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The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Creating Worlds: A Collection of "Little Planet" Images and Tutorials

It’s not uncommon for creative individuals to push limits and find new ways of doing things. A new way of doing something doesn't necessarily have to …

How to Use the Powerful New Local Adjustments in Lightroom CC

Along with the new pano and HDR tools Adobe added a really neat feature in its recent release of Lightroom CC (or Lightroom 6 if you buy the …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

8 Essential Tips for More Interesting City Shots

Shooting in urban environments is both fun and challenging: you are presented with the opportunity to engage in a wide range of photographic styles — …

How to Set Your White Balance Manually

In this article we'll cover how to properly set a custom white balance manually in your digital camera. First, a little easy to digest explanation of …

6 Tips for Successful Macro Photography

Macro photography is often casually referred to as “close-up” photography. While it’s probably a safe bet that no one is going to be shunned by their …

The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …