Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

Shooting the Bike – Intro to Product Photography

Shooting the Bike - Intro to Product Photography

Its amazing what you can do with some simple household items in the photography world. Product photography is a great avenue to explore the usefulness of these items. With product photography, you subject matter can be set up in a controlled environment; the ideal place to try out new lighting techniques and gear.

On-Axis Fill Flash

On-Axis Fill Flash

This week we’ll be taking a look at a little lighting technique for opening up harsh shadows in portraiture. Directional light (like off camera flash) is almost always more visually interesting but can often create a problem of very dark areas on your subject’s face. This may be desirable in some situations but usually you will want to bring some detail back into those areas.

Introduction to Actions (Part 2)

Welcome to part two of our introductory look into Photoshop actions. Last time we covered the basics of what an action is, how to run one, and how to make one. Today we’ll start with a look at a few more features within the Actions Palette in Photoshop.

Introduction to Actions (Part One)

Ever wish you could record a set of Photoshop commands and repeat them at a later time? Welcome to the world of Photoshop actions. So what is an action?

An action is a recorded set of image editing commands that can be performed at a later time without having to re-enter each change manually. Actions can provide a handy way for editors to speed up commonly used tasks and are compatible with the Batch function in Photoshop (allowing you to automatically apply commands to hundreds of images with only a few keystrokes).

Tutorial: Creating the shot.

Brief article talking about what went into the creation of a studio lighting photo using small hot-shoe flashes.

Tutorial: Shooting Smoke

Tutorial on how to shoot incense smoke. Gear and technique are discussed.