Extreamly Swirly Bokeh - Short Tutorial Here is my story... Over years, I collected some 20+ Helios 44 lenses. (If you never heard of this lens, it is Russian copy of Zeiss Biotar 58/2, one of my favorite standard lenses). How To Create a Realistic Money Effect in Photoshop The classic illustration style used on money is something I’ve always wanted to figure out how to replicate in Photoshop. There’s plenty of Photoshop tutorials that show how to create a basic halftone line effect, but they never quite capture that authentic engraved look with plenty of shading and tone. After lots of trial and error I finally managed to figure it out, so here’s an in depth tutorial on how to create a realistic money illustration effect in Photoshop (with some help from Illustrator!). The effect we’ll be creating in today’s tutorial is this vintage engraved or etched illustration style that builds up the tonal areas of an image with lots of tiny lines. Unlike the basic halftone line effect used in other tutorials, this method actually uses curved and wavy lines that vary in weight to produce an accurate replica of this classic illustration technique. Enter 4mm in the Size option and apply 11 ridges in the settings.
20th November 2014 01:19 | Tags: Photography, Smartphone Photography, Tips, How To, Help, Lighting | comments(0) Adding light to the subject to be photographed produces a much clearer image. Now you might think I am stating the ruddy obvious but surprisingly most amateur photographers forget about light. If possible turn on lights when shooting indoors or even better move outside for a more natural light, not only that you will add more 'movement' to your shots. 101 Illustrator Tips & Tricks Learn the tricks to create to become a better illustrator by subscribing to my list of 101 Illustrator tips & tricks. I will be coming up with a new tip/trick every week to help you speed up your work and uncover the secrets in Adobe Illustrator. . for free. About The Author: Tony Soh Alphabetical List of Camera Mounts This is basically a reformatting of the wonderful list published by William-Jan Markerink. There are several other extensive lists; here are a few. There is also a wonderful page with photographs of different mounts. I have made the following changes: Added the B4 mount for 2/3″ HDTV (and, I think, other video with 2/3″ sensors). Added decimal places to the C-S register distance.
Needle Lace Skeleton Leaves Skeleton leaves are a scrapbooking/paper art supply that are very beautiful but also incredibly fragile. I wanted to make something that was pretty in the same way, but wasn’t going to crumble if I used on an apparel or accessory item. This needle lace skeleton leaves method is the perfect way to create the look in a way that would hold up to a lot. They’re delicate and airy but surprisingly durable.
Photography: 15 Great Examples of the Rule of Thirds in Action The Rule of Thirds is a theory dictating how an image should be composed in order to create an aesthetically pleasing result. In all honesty, it’s more of a guideline than an actual rule. The principle involves splitting an image into nine equal parts.
4th March 2015 13:39 | Tags: Photography, Digital Photography, Photography Tips, Architecture Photography, Ruins Photography, Architecture, Landscape Photography, Building Photography | comments(0) Whatever time of year you visit Bury St Edmunds, the Abbey ruins in the Abbey gardens is a must for any amateur or professional photographer. The extensive remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England makes an excellent backdrop for any landscape photography. Here’s a few we took: Please feel free to share or print any of our images above you can find high quality low cost printer cartridges on our website John Robinson Landscape Photographer Landscape Photography Tips for the Beginner 1.) Scout – Visit your chosen location and give yourself time to walk the surrounding area. When you find a suitable location, work each shot by taking various images until you find the strongest composition, you may find this easier when you get home to view all images on your larger monitor. Having found a strong composition, revisit the same location in different lighting, such as sunrise, sunset, etc. 2.)
Camera Mounts Sorted by Register This is a list of known camera mounts (thanks to William-Jan Markerink, who provided almost all the data in this table. I have sorted the mounts in order of decreasing register (flange distance) to help see what adaptations might be feasible with correct infinity focus. Generally speaking, a lens might be adapted to bodies farther down the list; moving upward means that a simple adapter (one with no optical elements) is impossible for an unmodified camera and lens while retaining infinity focus. Where the distances are the same, or very close, things might or might not work.
Tips on Making Temari Balls Simple and inexpensive materials are easy to find and fun to combine. A Styrofoam® ball forms the core, a layer of batting is applied and trimmed to the ball, thin yarn is randomly wrapped over, then sewing thread is randomly wrapped on the outside of the ball. These layers produce a cushioned surface to stitch into. 16th October 2014 09:52 | Tags: Photography, Digital Photography, Photographing Wildlife, Tips, How To, Help, | comments(0) In this Basic Digital Photography article we look at tips on photographing wildlife, in particular birds, but most of these tips can be applied to photographing all forms of wildlife. To shoot pictures with greater impact fill the frame with the bird A good way to improve your bird photography skills is to photograph the birds around you.
50 Portrait Retouching Tutorials To Take Your Photoshop Skills To A New Level Email Is it something that often happens to you? You just sit and keep on looking through your photos on the computer screen trying to take a closer look at your full-size pictures. And then it occurs to you that they didn’t really suck that much during the actual shoot? Of course, what you see during the shoot with your eyes and what you get after the photo session is not the same thing. But do not let your despair take possession of you! Pentax K+ Multi-Mount - Influential Photo Gear Pentax K+ Multi-Mount By PF Staff in Influential Photo Gear on Feb 20, 2013 Today, I will introduce the piece of “gear” that has been most influential to my photographic journey to date. It cannot be bought commercially as it is a self-modified piece of equipment.