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Review: Take The Mystery Out Of Lighting by Joel Grimes

Lighting a scene correctly and creatively so that you get the look you want from your shoot is the most important but at the same time the most …

Amazing Black and White Lightroom Tutorials

Processing black and white photos is a skill of its own. <br>Learn how it’s done – in less than 2 hours!<p>As a photographer, you know it’s super-important …

The Ultimate Guide to the Dodge & Burn Technique - Part 1: The Fundamentals

Dodge & Burn (D&B) is a technique that came to us from the darkroom days when luminosity values in a photo could be only manipulated by the duration …

Tutorial Shows How to Mask Out Hair from a Background in Photoshop

When it comes to masking out and/or selecting hair in an image, be it to remove a background or selectively style it, it’s never an easy task. Even …

DigitalRev Speed Shooter: How to Capture High-Speed Photos of Fire and Water

About a month ago, the folks at DigitalRev TV launched a new series called “Speed Shooter” in which they show you how to take great high-speed shots …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

Increasing Photographic Flexibility With Speedlites

It takes a few minutes for Bob Davis to delve into the details of his speedlighting techniques, but once he does, his two-hour long presentation …

Photography

Exposure Tactics • Color Control

What comes after using an incident meter to set the exposure? Setting a neutral color balance then refining the exposure, both in post production. I …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

A Concise Explanation of How Crop Factor Affects Both Focal Length AND Aperture

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Due to some issues with the camera, this video is very shaky at times. It didn’t bother us much, but if you’re easily distracted this …

Facebook Tips for Photographers: Tip #3 - Be Social

<i>This week we’re sharing our top four strategies to engage people on Facebook and ultimately help get more potential clients through the door.</i> <i>These</i> …

No Studio? No Problem! Part 4: Photography Lighting Tips for Shooting in Tight Spaces

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Living Rooms

Fashion Shoot Anatomy And Post Production With Dave Piper [NSFW]

It had been a while since I had shot on a DSLR, most of last year I had shot on the Fuji X-Pro or a Pentax 645d. I was starting to shoot more and …

How to Make a 'Round Trip' in Lightroom (LR to Photoshop, Back to LR)

Adobe’s Lightroom is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are …

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

This is How to Get Better Environmental Portraits

One of the reasons people love portraits so much is because of the stories they tell; an individual’s facial features and expressions can reveal an …

Street Photography

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Tutorials

Mastering Lightroom Organization with Peter Krogh

In this webinar, Adobe Lightroom organizing master Peter Krogh will answer all your Lightroom questions and pleas of “Just tell me what to do!” when …

How To Make Snow in Photoshop with Custom Brushes

Setting aside the runny noses, forget the frozen fingers and the frostbitten toes, and the winter season can lend itself to some pretty magical …

Graphics

Webcasts – KelbyOne

You know the drill! Scott Kelby will be hosting another weekly photography chat. During this week's episode, Eric Eggley, Erik Kuna, and Terry White …

Why Your Kit Lens Isn't as Bad as You Think It Is

One of the things that I try getting across to my students is that despite all of its amazing capabilities, the camera is just a box. Yes, it is …

7 Steps to Great Black and Whites in Lightroom 5

Nikon D7000, 85mm f/1.8 D lens, f/5.6, 1/125s, ISO 400.<p>Great black and white images require more than simply removing the color, and Lightroom 5 is a …

How to Balance Light Bulbs with Strobes

We all find ourselves in situations from time to time where we have to strike a deal between ambient tungsten lighting and flash. It may be during a …

Lightroom 5 Tips - Hidden Gems Digital Photography School

Why Mirrorless?

Follow me<p>Why Mirrorless ?<p>What is a Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera (MILC)<p>and<p>How does it differ from a Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) …

5 Essential Edits That Will Improve Almost any Photograph

As photographers, we strive to take a perfect photograph. We compose carefully within our frame, properly expose our image, and make sure our white …

Tutorials

Image Quality ~ A back to basics guide – Part 2 of 2

<b>Read part 1 of this 2 part feature article here.</b><p><b>Intro:</b> As stated in the first part, Im in no way a self proclaimed expert in these matters and I do …

Spend Two Hours Learning from Portrait Master Greg Heisler

Earlier this week, when stumbled across this two-hour presentation by iconic portrait photographer Greg Heisler, it took all the will power we had …

Lindsay Adler and Brooke Shaden Talk Business and Photography

Here at Fstoppers we featured both Brooke Shaden and Lindsay Adler countless of times for their great photographic work as well as their methods of …

A Day in the Life of a Studio Fashion Photographer

Being a fashion photographer isn’t all fun and games, there is a lot of work that takes places behind the camera. Take a look at the video below to …