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Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

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How to Color Correct with One Click in Photoshop

Is there an unwanted color cast spoiling your photo? Correcting this is really simple when you use the curves tool, as demonstrated by PiXimperfect …

3 Lightroom Tricks That Will Change How You Edit Photos

Lightroom is a fairly straightforward and simple piece of software to get your head around. But, like anything, there are always shortcuts and tricks …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

6 Places To Capture Incredible Landscape Shots In Grand Teton National Park

<i>By Jonathan Irish</i><p>To say that Grand Teton National Park is an iconic photography destination is almost an understatement. The jagged peaks of the Teton Range, along with the stunning natural beauty and wild animals on the valley floor, have long lured photographers from around the world. In …

New Lightroom HDR

Author Topic: New Lightroom HDR (Read 27841 times)<p>« <b>on:</b> April 22, 2015, 08:57:33 AM »<p>Not a big time HDR guy, but the new HDR merge in Lightroom CC is …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

The Phoblographer's Guide to Better Portraits in Natural Light

Model: Asta Paredes<p>Before we begin this article, let’s make this clear: never call yourself a natural light photographer. But beyond that, know the …

Quick Photoshop Secret: How To Make a More Impactful Sunset or Sunrise

<i>Jimmy McIntyre is a world-renowned travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national</i> …

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

How to Use Virtual Copies in Lightroom

Imagine that you have just processed a color image and that you are happy with the result. But you’d also like to experiment with it a little. …

What Photographers Look for in a Portfolio Website

I built my portfolio site with Squarespace. This is neither a sponsored post nor an endorsement. Well, it’s kind of an endorsement.<p>We talk about …

Dodging and Burning in Photoshop and How It Can Enhance Your Photos

Despite being the cutting edge of modern digital image editing, Photoshop borrows a significant number of its tools from the days of film. None more …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

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Tips for Sharpening Your Images the Right Way

Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It …

How to Use Backlighting for Portraits

Most photographers start shooting with the sun behind them. After all, it’s what many beginning photography books suggest. But, that’s really missing …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

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23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good

The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it …

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A Solid, Simple & Effective Method For Retouching Mature Skin

It’s amazing how fast our bodies begin to rebel in both form and function. When we’re young, time seems to move as if being nudged by the gentlest …

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Another Useful Lightroom Feature You Probably Did Not Know Existed

I feel like I'm constantly hearing about new shortcuts in Lightroom that make my workflow increasingly painless. This is one that's been around for a …

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Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

Skyfire Predicts and Maps Out Where the Best Golden Hour Light Will Be a Day in Advance

When you’re looking to get out and grab some landscape or sunset photography, getting the perfect light is usually a game of chance, but a new web …

7 Tips Your Camera Manual Never Told You About Portrait Photography

Many people will avoid picking up a camera because they think they don’t have an eye for photography. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t take …

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography

Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth …

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