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History Brush Tool in Photoshop

Today, I thought it would be the right day to write about a simple Photoshop-tool called the History-brush tool and how to start using it for a number of wonderful actions

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The Ten Fashion Photography Must Have Accessories

As a Fashion Photographer for 20+ years, I have come to appreciate the importance of some very important items that one should never be without. I have based this list on items that I wish I had for several of my shoots, but were not on hand and would have helped had I had them. […]

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Working in 16 Bit Mode in Photoshop

by: Dietmar Kohl Photographer Dietmar Kohl shares with us his technique for working in 16 bit mode in Photoshop. Thanks Dietmar, I’m sure this will be very helpful to those wishing to maintain the highest resolution when retouching your images. Benjamin Kanarek So here we go… I just downloaded  the RAW images and started to […]

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My Favorite Focal Length Lenses for Shooting Beauty

Studio Beauty In my last article I discussed which focal lengths I prefer for shooting Studio Fashion and my reasons. Beauty photography like Fashion is really a very subjective matter and the focal length one chooses will have a major effect on the final perspective rendition of the image.  However in saying that, I have […]

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My Favorite Focal Length for Studio Fashion

Studio Fashion Everyone I know in the business have their preferences regarding focal lengths for different applications. I tend to work quite a bit shorter than most when it comes to working in closed quarters in a studio environment. I specify this for a reason. Studio work is a fixed space that you set up […]

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Retouching… Much Ado About Nothing

Is the April issue of French Marie Claire “throwing stones into the water? ” Their whole issue is without any retouching! Finally the readers will be exposed to the RAW truth without the artificial frills!

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Camera and Lens Quality Control?

Several years ago, I would pick up my camera, put on a lens, start taking photos and not think twice about the outcome. The responsibility was mine to produce the goods and if I didn’t it was usually my fault.  Well, more and more, those days are over. I am so overwhelmed with complaints by […]

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