April 2021 archive

Seven photo activities you can do with the whole family

Mary Ellen Mark started using a Brownie Box camera at just nine years old. At thirteen, Francesca Woodman created her first self-portrait. Stanley Kubrick was the same age when his father gifted him with a Graflex. Edward Weston’s dad gave him his first camera, a Kodak Bulls-Eye No. 2, on his sixteenth birthday. Photography appeals …

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How To Remove a Background In Photoshop [For Beginners!]

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Getting Started With Lightroom Classic Ep03 Renaming – Lightroom Blog

The Indispensable Guide to Lightroom CC My latest book for Rocky Nook, looking at Lightroom CC/6 including all the new features. Available in both print and ebook forms. Penny H: A well written and very comprehensive guide that I thoroughly recommend. Stefan47: Even an experienced user will learn a few tips from this book. Piet …

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This Beautiful Little Bag Packs Big Comfort: Wandrd PRVKE Lite Review

Don’t let the size fool you — the Wandrd PRVKE Lite is actually capable of carrying quite a bit of mirrorless gear. The original Wandrd PRVKE generated a buzz in the photography community — and over $400,000 on Kickstarter. Now, the PRVKE is back — and it’s launching in a smaller size. Announced on April …

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25 Photoshop PSD Laptop Mockup Templates

When we think of website and software design, we still think of laptops. Yes, we’ve got all the handy gadgets. We never part with our smart phones; be they Android phones, or Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Still, when we want to do something seriously, we boot up that laptop and get to work. So if …

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How do you capture the Milky Way and airglow in a panorama? by John Wood – 360Cities – Panoramic Photography Blog

“Loud crashing waves and the immense loneliness of the place after midnight were dramatic.” First pick a place noted for dark skies – the Maine coast in the Northeastern United States in this case. Schoodic Point is in a national park with public access. Next pick an evening with a new moon, below the horizon, …

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Aperture, Depth of Field & Shutter Speed (4 Days to Sharper Photos)

Aperture, Depth of Field & Shutter Speed Day 2 of “4 Days to Sharper Photos” After reading the previous post in this series, hopefully you have spent some time learning a little more about your camera and how it focuses.  And hopefully you’ve realized that manual focus is NOT the key to sharper photos.   …

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CoffeeShop “William Morris” Fine Art Texture and Paper Set!

I wanted to thank all veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices for our country. Thank you for giving up so much to protect our country. Sorry I haven’t posted for a while, but we are going through some forced home renovations due to a small but powerful leak. I will post details …

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Photography Life 2021-2022 Workshop Announcements

I am very excited to announce Photography Life’s 2021 and 2022 Workshops! Without a doubt, this past year has been pretty rough for many of us. With all the lockdowns and closures in place, it was quite hard to do anything travel-related for our team, let alone run a photography workshop! Thankfully, the situation is …

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Remove White Background from Logos in Photoshop

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Are Moment lenses still worth it over today’s built-in stock smartphone lenses?

There was a time when third-party smartphone lenses were the go-to for smartphone filmmakers who wanted to take their footage to the next level. And when it comes to third-party smartphone lenses, the biggest name amongst them is undoubtedly Moment, which offers a range of lenses to use with smartphones offering more capabilities than your …

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