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Sharpness with Photoshop

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

Tips for RAZOR sharp images

Hi all,Recently I was doing some urban night photography and really got happy with the results. I can't believe there will be here some new findings for the veteran photographers among you but it's a nice reminder for all of us so I decided to share :)1. Gear - for starter a good tripod and tripod head is a must. I have a Manfrotto tripod and I use a good quality Chinese tripod ball head which does a great job.2.Know your lens - every lens has its sweet spot. Generally speaking your... continue reading

Tripods, the one accessory every microstock photographer must have

This subject has been touched on a few times here in the forum. But the importance of this subject warrants a refresher article on this important subject…One of the most important photography accessories, if not THE most important, is a tripod. I use mine whenever it is possible. Even if I have great light and can shoot with a fast shutter speed, I still use it. Why? Because it provides the sharpest image possible. All of the photography knowledge you have will go out the window if you can... continue reading

Is this the end of the DOF, sharpness rejection ?

According to this vidéo, it look like that Adobe found the solution to correct the blur picture. It will outdate all IS/VR expensive lens.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxjiQoTp864&feature=player_embedded#%21Impressive demonstration. continue reading

Five Simple Steps to Better Photography

I read this useful article and I want to share it with you...1) Sharpness: In order to ensure your images are sharp, make sure you know how to focus your camera.Digital cameras with auto focus are often difficult to focus precisely, especially when shooting small objects.Read your owner's manual and be sure you understand how your camera's auto focus operates. Most digital cameras are designed to easily focus on large objects but have difficulty on small subjects. It is often useful to... continue reading

Picture sharpness

The sharpness is one of basic factors of a good picture. Factors, which affect it are generally well known – exposure time equal to the inverse amount of the focal length, continuous release control,stable position of the photographer includingfirm camera holding...There are also two other factors, which are not so discussed but can also have an indispensable effect for the picture sharpness:1.Lens with a high lens speed – high-quality lenses are quite expansive. Photographic technology... continue reading

Soft focus

Hi, I decided to create one more blog for those who like soft focus. Few monthsago I bought book Scott Kelby CS2 for photographers and find lot of nice tips. :) One of them is how to create soft skin but to reserve all details on skin. So I did it and for my taste it was beautiful.But also soft focus is very important for giving accent to some of object you want to be recognized first. Baby lens is one of many lenses with De-centering focus and it's perfect for that. Also I'm lover of b&w photography... continue reading

Diffraction Limited?

I've been looking into a new body and have decided not to go with the latest Canon 50D.I'm turned off by the high file size, but also because we seem to be getting into territory where more megapixels are making some things worse.While I haven't tried either the 50D or 40D for any length of time, and am therefore not qualified at all to talk about ultimate image quality, I did encounter a few discussions on diffraction, and the impact of smaller pixels.As someone who shot film pre-digital,... continue reading

Tripods...where and when?

I remember when I started in photography, I was using a point and shoot camera. Like most people, I carried it around, and when I saw something interesting I pulled it out, aimed and snapped the photo.Then as I got more serious I read in a book that to get really sharp photos you needed to use a tripod. When? Always! Well, as silly as it seemed putting my little camera on a tripod, I forced myself to do it. I discovered that not only were my photos sharper, but my composition improved! The simple... continue reading

Is this really how you need this to be?

Question:What do you think of this blogging thing?What do you think about people simply putting up links in a blog without any relevant information?Is this how DT wants it to be?If so, I'm joining in because there is no easier way to get sales.Find an action or an article, post it, get a credit and buy your own.Well here's mine:A great action to sharpen up your images can be found hereTo make sure your sharpness looks like this continue reading

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