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3 Ways to Find Your Stolen Photos on the Web

If you’re posting your images online with any sort of regularity, they’re probably being stolen from time to time—it’s an unfortunate reality of the …

A $16,000 Photo Scanner vs. a $500 Scanner

I recently had a few prints made from some medium format negatives. The prints are for a specific purpose so I wanted them to be of the highest …

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 …

Loneliness and Hope in Detroit After Dark

Detroit is under Dave Jordano’s skin. He spent his college years there in the 1970s, but as an adult, he took a 30-plus year intermission from …

A Comprehensive Guide to Protecting Your Photos Online

As a photographer, you obviously want to spend your time focusing on your passion: capturing great images, being creative, and making art. …

Old School: How to Meter and Expose for Any Lighting Situation

It’s time for a long overdue post. Looking back through my archives, I realized that I’ve covered topics like film selections and scanning film but …

How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

Although even lighting, and perfect exposure are your biggest allies when it comes to making people look their best in headshots, there are many …

Tutorials

Photo Stacking: Awesome Daytime Long-Exposure Photography

Do you daydream of shooting soft, silky waves? Do you long to create dreamy, daytime landscapes with smooth, stretched clouds? If so, get your head …

Landscape Photography

A Photographer’s Lightroom Workflow in a Real-Time Walkthrough

If you’re just getting started in Lightroom and have an hour to spare, here’s a video you might want to watch to learn some handy tips and …

How to Reduce Noise Only in Shadows Using Photoshop’s ‘Blend If’

Want to learn an advanced yet easy technique for reducing noise more intelligently in Photoshop? Blake Rudis of f64 Academy made this fantastic …

Better Black & White Photography Guide at 70% Off

Have you ever quickly converted your shots to black & white, hoping to make them “Better”? And the result was bland to say the least? This is a very …

Black & White Photography

How to Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop

Finding the right tools when you need them in Photoshop often requires clicking through a myriad of menu options. Keyboard shortcuts are like worm …

Looking Sharp: A focus stacking tutorial

Background: Understanding the Process<p>One of the questions that I receive quite often from beginner photographers is “How do I produce tack sharp …

Everything You Need to Know About Sharpening in Lightroom and Photoshop | 3 Colors

In this video, you'll learn the techniques and the best settings for getting the perfect results sharpening your images in both Lightroom and …

Tutorials

From Lightroom to WordPress: How to Create SEO-Optimized Images

WordPress is a piece of software that powers as much as 25% of the web's websites. Major websites like The New York Times, CNN, and Forbes all use …

Tutorials

The Complete Guide to Color Management: Color Made Easy

Color management can be one of the most boring topics to learn as a photographer, right up there with topics like digital asset management and …

3 Extremely Useful Photoshop Techniques you Should Know

We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of …

Tutorials

How to Sharpen Noisy Images with Photoshop | 3 Colors

In this video, you'll learn a technique for sharpening noisy images without adding noise back into your image.<p>After cleaning up a really noisy image …

Tutorials

How to Create Light Rays through Clouds in Photoshop

The post How to Create Light Rays through Clouds in Photoshop appeared first on Phlearn.How to Create Light Rays through Clouds in PhotoshopLight …

Tutorials

Sharpen Smarter in Photoshop – How to Make Any Sharpening Tool Non-Destructive

In this video tutorial, I am going to show you how to use any sharpening method (including your own favorite one) and make it non-destructive so that …

Tutorials

Postcards from Senja, the Miniature Norway

Some time ago, while we were sitting together at dinner with our families, my friend Massi threw on the table the idea of a trip to Norway in winter. …

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

As another exciting week passes us by we find Toad Hollow Photography searching all corners of the internet for links to helpful tutorials, special …

Photography

My Fave Way To High Pass Sharpen in Photoshop

Sharpening your images in post has been discussed time and again in every manner of tutorial under the sun, and everyone has a preferred method that …

Tutorials

These Photography Tutorials and Shots Will Blow Your Socks Off

With so much great work being published in the field of photography these days there is no lack of pictures to view and articles to read. This …

Photography

Ideas on How to Archive And Back Up Your Photos Properly to Make Your Life Easier

Archiving your photographs properly helps with a smooth and consistent workflow, because all of your files are just a few clicks away. Who wouldn’t …

7 Easy Lightroom Tools & Tricks For A Better Workflow.

If you're as busy as most photographers, then optimizing your workflow can help you save a lot of time. A few seconds saved on each photo in a batch …

Tutorials

5 Time-Saving Tips for Adobe Lightroom

Photographers everywhere have embraced Adobe Lightroom as a godsend—a tool that saves countless hours, catering exactly to photographers’ needs in …

15 Tips for Image Management Success in Lightroom 5 - by Tim Grey

Lightroom can be a tremendously powerful tool for managing large volumes of images effectively and efficiently. Actually, that’s one of the things …

How to Fix Oily Skin in Photoshop

Beauty photography is quite literally a fine art, since you have to take all the imperfections shown by your subject and eliminate them 100 percent. …

My Lightroom Post-Production Workflow After a Day Behind the Lens

This post is a basic rundown of how things work behind my lens, after a big day of shooting. In this case, it’s mountain biking. However, whether …