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5 Signs You’re Progressing in Photography

Recognizing personal progression and improvement is a wildly beneficial yet often overlooked exercise for our confidence. It’s human nature to want …

Landscape Photography

Luminosity masking in Lightroom?

Lightroom now has luminosity masks?<p>There’s been some buzz the past few weeks around the new range masking feature in Adobe Camera RAW. While I …

Tutorials

The 8 Best Antelope Canyon Tours to Book in 2018

<i>We are committed to researching and recommending the best tours. We may receive commissions from purchases made after visiting links within our</i> …

National Parks

Thinking Beyond the National Parks in St. George

Zion has always been a huge draw for me while I’m driving cross country. With hikes like Angels Landing, the Narrows, and the Subway it’s a great …

National Parks

Breakthrough Photography’s Magnetic Filters Attach in a Snap

Breakthrough Photography has launched a magnetic circular lens filter system that allows filters to be attached and removed instantly with zero …

Magnetism

What Is "Healing" In Lightroom 2018? It Will Make Your Photos Look So Professional

It's easier than ever to snap photos right from the smartphone you have on you at all times, but do you ever wish that you could enhance your pics a …

Tutorials

Real World Review Of Breakthrough Photography’s X100 Holder & X4 GND

If you’re a photographer it’s likely you fall into two relatively polarized categories when it comes to how you approach making your images. There …

Photo Of The Day By Erick Castellon

Photo By Erick CastellonToday’s Photo Of The Day is “The Valley of the Lilies” by Erick Castellon. Location: Big Sur, California.“This past …

10 of the Coolest Neighborhoods in America Right Now

Avoid tourist traps and consider planning your next city break in one of these hotspots.<p>Tourist traps are a dime a dozen in big cities, but many …

My Life Changed When I Bought These Travel Accessories on Amazon

If you took a look at my Amazon account, you'd see that among the past orders of Kind Bars and shampoo, there are a plethora of travel accessories. …

Changing Some Basic Crop Tool Settings in Adobe Photoshop

Have you ever wondered what the most popular tool in Adobe Photoshop is? It’s the <b>Crop Tool</b>. Isn’t that interesting? I think so. Out of all the fancy …

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Ultimate Sharpening Workflow for Fine Art Printing

Description<p>It’s not until an image is printed and it has become a physical product that the workflow is over. Still, so many fail to master this …

How to Mask Anything in a Snap Using Lightroom’s Auto Masking

Lightroom’s Auto Mask feature lets you intelligently target edit towards specific portions of photos. While the standard tool is useful, there are …

Check Out These 5 Hidden Gems in Adobe Photoshop (VIDEO)

Adobe Photoshop is such a rich and textured (some might even say “dense”) image editing program that it’s likely you don’t even know a third of what …

7 Mistakes Landscape Photographers Often Make in Post

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Perfecting your photos during post …

Six Tips to Save Big on a Trip to Tokyo

Tokyo isn’t typically a destination for budget travelers, according to Jonathan Alder, a travel agent and Tokyo expert. “Hotels, dining out and transportation are all quite expensive in the city, but you don’t need to have deep pockets to have an upscale trip,” he said. Here are some of his best …

Japan

21 essential landscape photography tips you need to know

16. Get creative with camera movements<p>Landscape photography is usually all about capturing sharp images. When motion blur is included, it’s often to …

Landscape Photography

Learn How to Use Photoshop's Curves and Why They're So Powerful

One of the most fundamental and powerful features of Photoshop is the Curves tool, and knowing it inside and out is key to all sorts of compelling …

Tutorials

Midnight in Tokyo

Check out the “Movie Night” Presets!<p>Today’s photo was edited with the new “Movie Night” Lightroom Presets, These were largely inspired by my time in …

Japan

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

Japan

Anthony Bourdain's Top 5 Things To Do in His Favorite City

'I'm endlessly fascinated.'<p>It’s no secret, Tokyo is one of Anthony Bourdain’s favorite cities. “I’m endlessly fascinated,” he says. “I’ve been many …

Japan

Lightroom Classic 7.2 Update

With a continued emphasis on improving overall performance, Adobe has released the next update to Lightroom Classic (7.2). These updates roll out to …

How to Capture Breathtaking Photos of Mist and Fog

When it comes to landscape photography, mist and fog can be eerily beautiful, quiet, or moody – adding a touch of drama and otherworldly beauty to …

Tips From a Professional Photographer: How to Capture the Perfect Sunrise

We've all been there, gazing at a magnificent sunrise and wanting to capture the moment, only to have the photograph turn out horrible. What is it that makes it so difficult to translate the magic and beauty of a sunrise into the perfect picture? Professional photographer Anton Gorlin, who recently …

Landscape Photography

The Most Useful Button in Lightroom!

<i>It was Matt Kloskowski who originally tagged it with that name here on Lightroom Killer Tips, and I think he was spot on. Well, maybe it should be</i> …

Tutorials

Photographer David Burnett Switches to Sony After 40 Years of Canon

Renowned photojournalist David Burnett has just announced that he’s switching over to Sony camera equipment after over 40 years of shooting with …

Cameras

Awesome Post-Processing Tips for Your Travel Photographs

Photography is an art from, from start to finish. And there’s a lot that goes into creating the perfect photograph – from having a good understanding …

Aurora Aperture Unveils the World’s First Variable GND Filter

Aurora Aperture has just announced what it claims is the world’s first variable graduated neutral density filter. It’s a family of filters called the …

Landscape Photography

4 Places to Visit in Japan Before Everyone Else Does

Japan is in the middle of a travel boom. Political instability across much of the world has given it the appeal of a safe haven, and before the 2020 …

Japan