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Using Lightroom 4 to Recover Almost Unusable Photos

Using Lightroom 4 to Recover Almost Unusable Photos

Adobe Lightroom 4 has some significant changes within its develop module that gives us photographers several new impressive tools when post-processing images. Adobe came out with a new image process version (2012) which is basically the image processing engine behind Lightroom and Photoshop’s Adobe Camera Raw plug-in. This new process version provides many significant updates, […]

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2 Essential Corrections to Know When Post Processing Underwater Photos

2 Essential Corrections to Know When Post Processing Underwater Photos

With the market today providing an assortment of underwater casing options, more and more of us are beginning to bring our cameras under the surface to explore this fascinating world. From the more affordable soft casings for our DSLRs to the simple waterproof coverings for our smart phones, underwater photography is becoming more and more […]

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Essential Keywording Tips and Strategies for Photographers

Essential Keywording Tips and Strategies for Photographers

Keywording is a tool to assign or tag meaningful words to your photos so people searching may find them. I often think of stock photography when I hear the word “tag” or “keyword” because it’s an important step in that industry — allowing photo buyers to find appropriate images. Although this is the case, adding […]

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Creative Use of Off-Camera Flash and Ultra-Wide in Wedding Photography

Creative Use of Off-Camera Flash and Ultra-Wide in Wedding Photography

This is a guest post with photographs from talented New Zealand wedding photographer, Perry Trotter. Check out his great photography iPad app. This is one of several images shot at a fall wedding in Eastland, a beautiful region in the North Island of New Zealand. The bride, groom and I were flown to this location […]

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How a Wide-Angle Lens Can Add Intimacy To Your People Photos

How a Wide-Angle Lens Can Add Intimacy To Your People Photos

Robert Capa once said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” Capa wasn’t advocating the use of longer lenses; he was telling photographers to physically get closer and more involved with their subjects. If you ever look at the lenses photojournalists have on their cameras, you will almost exclusively see some type […]

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How to Create More Dynamic Images Using Local Adjustments

How to Create More Dynamic Images Using Local Adjustments

A powerful post-processing technique I use for almost every photo is adjusting my settings locally.  I use this technique to bring emphasis to key areas of a photo that I want my viewer to focus on. I am using Adobe’s Lightroom Adjustment Brush and Adobe’s Photoshop Dodging and Burning tools to accomplish this. I generally […]

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A Killer Collection of Adobe LightRoom Tutorials

A Killer Collection of Adobe LightRoom Tutorials

Adobe LightRoom remains one of the most popular pieces of post-production software for photographers and for Light Stalking readers. Luckily, there are a lot of clever and generous people around the internet who have taken the time to produce some great tutorials on using it recently. So why not take a bit of time to […]

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