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 Subscribe to my YouTube Channel Luminar Has Plenty […]
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 Subscribe to my YouTube Channel Use […]
Canva for Photographers is Like Strength Training for Runners Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. We decided to have a discussion about using Canva for photographers, particularly those of us who aren’t trained as graphic designers. Canva is a design tool. So how does that help photographers? In much the same way […]
Improve Your Photographic Composition Using Fundamental Elements Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. In episode 60, we talk about how you use composition to tell a story by arranging art and design elements. Instead of talking about things like “Rule of Thirds” and “Leading Lines“, we have a different approach. We use […]
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.
Your Photographic Creativity Needs Some Exercise Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. We really appreciate you. There are a lot of technical aspects to your photography. It’s good to practice to make sure you know your camera settings and exposures. However, creating a technically valid photo isn’t the same as creating an […]
The dominance of color in photography is a key tool to use in the psychology your viewer. Color makes people feel emotions. I have a tendency to prefer color photos. More accurately, I love strong colors. Color contrast, color symmetry or color complements. So when and why would, or should, you use black and white in […]