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Photoshop DIY – How to Process/Edit Photos in Photoshop!

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(after processing/editing)

I’ve been snooping around for some DIYs on YouTube and found this great Photography DIY on how to edit photos in Photoshop.  I find out that it’s actually channel of Lilian, one of our bloggers on BagWhiz and Mattresszine.

Anyways, Lilian has some really great photography/Photoshop skills I didn’t know about, watch this video on how quickly/efficiently she processes/edits a photo.

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Canon EOS 1D Mark V Coming Tomorrow?

Lately I have been sorta addicted with the latest Canon EOS DSLR news as I am planning to get one myself soon.  Engadget reports that the Canon EOS 1D Mark V might be available soon, like tomorrow!

we’re now hearing that Canon just might be readying a new pro-level DSLR for a Tuesday launch. The long-awaited successor to the EOS 1D Mark III is reportedly on the way, and considering that the Japanese do everything they possibly can to avoid the number four

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Photography DIY – How to Make a Cheap 40-inch Photo Reflector!

While you can actually buy a 40-inch photo reflector for about $40 on Amazon, you can also make it yourself for just $8.

If you are into photography, I think this is definitely a great way to save you some big bucks, especially if you need multiple photo reflectors for your next photo shoot.

So photography is not only a hobby of mine, but also more or less absolute necessity for what I do here on

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DSLR Hack – How to Make a Cheap Image Stabilizing Device for your DSLR Camera!

I have to admit that one of my future goals is to become a photographer.  After doing some quick shots on my Canon SD camera, I realized that to take awesome photographs, I would first need a DSLR camera with the right lense.  On top of that, these DSLR cameras are capable of shooting some really great theater-like HD videos.

Well, my hopes are on the

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FREE San Francisco Ocean Beach, Sutro, and Golden Gate Bridge Photos!

(Above is shot of ocean beach right after the storm, couple “dunes” formed, weird huh?)

I took bunch of great photos today in San Francisco, specifically in Ocean Beach, Sutro Baths, and Golden Gate

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Photography Hack – How to Make a Gyro Image Stabilizer!

If you are sorta serious about photography, you might want to consider making yourself one of these “gyro” image stabilizers that will allow you to take perfect photos.  Learn how to make the gyro image stabilizer by following step-by-step instructions here. (via ohgizmo)

This image stabilizer can be used with any lens and camera. It works the in same way as the Hubble telesc

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Photography DIY – How to Make a Fisheye Lens for your Digital Camera!

Last time we featured a photography DIY on how to make your own fisheye lens for a DSLR camera.  Well, that one is great if you have a DSLR but for the rest of us, you can refer to this awesome guide on how to make a fisheye lens for your digital camera on a budget.

I really like this method as it’s simple to make/implement, will be trying it this weekend for sheezy.

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Cool Rocket Launch Pic!

Here’s a cool pic of a real rocket launch, close-up by a photographer who setup a sound-activated camera.  His camera lens was destroyed but the picture was salvaged.  And yes, picture is worth a thousand words for sure.

via gizmodo

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Great Guide to DIY Photography

I’ve been getting more and more interested into photography, dunno why but I have to admit that I have been “tinkering” with lightboxes and taking better photographs. (Below is my best work I did while blogging at Ocean Beach couple months ago, okay, I suck…)

I found this great guide to DIY photography though, check it out.

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Nikon D300s Hands-On Review!

For those of you who are looking for a new DSLR camera, you might want to check out the Nikon D300s hands-on review by guys over at Engadget.

I will one day get my hands on one of these expensive digital cameras with 12.3 megapixel CMOS sensor and 720p movie mode, well, I will have to wait but if you can afford it, pre-or

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