Guest Blog: Adobe Stock Contributor Evangelist and Entertainment Photographer Mat Hayward


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Photographer Mat Hayward wearing oversized red glasses and a red feather boa

When my family and I were searching for the perfect puppy, my wife thought we were buying him for our children and as a household companion. Little did she know that I had a hidden agenda. I was on the hunt for the perfect stock model. While she was worried about temperament and overall health, my only requirement was that he be photogenic. Hold your judgment; Hudson is by far my best-selling model earning me thousands of dollars, and his modeling fee is just one piece of popcorn.

Hudson the Golden Retriever, emerging from a pile of leaves to steal your heart.
Hudson the Golden Retriever, emerging from a pile of leaves to steal

Broken leg in cast with patient in hospital bed
Jason Momoa kissing his reflection
Lady Gaga in a white dress at the Academy Awards
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performing on stage
Russell Wilson getting slimed
Bright, colorful jellybeans in red, green, pink, blue, yellow and orange colors.
Woman smiling on NYC street
Couple at home reading book
Woman with blue hair and red glasses wearing black and white striped shirt, standing in front of yellow background, holding pink and yellow balloons with confetti falling around her

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New KelbyOne Class: Introduction to Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop


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Introduction to Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop with Victoria Pavlov

Learn how to get started as a digital painter in Photoshop with Victoria Pavlov! Whether you’ve painted before or are just getting started, this class will give you the foundation you need to add digital painting to your skillset. Victoria guides you through setting up your workspace for painting, organizing your brushes and brush presets, and introduces you to Creative Cloud libraries before diving into the art of painting itself. There are lessons on starting a digital painting from scratch, digital painting for photographers, and tips and techniques for making Continue reading “New KelbyOne Class: Introduction to Digital Painting in Adobe Photoshop”

Guest Blog: Rick & Susan Sammon Share Some Photo Tips From Their New Oregon Coast Photo Road Trip Book


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Rick and Susan Sammon with their new book, Oregon Coast Photo Road Trip – How to Eat, Stay, Play And Shoot Like A Pro

Hey Scott! Thank you for having us here on your awesome blog. It’s always an honor. And thanks Brad Moore for putting this all together! You Rock, too – especially with your rock and roll photographs.

In this post Susan and I will share some of the photo tips (many more in the book) from our most recent book: Oregon Coast Photo Road Trip – How to eat, stay, play and shoot like a pro.

As the title implies, it more than just a photo book. It’s travel guide to one of the most beautiful places in the United States,

Horse Silhouette at Sunset on Bandon Beach
Mother Seal and Pup at Strawberry Hill
Sea Stars on Mussel-Covered Rock at Strawberry Hill
Devil's Punchbowl
Long Exposure Black and White Photo with Silky Water at Coquille River Lighthouse
Before and After: Adding Lens Flare to Yaquina Head Lighthouse.
Wave Crashing into Spouting Horn, near Thor’s Well in Yachats
Horse Running on Bandon Beach
Coquille Lighthouse in Bandon
Seal Rock Recreating Site

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New KelbyOne Class: Mastering Metadata in Lightroom Classic


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Mastering Metadata in Lightroom Classic with Terry White

Learn how to become a master of metadata in Lightroom Classic! Join Terry White as he takes a deep dive into all of the ways you can add, edit, and utilize information about your photographs in your workflow. Metadata is simply information about your photos, and can include information applied during capture by your camera as well as information you add within Lightroom Classic. In this class Terry teaches you how to create and apply metadata templates, how to manually enter IPTC information, the value of keywording, how name people using facial Continue reading “New KelbyOne Class: Mastering Metadata in Lightroom Classic”

Guest Blog: Wedding Photographer and Videographer, Kompactfaen


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The founders of Kompactfaen

Finding Your Foothold In A Saturated Industry Is A Problem Us Photographers And Videographers Face

Wedding photography and videography can be a little tricky – it’s easy to produce repeated works or get too caught up in following trends that currently work. Sometimes we wonder if we’re able to break through the cycle and create something new that has never been seen in the wedding photography and videography industry. At times, the industry is seemingly stagnant. At times, everyone struggles to find their foothold in this saturated industry. It is a problem we all face and

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Guest Blog: How Do I Do That in InDesign? I Wrote A Book! – Dave Clayton


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In case you hadn’t already figured it out from the blog title, that’s me, Dave Clayton, on the right, and the book I just wrote, How Do I Do That In InDesign?, on the left!

Celebrating 10 years with KelbyOne!!

As a graphic designer of 20+ years, and a user of InDesign for the same length of time, that is a question I get asked a lot when I talk to other designers who haven’t braved the wonders of the little “Id” icon in their tool bar. InDesign is used to create printed items such as posters, flyers, brochures,

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New KelbyOne Class – Lightpainting: Macro, Models, & Outdoor Location Portraits


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Lightpainting: Macro, Models, & Outdoor Location Portraits with Dave Black

Break out your flashlight and join Dave Black for some lightpainting fun with flowers, models, and more. You may know Dave Black as a sports photographer, but he has taken the art of lightpainting to new levels from years of practice, experimenting, and getting creative.

Dave begins the class with a daytime walk scouting for small world subjects to photograph, and then takes you step-by-step through his process for lightpainting small world scenes in daylight. From there, Dave heads into the studio for a stunning series of lightpainting portraits with Continue reading “New KelbyOne Class – Lightpainting: Macro, Models, & Outdoor Location Portraits”

Guest Blog: Portrait Photographer Frank Doorhof


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Have you always wondered how images like the one below are lit?

Have you ever tried to get those beautiful distinct lines from venetian blinds?

Hi guys, and welcome to my guest blog.

Over the years I’ve taught many workshops, and one of the things that always strikes me is that a lot of people are very focused on lighting setups. Even when you look at books and videos, it’s almost always about lighting setups.

Don’t get me wrong, those are pretty awesome. But the problem with this train of thought is that although you can now copy something, you

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New KelbyOne Class: The Secrets To Restoring Old Photos


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The Secrets To Restoring Old Photos with Dave Cross

Learn how to bring new life to old photos! Join Dave Cross for an in-depth look at various tools, techniques, and strategies for restoring old photographs. Dave starts with a look at options and considerations for capturing digital versions of your photos, then lays out his fundamental strategies for his restoration workflow. Dave builds on that foundation with a series of lessons that tackle the common scenarios you will encounter when working with old photos. From dealing with faded color to removing various types of spots to putting torn photos back Continue reading “New KelbyOne Class: The Secrets To Restoring Old Photos”

Guest Blog: Photographer, Educator, and Author Robert Vanelli


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Are you a Photographer, Retoucher or Graphic Artist?

This article was inspired by an interaction I had with a member of a Facebook photography group I belong to. A member posted an image of a bride standing in front of a jungle gym on a playground. He removed the jungle gym and was looking for praise in the form of asking for critiques. When he didn’t get the positive feedback he was hoping for, he proceeded to argue why he felt the image was his best work. I simply asked him if he is a photographer, retoucher, or graphic artist.

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New Class: Making Beautiful Photo Books in Lightroom Classic


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Making Beautiful Photo Books in Lightroom Classic with Scott Kelby

Get ready to fall in love with making photo books in Lightroom Classic! Join Scott Kelby for a close up look at what’s new, how to get started on the right foot, and how to make your photo book look amazing. Adobe has added new features to the Book module that take the experience of customizing a photo book to a whole new level. Whether you are making books for a gift, for sale, or for yourself, you will come away with the skills to create an absolutely beautiful book Continue reading “New Class: Making Beautiful Photo Books in Lightroom Classic”

Guest Blog: Environmental Portrait Photographer and Conceptual Digital Artist Kirk Marsh


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SHAKE IT UP!

Over and over again, we are told to create a personal style. As we find our personal style, it starts to become recognizable and that is fantastic. What do we do when the bookings start to come in more and more and the work starts to become, well…work? Many people relish this thought, but coming to terms with the reality of creating the same type of image day in and day out for clients can become a grind.

Several photographers whom I highly respect have had this happen to them in my chosen field of compositing. I

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New Class: Essentials For A Sports Photography Business


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Essentials For A Sports Photography Business with Dave Black

For anyone wanting to get started in sports photography there’s no better brain to pick than the legendary Dave Black. In this class, moderated by Scott Kelby, Dave takes questions from a live audience on a range of sports photography topics. As the questions come in and the answers flow, Dave shares his well earned insights into a range of topics, such as choosing the right gear for the sport you are covering, how to work with a wire service, how to get credentials, what makes a photo publishable, who Continue reading “New Class: Essentials For A Sports Photography Business”

Guest Blog: Architectural and Fine Art Photographer Jeff Leimbach


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Some Thoughts From My New Class, “What To Shoot When There Is Nothing To Shoot,” on KelbyOne

I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to present my class What to Shoot When There is Nothing to Shoot on KelbyOne.com. I’ve been around KelbyOne for a long time in a supporting role, and now I’m thankful I can contribute in a bigger way.

Let me tell you a little about my class.

Most classes out there teach you how to shoot, but very few, if any, teach you what to shoot. This class gives you practical shooting

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New Class – Uncovering The Magic of the Rainforest: Costa Rica


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Uncovering The Magic of the Rainforest: Costa Rica with Rick Sammon

Pack your virtual bags and join Rick Sammon in beautiful Costa Rica as he shares his tips, tricks, and techniques for getting the most out of a trip to the rainforest. In this class you’ll learn what gear to bring and how to care for it, how to photograph everything from wildlife to seascapes, how to use accessories like polarizers, ring flash, and macro lenses, along with a ton of tips for enhancing your rainforest experience. In every lesson Rick shares his approach to getting the shot while sharing Continue reading “New Class – Uncovering The Magic of the Rainforest: Costa Rica”

Guest Blog: A Destination Wedding Photographer, Qay Majid


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I like to think I’m a regular guy; a husband and father who loves traveling, food, movies, and music. But of all my passions, photography sets my soul on fire, and I always wanted to turn my biggest passion into a career. 

I took my first steps into the industry working as a second-shooter for other photographers, but after a while, I wanted to go my own way. 

It took me some time to find my own style and identity as a photographer. It was a steep learning curve, and there was a lot of trial and error,

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New Class – Advanced Photoshop Compositing: The Art of Storytelling


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Advanced Photoshop Compositing: The Art of Storytelling with Kirk Marsh

Step right up, step right up, and welcome to the big show! Join Kirk Marsh at the Vernardos Circus for a class on conceptual composite photography. In this class Kirk goes through his process of separately photographing a circus strongman and a juggler with the goal of compositing them both together into a fantastic and magical final image. Kirk goes through the gear used, his camera settings, the location set up, props, wardrobe, and how to approach creating the elements for the final composition.

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Guest Blog: Real Estate and Interior Design Photographer Colleen Scott


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How I Became a Real Estate Photographer + 8 Tips to Help You Get Started

As I reflect on my 20s, I realize it probably sounds like the same story as a lot of other millennials: broke, confused, directionless, and full of wanderlust. Upon graduating with a degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University in 2012, I was having difficulty landing a job and honestly had no idea what to do with myself. So, I did the only thing I could afford to do, which was move home to my parent’s house in Beaumont, Texas.

I

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New Class: What To Shoot When There Is Nothing To Shoot


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What To Shoot When There Is Nothing To Shoot with Jeff Leimbach

We’ve all had those days when you’re racking your brain for something to photograph. Join Jeff Leimbach for a class packed with inspiration for new ideas, places, and times to create photos! It’s always a good idea to have some additional photographic ideas in your back pocket for those occasions when your original plans just don’t work out. No matter where you are, the time of day, or the type of weather, there’s always something to shoot if you are creative. By the end of the class you’ll Continue reading “New Class: What To Shoot When There Is Nothing To Shoot”

Guest Blog: Headshot Photographer Chris Gillett


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He stared at me with a blank look on his face. It was a look of surprise and embarrassment that betrayed the fact that he had never considered this very fundamental question before. He was a marketer for a large international law firm, and the answer to this question should have informed many different decisions he made in marketing the firm. I wasn’t very surprised by his reaction.

I used to be a trial lawyer and I am accustomed to cross examining people. This felt exactly like that. “Why do you put pictures of the lawyers on your website?”

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