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This tutorial will show you how to create a fun “pop-art” style photo. Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Lightroom Classic were used. (Older version of software will still work, but the screenshots may not match.)   Step 1: Take a photo against a solid color backdrop. To give the right effect, studio lighting is preferred. […]

Pop-Art Photo Tutorial

For Photographers

April 15, 2018

Since starting my business, I’ve been through a few different website platforms. True to my character, I’ve never been fully satisfied with any of them. I am a “tweaker” and always push myself to make something better, and I love having full control over my work and my business.   When I first made a […]

Why I Switched to Showit for my Website

For Photographers

January 14, 2018

Cameras: Canon 5D Mark III, Canon Rebel T2i Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L . Comparing noise in a properly exposed image from a full-frame camera to a crop sensor camera ISO 6400 is quite high and not typically used in most photographing applications, but you can see how the 5D Mark III handles high […]

Camera & Lens Experiments: Noise

For Photographers

December 31, 2017

Camera: Canon 5D Mark III Lenses: Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM   Comparing bokeh quality on the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L lens and the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens After conducting this experiment, I found that I prefer the look of the bokeh produced by the 50 L lens. […]

Camera & Lens Experiments: Bokeh Quality

For Photographers

December 30, 2017

ILLUSTRATING THE CROP FACTOR ON A CROP SENSOR CAMERA VS. A FULL-FRAME CAMERA When using a crop sensor camera such as the Rebel T2i, the crop factor forces the photographer to crop off a significant amount of the subject when photographing the subject from the same distance, OR to back up in order to get […]

Camera & Lens Experiments: Crop Factor

For Photographers

December 30, 2017

Tired of re-opening your logo file and placing it on your images every time you want to watermark? Here is a visual step-by-step guide on how to create a simple watermark brush in Photoshop.

Creating a Custom Watermark Brush in Photoshop

For Photographers

January 18, 2017

Second shooting is a GREAT way for a photographer to gain experience in wedding photography without the risks that a full-time wedding photographer must take on. A wedding photographer can also benefit greatly by hiring a second shooter. However, there seems to be much confusion among photographers about the role and rights of a second shooter. This article is meant to clarify a few things and hopefully educate photographers on the risks and benefits of using or working as a second shooter.

Second Shooting: What to Expect

For Photographers

September 21, 2016

When offering printed photos to your clients, you are offering a level of service that other photographers may not provide. But this comes with its own set of challenges and requirements, and possibly changes in how you shoot and edit your images.

Understanding Aspect Ratio

For Photographers

May 29, 2016