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Underwater photo shoot with Leah. 7 images and how to make an underwater set.

These were shot in the studio this week, with the brave and fearless Leah Axl (the water was VERY cold!

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You can create easy lomo style images with the lensbaby

THINKING: A typical way of creating out of focus areas within an image is to use a tilt-shift lens. This type of lens is made principally for architectural photography.

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26 Naked Women in one picture

Some photographers can call upon hundreds of models to create this kind of shot. Most of us don't have that kind of budget and/or that many willing friends.

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Zara Watson - 1 Way To Use High Contrast (video)

"Nudes Deconstructed" - a short YouTube video discussion of an image.

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Post Workshop critique for Andrzej

After every workshop our attendees can send images from the workshop for a follow-up critique, this is Andrzej's selection from our November workshop with the RPS Digital Imaging Group Spot on, only objection is there should be a little...

Q&A: Should I talk to competing photographers?

Q: "I've been a long to a couple of meetings of local working photographers, but I'm not sure. It seems to me that I'm just giving away my business secrets and not getting anyting back.

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Do you know what you get when you put somebody inside your lightbox?

For this shoot I've placed Suzanne inside a high key backdrop lightbox. But, you could use any white diffusion material as long as it is held securely at the top and bottom (a weighted light stand could be easily used).

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Natural "artificial" lighting (short video)

A short YouTube photography tip

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Why you should experiment in photoshop all the time

Strictly speaking, this isn't Photoshop as I use Corel's Photo Pro. But this is about post-processing.

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AOP part 65: How to photograph a model suspended from the ceiling.

Depending on the pose Maja has a greater or lesser control of her position. The silks can wrap, deliberately or as part of their own accord.