Martin Hilton

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Exploring the Color Lookup Adjustment In Adobe Photoshop

I’m going to let you in on a little secret about Adobe Photoshop. I’ve been working in this application for a long time and I’ll tell you that there …

Tutorials

Rim Light Photography Tutorial (Video Tutorial)

Understanding rim lighting is one of the greatest steps a photographer can make toward mastering the studio. However, getting it right can be an …

Photography Tutorials

How to use Photoshop’s “Blend If” feature like a pro

Blend If is a very useful Photoshop tool. Jesús Ramirez of Photoshop Training Channel calls it “the unsung hero,” and he wants to teach you how to …

Tutorials

How To Set Up Your Wacom Pen For Better Use In Photoshop, Capture One, & Lightroom

Since we first wrote some Wacom Pen Tablet reviews there has been a massive interest in new versions of the hardware, how different they are, and …

Tutorials

This is How One Photographer Dodges and Burns His Photos

Photographer and visual artist Antti Karppinen dodges and burns his photos using a single 50% natural gray layer in Overlay blending mode. By sharing …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

How to Understand Dynamic Range in Photography

The word photograph comes from the greek words <i>phos</i> and <i>graphe</i>, which mean <i>light</i> and <i>drawing</i>, respectively. Thus to create a photograph, in the strictest …

Landscape Photography

Here's Why a Photography Drone Should Make Your Wedding Guest List

Finding a way to capture every memory of your wedding can be a bit overwhelming. Even if you hire a photographer and videographer, you might find that you are asking guests and family members to bring along their cameras and tripods so that no memory is forgotten and every single important part of …

What's the Difference Between Vibrance & Saturation in Adobe Photoshop?

I use both the vibrance and saturation features inside of Photoshop so much that I don’t even think of them anymore. I know what they do and how they …

The Art of the Focus Pull

Moviegoers see focus racks all the time. They probably don’t even notice most of them. That’s the idea. If you’re not looking for them, they can be …

Tips for Shooting Boudoir All Shapes and Sizes

Boudoir clients range not only in background but also shapes and sizes. She may be a model or the stay at home mom that wants to feel like a model. …

LED Lighting

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Saving Time with Photoshop Conditional Actions

Conditional Actions have been available in Photoshop for a few versions and can save a great deal of time. The idea is that you can create a single …

Tutorials

Captured Pixels Photography

Welcome to Captured Pixels<p>Hi, I'm Martin Hilton, Professional Photographer, and Tutor.<p>If im not capturing images you will find me teaching and …

Photography

How to Get Started with Split Color Portrait Lighting

There is a progression that takes place in the journey that is our lighting knowledge. At first it is learning the ways of ambient light (read: I …

Landscape Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide-Angle Lens

One of the great things about shooting with a wide-angle lens is that you can incorporate more of the scene into the photograph.Landscape …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Better Photos of Your Pet (Best Settings Light)

Our pets are our best friends. Their love is unconditional, and they never judge us for what we are. After a hard days work, they are the perfect …

Pets

How to Photograph Kids and Get Gorgeous Shots

Learning how to photograph kids well will lead to some of the most rewarding images of your photography career. With every image, you're recording …

Landscape Photography

Polaroid's New 20-Megapixel Instant Camera Is Set To Be A Game Changer

The instant camera trend has a new, surprisingly high-powered competitor in its midst - in the form of the newly-announced Polaroid Pop.<p>Tying in with …

12 Tips for Seascape and Coastal Photography. Photography Guide.

12 Tips for Seascape and Coastal Photography : Photography Guide<p>Have you looked at a seascape photo and wondered how to create that misty water …

Landscape Photography

Quick Corporate Portraits With a Simple Lighting Set-up

Join Daniel Norton OnSet as he shows you a simple and compact lighting set-up for location Portraiture, perfect to work with a variety of different …

Straighten Up

<i>In this photo of a church in Granada, Spain, you can see a few distortion problems. The horizon isn't quite level, although it's close. Also, the</i> …

Tutorials

The Most Under-Valued Editing Tool for Architectural Photos

Nothing catches the eye of a potential home buyer or design client quite like a beautiful set of photos. Whether it’s for real estate agents, …

Photography

20 top free brush fonts

Fonts come in all manner of designs – retro fonts, handwriting fonts and script fonts, to name a few. In this article, we're focusing on brush fonts, …

Typography

95 top Photoshop tutorials

Love it or hate it, Photoshop continues to be the design software of choice for millions of designers across the globe for a wide range of tasks, …

Tutorials

Creating the Perfect Gelled Background

Getting clean, saturated and even colour from edge to edge on your gelled background with a subtle vignette needn’t be a mystery. Simply remember …

Landscape Photography

Fujifilm unveils firmware updates for 19 cameras and lenses in its X Series

Ever since it entered the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market with the X Series in 2012, Fujifilm has cultivated a reputation for …

Cameras

What to Include in Your Portfolio: A Mini Tutorial

If you want to get paid for your photography, it goes without saying that you need to put together a great portfolio showcasing your best work. …

The Difference Between RGB and CMYK

If you’ve seen the RGB and CMYK color models referenced all over the place but aren’t exactly sure how they work or what the difference is between …