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Travel video of the week: Hanoi, Vietnam

“In the summer of 2016, my girlfriend and I embarked on a week-long trip to Hanoi and Ha Long Bay. When we weren’t busy eating incredible street …

Vietnam

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …

Tutorials

5 Clone Stamp Secrets to Up Your Photoshop Cloning Game

Photoshop's Clone Stamp is the most versatile tool for removing things and fixing blemishes. But there is more to it than just cloning and stamping. …

Tutorials

57 Things Every Guy Needs to Know About Cooking

From making an omelet worthy of a French chef to a cooking strategy that will have your dinners made three nights of the week (it’s not meal prep!), …

Food

8 Travel Apps You Need to Download Before Your Next Trip

It’s 2018, and so, it’s no secret that there’s an app for nearly everything. From booking a car service to having food delivered straight to your …

Apps

20 Best Font Detector Tools That Will Ease Your Design Workflow

Have you ever wondered what type of <b>font</b> is that? Have you ever wanted to use a particular type of font that you saw in a post or an article and did …

Typography

3 Essential Reasons to Use Photoshop's Smart Objects

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Understanding Range Masks in Lightroom

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10 Handy Photoshop Shortcuts for Working with Layers

Adobe just released this helpful 2-minute video that shares 10 handy shortcuts you can use in Photoshop when working with layers.<p>Here’s a quick …

How to Easily Use RGB Curves to Tone Your Photos

RGB Curves can be an intimidating photo editing tool that’s difficult to wrap your mind around, but they’re powerful and worth learning. Photographer …

How to Photograph Birds in Flight

Shooting photos of birds in flight can be a difficult challenge in wildlife photography. Here’s a 6-minute tutorial by Nature TTL that offers tips on …

How to Sync Lightroom Classic Catalogs with Multiple Devices

Adobe’s new Lightroom CC software is designed to sync your photo catalogs across multiple devices, but did you know that Lightroom Classic can be …

How to secure your Mac in 4 basic steps

Mac users should follow these security tips in an attempt to stay safe from unauthorized access of their machines and infections.<p>Every user should be …

Bye Bye Lightroom, Hello Lightroom CC and Faster Lightroom Classic

Lightroom is no more. Adobe today announced a new cloud-based Lightroom called Lightroom CC. The current desktop-based app you know as Lightroom is …

Adobe Photoshop CC Gets Curvature Pen, Brush Upgrades, and More

Adobe has just announced its October 2017 update of Photoshop CC, which comes with a number of new features and improvements to the photo editing …

Tutorials

This App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Lightroom Control Panel

Control Room is a new app that turns your smartphone or tablet into an external control panel for Lightroom photo editing. This means you can control …

How to create precise masks in Lightroom

5 Reasons for Lightroom Photographers to Use the Edit In Photoshop Feature

Since its Version 1.0 release in 2006, Adobe Lightroom has gone from strength to strength, firmly establishing itself as the go-to software for …

Tutorials

3 Tips for Streamlining your Lightroom Workflow

Establishing a solid Lightroom workflow can enormously reduce the amount of time you spend sorting and processing your photos. We’ve all been there. …

Tutorials

How to Replace the Sky in Any Photo in Photoshop: A 2-Minute Tutorial

Photographer Peter McKinnon made this 2-minute video tutorial on sky replacements. Watch it to learn how to quickly swap out the sky from one photo …

Tutorials

How to Convert a Photo to B&W in 30s with Photoshop’s Calculations Tool

Have you ever used Photoshop’s Calculations Tool? It allows you to quickly blend two images together with optional blend modes and opacity. This 10 …

Tutorials

PSA: Deleting Old Lightroom Data Can Clear Up a TON of Space

Photos take up a lot of storage space. That’s just something that us photographers have to deal with. That said, there’s no reason to <i>waste</i> space on …

Tutorials

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating Black & White Photos in Lightroom

Here’s a 15-minute video tutorial from photographer Nathaniel Dodson that’ll help you learn how to create the perfect black and white image using …

How to Sharpen in Photoshop: An In-Depth Tutorial

If you’re not sure how to properly sharpen your images in Photoshop, this tutorial from the Photoshop Training Channel is a godsend—a deep dive into …

The 13 Best Water Bottles

You’ve seen the research: disposable plastic bottles are destroying the planet, taking up precious space in our landfills, and getting dolphins addicted to methamphetamines. (We may have made up that last part). So get a reusable water bottle, like any one of the 13 listed below, then hold onto it …

Camping

7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters

If you’re a Nikon shooter, listen up. Wildlife photographer and knowledgeable Nikon shooter Steve Perry has some really useful tips and tricks that …

Cameras

Selling Your Images (Part II): Downloads & Licenses

Pretty much regardless of your specialty, there’s always an opportunity to make some extra cash with digital image sales. If you’re a stock …

Selling

How to Use Lightroom Presets as a Starting Point

These days, two pieces of photography software dominate the landscape – Adobe's Lightroom and also Photoshop. And while there are an increasing …

Tutorials

4 Batch Processing Techniques to Speed Up Your Workflow in Lightroom

Lightroom is a fantastic program for keeping your photos organized, but it also provides many tools to speed up your editing workflow. You can even …