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You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

Subwoofer 101: How To Place and Set Up Your Subwoofer

On the A/V awesomeness scale, few components compete with the subwoofer. There’s just something primal about a box made for the sole purpose of …

Audiophile

Raspberry Pi Windows 10 On ARM Tested

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts wondering how the awesome mini PC would fare running Windows 10 on ARM are sure to be interested in a new video created by …

Raspberry Pi

Here Are Some Great Lightroom Tips and Tricks for Beginners (VIDEO)

We love it when photographers give us a look at their post-processing workflow because it not only presents some great software tips and tricks, it …

Tutorials

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

Tutorials

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

Tutorials

See 30 Amazing Places in North America

From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling architecture, open …

Best Camera Settings (Exposure Bracketing) for HDR Photos

(Auto) Exposure Bracketing & HDR Explained<p>Using <b>Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB)</b> is a simple method of taking photos in different lighting. Once you …

Landscape Photography

How to Check Your Hard Drive's Health

Every hard drive dies eventually. Here's how to prepare for its demise.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Software

How to Hide Files on Any Phone or Computer

If you’ve got something you want to hide away, then you’ve got plenty of options on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS—options that we’ll run through …

Apps

Quick Tip: How to ‘Auto’ a Single Slider in Lightroom

Lightroom Classic has long had an “Auto” feature in the Develop module that will automatically set basic sliders for you based on the image at hand. …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

3 Simple, Free Apps for Accessing Your Home Computer From Anywhere

You’re at work, or on the other side of the world, or both, and you need something from your computer at home—in years gone by, you would need an IT …

Linux

How to Balance Ambient Light and Flash in Your Strobe-Lit Photos

When you're first starting out with flash photography, one of the most fundamental skills you'll need is the ability to balance ambient and flash …

Understanding White Balance in Photography

White balance is an important concept to understand as it can make a large impact on your photographs. It affects the mood of an image and is …

Create Your Custom Edges Quickly in Photoshop

A sepia-toned picture filtered with film grain and wrinkles can evoke a sense of antiquity, but crisp edges may detract from the mood the …

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an open source media hub that aims to make it easy to access all of your digital media, from music to movies and …

Raspberry Pi

7 Simple Tips for Using On-Camera Flash to Shoot Pleasing People Pictures (VIDEO)

There are two common reasons that some photographers only shoot with natural light: They’re under the impression that off-camera flash is too …

Five Fundamental Portrait Lighting Positions You Should Know

When you're first getting started with artificial lighting, knowing where to place the lights can be a bit daunting. This helpful video will show you …

How to Build Your Own LED Softbox for Product Photography and Video

Don't buy, DIY<p>Whether you're taking stills or shooting video, in order to get that "liquid light" effect on a smooth surface you need a diffused …

Why I Switched from Profoto to Godox

It was time to upgrade my entire lighting system. My Profoto Compact heads (in perfect working condition) we coming up on their 10th anniversary. In …

Wedding Photographer Posing Guide: Poses That Work

Lift the back leg instead to shift his weight forward to look more imposing. I can also have him lean forward for upper body shots;<p>We tend to rotate …

Make the Most of Your Nikon DSLR Camera with These 7 Tips and Tricks (VIDEO)

Anyone can go out and buy a sophisticated DSLR, as long as they have the cash. But knowing how to take advantage of the capabilities a camera …

How to Shoot Long Exposures in a Stream with No Tripod

You're trekking across Scotland and you come up to a waterfall that's screaming to be photographed. In your mind, you already know you want that …

How to Bring Your Boring Photos to Life

Have you ever taken a photo, and then once you viewed it on your computer, thought to yourself, "Man, that didn't turn out like I thought..."?<p>Dumb …

Flash Photography Is Easier Than You Think: This Simple Primer Shows You How (VIDEO)

There are two important facts about flash photography that everyone should understand: The first is that a simple external flash mounted atop a …

Here’s EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Color Correcting Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured brief photo retouching tutorials in the past, each explaining one aspect of using Photoshop to adjust the colors of a photograph. In …

Flash: Slow-Speed Sync

Slow-speed sync allows a photographer to use flash at shutter speeds slower than the native sync speed of the camera. Native sync speeds are set at …

Nature Photography

Watch: The Most Efficient Way to Use a Tripod

Using a tripod seems like a no-brainer, but are you using it in the most efficient way possible?There isn't a whole lot going on with a tripod. …

Photography

How to Change White Into Any Color in Photoshop

Being able to change colors in post can give you a lot of creative control and save a headache when shooting. One difficulty, however, is changing …