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Create your own commands for Amazon Echo and Google Home

Be the boss of your smart hub.<p>The Amazon Echo and the Google Home are among the elite when it comes to smart hub speakers. The list of supported commands for the Amazon and Google speakers is growing all the time, but if you find something's missing, you've got another option—create your own.<p>The …

Top 5 Lightroom Secrets that Changed my Life!!

This is a special episode from Serge, he was thinking of doing something he has not covered before.Then he decides to make a video about 5 tips that …

Apps and Websites for Finding Great Photography Locations

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.In recent years, finding great …

Landscape Photography

The Trick to Making Your Photos Fine Art

When you take a photo, ultimately, the hope is that it's worthy of hanging on your wall.But creating an image that's worthy of hanging on your wall …

How to Do a Realistic Sky Swap in a Photo Using Photoshop

In this 9-minute video tutorial from Serge Ramelli, learn how to easily swap out an unattractive white sky from a photo for a more dramatic one using …

Tutorials

Create a Caricature in Photoshop in One Minute

Learn how to use the new Face-Aware Liquify options to create a fun and whacky caricature in Photoshop in just one minute.<p>TOOLS USED IN THIS …

Photography Tips

How to Make Yourself INVISIBLE in Photoshop

Anyone can create the invisibility effect, the key is taking the right pictures to make your job easy in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we guide you …

Photography

Create Better Landscape Photos with These Focus Stacking Shooting and Editing Tips (VIDEO)

Landscape photographers often shoot at smaller apertures to increase depth of field in their images. But while that technique can deliver an …

Add Motion and a 3D Effect to Landscape Photos with This Simple Photoshop Animation Trick (VIDEO)

Are you looking for a way to add a little pizzazz to landscape photos and bring them to life? The simple Photoshop technique in the video below will …

Tutorials

Henri Cartier-Bresson and Myron Barnstone on the Golden Section and Dynamic Symmetry

The closest art to photography is painting, and thus the two primary visual art forms share basic precepts regarding light and composition. In the …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

PSA: Deleting Old Lightroom Data Can Clear Up a TON of Space

Photos take up a lot of storage space. That’s just something that us photographers have to deal with. That said, there’s no reason to <i>waste</i> space on …

Tutorials

Cloning Yourself in Photos or Videos

How many times have you seen a video or photo where a subject or even the artist themselves appear in it multiple times and wondered how they did …

Tutorials

This is how you know which colors to add when colorizing black and white photos

Photo colorization takes a lot of time and skill, and there are artists who do an impressive work doing it. One of these artists is Jordan Lloyd. In …

Tutorials

Here’s a Checklist for Learning How to Retouch Photos Like a Pro

If you are a photographer or fledgling retoucher opening Photoshop for the first time, it is a daunting experience, to say the least. There is a …

Photography, Design & Business Tips

Happy Independence Day! Here’s How to Photograph Fireworks by Rachel Gregg<p>photo & video<p>Every Photographer Should Try Studio Lighting by Hanna Brooks …

Outsourcing

Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips

By Viktor Elizarov"Sunset Photography Fundamentals and Actionable Tips” is part of the Photography Basics series on PhotoTraces. You can find the …

This is why fluid head video tripods are useful for photography

I switched over to mostly using fluid head video tripods for stills photography about 8 years ago. I still have a couple of Manfrottos with ball …

Photography

The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

Manually fixing distortion in Photoshop is easier than you think

When you’re photographing interiors or tall buildings, perspective distortion is often inevitable. There’s ways around it with tilt shift lenses or …

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

31 Hidden Photoshop Hotkeys That Every Photographer Should Know

Thanks to its user-friendly interface and sophisticated tools, Adobe Photoshop CC is easily the most widely used image editing software on the …

How Photographing Skylines Made Me a Better Photographer

Photographing skylines and cityscapes takes a lot of technical ability, both in knowing what gear to bring and how to capture a variety of lighting …

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

Tutorials

Save yourself some money and learn how to clean your own sensor like a pro

Learning to clean your camera’s sensor is one of the most valuable skills a photographer can learn. At least when it comes to camera maintenance. …

How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

Step-by-Step-Anleitung für Mac’n’Cheese Bacon Bomb

Die Miniatur Bacon Bombs aus dem Slowcooker gehören auf meinem Zweitblog zu den absoluten Favoriten. So, dann setze ich nochmal eins drauf: Eine Maxi …

How Dodging and Burning in Lightroom Will Save Your Life

If this dramatic title wasn’t enough to draw your attention, our special guest appearance in this post will definitely do the trick. Just under a …

Tutorials

Star Wars-Marsch von 64 Floppy Drives interpretiert

Erinnert ihr euch noch an den genialen, von 2 Floppy Drives nachgespielten Star Wars Imperial March? Das war 2011 und ist damit schon eine ganze Weile her, aber jetzt hat Paweł Zadrożniak sein Projekt wieder aus dem Pappkarton gefischt und zu einem veritablen Computer-Hardware-Orchester …

Videos: Recycling-Raketen zeigen ihre Landekünste (Nachts & POV)

Die Erzkonkurrenten Blue Origin und SpaceX zeigen gerade sozusagen um die Wette Aufnahmen der Landekünste ihrer Recycling-Raketen: Das Raumfahrtunternehmen von Jeff Bezos punktet mit der Raketen-Perspektive des dritten, erfolgreich absolvierten suborbitalen Fluges ihres wiederverwendbaren …

Tutorial Shows You How to Totally Transform a Sunset in Lightroom

There’s an ongoing debate about how much is too much when it comes to post-processing landscape images. But if you’re okay with taking a subtle …

Tutorials