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Photographing strangers
Creating black and white images with Silver Efex Pro
DxO Releases Nik Collection 2018
Lightroom Live: Our Favorite Plugins
The Nik Collection Gets a Potential New Life
First Impressions of the New Aurora HDR 2018 for Windows
Stories From The Set: Robert Wicker’s Golden Hour
Black and White at First and Last Light
Google NIK Collection: Good News & Bad News
Solution: Photoshop CC 2015 Missing Plugins
Remembering The Zone System for Better Black & Whites
Google Responds to Nik Criticisms by Slashing Prices

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Stories From The Set: Robert Wicker’s Golden Hour

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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Black and White at First and Last Light

I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up with about 20 people. Jason–a very talented nature and adventure photographer–expressed interested in seeing my group portrait workflow. He traded

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Google Kills One of the Nik Software Products

In a move that is far from shocking, Google has killed off Snapseed Desktop for Mac and PC. Beginning today well no longer sell or provide updates for Snapseed Desktop for Macintosh and Windows, said the Official Google Blog. Existing

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Get Errors Trying to Launch Your Nik Software?

I was pretty frustrated after a recent Photoshop update. All of my Nik software plugins wanted to be reactivated. Easy enough, I pulled out serial numbers and started entering them. But no dice… errors on activation. The telling sign is

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How To Get Cleaner HDR Photos

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKCrOCFshlk&feature=youtu.be] In this tutorial I show you how to get cleaner HDR photographs. In this example I am merging three exposures shot from a bouncing and moving platform (aka a boat). The correction tools in Nik HDR Efex Pro 2

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Making it POP! Black and White Style

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a guest post by Josh Bradley Black and White is a style that I have more and more fallen in love with over the past few months. To throw fuel on the fire of that obsession

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Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes

Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times

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Commonly misunderstood photo words

I took the time to read comments on this site, as well as a few other sites, and found that there are some terms that need some clarification for use in the photo world. Some are quite comical, and some

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Stretching and Roving Keyframes

Stretching and roving keyframes

If you have keyframed multiple layers in After Effects and need to change the duration of the animated segments, you can use the stretch keyframes method to avoid individual keyframe adjustment. Simply highlight the beginning and ending keyframes on the

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Quick tips for winter street photography

This year, many photographers won’t be able to head to the countryside to shoot gorgeous winter landscapes. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t hit the streets to document the beauty of cities blanketed in snow. It will definitely be challenging

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