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5 Tips on Photographing Fireworks

The 4th of July is this coming Tuesday which means the sky will be filled with colors and there’ll be a long weekend full of fun activities leading up to it! Make a ProShow slideshow highlighting your weekend of all the energy, color, and action photos you captured.

Not sure how to capture fireworks in a picture? We’ve got an oldie but goodie list of tips below to help you take great firework photos.Continue reading

“Follow Your Bliss” with Gareth Rockliffe

Photo by Gareth Rockliffe

Today’s guest post comes from landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe.

“Follow your bliss” it’s advice given out all the time. Find what you love and pursue it with all your heart. I have tried to live my life by this, not always succeeding; sometimes, like others, I’ve fallen into doing work just for the dollar. The reality is though when I look back; all my best work has been when I shoot what I love.Continue reading

Spotlighted Show: Gareth Rockliffe Fine Art Photography

Photo by landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe

This week’s spotlighted show comes from soulful landscape and portrait photographer Gareth Rockliffe. Gareth and his wife/business partner were recently offered the opportunity to capture the beauty of Prince Edward Island for two weeks. They had total creative control over this project. Continue reading

5 Tips for Taking Product Photos on a White Background

Have you ever wondered how people get amazing product shots on a solid white background? You know…the ones with jewelry, clothes, supplies, and so many other products. These pictures are professional looking, clean, simple, and don’t have much distractions around them.

It looks like it’s a difficult process that only professionals can do, but it’s actually really simple and anyone can do it!Continue reading

Customizing! The Reason ProShow Shines Above All the Rest

Photo by Suzette Allen

Intro by Skip Cohen

Suzette Allen’s slideshow above is the perfect example of how ProShow gives you the ability to customize your presentations without going overboard.

Think about it for a second. If you’ve been in the industry ten years or more, you can see the transition of trends in creativity thanks to technology. Wander back a few years and we saw a trend of too many artists becoming filter junkies. Images, that might have been fine with the simplicity of the quality of the photograph itself, were being overloaded with filter effects. Continue reading

Spotlighted Show: Katherine Foreman Photography

Photo By Katherine Foreman

This week’s spotlighted show features the work of Katherine Foreman Photography. Katherine made a beautiful ProShow slideshow of a fun engagement session she had.

She puts her heart and soul into her work and loves creating images that capture the personality and story of her clients. The results are photos that will remind her clients of the way they lived, laughed, and loved for years to come. Continue reading

10 Tips for Photographing Sunrises and Sunsets

Sunset from Mt. Jeez, Malabar Farm State Park, Ohio. Sigma SD Quattro, Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 Zoom Lens. f/8. Gitzo GT2451EX tripod and Gitzo ball head. Image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, Photomatix Pro, and Photoshop CC. Photo © 2017 David FitzSimmons. All rights reserved.

Today’s guest post comes from photographer and author David FitzSimmons.

No time of day is as spectacular than the ends of the day, when brilliant colors abound. At sunrise and sunset, the rays of the sun get bent by the atmosphere, creating scenes with all the colors of the spectrum. Planning, perceiving the changing colors, and composing well will allow you to produce stunning images at the ends of the day.

To help prepare you for these wonderful times, below are ten tips for shooting sunrises and sunsets like a pro:Continue reading