Understand how to edit and manipulate the colors of your images

Do you understand color correction? Here’s a quick overview…

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I want to talk to you a little bit about making color adjustments to images. Now, before you can really adjust or manipulated an image you first need to understand a little bit about the process. When using raw file formats or images displayed on screen we’re generally talking about images that are made up of red green and blue. …

Stunning Model Shoot using Karl Taylor Professional Lighting Gels

New Karl Taylor professional photography gel packs

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This was fun! Shot with my new custom lighting gel packs. Click on the video below… I visit LEE Filters to discover where they actually manufacture and colorize polyester film to ultimately create the gels (diffusion material) which I use in my professional photography studio. Learn the process involved and how they achieve a higher standard of color control over competing …

High Speed Sync flash with a DSLR - Example 1

broncolor ‘How To’ shoot High Speed Sync flash with a DSLR

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In this ‘How To’ video Urs and I demonstrate the new High Speed Sync capabilities of the Siros Lights with the new RFS2.2 trigger, allowing to sync your flash up to 1/8000th of a second on a DSLR. Check this video to see the cool effects possible with this feature. Using standard Speed Sync flash with a DSLR Using High …

Karl Taylor getting more out of his diving with a DPV

Adventure and exploration

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Diving for me (like photography) is a huge passion. It’s something I’ve been doing for over 25 years and it provides my life with a sense of adventure and exploration that in many ways makes me feel ‘alive’! Recently I told you about my experiences training to become a Technical Diver. You can find these articles on my blog. Just …

The Naked Camera - Image Break down - #TheNakedCamera

The breakdown of an image #TheNakedCamera

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Karl's Viewpoint, Photography Knowledge, Professional Photography Knowledge 47 Comments

Click the image above to see a larger version – Opens in a new window. Here is another image related to forthcoming #TheNakedCamera. On the previously posted image I asked for people to give me their thoughts on how the shot was made and this sparked some interesting debate. As such I decided to post more pictures in the coming …

The Naked Camera Model Shot 1 #TheNakedCamera

How was this portrait shoot set-up? #TheNakedCamera

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I hope you’d agree that this is a good shot. I certainly loved shooting it! Now, you only have to follow my Facebook, YouTube and Instagram channels to discover how frequently I’m questioned about my photo shoot set-ups. So, with that in mind I thought I’d start a conversation going with you guys! Comment below with your thoughts and opinions about how I captured …