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Digital Photo Buzz (DPB) Adobe Lightroom Presets: Weddings, Portraits and Instagram (Like)


Lightroom presets can really give you a headstart on tweaking the look of your images, and in some cases even changing the mood. There are tons of presets around for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and Digital Photo Buzz (DPB) has some decent samples. Three packages are available: 25 Essential Wedding Presets, 19 Instagram Like Presets and 26 Ultimate Portrait Presets. That’s ... Read More »

Make your WordPress photo/video site impressive with premium plugins


Having a great looking website (portfolio) is absolutely important, but there are features and add-ons that you may need to complement this great design through the use of professional plugins. It’s imperative that whatever plugin that you use on your WordPress website won’t significantly increase the loading time of your site. As you know, visitors hate to wait long for ... Read More »

‘Black Friday’ shopping spree for photographers

Photographers now have a wild access to the best deals of the year. Black Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas Shopping season and we are currently in the Black Friday Week leading up to Friday, November 23. The specials extend into Cyber Monday, November 26. D-SLRs, lenses, flashguns/speedlights, memory cards and all sorts of accessories will be available at ... Read More »

François Vendiol: ‘Looking on the Brighter Side of Life’

In the 80′s, 5-year-old Francois was having fun taking pictures of animals and other subjects around his home with his Father’s Polaroid camera. His early memories are filled with images of adventures, including those of Africa where he visited with his parents. In the ancient French city of Nimes, Francois experienced an exotic, imaginative and unusual time growing up. As ... Read More »

How to Eliminate Shadows from your Daytime Portraits

Using pop-up flash in the daytime.

When you take portraits on a bright and sunny day, you may notice that at times harsh shadows are cast on persons’ faces causing at times severe underexposure. Yet at the same time the background is well exposed. What is happening is that your camera has automatically adjusted its exposure settings for the background and not the foreground of which ... Read More »

The EOS M, Canon’s first mirrorless camera


Canon finally announced (on July 23, 2012) the anxiously awaited EOS M – its first mirrorless camera. With an 18MP APS-C sensor and DIGIC 5 image processor, this new camera is truly a hybrid, combining elements of an EOS DSLR squeezed into a compactly sized (Point-and-Shoot) camera largely operated via its touch screen LCD. Future EOS M Users may be ... Read More »



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