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Easily Remove Distracting Background Elements From a Photograph In Three Steps

Sometimes a background element distracts from the focus of an image too much, but it can't be avoided in the composition. That's where this video …

Tutorials

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Tutorials

How to Extensively Stretch the Background of Your Images

We all have photos that we wish had a wider composition, either because we didn’t own the right lens or because we saw new potential for it in …

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Here’s the Difference Between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation Tools and How to Use Them (VIDEO)

Many photographers are uncertain about the difference between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation tools, and how to use them when editing images. If …

How to Replace a Sky With a Better One Using Photoshop

One of the most useful Photoshop skills you can have is the ability to convincingly replace the sky in an image. This great tutorial will show how to …

Create visual depth through dodging and burning

Contrast serves many useful purposes in a photograph. Not only can it create visible sharpness by accentuating the dark areas of edges, but it can …

Tutorials

Here’s How to Bring Boring Photos Back to Life with a Little Help from Lightroom (VIDEO)

This Lightroom tutorial deals with a situation we’ve all encountered: “You make a photo, you think ‘yes, this it,’ I GOT that shot.” But when you get …

Tutorials

Awesome Post-Processing Tips for Your Travel Photographs

Photography is an art from, from start to finish. And there’s a lot that goes into creating the perfect photograph – from having a good understanding …

The Difference Between Vibrance and Saturation

To the untrained eye, the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders is not immediately obvious. Jesús Ramirez of Photoshop Training …

Make Your Sky Pop in Photoshop with Two Quick Adjustments

In this tutorial, I will show you a way to enhance your sky quickly and effectively with two adjustment layers that target specifically the blue …

Tutorials

Lightroom Adjustment Brush Tips for Beginners

Here’s a few quick shortcuts for using the Adjustment Brush for those of you just getting into Lightroom (or if you’ve been using Lightroom for a …

Tutorials

The ‘Secret’ Sliders for Getting Fast, Smooth Selections in Photoshop

Want to improve your selection game in Photoshop? Here’s an 8-minute video from PiXimperfect that points out some “secret” sliders in Adobe Photoshop …

14 Lightroom Tricks You NEED to Know

Photographer and filmmaker Evan 5ps gives you 14 Lightroom Tricks he USES EVERYDAY to speed up your workflow.

Lightroom

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

How to Keep Up With Your Editing

I have had the blessing and curse of having too many photos to edit in the past few months. I've had plenty of opportunities to improve my work with …

5 Must-Know Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

For those who spend a significant amount of time retouching images in Photosho, keyboard shortcuts are life-savers. They not only reduce the use of …

How to Remove Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop

Lightroom does a great job removing chromatic aberration (red/green/purple fringe edges), but it doesn't work 100% of the time. Some tough situations …

New to Photoshop? Here Are 10 Portrait Retouching Mistakes to Avoid (VIDEO)

Many of us are far more accomplished at capturing a photograph than we are at processing images in Photoshop, Lightroom or other image-editing …

Tutorials

How to Replace the Sky in Any Photo in Photoshop: A 2-Minute Tutorial

Photographer Peter McKinnon made this 2-minute video tutorial on sky replacements. Watch it to learn how to quickly swap out the sky from one photo …

4 Tips to Supercharge your Lightroom Workflow

If you want to save time, get through the editing processing and improve your Lightroom workflow - check out these 4 tips.

Tutorials

Three Methods to Convert Photos to Black and White in Lightroom

Black and white images are the little black dresses of the photo world: they're always in style. Creating one is about more than just clicking a …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

Ford wants to launch drones from self-driving vans to deliver all your crap

‘Autolivery’ concept unveiled at Mobile World Congress<p>Ford unveiled a new concept at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today: an electric self-driving delivery van that can launch a fleet of drones to pick up and drop off packages in hard-to-reach places. The automaker said the idea fits into its …

Using Collections in Lightroom Properly - Lightroom Collections Explained

Lightroom Collections Explained: A Guide<p>Adobe Lightroom’s <b>power</b> extends well <b>beyond its library catalogs</b>. In the catalog, you can keyword and caption, …

Why you need to master Photoshop layers & masks

<b>Post Processing Workflow</b>"><p>Here is a photo of St. Mary falls in Glacier National Park. You can see exquisite details and vibrant colors in every part …

5 Free Guides to Help You Get Better at Post-Processing

Post-processing is an important skill to have as a photographer if you really want to get the best out of your photos. Minor adjustments can give a …