George Mathew

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How to Use Your Camera Settings to Create Stellar Night Photography

Night photography introduces many challenges that are easily avoided during the day, like noise, blurriness, and your camera’s hypersensitivity to …

Landscape Photography

Vacation Photo Tips: Using Photoshop to Remove Tourists Who Clutter Up Your Shot (VIDEO)

It’s often helpful to include people in travel photos, to add a sense of scale and local interest. Other times, like when photographing famous …

Photoshop Fake Studio Lighting Trick

Want to use Photoshop to make it look you did a complicated studio lighting shoot (when all you did was shooting a product on a simple white paper …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Create Dramatic B&W Photos with a “Classic” Film Look (VIDEO)

There are numerous methods for converting color images to black and white, and some are more effective than others. In this Photoshop tutorial, …

Portrait Editing: Here's How to Blur Busy Backgrounds When Your Subject Has “Complex Hair” (VIDEO)

The task of editing portrait photos presents a number of challenges, not the least of which is blurring a busy background in an image of a model with …

Here are 5 ways to change the color of anything in Photoshop

There are several ways to change colors of objects in Photoshop, and plenty of different objects you may want to change: clothes, hair color, light …

DIY Light Wand for Photography

Ever since the Wescott Ice Light came out a few years ago, photographers have been finding its incredible portability, high quality of bright, …

3 Lightroom Tricks That Will Change How You Edit Photos

Lightroom is a fairly straightforward and simple piece of software to get your head around. But, like anything, there are always shortcuts and tricks …

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 …

Tutorials

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

photographyskills

The A to Z of Photography: Aperture

Together with shutter speed and ISO, the aperture setting on your camera is one of the three fundamental elements of exposure. Not only that, but …

How to Turn Your Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

If you decide to watermark your images, making sure it's something that's both classy and not overly distracting is the best way to go. This video …

Tutorials

Shoot Like a Pro With These Incredible Camera Accessories

Being a professional photographer is hard work.Heck, being an amateur photographer is hard work too!But luckily, we live in an era in which we have …

Delete the Crowds from Your Travel Video (without fx)

Have you ever traveled on vacation to a popular spot and wished you could make it look empty in your travel video? Tips to create the illusion …

Photography Tips

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

The Exposure Triangle Explained in 3 Animated Videos

The exposure triangle forms the basis of creating a good exposure. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO speed are the three different factors that …

Astrophotography: How to Shoot Long Exposures at Night

In this video, Mango Street will go over some tips to shooting a starry night sky. Post your long exposures to Instagram with #MangoStreetNight.<p><b>THE</b> …

Give Your Outdoor Portraits a Natural “Dreamy” Look with This Creative Photoshop Technique (VIDEO)

Summertime offers photographers a great opportunity for outdoor portraiture, and the tutorial below illustrates a simple technique for using …

Tutorials

How to Achieve Pure White Background Without Using Pen Tool

Shooting products against a pure white (255,255,255) background, can be achieved using the pen tool in Photoshop, but what if you want to find an …

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 …

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 …

Daytime Long Exposure Photo Tutorial With a 10-Stop ND Filter

Now more than ever, us photographers have all sorts of tools that help us create more dynamic and more impressive photos.For some photographers, the …

How to photograph the night sky like a pro

Gear up and look up<p>It’s a familiar story for those of a certain generation: As a kid growing up in the 1960s, Roger N. Clark was inspired by the NASA space program. By the time he was in junior high, he built his own reflecting telescope (grinding the primary mirror himself, no less). Clark pursued …

Macro Photography: 4 Tutorials Full of Tips & Tricks

Photography can show us a new perspective of the world, and no genre does this better than macro photography. If you’re new to macro photography, it …

Watch This Tutorial on Mastering Photoshop’s Powerful Transform Tool and You'll Use it Every Day (VIDEO)

The Transform tool is one of Photoshop’s most powerful weapons, allowing you to move and change the dimensions of just about any object. In the video …

Tutorials

How to Shoot Sunset Silhouettes in a Water Drop… Without Leaving Home

Photographer Mithun M Das captured this creative and romantic photo of a kissing couple’s silhouette in a drop of water hanging off the end of a …

I Used Photoshop To Create All Four Seasons In One Photo, You Won’t Believe It’s The Same Photo

Over the years Photoshop has gotten a LOT of criticism and a bit of a bed name for itself because of the various ways you can manipulate a photo with …

How to Create Rainy Window Portraits in a Studio

With a makeshift studio and a camera in hand, it’a possible to create nearly anything. In this tutorial, Gavin Hoey brings the stormy weather indoors …

10 Photoshop Tricks to Fix Your Worst Photos

Starting out in Photoshop can be scary, especially if you’ve never used a graphics tool as robust as it. With a little effort anyone can learn to be …