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An accomplished architect and fine art architectural photographer, Julia Anna Gospodarou has shared with us her knowledge on using the tilt-shift lens when specifically working with architecture. It is not the easiest lens to use, however she has broken it down for us, offering exclusive tips on how to optimize the use of the tilt-shift lens.

So, if you’re looking to obtain straight vertical lines (as compared to slanted ones caused by a wide angle lens), read on for your guide to using the tilt-shift lens.

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If you’re anything like myself, you prefer to not spend a lengthy amount of time recovering an underexposed photo, as you’re limited by time restrictions such as providing photos for a client or uploading them to social media. Because let’s face it…you probably have dozens of images to edit from your most recent vacation, photo shoot or other current event (hopefully not all underexposed, but hey…it’s better to have an underexposed photo than an overexposed one!).

Recover an Underexposed Photo in Less than 10 Minutes

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Often an image will not appear noisy until you zoom in where the noise becomes much more noticeable. You might find that the shadows and darker areas contain heavier noise than the mid-tones and highlights; when the shadows are brightened the noise becomes even worse. The good news is that with Topaz DeNoise it is possible to reduce shadow noise without affecting other tonal areas and softening them up.

Marqués de Riscal winery (located in Elciego) Image © Nichole Paschal
Marqués de Riscal winery, Elciego, Image © Nichole Paschal

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