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Tutorial: Why Timelapse When You Can Hyperlapse?

Here's how to shoot and edit a (handheld) hyperlapse.<p>What is Hyperlapse?<p>I recently went out to experiment with hyperlapse photography. If you are …

Photography

Quick tips for making sharp and precise selections in Photoshop

The Magic Wand Tool or the Quick Selection Tool can make general selections fast and easy. But they’re not 100 percent precise and you’ll often have …

18 useful Lightroom shortcuts for beginners

Adventure and lifestyle photographer Lucy Martin put together this useful little video that goes over her favorite Lightroom shortcuts. There are 18 …

Bad Weather Ruining Your Shot? Here's How to Fix It in Post

You can't control the weather, but you <i>can</i> control the way it looks in your image if you know a few tricks in post.<p>As filmmakers, we try to prepare …

Complete Guide to Lighting Modifiers, And When To Use Them

The world of light modifiers can seem monumental, intimidating, and confusing. In fact, considering how simple wireless flash itself has gotten …

How To Make Cuban Coffee

A Cuban coffee, or cafecito, is the nation's history in a cup. Iconic trademarks associated with a cafecito — such as its slightly bitter flavor, the …

Classic Lighting Techniques; Learning from the Portrait Masters

The masters of photography in the 20th century have paved the way for modern photographers. Before digital capture, social media and smartphones, …

Studio Lighting Explained for Natural Light Photographers

One of the biggest misconceptions in studio photography is that you need the biggest, baddest external lights you can get in order to produce great …

Natural Light

The 10 Best Synthetic Down Jackets of 2018

Faux Feathers<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: We’ve updated our guide of the best synthetic down jackets with the 10 best picks for Winter 2018. Prices</i> …

Backpacking

January 2018 Recommend Reading for Serious Photographers

From how-to guides to retrospectives on famous photographers to collections of iconic images, there's plenty of photography books to explore.But just …

Street Photography

7 Common Portrait Lighting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

If you’re just getting started in studio portrait light, here’s a 12-minute video that may be helpful to you. Photographer Antti Karppinen shares 7 …

Photoshop Tips: Here’s How to Select Hair and Move a Portrait Subject to Another Background (VIDEO)

One of the most difficult tasks when editing portrait photos is making a precise selection of a model’s hair. This becomes doubly challenging if you …

The Technical Side Of Macro Photography

It might sound cliched but macro photography really does give you access to a whole new world of photographic possibilities. Looking on sites such as …

Understanding Light And Becoming A Successful Photographer

Meet Dave Henshaw, role model and amazing photographer with over 5,000 awards. He is amongst one of ViewBug's team favorite fashion and portrait …

Selectively sharpen your photos non-destructively with a high pass filter mask

Sharpening is one of those parts of digital photography on which everybody has their own opinion. How much, when in the process to do it, using what …

Tutorials

Everything you wanted to know about Banding and were afraid to ask

We’ve all been there: you sit on a picture forever, bored of retouching, and then when you do get around to it strange things start to show up in it. …

13 Incredibly Useful Articles For Getting Started With Black and White Landscape Photography

While landscapes is the end goal of this advice list, it is not the only focus: After all, if you don't even know that the art of capturing black and …

Frequency Separation | What Is It Really And When Should You Use It?

Frequency Separation is a powerful retouching technique used to soften a subject’s skin without degrading his or her skin texture. When executed …

Tutorials

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

99 Best Advanced Photoshop Tutorials

Take your expertise to the next level with these advanced Photoshop tutorials.<br>99 of the Best Advanced Photoshop TutorialsPhotoshop is the tool of …

Graphics

The new BenQ SW271 27" 4K monitor gives photographers full color control

BenQ has launched a new monitor designed for professional photographers who need both high resolution and extremely accurate colors: the 27" SW271. …

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Blockchain

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

Tutorials

Flash Forward: New Strobes, LEDs and Modifiers

FJ Westcott Omega 360 Reflector <br>Editor’s ChoiceThere are multi-purpose reflectors and then there’s Westcott’s new Omega 360. The 360, which was …

LED Lighting

A Quick Guide to Lens Whacking

From coating your lenses with Vaseline to creating pinhole cameras, we all love experimenting with camera and lens hacks from time to time. While …

How to Set up Three-Point Lighting for Portrait Photography

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Learn the fundamentals, and you …

Photography

Tips On Distortion Tools: Warp, Puppet Warp, and Liquify

Photoshop has a multitude of distortion tools that allow you to correct parts that distract from your image or they can creatively alter the image …

The Best Way to Build Traps

13 Tips for Strong Traps<p>Lead Photo Credit: Josh Maley<p>The Question<p>What's your best training tip for building traps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and …

How the Inverse Square Law Can Make You Better at Lighting

Don't worry, this video isn't about all about math. Rather, it aims to give you an intuitive understanding of one of the most fundamental laws of …

Panorama Post-Processing for that wide angle look - Part 2

Ok, for the rest of the story, er process… I created a video that shows 3 panorama post-processing methods I use on my image(s) to end up with that …

Landscape Photography