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Julie Powell

How speedlights work
Why you should print your photos
My favorite creative plugins for Lightroom Classic
Creative ways to capture the fall harvest
How to create quick and easy lighting overlays in Photoshop
How to add neon signs to your images
My go-to lenses for gorgeous still life
Bring life to your fall photos with these editing tips
Three effective two-light setups that work for any portrait photoshoot
How to create fabulous creative portraits on a budget
Are you making these photographic mistakes?
How to photograph still life with studio strobes

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Pumpkin and sweet potato soup

Creative ways to capture the fall harvest

Capturing the fall harvest and making the most of the pumpkin season is what fall is all about for me. And on this first day of fall, photographing pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, sweet potatoes, pumpkin fritters and more just gets

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Neon look signs

How to add neon signs to your images

Here is a really quick and easy way to add neon signs to your images using Adobe Photoshop, using the shape tool and outer glow. Don’t forget you can make you sign any color by using the Hue/ Saturation adjustment

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My go-to lenses for gorgeous still life

It doesn’t matter what genre you shoot, someone always asks what gear you use. While I do believe that it’s the craft that is important, I do have a few favorite go-to lenses I always pull out of my bag.

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Are you making these photographic mistakes?

When you are a beginner, whether it’s photography or something else, it is often easy to get overwhelmed. There are some common mistakes people make. Are you making these photographic mistakes? Let’s look at a few and how to fix

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My favorite apertures for capturing portraits

I recently wrote a post on what my favorite lenses for shooting portraits are, so I thought I might expand on that a little and discuss my favorite apertures. Obviously, everyone is different and has different tastes and requirements. Even

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My go-to lenses for awe-inspiring portraits

If you have been photographing long enough, invariably everyone seems to ask what gear you use. I still believe that it’s the craft that is important, but there are always a few things that really make an image stand out.

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Neon look signs

How to add neon signs to your images

Here is a really quick and easy way to add neon signs to your images using Adobe Photoshop, using the shape tool and outer glow. Don’t forget you can make you sign any color by using the Hue/ Saturation adjustment

Read More
JP104000

My go-to lenses for gorgeous still life

It doesn’t matter what genre you shoot, someone always asks what gear you use. While I do believe that it’s the craft that is important, I do have a few favorite go-to lenses I always pull out of my bag.

Read More
adam-birkett-oLCV8fXZU7s-unsplash

Are you making these photographic mistakes?

When you are a beginner, whether it’s photography or something else, it is often easy to get overwhelmed. There are some common mistakes people make. Are you making these photographic mistakes? Let’s look at a few and how to fix

Read More
Julie-Powell_f-2.2 banner-1

My favorite apertures for capturing portraits

I recently wrote a post on what my favorite lenses for shooting portraits are, so I thought I might expand on that a little and discuss my favorite apertures. Obviously, everyone is different and has different tastes and requirements. Even

Read More
Julie-Powell_lens-banner-1

My go-to lenses for awe-inspiring portraits

If you have been photographing long enough, invariably everyone seems to ask what gear you use. I still believe that it’s the craft that is important, but there are always a few things that really make an image stand out.

Read More
Tamron 200mm lens

How to get creative with a zoom lens

Often most people tend to think of shooting things at a distance with their zoom lens, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Here is how to get creative with your zoom lens. Get in close There is nothing

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