Friday, November 24, 2017

How to photograph birds in the zoo

April 29, 2009 by  
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How to photograph birds in the zoo
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The zoo is a great place to start with, and we can concentrate in taking the pictures, not in finding and waiting for the birds.

How to photograph insects

April 29, 2009 by  
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How to photograph insects
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Photographing insects is like traveling to a miniature world. It brings us the possibility to see what we can’t see in our daily life.

Photoshop: how to fix a missing part of a picture

April 28, 2009 by  
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Photoshop: how to fix a missing part of a picture
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As soon as I got home, I opened my pictures in Photoshop and I discovered that the mantis was missing an eye, and I decided to fix it.

How to photograph while moving the camera

April 28, 2009 by  
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How to photograph while moving the camera
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When we  photograph we usually want sharp and well focus images, but sometimes moving the camera while we press the shutter release in a very low speed can give as very interesting images. This is a traditional photograph of the Brooklyn bridge taken in New York City from Sea Port. It was freezing that night [...]

How nature combines colors

April 25, 2009 by  
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How nature combines colors
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Combining colors and choosing a color scheme is not easy, but nature has been mixing colors for millions of years. We can use its wisdom to apply it in our daily life. Choosing and mixing colors for our homes, our clothes, a website or a promo piece, can be easier if we look at Mother [...]

How to photograph roses

April 25, 2009 by  
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How to photograph roses
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The big secret when photographing roses is to keep the image as simple as possible. They are beautiful subjects in themselves and they just need a delicate and balanced light and a clean background.

How to photograph inside churches

April 24, 2009 by  
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How to photograph inside churches
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Churches are beautiful places regardless of  the religion they follow or the date they were constructed. All of them have been built as places to honor God and were erected as spaces were our soul should rejoice with beauty. In many of them, the lighting was meticulously studied to inspire us about God’s grandiosity and [...]

How to work with transparencies in Photoshop

April 24, 2009 by  
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How to work with transparencies in Photoshop
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Transparency in Photoshop is an effect applied to an object or a layer which allows items beneath it to show through. One way to achieve this is to lower the opacity of the layer we want to make transparent. In the following example we are going to work with 2 different layers and 1 photograph. [...]

What is the diaphragm in the camera?

April 24, 2009 by  
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What is the diaphragm in the camera?
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The diaphragm in the camera works in the same way that our eye. It opens and closes depending on the amount of ambient light. In our eyes this mechanism is automatic and we don’t even realize it is there. Our eyes adapt quickly to new lighting conditions unless this change is dramatic and sudden. If [...]