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6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

Compensation

How to Export JPGs for the Web from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Perhaps the greatest joy of photography is sharing your work with others and showcasing your creations. The path to getting the image online, …

Tutorials

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

How to Get a Shallow Depth of Field

Depth of field is a photography term that refers to the selective focus of the camera lens along a certain plane. This creates a sharp focus for any …

Landscape Photography

What is Lens Diffraction?

Lens diffraction is something that every landscape photographer has to deal with. Whether you’re using a top of the line lens or a very cheap one, …

10 Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

If you are new to Lightroom then it can be a bit overwhelming. As an experienced Lightroom user, there are things that I wish I had known when I …

Tutorials

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #9

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 16, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 25 comments<p>Happy Monday everybody! I’m back from sneaking off to Portland, …

Lenses for the 40MP Multi Shot on the Olympus EM5 Mk II

With the release of the Olympus EM5 Mk II, many folks were thrilled for the 40MP image feature that pretty much does a special stitching effect. But …

How to Install Presets in Lightroom

Lightroom is unquestionably a powerful image processing application; even if you were to make use of only its built-in tools, you (and your photos) …

The Venus 60mm f/2.8 Ultra Macro is the World’s First 2:1 Magnification Lens with Infinity Focus

A new Chinese lens manufacturer called Venus Optics has unveiled a new 60mm f/2.8 ultra macro lens that it claims is the world’s first 2:1 …

Canon 7D Mark II, An Extreme/Adventure & Landscape Photography Review

There’s been a lot of commotion about the new Canon 7D Mark II, and how it is the best action sports camera that the market has ever seen below …

Cameras

My Top 10 Tips for a Brand New Photographer, From a Slightly-Not-So Brand New One

Hello. My name’s Tom. After two years of tinkering around with DSLR photography, I believe that I may have passed an important milestone and …

A Guide to Photographing Your First Star Trails

One of my goals this year was to do star trails. I’ve never done it before and I’ve often imagined doing it over the salt flats just outside Salt …

5 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Photography

MOOCs – or massive open online courses, offer free or low-cost access to top-notch courses taught by university professors and professionals. Whether …

3 Lightroom Tweaks to Get Your Landscape Photographs to Sing

Although originally developed as a image management tool, Adobe’s Lightroom has evolved into a powerful post production application. For many …

Lightroom How To - One Tip and One Trick - Digital Photography School

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

What To Do When Your Memory Cards Fail

Most of us have run into a situation where we find ourselves scrambling to recover files from a flash memory card, or a hard drive. I’ve found myself …

Getting Started with Nightscapes

Winter is the perfect time to practice nighttime photography. I took advantage of the long nights during my Christmas holiday to make some …

Five Steps to Improve Your Creativity

Creativity is not some mysterious, elusive attribute that only the lucky people get. It is a skill that can be learned and developed. A muscle that …

How to Add Watermarks in Lightroom 5

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

The Most Important Setting in Lightroom is Set To Off By Default

"Trevor, I have been editing this wedding for the last few days and now my Lightroom catalog says it is corrupted! When I opened a new catalog and …

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

10 Random Thoughts About 'Grand Theft Auto V'

<i>Sort of a part of my ongoing review of Rockstar’s open-world crime simulator.</i><p>I’ve been playing my way through <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>—I’m still not finished yet, so please try to avoid spoilers—and I keep having random thoughts that I eventually began to jot down. These aren’t necessarily criticisms or …

iPhone 5S: are the A7 chip's 64 bits useful, necessary, or just for show?

When Apple announced that its iPhone 5S would has a 64-bit processor, the reaction from the tech community varied from "Huh?" to "Wow!" to "There's no point in that now." So does it have any benefit, now or in the future?<p>To understand this, we have to go back to basics, and work back up to the …

iOS 7: hidden iPhone features that will be enabled

As Apple releases its new operating software ahead of the launch of the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c, we take a look at some of the exciting features that will be enabled.<p>Apple is due to release iOS 7 to the public on September 18, just ahead of the two new iPhones themselves.<p>While some of the …