Jonathan Siemens

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Infographic: Common Logo Design Brief Descriptors & How They Might Differ

Image by Peper Pascual and featured with permission<br>What might clients mean when they tell you to keep a design “young but not too playful,” or …

Graphic Design

How to Use Instagram to Draw New Photography Clients

Sure, the photo-focused social media app is saturated. That doesn’t mean you can’t use it to drum up more business. If you’re a photographer wanting …

Marketing

Renowned Design Mentor’s Personal Résumé Template Is Now Free-To-Download

Image via The Futur<br>Chris Do, Executive Creative Director at Blind and renowned design mentor at The Futur, has made the template of his personal …

Employment

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Shopping

What The Photo Editor of VanityFair.Com Wants

I’m always trying to stay up-to-date with editorial and commercial photography trends. Once a month, I’ll skim through magazines like GQ, Vogue, …

Photo Editing

Corrective Dodge & Burn For Adjustments For Portrait & Beauty Retouching

When we take beauty portraits, there is usually a gap between that initial raw image and the vision we hold in our mind’s eye. Once we get that image …

Easy Tips for Setting Up Your Studio

Photography can be quite an expensive hobby or career. Needless to say us photographers love our gear and always want more of it - or at least I do! …

Comparing 5 Light Modifiers for Low-Key Portraiture by Chris Knight

Shadow, emotion, mood, storytelling--all of these are fundamental elements of a dramatic portrait. In this new Dramatic Portraiture and Lighting …

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> …

Astrophotography

How to Use Your Camera’s Histogram to Get Perfect Exposures Every Time (VIDEO)

How often do you use your camera’s histogram while out shooting? If the answer is “never,” you’re ignoring a powerful tool that can help you get …

Canon Cameras

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

Use Window 10's built-in tools to tune your display.<p>In addition to introducing a number of fresh features, hidden gems and new and useful privacy settings, Windows 10 April 2018 Update now offers to fix blurry apps for you, an annoying problem you can run into when you pair a classic Windows app …

Windows 10

How to Perform Quick Clothing Color Changes in Photoshop

Ever shot an image of a model and kicked yourself about the color of what you had them wearing? Perhaps the clothing choice doesn’t suit the final …

20 tips for better Lightroom editing: Sharpening and noise reduction

<b>If you’re after a high-quality print, you’ll need to hone your noise-reduction and sharpening techniques. James Paterson explains all</b><p>1. What to do …

Put Your Customers at the Center of Everything You Do With These 5 Routines | Inc.com

We all know that customers should be at the center of our business. But, let's face it -- sometimes we get caught up in the day-to-day craziness of growing a business and lose sight of them.<p>I advise some of the world's top CEOs and business leaders on growth and leadership, and I've learned that …

Customers

This Artist Creates Dreamlike Portraits by Combining Multiple Photos

Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Ukranian digital photo artist who creates surreal, dreamlike scenes by cutting out and combining elements from a large …

Photography

How to match the colors between different photos in Photoshop

What I’m going to do is I’m going to show you how to match the colors between backgrounds and objects once you’ve cut them out and combined the …

Tutorials

How to Use the Auto Mask Feature in Lightroom to Target Your Edits

Did you know that Lightroom has powerful smart masking features that can help you target your adjustments to specific parts of your photo? The …

The Three Stages of Becoming a Prosperous Photographer – How Long Does It Take?

Disclaimer: This isn’t one of those articles suggesting that you buy this book to learn how to write a book about writing books. It’s not a secret …

How to Pose Swimwear Models

Joey Wright teamed up with Fstoppers to create a full length tutorial on swimwear photography. This short excerpt from the tutorial focuses on posing.<p>…

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

3 (More) Photo Styling Tips to Improve Your Food and Still Life Photography

If you’re gonna take pictures of food for Instagram, at least do them justice. Here are three useful tips that’ll help you improve your food and …

Tips for Growing Your Instagram Account and Getting Featured

As an account owner and admin of a small sized Instagram community page, I thought I would share some tips as both a photographer and an Instagram …

When to Raise the ISO for Sharp Photos with Moving Subjects

How many times have we heard that we need to shoot at the lowest ISO possible to get the best image? Well, photographer Bryan Peterson doesn’t always …

Blend ANY Exposures With This Tip in Photoshop Including Interior Photos

This wonderful technique of matching exposures will allow you to blend even the most challenging exposures, including interiors, golden hour …

How an Award Winning Photo is Made, All 27 PS Blending Modes Explained, Useful Editing Skills and More!

A few days ago I received an email telling me that my photo “Windermere Morning” had won the Olympus Global Photo Contest 2017. Apart from the kudos …

How to Use Diffusion Fabrics & Nets to Modify Natural Light

It’s no secret that photographers love to use natural light whenever possible. The sun is the least expensive light source available to us, and we …

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

Tutorials

How I Light: The Gradual Development of Felix Kunze's Soft and Polished Portraiture | Rangefinder

<b>New York, NY<br>Genre:</b> <b>Portraits<br>Style: Soft, polished, graceful <br>@felixkunze | felixkunze.com</b><p>I get hired for shooting images that feel softly lit, rather …

How to get the ‘Orange and Teal’ look in Adobe Lightroom

Editing images these days is not as simple as you may think. Sure, you can apply any filter you want in Instagram, but to really produce an image …

Take Your Composites to Another Level With This Masking Software

It’s that time of the week again, when we focus our deals coverage on the educational side of things. Gear is important, but keeping your creative …

Photography