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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

5 Awesome Photography Related YouTube Channels You Probably Don’t Know About

When it comes to Photography related YouTube channels, we’ve all probably heard of the big names; Kai Wong (formerly) of Digital Rev, Ted Forbes of …

Photography

Microsoft Excel: Create A “Heat Map” in Excel Using Conditional Formatting

It’s Easier Than You Think…And It’s Compelling!<p>Overview<p>I’m working on a data analytics presentation using a dataset of the Dow Jones Index DAILY …

Analytics

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Use Gradient Filter In Adobe Lightroom

In this Two Parts of Photography Video Tutorial, Joshua Cripps explaining how to use Gradient Filter in Adobe Lightroom. Joshua Cripps is a full-time …

A completely free tutorial on Beer Photography

Beer photography is a speciality requiring extensive knowledge of lighting, glass, and liquids. Yet that knowledge alone will not yield striking …

Beer

Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Lightroom Folders vs. Collections: A Simple Explanation

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Anyone who uses Lightroom knows …

How to Control Your Portrait Backgrounds With a 70-200mm Telephoto Lens

No matter if you photograph headshots, weddings, portraits, or sports, one of the most important skills you can have as a photographer is picking out …

How to Shoot Water Drop Photos, from Start to Print

Want to try your hand at water drop photography but don’t know where to begin? Here’s an 11-minute video from First Man Photography that runs through …

Shutter Speed

How Alaska’s largest newspaper went bankrupt

<b>When Alice Rogoff bought</b> Alaska’s largest newspaper from media publishing chain McClatchy in 2014, she was making a bullish bet on the state and what …

Journalism

How to Light a Product Shot With One Light

Product photography can be one of the most technically challenging genres to undertake, but that doesn't mean you need every piece of gear you can …

Photography

Excel PowerPivot As VLOOKUP

Who doesn’t love to use VLOOKUP? Using that formula saves both time and effort when you need to analyze data.<p>However, if you have thousands or more …

Macphun Unveils Luminar 2018 to Take on Adobe Lightroom

California-based software developer Macphun (soon to be Skylum) has announced Luminar 2018, a digital photo editor and organizer that’s aiming to be …

An Incredibly Useful Beginner's Photoshop Tutorial

Adobe Photoshop is the go-to photo editing and manipulation software available online, mainly used by professional photographers and designers. It …

How to Turn Your Hand Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

This week, Colin Smith of PhotoshopCAFE explains how to make a watermark out of your signature in Photoshop using a real signature on paper. The …

Tutorials

Domke F-803 and F-5XB review

Domke F-803 & F-5XB Shoulder Bags $80-150/£63-118 | www.tiffen.com | Buy Now<p>The small camera bag has long had a place in the hearts of serious …

Zack Arias Shares His All-In-One Bag Travel Lighting Kit

With the rising prices of additional baggage when flying. Traveling with all the gear photographers need for the average location shoot is getting …

TV calibration 101: How to tune up the picture of your new TV

Whether you spend $400 or $4,000 on a new TV (or video projector), it is a sure bet that your new display will need some adjustment. When you walk …

Probably the Most Useful Photo Editing Skills You'll Ever Need

Photo Editing Skills to Propel Your Photography Once and for All<p>Are there many photographers out there who showcase their straight out of camera …

Three Secrets You Need to Know to Tell a Story With a Picture

One of the differences between a great image and a snapshot is story telling. If your picture doesn’t narrate anything, it won’t serve any purpose. …

Empty-nesters continue the hike 19 years later on a long mountain trail in the Pyrenees

<i>By Michael H. Brown, Special To The Washington Post</i>Nineteen years ago my wife, our 14-year-old daughter Cate and I set out from the little …

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

A Simple Way to Add Some Organization to Your Desktop

A lack of organization can really kick you in a sensitive area if you’re on a time crunch or are called to produce a photo or document of some sort. …

Tutorials

Spend 5 Minutes and Learn How to Use Tone Curves in Photoshop and Lightroom (VIDEO)

The Tone Curve is one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop, Lightroom and other image-editing software. The proper use of Curves adjustments, …

How to Understand the Inverse Square Law by Peter Hurley

In this short excerpt from Fstopper's photography tutorial Illuminating the Face, headshot photographer Peter Hurley explains how the inverse square …

Learn 7 Lightroom Tricks in 60 Seconds on Using Sliders to Speed up Your Workflow (VIDEO)

The use of sliders is a familiar practice for everyone who edits their images, regardless of the software employed. The most common practice is to …

Tutorials

How to Blend 3 Bracketed Exposures for Greater Dynamic Range

Want to learn how to blend 3 bracketed exposures of the same scene to create a single photo with greater dynamic range? Here’s a great 17-minute …

Tutorials

Bird Photography Camera Settings

One of the pastimes that many photographers enjoy is bird photography, both birds-in-flight and perched birds. How one chooses to use a camera is a …

4 Composition Lessons Raphael Can Teach You About Photography

I’m currently inspired by a lot of painting, and trying to figure out how I can improve my compositions in photography from the masters of art, …