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  • Still Life
    How to Photograph Artifacts and Antique ObjectsBen lucas treasure preview
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    How to photograph artifacts and antique objects in two ways: clean and simple, plus dramatic and artful.Read More…
  • News
    New Course: Intermediate Flash PhotographyFlash
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    In our latest Photography course, you’ll learn how to use multiple flashes in your images and take beautiful images in all kinds of conditions.Read More…
  • Lighting
    How to Bounce On-Camera Flash for Better Portraits Bounce flash
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    On Camera flash isn't ideal, but sometimes you just have to make do with the flash you have. Here are some tips to help bounce your on-camera flash for better portraits in a pinch.Read More…
  • Lighting
    3 Natural Portraits With Window Light400px
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    Photographing portraits with available light has many advantages. In this tutorial, we'll explore one of the best ways to photograph with available light: using sunlight filtered through windows. Read More…
  • Portrait
    6 Creative Ways to Shoot Portraits in a Tunnel6 ways tunnel
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    Tunnels are great landscape features with a lot of photographic potential. In this tutorial, you'll learn different ways to take advantage of this setting for your next portrait shoot.Read More…
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    Shooting Portraits in Bright SunlightEd400px
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    Warm summer days, deep blue skies, the sun's blinding rays pounding down like a blazing hot hammer on an anvil. Without help, the light in the middle of the day is simply not flattering for shooting most subjects: it creates dark pockets of shadows in the eye sockets and the light can be very contrasty and hard to control. In this tutorial we present some practical solutions for shooting portraits in bright sunlight.Read More…
  • Shooting
    Quick Tip: How to Take Great Portrait Photos at Night6417 final pre
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    Through my career as a photographer, I've been to many strange places at even stranger hours of the night—or should I say morning? In this tutorial, I'm going to give you some tips on how to make the most of the witching hour and take beautiful nighttime portraits. 

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  • Lighting
    Creating Imagery for a Cookbook LayoutFood recipe preview
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    In this tutorial, I'll be showing you how to combine photography with a little creative planning and simple storytelling, in order to create a visually appealing recipe.Read More…
  • Shooting
    How to Rock Your High-Energy Senior ShootsBenlucas energy 03 pre
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    Do you remember high school? How did you act around adults? Were you confident in how you looked and dressed? If you can think back to that time in your life, you may begin realize why shooting senior portraits is a challenge.Read More…
  • Lighting
    Creating a Magic Photo with a Magician and Playing CardsBen lucas magician 18 prenew
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    In this tutorial, I'm going to show you to create the seemingly impossible. I jammed as much chaos as possible into a single photo to create a visual feat fit for a magician. We'll look at the decision making process, the lighting, and the retouching that went into creating a final image.Read More…
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    Create a Surreal Miniature Portrait: The ShootNewpre natc
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    In this tutorial, you will be learning how to create a surrealistic portrait with extreme proportions. I'll run you through how to setup and capture the images you need to create this kind of photo, so you can then apply this knowledge for your own creations!Read More…
  • Lighting
    Making Photos That Look Like They Were Shot at NightShootnightday ck tut fin pre
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    Creating a photo that looks like it was shot at night can be difficult. In this tutorial, we’re going to take a look a creating some images that appear as they were made at night, but were actually shot outside during the day. The principles you learn here can be applied in the studio or even when shooting outside at night to make a more convincing, but still well lit, image.Read More…
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