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Create Breath-Taking Pictures: The Ultimate Guide to Weed Photography

More than 33 states, as well as the District of Columbia, have passed laws legalizing marijuana in some form. This means that the cannabis industry is growing in the U.S. Cashing in on new opportunities now is a great way to get a leg up on this expanding, popular industry. One great way to get involved is through photography. Weed photography is not only popular on Instagram, but also for businesses in the industry looking to showcase their plants and […]

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A Website Is More Than Just Design! Your Guide to Web Designing and Programming

A great website is a marriage between web designing and programming. Both have to be working in sync to deliver a top user experience. Website users are fickle. They expect a website to look sharp and run smoothly. If it doesn’t, they will go away and go to another site to get the information they need. As a website developer, you need to know both to create a website that people will love. Here’s what you need to know about […]

The Importance of Choosing the Right Color Scheme for your Website

We humans are primarily visually-driven creatures. Most of our decisions rely on what we perceive. Although, we might not be consciously aware of it. The internet, as you may have noticed, is an explosion of colors. You will find different websites employing all sorts of backgrounds and color schemes to entice the viewer to keep on scrolling. And considering the rise of internet dependency, one could say that websites have achieved their goal. Certainly, at TextureX, we have done our […]

How to Add Texture in Photoshop

If you are looking for the fastest and easiest way of how to add texture in Photoshop, this tutorial is what you need. From time to time adding textural patterns or portrait background textures to photographs can make them pop and stylish. In this post, you will see and learn how to apply a wood texture to your photos in Photoshop CC in less than 10 minutes and 5 steps. The textures are an awesome resource for creative photographers, photo […]

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Get Paid for Pics: 10 Tips for Your First Event Photography Gig

Considering event photography? Did you know that the average photographer only makes $20.17 per hour? That an annual wage of $41,940 per year, which isn’t much in today’s economy. If you strive to make more than that, you’ve got to outperform your competition. How? It’s simple. You’ve got to take better photos than your competition. You need to connect better with your customers. You must also develop a better portfolio. Marketing is another must. If you run your own studio, […]

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Headshot Photography Tips: How to Get a Killer Shot Every Time

The world’s first ever portrait photograph was by Robert Cornelius. As it was of himself it was also the first ever selfie. This headshot was taken in 1839. It’s not always easy to take a flattering and captivating headshot. Read on for some headshot photography tips that will help you make sure you get a killer image every time. Headshot Photography Tips Taking photographs is not just about the technical aspects of the camera. You need to consider lighting, composition, […]

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Expand Your Toolkit: 8 Things You Should Know How to Do In Photoshop

Longing for a more “pure” era of photography? Cut that out, because such an era is more myth than reality. There have been ways to touch up and alter photographs for as long as there’s been photography. Like it or not, any semi-professional photographer worth their salt has to know some Photoshop skills if they want to stay afloat in the industry. Knowing a few things to do in Photoshop doesn’t mean going overboard. There’s a fine line between subtle, […]

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Step By Step Guide for Converting a Photo to a Vector

You have the perfect photo to enlarge for the party, but the photo-printing website keeps alerting you that the image quality is too low for that size photo. What will you do?! It’s not the end of the world as you know it! You can convert your photo to a vector! Vectorize it! Let’s check it out. What is a Vector? A vector is an image that you can reduce or enlarge without losing quality. Vector images are comprised of […]

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A Simple Guide to Documentary Photography

Documentary photography technically predates even photography itself. The idea of documenting has been around for as long as humans have been able to communicate with each other. That kind of long-lasting legacy should be a source of pride and fulfillment in any aspiring photographer. Today, we’re going to take a quick look at documentary photography as a whole as well as some helpful pro tips and tricks. What is Documentary Photography? Documentary style photography is exactly what its name implies. […]

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5 Tips for Capturing Beautiful Outdoor Photography

Photography brings images to life with the click of a button, but there is a lot more that goes on behind the scenes. Photography may look easy, but there are many intricate facets involved in the photo process, such as white balance, F-stops, and apertures. Here are five tips for capturing beautiful outdoor photography. 1. Finding the Right White Balance To find the right balance, you will need to find the white balance. Objects that appear white with the naked […]