Little Girl and Starfish: Before and After



A credit for a starfish goes to TreadCarefully from Thank you.

Before and After Picture and How We Made Google Splash

This image was made by $200 P&S Nikon S8100 camera:-)

(Noise was added in Photoshop)

The Making of Google: Happy birthday, Google Plus!

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Jewelry Retouching: Before and After

Not HDR. San Francisco at Night: Before and After

Do not miss a new post of a great photographer Alex Stepanov from San Francisco on WWW.PHOTIGY.COM

Of smoke: a field guide to photographing smoke

Perfume Bottle: Before and After Post-Production

Recent Photography News at WWW.PHOTIGY.COM

San Francisco HDR and The Google + One Year Anniversary Photowalk in Atlanta, GA

To celebrate the first year of Google+ and the photography community, we’re doing a photowalk in downtown Atlanta.

Where and When:

June 30th

We will meet at Centennial Olympic Park at 5:00 pm.
At 7:00 pm we’ll all meet at a restaurant somewhere close to share photos, hang out, and have some prizes (yep!) and get to know each other.
At 8:30 we will continue the Photowalk, and shoot night Atlanta.

Photographers of all skill and levels are welcome. From beginners to pros. What if you only have a phone camera? YES! you too!
If you plan attending, please register on photowalk’s Plancast page


See you on Photowalk! Genia

Hand Tool Before and After Post-Production

The video from this G+ hangout:

Do not miss it: Tonight, PHOTIGY LIVE hangout: How to Sell Images

Before and After HDR Photo and PHOTIGY News

HDR “Before and After” photo from Atlanta BoTanical Gardens:

Do not forget to visit WWW.PHOTIGY.COM for new stuff. Below are the links to the new posts.

20 Amazing liquid desktop wallpapers for all devices, including Retina displays

We have these twenty amazing high-speed liquid photos that we turned into a wallpapers gallery for your PC/Mac (including the new MacBook Pro with retina display), Ipad/iPhone and Android devices. Me have decided to give financial help to people who need it by donating 50% of the profits of this wallpaper set to

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 Do-It-Yourself Studio Lighting: Sony speaker shot step-by-step

By Alex Stepanov ( what you want folks but I like watching shows like “American Test Kitchen”. First, I like good food. More important though, I like that those people always experiment and play with things that have been around forever and yet, they manage to come up with something new I have not heard before.


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Before and After HDR photo and PHOTIGY news

Inside Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Fransisco:

Visit our “Technically Advanced Photography” Project WWW.PHOTIGY.COM to view photos, find tutorials, and read industry updates:

BTS of Sephora assignment: how to shoot glossy subjects
 Product photography tutorial – BTS: working with glossy subjects. Continue reading: BTS of Sephora assignment: how to shoot glossy subjects
 Industry News & Deals #1
 Daily deals, arrivals and photography industry updates. Continue reading: Industry News & Deals #1
How the image was created: a Dremel Tool shot
Behind the scene: shooting a dremel tool. Continue reading: How the image was created: a Dremel Tool shot
Studio Photography Insights: Hand Tool shot
Latest Weekly assignment results, video and more. Continue reading: Studio Photography Insights: Hand Tool shot
Food Photography Tutorial, Part one
Food Photography tutorial and bonus: BTS of the macro food shot (premium content)Continue reading: Food Photography Tutorial, Part one
Weekly photography digest #3

How to make a Windex Bottle look beautiful. Post-production.

Recently we had a Google+ “Studio Photography Insights” Hangout assignment to shoot a Windex bottle. This is Alex Koloskov’s and my attempt. Below I will describe a post-production part of this project in outline way.

I have two source files. One for the bottle and the other for the spurt.

Continue reading How to make a Windex Bottle look beautiful. Post-production.