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Landscape photography is often associated, or even equated, with the use of wide-angle lenses, however, this can lead to formulaic compositions. Telephoto lenses may seem like the province of wildlife photography, but alternating with them brings new creative opportunities for landscape photography. This is illustrated by the two opening images of my photobook Our National
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[embedded content] In this nine-minute video from Workphlo, photographer Dustin Dolby explains how to light catalog quality reflective product photos using just a single Speedlight. To start, Dolby suggests shooting the products separately to avoid them reflecting onto each other, making it easier to get an ultra-clean look for each piece. Dolby also suggests using
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Singapore is home to a number of bioluminescent fungi. Out of over 148,000 known species of fungi across the world, over 70 of them are known to exhibit bioluminescence. All known luminescent species are white-rot fungi, which means that it breaks down lignin in wood. Lignin is responsible for the support tissues in plants and
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In most images, midtones carry much of the important information. This is not true for all images, but those are the exceptions. In this article, I will present an approach to control midtone information from color to tonal structure. Global adjustments only. Radial filter with Luminance mask. Start with Global Adjustments This is true in
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[embedded content] An easy and effective way to increase production value to your images is by adding simple props. Not only do they add additional visual interest, but they can also add story to the scene. Today, I’ll be starting with a basic “walk-up” shot and working step by step to make changes until we
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[embedded content] In this 13-minute advertising photography tutorial video from Workphlo, photographer Dustin Dolby explains how to perfectly freeze the action of a pouring beverage by using a simple three speedlight system. Dolby says some of his favorite advertising photography involves motion, depicting a product coming to life. By using the three speedlight setup to
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[embedded content] Well-known portrait photographer and YouTuber Manny Ortiz made this 5.5-minute video in which he shares his go-to beauty lighting setup that guarantees stunning and flattering studio portraits time and time again. When it comes to studio portrait photography setups, the sky is the limit.  Photographers can use complex arrangements of multiple lights to
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[embedded content] Photographing water droplet collisions can be tricky given that your subject vanishes in the blink of an eye. The process of setting up and revising a successful shoot strategy isn’t easy, but one photographer has shared his best tips and techniques to help with that. Jens Heidler from the YouTube channel Another Perspective has previously
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Event photography is an art form, and it takes a while to achieve what you’re looking for. Not only does shooting an event require you to be constantly on the move, but it’s also necessary to know how to fully use each setting on your camera. For example, if you’re shooting in a dimly lit
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[embedded content] In this 18-minute video, photographer Dustin Dolby explains many of the tricks beverage photographers use and shows how anyone can achieve professional-level beer photos with just a few speedlights and some entry-level camera gear. Dolby says that every little detail matters when it comes to creating the perfect shot for advertising beverages.While beer
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An often overlooked aspect of street photography is creating street portraits. It is a wonderful way to connect with people, to learn about an area, to hear stories, and to create interesting photographs. When taking a candid shot just doesn’t feel right or comfortable, there’s always a chance to ask for a portrait. In addition,
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