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How Much Do Oliphant Backdrops Cost? Answer: Over $1,000


Oliphant Backdrops are iconic backdrops used in portrait photography. You’ve probably seen these backdrops in photos by Annie Leibovitz and many other famous photographers. Art always comes with a price and rightfully so, and the biggest question many people ask is how much the backdrops cost. Photographer Felix Kunze was ...

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How to Accurately Color Match in Photoshop


Adjusting colors of specific elements in a photograph can be used to bring harmony to an image or to add creative flair. Here’s a 5-minute video that shows how to match colors in Photoshop. Russell Brown’s example photograph features a red chair sitting in front of a water scene, wearing ...

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Nikon Unveils 3 New Lenses: A 28mm f/1.4, 10-20mm, and 8-15mm


Nikon has just unveiled 3 new wide-angle lenses: the AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.4E ED, AF-P DX NIKKOR 10-20mm f/4.5-5.6G VR, and AF-S Fisheye NIKKOR 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED. The 10-20mm is a budget-friendly wide-angle zoom for DX-format cameras, and the 8-15mm is Nikon’s first ever fisheye zoom lens. AF-S NIKKOR 28mm ...

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The Essential Phone Has Dual Cameras, 4K, and a Dedicated B&W Sensor


Android co-founder Andy Rubin and his new startup company, Essential Products, just launched its first product: a powerful smartphone called the Essential Phone. Its photo-related features include dual 13MP cameras, 4K video, and a dedicated monochrome sensor for “true” black-and-white photography. “Essential Products is a new type of company focused ...

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How NOT to Photograph a Wedding as a Guest


There’s a new cringeworthy video making the rounds that shows what can happen when a wedding guest’s attempt at capturing the perfect photo goes very, very wrong. The Brazilian photography website Amor Pela Fotografia shared the 25-second video on its Facebook page. As the bride in the video walks down ...

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