Spring is one my favorite times for lots of reasons, including the amazing number of prospects for great digital photography.
Flowers are especially high on my list of photographic opportunities.
Here’s a quick tip to help you take better flower photos.
Images that show flower stems placed parallel to the edge of your photo can look a little lifeless and flat:
Instead, try angling the image a bit to throw the stem into a slight diagonal:
The change is small, but it makes a big difference!
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It's that time of year again! Time for holiday fun and family gatherings.
And it's a great time to capture your family in a group portrait.
Here are some tips for shooting a great group photo:
One of the biggest new enhancements in the latest version of both Lightroom and ACR (Adobe Camera Raw) is the addition of Luminance and Color range masking.
Range masking allows you to limit the area of your image that is affected by local adjustments based on a range of colors or tones within your image. And, best of all, the masking is totally non-destructive and re-editable.
All images tell a story. But it isn't always the story we want to tell.
Selective focus is a simple but powerful technique that can help you control the narrative by managing which part of your image stands out and which part doesn't. And with that, the story behind your images becomes clearer.