Kim Sidwell

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Portrait Photography Basics

Are you looking for portrait photography tips so that you can improve your picture taking skills?<p>Photo by Jen G<p>At first thought, portrait photography …

Applying the 3 Light Studio Setup to Outdoor Portraits

In today’s portrait photography photo tip we are going to wrap up our discussion of the three light set with a quick review and an example of how to …

How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

Lightroom’s graduated filter is an extremely powerful tool when used with purpose. For landscape photographers there are several different things …

Landscape Photography

How to Get Animals to Look At You For Better Pet Portraits

Today’s photo tip is about pet portraits and how to get the animal’s attention. Pet portraits can be some of the most fun photography you do. As an …

Pets

10 Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

If you are new to Lightroom then it can be a bit overwhelming. As an experienced Lightroom user, there are things that I wish I had known when I …

How to Organize Photos in Adobe Lightroom

This article is for new Adobe Lightroom users as well as those who already have photographs stored on their computer and are looking for a better …

Tutorials

10 Tips To Improving Your Digital Photography

Digital photography is the new way to take photos and offers many conveniences that the old 110 camera just cannot provide. Here are a few tips to …

Digital Photography Made Easy With 5 Professional Insider Tips

Let’s begin with the concept of digital photography. Digital photography is not much different than the ordinary film photography. The main …

Mobile Photography

How to Improve Holiday Light Photos Using Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool

Lightroom’s spot removal tool is a neat little fixer for removing spots and blemishes from your images. But did you know you can also fix your …

Top 10 Features in Topaz Adjust for Bringing Out the Best in Any Photo

<i>Topaz Adjust</i> includes tools that work on color, curves, detail, noise and exposure manipulation. Local adjustments can be made with brushes that …

Tutorials

You Can Use a Flat Screen TV as a Cheap and Simple Backdrop for Product Photos

As my startup gear brand Eupidere grows, we face more and more photographic challenges in shooting thrifty product photos. Recently, I had just …

Photography

5 Tips For Better Photography With Any Camera

Blaming your camera gear for mistakes is a real no no in photography. In reality, a skilled photographer will be able to take great photos with any …

Photography

“The most heinous thing I have ever heard”: One Kansas woman’s ordeal over the use of medical marijuana

Shona Banda could face arrest, jail time and the loss of her child for using medical marijuana<p>You don't want to be a medical marijuana patient in Kansas. You could face, arrest, prosecution, imprisonment, and the loss of your children. Just ask Shona Banda, who endured the latest chapter of her …

Gifts for the Actively Relaxed Stoner

In a piece towards which I felt all the traditional stages of love—surprise, attraction, anger, denial, tentativeness, renewal and then …

North Pole

State rejects Thanksgiving Day baskets over marijuana connection

When it comes to donating time and money, some marijuana-based businesses in Oregon get the cold shoulder.

Medical Marijuana Patients To DEA Chief: Pot Is No 'Joke,' And You Should Be Fired

Chuck Rosenberg's comments are "unacceptable," advocates said.<p>WASHINGTON -- Medical marijuana patients and advocates on Friday delivered a petition to Drug Enforcement Administration headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, calling for the firing of DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg for his characterization …

Denver requires social-media announcements for pot pesticide recalls

Denver health officials are requiring marijuana companies that recall products tainted with unapproved pesticides to use websites and social media …

This is How People in Other Industries Respond When Asked for Free Spec Work

Requests for free spec work is a big problem for photographers, who lose out when clients demand free photos in exchange for “vague to nonexistent …

Make a Simple DIY Lightbox for $25 Using an IKEA Box and LED Lights

Slovakian food recipe site Varme published this simple 1-minute video tutorial on how you can use $25 in IKEA products to create a DIY lightbox for …

Instagram Star Shares His Mobile Photo Editing App Workflow

If you’re curious about what it takes to do well on Instagram, Connor Franta can tell you. He’s one of the biggest stars on the photo sharing …

Photo Editing