What is Flash Duration and Why Does It Matter?
With the recent release of some fairly impressive flashes, there’s been a lot of talk about flash durations. I’ve also noticed a lot of misinformation which, at worst, could be misleading people. Read this to make sure you’re not being duped by the marketing hype.
Think Like A Cinematographer & Make Portrait Shoots A Breeze
The prospect of a professional shoot can be a daunting thing. This simple method will ensure that you can always keep on top of things, no matter how you’re feeling!
3 Ways To Remove Backgrounds In Photoshop
There is bound to come a time when an ability to create accurate masks around your subject and replacing a background will come in handy, Here’s 3 ways to do it.
Helicon Focus Review | Is This The Best Focus Stacking Software?
Focus Stacking is a simple technique. It’s easy to learn and easy to implement. The resulting photos, however, can be striking and unique. Read this review to find out if you need focus stacking software like Helicon Focus.
Down & Dirty Dodge And Burn Technique Using ‘Blend If’
Blend If is a highly undervalued tool in Photoshop. I use it on a daily basis for lots of different things and by the end of this article, you will too.
Career Advice From A Commercial Photographer | How To Survive
The advice contained in this article is the single most important thing for anyone wishing to start a career as a commercial photographer. So many photographers ignore this point and it’s a massive mistake.
What Are The Best Lenses For Product & Still Life Photography?
The choice of lenses available to us these days is massive. In this article, I’ll help guide you to selecting the best lens for your still life photography and recommend a few options to suit every budget.
What Are The Best Cameras For Still Life Photography? Options For All Budgets
Will it be a Phase One XF 100 or a Canon Rebel…that’s right you just saw those two cameras referenced in the same sentence. Check this out if you want to know what the best camera for still life photography is, the result may surprise you.
Using A Fish Tank To Create Unique Still Life Photography | How I Shot It
This extremely complex shot was accomplished using some essential techniques which all photographers and retouchers should know. In this article, you’ll learn about compositing, creative theory, and there’s a video on one of the best Photoshop techniques, Linked Smart Layers.
Linked Smart Objects | The Essential But Unknown Photoshop Technique
In this video from Max Bridge of Square Mountain, we’re taught about a relatively unheard of Photoshop technique called Linked Smart Objects. Given how few know of this technique it’s a surprisingly useful tool for any retoucher.
What Are The Best Lights For Still Life & Product Photography?
There are some very specific requirements that still life photographers have when selecting the best strobe. Find out what they are and hear my recommendations here.
Capture One Pro | Breaking Down The Astounding Color Editor Tool
There’s all the usual color adjustments you can make using the Color Editor in Capture One, and then there’s so much more. This useful tool has a couple hidden secrets that will be useful to all photographers.