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Guest Post: Visualization In Photoshop

Guest Post: Visualization In Photoshop

Jan 2, 2012

The following in a guest post by Villian, from Villian Conception. You can also follow Villian on Twitter and Facebook – thanks for your guest article, Villian! Visualizing in Photoshop is a skill that very few learn, it is something that pros do daily.  You must see before you can reveal to your audience.  Visualization in Photoshop is the process of...

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Jordan Weeks

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Jordan Weeks

Dec 7, 2011

I’ve been really lucky this week, and have managed to bag an interview with Jordan Weeks, an incredibly talented sports photographer from the UK. Jordan has been commissioned for photography gigs all across Europe, and he caught my eye last week when I stumbled upon some of his brilliant surf photography – some examples of which are further in this...

The Winners Of Our ‘Proudest Photo’ Competition Are…

The Winners Of Our ‘Proudest Photo’ Competition Are…

Nov 15, 2011

Last month we ran our very first photo competition, asking you to show us your ‘proudest photo’, with your story of how you got the shot. We had lots of entries, and were really impressed with both the quality of the shots, and your accompanying tales – thanks so much to everyone who entered, or who ‘liked’ other people’s...

Join Us On Google Plus!

Join Us On Google Plus!

Nov 9, 2011

This is just a super quick post to say that we’re now on Google+, so why not head over to our page and add us to your...

How To Make Eyes Pop In Photoshop

How To Make Eyes Pop In Photoshop

Nov 6, 2011

It’s really, really easy to make eyes pop in Photoshop – it can literally take 10 seconds! There are lots of different ways of doing it, but this is the process that works best for me, and all it involves is a bit of use of the ‘Dodge’ tool. By the way, I did this post because someone actually contacted me and asked for it (thanks,...

How To Plan An Outdoor Shoot With The Perfect Light

How To Plan An Outdoor Shoot With The Perfect Light

Oct 13, 2011

The Photographer’s Ephemeris is a totally free desktop application (PC & MAC) that can help you plan an outdoor photoshoot to perfection. Well, I say perfection, but that may be a little bit of an exaggeration, as lots of things can happen on a shoot that are outside of this little programme’s control! But, that little point aside, The...

Win A Canvas Of Your Proudest Photo

Win A Canvas Of Your Proudest Photo

Oct 9, 2011

*** Please note this competition is now over, thank you everyone for your great entries! Full details of the winners will be announced soon *** It’s one thing taking a photo that you’re really happy with, but it’s another to be able to proudly display it on your wall – and that’s what we’re offering in our very first photo...

Digital Photography Exposed – DVD Review

Digital Photography Exposed – DVD Review

Sep 25, 2011

This is my first review of a digital photography tutorial DVD on LearningTheLight, as I’ve only ever reviewed photography books and gear before. It’s been really quite eye-opening for me to sit and watch a professional photographer talk about everything from depth of field and aperture, to composition and camera controls – I’ve found that...

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Marianne Taylor

Learn From The Experts: An Interview With Marianne Taylor

Sep 11, 2011

This week I’ve been lucky enough to interview the fantastic London wedding photographer, Marianne Taylor. Marianne specialises in creative, reportage wedding photography, and her shots instantly drew me in when I came across her website. I really love Marianne’s work, and also admire the way she handles such a busy schedule, but at the same time...

10 Awesome Music Videos Shot With A Canon 5D MK II

10 Awesome Music Videos Shot With A Canon 5D MK II

Sep 1, 2011

The Canon 5D MK II is a fantastic peice of kit: a brilliant camera for still photography, and pretty darn fantastic for videos too. Check out these music videos, all filmed with the...