Category: Photography Tutorial

Natural Bokeh in a Photo

Bokeh in a photograph is determined by the lens and aperature settings used to create the photograph.  To achieve bokeh, you need a fast lens with at least an aperature of f2.8, f2, f1.8, f1.2.  Prime lenses work great for bokeh. Shoot in Manual or Aperature Priority, wide open – meaning at your largest f…
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Kraft Azalea Park Outdoor Location for a Photo Session

  Kraft Azalea Park is a a great destination for an outdoor location photo session, but it is no secret! – It seems all the local photographers know about it. We went out on a Thursday at 4 pm hoping it wouldn’t be as crowded as a weekend.  There were several photographers out this day. One…
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Making Kitten Flowers Bloom …

Kitten Flowers – Kittens in Full Bloom was one of the most fun photo shoots that we have done. We got very crafty making kitten flowers blooms and designed the head pieces ourselves with craft store supplies: artificial flowers, syrofoam discs, scissors, exacto knife, and craft glue. We took photos as we created to give…
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Watermark Action Tutorial

Creating a watermark action for any image orientation and size. This is very important and better than any watermark action I have seen because it will place your watermark in the center with an automatic alignment feature. No matter what size your image is, the watermark will always be in the center. See image above. **Some…
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Using Backlight Photography

  Shooting a backlit scene can be more technically challenging. Backlight photography exposure can be tricky.  And as we all know, an important rule in photography “101” is to avoid shooting against the sun. If you do, you will usually end up with either completely over exposed photographs, or a dark and indefinite shadow. However, certain subjects,…
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