Retouching is a balancing act and an art. While you want to correct facial imperfections and blemishes, you also want to retain skin texture and maintain a realistic image. This presentation by Lindsay Adler will introduce you to the basic tools, techniques and programs used to retouch portrait and beauty images.
For many of us, our first foray into photography involved black and white film. It was readily available, and cheaper to process than color. Also, you could easily set up a home darkroom to process black and white film and prints. Color processing wasn’t for the average home user, due to its complex requirements for temperature control and chemicals.
The Fujifilm F80 EXR is a travel zoom camera with 10X zoom, 12MP and Super CCD EXR sensor capable of 12,800 ISO. The F80 EXR also offers a 3" high-contrast LCD monitor, HD video with 720p resolution, and face detection that optimizes exposure and focus for faces—of cats and dogs as well as people!
Tomorrow, Friday August 27, Jasmine Star is shooting a LIVE wedding as part of a groundbreaking worldwide 5-day wedding photography course hosted at creativeLIVE. In this 45-minute video, Jasmine gives us a walk through on how she approaches the day of a wedding. Tune in for this free photography workshop supported by B&H.
I shot my first wedding in October 2006. Back then, I simply hoped for the best. Hoped the wedding wasn't delayed, hoped the family members remained nearby for formal pictures and hoped I received a timeline for the day in advance. I'll never forget the terror of standing outside—in a garden—after my first wedding on a pitch-black night for the family formal pictures.
In this ProPhotoInsights Snapshot video, we are going to take you to a location in the beaufiful Southwest of England, called Greylake Sluice. Here at our location we explain what we are hoping to capture from the location, and give you a brief tour around.
The very best way to improve as a photographer does not involve any particular piece of gear or course of study, nor does it involve apprenticing yourself to a master photographer. Impoverishing yourself by working on nothing but photography as something of a photographic "monk" will not do it, either. While all of these things may improve your photography, the best way is much simpler, yet for many photographers it seems much harder.
It all began in the back seat of my grandparents’ car when I was seven years old. While riding with my entourage of stuffed animals, I became inspired to use my very first camera, a hot pink Kodak 110 Instamatic. During the short duration of the trip, I used an entire roll of film to photograph my furry friends.