Craig McMurtrie

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Starting Over from Scratch in Classic: Part 1

I sometimes hear from people who feel that their Lightroom Classic catalog is such a total mess that it may make more sense to cut losses and start …

Tutorials

Bite Size Tips: What Is High Key Lighting And How To Set It Up

There is a huge difference between shooting in natural light and shooting in a studio because, in a studio, one has full control over lighting. …

Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Back up Your Photos so They're Safe

Are all of your digital images safe? If your computer fried today and your cloud service vaporized, would you still have immediate access to all of …

Cloud Computing

How to Make Boring Photos Look Awesome in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Let’s face it, most of the time, photos can look pretty bland when you see them straight out of the camera. And it’s no secret that even the best …

The Best Photo Printer in 2018 And Why You Will Want This One

We have spent a lot of time analyzing various photo printers to find the best one for photographers and overall, we would recommend the Canon …

Double Exposure Photography: How to Create Double Exposure Portraits WITHOUT Photoshop

There are a bunch of tutorials on how to create double exposures by combining two images in Photoshop. But what if you could just do it …

The Complete Guide to Wedding Photography Pricing: Part 1

In the past few years, the growing number of wedding photographers and their vast range of prices have made finding your value as a photographer …

5 Tricks to Simplify Your Lightroom Workflow and Begin Editing Photos with Ease (VIDEO)

If you’re new to Lightroom, and feel somewhat bewildered by the myriad of options available, take a deep breathe, watch this quick tutorial, and …

How to create surreal double-exposure photos

Surreal photography—especially with multiple exposures—has become more popular in recent years. This style of photography allows me to tell a …

Canon EOS

10 Essential Techniques for Portrait Photography

In this post we will cover practical tips and guidelines on how to shoot better portrait photos. You will learn how to interact and guide your …

Street Photography

Lightroom Adjustment Brush Tips for Beginners

Here’s a few quick shortcuts for using the Adjustment Brush for those of you just getting into Lightroom (or if you’ve been using Lightroom for a …

Tutorials

6 Minimal Landscape Photography Tips We Can Learn from Michael Kenna

Interested in landscape minimal photography? This video is the beginning of a series "Learning from other artists". Here are some tips Toma Bonciu …

Photography Tips

How To Shoot And Create Awesome Double Exposure Portraits

Shooting Double Exposures can be lots of fun, check my favourite way of creating such images with the steps shared on this video.<p>Tools used: Nikon …

Here’s How to Add Drama to Nighttime Cityscape Photos with an Easy Lightroom Technique (VIDEO)

It’s amazing how an urban landscape that appears uninspiring during the day can transform into a magical scene when photographed at night. In the …

Three techniques to create dramatic black & white images

I’m not the biggest fan of digital black and white conversions. They’re often just far too much work and effort to get the look that I want. There …

50 Great Black And White Photographs From The Masters Of Photography – Part 6

Here is the <b>Part 6</b> of amazing black and white photos from masters. Please check our previous articles here:• Great Black and White Photos – Part1 <br>• Great …

Street Photography

Saturation Vs. Vibrance- Understanding the Difference in 3 Minutes

In his last editing video, someone commented to Evan that he really doesn't understand the difference between Saturation and Vibrance. Now you can …

Fix Old Cameras: Pentax K 1000 Jammed Transport Addendum

Three Variations on Long Exposure Landscape Photos

There's probably no other genre in which long exposures are so heavily used than landscape photography. The convenience of mostly static subjects …

Landscape Photography

Choosing a Lens for Portrait Photography

A good lens can bring the out the best of the moment and the model. If you’ve been wondering which lens to buy for portrait photography, this video …

Photography

Common Long Exposure Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Long Exposure Photography has become a popular niche within landscape photography during the few last years. The images can be dreamy and often …

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of …

Tips and Tricks: Backing Up Your iOS Device

Backing up is something that you don’t think about until it’s ALL you can think about. You don’t really need it until the day comes when a device fails, and then you REALLY need it. As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In that spirit, let’s take a look at what …

3 Easy Ways to Create Killer Black-and-White Images Using Lightroom (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is back with another great Lightroom tutorial. This time he’s offering three great ways to create black-and-white photos …

Pushing Photographic Boundaries - Insane Abstract and HDR Street Photography

Trust me, You've Yet to Witness Multi-Exposure Techniques Like <i>This</i><p><b>Who's the Photographer?</b><br>Michael Lee is a British visual artist, living and working …

How to Use Graduated + Radial Filters in Lightroom

Lightroom is a great tool for organizing and editing your images. Basic controls like exposure and white balance make changes to your entire image. …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

Tutorials

6 Tips for Landscape Photography With a Telephoto Lens

For some photographers, the notion of shooting a landscape with a telephoto lens is sacrilege. After all, the majority of landscape photos are taken …

Landscape Photography