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Top ten DIY photography tips

Top ten DIY photography tips
On the day the digital camera was invented, the photographer died. Go on to the street these days and the only thing a digital camera tells you about a person is the size of their bank balance. As an alternative-lifestyle statement, SLR ownership is now right up there with owning a Coldplay CD. In these troubled times, when SLRs are no longer a badge of actual photography skills, you need something to distinguish yourself from the crowd. We're going to tell you how to stand out from the Jessops jockeys with ten DIY tips for distinctive looking -- and almost free -- photography hardware. Sellotape at the ready: let's go! 1. Some 'professional' photographers will tell you that you need to buy a tripod to steady your shots. The principle is simple. You can see the likely insertion point in the diagram above (1). If you've got the length right, you should be able to pull up lightly on the camera to produce tension in the strings. 2. Construction is simple. 3. Now find a bowl. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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Stampy Digital Camera by Jinhee Kim Digital Picture Now Comes Stamped Why would you want a digital camera that doubles up as a rubber stamp? Why? Common Photography Posing Mistakes and Fixes Welcome to week three in a 4-part series of Common Photography Mistakes tutorials that Jean Smith wrote for I Heart Faces.Be sure to read the other three parts of her series here: This week is all about posing! Photography posing can be stressful and sometimes overwhelming when you have so many other things to worry about at a shoot…equipment, camera settings, lighting, and communicating with the client.

Photo Boards for Your Pictures - The Bearfoot Baker When I began my cookie journey, I had a lot of questions about everything. I felt like a sponge trying to soak up all the information I could. Your photos can make your cookies look AMAZING or just alright! I know how hard we work to make pretty cookies and I want us all to have amazing pictures to show off our hard work. Recently I shared my Sunshine light box with you and now it is time to share a tutorial on how to make photo boards! Photo boards can really help you take your pictures to the next level. Top 15 Must See Photoshop Tips & Tricks Time to learn a few tips & tricks that will help save you a lot of time and make your design work flow much more efficient. From shortcuts to speeding up the performance of Photoshop, these will help allow for more time to be creative and less doing the mundane tasks that can be associated with using Photoshop. 10 Simple Steps to Better Photoshop Performance

5 tips for flawless food photography lighting - Foodess In my early blogging days, I SCOURED the web for good resources specific to food photography. There wasn't much out there. I mostly taught myself by studying the work of my favourite photographers. 50+ Handpicked Free Photoshop Actions and Installation Guide Today I’m sharing a big collection of ready-made Adobe Photoshop Actions. If you don’t know what actions do in Adobe Photoshop, here’s its description. An action is a set of recorded commands that you may use on several images for a particular purpose.

15 Awesome Food Photography Tips Of all the types of things I photograph, shooting food probably comes the closest to being a full-blown DIY project. There’s a lot going on– from lighting and composing to styling and shooting, food photography is almost always a production. But regardless of whether you are shooting food for a big publishing client or for a small cookbook of your old family recipes, the process of capturing food at its most flattering remains the same. You Only Need One Light Source Food photography is definitely one of those genres where less is more. With portraits, cars, and interior architecture, for example, we can keep adding more and more light until we have it shaped perfectly for our needs.

Photographers: Make Your Own DIY Light Box By Konrad Eek | Sunday, October 26, 2014 For just a few dollars—and in just a few minutes—you can make a simple DIY light box to evenly illuminate small objects for close-up photos. Whether you’re doing product photography, insurance documentation, or simply shooting as a hobby, this system will give you consistent and effective lighting from a variety of sources. And it’s made from materials found at your local art supply store.

20 PSD Tuts That Will Turn You Into A Photoshop Guru Many people can use Photoshop, but only a select few can call themselves gurus. Learn all the methods in the 20 tutorials below and you’ll be well on your way to joining this elite. Rather than focus on tuts for beginners, intermediates or advanced users, we’ve simply chosen ones which produce jaw-dropping effects. All of them are easy to follow, although most do require at least some prior knowledge and experience. 1. The Ten Tastiest Food Photography Tips Food has an agenda. It wants you to eat it, and it wants you to eat it now. If you dilly-dally around Food, trying to photograph it instead of eating it, its defense mechanism kicks in. It immediately looks terrible in pictures, forcing you to give up, put down the camera, and eat the Food. Natural selection at work.

How to Take Pictures Like a Pro in Five Simple Steps Learning how to take great pictures is an artistic opportunity to capture life for the sake of posterity. Years from now, when your life is way more boring, you’ll lament the fact you’ve got no photo evidence of the time when you were cooler. Perhaps that’s for the best, but let’s ignore that. Don't Believe Your Eyes Matthew Albanese is artist who fascinated with special effects and magic. Matthew own a stunning artwork collection of photographs that will blow your mind with their realistic presence. On the left side in gallery you can see the final image and on the right you will be able to see how image was created using his special effects. Scroll down and enjoy in today’s gallery with 15 beautiful artworks. 20 Very Useful Photography Tips And Tricks The summer is here so now is the perfect time to make a lot of photos. If you want to look like a professional photographer, then you must enhance your pictures. Take a look at this article because here you will find 20 very cool tutorials which will help you transform an average photo into a work of art. How To Make Digital Photos Look Like Lomo Photography In this article, the author will teach you how to create lomo photos in a very easy way.