Photography Masterclass Magazine Issue 107

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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 Sunset photographs have universal appeal. The warm colors of the setting sun and the tones this creates in the sky can lead to stunning images. And whilst you don’t need to invest in a lot of specialist equipment, it does take know-how to get great photos of sunsets. In this issue of Photography Masterclass Magazine, we’ll give you the information you need to get to grips with sunset photography! Also in this issue - in our inspiration section, we explore 10 reasons to embrace photography as a hobby! Discover how to match a subject into any background, in a great photo Photoshop video tutorial. And in our expert guide section, learn how to stop using auto mode forever! We also bring you an in-depth interview…

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editor’s choice

5 min
10 reasons to embrace photography as a hobby

Many people believe you can only pursue photography as a career or you have to be more “pro”. But this simply isn’t true. Photography has been around for centuries. Since its invention in Paris, France, people of all cultures and backgrounds have enjoyed taking photos for themselves and for others. There is an abundance of reasons you should pursue photography as a hobby - it’s good for your mental health and much more. Let’s have a look at some of them now. 1. STRESS RELIEF When you are a pro photographer and someone pays you to take photos, there’s a certain level of professionalism required and with that a certain level of stress! But if you are just taking photos as a hobby, those photos are being made completely for you. You…

6 min
stop using the auto mode forever!

When you first start out in photography, you’ll probably have your camera on the Auto mode. If you don’t know much about taking pictures, it will seem safest to leave decisions to the camera. And that’s fine while you’re learning – the camera will take a decent shot. But keeping your camera on auto prevents you from having any creative control and, on top of that, the camera doesn’t always make the right creative decision. In this article I’ll show you some simple techniques to help stop you from needing to use the Auto mode at all. FIRST THINGS FIRST… If you’ve only ever used your camera on Auto before, don’t feel you need to rush off and try everything in Manual mode immediately! These tips can be worked through one by one…

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6 simple camera hacks to get you off auto mode forever Watch this photography tutorial for 6 simple photography hacks that will finally get you off the AUTO mode… And start taking the photos you’ve been dreaming about since you bought your expensive camera! ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Mark Hemmings has been a professional photographer since 1998, working as a travel, street, commercial, architectural and advertising photographer. He is also the author of two books from the famous “For Dummies” series. “iPhone Photography for Dummies” is available at all major bookstores, and this coming November “Android Smartphone Photography for Dummies” will hit the shelves. Mark hosts annual photo workshops internationally in such locations as Japan, Mexico, Israel, Italy, Greece and the Caribbean. All of his workshops can be viewed here. Mark also is a prolific teacher of online photography courses, the largest and best…

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how to match a subject into any background in photoshop! compositing tutorial In this Photoshop compositing tutorial, you will learn professional techniques to create realistic composites. We will cover everything from masking, matching perspective, matching color, and everything you need to match a person into any background. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: I'm Jesus Ramirez! I'm here to help you learn Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom! The Photoshop Training Channel (PTC) has been around since 2012. You will find professional Adobe Photoshop Tutorials for photo manipulation, compositing, retouching, text effects, and much more. Follow more on the Facebook Group, YouTube & Instagram.…