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A Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting and Merging Panoramas in Lightroom CC
Mar

A Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting and Merging Panoramas in Lightroom CC

Eric Reichbaum
In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how simple it is to shoot and edit a panoramic photo. If you’re unfamiliar with this method, the basic idea is that you shoot a group of photos from left to right, or right to left, and then stitch them together using software such as Lightroom or Photoshop to make one large, wide angle panoramic image. Today we’re going to look at how Lightroom makes stitching panoramas quick and easy. Let’s break this down into two simple steps:

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An Introduction to Retouching in Photoshop
Feb

An Introduction to Retouching in Photoshop

If you’re reading this, then you’re most likely an amateur photographer who is serious about taking the steps to educate yourself on photo editing. Maybe you’re making the gradual move to becoming a pro, or maybe you simply want to be able to take your photos from good to great. In this tutorial, I’ll show you a few simple ways to retouch images, remove objects, and repair imperfections. These methods will work on portraits of faces just as well as they will on interiors or landscapes. I’m using Photoshop CS6, but the newer CC and even some older versions will have many of the same features and functions.

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On Photography Books and How to Publish Your Own
Feb

On Photography Books and How to Publish Your Own

Of course I am not the first to stumble upon Jordan’s work, he has being featured in The New York Times, "In Jordan Matter’s Photos, Dancers Make All the World Their Stage," referring to his dancing photography book, ‘Dancers Among Us – A celebration of joy in the everyday.’ Also referred by Diane Sawyer, ABC World News as “Breathtaking photos to free your imagination.”

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How to Get Seen in the Photography Industry
Jan

How to Get Seen in the Photography Industry

It is exciting when creatives decide to take their hobby of photography and see if they can make it into a career. It is interesting though, how beginners and even those who have been in the industry for a while, may not realize how important marketing is.

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A Guide to Sharpening (But Not Over-Sharpening) Your Images in Photoshop- Part 2
Jan

A Guide to Sharpening (But Not Over-Sharpening) Your Images in Photoshop- Part 2

In part one of this series, we discussed various ways to tweak your images in Lightroom, to help make them appear sharper. I warned against over-sharpening, mentioned the importance of shooting RAW files instead of JPEGs, and what causes unsharp images.

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