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Video Tutorial: How to Create Clean, Flawless Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions can be a critical resource in any photographer’s workflow. Turning otherwise monotonous tasks into an autonomous utility, actions …

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …

You'll Jump for the 2-in-1 Backup Battery and Power Cord

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your daily caffeine break is at 2pm sharp. Your phone seems to need a power boost, every time you want to shoot …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of …

Tutorials

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Master the Watermark: learn how and when to apply water marks to all of your images using a custom brush in Photoshop so it is easily repeatable.

Camera Settings for Concert Photography

Choosing the right camera settings for concert photography can be a daunting task, even for experienced music photographers. Here’s a breakdown of …

Fool Proof Tips to Secure & Store your Images using Lightroom: A Webinar with Peter Krogh

Been meaning to get your photos organized for months (maybe even years)? Worried about losing your images or experienced the complete failure of a …

How to Capture Portraits That Are More Than Just Snapshots

It seems some photographers have a natural inclination for portraiture; nearly everything they do has all the elements of a great portrait and they …

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

Back to Basics: Short Walkthrough Covers the Exposure Triangle for Beginners

When you’re first learning the basics of photography, one of the first things you find out about after dropping out of ‘auto’ is the exposure …

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Photography,Art and design,Culture,Syria,Pet Shop Boys,Egypt,Lebanon,Middle East and North Africa<p>The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...

Color Portraiture with Retouch and Enhancement in Lightroom 4 and 5

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5, a preset system designed to take you from Ordinary to Extraordinary …

Starting Out as a Wedding Photographer

There has been such a huge influx of people wanting to make a living through wedding photography these days that I almost get as many enquiries from …

You Don't Want to Miss These Great Photography Tutorials and Links

This weeks list of photography links focuses on great photography and unique video presentations featuring time lapse pieces and a super high speed …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Some Useful Tips for Using Perspective in Photography

As photographers, we often hear about the importance of moving position to change your perspective, but what does that actually mean? What is …

JPG Mag Co-Founder Launches Weekly Email of Amazing Photography

Heather Champ is a well-known personality in the online photo community. For almost 5 years she served as Director of Community at Flickr, after …

Photography Tips in a Pinch

Good photographers try to be prepared for almost any situation. Unfortunately, if you tried to carry everything you’d need to meet every possible …

Photography Tips

7 Ways To Create Authentic & Powerful Portraits

by Steven McConnell Do you remember the time you were learning to drive a car? If you’re like most people, it began as a purely technical, logical …

Photography

Midtown is a Manhattan Time-Lapse Made Up of 50K Photos Shot Over 6 Months

When you think of New York City, the places that come to mind most likely revolve around Midtown Manhattan. The Empire State Building, the …

Composition, Balance and Visual Mass

In previous articles I wrote about the concept of balance in relation to the colours orange and blue, and in relation to composition in the square …

7 Simple Ways a Blog Can Get You More Photography Clients

By Ramsay Taplin Are you a photographer who dreams of taking your photography business to the next level? Well, one of the things that creative …

Photography

How to Select the Perfect Nikon DSLR for Your Needs

An article by +Sean Ogle Selecting a new DSLR can be really overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time buyer. Not only do you have to decide …

5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images

A Guest Contribution by Dan Bailey We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to …

19 Summer Cocktail Recipes To Perfect Now

Summer and open-air parties go hand-in-hand. But, the age-old question is: what to serve? We love a chilled brewski as much as anyone, but wouldn’t …

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