Alan Cole

26 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Follower | @AlanCole7cjg | Keep up with Alan Cole on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alan Cole”

Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

How to Mask a Sky Behind Trees in Lightroom

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use Lightroom's Adjustment Brush to adjust a sky even if it partially shines through trees.<b>Read the</b> …

Tutorials

Everything You Need to Know to Capture a Stunning Sunset & Enhance the Image in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Everyone loves photographing a beautiful sunset, but sometimes our results don’t quite convey the epic scene we attempted to capture. In this …

10+ Pics That Show Photography Is The Biggest Lie Ever

The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just …

Top Free/Paid Video to Video Converter Reviews in 2017 | Love Media Players

More and more people are getting to know video conversion cause it is often that you can’t play MKV files on your Samsung TV via USB or you usually …

Videography

10 Powerful Features of Photoshop Photographers Need to Know

Photoshop is an amazing tool that most photographers find themselves using on a daily basis. It has countless features, and with the new Photoshop …

Photographer Reveals How Much Online Images Are Photoshopped (13+ pics)

Taking a good picture isn't easy. Taking an awesome picture is even harder. And taking an impossible picture is, well, impossible. Unless you use …

The Lightroom Rapid Editing System

I have to admit that until recently I was not a big fan of presets and plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Having used Lightroom for many …

Dropbox for Photographers 2016

Now that we're in the post Carousel era, how does Dropbox stack up for photographers? To be honest, quite well actually. In some ways, the tools seem …

Creating Soft Portrait Lighting with On Camera Flash | Minute Photography

Welcome to our new series, <b>Minute Photography</b>, where we explain photography and lighting tips & tricks, myths, and techniques all within 60 seconds!<p>In …

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Smooth Skin

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Adobe Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

How to save 10s of gigabytes with lightroom temp files

This little procedure just saved me over 20 gigs (yes, this is right, gigs!!) of space on my hard drive. It has to do with how Lightroom updates. …

Tutorials

From innovative media streamers and VR headsets to super-compact memory storage devices and chargers, we select the best bargain gadgetry<p><b>Sennheiser HD 201</b> <b>(£16.99)</b><br>Arrestingly reasonable offering from the stately German brand, and they ain’t too hard on the ears either.

Gear & Gadgets

No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

<i>Take a Time Out with Tanya, art director & graphic designer turned commercial photographer who really just wants a break from her three kids. Sign up</i> …

10 Common Lightroom mistakes and how to avoid them

With great power comes great responsibility, and with an image catalog comes well, lesser responsibility, but a responsibility nonetheless. And we’ve …

How to cut anything out in Photoshop

Making selections in Photoshop gets easier with each passing year thanks to better tools. But, there are times when more precise selections are …

Tutorials

4 Easy Dodging and Burning Techniques in Photoshop

When it comes to dodging and burning, everyone has their own technique. Some take a little more time than others, but the results will ultimately be …

DJI Phantom 4 Flying Camera Drone Avoids Obstacles and Tracks Moving Subjects

DJI has released its latest camera drone – Phantom 4. With its built-in sensors, the new generation flying drone can automatically avoid obstacles …

This Is the Real Reason Models Look So Good in Photos

It's hard to leave the house these days without ending up in a group selfie. Oh, who are we kidding—it's happening at home, too. We asked <i>Allure</i>'s former creative director, Paul Cavaco, who has worked with every legendary model in the business, how to look our best.<p><b>Practice in front of a mirror.</b>"You …

Self-awareness

How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

Tutorials

I’ve Had Enough with Wedding Guests Taking Pictures with Phones

Right, I’ve had enough. I want to talk to you all about guests using mobile phone cameras at weddings. I want to plead with you, and I’m going to …

How to Remove Unwanted Shadows: PHOTOSHOP #84

Photoshop

How to Fix Oily Skin in Photoshop

Beauty photography is quite literally a fine art, since you have to take all the imperfections shown by your subject and eliminate them 100 percent. …

How to Process a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

In this Lightroom workflow tutorial learn how to beautifully develop your landscape photos in less than 10 minutes. Learn to effectively use the tone …

Tutorials

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

In a perfect world, there would be nothing disturbing the flawless look of your subject and its beautiful surroundings. Nothing would distract the …