Lavaughn Thomas

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Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Black & White Photography

How to do Noise Reduction in Lightroom

Lightroom

Chicken Avocado Pizza

I just got home from a soccer tournament all weekend and was making plans for what I’m cooking all week when I remembered a recipe I photographed a …

Cheetyr is the Searchable Photoshop Cheat Sheet You’ve Been Waiting For

Photoshop is a wonderful resource, full of creative potential; to help streamline that creative potential, Adobe has included an insane amount of …

The 15 Most Common Counterfeit Foods—and How to Identify Them

From olive oil to honey to cinnamon, caviar to milk, a guide to the most commonly counterfeited foods<p>We are generally trusting eaters. A server brings a dish: It must be what the menu says. But labels can lie, and when it comes down to it, can you really tell the difference between one whity flaky …

How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)

<b>How to look after your lenses (aka summer is coming)</b><br>Heat and humidity are the biggest enemy of any precision instruments, and even your lastest and …

Handy Infographic is a Useful Social Media Image Size Cheat-Sheet

The folks over at Constant Contact recently put together a handy little infographic that will help you better manage and properly ‘dress up’ your the …

Simple Tip for Getting Tack Sharp, In Focus Landscape Photos Every Time

For landscape photographers, getting your entire scene in focus while keeping things as sharp as possible at the same time can be a challenge.<p>But if …

The Truth About Vignettes in Photography

Traditionally, photographers and gear makers have done their best to avoid vignetting in their imaging. While there are exceptions, the general …

4 Basic Characteristics of Light Every Photographer Should Know

If there is one essential ingredient for photography, it is light. It really wouldn’t matter how much money you put into your lenses and cameras if …

Fool Proof Tips to Secure & Store your Images using Lightroom: A Webinar with Peter Krogh

Been meaning to get your photos organized for months (maybe even years)? Worried about losing your images or experienced the complete failure of a …

Tanya’s Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid as a New Photographer, Part 1

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

How to Convert Photos to Black and White in Lightroom

Today I’m going to show you just how easy to use, and effective Lightroom is, for converting colour photos to powerful black and white images. The …

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

How to Capture Portraits That Are More Than Just Snapshots

It seems some photographers have a natural inclination for portraiture; nearly everything they do has all the elements of a great portrait and they …

Chewy Coconut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy oatmeal raisin cookies have always been one of my weaknesses. A buttery cookie dough that is jam-packed with nutty oats and plump, juicy …

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

Back to Basics: Useful Tutorial Shows You How to Properly Assess & Clean Your Gear

Most camera gear is built with longevity and strenuous activity in mind, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the best possible care of your …

Things to Look Out for When Working with Mirrorless Cameras

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

Are You Holding Your Camera Correctly?

How you hold your camera may seem like a trivial detail. But experts know that a proper hold and stable body position can result in crisper images. …

7 Simple Tips to Get Better Photos of Your Kids

Photographing your kids is often one of the most rewarding parts of photography for a lot of parents. The memories that can be saved are treasured by …

Plaited Milk Bread

I have some exciting news: in September, I start the Cambridge Graduate Course in Medicine! It's a four year accelerated course for graduates of …

Fudgy Nutella Swirl Brownies

What could be better than a fudgy chocolate brownie when a chocolate-craving strikes? The answer, of course, is a fudgy chocolate brownie that has a …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

Back to the Basics: A Simple Workflow for Rating & Flagging Images in Lightroom

No matter how many years you’ve been a photographer or what level you’re on, sometimes it’s important to get back to the basics. To help do just …