High Dynamic Range Options
by Tim Grey | May 31, 2012

© Tim GreyEvery now and then it seems that a particular issue in photography becomes especially popular, and I start to get a relatively large number of queries on that topic to be addressed in my daily Ask Tim Grey eNewsletter. Recently, the subject of high dynamic range (HDR) imaging became the focus...

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Get Creative with Textures
by Deborah Sandidge | April 23, 2012

© Deborah SandidgeDo you want to create a fine art look with your photograph by simply applying a texture? A texture layer addition can increase the depth, dimension, and drama of a photograph. It is one of the easiest ways to create a more expressive image. A texture layer can be anything you wish, from painterl...

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Night Photography
by Roman Kurywczak | January 18, 2012

© Roman KurywczakI have been fascinated by the night sky since I was a child. Living in New Jersey, I really wasn’t able to see that many stars because of all the light pollution. My parents had a place in the Catskills, and I spent my childhood summers there with my brothers and extended family. That is w...

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Mask Magic
by Tim Grey | December 22, 2011

© Tim GreyLayer masks are an incredibly powerful feature in Photoshop, enabling you to apply targeted adjustments and create impressive composite images. However, at times you may find yourself frustrated by a layer mask that just won’t come together to produce a good result.

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Rainforest Macro Photography
by Greg Basco | November 1, 2011

© Greg BascoMacro photography, defined loosely, is the photography of small things. In temperate zones, where habitats tend to be more open and blessed with nice morning and afternoon light, macro photographers often use tripods, small apertures, and natural light. This approach can produce wonderful images...

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Finding Character Through Your Macro Lens
by Mike Moats | September 3, 2011

© Mike MoatsIf you have ever had a chance to see a performance by the singer Lady Gaga, you would be amazed by some of the elaborate costumes she wears in concert. It is part of her shock and awe style that she brings to the stage. I have heard many comments by those who have seen her perform, and the com...

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iPhoneography: Is it here to stay?
by Fabiola Forns | June 10, 2011

© Fabiola FornsWith the major improvements made to iPhone cameras and the development of thousands of editing Apps, iPhoneography has started to gather a lot of fans. iPhones act as light, practical cameras that are always in your pocket.

Although you can edit your iPhone pictures using computer software, th...

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Fisheye Lens Landscapes
by Darren Huski | May 16, 2011

© Darren HuskiWide angle lenses are a staple of landscape photography. The wide angle zoom seems to be the modern standard in everyone’s camera bag. Often, when a grand landscape presents itself, the wide zoom is the first and sometimes only lens that gets used. It seems that “go wide and include...

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