Photography Lighting Basics #2 : Flash Photography Basics

INTRODUCTION LOST IN LIGHTING Welcome to part 2 of photography lighting basics – flash photography basics. The following few guides will be specially dedicated to help people not get lost with flash lighting in ridiculous ways. Firstly, stop popping a flash while taking landscape photos (if you are still doing so). Just give it a thought. Will a tiny little popup flash light up an entire city? The answer is obviously no, so don’t waste your battery and stop looking like an idiot while doing so. Secondly, never fire a flash directly…

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How to Edit Amazing Landscape Photos

INTRODUCTION UNLIMITED CREATIVITY! Welcome to my guide on how to edit landscape photos. I know, editing can be a difficult topic to get started with. As far as I know, there are no limits to creativity. There are endless ways to go about editing, and not a single “correct way” to get started. To top it up, there are a ton of editing bibles out there, and everyone has a different approach to editing. So this is what I will do – I will share my own editing process, and pack this guide full with…

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Onmyoji Cosplay Gallery

introduction THE CHINESE JAPANESE SUMMONER WARS Welcome to my Onmyoji cosplay gallery. First look at the game, and it did not give a good impression – A Summoners War clone? But after giving it a chance, it is really not so bad. The artworks are nice, and characters are pretty well designed. The Japanese themed game is actually pretty good and accurate, for a Chinese company. The sad part, there are no English translations. Yet. Well, given it’s popularity, an English translation might not be far off.     click on…

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8 Actual Ways To Make Passive Online Income with Photography

INTRODUCTION PASSIVE INCOME, REALLY? Welcome photo ninja! I hear that you want to know the secrets to generate passive online income with photography. Since the “ancient” days, most people have thought photography to be “do a shoot, get paid for it”. But with today’s technology, it has opened up a new door of opportunity – online income. Work anywhere, anytime, and earn some mighty moolahs even when we sleep. Is this possible with photography? Over the years, I have explored a few ways to create that passive online income. Now, I shall…

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9 Ways to Create Smoke for Photography

INTRODUCTION A SMOKY SITUATION? Welcome to my guide on how to create smoke for photography. Want to add some drama and epic to your photos? Smoke and fog is probably one of those answers, but most photographers will run into a wall with this – Where do we even get smoke from? After searching much of the Internet, I have found several ways to create smoke for photography. I put my hands to try some of those, and compiled a list plus my thoughts on each method.      …

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Tokyo Ghoul Cosplay Gallery

introduction WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE Welcome to my Tokyo Ghoul cosplay gallery. This is one series that caught my attention on the very first episode… Despite being way too gory and dark. Well, not going to give spoilers as usual. Keep an eye on Tokyo Ghoul if dark stories are your “thing”.     click on an image to enlarge THE ALBUM     the people FOLKS WHO MADE THESE POSSIBLE COSPLAYERS Touka : Zhi Qian PHOTOGRAPHERS J.Q. Photography :  [Facebook] Analogue Entity : [Facebook] X-Light Photography… which is me…

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Photography Lighting Basics #1 : The Concepts

INTRODUCTION ALL ABOUT LIGHT Welcome to my guide on photography lighting basics. Lighting has always been the photographer’s best friend, and biggest bugbear. Use it right, you get an award winning photo. Get it wrong, just hide that photo, and never let people set eyes on it. This will be an ongoing series to walk you through the basics, taking you from “what?!” to “aha!”. This first guide will walk you through the basic concepts of light that is related to photography. It will be quite boring, but hopefully you will…

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How To Do Levitation Photography in 5 Ninja Ways

INTRODUCTION THE MAGIC OF LEVITATION PHOTOGRAPHY Welcome to my humble guide on how to do levitation photography, where I will show you guys the magic to make people fly… or at least make it look like so. Sadly, human’s cannot fly. Luckily, humans are smart. We shall dive into five methods of doing levitation photography, and only one of them will involve Photoshop. So you purists don’t have to worry too much – this is 80% purist friendly and 4/5 Photoshop free guide. Some sugar added, but no preservatives. Now onto creating…

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Photoshop VS Lightroom. Which is better?

INTRODUCTION THE AGE OLD QUESTION Aliens versus Predator, Marvel versus Capcom, and the age old question, Photoshop versus Lightroom. Putting the other apps aside, I guess this is also the first question people who are interested in photo editing will ask. Which is the better app for editing, Photoshop or Lightroom? What is the difference between Photoshop and Lightroom? I know, there are already a lot of these “difference” articles out there. So I shall do something a little more than the rest. Apart from an apple orange comparison, I shall add a bit of history and my personal experiences with…

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