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5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

A Quick Guide to Getting the Right Exposure

How many times have you struggled with getting the proper exposure? Your camera has built in features to help you out, but you have to learn how to …

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Try This Secret Photoshop Trick for Better White Balance

Adjusting white balance can be such a pain, especially when you get it horribly wrong while shooting. When you edit your photos, you’re probably …

Tutorials

How to Use a Neutral Density Filter for Dynamic Landscape Photography

Neutral density filters are used to block some of the light coming into the lens so that we can have longer exposure times than the available light …

How to Harness the Sunlight for Portrait Photography

The sun is the largest source of natural light we have. It’s sufficient for any type of photography, does not require a source of power, and lasts …

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Techniques for Removing People in Photoshop

As much as people can add life, mood and scale to an image, there are times when we just wish they were not there. There are times we might have set …

Photography Tips for Snow Scenes and Storms

In this article on photography tips for solving the photo doldrums, we’ll cover two more of water’s cold season photo ops: snow scenes and snow …

Photography Tips

How to Get a Perfect Exposure in Snow

Ever snap the *perfect* snow scene, just to find it came out gray and dreary? As you probably know, snow can be pretty tricky to work with, …

ND Filters: Beyond the Basics

Natural light photography enthusiasts know that good photography is more about the light than the gear. However, there’s no denying that a few pieces …

How to Take Better Photos of Christmas Lights

Here is an article describing how you can get better photos of Christmas lights. I’ve focused on the tree, but these concepts will work for most any …

Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

Photoshop: Technique for Manual Blending

Here is a quick and easy Photoshop technique for creating a layer mask to separate the sea and sky from the ground in landscape photos. This …

Tutorials

How Focal Length Affects the Background of a Photo

The choice of lens for your camera can significantly affect two major aspects of your photos: the angle of view that you capture and the extent of …

Landscape Photography

How to Capture a Photo of a Bubble Bursting

Set yourself a high-speed challenge: Capture a bursting bubble I have always loved the idea of photography as being a way of taking an instant out of …

The Most Powerful Way to Crop in Photoshop [UP16]

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Tutorials

8 Tips to Help You Come Home with Great Travel Photos

In this article I will talk about travel photography and how you can take great images of everything when you travel. I’m not talking about camping …

Introduction to the Content Aware Features of Adobe Photoshop

The Content Aware features within Adobe Photoshop are fairly recent technology. With these tools, Photoshop automatically samples the pixels …

7 Quick Tips for Better Photos

<i>Editor’s Note: Photographer and digital artist Mohammed Sattar doesn’t capture reality, he creates dreams. In this article he shares 7 quick tips he</i> …

When to Use Graduated ND Filters

One of the trickiest aspects of natural light photography is balancing highlights and shadows. Waiting for the clouds to cooperate is difficult, and …

Beginners, Try These 4 Tips to Help You Shoot Like the Pros

There exists in society an unfortunate idea that gear is the chief distinction between a professional and an amateur photographer. Sure, there may be …

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

Photoshop Blending Modes – What They Do and How to Use Them

Layers and the blending of layers is the defining characteristics of Photoshop. Stacking different layers on top of each other and blending them …

How to Create a Perfect Sky Selection in Photoshop

In landscape photography, you often need to process the sky separately from the rest of your image, for example to give it more color and definition. …

How to Bring Your RAW Images Into Photoshop the Right Way

If you're editing a raw image file in Photoshop, your first stop in most cases is Adobe Camera Raw (ACR), Adobe's raw development software for …

Composition tips for photographing forests

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Landscape Photography

Video: How to Clean Your Camera Sensor to Remove Dust Spots

When particles of dust and debris get on your camera sensors, they can cause frustrating spots in your shots that ruin entire batches of photographs. …

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