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Photoshop offers many ways to alter images. In this article, you can learn how to blur an image in photoshop.  How to Blur an Entire Image in Photoshop Blurring an entire photo in Photoshop is easy. Simply use the following steps. First, click the “Filter” dropdown menu. Click blur. Then click gaussian blur. After that, …

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Moiré (also written moire, and pronounced more-ay) is a type of error that occurs in cameras where subjects with repetitive elements (dots, lines, etc.) exceed the camera sensor’s overall resolution. This produces a strange pattern in the picture. Some people describe moiré as looking like oil on water, or a rainbow, although it’s not always …

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Do you want to know how to change hair color in Photoshop? Using photoshop is a great way to preview a new hairstyle. This program can save you time in choosing how you want to dye your hair. But getting a realistic representation of a new hair color is not easy. It requires a solid …

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Mentors and Masterminds in Photography with Jenni Maroney. Episode 39: Show Notes. Pivoting into education is not always the right move for everyone, and it is by no means a get-rich-quick scheme. You have to be passionate about helping others do the things that you have managed to do successfully in your business. Our guest …

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For years, printed forms and checks were the standard for volume photography ordering.  And while those options are still relevant and useful in many situations, more photographers are taking their ordering online.  There are several different ways to facilitate online ordering, from the simple and free to the specialized and complex.  In this article, we’ll …

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Canon is a leader in digital imaging, with top-of-the-line cameras used by photographers around the world. However, not all graphic artists are unfamiliar with Canon’s file extensions. Many find themselves asking the question: What is a CR2 file? This article will cover the basics of a CR2 file, how to open an image, and how …

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Photoshop is primarily a pixel-manipulation tool. Nevertheless, it includes certain vector elements more commonly associated with programs such as Illustrator, saving them as paths that can be used in a number of helpful ways. One of the primary ways this is accomplished is by employing the pen tool. This tool is one of the best …

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Image quality is one of the most important factors of photography and digital design. While images often appear perfect on-screen, images can come out grainy when printed. This is an issue many people face, and it has everything to do with the image resolution and the number of pixels per 1 inch in the image.  …

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Resizing an image using photoshop is a relatively straightforward process. However, if you’re new to editing images, there is a bit of a learning curve. It is important to understand the fundamentals of how to change an image’s size in photoshop without losing quality.  Maintaining the original image’s quality can prove challenging. Resized photos often …

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Photoshop is a fantastic tool for many purposes, such as editing wedding photos or creating graphics for logos and other marketing materials. Another everyday use of Photoshop is editing people onto different backgrounds, but hair makes this extremely difficult. It’s wispy and has hundreds of intricate pixels that need to be fit inside a single …

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A handy camera mode is aperture priority. Aperture priority mode helps you take beautiful photos without constantly changing your settings, making it an excellent tool for beginner photographers.  Aperture priority gives you full control over the light you let in, and it is a wonderful time-saving tool. The only other mode that lets you control …

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Lost files are a common issue but using recovery software is a great way to restore these missing items.  We’ve found the best recovery software to help you retrieve lost data. A good recovery software will detect and restore multiple file types, create backups, and be fast and safe. Any of these best recovery software …

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You’ve lined up your first sports league to take photos of and you couldn’t be more excited.  You love sports.  You love photography.  Combining the two into a job that earns money seems like a dream come true, right?  The only problem is, you really don’t know how or where to start to create a …

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How to Capture Emotion that Will Help You Stand Out From The Crowd Episode 38: Show Notes. While it is necessary to focus on your niche, applying lessons from other photography genres can help you stand out from the crowd. Today we speak to Nikon ambassador Kristi Odo whose work capturing wildlife and their emotions …

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Managing your photography client’s expectations is just as important as taking spectacular photos. It’s extremely important HOW you deliver on client expectations. You want to set expectations from the first interaction. Here are some tips to make sure they walk away feeling excited, fulfilled, and already wanting to book next year’s session. Communicate CLEARLY (and …

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The human eye can capture an impressive range of nuances, colors, lights, and shadows. Even though digital cameras can yield amazing results, auto exposure often covers a limited tonal range and can make some areas look too light or too dark. To fix this, you can use bracketing. Photo by wiggijo licensed under CC0 What …

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