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July 21, 2016

Ep 83 How to make or find the best backgrounds for portrait shoots

In this MacGyver-style episode, Gina and Valerie discuss inexpensive and innovative ways to create a range of diverse backgrounds to use in your photo shoots. These ideas are particularly useful for portrait and lifestyle photography, but could also be used in other types of photography. From simple hacks, to fairy lights, wallpapers and Gobos, you’ll learn ways to transform your backgrounds in an instant. #ginachallenge #checkoutmybackground Click play to listen to the podcast or find it on iTunes here. If you don’t use iTunes you can get the feed here, or listen to us on Stitcher radio. Show notes Listener Questions Peter Foote: “Those that do commercial fashion stuff. Do you charge per image, per hour, or just a half or full day rate?” We answer in this week’s episode. Notes: Charge by half day or full day Catalogue per shot Plus assistant Plus studio hire Plus files per shot...

Lightroom quick tip

How to improve an image in 10 seconds using the shadow and highlight sliders in Lightroom. If I was ever going to nominate a Lightroom adjustment employee of the week, it would definitely be a tie between the highlights and shadow sliders in the develop module. In this tutorial I show you how to radically improve your images using these sliders and why you should step away from the exposure slider.

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