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Digital Photography Tips and Tutorials

Digital Photography Tips and Tutorials

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9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot 9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot While drawing or even writing about architecture can be a great way to be expressive in the field, today architectural photography is by far the most direct and widely-used methods for communicating the true form of the built environment. Capturing the perfect architectural photograph, however, can be far more difficult than one might anticipate. In light of this, we have compiled a list of ten architectural photography tutorials to help you get the right shot every time.

How to Apply a Custom Lens Vignette in Photoshop Achieving a lens vignette in-camera is not always an option. Even then, the effect you were striving for might not turn out the way you had imagined. Unfortunately, you can not manipulate authentic lens vignettes to conform to your specific photo…or can you? When post processing your image in Photoshop – especially if it is a portrait – adding a custom lens vignette that compliments the highlights and shadows of your photo is an invaluable skill to add to your Photoshop tool belt.

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. Know that it is brilliant, witty and full of mystique. 92% on Rotten Tomatoes (RT). Do You Come From Royalty? Your Last Name May Tell You. [Photo credit: Shutterstock] Do you think your family originated from the top 1 percent? According to a new study of unique last names from around the world, moving in or out of the upper class doesn’t take just a few generations — it takes centuries. Measuring not just income and wealth but also occupation, education, and longevity, researchers found that upper-class families took 300 to 450 years before their scions fell back into the middle class.

20 Composition Techniques That Will Make Your Photos Look Better There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs After all, who likes rules except for your old school principal or heads of H.R. departments? There are however, several guidelines you can use to help improve the composition of your photos. In this tutorial, I’ve listed 20 of these guidelines along with examples of each. I’ve started with the most basic ones and finished with some of the more advanced composition techniques. Show Full Text

Tutorial: How to Properly Pose Subjects in Every Circumstance As much as composition, proper exposure, and location can affect how good your subjects look in a photo, posing plays a very crucial and often overlooked role — well, overlooked until you realize that all of your portraits look awkward and unnatural. Fortunately, there are resources out there to help. And so if you’re one of those photographers for whom posing individuals and groups doesn’t come naturally, this fantastic seminar put together by B&H should help a great deal.

30 Game Of Thrones Dialogues That You Can Use In Everyday Situations Ever wondered how awesome it’d be to talk in the royal, classic tone of some of our favourite Game of Thrones characters? Imagine those subtle, snarky dialogues, filled with old-school poise, precision and occasional humor, becoming a part of your everyday speech! The results are sure to sound hilarious! Here are 30 popular dialogues from Game of Thrones that you can use everyday to keep things interesting! Why IBM’s New Brainlike Chip May Be “Historic” A new kind of computer chip, unveiled by IBM today, takes design cues from the wrinkled outer layer of the human brain. Though it is no match for a conventional microprocessor at crunching numbers, the chip consumes significantly less power, and is vastly better suited to processing images, sound, and other sensory data. IBM’s SyNapse chip processes information using a network of just over one million “neurons,” which communicate with one another using electrical spikes—as actual neurons do. The chip uses the same basic components as today’s commercial chips—silicon transistors. But its transistors are configured to mimic the behavior of both neurons and the connections—synapses—between them.

White balance explained: how cameras correct the color of different types of light The White Balance setting you choose will change the colour balance in your pictures, making it warmer or cooler depending on how the sort of light you're shooting in affects things. Using Auto White Balance is the simple option, but your camera's White Balance presets give you more control over colour. In this tutorial we'll explain exactly how these work and how to fine-tune your white balance settings to ensure the most accurate colours possible.

7 Steps to Becoming a Confident Photographer: a Beginner's Guide - Digital Photography School Confidence is worth it’s weight in gold in any arena. As a photographer, there’s nothing like KNOWING you’re capable of “getting the shot.” It’s so empowering to know that if you miss a shot it’s NOT going to be because you didn’t know what you were doing OR perhaps worse would be that you did know how to nail it, but you were too slow in setting up the shot due to lack of practice! There are a katrillion ways to gain confidence in your abilities as a photographer. Here are a few that I have found to be incredibly helpful over the years. They will help you to be prepared for any shot and ready to get your settings right in a split second.

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