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Category: Photography

Back to Basics

Back to Basics

With the invention of digital SLRs and Photoshop, we’re slowly forgetting all the basic photography skills we learned. Some of us may have never learned them at all and started photography with a digital SLR. I use to think those of us who skipped all […]

Why I use watermarks

Why I use watermarks

A post explaining why I use watermarks, and step by step instructions on how to add them to your images via photoshop.

Photoshop saves the sky from falling down

Photoshop saves the sky from falling down

Literally. Ok Photoshop lovers. Do you ever take a great photo of the sunrise or sunset, and it didn’t come out as good on the camera is it should have? It’s not your fault…it’s the camera (blame the camera). Even if you shot everything the […]

Photoshop Before/After

Photoshop Before/After

This is a Photoshop Before/After image. The photo was taken from a very good friend of mine, who is one of the most talented photographers I know personally. He wanted some tips on how to use the new version of Photoshop. So naturally I demanded […]

Create a tilt shift effect using Photoshop

Create a tilt shift effect using Photoshop

How to create a tilt shift effect using Photoshop. No special lens on your camera is needed.

Know your rights as a photographer.

Know your rights as a photographer.

Let me tell you an extremely short story about how I learned my rights as a photographer. – Begin short story – Scene: Me, standing on the side of the road, clicking away. Woman runs out of her house screaming. Woman: HEY YOU! STOP DOING […]

F-Stops, Apertures and Depth of Field, oh my!

F-Stops, Apertures and Depth of Field, oh my!

  I had a huge headache in college that lasted 4 years. Why? Because I had to learn all these technical things by reading about them, and looking at boring diagrams all day. You’d think in a Photography classroom we’d look at pretty pictures all […]

Natural Light vs. Artificial Light

Natural Light vs. Artificial Light

Natural light makes everything look…natural. Artificial light adds a hue from whatever light source it’s coming from. Photos on blog for reference.