Want to know the one thing in common all photography enthusiasts have whether they own the most basic smartphone or a chunky top-of-the-line DSLR camera? The answer: It is the desire to come up with the most creative photography ideas for their shots.Yes, that is basically just it! Because if you love photography, you would want the most ingenious shots and concepts. Perhaps this is because you want your work and your skills to get recognized. Or, maybe, you just want to express yourself and get a... continue reading
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I always get fascinated by Blue Hours photos. but did not realize the magic until I came to Singapore. In one of my previous blogs, I mentioned that Singapore looks fab in Blue hours! Oh, then I was new to the city. As the days passed, I found each different parts of the city creates different magic in Blue hours.Unlike the early morning photos no need to wake-up early. Just an evening walk is enough buddy! :) Here are few points from my personal experience.For blue hours you need to wait... continue reading
hi my friends, what's up?I'm going to tell you a simple trick to improve the color balance of your images without post-production, it's a simple thing I want to share for beginners like me.Sometimes looking at my pictures I keen eye that white objects aren't really white, many times my backgrounds turn to cyan instead of white.this is one of the first image I've uploadedIt's all about the "color temperature" of a light source, which refers to the warmth or coolness of your picture.... continue reading
Chromatic aberration appears in photos as "fringes" of color along boundaries that separate dark and bright parts of the image and can be most annoying.Even with Canon L glass and a reasonably high end camera, I'm still faced with it in certain situations - with trees against pale skies, for example, or the edges of a building against a white sky, or blue sky with clouds.There are times when even my software (Photoshop CS5) can't completely eradicate it, so I've figured out a fix which works... continue reading
Continuing from the previous article on HDR editing in Photoshop.To make use of more than 2 images and make texture and filtration adjustments here goes.Remember use a tripod and ensure all images register identically.1. Using 3 image exposures, open all three images and using the Move (V) tool; copy darkest to lightest on top of the darkest image.Holding down the shift key aligns each image as you copy it over.2. Add a layer mask to layer 1 and 2.3. Close layer 2 by clicking on... continue reading
Today I'd like to write a useful blog; so I hope what I'm going to write will be a good tip expecialy for newby and for the ones not so able with photography.To take a good picture one of the most important things is the light. The most expensive camera, with the most professional lenses and the best filter maybe can help you, but a good sun in the right time of the day can really be your best and less expensive friend!Sometimes you are in the moment to take a good picture, but the sun is... continue reading
Not without reason, design industries have proposed a palette of extremely bold colors for some years now. Any dull outfit and drab setting look fabulously fresh with touches of fuchsia, coral, lucite green or deep ultramarine here and there. While only fashion and interior decoration seem to have been greatly influenced by colors in the past, the new daring palette has recently liven up other industries as well - hi-tech among others. Along with fabrics and materials, cuts and designs, we keep a... continue reading
Call this,if you like, a "Photographer's Notebook" -these are lessons learned in almost 50 years of photography-aimed mainly at the beginner in the game of stock; But hopefully more advanced practitioners may pick up a trick, or wrinkle here and there. Regards, KenI believe it is best to take baby steps- So before you do anything, take these Three steps:A)Set your Focusicons - detach lens, (so you are adjusting focus on focus point, not image) - adjust dioptre (next to viewfinder)... continue reading
I've had several peopleask me , how I achieved a particular effect in my Ulladulla Lighthouse image (see the original here) and despite a few guessesnobody has as yet got it right :)It's not a complex technique and I got this result through a process of experimentation and trail and error and have since made a series of images using this, titled Bluescape.Firstly I must dispel any notion that this particular image is a HDR as despite the fact that I am quite fond of using HDR for landscapes,... continue reading
Anything can be made into a moody picture. Even a bright summer day. It's of course easier if your picture already has some natural moody elements such as stormy skies, windy landscape, or impressive light. There's tons of ways to both enhance and create a moody scene in photoshop and to even just add some drama. It doesn't even have to be a landscape picture, it can be a portrait as well. This article is not gonna take you step by step, but rather give you a few ideas and starting points. In the... continue reading
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