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Color Analysis for Photographers: The Essential Guide

color analysis for photographers

Color is a peculiar subject. We’re surrounded but color everyday but most of us know very little about it.We know color mainly in its literal form. But the psychology behind it actually dominates over its physical appearance.This article is an extension of The Practical Guide to Color Theory for Photographers, a tutorial I’ve published quite …

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Focus Stacking: How To Create Front-To-Back Sharpness In Your Image

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If you love landscape photography as I do, then you must know (if you haven’t) focus stacking. Don’t get intimidated by its technical name though.  Focus stacking essentially means…you may have already guessed it right.. Stacking images with different focus…to improve the quality of the image.In this post, I’m going to explain why you should care about focus …

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Saturation Mask: Fixing Color Saturation With Precision

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 Saturation mask, in my opinion, is very under-utilized.  We tend to focus on the big things…like luminosity masks, color grading, etc…sometimes forgetting the fundamental stuff. In case you don’t know what a saturation mask is, it’s a layer mask that isolates the most saturated part of the image. Just like any layer masks, the most saturated areas are …

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How To Setup Your Camera To Shoot HDR Photography

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HDR photography is a tool to circumvent a common issue with digital cameras… That it cannot capture the full dynamic range in the presence of extreme contrast. One way to get around this is to use HDR technique. This means bracketing exposures and merging them later in post-processing. But what is the optimal setup for exposure bracketing? In this post, …

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What Is HDR Photography? [Explained]

It’s the most asked question in HDR photography. Probably because it has become increasingly more well known due to smartphone cameras. To smartphone users, HDR may look like a technology gimmick… But the fact is: It’s an old school technique adopted by photographers such as Ansel Adams. This article is written for those of you who don’t know much but …

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