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Tips, tutorials and expert techniques to bring your visual content creation ideas to life

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Architectural experience trains Dishank's eye in contrast and composition

Meet Dishank, an Indian Architect turned photographer who loves the idea of portraying stories and narratives through pixels and lenses.

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How to create an awesome 3D effect on your photos using your phone

Give your photos a pop of life with a 3D effect! Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to do this using CapCut.

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Remove unwanted objects from any background in Photoshop

Here's the quickest and most efficient way to remove unwanted objects from any background using Photoshop! Check out this tutorial.

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Move an object to a new position on any background in Photoshop

Want to learn how to reposition any objects in any background using Photoshop's Content-Aware Move Tool? Check out this tutorial!

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Create repetition in your image with a quick way to clone objects with Photoshop

Here's a quick tutorial on how to create repetition effect in your images using Photoshop.

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Quickest way to change the color of anything in Photoshop

Learn the quickest way to recolor any objects using the Color Replacement Tool in Photoshop.

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How to Create a Luxe Underwater Reflection Effect for Product Photography

Find out how to achieve a luxe looking effect of a reflection of rippling water to add some summer vibes to your next shoot.

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Step up your product photography game with these resourceful DIY risers

Explore more ways to stylise your product photography setup by being resourceful and creative with risers!

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Staying in inspires Madhu to explore her passion for photography in new and delicious ways!

Get to know how talented photographer Madhumitha mastered the art of food and product photography in the comfort of her home.

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How to turn your image sequence into a stop motion video

Learn how to create pro-looking stop motion in Photoshop in four simple steps!

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Playing with shadows in product photography

Learn some techniques on how you can play with shadows in product photography. Check out this tutorial done by Wuri Mendonca.

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Add a Clinical Edge to Your Product Photography with Petri Dishes

Discover a unique way to use glass petri dishes and achieve an incredible high-end beauty effect for your product photography!

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5 Creative lighting techniques in product photography

Understand the crucial part and master your product photography with these 5 lighting techniques that you can accomplish smoothly

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Learn a cool way to photograph your product frozen in ice

Want to know how to shoot magnificent frozen product photography in your own home? Here's the coolest way to do it!

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10 Creators on Tiktok Sharing Epic Photo Hacks and Behind the Scenes Footage

We share 10 of the biggest & upcoming TikTok photography influencers & creators to watch. Discover the full article

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Crystal takes her creativity to the trails for magical family adventures

Talented photographer Crystal Sanchez is on a creative adventure exploring the world around her with family in tow

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Squeeze The Creative Juice Out Of Your Photography With Conceptual Splashes

Creating an eye-catching splash is a fun and easy way to capture the freshness of your favorite beverages. Want to find out how to do it?

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Genius hacks for creating new look locations from your home studio

Want to create different locations right from your home studio? You'll love these clever set constructions and tips from expert creators

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9 YouTube channels that will help you become a better photographer

We asked hundreds of visual creators from our community to share their favourite channels and here are their top 9 picks

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5 creative mirror styling techniques

From practical tips to surreal illusions, we've prepared 5 inspiring demonstrations to show you how to get creative with mirrors

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How to use auto-align in Photoshop to fix a wobbly stop motion

We've got an easy fix to smoothen out those bumps and shakes in your stop motion videos in Photoshop

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Tips for shooting a seamless stop motion

Want to create your very own stop motion animation? We will show you how to get started and produce seamless animations!

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Common photography problems and how to fix them

Need a little know-how on fixing annoying photography problems? Here's our guide to the most common mistakes - and how to fix them!

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Achieve a sophisticated look for your product photos with black on black photography

Want to learn how to rock your photography styles and create a chemistry with anything black? Here's how..

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15 of the most inspiring food photographers to follow in 2021

We asked our creative community to tell us their favourite must-follow food photographers on Instagram, find out who's on our list!

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Create a Flawless Foundation Splash to Photograph Beauty Products Like a Pro

How do commercial photographers get that creamy looking texture without emptying 45 bottles of foundation? Read our tutorial to find out

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How an education in graphics helped Tran design his photography career

Tran's education in design has given him the confidence to make bold choices with colour and explore innovative ideas in photography

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Turn any object into brilliant gold with Photoshop

Ever wished you had the golden touch? Now with a little bit of Photoshop wizardry you can.

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Clever ways to use acrylic blocks and sheets in product photography

Clear acrylic blocks are creative and practical props for product photography. Find out how you can achieve a variety of clever effects

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How to master noise reduction in Lightroom

If you have ever taken a photograph and then noticed noise afterwards there are some things you can try in Lightroom to reduce it

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Top ways to achieve commercial photography effects using just paper

Discover our top 5 ways to get creative with paper and achieve pro-level commercial effects in your next photoshoot

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5 unique ways to use risers in product photography

Find out how to literally elevate your product images by incorporating platforms and risers into your next photoshoot

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Artistic experimentation leads Adrianne to find her creative calling

Consumed with creating, lifestyle and product photographer Adrianne Haskins from Memphis has experimented with every art form under the sun.

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Maternity leave motivates Katya to master food photography

If it weren't for a serendipitous moment during maternity leave Katya may have missed her calling to become a pro photographer altogether

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5 creative ways to use fabric in product photography

Fabric may just be one of the most versatile items you can use in photography, find out how to master material in your next shoot

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How to add a beautiful backlit glow when photographing bottles

Learn how to bring new dimension and vibrancy to your beverage product photography by adding a beautiful backlit glow

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5 Lightroom hotkey hacks to improve your editing workflow

Check out these quick hacks that will improve your photo editing experience and productivity in Lightroom.

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How to enhance condensation for ice-cold beverage photography

This simple tutorial shows you how to get a long-lasting condensation effect on the surface of your photography subject.

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Self-taught photographer Britt hones her skills with a great attitude and aptitude!

A can-do attitude and constant desire to improve her skills has helped Britt rapidly grow her content creation portfolio and client list

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Teaching us the beauty in simplicity and candid moments

When she's not teaching budding minds on the Sunshine Coast, you'll likely find Katrina beachside creating beautiful lifestyle content

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Meet the Mum and Dad duo creating playful, tongue-in-cheek photos of everyday family life

This creative duo share their fun take on parenthood through everyday play with a creative twist.

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Creator Eka converts her creative passions into a successful side-hustle

A working mother from Indonesia, Eka's passion keeps her striving to learn and continually create allowing her to evolve as a stylist.

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Preserving flowers and leaves: three quick and easy methods

Learn the top three techniques to preserve flowers and leaves for everlasting home decor and reusable photography props

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Curiosity meets creativity: Richu evolves and experiments with new techniques

Find out more about Richu Joseph, an Indian artist and photographer who is ever curious and constantly challenging himself to try new things

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Educational Play Activities for Kids Inspired by Nature

Teacher and Mom Alyssa Stokes is sharing her top educational activities for your kids to play and learn about nature

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Living Props: Most photogenic plants to style and create with

We've rounded up our fave plants to photograph. Find out our fave living props to add a pop of colour and interesting detail to your images

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Using Content Creation to Get Out of a Rut During the Pandemic

2020 has thrown everything it could at us, so how do we, visual content creators, survive the creative and financial burden we are facing?

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Blazenka's Photography Hobby Evolves from Landscapes to Lipsticks

After discovering photography as a hobby Blazenka worked hard to expand her skillset and now shoots eye-catching content for brands

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Top 12 moments to capture movement in your food photography

Find out how to weave a truly immersive food story from sourcing your fresh ingredients through to photographing the final plating

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Make it hot: Top ways to depict temperature in your food and beverage photography

From frozen treats to a hot cup of coffee, find out what is required to capture the heat of the moment with your camera

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Food photographer Sandy finds satisfaction in new techniques

Food stylist and photographer Sandy Wood serves up visual stories from the kitchen to table - often with a cheeky tipple on the side!

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Have a creative cocktail hour with these expert tips for photographing drinks

Create cocktail photos worth raising a glass to with these actionable tips from an expert photographer and drink stylist

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The Dos and Don'ts of Moody Food Photography

Moody, dark food aesthetics have taken the photography world by storm. Find out how to achieve this look in your next food shot

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What do you need to set up a home photography studio? 4 top creators share their space

We asked top content creators from the Creatively Squared community to take us behind the scenes to see where the creative magic happens

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Learn these composition techniques to improve your food photography

There are a few golden rules to follow (and then break at will) that will help you create beautiful food compositions every single time

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How losing her sight led this artist to find new creative passion and focus

Find out how Pamela overcame losing two vital senses and found a new way to channel her creative energy—and anger—into something positive

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Create a bokehlicious backdrop with aluminium foil

Learn how to take a basic household item and turn it into a dazzling bokeh background for your next product photoshoot

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Create a cinematic reflection effect video using just your laptop screen

Add drama to your video and achieve a professional looking cinematic effect with basic equipment you already have at home.

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Use this camera hack to create a levitating flatlay with no strings attached

Discover how you can float your subject matter in thin air with a simple camera hack and get ready to take your creativity to new heights

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You’ll be literally beside yourself with this fun cloning composite technique

Ever wished you could clone yourself? We will show you how to get this creative effect and multiply yourself in a fun composite image.

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Top 6 ways to creatively frame your photography subject

Want to make a product the hero of your shot? Check out these creative framing techniques to draw your viewers eye right to your subject.

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Meet the 6 personalities of the flatlay and master your next composition

Give some thought to your composition by learning about these personalities and discover how you can create optimum impact with your images

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Prop it Like it's Hot: Where to Source the Best Accessories for Styling Your Photo

Discover how find the best tools to help tell your visual story, add colour and texture and enhance the mood and ambience of your image

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10 unique ways to create book inspired images from an expert Bookstagrammer

Open the book on your creativity and use them to inspire your next photo with these top idea starters from an expert Bookstagrammer

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Easing chronic pain with a daily dose of creativity

What would you do if you could only get out of bed for an hour a day? Dutch creator Ellen uses this time to produce exuberant and joyful art

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Sunlight to shadows: A beginners guide to natural light photography

The number one thing you can do to improve your photography right now is to understand how to utilise and manipulate light.

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Picture perfect produce: Tips for creating with fresh fruit and vegetables

Photographing produce and perishable items can be challenging and often requires a more efficient photoshoot to capture them at their best

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5 expert tips for photographing food

Read these pro-tips for capturing the vibrant beauty of food. The best part is you don’t even need fancy equipment to get amazing results!

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Invite movement to your cocktail photo with an animated garnish

Learn how to add dynamic movement to your photo with this simple rotating effect in Photoshop timeline animation.

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Essential items for your prop styling toolkit

Everything you need to get organises and hang, straighten and secure props at your next photoshoot

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Top 10 in-situ lifestyle shot ideas for photographing beauty products

When working with beauty brands or photographing your fave items it’s handy to have an arsenal of go-to shots that you know look great.

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Put your creativity inside the box with this fun Instagram photo trend

Learn how to create this fun composite image with just a cardboard box and any other willing participants!

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Outdoor photography hack: Diffusing harsh light with a reflector

Learn how this simple piece of photography equipment can help reduce harsh shadows and improve the outcome of your next outdoor photoshoot

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10 ways to add wow factor to your tabletop food styling

When it comes to food styling, working with raw ingredients and plating up meals topped with the perfect garnish is just half the challenge

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Best props for building a storybook flatlay scene

Create beautiful pictures from everyday objects in your own home. You simply need to use your imagination to know how to compose your story.

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Making the switch from photography 'side hustle' to full time gig

Kelly worked as medical sales rep while growing her creative business. Find out how she made the switch to working for herself full-time.

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Techniques to get a flawless finish photographing wine bottles

To achieve a high-quality, polished finish on your bottle there are some simple techniques you can implement into your photoshoot workflow

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Yes way Rosé! Your ultimate guide to styling inspirational wine photos

If you are looking for ideas for your next rosé shoot this blog will leave you brimming with ideas - and perhaps a glass of wine in hand!

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5 creative ways to add interesting shadow effects to your images

Using shadows creatively can enhance the aesthetic, help build the narrative and add intrigue, mood and depth to your photo.

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SketchUp your next creative idea from concept to composite

Discover how Farah expresses her visual ideas by combining professional software experience with personal creative projects.

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Overcoming creative challenges with courage and confidence

Creatively Squared content creator Joe boldly pursues getting the perfect shot and isn't afraid to ask for help - or permission!

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How to create animated images using simple video overlays

The simplest way to bring an animated cinemagraph type effect to your photo right is by adding video overlays right from your smartphone

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Flatlay and get paid: 7 ways to make money from your Instagram photography addiction

It's time to turn your favourite creative hobby into some serious pocket money with our list of top ways you can flatlay and get paid!

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The Wabi-Sabi way: How to embrace the art of the perfectly imperfect

Wabi-Sabi is a Japanese aesthetic which embraces and celebrates the beauty in imperfection with an appreciation for nature

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How to look less awkward in photos with ‘staged candid’ poses

'Staged candid’ allows you to have more control the composition of your photo by putting you in positions that are easier to relax in

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Selfies for shy people: 7 ways to take a self-portrait without showing your face

If you want to keep your privacy there are clever ways you can be present in your images without giving up your identity.

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How to edit your photos like Instagram's elite and make your colours pop!

Find out how to get the look of this popular photo editing trend on Instagram in your photos

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Step by step guide to brightening photos with Lightroom for mobile

The simplest and most effective way to get perfect whites and edit the overall brightness and tones from your smartphone

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Balancing a private life and public persona on Instagram

Patti Schmidt is a photographer and mother of four from New Jersey who captures the essence of her family life in her images

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10 of the best photography backdrops for your home studio

This list of cheap, compact backdrops can have a big impact on the look of your photo and help set the perfect scene.

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Family chaos gives photographer her best creative ideas

Khushboo loves to tell photographic stories with shadows, her family and Photoshop wizardry from her home in Nagpur, India.

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Ceiling height photography: How to capture the perfect 'on the bed' style flatlay

We are sharing our secrets to indoor aerial snapping so you’ll be able to take your flatlay game to new heights.

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Changing the backdrop of your image with this easy smartphone edit

Here's how to infinitely increase the number of backdrops you have for your images by superimposing new colours and textures in your edit

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Using overlays to add artistic shadows to your image with Photoshop Mix

We’ve found a simple way to add artistic shadow effects using Photoshop Mix and it only takes a few minutes to do right from your phone

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Let’s get lit! 9 awesome tools to add glitter, sparkle and shine to your photos

We have road tested the best apps to add popular lighting effects like lens flares, bokeh and sparkles to your photos

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