Photography

Photography: 20 Great Techniques for Lightroom 4 + Lightroom Toolbox

October 18, 2012
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Download Sean McCormacks’s eBook Package ESSENTIAL DEVELOPMENT for just $6! This .zip file includes a Lightroom Toolbox of 85 presets. Or buy the PDF only for $5. New PDF eBook + Lightroom Toolbox Want to take your Lightroom workflow to a new level? Essential Development, 20 Great Techniques for Lightroom 4, by Sean McCormack, is an […]

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Finding Focus – Understanding The Camera’s Eye

August 15, 2012
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Finding Focus, Understanding the Camera’s Eye is an invaluable resource for photographers who want to further develop their technique of on-camera and post-production focus. Finding the best expression of your photographic vision can only happen when your working knowledge and skills produce images that direct the viewers’ eye to what you intended. This beautiful eBook […]

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Five Best All-In-One Printers Under $100

July 27, 2012
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If you’re an avid photographer or work from your home office, chances are good that you’ll need a high- grade printer with some sweet extras. You’re in luck:  there are plenty of great all-in-one printers out there with varying degrees of photo, text and speed quality. The best part, though, is that they’re all under […]

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“Dodge & Burn” by Piet Van den Eynde, PDF eBook with exercise files included

July 17, 2012
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New PDF eBook + Photoshop Panel + *Exercise Files Do you want to add life and depth to your images? Dodge & Burn, Leading the Eye with Lightroom and Photoshop by Piet van Den Eynde is an amazing eBook package (.zip file) that will guide you through the process of making the most out of […]

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Download the new “Up Close: A Guide to Macro & Close Up Photography”

June 19, 2012
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New eBook Available: Think macro photography is just about bugs? UP CLOSE, A Guide to Macro & Close Up Photography is a must-have guidebook for photographers who want to create fresh and stunning photographs of things often overlooked. Enthusiasts of every level will thoroughly enjoy Andrew’s discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of working with the […]

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eyePhone: Making Stronger Photographs with Your Camera Phone

May 22, 2012
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New eBook Available: Your camera phone is always with you, and whether you’re an amateur or vocational photographer, it only makes sense to know how to use it to your advantage. eyePhone: Making Stronger Photographs with your Camera Phone is a stunning 45-page downloadable PDF eBook, full of inspired insights, invaluable tips, creative considerations, and must-have […]

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When zoom camera lenses creep – who do you call? Lensband!

May 6, 2012
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Are you a DSLR shooter and do you own a super zoom lens? If you can answer yes to that double-question, then you’ve probably already heard about “lens creep”, or perhaps you’ve experienced it yourself, on your own lens(es), maybe even quite often. If you answered “no” to the double-question, but you’re considering buying a […]

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How to Become an Excellent Photographer?

April 27, 2012
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What is Photography? Have you heard of the term Photography? It is nothing much but a process of creating and forming artistic compositions using colors, shadow, and light. It does not mean that you are required to have expensive equipment to practice photography. All you require here is motivation and a superior quality digital camera. […]

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David duChemin: “Forget Mugshots: 10 Steps to Better Portraits”

March 13, 2012
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Forget Mugshots, 10 Steps To Better Portraits is for every photographer who’s ever wanted to make stronger photographs of people. Written by David duChemin, a photographer whose living and calling for the last 6 years has been creating compelling portraits and people photographs for clients all over the globe, if he could tell you only […]

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Tamron 18-270mm PZD review – well, kinda, it’s just my impressions!

February 26, 2012
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The thing about opinions is that they change from time to time. Just one year ago, I was on about “lens quality” and “pixel sharpness” etc., I was shooting with expensive, good quality glass on my D7000. I even published a blog post comparing the expensive Nikon 24-120mm F4 VR lens with the cheaper superzoom […]

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New Photo eBook: “Exposure for Outdoor Photography”

February 16, 2012
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There is more to exposure than just getting the right amount of light into the camera. Every exposure also creates a specific aesthetic. Exposure For Outdoor Photography by Michael Frye is about natural-light photography and the creation of exposures that are not only technically perfect, but aesthetically compelling. This 50-spread PDF eBook, tackles the basics, […]

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“Making the Print”: Printing Techniques for the Digital Photographer

January 17, 2012
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New eBook Available! Making the Print: Printing Techniques for the Digital Photographer by Martin Bailey is the second eBook in our Masterclass series and it’s the perfect primer regarding all things related to fine-art printing. No stone is left unturned as Martin explains in-detail everything you need to know about making beautiful, frustration-free prints. This […]

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“Vision is Better 2” by David duChemin – photography ebook, discount code inside!

December 14, 2011
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New eBook Available! VISION IS BETTER II is a collection of 44 of the most recent essays about the photographic life and craft from David duChemin’s wildly popular PixelatedImage Blog. His insights on the how and why of photography, visual story telling, and life-lessons learned along the way make for a compelling and inspiring eBook […]

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11 Ways to Improve Your Photography – a FREE ebook by Craft & Vision

December 12, 2011
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Craft & Vision recently launched this FREE ebook titled 11 Ways to Improve your Photography. The ebook consists of several authors within the Craft & Vision community, including world-renowned David duChemin, explaining in detail about some of the things they wish they had learned earlier in their career, which would have improved their photography. Well, […]

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“Beyond Thirds” – A photographer’s Introduction to Creative Composition by Andrew S. Gibson

November 16, 2011
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New eBook Available: BEYOND THIRDS is a captivating and inspiring 38-page eBook about taking composition past the so-called rules. It’s a thoughtful, practical book about the way we build our photographs within the constraint of the frame. Andrew S. Gibson moves past the traditional discussion of thirds by showing how a more holistic approach can […]

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“Making Light 2: Advanced Use of Off-Camera Flash” by Piet van den Eynde

October 20, 2011
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New eBook Available MAKING LIGHT II takes an in-depth look at how to get the most from your off-camera flashes. Piet takes you beyond sync speed and softboxes and gets into the details on working with multiple flashes, modifiers, and triggering systems for both Canon and Nikon. This massive eBook also includes 10 case-studies and […]

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The Best Printer Ink & Paper to Use for Photography

October 11, 2011
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Printing professional-looking photographs using a desktop printer can seem a bit daunting, but many printers these days are designed to print very high-quality images, if you make sure a few things are correct. The megapixel count has to be appropriate for the size of the print, and most sizes of pictures will work well with […]

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New photo eBook: “The Inspired Eye 3” by David duChemin

September 20, 2011
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Calibrate your Creativity. The Inspired Eye, Volume 3, is about the creative process behind our photography. Technical proficiency is highly over-rated; if you can make a good exposure, and focus the camera, the rest is about your choices, your own creative decisions in making a photograph. Improving your photography happens when you improve the way […]

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New photo eBook: “Making Light – An introduction to off-camera flash”

August 17, 2011
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MAKING LIGHT is all about producing beautiful photographs with your off-camera flash. These practical techniques are specific to one remote flash so you can forget about all the fuss of using tons of equipment. Learn how to fill in harsh shadows, balance ambient light, rescue fading evening light, or substitute for a complete lack of […]

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How would you title this photo?

August 9, 2011
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I shot this photo today with the Fuji X100 and figured I’d ask you guys how to title it – so, any suggestions? (also read: Fuji X100 – my first impressions). It was shot in a blacksmith shop but the title doesn’t have to have anything to do with that. Title can be one word, four […]

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New photo eBook: “Andes – the print and the process series” by Andrew S. Gibson

August 2, 2011
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Using both film and digital capture, Gibson captures the natural and majestic beauty of places like Machu Picchu; as well as, the rich culture and struggles of the Incas and their mountain lifestyle in a raw and intimate journey that is as much about photography as it is about adventure. Andrew is a gifted teacher […]

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New photo eBook released: “Your Creative Mix” by Corwin Hiebert

July 19, 2011
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Your Creative Mix takes an in-depth look at the value of growing your passion for art, honing your creative skills, and finding new ways to connect and share with likeminded people as a way to grow your photography business. This eBook bridges the gap between creativity and commerce. It focuses on the unique business and […]

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Fuji X100: Write speeds on SD cards

July 14, 2011
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I love my new Fuji X100 and my I’m quite sure my Nikon D7000 is jealous (though it probably wouldn’t admit it…). If you haven’t already, you should read my Fuji Finepix X100 first impressions. But this article is not about praising the X100, it’s about how fast/slow the X100 writes to SD cards. Currently, […]

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Fuji X100: My First Impressions [UPDATED August 1st 2011]

July 6, 2011
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I’ve been eyeballing the Fuji X100 camera since it was announced late 2010. Initially I thought it was too expensive, considering the limitations such as fixed focal length and fixed lens, meaning you can’t zoom (without using your feet, that is) and you can’t change the lens to anything else, like on DSLR and on […]

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