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Learn the key technique that separates amateur photographers from professionals, and how mastering this one concept will instantly improve your photography.

Inside this photography tutorial we’ll be taking a look at the core principal behind all your photos and compositions: The concept of contrast. Contrast in photography is about more than just light vs dark – It’s the idea of using opposing elements of all kinds in your photography to create interest and meaning.

Contrast can be created through lighting, luminance, hue, saturation, sharpness, texture and posing. It can also be created through the way you frame your photos and through the way you present your subject.
Contrast is what gives meaning to your photography, and it’s the biggest photography skill that separates professional photographers from the amateurs.

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Shubham Vats
Shubham Vats
August 10, 2020 17:43

Now finally I know why I do certain things while editing with just innate sense of "this looks good". This will also help me save time from trial and error. Great video!

Helena Gaudeus
Helena Gaudeus
August 10, 2020 17:43

Thank you for this really informative video

Haus of Hoot
Haus of Hoot
August 10, 2020 17:43

Very cool video! Definitely applying some of this going forward!

Grayson Gregory
Grayson Gregory
August 10, 2020 17:43

usually never comment but this truly made me have a different thought process on photography, awesome video dude 🤘🏼

Cobby Baffour Awuah
Cobby Baffour Awuah
August 10, 2020 17:43

I wish i could double love this video❤️❤️..

Michèle
Michèle
August 10, 2020 17:43

Wow, I've never seen anyone taking the time to answer and acknowledge comments so much.
Very good stuff in your teaching on contraste and also how to better analyze photographs.
I discovered your work with the tutorial on Auto Mask that just blew me out, it's so good. I use the function quite ofter. Thanks to you!
(from Montréal, Québec)

Rafael Santana
Rafael Santana
August 10, 2020 17:43

cool video…but what defines a professional photographer…?????

Perry Thomason
Perry Thomason
August 10, 2020 17:43

Excellent video

Michael Velez
Michael Velez
August 10, 2020 17:43

Thank you so much for this! I now have a new perspective on how to take my photos and how to edit them!

McMatthew99
McMatthew99
August 10, 2020 17:43

Very informative!

K.R. Sexton
K.R. Sexton
August 10, 2020 17:43

So helpful, thanks a ton!

Kathy Lee
Kathy Lee
August 10, 2020 17:43

You deserve so many more subs!

Pavel Lelin
Pavel Lelin
August 10, 2020 17:43

4:44 Before after mixup?

Cheryl Ng
Cheryl Ng
August 10, 2020 17:43

this was so interesting! thank u for sharing❤️

Jules on the Go
Jules on the Go
August 10, 2020 17:43

For the curios: this big building in the foggy background in example nr 2 is the Doge's Palace in Venice 😀
I wonder how Lynn Lewis managed to have the piazza so empty because it's usually crowded with people – no matter the time.

Miguel Mendes
Miguel Mendes
August 10, 2020 17:43

A problem with the first example is you took a scene with beautiful nature colors (the blue sky and green grass) reminiscent of the Sound of Music poster and made them drab, dry and lifeless like a savana. Exactly what I'd expect my wedding photographer not to do. I know you repeated that "it's not the example of a perfect edit", but if not then you should re-evaluate whether you should be doing tutorials. It's jarring to think that some color theory made you turn a photo that could have symbolized purity and harmony with nature into a lifeless, dull, grey looking photo

Andrea V Villamil
Andrea V Villamil
August 10, 2020 17:43

I am not a photographer but I dabble with it a bit and your tips are pure gold

sexysilversurfer
sexysilversurfer
August 10, 2020 17:43

I’ve watched thousands of YouTube photography videos and this is the first. Very interesting.

Michelle Mendieta Mean
Michelle Mendieta Mean
August 10, 2020 17:43

Great video!

Lily Kahnke
Lily Kahnke
August 10, 2020 17:43

helpful, thank you

Eliyana Van Ee
Eliyana Van Ee
August 10, 2020 17:43

This was a very helpful video. Thank you for all the work you put into it!

Brandy Wilson
Brandy Wilson
August 10, 2020 17:43

I learned more here than my semester of photography in college 😩

Marguerite Witter
Marguerite Witter
August 10, 2020 17:43

Enormously helpful! I especially enjoyed your analysis of how some of the pictures had likely been changed by their creators.

Mariette Dunn
Mariette Dunn
August 10, 2020 17:43

Love this tutorial! Can't wait to try it!!!

Maamur Sammi
Maamur Sammi
August 10, 2020 17:43

very good video and very informative. Would be super cool to get your advice for new photographers on my new forum https://thephotographyforum.co.uk/ it is o wake passion for people to pick up this as a hobby and maybe make it their profession going forward.

Heth Gart
Heth Gart
August 10, 2020 17:43

You talk way too fast

Gowdhaman Durairaj
Gowdhaman Durairaj
August 10, 2020 17:43

This is really awesome. Def, helped me understanding the photos

Lukas Krzyzanowski
Lukas Krzyzanowski
August 10, 2020 17:43

0:12 at 0,25x Speed Just Made my day

AeponViroth
AeponViroth
August 10, 2020 17:43

This made me rethink my approach, even though I'm a beginner in a conscious kind of photography (as opposed to just point+shoot with a compact cam or phone). Learned so much from this short video. Thanks!

Alexander Yago
Alexander Yago
August 10, 2020 17:43

dope

Alexander Cifuentes
Alexander Cifuentes
August 10, 2020 17:43

Great explanation of the concept. I think this will stick with me for life. Thanks for such valuable content!

Νίκος Νικούλης
Νίκος Νικούλης
August 10, 2020 17:43

the only difference is the money. nothing else

Wild Creatures
Wild Creatures
August 10, 2020 17:43

fast and really, really interesting….thanks

Andrei Darko
Andrei Darko
August 10, 2020 17:43

Great video!!

DoubleU!
DoubleU!
August 10, 2020 17:43

this is sooo helpful, thanks a lot!! 🙌🏼

Holly Ellard
Holly Ellard
August 10, 2020 17:43

I try very hard to create contrast within my shoots, whether it's from the model's motion, the textures of clothing or environments, how I expose light and dark in camera, etc, but playing around with luminance, hue, and Saturation has helped me add a very subtle pop to my finished photos! Can't wait to play around more!

Samuel Oskarsson
Samuel Oskarsson
August 10, 2020 17:43

… I was watching the first segment and got heavily reminded that I am indeed colorblind. Hehe the dress never changed and the grass just became more yellow-brown

Sami R
Sami R
August 10, 2020 17:43

Love the pointers!  Looking forward to more tips to help make my amateur photos look good.

Michael Vereker
Michael Vereker
August 10, 2020 17:43

Good information and well delivered

Don Mega
Don Mega
August 10, 2020 17:43

Ok I think I get your point. Everything we see is thanks to contrast and contrast alone.
And then do something unrealistic. Colors and luminance all crooked and not based in real lightning, people looking bigger than buildings etc. attention seeking wackyness. No wonder clickbaits are so popular.

Akbar SAJ
Akbar SAJ
August 10, 2020 17:43

Excellent content. Thank you.
Subsd! And waiting for new ones.

Certified
Certified
August 10, 2020 17:43

Would you guys like to know tips & techniques you can use to create beautiful photography?

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