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Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Nature Photography

This multi-layer Photoshop sharpening technique allows for a lot of flexibility and precision

Particularly when shooting RAW images, you need to perform sharpening to your photos during processing to bring out the best in the files. However, …

Tutorials

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

Speed Up Lightroom with These Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Photographs (VIDEO)

Most photographers would rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing their work. And one way get back behind the camera as quickly …

How to Do HDR Photography… Using Microsoft Excel

There are a number of popular HDR photography programs out there. Microsoft Excel isn’t one of them. Photography enthusiast and software engineer …

Microsoft Excel

How to Clean Your Camera lens: Tips and Tricks

A dirty lens is not your friend. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman is going to show you how to clean your camera lens and share with you my …

How to Pump Life Into Your Landscape Photo in Under 15 Minutes

I learned how to post-process my landscape photos from Serge Ramelli. It goes without saying that this guy is a master at his craft.<p>So, when I came …

The “Inverse Square Law” Is a Must-Know Concept if You Want to Control the Light in Your Photos (VIDEO)

This may be the first time we’ve invoked the laws of physics to explain how light behaves in a photograph. But fear not, because the concept is a …

Seven Ideas for Better Fall Photos

I don't care when the song was originally referring to, because fall is the most wonderful time of the year. As this great video highlights, autumn …

Give New Life to Underexposed Photos with This Simple Photoshop/Lightroom Technique (VIDEO)

Regardless of what type of photographs you shoot most, a stop or two of underexposure can really mess up an otherwise great image. While Photoshop’s …

Tutorials

5 Amazing Landscape Photography Tricks in 3 Minutes from Pro Benjamin Jaworskyj (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a self-taught professional adventure photographer with a teaching style all his own. In the exuberant three-minute video below …

How to Capture Stunning Photos of Earth’s Majestic Mountains

Compared to other types of landscape photography, the sky-high art of capturing mountains may seem a bit intimidating. In addition to normal outdoors concerns like weather conditions, lighting, and tricky composition, photographers must figure out how to aptly capture such monumental—and sometimes …

This Gorgeous 10-Second Milky Way Photo Was Shot Hand-Held

In an attempt to one-up photographer Aurel Manea, who shot these hand-held Milky Way photos with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II last week, New Zealand …

This guide will help you quickly master camera settings and get better DSLR videos

So you’ve bought a DSLR for shooting videos and you’re not sure where to begin. It can be overwhelming, as there are plenty of settings and …

Videography

This Guide Teaches You How to Use ND Filters for Stunning Long Exposures

Neutral Density (ND) filters are a great tool for producing unique photos in lighting conditions where a long exposure would otherwise not be …

How to Use a Variable ND Filter for Time-Lapse Photography

If you've ever tried to tackle time-lapse photography and failed, there's certainly a lot of culprits for why the results weren't what you wanted.I'd …

Time-lapse Photography

When “Good” Isn’t Enough: Use Photoshop to Turn a Decent Landscape Photo Into a Masterpiece (VIDEO)

Anyone who has looked through the viewfinder at a spectacular landscape knows it’s pretty difficult to not get a decent shot. But when “good” simply …

Tutorials

3 Items Photographers Need to Upgrade Their Camera

It's one thing to needlessly buy every photography gadget and accessory you can get your hands on...It's another thing to invest in smart, …

Videography

How to Clean a Tripod

Your tripod is the most trustworthy tool in your arsenal. Who else would you depend on with your expensive camera and lens while you stand several …

Landscape Photography

Great Tip: How to Use Photoshop to Blend Multiple Exposures to Create One Perfect Shot (VIDEO)

Jimmy McIntyre is an image-editing expert with great tips for both novice and advanced Photoshop users. In the quick video below, he demonstrates how …

Lighting up the landscape: Top 10 tips for shooting the night sky

<b>Equipment</b><p>This is where most photographers get put off, as to get the best results you need to have some pretty impressive kit. The Milky Way spans …

Nikon Cameras

Landscape Photography Accessories You Need in Your Camera Bag

When I first started in photography, I shot landscapes almost exclusively.And when I say I shot landscapes, I mean I literally had nothing more than …

Landscape Photography

How to Focus Your Camera

When you're just starting out in photography, there are plenty of obstacles you have to overcome in order to create the most impactful image.One of …

Landscape Photography

How to Edit Landscape Skies in Lightroom

Have you ever wondered how to bring out the detail in your overexposed sky without ruining the whole image? A problem you may run into taking …

Tutorials