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Flexible Power at Minimum Size: Why You Need Nikon Speedlights in Your Camera Bag
By Alan Hess
Sep 14, 2015
Alan Hess, author of Mastering Nikon Speedlights: A Complete Guide to Small Flash Photography and the Creative Lighting System, shares examples of two portrait shoots. Where traditional lighting could have worked, Speedlights had more flexibility. In another situation, Speedlights were crucial to getting the right image when both time and subject had limitations.
The Brand Flip: An Interview with Marty Neumeier
By Peachpit Press, Marty Neumeier
Sep 14, 2015
In this interview with Marty Neumeier, author of The Brand Flip: Why customers now run companies and how to profit from it, Marty talks about brand tribes, the onlyness test, and his favorite brand disaster story.
Canon EOS Rebel T6s / T6i (760D / 750D): The Creative Zone
By Jeff Revell
Sep 10, 2015
The Creative zone is the name given by Canon to the shooting modes that offer you the greatest amount of control over your photography. If you want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control these modes, but why and when to adjust them so that you get the results you want. Jeff Revell shows you how in this excerpt from Canon EOS Rebel T6s / T6i (760D / 750D): From Snapshots to Great Shots.
Video: Lightroom CC Tips with RC Concepcion: Radial Filters
By Rafael Concepcion
Sep 9, 2015
RC Concepcion, author of The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition, shows you how to use radial filters in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC (2015 release) to take your images to the next level.
Mastering Nikon Speedlights: Product Photography Examples
By Alan Hess
Sep 7, 2015
You can create great product photos using the Nikon Speedlights. This chapter from Mastering Nikon Speedlights: A Complete Guide to Small Flash Photography and the Creative Lighting System shows what is possible, whether using a single flash or many. Alan Hess walks you through the gear you need, shows how to set up the shot, and even discusses suggested camera and flash settings.
Video: Lightroom CC Tips with RC Concepcion: Creating Panoramas and HDR
By Rafael Concepcion
Sep 2, 2015
RC Concepcion, author of The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition, shows you how to create HDRs and Panoramas in Lightroom CC (2015 release), focusing on how Adobe has added the Merge capability into the 2015 release -- a great addition to the program!
Portrait Lighting with Nikon Speedlights
By Alan Hess
Aug 31, 2015
In this chapter from Mastering Nikon Speedlights: A Complete Guide to Small Flash Photography and the Creative Lighting System, Alan Hess discusses lighting for photographing portraits of people, including classic lighting strategies, hard versus soft light comparisons, advice for using one and multiple lights, and, finally, approaches for taking environmental portraits where the location needs to be lit as well as the person.
6 Easily Overlooked Features in Photos for OS X
By Jeff Carlson
Aug 27, 2015
The new Photos for OS X application, which replaces iPhoto and Aperture on the Mac, contains many features that aren't initially apparent. Jeff Carlson, author of Photos for OS X and iOS: Take, Edit, and Share Photos in the Apple Photography Ecosystem, reveals six features that might seem hidden at first.
Video: Lightroom CC Tips with RC Concepcion: Smart Collections
By Rafael Concepcion
Aug 26, 2015
Smart Collections let you create collections in Lightroom based on specific criteria. In this video, RC Concepcion, author of The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition, talks to you about how to use Smart Collections inside of Lightroom to make your life a lot easier.
When Too Much Is Just Right: A Decade of Changes in LAB Color Technique
By Dan Margulis
Aug 25, 2015
In 2005, Dan Margulis revolutionized workflows with a best-selling survey of the uses of the LAB colorspace. Ten years later, a new edition of Photoshop LAB Color is out. In this article, Dan uses automation and common sense to improve on the most popular moves of the first edition.
The Brand Flip: Tangible ↻ Immaterial
By Marty Neumeier
Aug 24, 2015
In this excerpt from The Brand Flip: Why customers now run companies and how to profit from it, Marty Neumeier explains that industry is undergoing a massive migration from a material-based economy to a digital one. A product becomes a symbol and the symbol becomes the product, which can offer tremendous value as a building block in a customer's personal identity.
Introduction to iCloud Photo Library
By Jeff Carlson
Aug 20, 2015
iCloud Photo Library is Apple’s grand attempt at making all your photos and videos available on any device, at any time. Jeff Carlson shows you how to work with it in this chapter from Photos for OS X and iOS: Take, edit, and share photos in the Apple photography ecosystem.
Styling and Props in Food Photography
By Nicole S. Young
Aug 18, 2015
Nicole S. Young explains that creating an amazing-looking dish is an art, whether you eat it or photograph it, and you can do a lot of little things to enhance the look of the food and (ideally) make people salivate when they view your photographs.
Portraits With One Speedlite
By Syl Arena
Aug 17, 2015
In this chapter from Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites, 2nd Edition, Syl Arena will take you through many of the types of light you can create with a single Speedlite. Ultimately, it is your imagination and willingness to experiment that will be your guide.
The Headshot: My Lethal Combination
By Peter Hurley
Aug 13, 2015
In this chapter from The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits, Peter Hurley explains how capturing that combination of confidence and approachability is the key to a great headshot.
The Photographer's Pricing System: The Grand Reveal
By Alicia Caine
Aug 12, 2015
In this excerpt from The Photographer's Pricing System: Get paid what you're worth for portraits and weddings, Alicia Caine explains that by establishing your price points first and then tweaking the content of your collections, you gain greater flexibility to test what will sell best and what your clients will be the most drawn to, as well as on how to present it.
Processing Your Food Photography Images with Adobe Lightroom
By Nicole S. Young
Aug 10, 2015
In this chapter from Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, 2nd Edition, Nicole S. Young walks you through using the Develop module in Adobe Lightroom to get the most out of your food photos.
The Communications Abilities of Your Apple Watch
By Scott McNulty
Aug 6, 2015
This chapter from The Apple Watch Book: Master the most personal computer in your life covers the communication abilities of Apple Watch, including calling, texting, and using Digital Touch to reach your contacts. This section also covers how to set up and use Apple Pay on your watch, and more.
The Photographer's Pricing System: The Ideal Client and Your Marketplace
By Alicia Caine
Aug 5, 2015
In this chapter from The Photographer's Pricing System: Get paid what you're worth for portraits and weddings, Alicia Caine discusses designing your ideal-client avatar, the price point of affordability, prequalifying clients, pricing on your website, and the courage to turn away.
Why Logic Pro X Is the Right Choice for Professional Music Production
By David Nahmani
Aug 3, 2015
Whatever your workflow, and independently of the genre of music you’re producing, Logic Pro X provides you with a vast array of tools that facilitate the metamorphosis of your idea from that initial melody in your head to the complete resulting piece of music. David Nahmani lists all the reasons you should consider using Logic Pro X for Professional Music Production.

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