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Julie Powell

Adding texture and simple lighting effects in Photoshop
How to take great photos with bad lighting
How to create print layouts & triptychs in Lightroom Classic
How to fill in gaps and expand your frame
Photofocus Road Trip: Exploring surreal & ancient landscapes in the Australian Outback
What to pack for your next road trip, or what’s in my kit
Looking for Father’s Day gifts for the photographer in your life?
What exactly are LUTs?
Adding a human element to your landscapes
10 alternatives to a white background
What to pack when traveling to remote locations
What’s the difference between hard and soft light?

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What exactly are LUTs?

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “LUT” before, but aren’t really sure what it all means. So what exactly are LUTs, especially in regard to photography? Well, a LUT is short for a Lookup Table. It is basically a color grading

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Adding a human element to your landscapes

It’s kind of funny that as a portrait photographer, I rarely have people in my landscape photos. Some part of my brain likes to keep them separated I guess. But I recently decided that this isn’t always the best idea,

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10 alternatives to a white background

When it comes to still life and even portrait photography, the temptation to use a plain white (or even plain black) background is there. It is simple, effective and uncluttered. But what about looking at some alternatives? Below I look

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How I got the shot: The red tulips

I recently set about capturing some images of my Mother’s Day flowers. It’s something I do every year, it’s a lovely keepsake, long after the flowers have withered and died. Taking them out to the studio and captured something simple

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JP LUT banner

What exactly are LUTs?

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “LUT” before, but aren’t really sure what it all means. So what exactly are LUTs, especially in regard to photography? Well, a LUT is short for a Lookup Table. It is basically a color grading

Read More
DSC05266-Edit

Adding a human element to your landscapes

It’s kind of funny that as a portrait photographer, I rarely have people in my landscape photos. Some part of my brain likes to keep them separated I guess. But I recently decided that this isn’t always the best idea,

Read More
Julie Powell_Header

10 alternatives to a white background

When it comes to still life and even portrait photography, the temptation to use a plain white (or even plain black) background is there. It is simple, effective and uncluttered. But what about looking at some alternatives? Below I look

Read More
red tulips

How I got the shot: The red tulips

I recently set about capturing some images of my Mother’s Day flowers. It’s something I do every year, it’s a lovely keepsake, long after the flowers have withered and died. Taking them out to the studio and captured something simple

Read More
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Is there one lens to rule them all?

Is there just one lens to rule them all? The simple answer is no. It really depends on what you are shooting. Landscape photographers generally look for a wide-angle that is sharp. Macro photographers look for varying things, depending on

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