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The 11 Stupidest Things Photographers Say About Gear

I’m like a lot of photographers. I want to shoot more often. And one big reason I don’t shoot as much as I like is that I waste too much time reading …

How to add light rays through the clouds in Photoshop

Cloudy days are great for shooting wide open shots with a naturally soft light. But, sometimes the scene can appear a bit dull due to the lack of …

How to Shoot in Low-Light Conditions Without Using Flash

Photography is all about capturing the subject beautifully in the available light. Sometimes as a photographer you have more than optimum light …

5 Layer Mask Tips You May Not Know

As photographers, we use some pretty complex software. These programs allow us to create stunning images that, let’s be honest, would be very …

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Balance in Photography

Balance is one of the least-discussed principles of good composition, but it is perhaps the most important. Photographers, consciously or not, make …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a B&W Layer in Photoshop to Adjust the Brightness of Colors In Photos

Travel photographer Jimmy McIntyre created this short 3-minute video tutorial to share a trick for adjusting the brightness of specific colors in …

Getting Rid of Over-Saturated Reds In Skin Tones Using Photoshop

Getting perfect skin tones can be quite time consuming and difficult. Because everyone's skin complexion is different, the corrections needed will be …

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How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

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How to Make a Triptych in Lightroom

It seems that the majority of photos we see online or in print are presented individually. But if you have several strong images on a related theme, …

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This Online Interactive Guide Will Help Bring You Up to Speed on Photo Editing Terms

If you’re just starting out in post-processing digital photos, you may feel overwhelmed with all the different terms and concepts involved in …

The Great Compositions of Robert Capa | THEME

<b>Expelled from Hungary at the age of 17, Endre Friedman bounced from Germany to France learning photography along the way. When he arrived, the man we</b> …

How to Do Cinematic Color Grading on Your Photos with Photoshop

Want to give your photographs a “Hollywood movie” look? Here’s a fantastic 25-minute tutorial on how to do cinematic color grading on your …

5 Tools to Create and Share Studio Lighting Diagrams

Photographers working with artificial lighting are always asked about their setups, and sometimes they have a hard time explaining how they …

iPad

A Picture To Show You Clearly The Effects of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO On Images

Want to capture excellent photos? Then you need to understand three things — the aperture, the shutter speed, and the ISO.<p>The aperture controls light …

Shutter Speed

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 …

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

How to spot faked photos

Like it or not, photographic manipulation is now easier and the results better than ever before. Usually, the alterations are fairly benign - …

Night Portraits with Bokeh: An EASY, step-by-step tutorial

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.If you feel like your portrait …

Depth Of Field

6 camera settings portrait photographers always get wrong

The secret to great portrait photography is building a rapport with a model, rather than knowing the best camera settings to use. But in the heat of …

How to Use Focus Stacking for Tack Sharp Photographs

Due to limitations of our lenses, getting tack sharp exposures in which the foreground and background are both in perfect focus can sometimes be …

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How to Create Duotones and Split Tones in Lightroom

Before we go anywhere, we should discuss exactly what a duotone is. It has its genesis in the printing world where, to save on color printing costs, …

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Video Tutorial Shows You How to Mount and Frame Your Own Photographs

While many of us leave it up to the labs to print and mount our photographs, there are those who would like to try their own hand at it. For those …

9 Photo Composition Tips, As Seen in Photographs by Steve McCurry

<b>Rule of Thirds</b>: Place points of interest on the intersections and important elements along the lines<p><b>Leading Lines</b>: Use natural lines to lead eyes …

This Online Depth of Field Simulator Helps You Wrap Your Mind Around the Concept

Want to understand the concept of depth of field better? Polish photographer and programmer Michael Bemowski has created a fantastic and feature-rich …

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 …

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

HDR Photography: Shooting Tips, Software Plugins, and Training Resources

High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography refers to creating an image, from two or more exposures of a scene/subject, in which the appearance of colors is …

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