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5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Lightroom Tricks for Organizing Photos and Optimizing Workflow

Need to improve your photo management in Lightroom? Here’s a 19-minute video from Nigel Danson that looks at how you can improve your Lightroom …

This Dead YouTube Channel Has Seven Helpful Product Photo Tutorials

Want to learn about product photography editing techniques? A small trove of helpful video tutorials has been found in an obscure YouTube channel …

3 Simple Steps to Give Your Subjects Amazing Eyes In Photoshop

Many can debate the ethical use of Photoshop, but if you strip down its use to a core idea, the editing software is meant to enhance imagery and …

3 Of The Best Lightroom Tips you’ll See this Year

Hey guys, Mark from Shotkit here. Now wouldn’t you like an article where there’s no preamble, just a handful of meaty tips that you can implement …

How Lightroom’s Catalogs Will Make Your Photography Collection More Organized

Adobe’s Lightroom is perhaps the most powerful image management tool on the market. Much of that power lies in the way it arranges images in a easy …

How to Buy the Right Computer For Your Photography

Photographer Bill Wadman and one of the hosts of On Taking Pictures has created a website for photographers based on a question that keeps getting …

Willem Jonkers: The Fisheye Master Of Street Photography

<b>All Images (c) Willem Jonkers</b><p><i>Willem Jonkers is not quite your average street photographer. His work is rather unique. Although he chases many of the same subjects as the other few million street photographers out there, he does so with an 8mm fisheye lens. This slight deviation from the normal</i> …

A Visit to the Le Creuset Factory

184<p>281<p>3<p>Shares 468<p>I’m a random collector of <b>Le Creuset</b>. When rifling through a random box at a flea market in France, a hint of one of their trademark …

Photomatix Pro Workflow Tips for Real Estate Interiors

Making photographs indoors during the full light of day can present a variety of exposure challenges to real estate photographers in terms of dynamic …

Discover what causes the nothern lights (and how you can photograph them…)

Last night, many parts of the Earth were treated to a spectacular and beautiful stella display courtesy of the Northern Lights, resulting in curtains …

9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

9 Best Travel Tripods: What’s the best tripod? The one you take with you!

It’s a lot easier to shoot sharp handheld pictures nowadays with the latest crop of digital cameras delivering commendable imaging performance at …

The best photography websites, publications and galleries

Where to find out more about contemporary photography, as recommended by the Guardian and Observer's photography critic<p><b>ONLINE</b><p><b>Lensculture</b> features essays, slideshows, audio and visual interviews and incisive criticism, making it one of the most authoritative and wide-ranging sites.<p><b>1000 Words</b> …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

Making Sure All The Photos in Your Lightroom Catalog Have Your Copyright Info Embedded

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, April 6, 2015 in Featured, Library | 15 comments<p>Hi Gang (and Happy Monday). This is a quick tip for making sure …

Tutorials

Adobe's got Photoshop running in Chrome

Here's how it works<p>Using Photoshop usually requires lugging a typically cumbersome, expensive computer around, and changing that experience has been the dream of many creatives for years. As we found out back in September, it's a problem that Adobe has been actively working with Google to solve. …

People in the US Can Now Print Their Photos Onto a Pair of Adidas Shoes

Earlier this year we told you that Adidas was planning to launch an app and accompanying service that would allow you to print your photographs onto …

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to …

Cameras

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

The New Yorker

“One of the strangest experiences in space is one of the simplest on Earth: sleeping.” (via WIRED)

Tutorial: How to Capture a Motion Time-Lapse of the Milky Way from Start to Finish

Ian Norman, the astrophotographer behind Lonely Speck, is a good friend of the blog and an incredibly generous photographers when it comes to sharing …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

10 Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom And Adobe’s Creative Cloud

<i>Guest post by Jeff Colburn</i><p>As most photographers know, Adobe is moving all of its software to the Creative Cloud, or CC. Some people call it the …

Photoshop CC: 10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do