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Make Your Amateur Photos More Professional | Photography With everyone and their grandmother having a digital camera you can make almost anybody look like a professional photographer, well, better-than-amateur at least. You can use this simple process on almost any photo you take. Let’s start with our regular, old, point-and-shoot photo. This one was taken with a little higher-end camera, but it can still use a lot of work. First, we’re going to sharpen our image a bit using the Unsharp Mask [Filter > Sharpen > Unsharp Mask]. We don’t want anything too drastic, so I used some low settings. Now we’re going to add a Levels Adjustment layer [Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels]. Next step is to add a Brightness/Contrast Adjustment layer [Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Brightness/Contrast]. One more adjustment layer… the Hue/Saturation Adjustment layer [Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue/Saturation]. Now you can probably already see how much of a difference these few steps make. It’s a subtle change, but it usually makes the photo look nicer.

Creepy Art Wer reitet so spät durch Nacht und Wind? Es ist der Vater mit seinem Kind; Er hat den Knaben wohl in dem Arm, Er faßt ihn sicher, er hält ihn warm. Mein Sohn, was birgst du so bang dein Gesicht? - Siehst, Vater, du den Erlkönig nicht? Den Erlenkönig mit Kron und Schweif?

Annie Leibovitz On Getting The Shot--And The Future Of Photography As one of the world’s most renowned photographers, Annie Leibovitz’s work is instantly recognizable and those lucky enough to be her subjects are elevated to the realm of fantasy. Her most fantastical work to date--the ongoing "Dream Portraits" campaign for Disney Parks that casts Hollywood A-Listers as fabled characters--was the subject of a recent talk that brought the legendary photographer to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity recently. The work, she said, was emblematic of what happens when an agency and a brand allow an artist the freedom to ply her craft. Aside from unpacking the process of how that campaign--created by agency Mcgarrybowen and featuring David Beckham as Prince Charming, Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella, Russell Brand as Captain Hook and Angelina Jolie as the evil queen Maleficent--came to life, Leibovitz also took some time to answer questions about her work as a whole. I think photography is stronger and better than ever before.

How to do HDR Photography HDR how? This is a simple how-to HDR tutorial to help you create amazing HDR photographs that make viewers say, “Wow!” When I saw my first HDR photo, I just had to find out how to take HDR photos, and how to process them. What I now know is that everyone can take an impressive looking HDR photo. Follow these easy steps and you can be creating HDR masterpieces today. "Standing Room Only" captured by Debra Vanderlaan (Click Image to See More From Debra Vanderlaan) What is HDR photography? HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. HDR tutorial – Step one – take three photos Start by taking three photos at different lighting levels. To be clear, the first photo should be taken at minus two EV, the second photo should be zero EV, and the third photo should be plus two EV. "When the sun goes down in Chicago" captured by Ronald Quillopas (Click Image to See More From Ronald Quillopas) To summarize: Of course, you don’t want your camera to move in between shots so a tripod should be used.

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101 Tips and Ideas for Couples Photography by Becca It’s almost time for Fall Family Pictures again! Last fall we aired our popular 101 Family Picture Tips & Ideas to give you TONS of ideas and inspiration. This fall we decided to air… Yep! If you and your sweetie don’t have children yet, this post is perfect for you! You see, here at The Dating Divas, we believe in the importance of couples pictures. So during this year’s family pictures, make sure you have your photographer snap some pics of just the two of you. (And to our soon-to-be-married readers, these tips will help you plan the perfect engagement shoot!) Whatever stage of life you and your sweetheart are in, make sure you’re capturing these memories! And today we’re making it easy for you to do. 45 Posing Ideas Just For Couples 24 Location Ideas Perfect For Couples Photography 27 Different Prop Ideas that are perfect for Couples Photography 5 Final Tips to Rock Your Next Photo Shoot So sit back, relax, and start scrolling for some serious photo inspiration! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

How to Know What F-Stop to Use" Photography deals with capturing light in a way that appeals to your artistic sensibilities, whether you prefer perfectly-lit, tack-sharp portraits worthy of presidential candidates or blurrier, artistic renderings of NASCAR competitors roaring by at 180 mph (290 kph). To consistently create the kinds of pictures that will make your creative spirit soar, you need a firm grasp of common camera settings such as shutter speed, ISO setting and f-stop (or focal stop). F-stops in particular have a tremendous effect on image characteristics, some of which may not be obvious to amateur shooters. For the bulk of this article, we'll discuss and improve your grasp of the mysterious f-stop. Shutter speed and ISO settings are also important concepts that will help you flesh out your understanding of how cameras work. For more information on these subjects, check out our articles "What is ISO speed?" For starters, your camera has a mechanical aperture that controls how much light enters the camera.

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If I Had $1,000 To Spend on Improving My Portrait Photography, I’d Get… I get asked this question a lot (well, not exactly the $1,000 amount — it’s based on the person asking the question’s budget — sometimes it’s $1,200, sometimes it’s $800 so I went with something in the middle). As an educator, my first thought is always “the answer is education!” (if all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail, right?), and I will include some education in my recommendations, but when it comes to portraiture there surely are a few things you could pick up that would have an immediate impact if (here’s the gotcha) you learn how to use them (there’s that education thing again). OK, here are some ideas for your portraiture shopping spree: A Westcott 5-in-1 Diffuser It costs just $29.90 yet it’s probably got the most bang-for-the-buck of anything on this list. I carry the “Small” (that’s the model name, and it’s also its size) with me everywhere I go (it fits perfectly in my laptop bag) and I won’t consider retouching without it. So, how much have we spent? Best,

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