Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
Are you a family photographer or a wedding photographer? You have to find out what you love to take pictures of the most and go with it. Some photographers take pictures for money. Yes, you want money, but it has to be about passion, too. You have to enjoy what you are doing, otherwise people are going to notice. When you find your passion, you will have fun in your job and this is exactly what you want.
Photographers have mixed opinions on whether or not you should watermark your photos. Some think they can help protect your images from digital theft, while others think they are a distraction to the image itself. Of course, it all boils down to personal opinion.
Photographers used the wet plate collodion process about 150 years ago to capture images. Mathew Brady, one photographer whose work revolved around the Civil War, made the process his own. He painstakingly documented various moments of the war using this method.
It is extremely important to know keyboard shortcuts for the most often used tools in Photoshop. Nace explains, “If you want to get fast at Photoshop the keyboard shortcuts are really the way to go. They allow you to work very, very fast.”
When you’re a photographer, it’s only a matter of time before friends and acquaintances start asking you to do them favors—favors like photographing their weddings. And it’s tempting. You’re a good friend. You like taking pictures. And it’s just a few hours of work, right? Wrong.
There is no doubt that the iPhone revolutionized mobile phones but in a less but still significant way it is also revolutionizing photography. In this segment we learn four useful tips that can help you get better photos from your iPhone.
It’s often been said that photography is one of the most difficult and demanding pastimes to master, but many people relate that to learning more about the technical aspects of photography and light. There is much more to photography than just getting the exposure right, and it’s about composing your shots to give the viewer a better visual experience.
Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) is an excellent—yet surprisingly overlooked—feature on most DSLR cameras. Few people know about it and even fewer actually use it. In this video, Mark Wallace explains the nuances of auto exposure bracketing.
Count dynamic range as one of those photography terms that you hear thrown around quite often, but you’ve probably never really understood what it meant. You can look at dynamic range in a couple of different ways.
Presets provide a way to instantly apply specific processing settings to any photo you like. Once you add these presets to the panel in the Develop module, they remain there until you delete them. They also appear in the list of Develop settings that you can select it when you import photos.
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