Tutorial

[embedded content] In this short tutorial, well-known portrait and fashion photographer Lindsay Adler will show you how to use “the most inexpensive and under-appreciated” lighting modifier to capture beautiful studio portraits. She’s talking, of course, about the lowly umbrella. “For years and year I hated the entire category of umbrella modifiers, and that’s because I
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[embedded content] Lightroom and Photoshop are designed to work hand-in-hand, so you can easily pass photos between the two programs while you’re working with them. Photography instructor Phil Steele of Steele Training made this beginner’s 17-minute tutorial on doing “round trips” (and even “nested round trips”) with photos between Lightroom and Photoshop. After selecting a
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[embedded content] In this 8.5-minute video, we’ll explain the 5 primary key light patterns and the ‘why’ or purpose behind each of them. It’s all about “key” or main light positions and namely, understanding the why or purpose behind each one of these 5 primary lighting patterns. Keep in mind that we can find each
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[embedded content] Composition doesn’t make a candid, but a good composition can enhance it. It can amplify what you feel about the subject matter or invoke a reaction all on its own. Today I’m going to share with you 5 tips on composition to enhance your candids. #1. Use a Dutch Angle The Dutch angle,
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[embedded content] If you’ve ever noticed a little spray can icon while using Lightroom but have no idea what it’s for, this 8.5-minute video by photographer Anthony Morganti was made for you. The spray can is the Painter tool. It allows you to pick an attribute (e.g. keyword, label, flag, ratings, settings, etc…) and apply
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[embedded content] You don’t always get perfect locations or circumstances on every shoot, so in this video, we wanted to show you how to achieve 5 creative and unique portraits in a small parking lot. 1. Find a Frame We are all familiar with the popular compositional theory of leading lines, but in this instance,
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