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Cool Little Lightroom Tip For Seeing The Before/After You Want (instead of the default)

Hi Everybody — Here’s today’s tip, and I’m going to use it in a way I use it, but you can apply this to all sorts of situations. OK, let me lay out …

Lightroom Editing: Using Contrast and Luminance for Black & White Images

Nothing beats a good black and white photograph. I love the simplicity of them, and am constantly drawn towards monochromes when processing. There …

Lightroom: How To Create High Key High Contrast Images

Adobe Photoshop <b>Lightroom</b> allows users to manipulate, edit and add effects to photos. But, what sets Lightroom apart from similar programs is that …

Creating Black-and-White Images

There are two auto conversion methods for converting your images from color to black and white (one in the Basic panel and another in the …

High-Contrast B&W With Lightroom

A while ago, I wrote an article on low-contrast B&W conversions with Lightroom. After reading through some of the response the article received I was …

The Phoblographer's Guide to Infrared Flash Triggering

Here, we generally talk about strobism and using a flash with radio transmitters. We prefer radio because of how reliable they are, but they’re not …

Sour cherry strudels (weichselstrudel)

Combine cherries, sugar, cornflour and cinnamon in a saucepan over low heat, stirring to combine. Increase heat to medium and cook, stirring …

Diana Crețu's answer to What are some techniques for exposure or post-processing to make photos of fog or foggy subjects better? Living near San Francisco, I have access to lots of foggy days, but the low contrast light doesn't really catch my eye.

I agree, it's not often that you find yourself fully satisfied with how a fog photo looks at first, yet you always sense the great potential that it …

5 Photography Ideas for When There's Nothing Interesting to Shoot

There's nothing interesting to photograph!<p>I heard that a lot on a few of the photo walks I've led over the years. Sometimes people would even want to …

Fuji X Buyer’s Guide :: Part 2 :: Lenses

This is part two of my three part Fuji X Series Buyer’s guide. Please visit <b>part one</b> to read my introduction to this series and read my thoughts on …

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Lightroom Tutorials - Learn to Use Lightroom

It's 2:47 am. You are snuggled so warm in your bed fast asleep, maybe even having an amazing dream. Until the most annoying, loudest sound from your …

Online Depth of Field Calculator

Simply put, depth-of-field is how much of a photograph is in sharp focus from front to back.<p>We can achieve critical focus for only one plane in front …

The Ultimate Guide to Zone Focusing for Candid Street Photography

1/320th at F11, ISO 800 (17mm) – Canon 5D Mark II. Capturing strangers candidly, yet tack sharp, is probably the toughest technical skill to learn in …

The Quickest, Easiest Way to Make Every Photo Stunning

That day, I helped Robert overcome all of those all-too-common problems, and showed him exactly how I went from taking average, boring landscape …

ABC OPEN: How to make your fireworks photos sparkle || Learn: Photography

Everyone loves a good fireworks display - their fleeting nature and bright colourful displays also make them the perfect photographic subject to …

ABC OPEN: Portrait or candid? Two ways to photograph a stranger || From Project: Portrait Of A Stranger

I love taking posed portrait photos, staring into the eyes of my subject, and seeing them staring back at me through the lens. I love that moment of …

In Praise of Limits

We live in a world of abundance, often to the point of excess: we can buy anything anytime, consume as much of the Internet as we want, eat anything …

5 Tips for Getting Sharper Images

An important element of photography is getting sharp, crisp images. You may be struggling with focus, especially if you are fairly new to DSLR …

Chapter Markers for the Lightroom 4 Develop Videos, for iPad and Downloads…

Tutorial #1 The Lightroom Develop Overview<p>ChapterTime Marker1Intro To Develop2The Toolbar2:333Before & After2:514Customizing The Develop …

Vegetable chilli | Vegetables recipes

• Preheat the oven to 200˚C/400˚F/gas 6.<br>• Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into bite-sized chunks, then place onto a baking tray.<br>• Sprinkle with a pinch …

French Café at Night

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