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Getting started with Photoshop: the work area

November 6, 2009 by  
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The work area con vary depending on the Photoshop version that you have, but once you get familiar with it, you will be able to move around comfortably. The idea with these tutorials is to make every step easy to understand, and to answer your questions and offer new ways to improve your images. The […]

Composing an image using depth of field

October 18, 2009 by  
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The depth of field is one of the main tools that the camera provides to help us to compose an image. We should see the depth of field like the brush the painter uses in his canvas or the violin the musician plays to perform his music. The depth of field allow us to compose, […]

How to photograph through glass

October 17, 2009 by  
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Photographing  through glass is not an easy task, I could say it is almost impossible to get a perfect picture. We can see that many people want to photograph through museum and aquarium windows, but they usually get very poor results. When the inside of the window is darker than the outside, the glass will […]

Photographing architecture after sunset

October 16, 2009 by  
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There is a magic hour, just after sunset, where we can take amazing pictures if we have a steady tripod and a good dose of patience. This is the perfect time to combine natural and artificial light to photograph landscape and architecture. Since we are going to be photographing in low light conditions, we need […]

Nature ice sculptures

May 16, 2009 by  
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Nature can create amazing ice sculptures. Winter is a great time to photograph because the landscape is changing all the time, the water, the ice and the snow build incredible forms. Just a small drop of water can start a stalactite. The ice that cover rivers and lakes melts with the sun during the day […]

How to photograph aquatic birds

May 14, 2009 by  
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Just a small tilt of the head, the wind blowing up the feathers or catching the bird with its pray in the beak, can make a difference between a regular photograph and an amazing image

How to photograph vegetables

May 5, 2009 by  
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We must always use one main source of light. Our natural vision is regulated by the sun, and any image that denotes multiple lights and shadows is going to feel artificial.

How to photograph birds in the zoo

April 29, 2009 by  
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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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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.

How to photograph while moving the camera

April 28, 2009 by  
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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 […]

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