Ben Mcwhae

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How to Bring Your Boring Photos to Life

Have you ever taken a photo, and then once you viewed it on your computer, thought to yourself, "Man, that didn't turn out like I thought..."?<p>Dumb …

14 Helpful Lightroom Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Photo Editing

Adobe Lightroom is an app that’s filled with all kinds of helpful features that can make life easier for you once you learn they exist. Here’s a …

Make Money with Drones: How to Get Started

After a few months with your drone, you probably know the ropes. You’ve practiced how to fly smoothly and safely, and you’ve taken a few cool …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

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How to Shoot a Day to Night Timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy

This 10-minute tutorial by nature photography site Nature TTL teaches how to create a day to night time-lapse from sunset to a starry night sky. …

How to Create Long Exposure Light Trails in Video with After Effects

In this tutorial, I’ll break down how I create light trails from video and how you can create a video panning shot. A panning shot is where a camera …

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

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Here Are All the Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Arriving in July

We’re well into summer now, but there’s still plenty of time to add a book or eight to your reading list. And you’ll want to, after checking out all …

This is How Much Photo Editing Can Impact Portraits

I’ve been doing professional portrait and fashion photography for over 3 years now, but from the very beginning I have always considered myself an …

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

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When reading Wikipedia’s 1992 Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics you can easily substitute “Internet” for “computer” and it’s amazing what you …

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The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

14 Things to Do Before You Take a Picture

It can be easy to pull our cameras out of our bags and start shooting, leaving the fate of the shoot to our post-processing skills and imagination …

Take a Minute to Watch These 5 Fun Camera Hacks Using Stuff You Already Have at Home (VIDEO)

Everyone loves camera hacks, right? And they’re especially cool if they improve your photography by using stuff you already have lying around the …

17 Things Every Photographer Should Be Able to Do in 10 Seconds

There are some abilities that should just be second nature to photographers. Here are 17 such things to make you have down pat to keep you prepared …

My Universal Pricing Strategy for Commercial and Non-Commercial Photography

Pricing has always been a subject of interest for photographers. Whether you practice high-end commercial photography or you take beautiful family …

5 Simple Tips for Shooting Better Interior Photography

Whether you’re interested in lifestyle photography, real estate imagery, or something in between, knowing how to capture great photos of interiors is …

Working with Models: A Beginner’s Guide

Running a shoot from start to finish can be pretty demanding—working with creative staff, managing your camera, adjusting settings, directing, and …

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

Here Are Some of the Best Ways to Sharpen Your Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Everyone want nice crisp images, right? But there’s a difference between “crisp” and “crispy” as you’ll learn in the video below. Photoshop offers a …

Photography Composition: Leading Lines

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to share you this article leading lines:<p>Free PDF<p>Video presentation on leading lines<p>For those of you who prefer video and …

Photography Links and Tutorials That Will Make You Smile Ear to Ear!

Photographers! I don't know about you, but I really love this time of the week, when indulging in a world of pure photography is an absolute …

Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

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On The Fast Track: 25 Ways to Learn a New Skill Quickly

Whether you plan to become fluent in a new language or finally tackle that home improvement project, picking up a new skill can seem …

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7 Beginner Tips for Shooting Better Landscape Photos

When I was growing up, I spent several summers living with my father on the Isle of Skye in northern Scotland. As a teenager, I didn’t have an …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

DSLR Photography Course Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>Beginner Digital Photography Course</b><p>Learn to Use Your DSLR Camera w/ This Course for Beginners<p>By Ken Schultz | in Online Courses<p>Description<br>• Instructor<br>• Specs<p>Gain a photography foundation to fully unlock the potential of your camera<br>• Understand the essential items you need in your DSLR pack<br>• Meet the "Photo …