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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 …

Turn Your Paintings Into Notecards or Greeting Cards

Many artists make extra income from notecards of their paintings, selling the notecards out of their studios, through their websites, at craft fairs, …

Photograph Light, not “Things”

<b>When I started studying photography seriously, I was a slow learner when it came to light. I spent too much time photographing things instead of</b> …

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

Here’s how to activate YouTube’s hidden Dark Mode

Next time you’re staying up till three in the morning mindlessly watching YouTube videos, why not give your eyes a rest and turn the lights out? As discovered by Reddit, YouTube now a secret dark mode that’s easy to activate. Here’s how you do it:<p>Make sure you have the most recent version of Google …

Getting Started in Photoshop? Here’s How to Use Layer Masks to Edit Difficult Images (VIDEO)

Last week we featured Episode 1 in a new how-to series by image-editing expert Anthony Morganti, designed for those of you new to Photoshop and …

How to Use the Inverse Square Law in Photography

If you need a one line explanation of the inverse square, here it is: “It’s basically light fall off.” That’s really all there is to know. But that’s …

Photography Tips

How to Color Grade a Photo in Lightroom: Cinematic Style

Do you wish your still photos had a cinematic quality or looked like they came straight out of a movie? Believe it or not, the look is actually …

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Adobe’s New Algorithm Makes Super Difficult Selections a Cinch

Adobe Research has been working on some pretty interesting photo and video editing features, but their latest research might just revolutionize photo …

How to make difficult hair selections in Photoshop CC

If you photograph people or even furry animals, then at some point you’re probably going to have to make some kind of hair selection that lets you …

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Tutorials

How to get the ‘Orange and Teal’ look in Adobe Lightroom

Editing images these days is not as simple as you may think. Sure, you can apply any filter you want in Instagram, but to really produce an image …

Tutorials

Cool Photography Links Of The Week (#199) - Sit Back And Enjoy!

It has been another exciting week in the world of photography and in this post we find Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all points online …