If anyone follows me on social media you may have seen my recent image which I created from Neostock stock model resources and some background stock. Well, I thought I would create a photoshop tutorial based on this image.[Read More…]
Slightly missing the focus on the eyes when shooting portraits – this has happened to me more times than I’d like to admit. But what if you photograph a client and they choose one of these slightly out-of-focus photos? In this quick tutorial from KelbyOne, Kristina Sherk will show you how to fix it in a few simple steps.
When increasing saturation in Photoshop, it happens that we get a little carried away and end up overdoing it. In this video, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect proposes an interesting method for increasing saturation, yet keeping the image natural-looking. It takes only a few seconds, and it does make a great result.
There are times when your photos can get an unnatural-looking color cast. You can fix it in post and fine tune it so it looks more natural. In this video from Adobe Creative Cloud, you’ll learn how to neutralize unwanted color cast in only a couple of clicks, in literally a few seconds.
Both black and white and color photography have their charm, but it takes some skill to master when and how to shoot or edit in black and white. In this video, Jamie Windsor shares nine quick and very useful tips for all of you who want to raise your black and white photography to a new level. These tips will help you brush-up your skills, and Jamie also shares plenty of example images to illustrate his points.
Camera User Settings are not something new, but if you’ve never used them before you can save a nice chunk of time moving between different setups. User Settings are a group of pre-configured groups of settings (C1, C2, C3 on Canons, U1, U2 on Nikons) that you can activate with a click of a dial.
Usually, those settings are found at the setting dial (the one with S, A, M, P) so you can move between them by rotating this dial. This configuration does two things for you: a) it saves time, as all relevant settings for a scenario are grouped together and b) it helps to make sure you are not missing any critical god-forsaken setting.
Videographer Aaron Tremblay shares how he sets his camera (A Canon 5Dmk4) to work with Camera User Settings. Similar settings can be done with Nikon’s by hitting the setup menu, and clicking on Save User Settings then selecting (A), (B).
If you are a creative going both video and photos and amassing a huge amount of data you may have considered both a dedicated storage and maybe a cloud service.
When I hooked up to B2, I already had about 2 Terabytes of data that I wanted to back up. Day to day operations should not be an issue, but getting that initial chunk of data up was something that needed consideration. I needed to get that data up there fast.
Sometimes, you want to use a shotgun microphone, but the angle is too wide, or the location demands that the microphone would be very close to the subject. So close that it gets in the shot. Videographer Griffin Hammond has a great tip on placing a shotgun mic very close to your subject, while not seeing it in the final frame. Think invisible shotgun mic.
The trick is to actually place the shotgun very close to the subject (i.e. in the frame) but making sure that nothing is moving behind or in front of it. Then masking the video “in post” with a piece of frame that does not have that microphone in it.