Angela Cottrell

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Keeping it Real in HDR using Photoshop

Of all techniques that have come with the advent of digital photography, perhaps the most controversial and divisive is HDR or high dynamic range. …

Facebook Timeline Designer Releases An App For Measuring Your Whole Life

Nicholas Felton, the design guru behind the Facebook Timeline, has released an app for quantifying anything in your life.<p>You may know Nicholas Felton best as the creator of the Facebook Timeline. But the reason he even got <i>that</i> job was his cultishly popular Feltron Report, an annual, infographical …

Data Visualization

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

Watch How This Photographer Successfully Interacts With People On The Street

We have featured Brandon Stanton and his Humans of New York Project a couple times here on Fstoppers (here, and here.) However, after watching the …

Turn Day Into Night in Photoshop

Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on …

Unique Way to Help Improve Your Retouching

Like many photographers, I’m always trying to polish my craft and grow my talents when it comes to both photography and retouching. Tutorials are …

How Many Steps Does it Take to Shoot a Wedding?

Right before Christmas a sale popped up for the FitBit Flex (a fitness tracker) and even though I didn't "need" it, the FitBit would help me stay in …

Great Tips And Tricks On How To Retouch Hair

One of the most complex areas about retouching beauty shots is definitely fixing hair. If you see any editorial or advertisement that has perfect …

Photoshop Guru John Nack Leaving Adobe to Join Google’s Photography Team

After an illustrious 14-year career with Adobe, former Senior Product Manager for Photoshop and prolific Adobe blogger John Nack is packing up his …

DxO Optics Pro 9

Photographers have plenty of choice when it comes to editing and keeping track of their photos. DxO is best known for its extensive lens and camera …

Complete Guide to What’s New in Adobe Photoshop 14.2

One of the biggest advantages of the Adobe Creative Cloud is the speed at which new features can be deployed. When the Adobe Creative Cloud was first …

Create a Cast of Light in Your Image using Photoshop or Elements

Tutorials

Create Powerful Silhouettes by Telling a Story

10 Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom And Adobe's Creative Cloud - Virtual Photography Studio - Photography Business Resources for photographers

<i>Guest post by Jeff Colburn</i><p>As most photographers know, Adobe is moving all of its software to the Creative Cloud, or CC. Some people call it the …

Photoshop CC: 10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do

Photoshop

Valentine Photo Gifts For Everyone

Valentine’s Day is February 14th. That’s just around the corner.<p>Now is the time to grab a gift for your sweetie (or heck, for yourself).<p>Whether your …

Breathtaking Black & White Animal Portraits by Lukas Holas

“Animals are a matter of my heart.” These seven words are the only description Czech photographer Lukas Holas provides for his outstanding series entitled <i>Portraits of Animals</i>. His love and admiration for animals radiates clearly through each and every powerful close-up.<p>Shot in simple, but elegant …

Have Camera, Will Travel: Fifty Awesome Photo Workshops Around the World

You <i>could</i> go alone to New Zealand, Mexico, Cuba, or wherever your wanderlust takes you, and bring your camera along for the trip — hope to stumble …

5 Ways to Stay Motivated in the Midst of a Photography Project

In search of ways to broaden their creative horizons or recapture that slippery beast known as inspiration, many photographers take on a long term …

Top 5 Easiest Shortcuts for Better Photos

Learn How To Light: 32 City Speed Light Tour!

No matter where you are in your photographic journey, one thing is certain: you need to know how to manipulate light. The team over at Monte Zucker …

Don't Pose, Give Direction

If you are a lifestyle photographer one of your jobs is to make your images look natural- not stiff, not awkward, and definitely not staged. <b>Your</b> …

10 Tips To Booking More Brides Using Skype Or FaceTime

Have you ever setup a meeting with a potential client, only to find out close to the meeting date that they’ve booked with someone else? If only you …

New Webinar: Tips and Strategies to Grow Your Online Audience in 2014

No matter your specialty, as a photographer looking to get work you need to be able to answer these two basic questions: who is the audience you …

500px Prime: A New Licensing Marketplace that Promises Photographers a 30% Cut

Earlier today, 500px announced that it would be getting into the licensing game with a new commercial licensing site dubbed 500px Prime.<p>Announced on …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

9 more photography accessories you never knew you needed

Following our last collection of cool photographic accessories you might never have considered, here are nine more unusual accessories that would …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Create a Light Painting in 3 Easy Steps

I’ve been scouring Pinterest for photo Valentine ideas lately. (Hey, did you know we’re on Pinterest? Follow SLR Lounge here. I’d be delighted if …

Light Painting

Your 2014 Photo Business Plan: Fix Your Finances (Step #4)

<i>This is the fourth blog post from a new series to help you create a business plan in 2014 using our guide The 2014 Photo Business Plan Workbook.</i> …