Tamisha Diaz

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5 Not-So-Obvious Mistakes Photographers Make When Starting a Business and How You Can Avoid Them

When starting your photography business it’s easy to get caught up in how good your portfolio looks, buying new equipment, or how many followers you …

Small Business

The Amazing Power of Frequency Separation Retouching in Photoshop

Summer Salads Demand Perfect Dressings, and Dressings Depend on the Lettuce

When local lettuces rear their heads, it's time to make summer salads—with a dressing perfectly appropriate for the greens. Here's how, with 4 recipes<p>Early last month, when the earth had warmed up but the air was still cool, we scattered tiny lettuce seeds in our gardens. Now we’re harvesting the …

Healthy Eating

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

Cancer

Phottix Mitros+ Review – the Best Flash System You Have Never Heard of

As a professional wedding and portrait photographer, I would say the most important accessory in my kit bag besides my main camera and lenses would …

Photography

Six of the Most Common and Annoying Types of Lens Aberration

In a perfect world, our camera lenses would recreate what we see with perfect accuracy. We’re close, but physics isn’t always that easy to work …

7 Secrets Every Aspiring Street Photographer Should Know

Street photography ain’t easy. It’s a fast moving world out there and it takes a lot of practice to be able to capture it well. However, it’s not …

Tips for Shooting and Processing Better Black and White Photographs

Photography, as you know, is fundamentally the capturing of light; you are not taking pictures of objects as much as you are recording the light that …

Photography

4 Steps to Photoshop Artistry Using Fine Art Grunge Techniques

Art doesn't always have to be so darn pretty. What if instead you let yourself RELAX a bit, lighten up, and have some fun?

Art

Photographic Standard: How to Critique Your Own Photos

It has been that said the most difficult thing for man to do is to judge his or her creative work, objectively. Be honest, can you tell when your …

Landscape Photography

Fixing Shadows and Highlights with Lightroom

<i>Editors</i> <i>Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called the</i> <b>Photofocus Guide:</b> <i>Develop Great Images in Lightroom. This book is almost done and</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique - Part 1: The Fundamentals

Dodge & Burn (D&B) is a technique that came to us from the darkroom days when luminosity values in a photo could be only manipulated by the duration …

Tutorials

Sweeten Your Photos by Shooting During the Blue Hour

There is a period of time each day, just before sunrise and just after sunset, when the sun is below the horizon, when the light is known as “sweet …

Unique Flower Photography Using Multiple Exposures

Most of the new cameras from both Nikon and Canon now have the capability to create multiple exposures. The technique is rather simple to set up, but …

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

Getting Sharper Images - an Understanding of Focus Modes

The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes. You start off photographing flowers in the …

Improve Your Images with the Lightroom Graduated Filter Tool

The Lightroom Graduated Filter is a versatile tool for making local adjustments to your photos. Don’t be fooled by the name – it may be named after a …

7 Street Photography Tips and Exercises to Try This Season

If you live near me, the birds are starting to chirp, it no longer hurts your face to walk out the door, and everyone sheds their all black winter …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Pet Photography

Last couple of weeks have been all about nature and the outdoors. Another part of nature is the animal kingdom. So this week’s photography challenge …

Pets

Finding Your Style and Achieving it in Lightroom

There are so many options for processing photos in Lightroom that it’s no surprise that some photographers get confused. If you’re finding it …

Why Prints Matter to You as a Photographer

Digital has done wonders for our industry – it allows us to learn faster, it gives us technological opportunities that we could have only wished for …

13 ways to raise your profile as a photographer

<i>In our ongoing Shoot Like A Pro series we teamed up with our sister title, the Nikon magazine N-Photo, to explore the many different ways you can</i> …

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 …

Weekly Photography Challenge - Flora - Digital Photography School

en_US<p>article<p>Weekly Photography Challenge - Flora - Digital Photography …

Make Your Own Sign Or Signature Into a Watermark in 10 Min (No Scanner Needed)

The idea of claiming/protecting your imagery as intellectual property is no new pursuit; there are, in fact, newer countries. Painters and artists …

Tutorials

How to Create a Family Photo Essay

Photo Essays

Apps and Hacks for Editing On Your Phone

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>The secret behind the very best pix on Instagram is that they’re not exactly “insta.”<p>Most wow-worthy shots have had …

Mobile Photography