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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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On Sport Photography and Photographs of the Soul
Dec

On Sport Photography and Photographs of the Soul

Let's take a look into one photographer who specializes in sport photography and documentary photography. Jason K. Powers.

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Could the Traditional Art of Photography be Coming to an End?
Dec

Could the Traditional Art of Photography be Coming to an End?

It is interesting how technology changes the way how professionals create their business. For example, print books a few years ago was the only way to read and publish books. Now with technology of e-reading devices, not only are books accessible to read online (allowing the trees to stay in the ground), millions of new writers have now come onto the scene through self-publishing online and competing against published authors by publishing houses with price and sales.

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