Ken Shepherd

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How to Process a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

In this Lightroom workflow tutorial learn how to beautifully develop your landscape photos in less than 10 minutes. Learn to effectively use the tone …

How to Create 5 Different Looks Using Lightroom

Most often you may strive to capture photos which most closely reflect the scene the way it looks to your eye.<br>On the other hand, with having powerful …

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Tutorials

14 portrait photography tips you'll never want to forget

Portrait photography tips can run the gamut from simple tweaks to your camera settings to the seemingly impossible task of getting children to stay …

Get an Awesome Photoshop and Lightroom Plug-in Totally Free

We love giving away free stuff. Our partners over at Perfectly Clear have recently released a totally free plugin for Photoshop and Lightroom called</b> …

Use Lightroom to post images to Instagram

The LR/Instagram plug-in is a great addition to your Lightroom Publishing Services.When you post an image from Lightroom to Instagram, the plug-in …

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Lightroom’s Grid and Loupe View Modes

The Library module is really the hub of your Lightroom experience as file management tasks, such as making selects, deleting rejects, batch …

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Three: Developing Your Workflow

The term “workflow” refers to the method by which we approach the steps of our work. Whether they seek an elaborate solution to working with a large …

Learn 7 Lightroom Tricks in 60 Seconds on Using Sliders to Speed up Your Workflow (VIDEO)

The use of sliders is a familiar practice for everyone who edits their images, regardless of the software employed. The most common practice is to …

Add Beautiful Light to Your Scenes With a China Ball

China balls are one of the cheapest and most effective ways to add beautiful light to your scenes. Here are just three of the many ways you can use …

3 Things You May Not Know About Setting Up C-Stands

There are tons and tons of ways to use a C-stand, which make them a must-have piece of equipment when shooting a film.<p>But using them isn't as easy as …

Tutorial: How to Build a Dirt Cheap DIY Lighting Setup for Product Shots

If you've got $50, you're well on your way to capturing pro-level product shots.<p>Getting professional looking product shots <i>almost</i> entirely depends on …

7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …

Tutorial: How to photograph wine on clear plexiglass

Photographer Dustin Dolby of the YouTube channel workphlo is used to doing a lot with a little. In this tutorial, he uses a couple of flashes, a …

Tutorials

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Recommended Nikon D750 Settings

Now that I have completed the Nikon D750 review, I thought it would be a good time to provide an article with the recommended settings for the …

Cameras

App platform Kinetise aims to bring app building to the enterprise

Kinetise, an app building platform and Disrupt hackathon favorite, aims to democratize the the the process of creating native mobile apps for iOS and Android in the enterprise. Using a drag-and-drop interface, the system essentially lets you build and deploy native apps, visually. In this way, …

8 Photo Communities That Every Photographer Should Be On

Showcasing your images on the web should first and foremost start with your own dedicated photography website. But it should go well beyond that or …

Sensor Size, Perspective and Depth of Field

A few months ago we wrote an extensive article on sensor crop factors and equivalence. In that post we covered several topics: the history of the …

Depth Of Field

When a Copyright Infringement Search Tool Gets Its Copyright Infringed

My name is Leila Boujnane, and I’m the CEO of TinEye, a reverse image search tool many photographers use to find copyright infringements on the …

I Took These Photos in My Dining Room

Product photography is something that I’ve always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However… when I do get to take …

Record Label Insults Photographer After Stealing Her Photos

Photographers commonly deal with photos being used without permission these days, but oftentimes infringements can be resolved in a friendly and …

The 8 Biggest Mistakes on Your Portfolio (And How to Fix Them)

<i>This is a syndicated blog post from Format Magazine. It’s contents are being used with exclusive permission.</i><p>For potential clients and collaborators, …

Philanthropy Through Photography: How to Do Good with Your Camera

If you were to ask me about a specific time in my life when photography made a significant impact, I would say the fall of 2011. For my birthday, my …

11 Easy Ways to Improve Your Sports Photography

With our current sports-focused Critique the Community, now seems like a great time to share some tips and best practices to help you improve your …

Life as Semi-Pro Photographers and Our Road to Getting Published

It’s been a long road, a few years and a lot of hard work and effort to break into the publishing world. I was originally turned down twice a few …

14 Women Writers Recommend Books for Men

From Audre Lorde's book of essays to Margaret Atwood's chilling fiction.<p>When I finished <i>Sex Object,</i> Jessica Valenti's memoir about sexism in everyday life, I immediately knew what I wanted to do with it: hand it off to every guy in my life with a little note that said, "Please read now." While it's …

How to Write a Killer 'About Me' Page

Your “About Me” page is one of the single most powerful ways to define your brand, stand out from your competition, and make potential clients feel …

My Precious: The Nikon D750 Experience

Gollum (Smeagol) lusted after the Ring of Power.<p>The Knights Templar sought the Holy Grail.<p>And, alas, I sit here hoping to, once again, hold a Nikon D750 in my two impish hands.<p>It all began with an innocent request to test three new Nikon lenses:<p>The AF-S Fisheye Nikkor 8-15mm f/3.5-4 SE ED …

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How to Photograph a 360° Pano for Virtual Tours