Photoshop Editing Hacks, Tools & Tips (Part 2)

In Part 1 of Photoshop Editing Hacks, Tools and Tips, we touched on two major photo editing techniques to really take your photos to the next level. So, if you’re feeling a little more confident and ready to try some more Photoshop tips, this post will touch on 2 more photo editing tools and tips.

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20 Digital Photography Terms You Need To Know

If you’re an enthusiastic photography student with a thirst for knowledge, your lens is probably focussed on learning as much as possible. Aside from finding the perfect camera, lighting, and inspiration, one of our biggest challenges as students is learning and understanding the plethora of photography terms.

No matter how advanced your photography skills may be, knowing the key terms can truly benefit your understanding of the art. Once you put this knowledge into practice, you’ll be amazed at your results.

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Top Photoshop Editing Hacks, Tools & Tips (Part 1)

If your smartphone is almost always in your grip, you’re probably accustomed to taking photos at any given opportunity. And you’re not alone. Although we all find a moment to take a photo during life’s most precious moments, it’s usually our breakfast or nature that receives our undivided attention.

But why do we take so many photos? To share, of course.

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Selfie Sticks – you either love them or hate them. While there is no intrinsic, survivalist reason to have one (although they could be used for self-defence..), these handy tools are quite popular and a preferred accessory by people who like to capture themselves enjoying some of life’s most precious moments.

Taking a good selfie is becoming a vital skill for many people – especially for families, couples, singles on holiday and Instagram addicts.

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GoPro has revolutionised the way we capture moments and take photos. While this extreme activity camera has been widely used in the field of sports, the compact and sturdy device has also been used in travelling, filming and many other settings.

In a market that has been placing increasing value in bigger devices and larger screens, unlike your iPhone 7 Plus or Samsung Note, GoPro has become the go-to brand for so-called special ‘action cameras’. GoPros are much more durable and with easy-to-mount feature, it’s small, light and easy to pack. Unlike smartphone cameras, GoPros are able to cover your adventure in unlimited ways with its waterproof and touch exterior.

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When considering smartphones, a lot of us turn to the camera specifications to make our decision. It’s undeniable that owning a smartphone with amazing camera capabilities opens up a world of photo opportunities.

As smartphones change the way people communicate and stay connected, the overwhelming surge in complementary technology is taken to the next level with the parallel development of smartphone paraphernalia.

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Finding that perfect moment, lighting, and perspective are just some of the initial challenges we face when capturing a memorable photo. Once you’ve achieved the perfect composition, making sure that you can control your camera with stability and precision can take your shooting experience to a whole new level.

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You don’t need the latest digital camera to take beautiful quality, artistic images - your smartphone and a few good apps are all you need to begin shooting pictures you’ll want to print and show off.

Our latest top 3 recommendations for both Android and iOS will have you looking at your surroundings in a whole new way and printing out your own photo canvases of inspirational quotes.

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If you have tried photography you may have heard about Depth of Field. Do you understand it?

Depth of Field (DOF) is the distance between the nearest and the farthest object in focus within the image. There are two control factors here – the aperture size within the lens. The larger the number, e.g. f/16, the deeper the field. The smaller the number, e.g. f/5.6, the shallower the field.

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Many of us take photos of our kids. Sometimes its hit and miss as they are hard to capture.  There are a number of techniques you can try in order to maximise the chances of getting good results.

It doesn’t matter what kind or quality of camera you have, using the following techniques will improve your results.

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