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Easy Color Grading with LUTs in Luminar

One of the most useful features in Luminar 2018 is the LUT Mapping filter. It may seem innocuous, but it is a potent tool for quickly adding a “look” to your images without having to do a lot of work. By using the LUT mapping filter, you can achieve a variety of effects, from simply adding impact ...

3 Keys to Good Composition

Want to know the secret behind photographer Peter McKinnon’s eye-catching images? As it turns out, most of it has to do with keen attention to detail when it comes to formulating a captivating composition. Here, he discusses the three aspects that most directly impact photo composition: 1. Framing ...

Film vs. Digital: Can YOU Tell the Difference?

It’s an age-old question: why do people shoot on film? Can you tell the difference between film and digital? Is it enough of a difference to warrant the high cost of shooting film? Or is it just a fad? We are here today to hopefully answer some of these and more! Who is Shooting Film? The main ...

5 Ways to Use a Beauty Dish

Photographer and Profoto Legend of Light Miguel Quiles made this 7-minute video in which he shares 5 different ways he likes to use a beauty dish for portrait lighting. Here’s a quick overview of the techniques discussed and example photos with each. 1. Clamshell setup without diffusion Using the ...

5 Tips for Doing Photography in National Parks

I am a national parks buff – I mean I am really crazy about traveling to national parks all over the world. As a family, we have been known to pack our bags at the drop of a hat, load up the car and head out for a visit to our fabulous national parks. National parks provide some of the best ...

Sony Unveils the HVL-F60RM Flagship Flash with Guide Number 60

Sony just announced HVL-F60RM, the company’s new flagship flash with guide number 60. It’s a flash that “combines continuous flash performance with advanced operability and wireless control,” Sony says. The HVL-F60RM covers illumination angles from 20mm (down to 14mm with the wide panel) up to ...

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