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100-Year-Old Color Photos Show a Rare Polychromatic Glimpse of World War I

Over the course of World War I, more than 1 million French soldiers were killed in the line of duty. From 1914 to 1918 as the war raged on, war photographers documented life on the front lines. And, for the first time, they captured color photographs that, when viewed today, bring the struggles of …

Photography

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

‘Born From Urgency’: Joey L. Releases Book and Film on War Against ISIS

Joey L. has released a follow-up documentary to his 2015 film ”Guerrilla Fighters of Kurdistan”, again finding himself embedded with Kurdish …

How to Master Photoshop’s Pen Tool in Just 30 Minutes

Mastery of the pen tool enables complex vector shapes and selections that can be used for masking or extracting elements from an image. There is a …

How to Easily Turn Your Signature into a Photo Watermark in Photoshop

Here’s a simple way to create a digital watermark using your signature that you can use as a Photoshop brush. This 5-minute video from Colin Smith of …

Practice Exercise for Dodge and Burn Skin Retouching

If you're one of the countless photographers seeking out the best way to perfect skin on your portraits, then you've certainly been on YouTube …

Ten Features and Tips for Using the Liquify Tool in Photoshop

The Liquify Tool is one of the most powerful features of Photoshop, with abilities that can subtly or vastly alter the structure of features in your …

How to create great portraits using only one light overhead

Creating a soft and dramatic image doesn’t require too many complicated settings and gear. In this short video, photographer Jeff Rojas will show you …

How to Use Local Dodging and Burning For Beauty Retouching in Photoshop

Subtle corrective dodging and burning can go a long way to improve the appearance of skin by smoothing the tonal transitions created by shadows. This …

Advanced Tutorial: How to Retouch Skin Using the Clone Stamp Tool

Professional high-end retoucher Zoë Noble made this 9-minute video tutorial on how to use the Clone Stamp tool in Photoshop for effective skin …

7 Italian Social Photographers You Need to Know

This whole idea about writing a post about Italian Photographers came to me after watching this video about a book that revolves around a group of …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

5 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPOSITION TIPS

Five main concepts you need to know about photography composition:<p>1. Dynamism<p>To make stronger photo compositions, you need more dynamism — or dynamic …

Photoshop Trick: How to Swap a Photo Background Using Only Blend Modes

Here’a neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray …

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Photoshop Tutorial: The 5 Best Ways to Clean and Heal Skin Blemishes

If you are troubled by blemishes big or small in your portrait work, this 16-minute tutorial by Nathaniel Dodson over at Tutvid will teach you how to …

How to Color Grade Photos Using Only Solid Colors and Blend If

Eye Stocker published this simple 5-minute Photoshop video tutorial that shows how you can color grade any photo using only solid color adjustment …

5 Diagonal Photography Composition Tips

The easiest way to make more dynamic, better compositions: integrate more diagonals into your photos.<p>Why diagonal lines?<p>Imagine putting a ball on a …

Did you Know About Using Reverse Image Search to keyword photos and Video? Amazing

What Photographers Need to Know about Keywords – Especially for Stock Image Shooters<p>Keywording and captioning <i>is</i> one of the more “tedious” tasks we …

How To Remove Bags Under Eyes in 1 min

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

How to Become Rich

Dear friend,<p>One of my dreams when I started off in photography was to somehow make a living with my photography.<p>I grew up pretty poor, so I knew that …

30 Lessons Leonardo da Vinci Has Taught Me About Photography, Art, and Life

Leonardo da Vinci was the ultimate ‘autodictat’ (someone who taught himself everything).<p>Download<p>To read this on the go, you can download the files …

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Why I Love Wedding Photography

I’m a wedding photographer, and I love it. I don’t shoot anything else and I really don’t want to either.<br>In all my career as a freelancer I have shot …

Irix Unveils Ultra-Wide 11mm f/4 Lens with 126° View and Minimal Distortion

‘Ultra-wide angle’ and ‘minimal distortion’ are not terms you typically see together. But that’s what lens manufacturer Irix is claiming with their …

LAB-BOX Lets You Develop Your Film at Home Without a Darkroom

Developing your own 35mm or 120 film at home almost always requires a darkroom, but LAB-BOX wants to change all that. The new ‘multi-format …

4 Composition Lessons Raphael Can Teach You About Photography

I’m currently inspired by a lot of painting, and trying to figure out how I can improve my compositions in photography from the masters of art, …

Street Photography

‘La La Land’ Engagement Photos Pay Tribute to Love and Hollywood

Fans of the movie <i>La La Land</i> will love this creative engagement shoot. In a tribute to Hollywood romance and the romance between bride-to-be Ellen …