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Finding people in Excire Foto
I have been playing a bit with the new standalone version of Excire Foto, a great search tool to easily...
Adding interest with Adjustment Layers in Aurora HDR
Whether controlling a wide range of contrast in a given scene or highlighting the texture details of a specific subject,...
Working with frozen berries
When it comes to working with food photography, there is a real trend with frozen berries. And why not? They...
How to create and save presets
What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of...
Lightroom Live: Monochromes For Winter With Jim Welninski
You gotta join us live for our next Lightroom Live, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific...
The Best Method For Fireworks
The Fourth of July is this coming Tuesday. It's America's biggest party and we love to celebrate with fireworks. Making...
Live Webinar: Mastering Portrait Retouching with Kristina Sherk
Portrait retouching Master, Kristina Sherk, is joining us for this webinar to help you learn the best techniques for portrait...
Shoot Anywhere With Platypod Ultra
I've become a fan of Platypod Ultra. It's got all the best features of the original Pro and the larger...
A Simple Way to Add Some Organization to Your Desktop
A lack of organization can really kick you in a sensitive area if you're on a time crunch or are called...
Toning Down the HDR Look with Photomatix Pro
What do you think of when you think of HDR? Over-sharpened, bright photos? The majority of HDR photos I've seen...

Finding people in Excire Foto

I have been playing a bit with the new standalone version of Excire Foto, a great search tool to easily sort through your images. This version is great if you don’t use additional software like Lightroom Classic for cataloging and

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Working with frozen berries

When it comes to working with food photography, there is a real trend with frozen berries. And why not? They look amazing — there is something special when they achieve that ‘frosty’ look. What fruit can you use? Pretty much

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How to create and save presets

What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of those filters to create a special look or style. Luminar ships with over 60 powerful one-click presets to quickly enhance

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The Best Method For Fireworks

The Fourth of July is this coming Tuesday. It’s America’s biggest party and we love to celebrate with fireworks. Making a good fireworks picture is satisfying and difficult. So here are two tips for making great fireworks photos. f/8, 3

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Shoot Anywhere With Platypod Ultra

I’ve become a fan of Platypod Ultra. It’s got all the best features of the original Pro and the larger Max, and it fits in my back pocket. It goes everywhere I go from road trips to long hikes. I

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Toning Down the HDR Look with Photomatix Pro

What do you think of when you think of HDR? Over-sharpened, bright photos? The majority of HDR photos I’ve seen — you know, the ones you always see on real estate sites — are over-contrasted, too bright and just unappealing.

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How to create and save presets

What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of those filters to create a special look or style. Luminar ships with over 60 powerful one-click presets to quickly enhance

Read More

The Best Method For Fireworks

The Fourth of July is this coming Tuesday. It’s America’s biggest party and we love to celebrate with fireworks. Making a good fireworks picture is satisfying and difficult. So here are two tips for making great fireworks photos. f/8, 3

Read More

Shoot Anywhere With Platypod Ultra

I’ve become a fan of Platypod Ultra. It’s got all the best features of the original Pro and the larger Max, and it fits in my back pocket. It goes everywhere I go from road trips to long hikes. I

Read More

Toning Down the HDR Look with Photomatix Pro

What do you think of when you think of HDR? Over-sharpened, bright photos? The majority of HDR photos I’ve seen — you know, the ones you always see on real estate sites — are over-contrasted, too bright and just unappealing.

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Minimal Lighting for Funeral Portraits

Funerals are a good time to make family pictures because people who haven’t seen one another in decades are together. You should take advantage of the opportunity. I attended a funeral yesterday, and amidst the memory sharing I took a

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HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying brightnesses and combining them in a powerful software app like

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