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Postcard from New Zealand

Hi guys

This is a photo I took 2 years ago when I was travelling New Zealand. The original photo has a blown out sky but during these last couple of years I have learnt a lot in Lightroom and Photoshop.

I call this photo for Postcard From New Zealand because of the picturesque landscape that surrounds this beautiful little church...

Manhattan Skyline at Dusk

Shot of the New York City skyline and Brooklyn Bridge across the East River from Brooklyn Bridge Park.

I used a 4 stop ND filter to streak the clouds and soften the water. Using luminosity masking, I manually blended together two images in Photoshop, one with the sunset and the other with the city lights on during blue hour. I edited...

Beginner, all assistance welcome!

Hello there, my name is Steven and I am just starting to discover my passion of photography. Due to the city I live in (Toronto), I am often provided with opportunities in street photography. However, I am still a beginner and have a lot to learn. So if there are any advice (i.e. what editing software I should use or what particular lense I...

Fashion Photography Lighting

Hi guys! I am brand new to photography and have posted before with some lighting questions, but I've since reevaluated my decision and have a few more questions. I am very drawn to the lighting common in many beauty and fashion images (I've heard photographers refer to it as "hard/soft" I believe?). The image is bright, and shadows are much...

Few small Concerts - 6D

Hello I am just starting to shoot small concerts like friends bands..

Usually the lights are aweful but I think I managed to get few good shots...

gear info: Canon 6D + 24-105 F4.
I pushed the ISO around 10.000 or more
Edited using Photoshop Google's Nik collection

Sculpting the body

Hi everyone

A picture I got from my archives. A local bodybuilder was looking to get a progress image.

Hard light to the right, grid flash to the back for definition, and a small reflector to camera left

Feel free to critique :)


Hello, everyone! And welcome to our brand new groups! Here's the gear for sale/wanted group.

We've made it pretty hard to mess up or do anything "wrong," but here are a couple guidelines/suggestions:

You could replace "common sense," here, with "Paypal" or "an in-person meeting in a safe, public place...


Hey everyone,

I'm looking for some help, I'm starting to branch out to different compositions and the Golden Ratio really stands out to me. I just did a shoot recently and I want some advice on if I'm using the Golden Ratio right.