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Adobe Files Suit Against Forever 21 For Piracy - Autodesk & Corel Become Co-Plaintiffs

Photoshop and Adobe products have been pirated by users for years, which is bad enough, but when a multi-billion dollar company allegedly does it, what does that mean?
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Nigel Barker On Retouch | A Fashion Photography Icon Speaks Honestly About The Controversy

Retouching is something photographers at all levels debate and wrestle with. Nigel Barker shoots the most beautiful women on the planet and has this to say - I half agree. Do you?
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How To Define Your Studio Policies {And Why You Should Stick To Them!}

Should you change your contract? Offer discounts? Here are my tips for defining your studio policies and why you should stick to them.
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Does Photoshop Retouching Harm Our Body Image? - Opinion Article

As a portrait photographer, I sometimes ponder one of the biggest photo-related discussions of our time, one that sees participation from professionals, hobbyists, and...
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Sports Illustrated Laid Off Remaining 6 Staff Photographers | Surprised? You Shouldn't Be

Everyone seems so shocked Sport Illustrated cleaned house of its staff photographers. Why? I'm surprised it didn't happen sooner
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Switching Gears: How To Sell All Your Used Camera Gear {And Buy A Whole New Kit}

There are many options when it comes to selling your gear. Here are a few and some tips for when it comes time to say goodbye...
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3 Keys To Achieve Consistency In Your Images

Achieving consistency in your work, which is an important piece to finding your style, all starts with the basics.
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Wedding Photographers: It's Time To Start Charging What You're Worth

Wedding photographers, it's time you start charging what you’re really worth. My insight into why you're worth more than you're probably charging your clients.
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Surprise Fees: How To Get Your Wedding Business Attacked on Public TV

Wedding photography rarely makes the news for bad reasons, thankfully, but when it does, it's usually moderately embarrassing to me as a full-time professional, personally....
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Who Pays Photographers? | Downward Trend For Freelancers?

Where photographers go to share their experiences with clients from all around the world, industry, good and bad.
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Words of Wisdom from The Cinematographers of Our Time - Light And Shadow

The technical aspects of cinematography can be learned by anyone, but to capture an emotion and move the audience is what real cinematographers are about.
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Banding Together, Charging Ahead | My Mystic Seminars Experience

I am almost at a loss for words regarding the experience that was Mystic Seminars 2015 in Portland. I really had no idea what to expect from this heading into the week (which...
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