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How I made this image using my favourite compositing technique

I love creating images with plenty of story and I need to use certain techniques to get the light the way I want. On location I use limited gear, …

colorspike is an LED Stick That Changes How You Add Colored Light to Shots

Say hello to colorspike, a powerful animation-driven LED light stick that can revolutionize how you think about adding colored light to photo shoots …

Nervous About Photographing Models for the First Time? This Video Will Help Get You Started

Photographing models can be intimidating for those new to the game, especially if you’re unsure about posing, directing and other variables required …

A Lightroom Walkthrough with Scott Kelby: Atlanta Falcons Stadium

When photographer Scott Kelby posted photos of Atlanta’s new $1.6 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a lot of his viewers started wondering about his …

How to Dramatically Shape the Light of a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

Lightroom’s adjustment brushes allow you to apply local adjustments to specific areas in your photos — great for landscape photography. In this …

Learn to Make Boring Night Photos Look Spectacular with This 5-Minute Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

Dramatic photographic opportunities abound once the sun drops below the horizon and a whole realm of colors, lights, and moods begin to appear. If …

I Got Tired Of People Giving My Camera The Credit For My Photos, So I Bought The Cheapest Camera And Lens I Could Find To Prove Them Wrong

When I began posting my photos online, I started getting comments like ‘wow, you must have a great camera’ or ‘anybody can take photos like these …

THE ONE SECRET Lightroom feature EVERY photographer should be using

One of Ted Forbes´favorite features in Adobe Lightroom is the mobile syncing function. His favorite use in addition to syncing to the mobile app is …

Lightroom

The Lightroom Cure: An Easy 7-Step Program for Recovering Maximum Quality in Your Photos (VIDEO)

Are you one of the many photographers who prefer spending more time behind the camera than behind the computer? If so, this Lightroom tutorial is for …

Eye Candy: How Jackie Tran Composes His Gorgeous Landscape Photos

Spend even a short time looking at Jackie Tran’s spectacular landscape and cityscape photos and it won’t come as a surprise to learn he’s a graphic …

Tips for Better Street Photography

It applies to life as well, but if you want to get out there and take some great images, don't be a d*#k. Eduardo Pavez Goye takes us through how he …

How to Convert a Photo to B&W in 30s with Photoshop’s Calculations Tool

Have you ever used Photoshop’s Calculations Tool? It allows you to quickly blend two images together with optional blend modes and opacity. This 10 …

I Just (Don’t) Want to Be Alone: The Photography of Bence Bakonyi

Some time ago, <b>Bence Bakonyi</b> accepted an invitation to an artist’s residency in <b>Shanghai</b>. The Hungarian photographer didn’t speak the language, didn’t …

Storytelling

The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course

There’s nothing quite like getting to relive your scuba diving adventures, sharing fantastic photos and video with friends and family members from …

How to Create a Lomo Effect in Lightroom

The Lomo Effect is based on the look of a classic Russian film camera called the Lomo LC-A<p>The key to creating effects in Lightroom is to use the …

Saving the Nik Collection: Is There Hope?

With Google pulling off support for Nik Collection and announcing that it will no longer be making any additions to the collection or adding new …

Eyes On The World

Experiencing cultures and getting access to people and locations are key components of successful travel photography. From assignments that have …

Photography

This Website Reveals How JPEG Photos Were Edited in Lightroom

As photographers, we’re always interested in how other people edit their photos to achieve a certain look. Pixel Peeper is a new website that can …

How to edit raw images in 5 simple steps

<b>James Paterson gives his top tips for editing raw photographs</b><p>Camera makers expect the raw photographer to want to make their own choices when it …

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of …

Digital Photography of Hong Kong by Ludwig Favre

Let's explore this digital photography series on one's journey in Hong Kong by Ludwig Favre. From daytime till nighttime, he's taking us through …

3 Lightroom Tool Tips for Beginners

Lightroom is not only great for organizing and cataloging all your pictures in an easy and clear way, but it is also full of helpful tools that can …

Remembering Fan Ho, Hong Kong street photography master - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>A handsome, well-coiffed man carries a tray of tofu through the streets of Hong Kong. Workers squat on concrete steps picking at their lunches with chopsticks. An old woman walks down an empty alley, rays of sunlight piercing the smoke and dust.<p>These are just some of …

When “Good” Isn’t Enough: Use Photoshop to Turn a Decent Landscape Photo Into a Masterpiece (VIDEO)

Anyone who has looked through the viewfinder at a spectacular landscape knows it’s pretty difficult to not get a decent shot. But when “good” simply …

Ok, We Get It. You Shot It With Your Phone.

Ok, we get it. You shot it with your phone. You brought your DSLR, but you fell into a fountain and waterlogged all your gear. The repair estimate …

How to Sharpen in Photoshop: An In-Depth Tutorial

If you’re not sure how to properly sharpen your images in Photoshop, this tutorial from the Photoshop Training Channel is a godsend—a deep dive into …

13 Beautiful Examples of Minimalist Photography by Julian Schulze

Belin-based Julian Schulze is clearly a master of minimalism, a feat made all the more eye-catching and impressive when you consider the cultural …

Here’s How to Photograph the First Coast-to-Coast Total Eclipse of the Sun Since 1918

Photographers in the U.S. are in for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on August 21st when we’ll experience a total eclipse of the sun viewable from …

Improve Your Street Photography by Waiting Instead of Walking for the Perfect Moment (VIDEO)

Street photography is increasingly popular these days, in part because of all the small, high-powered cameras available for serious shooters. In the …