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Plotagraph – Future of Photography or Fleeting Trend?

In Post-processing by Pete LaGregor6 Comments

What Is Plotagraph? Plotagraph is software that utilizes an animation technique that brings motion to still images. Many of you may be familiar with a related technique called a cinemagraph. A cinemagraph utilizes a video clip and freezes a portion of the video while allowing other parts of the video to play forward. This gives …

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How I Produced a Major Kickstarter Campaign

In Marketing/Business, Portrait by Erica KayLeave a Comment

Many of you know me as Erica, Portrait Session podcast host and wedding photographer. But here lately, I’ve been venturing into new, uncharted territory (uncharted for me, at least). This territory is the world of large-scale production management and direction. As my studio transitions away from the retail portrait sphere and toward marketing productions and …

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How to Create a Timelapse Video in Photoshop CC

In Post-processing by Rusty Parkhurst13 Comments

Vorticity (4K) from Mike Olbinski on Vimeo. Creating time-lapse videos may seem like a daunting task.  You may think that it requires complex workflow and complicated software.  The truth is, time-lapse videos can be rather easy to create.  In just a few short steps you can get some pretty impressive results.  If you have a …

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In Post-processing by Brian Pex1 Comment

Adobe Photoshop is an extremely powerful and advanced image editing and manipulation application. At the heart of Photoshop is the ability to make adjustments, complete changes (adding or taking away elements in an image), and create the image that we envision from the start. In this article I will try to explain how some of …

Why the Buzz About HDSLR Video?

In Gear by Jim Harmer6 Comments

Like DSLR video or not, it is all the buzz in the photography industry today.  In fact, I’m writing a new eBook on DSLR video.  No matter how you feel about it personally, I thought it would be useful for beginning videographers to understand what all the buzz is about.  Personal home video cameras have …

HDR Photography Tips [Video]

In Landscape/Nature, Post-processing by Jim Harmer3 Comments

Join me, Jim Harmer, on an HDR landscape photography shoot at the beach in Florida.  Unfortunately, I accidentally deleted the audio from my microphone, so I had to use the windy audio from the camera’s on-board mic.  Woops! In this video, I teach some compositional tricks for landscape photographers and go through an in-depth tutorial …