Cropping is one of the most basic photo edits. Use it to remove a picture’s distractions or adjust its composition. Take a look at how to do a photo crop.
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Pictures reminiscent of the works of old masters, or minimalist pictures with a lighter conception. Still lifes can be either of these. Both approaches share something in common—the basic rules you have to follow to get the best photos. So take a look at these 6 tips on photographing still lifes.
Sports photography is a fairly popular discipline, but it’s also demanding. It’s basically reportage in which you have to be able to deal with very fast motion. Meanwhile, each sport has its specifics. But there are still general recommendations you can apply when photographing practically any sport. Get to know them.
To truly know your way around your photos, you need to keep them organized. Keywords will help you with this. Use them to supplement your photos with information that you aren't able fit into their names. And make it easy to later find, for example, all the photos with your grandma or your uncle Joe.
When you’re taking pictures outdoors, sometimes you’ll run into a composition that’s great except for a few things that are in the way. Usually some signs of civilization. Electricity wires, trash, and other visual pollution are guaranteed to ruin the impression from an otherwise good photo. But with the right edits, you can solve this problem easily. Take a look at how to do this basic retouching.
Even when you’re shooting portraits outdoors, you can still have your light under control. You just have to take advantage of combined light—that is, artificial plus natural light. It’s generally ideal if you can keep the two light sources in balance. It’s best of all if your audience can’t even tell that you used both types of light.
We often associate a dark mood and almost horror-like edits with photos from abandoned urban places—urbex photos. But that doesn’t have to be a rule. The edits that you make to your urbex photos can also be entirely different.