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TYPES OF PORTFOLIOS AND WHERE TO GET THEM

March 06, 2017
Category: How Elaine Does Things

Learn the types of portfolios available for art work and photography, where to get them and where I bought mine. 


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How To Shoot For E-commerce

January 23, 2017
Category: Tutorials
 

How Do you create a setup for E-commerce shots? How do you shoot this type of images? 


Learn the most basic and effective way to shoot e-commerce with this quick video! 




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How to Shoot Editorials with a Beauty Dish

October 31, 2016
Category: Tutorials

What is a Beauty Dish? and How do you shoot with one?



Learn the 101 on how to use this amazing modifier and how to shoot 2 


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(Español/English) WHERE I PRINT MY PICTURES

October 12, 2016
Category: Tutorials

This is my absolute favorite place to print my images!


Version en Español brincar al minuto 4:52


WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PRINTING PLACE? Feel free to share your list on a comment below and/or if you have any questions related to printing  feel free to also share it below or... Continue reading

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(Español/English) HOW TO DO BASIC SKIN RETOUCHING IN PHOTOSHOP

October 08, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to do a basic skin retouching fast and easy with 4 simple Photoshop tools!


Aprendan como hacer un retoque de piel básico, fácil y rápido con solo 4 herramientas simp... Continue reading

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(Español/English) HOW TO USE THE DODGE AND BURN TOOLS IN PHOTOSHOP

September 28, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to apply Dodging and Burning to your images in Photoshop easy and fast with the video below! This will give your images more dimension and a customized contrast!


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MY CAMERA BAG ESSENTIALS

September 26, 2016
Category: How Elaine Does Things

Take a look at what's inside my camera bag! These are my everyday essentials and the equipment pieces that you will always find inside my bags.



I will be discussing how I do photography related stuff every week with a new video upload, so stay tuned! and don't forget to SUB... Continue reading

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HOW TO ADD NOISE/GRAIN TO YOUR IMAGES IN PHOTOSHOP

September 19, 2016
Category: Tutorials



Learn how to easily add noise/grain to your pictures fast and professionally in Photoshop. 


Watch my new voice screen tutorial video below where I explain the step by step on how to use this helpful finishing tool!





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Behind the Scenes with RINCON CULT - Fall 2016 Look Book

September 15, 2016
Category: Behind the Scenes

Here is a little video of what we did behind the camera for Rincon Cult's Fall 2016 Look Book!


Make sure to visit this minimal eco-conscious shop to get more info on their amazing merch www.rinconcult.c... Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER GIVEAWAY!

September 14, 2016
Category: Giveaways

Speedlites are a great tool to create striking images or enhance the overall lighting effect easily.


This is why on this month of September I'm giving away a NEEWER TT560 SPEEDLITE !


The NEEWER TT560 is a great option to have if you're looking for an effective and r... Continue reading

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HOW TO EXPAND A SOLID BACKGROUND IN PHOTOSHOP

September 13, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to easily expand a solid background using either the Fill Tool or the Transform Tool in Photoshop!




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HOW TO SHARPEN IMAGES USING THE UNSHARP MASK FILTER IN PHOTOSHOP

September 01, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to sharpen images using the Unsharp Mark Filter in Photoshop!


Watch my new voice screen tutorial video below where I explain the step by step on how to use this conv... Continue reading

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HOW TO USE THE KELVIN TEMPERATURE MODE TO CREATE A FAST CUSTOM WHITE BALANCE

August 23, 2016
Category: Tutorials


Have you ever felt that, when adjusting your white balance, none of the usual settings seems to be working for you? This means that you have to use a custom setting, but you don't have time to pull out your WB cards to do a full custom setting, so what should you do?



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5 Ways to use Color Gels in Studio Photo Shoots

August 17, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn 5 easy ways to implement color gels in your studio photo shoots!


My favorite ways to implement these gels:


1. With the main light

2. Mixed

3. As a way to color a background

4. As props

5. As a kicker light


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HOW TO REMOVE SMALL OBJECTS FAST USING THE SPOT HEALING BRUSH IN PHOTOSHOP

August 15, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to remove small objects fast using the spot healing brush in Photoshop! 

Watch the video below to learn how to use this life and time saving tool!


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HOW TO ADJUST COLOR TONES USING COLOR BALANCE IN PHOTOSHOP

August 08, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to adjust color tones or eliminate a color cast using the Color Balance Adjustment Layer in Photoshop



Have you ever felt that a picture you took had a color cast or was slightly t... Continue reading

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AUGUST GIVEAWAY!

August 07, 2016
Category: Giveaways

Having a good space where I can have creative freedom, experiment and work on new projects is extremely important to me. I spend the majority of my time shooting inside a studio, since I've always been more drawn to create work using artific... Continue reading

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HOW TO BRIGHTEN AND DARKEN A PICTURE USING CURVES IN PHOTOSHOP

August 01, 2016
Category: Tutorials

Learn how to darken and brighten images using the Curves adjustment layer in Photoshop with this quick voice screen tutorial below. Start using Curves to make your images brighter or darker, since this adjustment layer will give you more control over the outcome and effect. 



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Light Diagram To Plan your Studio Setup

July 26, 2016
Category: Tutorials


The majority of the time I work inside a studio. There's something about having complete creative control and creating something out of nothing that makes me more exited to work on new projects. But all of you who also spend your days creating studio sets know how much time and effort is... Continue reading

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How to Shoot an Editorial Style Portrait in a Studio

July 24, 2016
Category: Tutorials


I'm exited to share my first studio tutorial video where I talk about how to create a portrait using one of my all time favorite techniques. Watch the video below to learn the step by step on how to create an elegant Editorial Style Portrait in a studio using just one light!

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