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How to Create a Gritty Sports Portrait in Photoshop

The post How to Create a Gritty Sports Portrait in Photoshop appeared first on Phlearn.How to Create a Gritty Sports Portrait in PhotoshopSometimes …

How to Stack Photos for Epic Milky Way Landscapes

If you are willing to get up early or stay up super late, Milky Way season is back in North America! Above is a shot I made on February 14th, 2016, …

Milky Way Exposure Stacking with Manual Alignment (Noise Reduction) in Adobe Photoshop

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Steps for Getting Started in the Lightroom Develop Module

If you have read my earlier articles about Lightroom you will already understand how it differs from Photoshop and how it uses a database to organize …

VSCO Keys for Adobe Lightroom | Visual Supply Co (VSCO)

Free for All<p>Keys was originally distributed by VSCO in order to give users a speed boost when editing images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. In August …

How to Find the Best Lightroom Preset for an Image

If you have acquired some preset collections, it may not be easy to find the right preset for a given image. Usually, you will start at the top of …

How to Light-Paint a Skeleton in a Long Exposure

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17 skills you can master in 10 minutes or less

However, there are several important life skills you can pick up almost instantly, and a helpful Quora thread polled users on their favorite ones.<p>Here are some of the best responses, with a few of our own thrown in.<p>After all, you never know when you'll need to turn your watch into a compass or …

15 Photos that Capture the Magic of Aviation

Human flight is a modern-day miracle. One day we were staring at the birds longing for their high-flying freedom; the next a pair of brothers were …

Avoidable Photographic Errors

Gratuitous header image.<p>Rule number one: there are no rules. A ‘mistake’ may not necessarily be a mistake if it helps convey the message or story or …

How to Create Grunge Effect in Photoshop in 8 Simple Steps – A Video Tutorial

This simple and effective video tutorial by Glyn Dewis. Here are 8 simple steps to create grunge effect in Photoshop.• Levels Adjustment<br>• Add contrast to …

Cloned: 14 Skillful Examples of Photographic Multiplicity

Photographers who are dedicated to their craft spend copious amounts of time and energy trying to improve. The specific skills that one seeks to …

This is What Photographers Need to Know About Basic Filter Types And Their Uses

Filters have been around since the beginning of photography. Most of them were used in film and analogue photography because different materials have …

Direct to Desktop: Camera Tethering in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Have you ever seen a high-powered fashion photography studio setup on TV? Maybe on a reality show, or a makeup ad: medium format digital cameras …

How I Created a Shot of Myself Falling in the Kitchen with Food Flying Everywhere

So I recently had this crazy idea in my head and some free time. The idea was to have myself falling over in the kitchen with tea and biscuits flying …

How To Make a DIY Handpainted Backdrop

With winters lasting for 6 months in Toronto, I find that outdoor shoots are put on hold for pretty much the entire time. Because of that, I try …

This Online Depth of Field Simulator Helps You Wrap Your Mind Around the Concept

Want to understand the concept of depth of field better? Polish photographer and programmer Michael Bemowski has created a fantastic and feature-rich …

Paracord Sword Handle Wrap

<b>Paracord Sword Handle Wrap</b>.<p>time to get this on my tomahawk…

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

10 Brain Hacks To Make You Smarter

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

14 Simple Productivity Resolutions for 2015

Make 2015 your most productive year yet by doing more of the one thing that matters: focusing.<p>Maximizing productivity is a goal often discussed but rarely reached. As a result, though entrepreneurs actively strive to make the most of their time--reading books, exploring productivity hacks, testing …

5 Unique Gift Wrap Ideas You’d Never See in a Store

Here, some effortless techniques for dressing up even the simplest of packages. Warning: They’ll be almost too pretty to open.<p>1 of 6<p>Found Objects<p>You …

Do It Yourself: Make Your Own Light Tent On The Cheap

Light tents are super useful tools to keep around the studio (or house). They're great for all kinds of photos ranging from product photography to …

Quick Folder Organizing Hacks in Adobe Lightroom

Sometimes our hard drives become a mess of misnamed folders and misplaced images. We don’t know how it happens, but it does. Luckily, Lightroom gives …

How to Properly Hang Photos On Any Type of Wall

While not all of our photographs end up being printed and framed, it helps to possess the knowledge of what it takes to properly hang them when they …

Follow This Guideline to Get Tack Sharp Focus While Hand Holding your Camera

Blurry images are the bane of a photographer’s existence. I’ve yet to meet a photographer who has ever stated anything even remotely resembling the …

Starbursts - How to create and control them in your photos

Starbursts can be a nice feature in your photos – especially in landscapes and night shots. But somehow, they seem to show up only infrequently and …

Food Photography Tips | The Basics Of Food Photography

Food photography has been booming in the recent years with many photographers ditching portrait and wedding gigs to concentrate their whole business …

How to Make a Dirt-Cheap DIY Ring Light from a Frisbee and Some LED Strips

Got $30, a frisbee and some free time this week? Need a ring light? If you answered yes to both of those questions, we’ve got a neat, quick and super …

Whac-A-Mole Syndrome: 'Destiny' Players Found A New 'Loot Cave'

You can’t keep a bad idea down: just one day after Bungie nerfed Destiny’s famous “Loot Cave,” where players could get reams of high-level items just by sitting on a rock and firing into a black hole for hours on end, one gamer appears to have already found what he’s calling “Loot Cave 2.0.” Sure …