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One of Photoshop’s greatest secrets (and hidden powers) is blending modes. See how to use the Blend If option in order to get precise results from your layer blending in Photoshop. Watch more at http://www.lynda.com/Photoshop-tutori… This Post Sponsored by: Arizona Highways Photo Workshops. For more than 30 years, Arizona Highway Photo Workshops has been committed to helping […]

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Working with a group of people can be difficult. Whether its a photggrapher, the client, models, or crew, they all have needs. It’s the job of a producer to keep everybody organized and keep a shoot on schedule. One of the most important tools a producer always carries is a production book. In the world […]

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While the examples I use in this post are of birds/wildlife, they could just as easily have been people. I learned a great deal about making wildlife photographs when I spent time shooting portraits of people. Most of the techniques I was taught to use when making a human portrait apply to wildlife photography. And […]

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Six years ago I started making pictures, and I dove right in planning to make a portrait business. The best thing I did was attend David Ziser‘s workshop where he taught me that shadow and light are the most important technical things to learn in photography. He showed image after image of stunning portraits, and […]

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Far and away my favorite subject to photograph for relaxation and practice is in the Landscape venue. Having grown up in the Blue Ridge mountain region of Southwest Virginia, learning to make better landscape photographs has been a staple in my own learning curve over the years and an ever-present means of practice to this […]

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If you shoot under mixed lighting or with the wrong white balance preset, you can get a nasty color cast or tint in your photo.  Fortunately this is an easy fix in Photoshop which can analyze the image and fix it for you with minimal work. Find out how to remove a color cast in […]

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Our colleagues at lynda.com have been running a great series of videos commemorating Photoshop’s 25th anniversary.  In this mini-documentary they head into a traditional darkroom with photographer Konrad Eek. Watch Konrad Eek work up a print using only darkroom techniques. Post your own memories or thoughts on the traditional process and how well it translates to digital. […]

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