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Look for the breathing room

Look for the breathing room

Breathing room is a photographer's best friend. Breathing room is the area in the image where not much is happening. By having more of your frame dedicated to "not much going on", you allow the "where something is happening" to speak louder. This is at the heart of...

Take your creativity in an exciting direction

Take your creativity in an exciting direction

In Brit Hammer's course Beautiful Black & White you'll explore how to create a mood and to convey a wide range of emotions. Black & white is more than the absence of color What makes for a beautiful image is making use of interesting light or showing off tonal...

Dive into summer with Finding Beauty

Dive into summer with Finding Beauty

In Brit Hammer's course Finding Beauty your images will get simplified. Decluttered. Quiet. Your compositions will get stronger, too. And what photographer doesn't want great images? Eliminate the unnecessary Hans Hofmann (1880 – 1966) was an influential abstract...

Enhance your photography with minimalism

Enhance your photography with minimalism

The Art of Minimalism Minimalism. That's the secret sauce that instructor Brit Hammer teaches in her popular class Finding Beauty. It may sound counter-intuitive that less is more, but it really is. (Read on to get a taste of the course.)   Simplicity — Breathing...

My Favorite Quotes: Anonymous

My Favorite Quotes: Anonymous

I’ve been trying now for a while today, trying to locate the author of one of my favorite quotes, “Don’t let the low hanging fruit keep you from your goal”. Nowhere on the information highway does it mention it. However, I did find an article that in a matter of...

How to Use Hard Mix Layer Blending Mode in Photoshop

How to Use Hard Mix Layer Blending Mode in Photoshop

If you process your photos in Adobe Photoshop, most likely you have used layer blending mode like Soft Light, Overlay or Multiply. However, few people knows how to properly use Hard Mix blending mode. Here I will show you a good way to use it. The photo below was shot...

White on white – Flora photography

White on white – Flora photography

Flora photography is usually all about color, but there is something really special about the "white on white" color combination and when we see this kind of images in the student's gallery of our of our PHOTOGRAPHING FLORA class - they are always our favorites. White...

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