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How to Use Negative Space to Create More Powerful Photos

Posted by Jacob Hawthorne on

How to Use Negative Space to Create More Powerful Photos When you take a picture, it’s likely that you focus on your subject, or your positive space. But making use of the negative space can make your photo that much more powerful. Negative space refers to the parts of your photo that surround your subject and other objects it. It can refer to a plain white background, the sea, the sky, and more. This article will explain how you can use negative space to make the most of your photos. Emphasize the Subject You can emphasize your subject by using...

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    What is Color Banding and How Can I Prevent It?

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    What is Color Banding and How Can I Prevent It? Ideally, the colors in a photo should gradually transition from one shade to another instead of making a sudden jump. But this does not always occur. Sometimes you get color banding which appears as distinct bands that can curve or show up as straight lines. Color banding is more likely to happen in photos where one shade dominates. For example, if you are looking at a blue sky, you may see lighter and darker shades of blue that appear as bands in your photo. You may not see them at...

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      Seven Pitfalls to Be Aware of When Becoming a Photographer

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      Seven Pitfalls to Be Aware of When Becoming a Photographer Photography is a great industry to be in. But it comes with its share of pitfalls. Being aware of the pitfalls can be discouraging, but it can also help you come up with creative ways to do something about them. This article will discuss the downsides of being a photographer so you can decide if the industry is best for you. No Fixed Income Photography is mostly a freelance industry. That means you will be hopping from job to job. Some months will be slow, and some will be brisk....

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        What is Infrared Photography?

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        What is Infrared Photography? The human eye can see wavelengths of 400nm-700nm which is the range from purple to red. Infrared is the light beyond 700nm. When you think about it this way, infrared photography could be considered a look into the invisible world. IR photography can be achieved with infrared film or a digital camera. It involves light in the 700nm to 1200 nm range. It is often used in fine art photography as it provides a look that is surreal and otherworldly. Read on to find out more about infrared photography and how to master the technique. Why...

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          What is Composite Photography?

          Posted by Jacob Hawthorne on

          What is Composite Photography? Composite photographer involves combining two or more images to create a new one. It may sound simple enough, but it can take hours to create. It is usually done in a software program such as Adobe Photoshop. This article will review the process that’s used to you can learn how to create your own composite photos. Do the Photo Shoot You can take your photo shoot with your composite image in mind, or you can play around with shots you already have in your camera or computer. The main thing for photographers interested in composite photography...

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