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5 fun and innovative smartphone photography tools - AGBeat

5 fun and innovative smartphone photography tools - AGBeat | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
Photojojo offers five incredibly innovative iOS smartphone photography tools to make getting professional-quality photography results simple.
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Tools to bring forth innovative ways that can transform your iPad and iPad Mini's into a video rig. Or even the Phantom Drone maybe the next big tool you'd like to become apart of within the photography world.

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How to Color Calibrate Your Monitor for Photo Editing -

How to Color Calibrate Your Monitor for Photo Editing - | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
Calibrating your computer monitor for photo editing is essential to get proper colors for printing your photos or showing on the web. The first thing you'll need is a color calibration device.
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Getting the exact color correction is highly important. No one wants to print out an image and it comes out darker or too light for one's appeal.

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A Guide To Black and White Portraits @ Weeder

A Guide To Black and White Portraits @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.”

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Should you shoot in color and then change them over to black and white. Or just shoot in black and white? Here are some questions that have some answers to your guide back, to black and white portraits.

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Culling Photos: Five Tips to Choose Your Best Images @ Weeder

Culling Photos: Five Tips to Choose Your Best Images @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Include too few photos and your clients feel gypped and they scoot out the door with the bare minimum purchase. Include too many photos and your clients are so overwhelmed they’re incapable of discerning the images they love from the images they like in order to complete a purchase. Either way, you’re ending up not earning as much as you should.

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Like its been stated, culling can be a tough decision. We want to keep all of our images, but that is just not the case. Knowing when to hit the x button and keeping the ones that really pop.

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No Paris? No Problem! Using a Backdrop and Shallow DOF to Fake a Location Shoot

No Paris? No Problem! Using a Backdrop and Shallow DOF to Fake a Location Shoot | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
The photograph above seems fairly straight forward: pretty model photographed in Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background. But that’s not actually the case at all. The photograph was actually taken in a basement in Ohio.
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An idea for the photographers that can't jet-set to their beloved destination. There is a website you can use to use images as backgrounds, to bring more to your photography.

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What is Chromatic aberration in photography and how to fix it

What is Chromatic aberration in photography and how to fix it | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
Chromatic aberration is also referred to as fringing around high contrast edges in your photography. It does cause poorer image quality, but can be fixed.
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You may not even know you have aberration, but once you want a close up of your photograph, the color and detail become soft and blur together.

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Tutorial Shows How to Correct Skin Tones, Colorize Shadows and Add Light Effects

Tutorial Shows How to Correct Skin Tones, Colorize Shadows and Add Light Effects | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

When it comes to nailing the white-balance in a photo, it's rarely an easy task, especially with portraits. It becomes even more arduous when you're trying to stylize the image a certain way, since you might not want the same tones and color balance in your skin tones as you do in the rest of your image.


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Phlearn shows how those pesky skin hue challenges, doesn't have to be a challenge at all. Especially if you shoot outside, that throws off white balance and the skin tone of your subject. Learning ow to correct those terms will give you the upper hand.

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A Simple And Clever Way To Remove The Bags Under The Eyes With Photoshop @ Weeder

A Simple And Clever Way To Remove The Bags Under The Eyes With Photoshop @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Dani Diamond of Fstoppers recently shared a pretty quick and clever way to removing those dark patches you have under the eyes of your subjects.

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Clever, clever...at least when it comes to Dani Diamond who has the quick skills to erase those dark circles under anyone's eyes. Sometimes lighting, makeup and other tricks just won't cut it.

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Photoshop shortcuts: 14 ways to work more efficiently (free cheat sheet) @ Weeder

Photoshop shortcuts: 14 ways to work more efficiently (free cheat sheet) @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Want to dramatically speed up your photo editing time? Try these 14 Photoshop shortcuts for the keyboard that will massively improve your speed and efficiency.

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Shortcuts that will save you time, get you back out taking photographs and it will have your clients happy. Or if you just do photography as a hobby and can't be bothered with the tedious  time consuming workflow that tends to happen. Please take a look at this cheat sheet.

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How To Create a Grainy B&W High Fashion Photo Effect

How To Create a Grainy B&W High Fashion Photo Effect | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to play around with various image adjustments to recreate the emotive style of high fashion black and white photography. Typically these photographs feature many of the characteristics of old school 35mm film, such as heavy film grain and low contrast. Follow this step by step guide to quickly transform your own photos into artistic black and white pieces of art.

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To gain the grainy effect for your black and white high fashion image. Did you know that the key was the low contrast control. This article will demonstrate the characteristic you want from your portraits.

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Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper - The Phoblographer

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper - The Phoblographer | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

The answer to how Chris Gampat gets his image so sharp starts with the creation in the camera. For starters, it begins with calibrated display and using Adobe Lightroom 5.

Something that I harp on in lens sharpness tests is the need for the use of a flash to create speclar highlights-which are little extra details that come out when a strong light soruce is added.

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Sharpening your images doesn't mean using sharpening masks. Chris Gampat has a style that may help you to create that effortless sharp appeal. It'll mean looking at your lens sharpness and the use of your flash.

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Long Exposure Photography - Anthony Morganti

Long Exposure Photography - Anthony Morganti | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
by Christian Høiberg Long Exposure Photography is a photographic style that has grown to be extremely popular during the last years. This style uses a longer shutter speed to capture, blur or obscure moving elements.
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