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One of the most powerful aspects of photography is its ability elicit emotions in us. But, our emotions can also change how we perceive an image. The first time I saw the Pierre Pichot’s photo “Ghost_19” I thought, “Cool, that has a great dark mood, it’s kinda creepy”. The next time, “It seems very melancholy, I wonder who that is and what they are thinking”. The next time, “It feels like there is a sense of foreboding, like something bad is about to happen”. Each time I saw something different, because I was feeling something different before I looked at the image. The photographer has created a scene where it conveys a dark mood, but they have left enough to our imaginations for us to dream up a story. It is a powerful image, because it engages us, drawing on our emotions to complete the scene.
I adore using curves and using curves layers in Adobe Photoshop. I think I use that one tool more than any other! It’s quick and easy, and can make such a difference with little effort. Going beyond the ‘S’ curve
Welcome to Beyond Technique, the podcast that empowers photographers to bring their businesses to the next level, brought to you by Platypod, Photofocus and Skip Cohen University. Today we chat with photographer Roberto Valenzuela about to prepare and gear up
If you like flexibility in when you shoot, but love golden hour lighting, then this setup could be a good one to add to your mental kit! In this walkthrough I’ll show you how I simulated a hazy golden hour
Photography is a powerful storytelling tool in itself. But there’s one more thing you can do to give your work more impactful: share what’s happening behind the scenes. As we can see from most photographer-YouTubers, it’s a great tool for
In today’s digital age, it has become common for photographers to venture into creating videos as content creators. As with photography, color grading is also a major component of the video workflow. If you’ve just started, chances are, you’ve already
Serif, the company behind Affinity Photo, has announced that it has renewed the 90-day free trials for creatives. The company originally offered this promotion at the start of Covid-19, and this marks a renewal of the company’s pledge. The company