Blake Farrell

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An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

How to deal with creative jealousy... and get back to work

If you're like me you've had to work through jealousy, and comparing your work to the work other people are putting out. It can paralyse you, and …

16 Outdoor Photography Tips For Beginners

Are you new to the world of outdoor photography or a budding professional? There’s much that you can learn from experienced photographers! Keeping …

Landscape Photography

Underwater housing options for the Nikon D850 camera

Here are the first six underwater housing options for the Nikon D850 camera:Subal ND850 ($3,949):Nauticam NA-D850 ($3,800):Aquatica AD850 …

8 Tips for Better Autumn Shots | Olympus

8 TIPS FOR BETTER AUTUMN SHOTS<p>BY PETER BAUMGARTEN, OLYMPUS TRAILBLAZER<p>Shot with the OM-D E-M5 Mark II and the M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm<br>F2.8 PRO, …

Landscape Photography

How Neutral Density Filters Work and How to Use Them For Better Photography

Taking good photographs isn’t just about framing your subject and learning composition. Learning how to control how much light enters your camera and …

Landscape Photography

Gorgeous Lifestyle Portrait Photography by Nick Schultz

<b>Nick Schultz</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and artist from Orange County, Southern California. Nick shoots a lot of travel, landscape, …

Photographer Shoots With Dirt Cheap Camera, Proves Gear Isn’t Everything

Image by Phillip Haumesser and featured with permission<p><b>Every photographer</b> under the sun has been smacked in the face with this one misguided …

Create Captivating Travel Photos like Chris Burkard

Una publicación compartida por ChrisBurkard (@chrisburkard) el 7 de Sep de 2017 a la(s) 11:01 PDT<p>Una publicación compartida por ChrisBurkard …

10 Great Tips for Making Dramatic Fall Photographs from Nature Photographer Toma Bonciu (VIDEO)

Last week we posted a tutorial with five helpful tips for getting prepared for your first fall photography excursion of the year. And now that autumn …

Landscape Photography

Bite Size Tips: Do Your Editing Skills Need A Little Tweak?

Getting this right can be a photography game changer and some photographers will be shouting at their screen saying “if you can't learn to get in …

Behind the Scenes: Shooting Backlit and Natural Light Portraits With Irene Rudnyk

I found Irene Rudnyk a few months back when I was looking more into portrait photography. I found that her work stood out amongst a lot of other work …

Character, Style, and Mood in Photos

In photography, many of us start our journey by studying and learning from the masters of the art. But my belief is that many of us will eventually …

How to Correct Skin Blemishes Using the Patch Tool in Photoshop

There are many articles that discuss the overuse of skin smoothing in portrait photography. Photographers strive to find a balance between realistic …

Tutorials

New Guide: The 2015 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

In <i>The 2015 Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests,</i> get a fresh look at over 25 photo competitions worldwide, including new insights on which photo …

5 Photo Apps Every iPhone Photographer Will Want to Try

With the arrival of new iPhone models and the improvements (however marginal) to the built-in camera, there is always a renewed interest in …

WallApp Shows You What Your Photo Would Look As Wall Art in a Room

Want to see what one of your photos would look like as wall art in a living space? WallApp can show you. It’s a new browser-based tool that lets you …

Pico is a Tiny Time-Lapse Trigger That Boils Everything Down to a Single Button

There are more time-lapse triggers out there than I can count on my hands and toes, but there’s no doubt that there are few, if any, as simple as …

Video Profile of Mark Gee, 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year

2013 was a fantastic year for astrophotographer Mark Gee. First, barely one month into the year, he went from amateur photographer to Internet …

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

Law School 101 - Demystifying Copyright & Social Media Terms of Service

Last week we spoke with Bill Cramer, founder and CEO of Wonderful Machine, and Kristine Hsu of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, about the key facts …

The Top 8 Questions About Copyright Answered

<b>Why register a photo if it’s not yet published? Should I wait until just prior to publishing?</b><p>Under US Copyright Law, copyright exists the moment you …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Tutorials

BTS Look at ‘The Farmers’ of Western America and the Importance of Faces in Portraiture

Tyler Stableford is a fine art photographer who recently spend a few months traveling across the United States, in collaboration with Canon, to …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

Joe McNally Shares Some Incredibly Useful Lighting & Basic Photography Tips

Joe McNally knows a good bit more about lighting than many photographers out there, and in this short video he shares a great deal of information …

A Quick Way To Correct Skin Colour For A High End Look

Retouching has come a long way and today’s industry supports it in every way. Yes, there may be occasional moments where post production is not …

Video: Peter Hurley Shares Tips and Tricks for the Perfect Headshot

When it comes to headshots, Peter Hurley is one of the best in the business. It’s his meticulous attention to detail and process of directing the …