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Sunday, August 30, 2015

#Photoshop: Using a Depth Mask to Simulate Volumetric Effects

“Simulate volumetric effects”…what? Those just sound like a bunch of big, fancy words. In plain English, what exactly is a volumetric effect?
Put simply, a volumetric effect represents what happens to a subject when it exists in a semi-transparent substance such as fog, smoke, or murky water.
Okay. So what does this have to do with a…what did you call it…depth mask?

#Photoshop: Using a Depth Mask to Simulate Volumetric Effects

Water guns - Wasserwerfer

Water guns are great. For sport not to splash water against your own people in the streets. Unfortunately there is no video game with water guns.

Wasserwerfer find ich toll. Als Sportgerät, nicht als Waffe, mit dem man auf die eigenen Leute schießt. Leider gibt es kein Videospiel mit Wasserwerfer.

Song of the day: I love you and it's true,...

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#Photography: Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Photographers tend to pay a lot of attention to light. In fact, we often think of light as one of the most important aspects of photography. On the other hand, shadows may seem to be less important…

#Photography: Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

#Photography: Digital Photography Tip: Shooting in Bright Sunlight

It’s that time of year when the sun is high in the sky for much of the day. The brightness and warmth of these long days may seem to be made for taking photographs. But, in fact, shooting in direct, harsh sunlight can result in photos that are high contrast, with blown out highlights and deep shadows. Bright overhead sunlight can cause colors to look washed out. And, if you are photographing people, the sunlight can cause them to squint which distorts a person’s facial features.

#Photography: Digital Photography Tip: Shooting in Bright Sunlight