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3 facts about histogram you may not have known

If you’re not sure whether you’ve achieved good exposure, using a histogram is the best way to check it. But there are some misconceptions about …

Want Your Lightroom To Run Faster?

If you feel like your Lightroom is running as fast as it should (or it could), check out this article directly from Adobe which is all about how to …

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

Learn How To Make Video Slideshows To Grow Your Business & Increase Your Sales

In the era of short attention spans and multi-tasking, video has become the new king of the jungle. Just take a look at the popularity of Snapchat, …

What to Do About Dry Eyes From Contact Lenses

If you experience dry eyes when you wear contact lenses, you're in good company. Contact lenses thin the protective layer of tears that normally …

How Different Are U1 vs U3 SD Memory Cards & CF vs XQD Cards?

Our field of photography is as wide and varied as a species -It’s almost an allegory for one. And like a living species, no matter how much …

Adobe just dropped a CC2015.5 update with "Face-Aware Liquify" and a bunch of other cool features

Today, Adobe finally unleashes an update that many users have been waiting for. As well as giving us back the Legacy Healing Brush, this update to …

Does Music Soothe the Savage Photo Editing Breast?

Last weekend, my wife and I enjoyed a wonderful spaghetti dinner at the house of wedding photographer, and fellow survivor of the Australian music …

How to Use the Healing Tool in Photoshop

Some tips on how to use the healing took in Photoshop to clean up your images and rid them of distracting elements.

Tutorials

Tutorial: Add a realistic lens flare to a photo in seconds

Looking around it seems that technology is at its peak (well, read this in two or three years and laugh, but for now…). Cameras are almost noiseless, …

Always Have A Camera With You - Here's A Great Reason Why

The best advice I can give to anybody who loves photography is: <b>Always have a camera with you</b>.<p>It doesn't matter what gear you choose as your trusty …

How To Focus Attention With A Refined Vignette Effect

<i>Practical Photography is the world’s best magazine for photographers who want to improve their camera skills. Whether you’re an absolute beginner,</i> …

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

Darkroom Tips for Platinum Prints From Digital Negatives

This article discusses the “magic” moment, i.e. when you already have your negative, paper, and materials, and everything is ready to make the fine …

10 Things Aperture Users Need to Know About Lightroom

This is a guest post by Matt Kloskowski be sure to catch him at this year’s Photoshop World.<p>Theres been speculation for a while now, but its …

How I Fell in Love with Lightroom

I got hooked on photography around the same time I started using Photoshop 7 back in middle school. Starting out with a Nikon point-and-shoot, …

How to Create Soft Portrait Lighting

Studio lighting isn’t as difficult as it may seem. In fact, with just two lights, you can create several different types of shots simply by …

11 Ways You Could Be Exposed to Lead in Your Everyday Life

Contaminated water is not the only way we are exposed to lead. This toxic metal lurks in a wide variety of products that we’d otherwise think were …

This photo book will tap into your feels

“When the man you want to bang is across borders, oceans, a bus ride away, or down the road“, reads the introduction to <i>Between Colder Bones,</i> a new book of photographs and poems by 22 <b></b>young creatives across the world, that will tap into your weakest spots<i>.</i> “When you can’t be bothered to walk to Tesco …

moma are launching a totally free photography course

Put down Instagram, pick up that old film camera, and learn photography from one of the best museums in the world.<p>We're bombarded with so many images now we might feel that we're all authorities on the finer points of visual culture, we have all the equipment in the palms, but beyond the Instagram …

How a Polarizer Filter Works

A polarizing filter is probably the most useful filter you can use with your camera. It removes polarized light from the image, thus reducing …

Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

The options that a photographer has to light a person’s face and body are many. You may use different types of lights such as parabolic or diffused …

5 Things You Can Change to Take Better Pictures

“Photographic skills needed!” Or, “photography classes.” These are the search terms many of us need to enter into our favorite search engine so that …

How to Do Shaped Bokeh Photography in 5 Easy Steps

It’s amazing what you can do with a camera. Light can be captured in different ways, and this opens up many possibilities for the keen photographer. …

Photography

Portrait Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Pro Portraits

Extraordinary portraits do <i>not</i> require extraordinary gear. In fact, just one off camera flash can work wonders. A properly executed portrait, with an …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a DSLR Lens

One of the main benefits of owning a DSLR camera is the ability to utilize a wide variety of different lenses. Most professional photographers will …

The Basics of Bokeh

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas lights are everywhere. What better time for capturing great bokeh shots? If you’ve never really paid …

A Brief History of Color Photography, From Dream to Reality

When photographing the world around us, the property of color is likely something most people tend to take for granted. We expect our cameras to …

How To Improve Your Focusing Skills

<b>Nowadays, digital cameras have the ability to autofocus. That is all great but it is not as simple as it sounds. The autofocus in the cameras,</b> …