Tag : Color

Meet the X3, the ‘world’s sharpest and most color neutral circular polarizer’

DIYPhotography Meet the X3, the ‘world’s sharpest and most color neutral circular polarizer’ Meet the X3, the ‘world’s sharpest and most color neutral circular polarizer’ Breakthrough Photography has already had their, well, breakthrough, but they’re looking to push the boundaries even further. On December 14th 2014 the San Francisco-based startup finished a very successful Kickstarter campaign for their then-new collection of neutral density and circular polarizer filters. Now, they’re improving their offerings with a new circular polarizer filter that they […]

How to Use a Gray Card to Get More Accurate Exposures and Color

Digital Photography School This one may seem a little ‘old school’ but it still has it’s place in the digital age. Do/have you used a gray card? How to Use a Gray Card to Get More Accurate Exposures and Color If you’re familiar with the fundamentals of camera technique, then you know how much of an effect white balance can have on your images. Also, you probably have a basic understanding of how your camera’s meter works, or at least […]

Was Color Film Made for White People?

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Was Color Film Made for White People? If you printed family photos in color between the 1940s and 1990s—and, as an important caveat, you’re not white—you were probably disappointed by the skin tones of the results. Because the relatively rudimentary chemicals that developers used to coat film had trouble accurately capturing darker colo… Read More at Picture Correct

3 Steps to Easily and Realistically Change Hair Color in Photoshop

Digital Photography School Feel like a change of hair color? This tutorial will show you how…. in Photoshop. 3 Steps to Easily and Realistically Change Hair Color in Photoshop For those who follow trends you’ll know there is a move to “metallic” hair colors for both men and women, and this is especially evident in fashion photography. Whether you want to add extra pizzazz to a fashion shot, jazz up a promotional photo without having your models spend hours (and […]

Jim Peterson made this awesome color infrared image for our “Ultrawide theme in …

Shutterbug Magazine Jim Peterson made this awesome color infrared image for our “Ultrawide theme in Kingman, AZ using an infrared-converted Nikon D200 and a Nikon 17-35mm lens at 17mm. ©2015 Photography by Jim Peterson. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Lumo Power Converts Your iPhone To a Color Meter, Exposure Meter and Flash Meter

DIYPhotography Lumo Power Converts Your iPhone To a Color Meter, Exposure Meter and Flash Meter http://bit.ly/1OAhFZz Lumo Power Converts Your iPhone To a Color Meter, Exposure Meter and Flash Meter Lumu Labs has started a Kickstarter campaign for their newest light meter! Anyone who uses a light meter knows they are a very important piece of gear. The current offering by Lumu Labs is great because the tiny form factor allowed me to carry the meter in my pocket and […]

Flash Photography – Changing The Background Color With Gels

DIYPhotography Flash Photography – Changing The Background Color With Gels http://bit.ly/1mNDryi Flash Photography – Changing The Background Color With Gels One of the biggest challenges when working in a studio, is that you’re essentially shooting in a plain rectangular box. When photographing portraits, the two obvious ways out of that is to create an interesting (or complementary) background, and then to create interesting (or flattering) lighting. The lighting itself need not be complex. For this series of portraits of Olive, […]

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

Why Photography’s B&W vs Color Debate Is No Debate At All

PetaPixel “Color is bulls**t.” -Henri Cartier-Bresson. Why Photography’s B&W vs Color Debate Is No Debate At All In the 1950s, early color photography was widely scorned. Now it’s the default. What happened? Prologue: No Space for Dreams In 2015, Leica released a beautiful, ridiculous ad. It was for a special product in their lineup; a digital camera that only takes black-and-white photos. The clip itself is… Read More at PetaPixel

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

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