to help you take more meaningfully composed images. 4 Steps to Creating Images With More Meaningful Composition If you wonder what composition really means, it is basically what elements you choose to put in a photograph, and where you decide to place them in the frame. When composing a photograph you need to consider several things: What is the story you are trying to tell? In other words, what do you want …. Read […]

11 Steps to Photographing a New Model

Fstoppers Working with a new model? Here’s what you need to know. 11 Steps to Photographing a New Model Unless you live in the big metropolitan cities like New York or Los Angeles, photographing models is easier said than done. That’s because any chance of success in the industry, and the models move to the bigger hubs. That will not change, but there are opportunities to photograph models in generall… Read More at Fstoppers

Five Steps to Benefiting From Social Media Networks for Your Photography

Digital Photography School Which social media networks do you use most for your photography? Five Steps to Benefiting From Social Media Networks for Your Photography Here are 5 steps you can follow on social media networking and sharing sites to help you move your photography forward. Read More at Digital Photography School

9 Steps to Get Over Your Fear of Off-Camera Flash

Digital Photography School Step-by-step help on getting started with off-camera flash. 9 Steps to Get Over Your Fear of Off-Camera Flash If you want to learn more about using flash for creating portraits, pick up Gina’s brand new dPS ebook: Fast Flash for Portrait Perfection. For the first three years as a professional photographer I suffered a severe case of Photophobia and Photoaugliaphobia. I tried to cover it up by saying thing… Read More at Digital Photography School

11 Steps for Basic Portrait Editing in Lightroom – A Beginner’s Guide

Digital Photography School A step-by-step guide to editing portraits in Lightroom 11 Steps for Basic Portrait Editing in Lightroom – A Beginner’s Guide I love Lightroom, and use it for the vast majority of my portrait editing. You can achieve a wide variety of portrait effects in Lightroom, from harsh and grungy, to soft and dreamy. My technique varies depending on the kind of portrait I’m editing, although the workflow remains consistent. The ph… Read More at Digital Photography School

Three Quick Steps to Making a Photo Pop Using Photoshop

Fstoppers Want your photos to really pop? Check this out! Three Quick Steps to Making a Photo Pop Using Photoshop A lot of people are fans of the portrait look in which the subject really seems to “pop” off the image, as it’s a striking and attention-grabbing style. This helpful video will show you three quick steps to recreate that look in your own portraiture work. Read More at Fstoppers

3 Easy Steps to Photograph Glassware with Minimal Gear

Digital Photography School Sometimes it’s photographing the simplest objects that can create the biggest challenges. Here’s one that often gets tricky – glassware. 3 Easy Steps to Photograph Glassware with Minimal Gear Photographing glass objects is always a complicated task because of the reflective surface, and at the same time translucent nature, of this material. The catalogue images with great glassware perfectly illuminated, are usually done with complicated setups, in studios that allow the control of refl…. Read More at […]

Wild World: Charles Glatzer on How to Stay 10 Steps Ahead as a Wildlife Photographer

Shutterbug Magazine “I had this vision in mind, kind of emulating Japanese paintings. I was flat on my belly with the 24-70mm lens. I had the composition, and the exposure locked. I was just hoping one of the birds would flap its wings.” – Charles Glatzer (Read more in our interview.) Wild World: Charles Glatzer on How to Stay 10 Steps Ahead as a Wildlife Photographer Right off, Charles Glatzer tells me that when wildlife is the subject, there are […]

3 Steps to Photoshop Retouching for Natural Looking Portraits

Digital Photography School A step-by-step Photoshop tutorial 3 Steps to Photoshop Retouching for Natural Looking Portraits In the world of photography, editing and retouching are just as important as the imagery itself. Every image that you see published has been through its fair share of post-processing before it is seen by the public. If photographers didn’t retouch their images, it would be like a painter presentin… Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Approach Street Photography in 12 Easy Steps

Digital Photography School Ready to give street photography a go? Here’s how Valerie suggests approaching it How to Approach Street Photography in 12 Easy Steps Many photographers are timid about “shooting strangers” on the street which keeps them from even trying. Street photography is all about telling a story in a single frame and that’s a beautiful thing. It’s normal to be reluctant or shy, but these 12 steps will gently ease you into the wo….. Read More at Digital […]

How to Make Storytelling Landscape Photos – 4 Steps

Digital Photography School Step by step tips for creating landscapes images that tell stories. How to Make Storytelling Landscape Photos – 4 Steps When we think of storytelling images, we immediately think of people in a documentary type of photograph. But landscapes have stories too. Read More at Digital Photography School

Landscape Photography: Steps to Improve

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Landscape Photography: Steps to Improve How many times have you been driving and wanted to stop and take a shot of that breathtaking landscape. You then stop, look around and the shot even looks better. Your heart even skips a beat. You go for it and return to the car with a huge smile. When you get back home you […] Read More at Picture Correct

5 Steps to Rock the Brenizer Method

Digital Photography School The Brenizer method can help create some amazing images. Here’s how to do it. 5 Steps to Rock the Brenizer Method What is the Brenizer Method? The Brenizer Method is named after wedding photographer, Ryan Brenizer. He invented the method (but didn’t name it) and made it popular by using it with his wedding clients, and teaching others how to do it as well. For those who have been around photography for a whil… Read More at […]

7 Steps to Create Street Photography Silhouettes

Digital Photography School How to take the perfect silhouette image on the street. 7 Steps to Create Street Photography Silhouettes For the street photographer, shooting a perfect silhouette is a very gratifying moment. Just like anything else in street photography, not every subject makes for an interesting silhouette photograph. Here are a few tips to help you capture an interesting silhouette on your next photo walk. 1. Set …. Read More at Digital Photography School

3 Steps to Quickly Install Lightroom Presets

Digital Photography School New to Lightroom? Here’s how to install presets in a snap 3 Steps to Quickly Install Lightroom Presets If you have bought or downloaded some Lightroom presets follow these 3 steps to install them and be up and running, using them in minutes. Read More at Digital Photography School

5 Photo Editing Steps to Make Your Images Pop in Lightroom

PictureCorrect Photography Tips 5 Photo Editing Steps to Make Your Images Pop in Lightroom Getting your blog post or video noticed on social media isn’t always easy, and an a eye-catching photo as your featured image or video thumbnail can make all the difference. With that in mind, commercial fashion photographer Mark Wallace has created this simple five step tutorial that can make even… Read More at Picture Correct

6 Steps To Better Photography

Digital Photography School A pro photographer shares 6 tips to improve your images 6 Steps To Better Photography If you want to do better photography, here are six things you can start doing now to help you take it up a notch. Read More at Digital Photography School

5 steps to land influencer collaborations on Instagram and other social media

DIYPhotography It all starts with creating good work 5 steps to land influencer collaborations on Instagram and other social media In this article, I’m going to be breaking down very tactical and easy steps to help you land more collaborations with influencers. If you follow this guide, using the framework and template that I’ve provided, you will find success. Editor’s Note: These tips aren’t just for Instagram, either. The s… Read More at DIY Photography

12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram

Digital Photography School Rock your Instagram account with these helpful tips 12 Steps to Successly Promote your Photography on Instagram If you’re reading this and are interested in digital photography, chances are you’re a user of Instagram, the current goliath of social media in photography. Instagram has become home to over 300 million users in the four years it’s been around, and it seems ready to only get bigger. 300 million is… Read More at Digital Photography School

4 Steps on How to Read Images and Learn to Replicate the Results

Digital Photography School When looking at an image here’s 4 steps to learning how it was taken and how to replicate it yourself. 4 Steps on How to Read Images and Learn to Replicate the Results Earlier, I wrote an article called: why asking what camera settings were used may not be as helpful as you think, and in it, I touched on the concept of reading an image. Learning to read images – from a technical perspective and not […]

Still Life Photography: 7 Tips and Steps

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Still Life Photography: 7 Tips and Steps Shooting still life doesn’t mean the images have to be dull. You can add life and a sense of whimsy to your still lifes with a little creativity. Once again, COOPH delivers the creative goods in this video about shooting awesome still life photography with a few household items and some imagination:… Read More at Picture Correct

12 Steps to Becoming a Good Photographer

Digital Photography School 👉 A step-by-step guide to becoming a better photographer 12 Steps to Becoming a Good Photographer The true key to growing as a photographer is to dedicate and immerse yourself in it on a consistent basis. Passion and enjoyment are key to becoming great at your craft. That beings said, there are many things to consider in order to progress through this journey as effectively as possible. If I wer… Read More at Digital Photography School

Next Steps to Getting Started in the Lightroom Develop Module

Digital Photography School Tips for getting more out of the Develop Module in Lightroom Next Steps to Getting Started in the Lightroom Develop Module A previous article showed you how to get started in Lightroom’s Develop module by using the Camera Calibration, Lens Corrections and the Basic panels. In this article you’ll learn how to use the remaining right-hand panels in the Lightroom Develop module: Tone Curve panel HSL / Color / B&W panel Spl… Read More at Digital Photography […]

5 STEPS TO CREATING A PRINTED PHOTO COLLECTION AS WALL ART

Digital Photography School 5 STEPS TO CREATING A PRINTED PHOTO COLLECTION AS WALL ART ➡ https://digital-photography-school.com/5-steps-creating-printed-photo-collection-wall-art/ Read More at Digital Photography School

6 Steps to Better Nature Photographs

PictureCorrect Photography Tips 6 Steps to Better Nature Photographs Nature photographs are a firm favorite among photographers, both professionals and amateurs. They offer endless possibilities for travel and adventure for the photographer, while evoking memories and fantasies in the minds of viewers. While a stunning nature photograph looks effortless, many factors… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps Related note: only a little while left for the Bokeh & Narrow Depth of Field Guide at 62% Off It’s amazing what you can do with a camera. Light can be captured in different ways, and this opens up many possibilities for the keen photographer. Creating your own shaped bokeh is a fun and exciting way… Read More at Picture Correct

3 Steps to Better Interior Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips 3 Steps to Better Interior Photography With any good photography, you need to decide beforehand what the purpose is of the image that you are about to make. Is the picture intended to show the interior design, the build, the finish, the furniture, or perhaps the floor or ceiling? Perhaps the lighting company hired you to cover its latest… Read More at Picture Correct

7 Steps to Improve Your Closeup Candid Street Photography

How to become a better street photographer 7 Steps to Improve Your Closeup Candid Street Photography Candid street photography can be intimidating if you’re just starting out. Here are 7 tips to help you feel more confident and get better photos. Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

8 Steps to Great Long Exposure Landscape Photography

Tips for great long exposure landscapes. 8 Steps to Great Long Exposure Landscape Photography A few tips for taking better long exposure landscapes Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

3 Simple Steps to Craft Better Black and White Photos

Improve your black and white photography with these 3 steps 3 Simple Steps to Craft Better Black and White Photos There are 3 things you can do that will help you craft better black and white photos. Follow along here and share your images too. Link to the full Popular Photography Facebook post

How to fake realistic background blur in Photoshop in 3 simple steps

If you don’t have super fast glass, you can always learn a bit more about Photoshop. How to fake realistic background blur in Photoshop in 3 simple steps Shooting with 200mm f/2, 135mm f/1.8 and 105mm f/1.4 lenses is the dream of many portrait photographers. But such lenses are not inexpensive. We may only have a kit zoom that will never give us the look we really want. But, there are other options. Stop down for sharpness, then simulate that […]