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How to Blend Speedlight Exposures for Water Splash Ad Photos

Here’s an informative 18-minute tutorial by photographer Dustin Dolby of workphlo that teaches how to blend speedlight exposures for water splash product photos. Dolby is shooting a pair of advertising posters. First off, Dolby shoots an ambient light shot of a soap bottle without using any flashes. Then, he shoots an entirely ...

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8 Ideas for Funny Portrait Photos

If you’re looking for a wacky idea for portrait photos, check out this 4.5-minute video by COOPH. It’s a collection of 8 wacky things you can do with things that you can mostly find around a home. Here’s a quick overview of the 8 ideas and an example photo for ...

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How to Brighten Portraits in Photoshop in Just 2 Minutes

There are different techniques you can use in Photoshop to brighten up a dark and dull portrait. This 4-minute tutorial by PHLEARN shows a 2-minute technique that avoids desaturated, unnatural skin tones. The technique centers around the Shadows and Highlights tool in Photoshop’s Image->Adjustments menu. Using the Amount, Tone, and ...

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How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part with these tips on capturing them with a wide-angle lens. “Reach the Beech” – A glistening beech tree bathed in verdant sunlight. These are some ...

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