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How to Process a Landscape Photo in Lightroom

In this Lightroom workflow tutorial learn how to beautifully develop your landscape photos in less than 10 minutes. Learn to effectively use the tone …

Exposure Compensation on Maui Black Sand Beach

The post Exposure Compensation on Maui Black Sand Beach appeared first on Focusing on Photography.Understand metering mode to nail the exposure every …

How I Shot a Plane Flying Through the Supermoon

So an image of mine (@lightbrekkie) appears to be doing the rounds lately on Instagram and you may have seen it.<p>One of those normal days started with …

Landscape Photography

7 Ways to Take Better Shots With Your Smartphone

Some of us love them, some of us hate them but the fact is mobile photography is here and it is here to stay. The vast majority of us carry a …

Want Better Photos? Invest in Experiences, NOT Equipment

Greetings, my fellow photo nerds! Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve surely noticed that camera manufacturers constantly come out with …

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

Tutorials

3 Tips for Getting Great Skin Tones Using Adobe Camera Raw

Skin tones can be one of the more difficult aspects of a photograph to master. Getting pleasing skin tones will make your image appear more …

If You Don’t Think Photos Are Important, Wait Until They Are All You Have Left

I was in kindergarten when this photo was taken.<p>It was the night of my first ballet recital. First and last, actually. I decided I didn’t have the …

Wreck

6 Tips to Avoid Laziness in Your Photography

Once the first flushes of our photographic journey have worn off, a certain laziness can creep in. This can manifest itself in a slight arrogance …

Yongnuo Will Unveil Cheaper Clones of Nikon Lenses Before the End of 2015

One of the big stories in the world of camera gear this past year has been Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo’s expansion into cheap clones of Canon …

Guide to Buying Your First DSLR

DSLR cameras are what the vast majority of professional photographers use to get the job done. Here's your guide to buying your first DSLR of your …

DSLR Cameras

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 …

5 Beginner Tips for More Autofocus Success

When you’re just starting out, it can sometimes be frustrating trying to get sharp photos. The camera’s autofocus often seems like it has a mind of …

3 Factors to Think About When Composing Your Photos

The way you frame a photo is an important part of the composition. There are several key decisions to make when composing your photos: What to …

How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Simple GIF Shows How Stopping Down the Aperture Affects Depth of Field

Here’s a simple little GIF that can come in handy the next time you’re asked to explain how aperture and depth of field work. Created by Reddit user …

These 6 Essential Composition Skills Can Turn You Into a Really Good Photographer

Composition isn't just about knowing where to place elements in a frame. It isn't just about finding lines that lead to your subjects, or identifying …

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

Adobe Unveils Photoshop Elements 13, Bakes in Simple-Yet-Powerful Editing Tools

As Photoshop CC continues to get more and more complex — seriously, have you seen THE SIZE of some of the Photoshop books out there!? — thanks to the …

How to turn day into night in Photoshop

Glyn Dewis is a photographer, retoucher and trainer from the UK who is well-known for going beyond just taking a photo and doing to usual retouching …

Tutorials

Tutorial: Easily Focus-Stack Using a Photoshop Feature You Probably Didn’t Know About

Focus stacking is a fairly common technique used in the world of macro photography, but the process of focus stacking isn’t always a straightforward …

How to Create Snow in Photoshop

Today we show you how to create snow from scratch in Photoshop using a custom brush, so you can apply it anywhere. Our brush is also available for …

How to fix your underexposed photos in Photoshop

Yes, we should all try to get the exposure right for every single photo we take. But hey, sometimes it just doesn’t work. Maybe you’re in a hurry or …