Retro Tech: Polaroids

Way before cell phone cameras, we took selfies with Polaroids. Marques Brownlee explores how the first Polaroid camera, the Polaroid SX-70, turned us all into amateur photographers and paved the way for our social media-obsessed culture. Fellow YouTube creator and model Karlie Kloss teams up with Marques to make photo filters the retro way — with bleach. And Peter Mckinnon stops by to play “Dope or Nope.”

How To Control The Light On Your Backdrop

Many photographers need to control the color of their backdrops. This can easily be done simply be moving your subject closer or further from your backdrop. In this short tutorial, Fstoppers will show you how you can turn a simple light colored backdrop into a much darker background simply by adjusting your studio flash.

Create Flawless And Seamless Backdrops With Photoshop

The best, and also the easiest way to make backdrops seamless and wrinkle-free with Photoshop! In this lesson, learn how to simply recreate the original backdrop resulting in smooth and flawless background. To make the composite look realistic, we will also learn how to add lights and shadows to mimic the original image.