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Five Useful Lightroom Keyboard Shortcuts

Adobe makes life easier for Lightroom users by building in keyboard shortcuts. You probably know some of the more important ones by heart (e.g.: T to …

How to Make Your Images Easier to Find Online

There are plenty of reasons why you want to be able to easily find your images online. One of the biggest ones is the fact that you can track where …

Engines

How Creating an Outdoor Studio Can Make You a Better Photographer

I, like many photographers out there, don't have a studio, or don't have the money to rent out studio space every time I want to do a shoot. While …

Calvin Klein

How to Perfectly Capture Steam in Food Photography

I normally hangout at a local coffee shop editing photos because it’s easier for me to concentrate (plus free electricity and air condition… not …

Get Surreal With Oil and Water Photos

Have you ever tried to mix oil and water? Fortunately it just doesn’t work.<p>“Wait,” you say. “Why is this fortunate?”<p>Well because, otherwise you …

Testing Out a Rosco Gel Kit for Creative and Colorful Photographic Lighting

I received a Rosco Gel kit a week ago, and after a few tests I can say I really love using all the awesome colors for my photography.<p>The kit includes …

CTOs

How to freeze motion with a flash

AdoramaTV has released the latest educational video from Gavin Hoey. In it, Hoey breaks down the basics of freezing motion through the use of …

Video Tutorial: Quick and Easy Cinematic Color Grading in Photoshop

In this video, I show you you to use complementary colors to create a cinematic color grading feel for your photos. This technique is quick and easy …

Tutorials

100% Perfect Color in Product Photos With a ColorChecker

Have you even ordered something from an online shop that turned out to be a completely different hue? This can be avoided by simply calibrating your …

Handy

How to Get More Natural Smiles in Child Photography

A natural smile – the holy grail of child photography. A genuine, heartfelt smile is more than just turning up the corners of the mouth. A real smile …

How to Compose Portrait Photographs for Best Results

Composing the right frame when it comes to portraits may sound like an easy task, but when you take into consideration that you’ll need to have the …

Landscape Photography

An In-Depth Tutorial on the Many Uses of a White Seamless Backdrop

A white seamless background is a staple of photography and video studios. Photographer Zack Arias of <i>DEDPXL</i> has created a fantastic (and lengthy) …

Wedding Planner: The Biggest Hat You’ll Often Wear as a Wedding Photographer

Let’s discuss the reality of being a working wedding photographer. I’m not talking about being a ‘rockstar’ photographer who charges 25K and shoots a …

Weddings

The Many Uses of White Seamless :: Pt. 1

A simple white seamless background is a very versatile tool for you to have whether you are doing photography or video. In this video I walk you …

Tutorials

Secrets Of Professional Photographers | Pricing, Advertising, Essential Camera Features, It’s All Here

If you’ve ever studied high output, top one percent individuals and really listened to what they have to say on education, it’s often very different …

Photography

A Short and Sweet Video Tutorial on How to Capture a Night Sky Time-Lapse with Your DSLR

UK-based videographer Cal Thomson recently got into astrophotography and creating time-lapses of the starry night sky. After receiving good responses …

30 Unbelievably Amazing Photography Links

This week's list of photography links features a wide variety of topics and sources. Toad Hollow Photography has been busy over the holidays …

40 Photoshop Tutorials for Learning Photo Editing

<b>Photoshop</b> can be an invaluable tool to a photographer, regardless of whether you are looking to do subtle touchups or more involved photo editing and …

Building a DIY studio background

For a long time I’ve fancied the idea of adding a grungy textured background to my studio but due to the limited space available I’ve stuck to using …

Woodworking

3 Quick Ways to Rate And Cull Images in Adobe Lightroom

One of the benefits of using digital cameras is the convenience of being able to take a lot photos at the fraction of the cost of film. The downside …

Tutorials

Introduction to Translucency and Blending Layers in Photoshop

Apr 20 0<p>On this basic video tutorial by Lynda, Adobe expert Deke McClelland demonstrates translucency as one of the benefits of using layers in …

How to write about your photographs

I frequently run into being asked by photographers how they can become better at writing about their own work. This is not an easy topic to talk …

15 Impressive Panoramic Images, And Tutorials on How to Create Them Yourself

If your wide angle or ultra wide angle lens just isn’t up to your lofty standards anymore and you wish to capture an <i>even wider</i> field of view, then …

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Lighting Techniques: All the Things you can do with One Speedlight

I have encountered many people that think they are very limited because they only had one light (usually it is one speedlight), and I always tell …

Cameras

Useful Lightroom Plug-ins

en_US<p>article<p>Useful Lightroom Plug-ins<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/useful-lightroom-plug-ins/<p>Digital Photography …

Tutorial: A Quick and Simple Technique for Adding Textures to Images

When Nick Fancher created his series of 80’s Cyber images, he made use of some textures to add that extra bit of character to the photos. The …

Lighting for a Headshot: a Simple and Inexpensive Technique

Two lights and a Reflector. That is all you need to create stunning headshots that will wow your clients and bring you new business. No need for huge …

Albert Einstein

5 Tools for Speeding Up Your Photography Blog Workflow

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

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