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Applying color theory to landscape photography

Color Theory can be an extremely complex subject, especially if you start looking at the mathematics and physics behind the theory itself. On a more …

Tips for photographers on Instagram - How small pictures can make a big difference in a mobile driven world

Quite often other photographers tell me “I don’t have time for another social network and I don’t need Instagram”. Yet they spend hours posting on …

You Don’t Need a Great Studio Space to Shoot Great Portraits

My name is Philippe Echaroux, and I’m a French celebrity photographer and an ambassador for Hasselblad and Elinchrom. I recently had to do a portrait …

In Defense Of Flash: 5 Reasons to Move Beyond Natural Light Photography

Flash is a complicated beast, let’s put it that way.<p>Say you’ve spent the last few years of your photography journey perfecting natural light, and you …

23 Ways To Make Your Car Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

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33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

Portrait Photography Lighting: The 5 Classical Types

The options that a photographer has to light a person’s face and body are many. You may use different types of lights such as parabolic or diffused …

Rembrandt

How to Get the Most Out of Each Portrait Location Spot

Some photographers are very inefficient when it comes to shooting in a portrait location. They will take a photo here by this tree, then move over to …

Image Sharpening Trick for Photos with High ISO Noise

You’ve probably run into this issue at one point or another—how to sharpen an image with high ISO noise without worsening the noise artifacts. This …

Tutorials

Make a Simple DIY Lightbox for $25 Using an IKEA Box and LED Lights

Slovakian food recipe site Varme published this simple 1-minute video tutorial on how you can use $25 in IKEA products to create a DIY lightbox for …

3 Ways to Manipulate Selected Colors in Photoshop

If you have a good understanding of composition and photographic techniques, you have many tools at your disposal for making your images stand out …

Tutorials

Creating a watermark brush in Photoshop | 31 Days of Photo Tips

If you want to apply your logo or watermark to many photos, you might consider creating a Photoshop brush of it for easier application. It only take …

Tutorials

6 Creative IKEA Product Photography Hacks

Want some cheap and simple do-it-yourself photo equipment? Check out the IKEA store near you. In addition to being affordable options for home items, …

5 times your camera meter will be wrong

Camera metering systems are pretty amazing and I’m usually very happy for the evaluative metering systems in my cameras to figure out the exposure …

Cameras

Primer: How to Get a ‘Film Look’ with DSLR Footage

Want to give your DSLR footage a cinematic look? DSLR filmmaking enthusiast Jake Coppinger made this 11-minute video tutorial to teach you how you …

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

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 …

The 8 Immutable Laws of Sharp Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, it's not always easy to get the perfect shot. You need to get the right light, framing, angle, emotion, and sharpness. …

On Camera Flash Photography Tips

If you already own a DSLR camera, you’re halfway to capturing some beautiful images. However, having a camera alone isn’t going to make you an …

Simple Trick for Long Exposure Photography Without Using a Filter

Who doesn’t love the look of long exposure photography? The peaceful, serene waters underneath a clear blue sky of clouds makes a landscape scene …

How to Create Ultra-Soft Cross Light for Your Portraits

Photographers who shoot portraits for a living are absolutely crazy about soft light. They’d go miles to get the perfect light to create stunning …

Dresses

How to Create a Home Photo Studio on a Budget

Have you dreamed of setting up your own home studio but have always found the cost too high? Fear not; help is at hand. All you need is the space to …

How to Create and Use Luminosity Masks in Adobe Photoshop

Luminosity masks are selections created from the various levels of brightness found in an image. These can then be used to easily target an image's …

Quick Photoshop Secrets 2: Awesome Adjustments Based On Colour

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

Tutorials

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

Crop Factor with ISO & Aperture: How Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Canon, Nikon & Fuji Cheat You