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Building a Stock Catalog of Lifestyle Images Through Assignment Work and Adobe Stock

Building a stock photography portfolio and generating passive income can be one of the easiest ways a photographer can make money. However, creating a sizable portfolio that generates a worthwhile income month after month doesn't just happen overnight. Chances are you have already been shooting images suitable for stock without realizing it. With just a little planning and adjustment to how you see and approach assignments, you can turn your existing and future work into a growing stock catalog. Additionally, with stock sites like Adobe Stock built right into your Creative Cloud, submitting, tracking, and learning what sells is a relatively easy task.

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Author: Michael DeStefano
Posted: January 17, 2018, 8:04 pm

Wedding Photographer Accused of Fat-Shaming after Over-Editing Engagement Photos

Would you take the liberty to Photoshop an image so drastically that it offends your clients? That’s exactly what one wedding photographer did when they gave their client a “chin tuck.”

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Author: Dusty Wooddell
Posted: January 17, 2018, 7:04 pm

How to Use Bounce Flash With Four Unique Light Modifiers

I can still remember the first time I saw the effects of bounce flash. The soft natural light looked unlike anything I had seen from my little point and shoot's direct flash, and the resulting image looked so natural. Soon afterward I was introduced to off camera flash and a variety of light modifiers. The results between all of these lighting techniques were not subtle and I became obsessed with finding my favorite tools to light people. In today's video, I explain how one single flash both on and off camera, and a few light modifiers can give you the perfect light quickly and easily.

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Author: Patrick Hall
Posted: January 17, 2018, 6:04 pm

Shortcuts That Will Save You Time in Lightroom

Time is valuable. The next three minutes of this video could possibly save you a ton of time over the course of your editing career, and if there is absolutely anything I can do to speed up my Lightroom workflow, I’m all for it.

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Author: Dusty Wooddell
Posted: January 17, 2018, 5:02 pm

Getty's Royal Photographer Reveals Difficulties of Photographing the Family, Says Queen Doesn't Often Smile

Getty’s royal photographer has discussed the challenges the job brings - namely how it can be hard to get the right shot of the Queen since she often “can go a whole event where she's not smiling."

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Author: Jack Alexander
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:02 pm

My Best Investment as a Photographer

As I set up to shoot an assignment last week, I found myself in a casual conversation with the owner of the location. He was also a photographer, and as I opened my Pelican case and began to set up my strobes, he commented on the fact that he owned the same one. He then lamented the fact that this particular kit was no longer made by the manufacturer. It had been discontinued and replaced by a new line of photographic debutants. I had no idea.

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Author: Christopher Malcolm
Posted: January 17, 2018, 3:02 pm
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Canon Rumor Roundup – ( Photokina 2014 ) has a great Canon Photokina 2014 Rumor Roundup, What new cameras, lenses will we see from Canon very soon? Follow this link to find out

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