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How to Dodge and Burn in Lightroom

In these videos, you will learn everything about how to Dodge and Burn in Lightroom by using the adjustment brush.<b>Read the full article: "How to</b> …

Quick Tip: How to Handle Difficult to Remove Spots in Lightroom

Longtime Adobe Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde shares a very useful little tip in this 60 second episode of Lightroom Coffee Break. If you’ve …

Advanced Sky Selections in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a perfect sky selection even in difficult cases, using Channels, Levels and an Overlay</b> …

Essential Photography Gear For Beginners

Let’s say that you, awesome reader, have been photographing with your smartphone, point-and-shoot camera or something similar and you want to step up …

Cameras

Photoshop Tip: How to Crop & Resize a Photo to Exact Dimensions in One Step

Cropping a photo to exact dimensions in Photoshop can be a real pain, but there’s actually an easy one-step solution built right into the …

Photoshop: How I Use Gradient Maps and Blending Modes for Color Work

Adobe Photoshop is a visual cacophony of tools, tools, and more tools. There is seldom just one way to accomplish the look you are after, and …

Understanding Lens Focal Length: A Beginners Guide

Nifty fifty, ultra-wide, super-zoom. They are terms you may well have heard of in your photographic lives. But what do these terms relate to?<p>In fact, …

Cameras

20 Composition Techniques That Will Improve Your Photos

There are no unbreakable rules when it comes to how you should compose your photographs. After all, who likes rules except for your old school …

7 Smooth Tips For Using Lightroom As A Photo Organizer

Adobe’s Lightroom is perhaps the killer app of the digital era. In one comprehensive program we can use it as a complete photo organizer:<p>Import and …

So, you don't care about the iPhone 7? Here are 10 reasons why you should

Another year, another iPhone, the usual chorus of Internet commenters going to great lengths to tell the world how little they care. But we'd be …

Australian Photo Contest ‘Hijacked by Manipulators’, Top Photog Says

The winners of the 2016 Australian Professional Photography Awards were announced last week, and one of Australia’s top photographers isn’t happy …

Watch Apple’s Intro of the iPhone 7’s New Camera Features

Apple officially announced the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus yesterday. In case you missed the live stream of the event, here’s a 13-minute recording of the …

A Simple Explanation of How Lenses Work

Canon just released this 3.5-minute video that explains how lenses work. We learn about focal points, spherical aberration, chromatic aberration, and …

Cameras

Why the iPhone 7 Has to Simulate a Shallow Depth of Field

Short answer: physics. Most photographers know that creating a shallow depth of field (DOF) is usually as easy as using a big aperture (of course …

How to Shoot a Portrait of Yourself Levitating

As with most creatives, when I have a concept in mind it will distract and consume me until it becomes a reality. I wanted to create a conceptual …

How Does Your Camera's Sensor Size Affect Your Photographs?

Camera sensors come in different form factors nowadays, ranging from medium format, to Micro Four Thirds, and even smaller in the point-and-shoot …

How to Turn a Photo Into a Painting with Photoshop

I recently had the absolute pleasure of meeting and shooting with Mackenzie Johnson! Today I’m going to share how I turned my portrait of her into a …

Tutorials

How to Create and Use Luminosity Masks in Adobe Photoshop

Luminosity masks are selections created from the various levels of brightness found in an image. These can then be used to easily target an image's …

Photoshop

How to Select and Change Colors in Photoshop

Learn how to create selections based on color, and then replace that color in Photoshop. Also, learn to fix your selection using a Layer Mask.

What Every Photographer That is New to Flash Should Know

Pro Tip: For this image we placed Grace’s back towards the sun so that it would give us a natural hair light. The softbox was then placed camera left …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

Photography Business Resources for photographers - Virutual Photography Studio, Guide To Resources, Products and Information

11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures<p>The Federal Trade Commission Act's ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that …

Photo Composition: 9 Basic Guidelines For Better Photographs

Without rules, there would be chaos. Yet, without chaos, sometimes the art cannot be created. There are “rules” in photography, but they are more …

Back-Button Focusing: How to Use Full Auto and Full Manual Controls at the Same Time

What is Back-Button Focusing (BBF)?<p>With most cameras, you depress the shutter button half way to focus and then to actually take the picture the …

Cameras

How to Retouch a Portrait with the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom

You have probably seen several portrait retouching programs advertised in magazines or online, and wondered if they were worth buying. The answer is …

Back Button Focus: What is it and why should you try it?

What operation on a camera could possibly be more simple than pressing the shutter button to take a picture? There’s not much to it, really – you …

Digital Photography

What is Bounce Flash?

There are big light sources and there are small light sources.<p>I’m not talking about bright and dim here. I’m talking about size relative to the …

Don't Be Afraid of Manual Focus

If you’re a beginner in the wonderful world of photography, if you’ve never used an older film camera, or a combination of both, you might be …