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Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

7 Simple Photography Project Ideas

When I’m lacking inspiration in photography, I like to work on mini projects. Here are some ideas that I’ve used, that you can use too:REINSPIRE …

How to Use Adjustment Layers to Create Light Flares and Haze

Atmospheric effects can enhance your photos, be it with in-camera techniques or postproduction effects. Light flares are one of the most popular …

Tutorials

5 Clone Stamp Secrets to Up Your Photoshop Cloning Game

Photoshop's Clone Stamp is the most versatile tool for removing things and fixing blemishes. But there is more to it than just cloning and stamping. …

Tutorials

Learn 28 Powerful Photoshop Tips, Tricks, and Hacks in Just 20 Minutes (VIDEO)

This post-processing tutorial from Nathaniel Dodson is a bit different from others we have shared. While Dodson typically devotes an entire video to …

5 Clever Noise Reduction Techniques in Photoshop

Applying noise reduction to your images can be a real science. Any tool you use is faced with the almost impossible task of getting rid of the noise …

Tutorials

Understanding Your Camera's Internal Light Meter and Metering Modes

Understanding the internal light meter of my camera is one of the best skills I've ever learned. It helps me to shoot in fully manual mode, so that I …

Deconstructing Cinematography || Blade Runner by Geoff Boyle/Nic Knowland

Here we have Geoff Boyle and Nic Knowland taking a look at Blade Runner. Deconstructing the film and some of their favorite shots. A real masterclass.

Five Ways to Change the Color of Objects Using Photoshop

One of the coolest fundamental things you can do with Photoshop is convincingly change the color of something. This helpful tutorial will show you a …

7 Mistakes Photographers Make When Setting Up a Portfolio Website

It's no secret that if you want to succeed in the photography business these days, you need a killer website. You need an online presence that not …

Softbox Lighting Techniques to Sculpt and Shape Your Model

Lighting setups tend to fall into two categories—simple and complicated—especially when it comes to multiple light setups. However, lighting plays a …

More to a Silhouette than Exposure

There are a few key elements that create a successful silhouette. I’ll say it loud and proud.<p>It is MORE than exposure. Yes, you meter for the sky, …

Creating the Perfect Gelled Background

Getting clean, saturated and even colour from edge to edge on your gelled background with a subtle vignette needn’t be a mystery. Simply remember …

20 Inspiring Quotes About What Photography Is

Photography allows one to capture the world around them with the press of a shutter. From a scientific perspective, it is the act of recording light …

Street Photography

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

Double Exposure Kit for Adobe Photoshop

The Double Exposure Kit from SparkleStock with Adobe Photoshop actions, textures, and gradients.<p>This kit helps you to create stylish double exposures …

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

Photography

These Giant Photostrips are Super-Sized Photobooth-style Prints for Your Wall

If you want photobooth-style prints of your pics, one way to get them is through Social Print Studio’s Photostrips printing service. If you want to …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

Crafting

How to Paint With Light and Produce Creative Images: A Short Tutorial to Get You Started

It won't be incorrect to say that essentially, every photograph is a light painting. Indeed, most of the time we are capturing the light that is …

Intimate, Painterly Photographs of London Bus Passengers On Their Nighttime Commute

Photographer Nick Turpin‘s series <i>Through a Glass Darkly</i> takes a different approach to candid street photography than we typically see. Turpin …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Cinematography

How to Create a Vintage Look using Lightroom

Before you create a vintage look using Lightroom, you have to decide what characteristics you think that look should have. It may mean different …

How to Correct Skin Tones and Stylize Your Photo in Photoshop

There are million ways to edit and stylize your photos in post production. Some of the methods can be quite daunting for photographers that are new …

Tutorials

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

The 4 Most Important Questions Every Working Photographer Should Answer

Image by Art Wolfe<p>We want to help you think through key areas to help grow your photo business and reach more potential clients. Building your …

Google Unveils New and Improved Analog Efex Pro II, a Step Forward Into the Past

Today, Google has officially announced Analog Efex Pro II, the latest update to its Nik Collection line-up. Striving to “pay homage to the classical, …

Shooting with an Anamorphic Lens on an Ordinary DSLR

Have you ever heard of an anamorphic lens? If you’re a movie fan then you may have, but if not you’ve certainly seen them used in many films made for …

HONY’s Brandon Stanton Explains How to Approach Strangers During Must-See Q&A

Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the now iconic Humans of New York photo blog and #1 NYT bestselling book Humans of New York recently sat …