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Serge Ramelli

Creating a cool urban desaturated look with Lightroom or Camera Raw
Transform a photo from day to night with Lightroom Classic
Creating landscape drama with natural colors
Discovering the beauty of the south of France
Replace the sky in Photoshop on any photo in two minutes
Long exposure essentials
How to improve your landscape composition
Retouching images, 10 years later
How to create a dramatic sunset scene
Transform a boring photo into a long exposure fine art black & white photograph
Experience the force with “Star Wars” fan art creation
Fast and easy workflow to select, edit and retouch portraits in Lightroom Classic

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Long exposure essentials

When it comes to photographing a long exposure, it’s not just a matter of setting up your camera on a tripod and hitting the shutter button. You have to take into account several different settings, as well as your overall

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How to improve your landscape composition

When we photograph landscapes, it’s really important to pay attention to our composition, so we can achieve the strongest and most appealing photograph possible. In this video, Serge Ramelli travels to Topanga Canyon and shows some ideas to get better

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Retouching images, 10 years later

We can’t get out and photograph as easily as we used to. So what are we to do? Serge Ramelli takes us through a fun exercise of retouching some of his best photos from over 10 years ago. Retouching old

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How to create a dramatic sunset scene

When it comes to photographing a sunset, things can sometimes be a bit tricky. Your sun might be overexposed and your scene might be slightly washed out. So how do you create that perfect, dramatic sunset? In the below video,

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Is retouching cheating?

(Editor’s Note: Photofocus is proud to welcome Serge Ramelli to Photofocus. Be sure to check out his free master class and bonus toolkit.) Check out Serge’s free class and toolkit

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Seeing differently at the zoo

Zoos are a great place to practice photographing animals. The thing is, we all have great images of the lions, tigers, and bears (oh my). But what about finding the less popular or, even better, the less seen shots? Capturing

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Help! My Lightroom cloud storage is full

Last year I started using Lightroom on my mobile phone. As a longtime Lightroom Classic enthusiast, I started using Lightroom for the portability: I love being able to edit photos on my phone or tablet, without needing to be at

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The importance of looking up

Being a part of a local photowalk group, I often experiment with different techniques during our outings. One of our group leaders, Dianne Carroll Burdick, has long taught the importance of looking up and taking advantage of different perspectives. Looking

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How to get started with beauty photography

If your goal is to shoot beauty portraits, you must understand that not only does the model want to feel flawless, but the hair and makeup artists want their work to look beautiful in the final image as well. You

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One subject exploration

There is something to be said for taking the time to really explore a subject. Whether it’s a person for a portrait shoot, flowers for macro photography or one of your favorite architectural structures. It could even be something as

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Monetizing personal projects: The musician

The subject of monetizing personal projects is near and dear to my heart. I put together a ninety-minute presentation about the subject and shared it with my fellow photographers to a wonderful reception. A phone call leads to art In

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