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Photography: Ditch Auto - Unlocking Manual Photography

26
Feb

036 - Ugly Lighting Setup - DIY Lighting Using Reptile Lights

Overview of a crazy ugly lighting setup for an unplanned filming at a friends condo in Florida. Sometimes you just have to work with what is available.

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24
Feb

035 - Making Selective Color Adjustments in Adobe Photoshop Part 1

Adding Selective Color adjustments to a photo can make an object or subject of a photo stand out and feel like it’s popping off the image. In this weeks episode I show you how to make a Selective Color adjustment using the Quick Selection or Magic Wand tools in Adobe Photoshop.

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16
Feb

034 - Using the Sharpness and Clarity Tools in Adobe Lightroom

Sometimes our images aren't as crisp or sharp as we believed. The sharpness and clarity tools in Adobe Lightroom can help us bring back some of the sharpness that we're missing. Learn how to properly use those tools in this episode.

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12
Feb

033 - Camera Care - Cleaning Your Viewfinder Screen

Not all fabrics are created equal. If you are like me, your viewfinder is always dirty and in need of a cleaning. In this episode I discuss the type of cloth fabric I use to clean my viewfinder screens to prevent scratching.

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10
Feb

032 - How to Combat Image Noise in Adobe Lightroom

Image noise can be a major issue, especially in lower light situations. In this weeks post production video I will teach you how I handle noise reduction initially in Adobe Lightroom.

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5
Feb

031 - Turn Your DSLR Viewfinder into an EVF

In this episode I discuss the benefits of using a tool such as the Zacuto Z-Finder to turn your cameras viewfinder into a powerful electronic viewfinder (EVF).

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3
Feb

030 - Adobe Lightroom Mobile

I used to think that Adobe Lightroom Mobile wasn't a powerful editing solution. I recently decided to try it again as was surprised at how much I enjoyed using it. In this episode I show you how to use Adobe Lightroom Mobile to edit your photos on the go.

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29
Jan

029 - Back Button Focus

In this episode I discuss turning off pre-focus and enabling back button focus. This will help you miss less shots due to your camera searching for focus right before the capture as well as combat shutter lag.

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27
Jan

028 - Removing an Object in Photoshop Using Content-Aware Fill

Sometimes you want to remove items from a photo that may be a distraction. Photoshop provides a variety of tools to do this but one of the most powerful of these tools is Content-Aware Fill. In this episode we look at removing an object using Content-Aware Fill and I compare that to using two of the other available tools for object removal.

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22
Jan

027 - What are Variable Aperture Lenses?

In this episode I discuss what variable aperture lenses are and the potential advantages and disadvantages to shooting with them. 

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