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How to Post Photos to Instagram From Lightroom Using Lightroom Mobile

Instagram has become a popular photo sharing and social media website with photographers (not to mention food bloggers), but it is not as easy to …

Free Portrait Lightroom Presets Ver.2

- Advertisement -<p>- Advertisement -<p>Free Portrait Lightroom Presets Ver. 2 contains 3 perfect filters for your portrait photography. This Lightroom …

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Portrait Photography Tips You Need to Start Using Today

Portrait photography is perhaps one of the most rewarding types of photography.It’s fun, too. Certainly more fun than reading the camera’s owner’s …

How to Create a Stunning Gallery Wall With Your Own Photos

If the idea of building a gallery wall exhausts you, we have that in common. The entire process — from collecting and framing the art to executing the installation — felt overwhelming when I attempted it on my own. It wasn't until Simply Framed asked me to try its new Print & Frame service that I …

The best free alternative to Adobe Creative Cloud 2018

Last year, Adobe raised the price of its Creative Cloud suite in countries including the UK, Brazil, and Sweden to reflect changes in foreign …

Color Theory Tutorial for Photographers

Dave Morrow has made a career for himself by photographing serene landscapes and teaching others how to do so from start to finish. For this reason, …

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Are cheap ND filters really any good?

Using ND filters is a great way to get creative with your photography, creating motion in your images with long exposures, being able to shoot wide …

The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

Use Color, Texture, and Light to Shoot Better Portraits in Crappy Locations

It would be great if you could take advantage of an epic or picturesque backdrop every time you went out to shoot portraits. But since we don’t all …

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Give Your Images a Cinematic Film Look with this “Color-Grading” Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

In this easy-to-follow tutorial, Chris Stocker shows you how to give your images a cinematic film look by color-grading photographs in Lightroom. If …

Photography in the Fog

Fog can be one of the most beautiful weather phenomena, but it can be surprisingly difficult to photograph. The light levels are misleading and …

Landscape Photography

How to Read a Histogram Correctly

If you’ve ever looked at the data behind a digital image, chances are you’ve come across a histogram. Histograms—graphical representations of the …

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A Totally Free Plugin for Photoshop and Lightroom That's Awesome for Portraits

<i>image by Kevin Ames</i><p>Our friends are Athentech have brought back their donation ware campaign. Right now (until February 14) you can get their awesome …

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2 Great Ways to Move Images Between Photoshop & Lightroom for Quick & Easy Editing (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid is one of our go-to sources for quick and easy editing tutorials, and in the instructional video below he discusses two …

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4 Steps to Improve Your Photos (and How to Use Tone Curves)

One of the beautiful things about photography is that you can always learn new things and adapt as new technology comes out. For example, the first …

Announcement for Photographers...RawTherapee Version 5 is Finally Here!

RawTherapee Version 5 Arrives in Style…<p>Here's some good news for those who've been anticipating the release of the new version of RawTherapee, <i>Version</i> …

Krita Is a Fast, Flexible, and Free Photoshop Alternative Built by Artists

Windows/macOS/Linux: If you’re on the lookout for a digital painting tool and Photoshop is too expensive, Krita is a fast, free, and open source art …

Understanding Lightroom Basics

Lightroom is to photo processing as Microsoft Word is to word processing. You use MS Word to read or edit a word document. It doesn’t store your …

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Long Exposure Tips And Tricks

Many circumstances necessitate long exposures, but they’re most commonly reserved for low-light photography. Cityscapes at night, dawn and dusk …

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 …

A Comprehensive Color Theory Guide for Photographers

We talk about composition a lot, but have you ever really dived into the subject of color theory and thought about how it applies to your …

Get Your Hands on Free Adobe Apps for Chromebook

If you have a Chromebook that supports Play Store apps, you may be able to download and use six Adobe apps for free, from Photoshop to …

Applying color theory to landscape photography

Color Theory can be an extremely complex subject, especially if you start looking at the mathematics and physics behind the theory itself. On a more …

Background Exposure Techniques with Single Light Studio Portraits

What you’re going to learn in this video is one of the most important aspects of photography. This video sums up what is known as the inverse square …

Tips on Getting Sharper Images with Manual Focus Lenses

Ever since Leica presented a camera at the 1976 Photokina with working automated focusing, autofocus technology has taken leaps and bounds in its …

Selective Sharpening in Lightroom

Sharpening helps your picture have a little more punch and can allow details to pop and draw attention. If you sharpen the entire image, however, …

How to Prepare Your Photos for Printing

If you’ve ever printed a photo directly from your computer to your printer, you might have been surprised to find out that the color in the images …

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

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