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This Wall is Painted in Photoshop! – Incredible Brush Trick

Link to PixImperfect video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi_c-5qwXTQ Discover a weird and mind-boggling Brush trick in Photoshop that you probably didn’t know! Learn how to use advanced Photoshop Brushes and Gradient Tool with Blend Modes to create unique patterns, effects, and light leaks. … Continue reading

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For BLPG Members – Lighting Equipment Available To Borrow

MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT Lighting Equipment Available To Borrow I have acquired, for use by members of the Bridge Lake Photo Group, the contents of a small photo studio. The equipment is: 2 Elinchrom 500 strobe lights 2 light stands 2 Pocket … Continue reading

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Blake Rudis: The Power of Reflected Gradients

Blake Rudis has just published a short video exposing the power of reflected gradients to create light in your photos where there may be none or to change colours in part of your photo. Included is a set of gradients … Continue reading

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Major Changes to BLPG Website

It’s time. It’s unavoidable. The time has come to trim a lot of the accumulated images, comments, posts and so forth on the Bridge Lake Photo Group website. As a result you are going to see some major changes from … Continue reading

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Lack Inspiration For The Minimalism Challenge?

Here’s a 500Px gallery that might help you find that perfect minimalism example: https://500px.com/p/500px/galleries/minimalism-collection-1

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Using Lab To Make Your Image POP

Here’s a simple way, using Photoshop, to make your images pop. And you’ll learn a bit about using the colour mode Lab (L=Lightness, a=Channel a, b=Channel b). It’s hard to show the difference, in a post, between the two photos … Continue reading

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Keyboad Shortcuts for Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) 2020

If you look in the Members Area – Helpful Information For Members you’ll see that a new document has been added.  It’s by Julianne Kost and, in ten pages(!), it lists all the keyboard shortcuts for ACR 2020.

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Too Much Time On Your Hand? Here:

Follow this link and do what she says: https://hackingphotography.com/fun-with-multiple-exposures/ Note that the multiple exposures are just a series of single shots for each of which you move the camera just a little bit.  Got a barn nearby, or an old … Continue reading

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The Treasures of the Rijksmuseum

Do you use textures or overlays in your photo editing?  If so, you might be interested to know that Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum allows you to download and edit images any of thousands of objects (paintings, sculptures, drawings, furniture, clothing …). And … Continue reading

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Lightroom Lost My Pictures!!!

How many times have you cursed Lightroom for losing your photos? Anthony Morganti has the solution: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwHKHGY_d-c  

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