Bobby Gnatzig

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A Simple Explanation of How Lenses Work

Canon just released this 3.5-minute video that explains how lenses work. We learn about focal points, spherical aberration, chromatic aberration, and …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make Your Model Look Like They’re Dissolving

In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to walk through the many different ways to create this pixel dispersion fragmenting effect to make your model …

Tutorials

40 Fantastic Freebies Every Designer MUST Download

Freebies are always loved by designers, whether we’re talking about tools, mockups, fonts, plugins, templates or others. The reason why they are so …

Web Design

Clever Flour Trick Lets You Add Custom Textures in Photoshop

Here’s a really neat trick you’ll want to add to your photo editing tool chest. When you’re wanting to add a specific texture to some background, you …

How 3D Printing Is Transforming Manufacturing: An Interview With Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen

<i>Peter Weijmarshausen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Shapeways, the world’s leading 3D printing marketplace and community. [Full disclosure: my venture firm Lux Capital is an equity investor]. Prior to Shapeways, Peter was the CTO of Sangine, where he and his team designed and developed satellite</i> …

3D Printing

Working With Speedlights in Daylight

With the recent flooding of the market with battery-powered monolights, it might seem as if the humble speedlight will only ever be found on top of …

Blunt Advice for New Graduates from a Successful Photographer

Watch your step recent photography graduates, because famed photographer and director Chase Jarvis is about to drop some serious advice. It comes in …

See Photoshop’s New Face-Aware Liquify Feature in Action

One of the fancy new features in Photoshop 2015.5 is called Face-Aware Liquify, but for some reason Adobe hasn’t officially demonstrated it on the …

Tutorials

Creating Perfect Gelled Backgrounds for Portraits

At first glance, it seems like an easy thing to achieve: how hard can it be to get a great looking gelled background in your portrait?<p>As anybody who …

How to Reduce Noise Like a Pro in Photoshop

<b>ACR Noise Reduction + Blend If = Awesome!</b><p>There are many ways to do the same things in Photoshop, why would Noise Reduction be any different? From …

Natural Light vs Off-Camera Flash: An Eye-Opening Demonstration

Even a single off-camera flash can make a massive difference in an outdoor portrait shoot, giving you a look that is simply impossible to capture …

Canon 85mm f/1.2L vs Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM: Side-by-Side Comparison

Sony made a big splash when they announced the G Master lenses, but how does the 85mm GM compare, side-by-side, in the real world, with one of the …

Cameras

10 Places to Find Design Inspiration Online

Creativity is magical, not magic.<p>I wish I could say I came up with that clever adage, but I have the deep dark corners of the Internet to thank for …

Graphic Design

Basic Rim Lighting with a Do-It-Yourself Striplight

In this article I will show you the basics of how to do dark field and bright field lighting and a quick way to convert any softbox into a striplight …

Photography

Protect Your Images...By Adding Contact And Copyright Metadata...

If you're like most people, you probably have photos floating around <b>on the internet somewhere</b> such as a blog or web page, making it fairly simple for …

Tutorials

Use The Details Tab in Lightroom Like The Pros Do

One of the last, and arguably most important stages of post production is sharpening and noise reduction. In Lightroom, Adobe has placed both of …

Tutorials

Mastering Color in Lightroom using the HSL Tab

Color in Camera Mastering color in Lightroom occurs in two steps. The first is when you take the photo. Successful color photography requires an …

How to use the Contrast Checker Technique to Give Your Images More Punch

I am about to reveal a technique that will have your images looking awesome in seconds every time you use it. I am even going to share the Photoshop …

How to Split-Tone Process Photos in Adobe Lightroom

Split toning is the process of adding different colours to the shadows and the highlights of an image. In this screencast I'll show you how to use …

Lightroom

The Power of Video As a Marketing Tool

Recently, I threw a business head shot party, complete with music, refreshments, and mingling for the local businesses in my Port Huron, Michigan …

Post Processing for Fresh Looking Water

Sometimes our internal struggle with color and white balance can leave us a bit perplexed. Where is the right balance, how “neutral” should I go, …

Nature Photography

The Ultimate Guide For Mastering Light In Your Photography

In photography, if you do everything ‘by the book’ and lack some experience, you’d think that selective focus is what makes the eye focus on the …

Landscape Photography

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

The Age of Apps Is Over--and Cards Are Taking Their Place

On your smartphone, the world is a few taps away. But many people today are fed up with downloading, scrolling, and pinching. Cards are the antidote.<p>People of a certain age may remember Hypercard, a card-based storytelling interface that ran on early Apple computers. The idea of representing …

Apps

30+ Inexpensive Bathroom Renovation Ideas

Inexpensive bathroom renovation ideas then what need every person who has not much money for large apartments and for expensive interior design. More …

Interior Design

Timberleaf teardrop trailer keeps one eye on design

Being compact and light doesn't mean the Timberleaf is poorly equipped. The cabin is fully insulated and fitted out with what the company calls a …

Fuel Efficiency

This is What Different Light Modifiers Do for Studio Portraits

Starting out in studio portraiture and not sure what light modifier to choose to achieve the photo you want? In the post, we’ll take a look at the …

Wedding Photography

7 Common Website Mistakes You’re Making That Scare Away Potential Clients

A website is the new storefront for modern business and commerce, and if your website isn’t up to par you can bet that your potential clients are …

Online

Essential Equipment for Timelapse Photography

<i>This is part 3 of a series on</i> <i>timelapse photography.</i><p>Let’s review some of the most important gear you can use with timelapse photography. This is the …