Category Archives: Discover Digital Photography

How to Take Natural Looking Landscape HDR Photos

Author: Max Therry

HDR photography can create some absolutely jaw-dropping effects when implemented correctly. This type of photography, however, can be extremely difficult to perfect. Due to the nature of HDR composite shots, the finished piece can often look artificial and contrived – in short, you can tell that it is an HDR shot. If you want to achieve perfection and create magnificent HDR photos, the finished piece should look natural, and people should not be able to tell that it has been edited.

Landscape

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Surreal Photoshop techniques

Surreal Photoshop techniques

Surrealistic photography has been around almost since the invention of photography. Where techniques used to involve in-camera tricks, special processing techniques in the darkroom, and even cutting up and re-arranging of photos, many surreal effects can now be achieved much more easily and quickly using image editing software.

In this article we’ll look at five different techniques for taking a normal photo and making it into something surreal.

I’ll be using Photoshop CC for the

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Surreal Photoshop techniques

Surreal Photoshop techniques

Surrealistic photography has been around almost since the invention of photography. Where techniques used to involve in-camera tricks, special processing techniques in the darkroom, and even cutting up and re-arranging of photos, many surreal effects can now be achieved much more easily and quickly using image editing software.

In this article we’ll look at five different techniques for taking a normal photo and making it into something surreal.

I’ll be using Photoshop CC for the

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Color Contrast Explained

Color Contrast Explained

Color contrast can be used in color photography to help a subject stand out, or alternatively, blend in, with a background. It’s also important for black and white photography as an item that stands out due to a strong color contrast may disappear into the background in black and white.

In this article we’ll look more at color contrast – how it can help or hinder, and how you can control it.

Why color contrast matters

In color photography color contrast is very important because a strong color contrast

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Color Contrast Explained

Color Contrast Explained

Color contrast can be used in color photography to help a subject stand out, or alternatively, blend in, with a background. It’s also important for black and white photography as an item that stands out due to a strong color contrast may disappear into the background in black and white.

In this article we’ll look more at color contrast – how it can help or hinder, and how you can control it.

Why color contrast matters

In color photography color contrast is very important because a strong color contrast

read more