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Advanced Photography Techniques

Photo pros rely on our magazine to cover the most advanced digital photography techniques in-depth.  From color calibration to file formats and everything in between, you can count on the technique advice from our digital photo experts.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Dividing The Frame

Go beyond the Rule of Thirds to create dynamic compositions with layers of depth and elements of interest

Dividing The FrameThe four most important lines of any image are the ones that are often least recognized consciously: the frame itself.   Read More...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Old School For The New School

An analog wet-plate processing primer for digital photographers

Old School For The New SchoolIn the age of Instagram, it's not too surprising to find a growing movement of photographers looking for a more meditative approach to image-making.  Read More...

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

DNG File Format & DNG Converter

In this excerpt from his book, digital master photographer and Photoshop Alpha-tester Jeff Schewe demystifies the DNG format for today and for the future

DNG  File Format & DNG ConverterGiven the very real problem of the rapid proliferation of proprietary and undocumented raw file formats, Adobe (read: Thomas Knoll) decided to do something about that.   Read More...

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Cover Shot: Learning To Relax

Markus Klinko and Indrani continue to broaden their horizons while returning to what matters the most: the image

Cover Shot: Learning To RelaxMarkus Klinko and Indrani have created absolutely iconic portraiture of everyone from Beyoncé to Lindsay Lohan to Lady Gaga.   Read More...

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

How To Go Big

Get more resolution from your camera with these three key techniques: Upsample, Stack, Stitch

How To Go BigThere are several ways to get more resolution out of your camera.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

iPhone Photojournalism

Michael Christopher Brown uses an unlikely device to create iconic news photos that wouldn’t be possible with a DSLR

iPhone PhotojournalismWhen journalists use mobile phone cameras, it's usually for one of two reasons: They're either writers with no other options or photographers exploring a gimmick.  Read More...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Take More Control Over Highlights & Shadows

Use new controls in Lightroom 4 and Adobe Camera Raw 7 to fine-tune the yin and yang of your photographs

Take More Control Over Highlights & ShadowsJust when you're becoming comfortable with image controls in your editor of choice, an update comes along and changes everything, so I sympathize that it sometimes feels like you're aiming at a moving target.  Read More...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Extending Format

These techniques are for much more than panoramas

Extending FormatNo one needs to learn to "think outside the box" more than photographers.  Read More...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Manage The Blur

How to use shutter angles for creative control in your motion-capture work

Manage The BlurThe advent of digital cinematography has opened up new creative possibilities for how motion is captured.   Read More...

 

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