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Portrait related tutorials.

How to turn a bathroom into a softbox

How to turn a bathroom into a softbox

monday 11 september 2017, 20:10 | Elja Trum | 389 views | 0 comments

Jay P. Morgan of The Slanted Lens shows you how to turn a bathroom (or any other room for that matter) into a softbox for nice soft light. A great way to get nice lighting on a tight budget.

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Dodge and Burn tutorial for beauty retouching

Dodge and Burn tutorial for beauty retouching

monday 24 july 2017, 17:17 | Elja Trum | 248 views | 0 comments

Improving the skin of your model can be done in several ways. One effective way is by using local dodging and burning. It is however not the easiest way and it will take you some time to master it.

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Lindsay Adler: How to Create Portraiture That is a Work of Art

Lindsay Adler: How to Create Portraiture That is a Work of Art

thursday 20 july 2017, 21:21 | Elja Trum | 260 views | 0 comments

Lindsay Adler is an excellent fashion and beauty photographer, but she's also a great educator. Recently she gave a two-hour master class at B&H on how to create a portrait that is a work of art. You can watch it here.

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How to remove reflections from glasses

How to remove reflections from glasses

thursday 13 july 2017, 14:14 | Elja Trum | 235 views | 0 comments

When you're shooting someone wearing glasses you can get unwanted glare in the glass. There are several ways of working around this. In general I would suggest to pay attention to glare while shooting and try to fix it on the spot.

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