Photography Masterclass Magazine Issue 103

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United States
Hysteresis Media Ltd
12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
editor’s note

Welcome to this edition of Photography Masterclass Magazine Reflections can work beautifully in photographs, but they do require some skill to get right. In this issue's masterclass we’ll look at different types of reflections, how to capture them and the best equipment to help! Also in this issue - in our inspiration article, we look at how to define your photography brand! And we show you how to use Lightroom & Photoshop's "Super Resolution" feature. We also bring you an in-depth interview with Spanish photographer, Jonathan C. Tomas, who is the definition of classic street photography at its best! And don't miss our look at 5 compact travel cameras that are great for on-the-go shooting! We hope you enjoy this issue. If you try out any of the techniques mentioned, we’d love…

1 min
editor’s choice

5 min
5 tricks to help you define your photography brand

We know some of you run photography businesses and in a world where more and more photographers are entering the market every year, it’s important to find ways to set yourself apart from the crowd. As photographers, normally we just want to shoot. But running a business comes with wearing many hats and one of the most important parts of running a business is defining your brand. Remember, if you have a photography business, you are your brand! You want to define who you are so that you can keep customers coming back for more and recognizing your style without even seeing your name. This may feel daunting so this article will explore the 5 easy steps to help you define your company. WHAT DOES BRANDING ACTUALLY MEAN? According to Seth Godin: “A brand…

4 min
how to use photoshop & lightroom's "super resolution" feature

Adobe’s technology is constantly moving forward, with new features added to Photoshop and Lightroom on a regular basis. A One of these is the Super Resolution feature. In this article, I’ll tell you more about this feature and show you how to use it to best effect. WHAT DOES SUPER RESOLUTION DO? Adobe have been using their AI platform, Adobe Sensei, to develop features that are both machine learning and AI powered. Machine learning is a technology that allows machines to ‘learn’ how to best perform a task, whilst still relying on humans to provide the data they need to help them learn. Super Resolution uses the Adobe Sensei platform to double both the horizontal and vertical resolution of an image. This means that it quadruples the number of pixels – for example, it…

1 min
masterclass how to shoot beautiful reflections

6 min
how to shoot beautiful reflections

Reflections can work beautifully in photographs, but they do require some skill to get right. In this masterclass we’ll look at different types of reflections, how to capture them and the best equipment to help you with that. EQUIPMENT Successful reflections require pin sharp shots, so the most useful piece of equipment for shooting them is going to be the trusty tripod. A lightweight travel tripod is ideal, particularly if you’ve got to lug it some way! I also highly recommend carrying a pod as well. A pod is simply a beanbag with a tripod screw sticking out of it and is extremely useful for low level shots. It’s also possible that you might want to bracket shots, making a tripod even more essential. Whilst the quality of a zoom lens might not be…