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How to Create a Retro Look for Your Images with Luminar
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Over the past few months, I’ve been testing out the features of Luminar. I’ve looked at the time-saving features that can help reduce your editing headaches. I’ve also played around with the AI filter to see how it holds up in quickly editing holiday photos and now it’s time to check Luminar’s capabilities when it […]

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How to Create a Grunge Look with Luminar 2018
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Grunge. It’s a great look for gritty, edgy, photos, and you couldn’t have it simpler than doing it in Luminar 2018. In this article, you’ll see how to examine Presets and use elements from those Presets to create your own custom Grunge look. Presets are fantastic, but the best way to improve your processing is […]

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How to Create a Center of Attention for Better Storytelling Images
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Drawing the viewer’s attention to the main subject in your photographs will help them understand your story more clearly. If you have a busy scene with no clear focus point it will possibly give your viewers an overall idea of what you were photographing, but they may not scrutinize it for long. Adding a clear […]

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How to Create Dynamic Photos of Car Light Trails
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Nothing says futuristic, dynamic, and dramatic like a well-done traffic light trail photo. This is a genre of photography that almost all landscape photographers will have dipped into, it’s like a right of passage. The kind of images you can create make others want to go out and buy their first tripod. Indeed getting a […]

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How to Create Realistic Bokeh and Blur Effects using Photoshop
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Perhaps you want to creatively improve your image, already taken with a depth of field and bokeh or create this effect from scratch for a specific composition. In this article, you will learn how to work with new and old filters and their features, creatively apply textures, even create a bokeh texture from scratch. Also, […]

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How to Photograph Fireworks to Create Impressionistic Images
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I love experimenting with different techniques and ideas. So when our editor here at dPS, Darlene, asked if someone was willing to try out a technique and experiment with fireworks. I jumped at the chance. I love being creative and pushing the limits of new ideas. Her idea for an article about creating artistic images […]

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How to Create Powerful Travel Photos that Will WOW Your Friends [2 Days Only]
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Have you ever said ‘This is nothing like what I saw!’ when looking at the images you took of a trip? Travel Photographer of the Year (and dPS Book Author) Mitchell Kanashkevich has created an amazing “Behind the Scenes” photography course that’s a blueprint for creating power photographs.  It’s all about helping you to capture the magic of […]

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How to Capture the Feeling of Color and Create More Compelling Images
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I am an unashamed lover of color. I say this because when I first started out as a photographer, color photography was considered inferior to black and white. This attitude was especially prevalent in the photo-art world. I found that confusing because to me, color can bring so much expression, feeling, excitement and vitality to […]

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Tips for Photographing Reflections to Create Stunning Images
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It can’t be denied. There’s something special about reflections that makes them a unique aspect of photography. Maybe it’s because a reflection just like a photograph is a gateway to another world, parallel but restricted. Also just like photography, reflections are a simplification of our world; they turn a 3D reality into a 2D representation. […]

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