The editing decisions you make when using photo editing software like Photoshop can only work as well as the basic picture that was taken. It’s my view that most people who own even high grade cameras don’t know how to use the basic settings or what they mean. It’s also my view that since about 15 minutes of training would clear all this up, micro stockers in particular need to master the electronic CCD settings on their digital camera.
Dieting is a national topic. it is a global concern. But gourmet recipes and gastronomy dining are some of the hottest and most searchable topics online today. These websites need eye candy, mouth watering pictures to keep browsers and readers engaged long enough to scan webpage content.
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Look at some of your plain or blank abstract pictures you think have no impact. Think about blending them. Either use paste at 20% or less density, or try to blend them horizontally or vertically. Two pictures send twice the message of one plain image, and the combined meaning can be unmistakeable. Composition can do this job sometimes, unless the items are so disparate they would never occur in “nature”.
Stuck for a light to use as a flash but low on budget? Grab a couple of flash cameras at the dollar store and snap for a flash light during an exposure at variable speeds. These can do the work of reflectors in a pinch. Check out the results, making notes regarding what angle and timing you used from the depress.