Pete Carter

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Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Tutorials

What’s the Best Lens for Portrait Photography? This Pro’s Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

If you’re shopping for a portrait lens, or just trying to figure out which lens you own is best for people pictures, we encourage you to watch this …

How to Colorize and Bring Life Back to Old Family Photos in Photoshop

Watching old family photographs fading away in treasured photo albums is a sad reality. However, bringing the digital age to these old film …

An Introduction To Photographing Men’s Portraiture

For years women have used photography services as a source of empowerment. It began with glamour portrait studios popping up in shopping malls …

How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print …

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

How to Cut Your Photo Editing Time in Half

Editing photos after a shoot can be extremely time-consuming, especially if you have not spent some time optimizing your workflow. If you’d like to …

How to earn $10,000 a month as a photographer

Dear friend, I think the purpose of my life is to empower others, especially my fellow photographers and you. If you are passionate about …

Street Photography

You’ll Never Doubt the Importance of Portrait Lighting After Watching This Fascinating 2-Minute Video

It’s sort of obvious that without light there isn’t a whole lot we can do with our cameras. But the fascinating two-minute video below provides an …

How to Shoot Professional Portraits Using 3-Point Lighting

This handy 7-minute lighting guide from Aussie music photographer PJ Pantelis shows how you can use 2 lights and a reflector to create a …

A home-studio setup with speedlights

Portrait photographer and speed lights master Neil van Niekerk shares with us how to create a home-studio setup with two speedlights.<p>More details on …

Create Professional Headshots with Only Two Lights

If the idea of creating multi-light portraits makes you feel the least bit intimidated, this tutorial is for you. Music photographer PJ Pantelis …

Photography

Photoshop Tutorial: The 5 Best Ways to Clean and Heal Skin Blemishes

If you are troubled by blemishes big or small in your portrait work, this 16-minute tutorial by Nathaniel Dodson over at Tutvid will teach you how to …

8 Beautiful Alternative Processes for Photographers

Given that most photos are captured digitally and shared online, it’s easy to forget the beauty of a print.<p>The history of photographic printing is a …

The Headshot Setup That Will Save You Time and Impress Your Clients

I call it the 3-in-1 Headshot Method. As a professional photographer it is imperative that you are able to adapt to your surrounds and the needs of …

Photography

This artist uses amazing Photoshop skill to transfer his subjects wherever they want to be

There are not many photographers left who don’t use Photoshop. Sometimes it’s just a tool for small enhancements, and sometimes it’s used to create a …

Complete Lightroom and Photoshop Portrait Retouching Tutorial

Most online photography tutorials focus on one thing—how to sharpen better or how to retouch shiny skin, for example. This video goes way beyond …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

How to keep Mac Photos app closed when you connect your iPhone

If you don’t trust the cloud, you may connect your iPhone to a Mac periodically using a Lightning to USB cable. That opens iTunes and the Photos app …

Google Nik Collection review

Google Nik Collection is a set of seven premium photo-enhancing filters that can be used as Photoshop plugins, or as standalone programs. The suite …

Tutorials

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

Quick Tip: How to Fix Uneven Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s a quick how-to that will probably come in handy sometime down the road for every portrait photographer. Have you ever shot a portrait where …

Create complex textures quickly with clever texture brushes

The Image Manipulation Sore just released a new set of texture brushes and I think that they have a potential to be a game changer in how compositors …

Digital Art

3 Simple Steps to Give Your Subjects Amazing Eyes In Photoshop

Many can debate the ethical use of Photoshop, but if you strip down its use to a core idea, the editing software is meant to enhance imagery and …

Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness

Last February, 59-year-old Ned Overend, aka “The Lung,” aka “Deadly Nedly,” won the first National Fatbike Championships, held in Ogden, Utah. Fat Bike Nats isn’t exactly the Tour de France, but it’s no charity ride, either. Overend had to compete against a field of much younger pros, including …

Tour de France