Matt Kanzler

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An Advanced Look at Photoshop’s HSL Adjustment Layer Tool

You’ve probably used Hue/Saturation/Lightness adjustment layers in Photoshop before, but there’s likely more to it than you may have known. This …

Tutorials

What Makes a Good Photo?

Dear friend, I’m very interested in aesthetics, and what makes a “good” photo– or an aesthetically pleasing image, which causes our soul to quiver. …

How to Charge More Money For Your Photography

Dear friend,Okay, so I talk a lot about “barbelling” your photography prices: either free, or very expensive. But how do you actually charge more, …

How to Conquer Self-Doubt

In the past, I doubted myself a lot. I always asked others for their opinions, and never asked myself of my own opinion.Today, I’m one of the most …

How to Use Reddit Ads: A Quick Guide for Business

Reddit is a place for AMAs (ask me anything), viral content, and an open forum to discuss anything and everything.More than 1.2 billion people visit …

Pack it in: How to Pack a Backpack

One of the most underrated, yet crucial tips for any trip is packing your backpack the right way.<p>Whether it’s for a simple overnighter or a long-term …

Backpacking

Conquer Composition

<i>A hiker soaks in the spectacular view of Dead Horse Point at first light. Proper subject placement is key to engaging and holding the viewer's</i> …

Pennsylvania: Must-See Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail

If you are a frequent reader of my posts, then you know that I am a huge fan of Pennsylvania hiking. With that being said, after hiking all 250 miles …

The 25 best places to visit in the U.S.

Vacations are expensive. In fact, Americans often spend more on a week-long trip than they do on a month's rent or mortgage.<p>To make the most of your …

The Luxurious Guide to National Parks

Visiting the major national parks is a rite of passage for every American kid—but what if your family’s not the type to pack up the tent and cooler …

Learn how to colorize black and white photos in only 4 minutes

We at DIYP have featured many fantastic colorizations of black and white images. If you’ve always wanted to try it yourself, this tutorial by Chris …

The 6 best new features in iOS 11

Apple unveiled iOS 11 during its Worldwide Developers Conference this week, and while it might not feature an overhauled Messages app like last year, the company’s smaller but iterative changes add functionality that some users might have always wanted. Do Not Disturb While Driving, for example, …

The five-minute trick that helps Instagram’s CEO crush procrastination

Kevin Systrom may be CEO and co-founder of Instagram—but he’s still susceptible to procrastination. And so the 33-year-old billionaire has come up with a simple trick to tackle the tasks he tends to put off. “If you don’t want to do something, make a deal with yourself to do at least five minutes …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Mix it Up With These 30 Composition Styles for Photography

If there is one thing I like about budding photographers, it's their fresh way of looking at stuff to photograph. In this analytical process of …

12 Unusual Productivity Hacks to Help You Write Faster | Inc.com

It's no secret that creating content is a smart strategy to establish your expertise, attract the customers you want, and grow your business.<p>Across the board, the data makes a pretty compelling case for why you shouldn't ignore this strategy:<p>Content marketing costs 62 percent less than traditional …

Marketing

Here’s How to Balance Flash and Window Light for Flattering Indoor Portraits (VIDEO)

Window light is often a great source of illumination for shooting indoor portraits, but sometimes you need a bit of supplemental light to achieve …

Selecting, Masking & Moving Image Objects in Adobe Photoshop

When it comes to Adobe Photoshop, or any Adobe application for that matter, there are a thousand different ways to do the same thing. Just this past …

The Best Items For Your DSLR

If you've had a DSLR for any amount of time, you've likely realized a few things.First, there's a lot to learn about how to use your camera.Second, …

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 …

Social Media

3 Reasons Why You Aren’t Taking Better Photos

No matter your current skill level, you could (and should) always be getting better. And if you ever find yourself in a creative rut—as we all do …

Social Media

Every Photographer Must Get to Grips with the Exposure Triangle by Understanding ISO

<b>What is ISO?</b><p>It's an integral part of the exposure triangle. It is also possibly the <i>least</i> understood of the three elements that make up that …

New! The Photographer’s Guide to Instagram Hashtags

We’ve partnered with Feature Shoot for The Photographer’s Guide to Instagram Hashtags. The guide is a curated list of some of the best searchable and …

Understand the Fundamentals of Light - a Bite-Sized Guide for Photographers

In order to understand the fundamentals of light, let's roll this back a little and consider whether you have ever asked yourself what photography</i> …

How to Color Your Photos Using the HSL Tool in Lightroom

Today, it’s becoming increasingly harder for your style as a photographer to become recognized. Of course, there are prolific photographers such as …

Tutorials

The Macallan’s Masters of Photography Whiskies Feature Famous Photogs

Since 2008, the famous scotch whiskey distillery The Macallan has been slowly releasing a limited edition series of whiskies called Masters of …

How to Become Successful in Photography

Dear friend,<p>What is success in photography and life?<p>1. My definition of success<p>To me, the only definition of ‘success’ I have in photography is</b> …

Street Photography

The Best Portrait Camera Ever - The Mamiya RZ67

Everyone has their baby. You know, that one camera that speaks to them in a way that all other cameras fall short. Of course, saying something like, …

Hootsuite founder says social media managers are the CMOs of the future

Many people I spoke with in the Singapore startup community knew about Hootsuite, but few could tell me the name of its founder, Ryan Holmes, or …

Productivity: 10 Tips for a Successful Day, Every Day

Productivity often comes in waves, with days or weeks of focus and progress, but then there are the times when no matter what you do, you feel stuck. …