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How to Organize Photos in Lightroom

Lightroom has become a very essential part of the workflow process for many photographers, including myself. I cannot imagine managing my photo …

Tutorials

How to Import a Color Palette into Inkscape

01<p>of 05<p>The free online application, Color Scheme Designer is a great way to quickly and easily produce harmonious color schemes. The application …

Sanderson's First Law

<b>Introduction</b><p>I like magic systems. That’s probably evident to those of you who have read my work. A solid, interesting and innovative system of magic …

How to use IFTTT to automate your online life

You may think of the Web as a big tubular mesh of interconnectedness, but really, apps and sites tend to be more like islands than Kumbaya-singing cooperative circles. Evernote doesn't seamlessly save your notes to Dropbox. The Facebook photos you're tagged in don't automatically post to your …

3 Tips for Creating Outstanding Portraits, Inspired by the work of Dutch Artist Van Gogh

Few months ago I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Upon arriving there, I immediately ran to see the work of the artist who influenced …

Vincent Van Gogh

How to get studio quality portraits at home on a budget.

June 27, 2013 | Posted by lightism in Uncategorized| 0 comments<p>Home<br>• /<br>• Uncategorized<br>• /<br>• How to get studio quality portraits at home on a budget.<p>If you want …

Cameras

How to Create a “Soft Portrait” Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

Tutorials

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

How-To: Shoot Epic Landscape Photos Of the Night Sky

Growing up in New Jersey, photographer Ben Canales didn't have a lot of stars to look at. Now, however, he spends many nights out in the cold with …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 Poses to Get 21 Photos

Save Time with Batch Exposure Blending

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Do you ever shoot a bunch of exposure-bracketed shots and then never get around to blending them together? Maybe you …

Tutorials

Portraits on an Overcast Day? Use a Reflector

As we head into Autumn (in the Northern Hemisphere) the days are becoming shorter and we’re seeing more and more overcast days. While some might say …

Digital Photography

Histograms: Your Guide To Proper Exposure

Too many newbie photographers, getting the proper exposure in camera is the biggest challenge they face. While letting the camera do the work for …

Digital Photography

5 Amazing Apps That Every Photographer Should Have

Once upon a time photography was in large part about remembering complicated rules and equations and a fair amount of luck. The more you knew of the …

The Importance of Always Having a Personal Photography Project

Ever wondered what it takes to make a living from photography? In the video below, professional commercial photographer Jen Pottheiser shares sage …

Learning to See, Final

Make Photographs for Yourself, Critics are Critics for a Reason Over the past ten installments from the Learning to See series (linked to below), I …

Photography

How To Photograph Star Trails

Photographing star trails can be challenging but also rewarding. If you’ve never tried it, these tips will help you get started. Choosing the Place …

Digital Photography

Why a 50mm Lens is your new Best Friend

You may have heard the term “Nifty Fifty“ before. If you haven’t, it is usually a reference to the Canon 50mm f1.8 lens. But for the purpose of this …

How to Photograph Landscapes

You might be wondering how the beautiful landscape photographs shown in magazines are shot. The colors are so vibrant and the compositions are always …

See a Professional Photographer’s Workflow in Adobe Lightroom

The life of a professional photographer can be strenuous at times. Photo shoots often consist of hundreds to thousands of photographs that need to be …

Photography

A Simple 3 Step Culling Workflow: The “Editing Out” Culling System

Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A – Z guide with over 130 …

Tutorials

How to Take Compelling Photographs

One of the keys to a good photograph is its ability to tell a story. To be able to do so effectively, a photographer has to take many different …

Photography

How to Photograph Light Trails

If you’ve ever wanted to create light trails but didn’t know where to start, this article is for you.<p>photo by Strevo<p>What You Need for Light Trail …

Night Photography Using Light Painting and Exposure Stacking

Photographs made using advanced light painting techniques often look as if they’d require a crew of a dozen assistants to achieve. But some artists …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Replication

Tips For Shooting Fascinating Close-up Photos

The wonderful thing about really close close-up photography is that it lets you examine a world of fascinating detail that surrounds us 24/7—detail …

Batch Crop and Resize in Lightroom

If you’re working on a large shoot and need to output a lot of images at a fixed size then Lightroom can do the work for you. It isn’t obvious how …

Lightroom

How to Create Stunning Portraits of Your Dog

Photographing your dog can be a terrific way to not only get amazing photos of a beloved family member, it’s also good practice and will sharpen your …

Pets

How to Do Stop Motion Photography: An Introduction

In a perfect world the weather outside would always cooperate, if not invite us to get outdoors and take photographs. Unfortunately, that's always …

Stop Motion