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Video: BJJ Fighters – Pose, Shoot, Photoshop

In this video, we take a couple of good friends of the studio – Chris and Ben – who are both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Fighters and create some images for their new YouTube channel. I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to show: How I work with, pose and frame two subjects for an image that will fit a wide aspect ratio (for …

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Four more portraits – all people this episode (no dogs for all you canine portrait fanatics!) As always, some lovely work in here. I also go through the criteria by which images are judged in photographic competitions using the SWPP standard criteria (I think the WPPI criteria are almost identical.) They can be found here if you’re curious. JOIN NOW …

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Four more images from corporate to canine portraits. If you’re interested in this critique, you may also be interested in the latest Post-Production video about creating images of black dogs on black backgrounds.  That video can be found here. If you would like your images included in one of the critiques, please use the Image Critique menu option above to …

Walkthrough: Black Dog, Black Background

Some of our members are creating beautiful images of dogs on black backgrounds and so I thought I’d post up some of the techniques we use here to make the process both effective and efficient. It’s about half an hour long and takes us through the process from the original rough image through to the finished PSD and covers: Prepping …

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Four more images (and I’ve been working on some new graphics to go with it!) From high-key to low, street to studio. Enjoy! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish). Your image will then appear in one of the future episodes! …