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Bite-Size PS Tutorials: Using the Cinematography Technique 'Crushing the Blacks' to Improve Your Images

Generally speaking, losing detail in your image is a bad thing. However, there is a creative way to do so that is most commonly employed in …

‘Abstract: The Art of Design’ is a Must-Watch Netflix Show for Photographers

If you appreciate visual art and aesthetics—and, if you’re reading <i>PetaPixel</i>, chances are good that you do—then you absolutely must watch the new …

10 Simple Tips on How to Turn Amateur-Looking Photos Into Pro-Quality Images (VIDEO)

Do you ever wonder how to take your photography to the next level? The helpful folks at Mango Street Labs are back with another great video that will …

The Best Underwater Camera Accessories and Lights of 2017

It takes more than just a great camera to capture beautiful underwater images. Our 2017 scuba diving Gear Buyers Guide will help you find the best …

How to Blend 3 Bracketed Exposures for Greater Dynamic Range

Want to learn how to blend 3 bracketed exposures of the same scene to create a single photo with greater dynamic range? Here’s a great 17-minute …

Photoshop Timelapse: Car Photography Manipulation

Photographers are often drawn to the camera for its power to freeze the world for a moment and capture things exactly as they are. But, with …

Photography

Filmmaker Tips: Dolly Camera Movement vs. Lens Zoom

There are two types of motions in video that look similar, but are accomplished in different ways, each having a unique effect on the audience. One …

Seven Keys to Starting with Flash Photography

For anyone starting out in photography, a flash gun is one of the earliest pieces of equipment we aspire to. Problem is, it can all be a bit daunting …

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 …

GIF Animations

Adding Smooth Camera Movement to Any Static Shot in Premiere Pro CC

As a video editor, you can use many tricks to improve the visual aesthetics of your 4K videos, especially when you deliver in lower resolutions. For …

Videography

This Russian Photoshop Master’s Skills Will Blow Your Mind

Almost everyone with a smartphone or a computer has experimented with photo editing at some point, but this retouching master's work is above and …

Photographing Beautiful and Monstrous Waves

I've lived on the shores of Lake Erie my entire life and can readily attest that it can a very unkind body of water. Photographer Dave Sandford takes …

How to Detect and Eliminate Color Casts From LED Video Lights

Often, lower-priced LED panels will have a color cast that can be difficult to correct in post, particularly if you're working with mixed lighting. …

How to create great portraits using only one light overhead

Creating a soft and dramatic image doesn’t require too many complicated settings and gear. In this short video, photographer Jeff Rojas will show you …

3 simple ways to backlight your model and make your portraits pop

When creating studio portraits, it’s good to make the subject stand out from the background. Most photographers know this, but many still make the …

How to Add Magic to Wedding Ring Photos with Household Items

Here’s an 8-minute video by the YouTube channel Magic Lens that shows how you can create magical wedding ring photographs using ordinary things found …

How to Fix Color Cast from Cheap LED Video Lights

The great about LED, they are lightweight, they are durable, they can output a lot of power for a low wattage draw and require very little heat …

Harvard is putting a 13 module photography course online for free

Four months ago, it was Stanford who made their photography course for free, and now comes Harvard’s turns. Harvard has an online learning platform – …

How to Use a Cookie Sheet and a Wood Stump to Shoot Better iPhone Photos

Photographer and DP Peter McKinnon is not an “iPhoneographer”, but that hasn’t stopped some of his fans from asking for tips on taking better …

This Useful Map Reveals Photography ‘Hotspots’ Around the World

Landscape photographer and travel addict Mike Wong has created a super useful tool for fellow photographers who want some help location scouting. …

PERFECT DEPTH OF FIELD in AFTER EFFECTS TUTORIAL

January 8, 2017, Adobe After Effects Tutorials, 451 views<p>► Learn how to get the perfect fake depth of field in adobe after effects! ( cc 2017 but …

Tutorials

How to Cut a Person Out in Photoshop (Beginner Tutorial)

• Home<br>• Adobe Photoshop Tutorials<br>• How to Cut a Person Out in Photoshop (Beginner Tutorial)<p>January 8, 2017, Adobe Photoshop Tutorials, 825 views<p>Looking for …

Agustin Muñoz Shows You How to Light Underwater Portraits

<b>All images by Agustin Muñoz. Used with permission.</b><p>Shooting portraits underwater with ambient/natural light is tough and so usually the most taken …

An Inside Look at Photographing at the Olympic Games

What does it take to cover the Olympic Games as a sports photographer? Here’s a 10-minute video titled “One Shot” that offers a behind-the-scenes …

Here’s How to Improve Your Cityscapes by Using Photoshop to Replace a Boring Sky (VIDEO)

Yesterday we showed you how to improve landscape photos suffering from blown out clouds, but what if your image has a boring sky with no clouds at …

Don’t Let Blown Out Clouds Ruin Your Landscape Photos: Here’s an Easy Photoshop Fix (VIDEO)

We’ve all been there: You’re shooting a beautiful landscape with bright billowing clouds and some interesting shadow detail, so what do you do? You …

7 Tips and Tricks for Photographing Landscapes With a Wide-Angle Lens

By and large, the landscape images you see in magazines and online are taken with a wide-angle lens. It’s the go-to focal length for landscapes for a …

Landscape Photography

Take 3 Minutes & Learn (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About the Art of Time-Lapse (VIDEO)

Time-lapse photography and time-lapse videos are still immensely popular and interest in them shows no signs of slowing down (so to speak). In fact, …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …