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25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

Travel

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Apps

Fashion’s Busiest Photographers

These photographers are some of the industry’s legends — and continue to rank among the busiest.<p>Private planes, beautiful models, exotic locales. …

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

Street Photography

Our 113 Most Useful Links for Photographers

One of the wonderful things about the photography world are how many people put in countless talent online to serve the industry. This ranges from an …

Great Tip: How to Use Photoshop to Blend Multiple Exposures to Create One Perfect Shot (VIDEO)

Jimmy McIntyre is an image-editing expert with great tips for both novice and advanced Photoshop users. In the quick video below, he demonstrates how …

9 incredibly cool places in L.A. you’ve never heard of

1. The secret world of L.A.’s speakeasies<p>Like all great cities, L.A. has a hidden side, an underbelly that goes largely unnoticed by workday folks …

Hiking

An Insider’s Guide to the 100 Hidden Gems of L.A.

You could live here for decades and still never see it all. That’s the beauty of our city<p><b>Level three: Advanced</b><p>You are Magellan. You are Jacques …

Los Angeles

Photoshop: Replace a sky in a photo using Blend IF and without making selections

Photoshop: Replace a sky using Blend IF<p>Helen Bradley<p>How to easily replace a sky in Photshop<p>Not all images have picture perfect skies! If your images …

Tutorials

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

Aurora Aperture PowerXND 2000: The World’s Most Powerful ND Filter

The Southern California-based startup company Aurora Aperture has just announced a new variable neutral density filter called the PowerXND 2000. With …

WD-40 and microwaved tampons: secrets of food photography revealed

It’s the job of a food stylist to make products look delicious on camera – even if the makeover leaves the meal inedible. Six stylists tell us their tricks<p>Behind most professional food photos is a stylist who tricks the viewer. These deceits range from a touch of lipstick to redden a strawberry, to …

The 25 Best Tacos in Los Angeles - Los Angeles Magazine

Our spit-roasted, deep fried, tortilla-wrapped, salsa-topped, handheld guide to L.A.’s dish numero uno<p>No other American city can lay claim to such a …

California

Paper Texture Pack Video Tutorials Only: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Understanding Blend Modes

You are watching a free tutorial from Paper Texture Pack Video Tutorials Only.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium.<p>X<p>You can think of …

Photoshop Tutorials

Google is making the excellent Nik Collection for professional photographers completely free

Big news for the professional and enthusiast photographers out there: Google is making the entirety of Nik Software’s photo editing suite completely free.<p>It’s a big deal – Nik Software has been around for about two decades, and its film-like filters and other editing tools are some of the most …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorial - How To Soften Harsh Shadows On A Color Image

[fancy_box id=1]<b>FREE BONUS:</b> If you want to take your portraits to the next level, then download our free Portrait Photography Cheat Sheet. Print it …

Tutorials

8 Steps to Adding Fantasy Lighting with Photoshop

One of my absolute favorite things to do in Photoshop is to play with lighting effects. Whether that be to make something glow, create a spotlight …

8 Resources to Boost your Photoshop Skills

Ever heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”? Well, in today’s selfie crazy world, it has become more than true. A picture is worth …

How To Remove Banding In Photoshop

Digital artifacts are annoying, to say the least! For me, banding is one of the most frustrating issues. Within my product photography, banding is …