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Water Gardens, Water Features, Backyard Ponds by Aquascape

There’s nothing quite like the serenity provided by water gardens. Imagine stepping outside your home into your very own backyard pond oasis. Sit …

Landscaping

Pond Hunter Episode 4 - Everything You Want to Know About Koi

On Wednesday, April 23rd at 8pm est, 7pm cst and 5pm pst,<p>Check out this episode 4 of The POND HUNTER Radio Broadcast to learn everything you always …

Quick Tip: A Great Way to Resize Low-Res Images in Photoshop

The most recent video to come out of Adobe’s “Photoshop Playbook” series of tutorials offers a quick and useful tip for if you ever find yourself …

Putting Together A Photoshoot Part I: Moodboard And Concept Development

When we first start out on any sort of endeavor, be it creative or otherwise, we all most likely begin same way: a head full of ideas, but a distinct …

Matched

Practical Tips To Build Your Street Photography Confidence

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Street Photography

Boudoir Photography: 3 Quick Tips on Building Trust With Your Clients

Boudoir photography is not just about taking beautiful images, but it is also knowing how to make your clients <i>feel</i> beautiful. Remember that clients …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

Photography

Lighting for a Headshot: a Simple and Inexpensive Technique

Two lights and a Reflector. That is all you need to create stunning headshots that will wow your clients and bring you new business. No need for huge …

Retouching Tips in Lightroom with Matt Kloskowski

<i>Editors Note: We’re pleased to host this guest post from Matt Kloskowski.</i><p>When Lightroom 5 released, Adobe made it so the Spot Removal tool was …

Tips for Boosting Your Confidence Doing People Photography

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Photography

Elevate Your Viewpoint For More Unique Photographs

We’d like to welcome <b>Erik Valind</b> to Photofocus. Be sure to catch his classes at Photoshop World in Atlanta April 810.<p>A lot of forethought goes into …

How to Use Continuous Lighting: Light Sources

This is the first part of my series on continuous lighting. Here, I discuss the various types of artificial constant light sources you can use to …

LED Lighting

5 Tips for Dynamic Family Portraits

Shooting whole families can be a hassle: the kids are bored, the babies crying, the parents anxious, the grandparents falling asleep. Well, Michelle …

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Annie Leibovitz

Seven Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

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Photography

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

How to sell photos online: 5 tips for getting a million views on Flickr

As our series on how to sell photos online and in print continues we look at how to get your work seen. Social media success is the 21st century Holy …

This cat takes better selfies than you

As we all know the internet is pretty much half filled with cats thanks to their loving owners taking a never-ending stream photos and videos. But …

Viral

How to Crop Nondestructively in Photoshop

A good crop in Photoshop can go a long way to improve the composition of a photo. Selectively discarding pixels can really help focus the viewer’s …

Tutorials

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

Learn to See Photographically With These 4 Tips

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in becoming a proficient photographer is learning to see the creative possibilities of the scene in front of …

Landscape Photography

Five Tips for Special Event Photography

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Photography

Easter Photography Tips and Techniques

Easter is a dual holiday, like Christmas, both solemnly religious, but with joyful overtones for children…and that’s where you want to concentrate …

Landscape Photography

Photography Tips for Using Flash on a Black Background

Shooting portraits against a black background makes a dramatic statement. It forces the viewer to give the subject their undivided attention, and it …

4 Tips for Directing Photography Subjects to Achieve Your Vision

You can feel it pulsing through the crowd during any soccer game, fueling all of the screaming and whooping and dancing and boozing, the reason …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips to Improve Your Black & White Photography

In a world of color, sometimes you just can’t beat a strong black and white image. Black and white photography can be an amazing tool to conveying a …

Landscape Photography

7 Tips to Improve Your Holiday Photographs

All of us get a little more excited about taking photographs when the Holidays approach. Who doesn't want to create beautiful images of their …

Landscape Photography

Tips on Using Circular Polarizing Filters

One of the major challenges in landscape photography is managing reflected light, especially when working around water. The single best way to subdue …