Are You Image Driven or Subject Driven?
by Nikhil Bahl | November 3, 2015

Copyright Nikhil BahlWhen I began shooting RAW files, the processing tools available were somewhat rudimentary. I labored with the early Adobe Camera RAW converter to process my files (Lightroom didn’t exist then), but often felt I could not get the final images to look exactly the way I envisioned them. Part...

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The Rosette Nebula
by Chris White | March 16, 2015

Although I’m not an astrophotography expert, I recently posted this image under the landscapes image forum on NatureScapes.Net and was asked to describe how the image was created. As I sat down to write, I realized a little more depth on my experience would best convey how I stumbled through...

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Can an iPhone Make You a Better Photographer?
by Bret Edge | January 16, 2013

I’m a professional photographer and I have a confession to make: I use my iPhone camera more often than my 5D Mark II. It’s true! My iPhone is with me about 100% of the time, the 5DII not so much. It just isn’t practical to lug around a bulky, three pound camera everywhere I go...

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When Order Matters
by Tim Grey | November 21, 2012

Perhaps I’m biased, having “grown up” in a film photography world. Back then, more often then not sharing images meant putting slides into slide pages, with twenty images per page. And I actually spent time thinking about which order the images would be presented in and how the...

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

Do 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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Full Control in Photoshop: Layers & Masks
by Tim Grey | February 1, 2008

Photography is in large part about exercising control (or maybe that’s just the excuse I use because I happen to be such a control freak). Since the dawn of photography there has been an effort to control the light, the subject, the print, and all other factors that influence the final pho...

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The Economics of Digital Photo Sensors
by E.J. Peiker | September 1, 2006

Quite frequently, I see written on NatureScapes.Net and many other photography sites that Canon is ripping off the public with their full sensor cameras since they cost approximately double what a cropped sensor camera costs. Having worked in the semiconductor industry for over 23 years, over ha...

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Preparing for your Digital Portfolio Review
by Heather Forcier | January 1, 2006

Introduction by Juli Wilcox:

For five years, I co-coordinated portfolio reviews for the annual Summit of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA). During this event, editors, publishers, stock sales representatives and master photographers representing all photographic genre...

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