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Color Scheme Designer 3. MCP Photoshop Actions and Tutorials Blog for Photographers. You are here: Blog Home » Guest Bloggers » The 4 Best Types of Natural Light for Your Photography The 4 Best Types of Natural Light for Your Photography I’m very particular about light.

MCP Photoshop Actions and Tutorials Blog for Photographers

If my shooting conditions aren’t open shade, overcast, or back light,….I don’t shoot. However, as a photographer I’m always trying to learn new things and grow creatively as well as technically. It’s good to get out of your comfort zone at times and try shooting in all kinds of lighting conditions, like high noon, subject facing the sun, and mixed lighting. Achieving Better Focus and Sharpness in Your Images. Twice a month we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+.

Achieving Better Focus and Sharpness in Your Images

This tutorial was first published in October, 2009. The most common complaints I hear from most photographers of any experience level is "my images aren't sharp", and "I can't get my focus to lock". Most want to blame their equipment and, while there are many instances that equipment is to blame, I have found a vast majority are just simple user error.

This is often down to a lack of understanding of how an autofocus (AF) system works. This tutorial will give you a better understanding of focus and sharpness, and hopefully help you take photographs that you're very happy with! 1. Digital Learning Center. Understanding Histograms. Possibly the most useful tool available in digital photography is the histogram.

Understanding Histograms

It could also well be the least understood. In this article we will look at what a camera histogram tells the photographer and how best to utilize that information. Virtually every digital camera, from the simplest point-and-shoot to the most sophisticated digital SLR has the ability to display a histogram directly, or more usually superimposed upon the image just taken. (The Hasselblad H1, the latest generation of film & digital capable cameras, can display a histogram on the camera grip’s LCD while the image is separately displayed on the digital back’s LCD.) On most cameras though the histogram display takes place on the rear LCD screen, and most cameras can be programmed to do this both on the image that is displayed immediately after a shot is taken, or later when frames are being reviewed.

The 21st Century Light Meter In Bloom. Canon EOS 1Ds with 16-35mm f/2.8L lens @ 24mm. Dynamic Range. The Photography Institute - Become a Freelance Photographer or Start an Exciting New Hobby! Become a Professional Photographer or Start an Exciting New Hobby!

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Chakrit (palmbook) - Monte Zucker's Portrait Photography HandbookMonte Zucker's Portrait Photography Handbook. Posted by Charles (palmbook) on Nov 10, '07 8:35 PM for everyone. Category: Books. Digital Photography Tips: Digital Photography School. MCP Photoshop Actions and Tutorials Blog for Photographers. September 01, 2009 | 6 Comments |Add a comment As photographers there are times where we want blurred background and beautiful background separation.

MCP Photoshop Actions and Tutorials Blog for Photographers

But other times stopping speed is our primary concern. We may want to freeze motion of a car, a plane, a bird, an athlete at a sporting event, or even with snapshots of our own kids running, jumping, diving, etc… If you have been shooting for years, you may already know all of this. If that is the case, I would love you to add comments with more ideas on the subject. Settings for the above shots: ISO 100, Speed 1/500-1/1250, Aperture f/4.0-5.6 – using Tamron 28-300mm lens (manual with no flash)

MCP Photoshop Actions and Tutorials Blog for Photographers. You are here: Blog Home » Guest Bloggers » How to Use Panning to Make Your Photography Come Alive How to Use Panning to Make Your Photography Come Alive As photographers, we are always looks for new techniques to improve our work and make our images stand out.

MCP Photoshop Actions and Tutorials Blog for Photographers

As I was starting out in photography this often lead me to additional purchases of lenses, software and accessories. But there is something you can do to add the WOW factor to your photos without a trip to the camera shop – panning. It allows you to isolate and focus a moving object while blurring the background. S Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Terry White! « Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider Blog » Photoshop & Digital Photography Techniques, Tutorials, Books, Reviews & More. Random Snaps: Pete Tsai. Worth a smile: Pete Tsai took a picture of his friend Bea through Vivian Maier's camera.

Random Snaps: Pete Tsai

Clever idea. Get Photo-News with the PhotoVerse App. Last week, the developers of an iPhone/iPad app contacted me about using my RSS feed to pull content for their new application.

Get Photo-News with the PhotoVerse App

It’s a pretty cool idea, so I said “go for it!” PhotoVerse collects photography related news and blog posts like any RSS reader, and makes it handy for anybody interested in photography to keep up on their reading while also allowing them to share the articles on social media networks.