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How To Create a Photo Book in Lightroom and Send it to Print

Capturing a collection of photographs and assembling them into a physical photo book can sometimes seem like more trouble than it is worth. Different …

3 Tips to Find Stress Relief Daily

When many of us are working 9-to-5 jobs and doing other activities on top of that, like taking some classes, doing some extra part-time work, raising kids, or whatever, it's pretty darn easy to get stressed out.<p>But, despite how busy we may be, being able to find stress relief is not something that …

These Transforming Images Prove The Power Of Photoshop

Nothing is what it seems.<p>Oh, the wonders of Photoshop. You never know what's real and what's not.<p>Photo manipulation is widely used in magazines and advertisements to make a product look more appealing for potential customers. The end result is often so realistic that you'd never guess what the …

Photo Manipulation

How to Organize Your Photos in Lightroom

The Lightroom Catalog is a database containing all the relevant information that Lightroom needs about your photos in order to process your images …

Tutorials

How to happily endure 20,000 days with another human being

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com. It is part of a two-part series. See the first part here.</i><p>From afar, a great marriage is a sweeping love story, like a marriage in a book or a movie. And that’s a nice, poetic way to look at a marriage as a whole.<p>But human happiness doesn’t function …

Relationships

Google's algorithm for happiness

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful.<p>A few years ago, Chade-Meng Tan, one of the company's first engineering employees in Mountain View, noticed many of his colleagues were stressed out and …

Happiness

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Free Webinar: Creating Awesome Panoramic Photos

In this free webinar, you’ll learn the essential skills to create awesome looking panoramic photos. Join Photofocus editor Rich Harrington as he …

Panoramic Photography

10 Tips for Fall Color Photography - Online Photography School

Fall has arrived in many areas and photographers are getting ready or are heading out to shoot their favorite places. Many will go to the usual …

Master Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop

Adjustment Layers are wondrous things in Photoshop. They combine the editing power of the Image > Adjustments menu features with all the flexibility …

Tutorials

How to Use Adobe Photoshop Tools

Photoshop—it's so powerful that it's actually become a verb! It's one of the best known software applications on the planet, and has a reputation for …

5 Common File Types in Photography and When You Should Use Each One

You’ve spent the last few hours working on the perfect photo shoot and everything went better than you could have possibly imagined. After importing …

IT Training & Certification | New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Certification

Secrets of pro compositing

When creating the ad campaign for LifeProof device cases, the company challenged specialists Tim Tadder and Mike Campau to create a composite-based …

Tutorials

How to create a twirl effect from a photo in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

A fun effect referred to as the “twirl” has taken many Photoshop-based Facebook groups by storm. You can use it to quickly convert an ordinary image …

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

What To Do if Lightroom Starts Messing Up

For those of you with a Photoshop background, you know that if Photoshop starts acting weird (anything from tools missing from the toolbar to things …

Tutorials

Tips for Optimizing Photoshop Performance on Your Computer

Have you ever wondered if you were getting the best performance out of Adobe’s Photoshop Creative Cloud? Depending on your particular workflow and …

Photoshop Fails: How to Create Amazing HDR Images

In the “Photoshop Fails At” tutorial series we take a look at some of the horrible things you see coming out of Photoshop and...

Tutorials

6 Steps for Communicating Calmly When Someone Upsets You

When someone upsets you, the way you reply can either bring calm and closure, or it can escalate the situation. To avoid pouring fuel on the fire of …

Self-help

How to Import Photos into Lightroom

If you are new to Lightroom, the first thing you need to do after installing the software, opening it up, and taking a look around is import some …

Tutorials

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting …

Shutter Speed

Finding Your Inner Creative Soul as a Photographer

Alright photographers, here’s something esoteric from a person that isn’t esoteric at all. For a minute, let’s just forget about all the settings, …

Dynamic Range Photography Explained | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews

If you’ve ever had to take a photograph on a bright sunny day, chances are pretty high that you would have lost detail, possibly in the shadows or in …

How To Incorporate Vintage Decor Into Every Room

Everything old really can be new again if you only look at it in a new way.<p>Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell, authors of <i>Beekman 1802 Style: The Attraction of Opposites</i>, offer their best tips to integrate old decor with new finds throughout your home.

Friendship and Vulnerability

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

A Visual Guide to Photography for Beginners - Digital Photography School

If you’re just starting out with photography and are looking to get your head around the different aspects of photography you might like to check out …