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How I failed at my job
I thought I understood my client's expectations, but it turns out I just miserably failed at my job. Here's the...
How to prepare a large multi-panel print
Looking to create a huge wall-art impression? Here's a simple five-step guide to help you prepare a large multi-panel print!...
What makes a good composite, with Joel Grimes
I had a chance to touch base with commercial photographer and educator Joel Grimes about what makes a good composite....
Creative composites with Joel Grimes
Have you ever wondered what it takes to make exquisite photographs, transforming any boring photo into something spectacular? On Monday,...
You photographed fireworks – now what?
We all love to get out to try and capture the spectacle of fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday....
Creating one-of-a-kind landscapes with Lume Cubes
A while back, I saw a photo my friend Gary Alan Brink posted of the Fallasburg Bridge in Lowell, MI....
Creating custom backdrops for your photos using stock images
To me, the backdrop or background of a photograph is its foundation. The backdrop sets the stage, the tone and...
Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!
Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make...
History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson
Last time, we talked about how Rejlander pushed the envelope with the conventional view of photography as art (thus far)....
Stories From The Set: Joel Grimes
Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences...
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How I failed at my job

I thought I understood my client’s expectations, but it turns out I just miserably failed at my job. Here’s the whole story and most importantly, how to avoid this situation in your life with proper communication. A new project opportunity

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How to prepare a large multi-panel print

Looking to create a huge wall-art impression? Here’s a simple five-step guide to help you prepare a large multi-panel print! 1. Target your client’s needs A large multi-panel print requires a little more love than a regular print (even though

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What makes a good composite, with Joel Grimes

I had a chance to touch base with commercial photographer and educator Joel Grimes about what makes a good composite. Joel shares three tips — how to sell the fake, extraction tips and where to find background images. These tips

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Creative composites with Joel Grimes

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make exquisite photographs, transforming any boring photo into something spectacular? On Monday, September 16, 2019, join Canon Explorer of Light and photography educator Joel Grimes for a free photography masterclass! The webinar

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You photographed fireworks – now what?

We all love to get out to try and capture the spectacle of fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. Sometimes we do better than others. And, sometimes we’ve done better than we thought. Let’s talk about some post-processing ideas.

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Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!

Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make basic and time-consuming masking quicker and more accurate than ever before. We’ve heard this before, but this time they hit a home run!

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson

Last time, we talked about how Rejlander pushed the envelope with the conventional view of photography as art (thus far). There was another, slightly younger, contemporary of Rejlander’s named Henry Peach Robinson to whom we also owe credit to for

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Stories From The Set: Joel Grimes

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even seasoned professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

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Creative composites with Joel Grimes

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make exquisite photographs, transforming any boring photo into something spectacular? On Monday, September 16, 2019, join Canon Explorer of Light and photography educator Joel Grimes for a free photography masterclass! The webinar

Read More

You photographed fireworks – now what?

We all love to get out to try and capture the spectacle of fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. Sometimes we do better than others. And, sometimes we’ve done better than we thought. Let’s talk about some post-processing ideas.

Read More

Photoshop’s New Subject Select Tool…WOW!

Adobe’s added a new “Select Subject” feature to their newest Photoshop release. They claim the machine learning feature will make basic and time-consuming masking quicker and more accurate than ever before. We’ve heard this before, but this time they hit a home run!

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson

Last time, we talked about how Rejlander pushed the envelope with the conventional view of photography as art (thus far). There was another, slightly younger, contemporary of Rejlander’s named Henry Peach Robinson to whom we also owe credit to for

Read More

Stories From The Set: Joel Grimes

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even seasoned professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

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Photographer of the Day – Regina Pagles

Photographer: Regina Pagles – Captain Spaghetti Head Hi everyone! Kristina Sherk here – I am excited to present today’s portrait photographer of the day, the very talented Regina Pagles! This is such a great shot, it totally made me smile

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You Don’t Have To

“When clients demand something, it’s mediocre at best. You don’t have to shoot it the way they want you to shoot it.” Ewan and Brianna Phelan (out of this world amazing boudoir photographers you can read about here) said this

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Offbeat with Joel Robison

It’s not every day that a person’s work transports one to another time or place. Rarer still is the photo that makes one feel like they are peeking in on another, magical world; so it is with the photography of Joel Robison.

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Enter to win a new camera, an education bundle, plus much more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, Xpozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away an educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!