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Night Photography: Observing Light at Night
By Gabriel Biderman, Tim Cooper
Jan 15, 2014
Our eyes are capable of adjusting to the contrast and colors of the night, but cameras often struggle to balance the many degrees of brightness. In this chapter, you'll explore color, light painting, and creative ways to play with light when photographing at night.
Create Visual Depth in Your Photographs with Color
By Jerod Foster
Dec 27, 2013
Colors help us construct dimension in a photograph, from both a visual and a conceptual or interpretive perspective. In this chapter, Jerod Foster discusses color theory and how you can use it to add visual depth to your photographs.
Primary Color Adjustments for Video and Cinema
By Alexis Van Hurkman
Dec 23, 2013
In this chapter Alexis Van Hurkman examines the common methods you can use to make primary color adjustments to affect an overall image.
Post-Production for Senior High School Portraiture: Where It All Comes Together
By Sal Cincotta
Dec 20, 2013
Sal Cincotta shows you pairs of photos showing each shot’s Before and After image for you to use for inspiration and to get a sense of what’s possible with your imagery when you choose to take your images further than what you get at the time of capture.
FuelBooks Holiday Tip: Get the Most from Your Food Photos, Even When on the Road
By Nicole S. Young
Dec 14, 2013
Heading over the river and through the woods? Well, you've got to stop and eat at some point. If you want to capture your culinary journey on camera, Nicole S. Young, author of FuelBook Tips from a Pro: Travel Photography, has some tips for you.
FuelBooks Holiday Tip: Get the Best Picture of Your Pet for Your Holiday Card
By Alan Hess
Dec 13, 2013
Alan Hess, author of FuelBook Pet Portraits That Stand Out: Creating a Classic Photograph of Your Cat or Dog, offers tips for getting the best picture of your pet.
FuelBooks Holiday Tip: Time to Treat Yourself? The Pro’s Secret for Choosing Your Next Camera Lens
By Rob Sheppard
Dec 12, 2013
Rob Sheppard, author of FuelBook Choosing the Right Lens for Nature and Landscape Photography, offers some advice for how to choose your next lens.
FuelBooks Holiday Tip: Compose a Photograph with Multiple People for Your Holiday Card
By Dan Ablan
Dec 10, 2013
In this excerpt from his FuelBook, Composition for Portraiture: Creating Compelling Headshots, Group Shots, and Senior Pictures, Dan Ablan shows you that the way you can be more creative with group composition is to photograph them in small groups.
FuelBooks Holiday Tip: Less Is More for Your Holiday Card
By Khara Plicanic
Dec 9, 2013
Khara Plicanic shares a tip on how to get the most out of your holiday card in this excerpt from her FuelBook, Design Your Own Holiday Cards: Three DIY Projects with Photoshop & Photoshop Elements.
Perfect Photo Suite 8: Perfect Effects
By Dan Moughamian
Dec 5, 2013
Dan Moughamian invites you to join him for the second of two articles covering the best new features in Perfect Photo Suite 8 from onOne Software. This installment focuses on the newly revamped Perfect Effects module, which includes many new filters and presets, new masking tech, creative blurring options from the old Focal Point plugin, and a new user interface.
Questions for Photographer Frank Doorhof, author of "Mastering the Model Shoot"
By Frank Doorhof
Dec 3, 2013
International fashion and glamor photographer Frank Doorhof shares stories about sneaking onto rooftops, the weirdest prop he's ever used, and the most common mistake photographers make when lighting a model.
Mastering the Model Shoot: Clothing & Styling (The Most Important Things)
By Frank Doorhof
Dec 2, 2013
In our quest to recreate a certain look, we often forget the most important parts of the image: location, styling, and makeup. Without these vital elements, an image is nothing more than, well, an image.
Invigorating Your Photography Portfolio: A Q&A with Lindsay Adler
By Lindsay Adler
Nov 11, 2013
Lindsay Adler talks about her new book, Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio, which provides 52 weekly challenges that push photographers to experiment with new concepts, techniques, and post-processing tools, culminating in a unique and eye-catching portfolio.
Creative Photography Project #4: Use Negative Space
By Lindsay Adler
Oct 28, 2013
In this project designed to invigorate your photography portfolio, Lindsay Adler encourages you to play with negative space in your photographs, creating an image in which the negative space is an essential element.
Scott Kelby on Shooting Landscapes Like a Pro
By Scott Kelby
Sep 30, 2013
Scott Kelby offers tips on shooting landscapes with tricky lighting conditions such as sunsets, water, lightning, and rainbows, and also shares the seven deadly sins of landscape photography.
Canon EOS Rebel T5i / 700D: The Creative Zone
By Jeff Revell
Sep 17, 2013
The Creative Zone is the name given by Canon to the shooting modes that offer you the greatest amount of control over your photography. Jeff Revell explains how to work with the various modes in the Creative zone, including Program Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode.
Peter Read Miller on Shooting Football for Sports Illustrated
By Peter Read Miller
Sep 13, 2013
Photographer Peter Read Miller discusses some of the aspects of shooting football (and sports in general) that are specific to Sports Illustrated: how SI has adapted to changes in technology, what makes a picture work (or not work) for the magazine, and how SI covers the big games.
10 Tips for Painless Photo Albums: A Guide for Professional Photographers
By Khara Plicanic
Sep 3, 2013
For a lot of photographers, album design is synonymous with headache. The hours (and hours!) spent designing are usually followed by weeks (or even months) of revisions, making for a painful experience for everyone involved. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Khara Plicanic, author of Album Moxie: The Savvy Photographer's Guide to Album Design and More with InDesign, offers ten tips to make the album creation process a joy.
Creating and Organizing Digital Photographs with Adobe Creative Cloud
By xtine burrough
Sep 2, 2013
The exercises in this chapter from Foundations of Digital Art and Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud will explain the camera mechanics involved in creating a photograph and demonstrate how to organize, rename, and set up a digital “contact sheet” via a PDF of your images. You’ll explore your camera and use your files or those from the companion website to learn some of the best file management tools available in Adobe Bridge.
Photography Q&A with Zack Arias: Real Questions. Real Answers.
By Zack Arias
Aug 26, 2013
In this excerpt from Photography Q&A: Real Questions. Real Answers., Zack Arias answers questions on cheap eBay lights, gear lust, low light, and more.

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