One of the most versatile backgrounds in portrait and commercial photography is the white background.Giving the appearance of a white room with no walls is simple to create once you have the knowledge to do so.The digital age has made it simpler and cheaper to use.When I started in photography, it required a lighting setup that was cost prohibitive.at least two flash units on the background and two on the subject were requires.Now all it requires is four lights that can be bought at any... continue reading
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It is a method to increase the sharpness, only on the edges, without creating a deterioration on the darker areas or full color.We bring our photograph on Photoshop and select the channels panel.Deselect all the channels, except green and duplicate.We go on> Filters> Stylize> Find Edges. The image will be like a drawing, showing only the edges. Now press ctrl + I to invert. It's like I created a mask (black areas), while the edges are white.Let's go to> Filter> Other> Maximum that allows you... continue reading
Vlad the Impaler is one of the most famous and respected rulers in Romanian history. However abroad, he is known under the name Dracula. The Irish author Bram Stoker is the one who made him famous all over the world through the novel with the same name: Dracula.The mysterious and cruel vampire Dracula was an immortal damned creature which fed on the blood of mortals. But for Romanians, Vlad Dracula remains the symbol of the brave ruler who opposed the powerful Ottoman Empire.All those caught... continue reading
Modern cameras and lenses have given us many improvements over the models of old, but one thing that seems to have gone backwards is the easy control over depth of field.Way back when with my Nikon FM SLR and 24mm lens I could set the lens to f22 (nobody had impressed on me back then that opening up a stop on almost any lens would have given a better image) and then set the focus from the scale on the lens and know that everything from 2ft to infinity would be in focus.Nowadays lenses rarely... continue reading
Educating the baby is the duty of parents and supported by the environment, because education is something to be done and accepted by everyone. Education is a major part to nurture infant behavior to face her future, so it needs a lot of methods that must be applied.One of the primary method of educating a child is playing, playing with the baby very happy method and the motivation for moving around. Parents must be creative to find a way baby is not tired of playing for learning, the baby has... continue reading
I enjoy taking architecture shots while I travel and around my home town. I prefer shooting more recognisable/iconic buildings than generic however enjoy whatever is available and interesting at the time.One aspect I have struggled with, however am improving, is getting lines square, not including lens distortion or the angle between the film plane and subject, just plain horizon parallel to frame edge and getting verticals to vertical. Not that I always want square and straight.I have guidelines... continue reading
I have not an art education. But very much I like to draw. I draw always when there is such possibility. Small drawing, quick sketch. In the future they will become ready work, which I place on stocks.In process of preparation of drawings for stocks I used the technics of vector drawing which I want to share for you.The sketch demands the further processing in the raster program, for example a photoshop. Scan the pencil drawing, increase contrast and black color intensify a contour.... continue reading
I’m finally doing it—I’ve just requested payment from DT!First it was, do I cash in at the $100th?Well it included the exclusive bonuses, so I thought, nah, I’ll wait ‘til I reach $100 of just sales.Silly, was my BFF's reaction to that, might as well wait until it's $200 was her tongue & cheek remark.Then I had to make a decision how as to how to receive my payment, Paypal or check.Paypal?But I wasn’t sure if I have to pay a fee and that’s just goes against my grain …... continue reading
If you hang around long enough in stock photography sooner or later you will start to get some isolated shots to add to your portfolio.I have read some very interesting methods that people use and many of them have excellent results.I know the easy answer that you hear a lot is " whatever works best for you"But what if what works best for me is what I have learned to get the job done but really isn't the best or easiest way to do it.So how about some good old interaction communication... continue reading
I am a newbie and I am interesting in shoot,but the stock shoot is new technic for me. If possible, I hope there are articles to be learned in here. If you are a expert of stock shoot and I hope to find your article.Of course, if possible I hope these article to offer the utility experience of the stock shoot for readers. Thanks. continue reading
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