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November 2012

How To Correct Lens Distortions For True To Life Pictures

Lens correction is a tool in various photo editing software tools that majorly corrects lens induced distortions like vignetting, barrel distortion and chromatic aberration. Lets see what do these terms mean, why do these distortions occur and how we can fix or reduce them. Lens distortion occurs in every lens. There’s no lens which has… Read More

Mega Collection — 136 Lightroom Presets For Portraits

Here’s a mega collection of Lightroom presets for portraits. If you are looking forward to compile an album of wedding photographs or planning to showcase the family portraits, it is a great idea to add a “WOW” factor to your images with these quick and smart Lightroom presets. Want to add that vintage look or… Read More

Contre-Jour — 5 Simple Steps To Add Drama To Your Images

Contre-Jour is the French word which means ‘against daylight‘. It refers to the scenario when a photographer takes the shot of the subject placed right in front of the light source. Mostly photographers use daylight usually at morning or evening which allows them to naturally place the subject against the sun-light. The final images that… Read More

How To Add Sunflares And A Hazy Feel To Portrait Images

The luster and the unusual sheen of the sunflares can easily make you a fan of shooting in the sun with the lens flare effect. And your portfolio is pretty much incomplete if you haven’t used this “unusual” effect. Even though lens flare is a flaw, professional portrait photographers employ it creatively to sometimes add… Read More

Getting accurate and flattering skin tones is a challenge that every photographer faces; especially wedding & fashion photographers. It is quite tricky to control these subtle details while taking the shot, thus these finer details are better controlled during post-processing. Little bit of overexposure, blown out highlights and soft skin tones are some of the… Read More

20 Spellbinding Examples Of Portraits Shot Against The Sun

Have you tried shooting the portraits against the sun? Most of us simply drop this idea because shooting against the sun is quite tricky. However professionals embrace the beauty of this natural source of light in multiple ways; artistic lens flare being one of them. This creative lighting technique does a wonderful job in photographing… Read More

Are you looking forward to gain online clientele for your photography business. What better idea than having a photography portfolio website? Having a photography portfolio website not only multiplies your opportunities of gaining the clients, it opens up the chances for boosting e-commerce activities like selling your prints, products or allowing digital downloads as well… Read More

How Does The Camera’s Auto Focus Work?

Modern DSLRs have made our life much easier. Most of the manual tasks including a few post-processing effects are now achieved during the shoot itself. One such very important mechanism is auto focus. We see through viewfinder and press shutter release button, the camera automatically focuses on the very first object placed or moving in… Read More

Framing the shot in still photography is as important as composing the scene. While composition refers to the arrangement of visual elements to fill the photographic frame in an attractive manner, framing the shot means adding an element of interest to your images — the frame itself. Shooting through the window, doors, archways, spiral staircases… Read More