Dear New Photographer…

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I’m writing this post because I was up late last night on a Facebook forum, reading close to 200 comments about new photographers and what slime they are to the industry. How they’re stripping photography of it’s “art” and destroying any decent business practices. I read every comment, feeling more and more sick to my stomach the further I scrolled down the page.

Editor’s Note: This blog post…

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Napoleon the Cat Is One of the Cutest Photo Projects Ever

Napoleon the Cat Is One of the Cutest Photo Projects Ever

Napoleon the Cat

Typically when an email about a cat project hits our inbox, we sigh. But when we saw what kind of images that his human Jesus wanted to create, we were absolutely awestruck. And so begins the story of Napoleon the Cat.

Napoleonis a cat that arrived on his door step that Jesus adopted. During a time of unemployment, he started taking casual photos to keep his creativity alive. But later on he…

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Tom Krieger’s Double Exposures Make Interesting Use of Textures

Tom Krieger’s Double Exposures Make Interesting Use of Textures

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All images by Tom Krieger. Used with permission

“I like to combine sometimes architecture structures, nature and human forms.” says Tom Krieger on his double exposure work. “After combining the double exposure I love to use some other apps like Mextures to add lights and structures. Matter is a really great app, too.”

We discovered his work on EyeEmduring the recent awards. Tom Krieger is what…

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Matthew Coleman’s Image of Falling People is an Illusion

Matthew Coleman’s Image of Falling People is an Illusion

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Image by Matthew Coleman. Used with permission.

“Serendipity.” That’s what photographer Matt Coleman says about the image abovethat he created and shared on the EyeEm platform. The image put Mr. Coleman in the running for the recent EyeEm awards for the Illusionist–a segment of the content dedicated to edited images. The image represents something that all photographers go through at many points…

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COLOR CHECKER: How To Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

COLOR CHECKER: How To Get Perfect Skin Colors With Every Camera

Model: Lulu Geng

Model: Lulu Geng

One of the best kept secrets within the fashion and beauty photography is the way to obtain absolutely perfect and flawless skin colors, brightness and texture. That’s an art, absolutely, and often a quite technical challenge.

In this article I will explain how to obtain perfect skin colors, with the help of a ColorChecker. But not just a simple ColorChecker workflow with the…

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Five Tips to Help You Efficiently Complete a Photography Assignment

Five Tips to Help You Efficiently Complete a Photography Assignment

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When trying to become more serious about your photography, you’ll often go after photography assignments and gigs. You clients will need specific images for presentations, articles, etc. If they cannot find the right stock photography or create the images themselves, they hire a photographer to create these images for them. I have recently started going on assignments for my company and there…

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