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In our last Photoshop video tutorial we discussed retouching gradient skies. Today we'll walk you through blending in a new sky in a landscape photograph. Using the techniques outlined in this video tutorial you will learn how to change the look and feel and replace the sky in your landscape images. Whether you want to…
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How long have you been into photography? How much time do you spend taking photos? Has photography become a major part of your day-to-day activities? Have you become a photography geek? Determining the answers to these questions can be quite confusing. First, you probably haven’t had the time to think about them before. Second, you…
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Sony has been busy lately. Not only have they released a handful of great camera bodies over the past few years – like the A7 full-frame mirrorless line, which we've covered here on Contrastly – but they have been hard at work on a new product they had announced back in January at CES: the…
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Breathtaking photos of mountains and rivers, stunning landscape shots; all these are done through aerial photography. Drone aerial photography, to be exact. This kind of photography is currently trending all over the world, with amateur and professional photographers alike posting their shots on their social media pages and websites. Aerial photography has been around for…
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Flowers, plants and natural landscapes are favorite subjects for amateur and professional photographers. Whether you want to capture the small bouquet on your dining table, clusters of flowers in your garden, or that beautiful landscape on a trip, there are specific techniques you can employ to bring your subject into the best light. There are…
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Some photographers find it necessary to hire a second shooter when they are covering big events like weddings. Basically, the second shooter acts as the assistant or second photographer. Most of those who accept second shooting assignments or projects are photographers looking to build up their knowledge and confidence. Others use the experience to network…
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How long have you been into photography? How much time do you spend taking photos? Has photography become a major part of your day-to-day activities? Have you become a photography geek? Determining the answers to these questions can be quite confusing. First, you probably haven’t had the time to think about them before. Second, you…
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Designers, website owners, agencies, and a myriad of other creatives and businesses rely on stock photography websites as sources to find images to use in their own work. Of course photographs aren't the only resources that are in demand — vectors, icons, brushes and fonts are some of the other most popular file types that…
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Finding inspiration in photography isn’t always immediate or easy. That’s why, sometimes, you have to search far and wide for your inspiration, but don’t fret. It’s there, alright, if you just know where to look. All photographers have experienced this in their careers at some point or another: They’re all enthused when they’re just beginning,…
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For most of us, new gear is exciting. There’s nothing quite like getting a new lens, or upgrading a piece of gear. Unfortunately though, it can be easy for an appreciation of new gear to cross the line into new gear obsession. It’s easy to assume that – because we don’t have a specific lens…
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Photographers always want to treat their audience to new perspectives in their images. That makes things much more interesting for viewers and also ups the photographer’s credibility and reputation. Showcasing interesting perspectives also shows off the skill set of a photographer, so if you’ve always wanted to add something new to your repertoire, have we…
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Water. It is the most precious and life giving of elements. At times peaceful and serene while at other times bringing great devastation and destruction. It has long been a favourite subject matter for photographers simple because it possesses so much potential for creating an interesting image. However, the fact that water is so common…
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These days, it seems that if you want to get a nice sharp lens, you have to spend $1000 on a piece of L glass. Aside from the nifty fifty’s

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Recently I’ve become increasingly frustrated with the current toolset and accepted practices for creating UI and UX ‘deliverables’. In my ex

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There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are

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4 Tips for Springtime Family Photo Sessions | Contrastly
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Spring seems to be one of the most popular seasons for portraits, and what’s not to love? You have gorgeous lighting, beautiful budding scen

First Impressions Review of the New Leica T | Contrastly
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The Leica brand is synonymous with the rangefinder camera. Many modern compact mirrorless digital cameras reflect the retro styling of 35mm

5 Surefire Ways to Get Noticed as a Photographer | Contrastly
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Let’s face it: as a photographer, you’re always looking for the next best way to get noticed by clients, audiences and publications. Of cour

Why I Don’t Shoot Weddings | Contrastly
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It doesn’t seem to matter what we specialize in - many believe that if you make a living from your camera, you’ll automatically be happy to

Four Reasons Every Photographer Should Own a Prime Lens | Contrastly
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In my years as a photographer, one of the best things I've discovered is how awesome prime lenses are. Now, prime lenses aren't nearly as po

Original Canon 5D Still Going Strong | Contrastly
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I still frequently use a Canon 5D Classic or "Mark I" - the first affordable full-frame DSLR released almost 10 years ago. This might be a p

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Screwing up lighting in shots is one of the most basic, common and widespread mistakes that photographers can’t seem to stop themselves from