Surely you’ve run into this before: you’re in a place that you want to show off through some great photos, but the weather is against you. There’s a dull gray sky with no room for creativity. You have a subject that’s interesting, but the rest is boring. In most cases you can make use of tone mapping, gradient filters and the like, but there are also cases where there’s no adjustment that can make the sky look good, and yet something does have to be done with it. There is one last resort—replacing the sky.
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Photo colorization breathes new life into old black and white images. You can use the process not only to restore old family photos but also to add some magic to digital ones. Learn how to do realistic colorization of black and white images in Zoner Photo Studio X.
Every light source has its own temperature. There’s a big difference between the sun and an incandescent bulb. The human eye and brain can join forces to convince us that whites are white under every light, but a camera needs to be told. How?
In today’s digital age of social media, visual presentation is critical. This especially rings true in the job market where a professional-looking headshot can help you snag an interview or new clients. In this article, you’ll learn how to take a good business headshot, what props to incorporate, how to choose and coordinate your subjects’ wardrobe, and what to steer clear of. Let’s take a professional headshot that will help your subject sell themselves in the job market.
Noise is common in photos. To some extent it can serve as a creative tool, but most of the time it’s a nuisance. It usually appears when you shoot in bad lighting conditions while using a high ISO. But you can remove it using computer editing. Let’s take a look at how to do that.
Mist filters are special effect filters that soften an image, creating dreamy and misty photos. Modern lenses are so good at times that the photos they produce can be boring. Why not enhance them a bit by adding a filter that adds the character of a vintage lens?
Halloween is one of the most photo-worthy holidays out there! Costumes, a spooky atmosphere, fall colors, and more let your imagination run wild. Halloween can be fun for adults and kids alike. It is the perfect reason to do a family photoshoot and you can even involve your pets!
You may have already noticed that in some of your pictures the sun looks like a star. This can be a stylish, sought-after effect. You also may have noticed that at other times, sunstars don’t appear in your photos. On another day, you might get a sun star with a different shape or length of its rays. There are several factors at play that affect how sunstars are made. Read how to create sunstars when shooting against the sun and other light sources.
In photography, sharpness is everything. Blurry photos generally don’t belong anywhere but the trash. But sometimes you’ll take a photo that’s great except for some blurriness. It’s no wonder, since even things like lens quirks can get in the way of sharpness. And meanwhile, if the blurriness isn’t too bad, then sharpening on your computer can save the picture.