Are there any photography challenges that actually help you improve your craft? I see a lot of photo challenges that emphasizes taking a picture every day for a year, every week, etc. What does that actually do for you? In this article, we’ll help you understand what you should expect from a photography challenge and […]
We have 5 tips that will make your photos more interesting. Sounds magical, doesn’t it? Far from it. These are tips that everyone can use to plan and create interesting photos. Make Your Photos More Interesting to Everyone in 5 Easy Steps In a perfect world, all of our photos would be interesting to everyone. […]
Why Photographing for Color Should be Part of Your Creative Playbook Photographing in color isn’t about deciding if your photo should be in color or converted to black & white. Instead, think of photographing for color as a method to influence the viewer’s mood when looking at your photo. Color can be the subject of […]
Are You Satisfied with Your Photography? This isn’t a topic that I frequently read or hear in other photography discussions, but it’s something that comes up in conversation from time to time. It’s more of a personal issue than something we discuss publicly. Except from me because, you know, I lack boundaries. Are you satisfied with […]
5 Easy Tips to Improve Photographic Composition Two of the most common tips new photographers get to improve photographic composition are the Rule of Thirds and Leading Lines. While not bad suggestions, have you ever noticed that they contradict each other. The rule of thirds teaches us to avoid placing your subject in the center […]
Knowing When to Ignore Color Creates Stronger Photos Should your photos be in Color or Black & White? Knowing when to ignore color can help you create stronger photos by embracing the mood or emotion needed to tell your story. Sometimes color is a distraction. Eliminating color can simplify your photos to reveal an entirely […]
Refine Edge can actually save you money. If you take photos in a studio environment, all you need to do is shoot on a plain background and you can use refine edge in Photoshop to easily cut out your subject and place them on a digital background. Here’s how it’s done.
Color grading with Luminar is a fast and easy way to add a cinematic color grade effect or even do some color correction to your photos. This video shows some of the filters Luminar provides to enhance the color in your photos. Video: Color Grading with Luminar Luminar Has Plenty of Filters for Color Grading […]
You can replace a sky in your photos in just a few minutes, and I’m going to show you how to do it. It’s quick and easy using a Luminosity Mask in Macphun Luminar. Here’s the video to demonstrate. Video: Replace a Sky in Your Photos the Easy Way Use Luminar to Replace a Sky […]
I know. You’re seeing the same thing, again. That’s because I like to go back to places and things that I’ve already shot -putting a new spin on an old subject.