How to Face Swap in Photoshop

When it comes to portraits of children, we all struggle to balance capturing their energy and personality while getting in-focus images. Not to mention ones with kids with eyes open, looking and smiling at the camera. Of course, the parents are going to love almost every image, and this makes the photographer’s job easy, right? Well, you need to get the safe image they expect with their kids somewhat facing the camera, eyes open, and smiling. That moment isn’t easy to capture in one shot, so what we are going to create is the perfect portrait by swapping heads in Photoshop. Doing a bit of Photoshop does not mean you aren’t a good photographer. We can only control so much and are still required to deliver a somewhat perfect portrait.

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3 Beliefs That Are Holding You Back From Reaching Your Full Potential

Not so long ago I was paralyzed by limiting beliefs about my talent, my abilities, and my business as a portrait photographer. I made excuses as to why x photographer was successful, consistently booked, had a greater following, and why I did not. Always finding comfort by filling in the blanks with which obstacles (finances, equipment, knowledge, time restraints, or life circumstances) were holding me back from being the artist, creator, and business owner my heart longed for.

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Dealing With Massive Disruption in Your Photography Business

Out of nowhere, our country was hit with the largest pandemic in over 100 years. The state of California ordered nonessential businesses to shut down, all while encouraging us to maintain our staff. As we went through late March and early April, weddings on our calendar began to eviscerate. Concerned couples started postponing their weddings or canceling altogether. We were prepared for a record year, and a record year is what we are going to get. However, this is likely going to be a record low as opposed to the record high. So with that being said, how does a business immediately shift gears? We have had to deal with ups and downs before, but never a down that was so severe that it literally prohibited the main service that we provide to our clients.

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Creating Dramatic Outdoor Portraits With 1 Light Using the B10+

Dramatic portraits are easier to create than you might think. In this video I show you how to create these images straight out of camera without any photoshop. No sky swaps. Learn how to master your lighting and you will create portraits that allow your images to stand out from the crowd.

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Balancing Flash & Natural Light With the Profoto A1

Even natural light photographers should learn how to use flash with their outdoor portraits. Why? Because flash, if used correctly, will allow you to fill in those shadows without blowing out your highlights. It doesnt have to be hard. In this video, I will show you how a little pop…

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Headshot Photography Lighting: Part 1

5 Days of Learning with Sal Cincotta Join professional photographer Sal Cincotta, for five days of virtual learning with Profoto!Tune in here at 1PM Central Time on May 14, 2020 for FREE online photography training. Sal Cincotta will share educational and inspirational how-to videos over five days to help all…

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Headshot Photography Lighting: Part 2

5 Days of Learning with Sal Cincotta Join professional photographer Sal Cincotta, for five days of virtual learning with Profoto!Tune in here at 1PM Central Time on May 14, 2020 for FREE online photography training. Sal Cincotta will share educational and inspirational how-to videos over five days to help all…

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