Hand Tool Before and After Post-Production

The video from this G+ hangout: www.PHOTIGY.com

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

Atlanta Botanical Gardens Instagram Photos and G+ Handout Announcement

We visited the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with our kids and friends on the weekend. We were very surprised about how it looks now after reconstruction. It’s amazing! Atlanta has became a much better place than it was 10 years ago.
While Alex was shooting with an “adult” camera, I played with my Android.
I love Phone Photography because I don’t have to spend hours on editing photos, and I am able to upload it instantly to show pictures to my family and friends.


Below are some Phone Photos from our Photowalk to Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Enjoy:-) But…

Now I want to make an announcement about PHOTIGY G+ Hangout “How to Sell Images”.

Our guests: +Patricia Davidson , +Trey Ratcliff , +Thomas Hawk +Victor Bezrukov +Jay Patel +Nicole S. Young . As usual, +Dave Nitsche and Alex Koloskov will be hosting the hangout.
When: Wednesday  June 20, 2012, 10 PM Eastern time (your time: http://goo.gl/KpcIE)

How: Live broadcast here on Google Plus and on www.photigy.com.

Stay tuned for more updates to come.
Previous episodes are here: www.photigy.com/live


Atlanta Botanical Gardens Instagram Android Photos:

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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 Kiva.org.

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

By Alex Stepanov (www.astepanov.com)Say 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

Google+ Photographer’s Conference in San Francisco (May 22-23)

Traveling to San Francisco is always a Special Occasion for us, especially if it coincides with meeting so many awesome and talented people.

And we did it!

Alex Koloskov was one of the 16 + speakers at Google+ Photographer’s Conference . I was helping him and enjoying such a creative and inspiring spirit at the event. I will try to reproduce this atmosphere using pictures and videos from different photographers.

We started from Photowalk to Treasure Island:

Treasure Island Google Plus Photowalk

Despite very harsh wind we had a great time. See the video:

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 – TOP 6 Features by Russell Brown

Just love it!

Splashing Beer shot: Post-production

Tonight (Wednesday 3/21/2012) at 10PM Eastern time Alex Koloskov and  Dave Nitsche will be talking about this shot as well as will discuss and critique submission form everyone who did the assignment: The Beer Shot weekly assignment.

These are the pictures I’ve used to make the splashing beer shot:
A detailed tutorial how we did it is coming soon. Check our “E-Books” section.

Before and after photo of our upcoming ebook.

We are working on our upcoming ebook (another ebook and video from latest masterclass will be available next week), and here I would like to show you the progress. It is not a regular “before and after” image, as before is not a one image, but a  picture that showing what you can get from a set of the images using Photoshop and creativity.

Now we (Alex and I) have a good grounding in techniques, so this is time for us become more creative. We will experiment with new devices, techniques, objects. Hope it will be very interesting time.
Before and After

jewelry photography, post-production and retouching

New ebook about how we made this photo will be ready very soon.

Thank you for looking. Any feedback and suggestions are very welcome!
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How to make movie look photos in 1 minute: Our weekend camping

Our Last weekend was awesome! There were lake, forest, live music, camp fire, and great company. Thank you Sasha and Rasa for inviting us.

Below are some photos of my family. Post production have took only a couple minutes to drag sliders in Adobe camera RAW converter. This is a such creative and easy process:-)

At the bottom of the photos you can find screen shots from RAW converter which show how to achieve this film look effect (split toning and vignetting) with Adobe Camera Raw, part of Photoshop CS5.

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Photoshop film look effect

Photoshop film look effect

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WOW! Our water splash photo in 3D design

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