Three easy ways to make money taking pictures Use these three easy ways to make money taking pictures with your digital camera. One question I get asked often is “how does one realistically make money taking pictures?”. Its always asked by new/amateur photographers who read my blog or I close friends. s atmosphere // Free stockphotos // Free icons // Weblog Active life Antarctica Australia Brasil Cityscapes Cityscapes 2 Colorado Denmark Ferrari Landscapes (HOT!) New York Paradise Sportscars The sun Waterfalls Brooklyn Bridge size: 1024 x 768 Downloads: 8.249 blue ice water size: 1024 x 768 Downloads: 7.350 Free Photo Sites Page 1 / 26 1. Pics4Learning 2. Stock.xchng 3. Free Pixels 4. Free Photo 5. DNG vs RAW Should you use DNG or RAW format? This is one of the most important questions that you as a photographer need to ask yourself, because it will definitely affect your digital photography workflow. Every photographer has their own say on whether to use DNG or RAW, but it is important to know the key differences between the two, along with their advantages and disadvantages. In this article, I will provide as much information as I can about both formats, in addition to my opinion and workflow. If you are looking for more information about how RAW images compare to JPEG images, then please read my “RAW vs JPEG” article.
More Than A Million Free Public Domain Images for Teachers to Use and Remix A few months ago I wrote about The National Gallery of Art which offers more than 20.000 free downloadable and re-usable images and today I am adding another resource packed full of thousands of free to use and remix images. The British Library has recently released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images are taken from books dating back to the 17th, 18th, and 19th century. The images were initially owned and digitized by Microsoft and then later on were given to the British Library to be released into the public domain. The images cover a wide range of themes and topics and are presented in different forms including: maps, geological diagrams, landscapes, beautiful illustrations, wall paintings, illuminated and decorative letters, comical satire, and many more.
Learn how to creatively retouch portrait photos in Photoshop Retouching is a skill that we cover in Advanced Photoshop regularly, because no matter what kind of project you are working on, there will almost always be some retouching involved. Here, we will be working on a typical model shot, straight from the camera. While the model looks great, her skin is blemished in places, there are a few wrinkles, especially on the hands, there are shiny patches and some of the amazing makeup work is cracked. Monitor calibration and setup for photography and printing *Note: Basic monitor calibration is not difficult, but if you are not happy with changing settings on your machine, it is always best to ask someone who knows how to do it first. A well set up monitor should enhance your viewing of most sites. Incidentally, it's never a good move to adjust someone else's monitor without their permission. Calibrating your monitor for viewing photographs correctly The strip shows a range of greys from pure black to pure white. You should be able to see a clear difference between each shade of grey, ranging from pure black (left) and pure white (right).
Slow Sync Flash One camera function that can be a lot of fun to play with (and that can get you some interesting results) is slow sync flash. Low Light Photography Options When shooting with a subject in low light situations you generally have two options; either to shoot with a flash or to shoot with a slow shutter speed. 1. Flash – When shooting in low light with a flash in auto mode your camera will choose a relatively fast shutter speed. How to Shoot the Night Sky (Introduction to Astrophotography) The following post on photographing the night sky is by jgomez65 – one of dPS’s forum members. Several people asked me to post a simple tutorial on how I took some night sky pictures. I am not an astrophotographer in any way, shape or form, nor do I have any expensive equipment.
11 Excellent Photoshop Tutorials to Boost Creativity Tutorials can often be your greatest source of inspiration. Sometimes, you may find it difficult to look for some of the highest quality Photoshop tutorials using search engines. There’s so many tutorials available, but only a handful offer inspiration along with valuable tips and techniques. Photoshop provides designers pretty much endless possibility of creating realistic effect. 60 Most Wanted Photoshop Tutorials, Brushes, .PSDs and Resources - Noupe Design Blog Jan 04 2009 For months, we have been bookmarking interesting, useful and creative Adobe Photoshop tutorials and Resources, so you can now rest assured that you will have the necessary tools to get the job done. Due to this phenomenally vast amount of textures, brushes, patterns available, you can now add dirt, rust, floral effect, swirls, mold, oil stains in your artworks and photos to give them an aged, damaged, dreamy or any look you want. So in today’s post, you’ll find an assortment of top-notch tutorials, brushes, patterns, textures, actions and .PSD downloadable files that others have freely contributed to the design community for making your next photoshop effect. Don’t forget to subscribe to our RSS-Feed and visit my twitter page : nourayehia if you want to keep track of our next post.