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conceptualizing photos in black and white

The alluring monochrome effect of black and white photography draws the audience’s eye to structural elements of the image, utilizing techniques like composition and framing. Visuals are comprised of differences in shadows and contrast, requiring the artist’s eye to see beyond the world of color, and use photography to shed light on aspects of a subject which are not always seen at first glance.

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5 tips for composition distortion in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I outline 5 tips on using Adobe Photoshop to create compositions focusing on distortion and photo manipulation. Using tools like Select and Mask and Gradients can help blend elements of your composition, while adding a texture overlay is a great way to achieve cohesiveness in design.

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ARTSPEAKS episode 1: the art of creating in the moment

I recently got to sit down with self-made photographer and videographer, Rey Aldana to discuss the inspiration behind his work, and how creating in the moment is much more rewarding than trying to create the moment itself. His work focuses on the people around him, and the beauty of living a life that art wants to imitate.

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