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Winner of the Tamron Lens

Congratulations to the winner of the 18-270mm Tamron Lens, drawn via random.org is entry #2638 – April Wiley. I will be in touch to arrange for delivery of your prize.

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MCP Project 52 – Week 8 Wrap Up + Week 9 Theme

Another amazing week of amazing photos captured by our almost 3000 participants. WOW! Personally, the last couple of weeks have been crazy for me. I moved to a new home and was unable to participate. So just like me, don’t be discouraged if you miss a week or two. Just jump back on board and…

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Fixing an Underexposed Shot with Photoshop Actions: A Blueprint

Fixing an Underexposed Shot with Photoshop Actions: A Blueprint Sometimes you get that perfect composition, with a cute from the child looking at the camera, but you don’t nail the exposure.  It happens to both hobbyist and professional photographers at one time or another.  Usually, if you have a better one, this shot might get…

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Best Android / Droid Apps for Photographers

Best Android / Droid Apps for Photographers MCP Actions recently featured the top iPhone apps for photographers.  If you missed it, it’s here.  The Android market has some of the same apps and a few similar ones.  Here is a list of some of the great apps available on your Droid phone, and best of…

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Contest: Win a Tamron 18-270mm Di II VC PZD Lens for Nikon, Canon or Sony dSLR Cameras

Win a Tamron 18-270mm Di II VC PZD Lens for Nikon, Canon or Sony dSLR Cameras The Prize: The New Tamron 18-270mm Di II VC PZD Lens for Nikon, Canon or Sony dSLR Cameras (Tamron 28-300VC for Nikon or Canon may be substituted if you have a full frame camera) Details about the lens: The…

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MCP Project 52 – Week 7 Wrap Up + Week 8 Theme

First off:  If you haven’t already done so, download the FREE Fusion Mini Action Sets for Photoshop and Elements!  You can download them from the MCP Actions website.  The full Fusion Action Set goes on sale March 1, 2011, so this is a super opportunity to try it before you buy it!  You can also…

Should You Mix Personal and Business on Your Blog and Facebook?

Should You Mix Personal and Business on Your Blog and Facebook?

Should You Mix Personal and Business on Your Blog and Facebook? When you write a Blog post or Facebook status update about your personal life on your business sites, it sends a message.  Is it the one you want to be sending? Only you can answer that question. In yesterday’s MCP Actions blog post, titled…

The Ten Biggest Website Mistakes by Photographers

The Ten Biggest Website Mistakes by Photographers

The Ten Biggest Website Mistakes by Photographers (Tough Love for Some Photographers) Like most photographers, I am constantly tweaking and trying to improve upon my website.  It is my calling card and brings me over 90% of my professional photography business.  In my never-ending pursuit of a perfect website, I have come across many highs…

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Photographer’s Wall Display Templates: Wall Guides Available Now

Photographer’s Wall Display Templates: Wall Guides Now Available As soon as I set eyes on this product I knew it was something that you all would love as much as I do, which is why I am so excited to be announcing MCP’s partnership with Ariana Falerni, photographer and creator of the Photographer’s Wall Display…

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Kelly Moore Camera Bag Winners + Discount Code

Thank you to all 3,600+ of you who entered the Kelly Moore Camera Bag giveaway for photographers. If you are not one of the lucky two photographers, you can save through tomorrow, February 14th, by using the code MCP at checkout to save $15 off your purchase. The winners of the two bags are: Kelly…

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Download the Free Photoshop Action: Mini Fusion

If you love FREE, download our most popular free Photoshop action to date. Available for Photoshop and Elements – This is the must have action that everyone is talking about. Learn how to get it now.

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MCP Project 52 – Features from Week 6 + Theme for Week 7

Welcome to our look back at week 6 of MCP Project 52, and the launch of the theme for the upcoming week! It’s been a great week for MCP Project 52, we’re almost to 3,000 members and we’ve had a ton of beautiful work submitted for the Words theme. We’d love to have more members,…

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Facebook NOW allows High Res Downloads: Protect Yourself!

Facebook NOW allows High Res Downloads: Protect Yourself! Facebook is a goldmine of social networking for photographers. When used efficiently, Facebook can have an enormous impact on the growth and success of your photography business.  Facebook is a great resource for marketing, learning, and inspiration. It allows photographers from all over the world to connect…

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How to Shoot Amazing Water Droplet Macro Photographs

How to Shoot Amazing Water Droplet Macro Photographs Want something fun to play around with when you’re stuck inside during these cold winter days? Try photographing water droplets from your kitchen sink! Though the results appear as “macro photography,” you do not even need a macro lens to do this fun activity. I used my…

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The Best Photography and Editing iPhone Apps for Photographers

The Best Photography and Editing iPhone Apps for Photographers Here is a list of some great iPhone apps for photography, along with a brief description of each and current pricing, which if course may change. If you are looking to have some fun taking pictures with your iPhone, these apps will get going.  You just…

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MCP Project 52 – Features from Week 5 + Theme for Week 6

Welcome to our look back at week 5 of the MCP Project 52 and the launch of the theme for the coming week. Here we are at Week 5!  Over 2700 members in our Flickr group and over 4,000 pictures uploaded!  You guys are rocking this project.  On a quick note…congratulations to Roxi04 for being…

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Color Correction in Seconds Using Photoshop Actions

Color Correction in Seconds Using Photoshop Actions The best way to get accurate color is definitely shooting Raw and doing a custom white balance. But just because you know you should shoot this way, does not mean you will.  In a recent Private Photoshop Training Class with Harmony Kellis, we worked on an image of…

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MCP All in the Details is NOW Available for Photoshop Elements

MCP All in the Details is NOW Available for Photoshop Elements Elements users, this is it.  The MCP “look” can now be yours! The look that gives you rich, deep color conversions, high contrast, amazing details, plus that high dynamic range that makes every important part of your image pop. All in the Details is…

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Interview with Audrey Woulard, Professional Children’s Photographer

Interview with Audrey Woulard, Professional Children’s Photographer Last week, I had the opportunity to interview the talented and popular Chicago Children’s Photographer, Audrey Woulard. She is known for her natural light portraiture and her ultra sharp, colorful, with shallow depth of field photography. MCP Facebook Fans sent in questions and many attended this open dialog. …

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