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40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

Landscape Photography

How to Enlarge Photos Without Losing Detail in Photoshop CC 2018

With the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, a new image enlargement algorithm, “Preserve Details 2.0,” came as an improvement over the previous upsampling …

How to Use Focus Stacking to Obtain a Sharp Image From Front to Back

Focus stacking is a technique in which one takes multiple shots of the same scene at different focus distances, then merges them together to create a …

Quick Tip: How to Build Your Instagram Following

Photographer Kristen Angelo, who specializes in shooting for editorial and commercial clients in the cannabis industry, says Instagram was a key tool …

How to Remove ANYTHING From a Photo in Photoshop

How many times have you taken a photo, thought it was great, and only realized later that there's something in the shot that you don't want to be …

Tutorials

5 Home Improvement Projects That Give You the Best Return on Investment in 2018

Here are five great ways to add value to your home, and five more that generally don’t pay off as well.<p>Are you considering doing some home …

Home Improvement

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Car Photography: Editing Car Rolling Shots in Photoshop

Last week I shared my 8 tips for a better car rolling shots, this week I am going to show you how I edited them.<p><b>FINAL IMAGE:</b><p><b>Text, image and video via</b> …

Eight Tips for a Car Rolling Shoot

Automotive rolling shots are great way of capturing cars on the road and in action to give viewers the feeling of speed. Moe Zainal is a professional …

Saturation vs. Vibrance. What’s the Difference?

The Saturation and Vibrance sliders are well-known and used by photographers in all genres alike. But do you know the difference between them?If not, …

How to Add Depth and Drama to a Landscape Image in Lightroom

Half of creating a landscape image is in the editing process. This is where you shape the photo to match your personal style and to make whatever …

How to take a picture of the moon that doesn’t look like a tiny, white blob

Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.<p>The moon is a photographic tease. It hangs up there in the sky, all big and bright. Then you try to take a picture of it and you get a pathetic white blob floating in a sea of digital …

Cameras

Tips for Photographing Couples

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, love is in the air and couples want to be photographed. People ​get ​engaged ​and ​married ​everyday, …

How To Photograph Seascapes

Photographing the sea and the waves can be both challenging and fun. People often ask me what “the right settings” are to shoot moving water so I …

6 Tips for Photographing Winter

Even though I’ve always loved winter and grew up skiing and playing in the snow, as a photographer, winter was my least favorite season when I first …

10 Practical Photography Monetization Strategies: Pricing, Google SEO, & Entrepreneurship

Dear friend,If you’ve ever wanted to learn practical monetization strategies in photography– this is advice I would have given myself:DOWNLOAD …

Street Photography

Off-Camera Flash Photography Overview

<b>OFF-CAMERA FLASH USING MANUAL MODE</b><p>TTL is definitely convenient, especially for beginner photographers, but that convenience comes with some …

Consumer Reports' Top Car Stories of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we took a look back at the most popular Consumer Reports automotive articles of the year. We've highlighted the cars our …

Covering the cost of college

College can be expensive, but few end up paying the full price out of pocket. On average, parents in the U.S. pay about 29 percent of college …

Science says kids who become successful have parents who teach them 8 things

All the extremely successful people I know — and all the great leaders I know — are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>(Maybe that's why Mark Cuban says knowing how to sell is the one skill everyone needs to be successful.)<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to …

Self-improvement

A Telephoto Zoom for Portrait Photos? This Pro Says a Fast 70-200mm Lens Is His Top Pick (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the notion that lenses in the 85-105mm range are the best choices for portrait photography, supposedly because of the …

How to Photograph Christmas Lights Like A Pro

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.If you’ve ever tried to photograph …

Photography

Lightroom tips: Landscape photography editing

<b>Learn how to enhance your landscape photography editing skills with James Paterson’s 20 essential Lightroom techniques.</b><p>1. Landscape photography …

Landscape Photography

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

How to Easily Use RGB Curves to Tone Your Photos

RGB Curves can be an intimidating photo editing tool that’s difficult to wrap your mind around, but they’re powerful and worth learning. Photographer …

iPhone X vs. Pixel 2: Camera test

See how the iPhone X and Pixel 2 cameras compare for portraits, low light shooting, video quality and selfies.

Landscape Photography: 15 Winter Photography Ideas

Want to know what kind of landscapes you can photograph during winter? Here are some 15 winter photography ideas to get you started :)

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

Simple Tricks to Enhance Light in Photoshop

The right light will make a photo sing, and achieving it can be as simple as enhancing a shot’s light in Photoshop. Good lighting is a solid …