Laura Coatta

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5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

Is it better to be a young mom or an older mom?

A new study says one is better than the other, but both have benefits.<p>It's a debate as age-old as parenting itself. Is it better to have your …

Getting Started in Photoshop? Here’s How to Use Layer Masks to Edit Difficult Images (VIDEO)

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and …

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

The 50 Essential Hiking Trails in Los Angeles Los Angeles Magazine

Hiking is almost a rite of passage in L.A. Whether you’re native born or a transplant, a nature fiend or an indoor kid, hitting one of the city’s …

Hiking

Build a Wall of Flowers for Your Backyard

Courtesy of Home Depot<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Sometimes (read: all the time) one flower box just isn't enough. That's why we were …

Home Depot

This In-Depth Video Tutorial Reveals 10 Photoshop Tricks That You’ll Wish You Had Known Before

Image-editing impresario Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is our go-to source of in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials that are guaranteed to make a …

Tutorials

23 Vegan Instant Pot Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

One-Pot Pasta, Coconut Quinoa Curry, Veggie Burgers, French Fries, Vegan Shepherd's Pie, Biryani Rice, Lentil Bolognese, Split Pea Soup and more.

Cooking

Interior Designers Share Their Game-Changing Shopping Secrets

When you're a home editor, you become a magnet for decorating inquiries of all sorts, but the most common question I get is about where to shop for blank (pretty much every household decorative item you can imagine). To deviate from my usual list, I turned to another group of professionals: …

Shelby

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Tutorials

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipes

Anyone who eats a vegetarian diet knows that one of the most common questions asked is “Where do you get your protein?” But this gallery of recipes …

9 Low-Carb One-Pan Recipes Under 400 Calories

7 Simple Tips for Using Photoshop to Add Dynamic Contrast to Landscape Images (VIDEO)

Here’s a very helpful tutorial on adding impact to your landscape photos by enhancing dynamic contrast without the need for any special plugins. The …

30 Photoshop Tools That Every Photographer Should Know

Becoming a successful photographer takes more than capturing a great shot. You also need to be able to edit your photography to fit the requested …