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Sponsored Tip: Developing A Personal Style: Motifs

I'm also a devotee of the medium; I am constantly looking at photos old and new...
By Brian Dilg, Courtesy Of New York Film Academy Photography School
This tip article by Brian Dilg comes to us courtesy of New York Film Academy Photography School, where he serves as the Chair of the New York Film Academy Photography Conservatory. Dilg is an internationally published and collected photographer and award-winning filmmaker with over 20 years of professional teaching experience…

An Alternative To The Light Tent

As a studio photographer I have a bit of a confession to make: I don’t love light tents.
By William Sawalich
As a studio photographer I have a bit of a confession to make: I don't love light tents. You know what light tents are, right? They're those boxes of translucent diffusion designed for photographing tabletop items. Don't get me wrong: I know tents have their place. It's just that some…

Flatter Faces With The Right Portrait Choices

Making the right portrait choices is discussed.
By William Sawalich
I've been working with prolific people photographer Howard Schatz on a few projects recently, and when speaking with him about a recent cover shot on Digital Photo Pro magazine he told me about his thinking when it comes to making a beautiful portrait. "You choose your lens and light according…

Compact Cameras For Backpacking

I’m no expert backpacker, but I do enjoy the occasional long walk in the woods
By William Sawalich
I'm no expert backpacker, but I do enjoy the occasional long walk in the woods. While I like to carry a compact camera because it's more comfortable and convenient, it becomes crucial for serious backpackers who want to make serious pictures but don't want to break their backs hauling around…

Sponsored Tip: Enhancing Local Detail

If you need precise masking (selecting exactly what parts of photo you want to adjust), you will need to take advantage of Photoshop's more precise tools.
By Brian Dilg, Courtesy Of New York Film Academy Photography School
This tip article by Brian Dilg comes to us courtesy of New York Film Academy Photography School, where he serves as the Chair of the New York Film Academy Photography Conservatory. Dilg is an internationally published and collected photographer and award-winning filmmaker with over 20 years of professional teaching experience…

Pick The Perfect Photo Printer

Photo printers come in all shapes and sizes, and even the inexpensive entry-level printers seem to make great photos.
By William Sawalich
Photo printers come in all shapes and sizes, and even the inexpensive entry-level printers seem to make great photos. So, how do you step up from "good" to "great" output that meets the needs that are most important to you? You understand the particulars of printer technology and how it…
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