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Making Use of the Copy Name Field with Virtual Copies

I received a question from someone wanting to know how to rename their virtual copies the other day, and thought it would make for a useful post to …

Tutorials

Smoke Bomb Photos: What I Learned Shooting Models in a Junkyard

Ever wanted to try one of those cool smoke bomb shots, with thick, bright smoke in eerily sculpted curves floating around fashion models? I’d never …

Landscape Photography

The Ultimate Guide to the Regions of France

On the other side of the Atlantic, we tend to think of France as a vaguely star-shaped country with Paris as a dot somewhere toward the middle of the …

France

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

Photoshop Tip: Here’s How to Add Natural-Looking Sunbeams to Nature Photographs (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever seen beautiful sunbeams piercing through the trees in a forest, you know much they can add to the impact of a photograph. The tutorial …

Landscape Photography

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

5 TIPS how to get PUBLISHED in PHOTOGRAPHY Blogs

Here are Antti Karppinen´s five tips how you can get your work better chance to get published in various Photography Blogs like Petapixel, Fstoppers, …

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Mobile Photography

5 INSTAGRAM TIPS — Take Advantage Improve your Photography

5 Instagram tips to improve your photography with better inspiration!<p>Remember:<p>Location Scouting<br>• Follow Locally<br>• Improve your Feed<br>• Embrace Stories<br>• Organise …

Here's What You Should Do For Your Photography Portfolio

After performing a pretty hardcore edit on my own portfolio, I have left myself with a much smaller selection of images that speak with a more …

Crowd Funding

Beginner’s Guide: Real Estate Photography

Photography is a useful tool for different industries. It is a powerful tool for selling just about anything, be it food, clothing, or property. …

Real Estate

Six Easy Camera Tricks for Better Videos

Everyone wants to shoot better videos, and as we all know, it doesn’t require the best gear and the production. You can even spice up your videos by …

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

Flying

How to Process Drone Photos in Lightroom

Chances are that many of you are familiar with the works of Michael Shainblum. Not only was he Fstoppers' Photographer of the Month earlier this year …

Shooting Portraits with Christmas Lights in an Ordinary Bedroom

With the holiday season just around the corner, photographer Irene Rudnyk decided to do a portrait photo shoot using Christmas lights hung from the …

The 2017 Monitor Buyers Guide for Photographers: Top Recommendations

Even with all the notes and advice, it’s typically a tough job to find a quality monitor in any price range. This is why I’ve decided to hand you my …

How to sync Lightroom catalogs across many computers without Lightroom CC

A few weeks ago Adobe renamed Lightroom to Lightroom Classic and re-launched Lightroom as cloud connected Lightroom CC. Aside from making everyone …

Tutorials

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

Incredible Side-By-Side Pics Show Just How Much Work ‘Magical’ Photoshoots Take

Photographer Gilmar Silva reveals the magic that goes into getting the “perfect” shot<p>Often when we see professional family portraits posted on …

Cheap 'n easy Day to Night Timelapse tutorial (holy grail timelapse tutorial)

Day to night timelapse or holy grail timelapse tutorial. It doesn't have to be hard, let us show you how to do a holy grail timelapse the easy way. …

5 Fun Photo Hacks for Eye-Catching Portraits (VIDEO)

We often post creative photo hacks with fun ways to capture eye-catching images using cheap, easy-to-find items. The five tricks you see in this …

Hacking

Wear Your Love for Photography with TogTees Shirts (and Stuff)

<i>All images from TogTees. Used with permission.</i><p>Whoever said “wear your heart on your sleeve” must be talking about showing what you love with a shirt. …

Clothing

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 …

5 Secret Weapons We Use To Score Cheap Plane Tickets

Airplane tickets eat up a pretty significant chunk of our travel budget. Spending a fortune on getting from point A to B feels like a bit of a waste, …

Luminosity Masking in Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom

Yep, Luminosity Masking has been added to Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom.<p>I am not going to go into the whole breakdown of what a Luminosity Mask is. …

The 10 Most Romantic Tiny Towns in Europe

Small is romantic as well as it is beautiful when it comes to tiny towns in Europe that thrive away from the grand capitals. Life is slower in these …

How to create long exposure photos without a lens filter

You can produce amazing long exposure photography using the power of Photoshop--even if you don't own a lens filter.<p>I really enjoy shooting long …

Photoshop Trick: Transform a Sunny Landscape Photo into a Stormy Scene with Lightning (VIDEO)

The last thing most folks want to do these days is swap a beautiful sunny day for a threatening rainstorm with lightning. But we’re talking Photoshop …

A Fall Color Map To Plan Your Photo Trip

Fall color in Grand Teton National Park, September 2016.We're wrapping up production of our October 2017 Annual Fall Color Special Issue this week, …

Nature Photography