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Fstoppers Interviews Limor Garfinkle on Her Upcoming Photo Gallery Exhibition, 'The Comedians'

Fstoppers Interviews Limor Garfinkle on Her Upcoming Photo Gallery Exhibition, 'The Comedians'

Photographer and Fstoppers alum Limor Garfinkle has been working on a very interesting project for the last two years: designing and shooting portraits of comedians that show off their unique
Tips On Distortion Tools: Warp, Puppet Warp, and Liquify

Tips On Distortion Tools: Warp, Puppet Warp, and Liquify

Photoshop has a multitude of distortion tools that allow you to correct parts that distract from your image or they can creatively alter the image into a new reality. With so many options is it best
Five Reasons I Process to Black and White

Five Reasons I Process to Black and White

Reproducible photography started with forms that would produce a monochromatic image. For a large portion of the history of the medium, this was all we had. Color photography brought about a choice as
Five Places to Find Bargains for Your Photoshoots in November

Five Places to Find Bargains for Your Photoshoots in November

If you're in the middle of planning a photoshoot then it would be wise to hold off on buying any props or equipment for just a few days longer. Come November 1 there will be a tsunami of unique items
Three Takeaway Points From PhotoPlus Expo 2017

Three Takeaway Points From PhotoPlus Expo 2017

From Grand Central Station heading out of New York City following another great year at PhotoPlus Expo, my mind is buzzing with excitement. After three photography packed days, a lot of learning, and
Fstoppers Reviews the Most Versatile Light Shaper, the Broncolor Para 88HR

Fstoppers Reviews the Most Versatile Light Shaper, the Broncolor Para 88HR

Broncolor is recognized in the photography industry as one of the most high-end flash brands available on the market. They are best known for their very reliable power pack systems and their extensive
A Quick Guide to Lens Whacking

A Quick Guide to Lens Whacking

From coating your lenses with Vaseline to creating pinhole cameras, we all love experimenting with camera and lens hacks from time to time. While it's hardly a new found trick, and while it's not as
How to Improve Your Documentary Photography

How to Improve Your Documentary Photography

Although I now work in the commercial world, my passion started with documentary photography. I was, and still am, obsessed with Annie Leibowitz’s work with the Rolling Stones and I loved William
'Nice and Simple' Is Not the Way to Go in Photography and Video

'Nice and Simple' Is Not the Way to Go in Photography and Video

You've probably heard the statement "nice and simple." Sometimes it's true, indeed, but most of the time the results and consequences from following that philosophy are not so nice, especially for
How to Switch From Lightroom to ACDSee Ultimate 2018: Part 2

How to Switch From Lightroom to ACDSee Ultimate 2018: Part 2

In a previous article, we discovered how we could transition from Lightroom to ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2018 by importing old catalogs. We also discovered the different files management options
Filming a Documentary in the Mongolian Wilderness for Three Weeks

Filming a Documentary in the Mongolian Wilderness for Three Weeks

San Francisco-based photographer Jeff Colhoun spent the last three summers in Mongolia documenting the activity of various environmental protection projects. The Genghis Khan nation is a huge country
When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, I was the same. I would mutter: "I wonder if this
Fstoppers Photographer of the Month (October 2017): Mikeila Borgia

Fstoppers Photographer of the Month (October 2017): Mikeila Borgia

The Fstoppers community is brimming with creative vision and talent. Every day, we comb through your work, looking for images to feature as the Photo of the Day or simply to admire your creativity and
Three Lighting Setups Using Window Light

Three Lighting Setups Using Window Light

One of the best things about window light is that you can find it almost anywhere. As winter approaches and chilly weather threatens to keep photo sessions indoors, photographers will face the choice
How to Easily Make Your Own Photo Canvases at Home

How to Easily Make Your Own Photo Canvases at Home

This is a simple yet very personal and special project you can do at home for your clients, family, or your own walls. Traditional online canvas sales proceeding a photo session can be bland and
Never Thought I'd Do That Again: The Hidden Value of Performance Evaluations

Never Thought I'd Do That Again: The Hidden Value of Performance Evaluations

“Never say never.” That’s what they always say. But, as hard as I try to adhere to that message, there are a few things I swore I would never do again. Yet last week I found myself doing just one of
A Look at Huawei Mate 10's AI-Assisted Low Light Photography

A Look at Huawei Mate 10's AI-Assisted Low Light Photography

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro has two f/1.6 cameras, so it’s no slouch in dark scenes. How far can it’s stellar AI chip push the image though? [ Read More ]
Using Elements From Other Cultures in Your Images, the Right Way

Using Elements From Other Cultures in Your Images, the Right Way

As Halloween comes to a close and we reflect on all the creative costumes roaming the streets, I think it’s a good time we take a moment to talk about cultural appropriation. We are blessed as
A Desperate Plea to Stop Screwing Up Eyes Using Photoshop

A Desperate Plea to Stop Screwing Up Eyes Using Photoshop

One of the most common retouching catastrophes I see on a day to day basis is an overzealous attack on eyes. Like over-baked HDR, obnoxiously over-retouched eyes have become almost ubiquitous among
Yes, Industry Professionalism Still Applies

Yes, Industry Professionalism Still Applies

It's far too easy for people working in a creative field to somehow get the sense that basic attributes of professionalism don't apply because we're working in a non-traditional job setting. This is