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Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to …

Tutorials

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Microsoft Excel

How to Perform “Ctrl-Alt-Delete” on Your Mac

- Jun 5, 2018<p>If you’ve used Windows you know that <b>Ctrl + Alt + Delete</b>—now “<b>Ctrl + Shift + Delete</b>“—is what you do when things aren’t going as expected. …

Operating Systems

Five Tips for Finding the Perfect Portrait Angle

Are you looking to take your portrait work to the next level? If so, check out these five effective tips to help ensure you walk away with the …

Photography

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

Country Lifestyle

1 Tip for Landscape Photography That Opens Up a Whole New World

I have only 1 tip that will hopefully inspire you and help you to improve your landscape photography: use a wide angle (preferably 16mm or wider, …

Landscape Photography

How to Create LUTs With Photoshop

Ever wondered how to create your very own LUTs using only Photoshop? Look no further, Unmesh Dinda at PiXimperfect just released the perfect short …

Tutorials

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

<i>“When I began to see the overall picture of what was happening, it changed my entire perception of photography…I had mistakenly thought grass was</i> …

Tutorials

How To: Use Your iPhone's Speakers to Their Full Potential with These Ringtones & Alarms

With the exception of "Reflection" on the iPhone X, Apple hasn't updated their catalog of ringtones and alarms since iOS 7 dropped back in 2013. …

Google Drive

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Some Innovative Fixes for Those Pesky Lens Reflections in Photoshop

No matter the sneaky techniques you use to get around it, sometimes eyeglass reflections are just impossible to avoid when photographing people. It’s …

Friday 5: Filmic Pro – a must-have app for iPhone videographers [Video]

The stock Camera app on iOS has gradually improved over the years, but it still lacks many of the features that are important to those focused on iPhone videography. In this week’s Friday 5, we go hands-on with Filmic Pro, the best advanced video capture app on iOS.<p>Audio meters<p>If you’re serious …

How to Develop Your Personal Photographic Style

Developing a unique photographic style is a goal of every photographer. It is an evolutionary process that takes time and experience. Once it begins …

Landscape Photography

Best smartphone photography apps to download now

<b>From shoot planning to powerful editing controls, phone apps are essential tools for photographers today. James Abbott looks at six of the best apps</b> …

Apps

How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware

- May 18, 2018<p>Is your Mac’s fan running at a high rate or you’re seeing a much reduced battery life than normal, you’ll want to check for the …

Apps

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

21 Awesome YouTube Channels Photographers Love

Today's photographers have an incredible wealth of free photography resources that help us all become better behind the lens.From eBooks and …

How to Pose Someone Who’s Never Modeled

Working with professional models, those who know exactly what moves to make and how to position their bodies, can be a rewarding experience. However, …

All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Yes, your lawn is manicured and beautiful, but did you know that such perfection can actually make it more susceptible to weeds? Dandelion, crab …

Lightroom tips: Essential portrait edits

<b>Lightroom has a range of simple but powerful editing tools to transform your portraits. James Paterson reveals the most useful ones</b><p>1. Boost with …

Light Painting Car Interiors (Full Walk-through Photography Tutorial)

This is my first try to shoot car interiors, I used ice light 2 to light paint the car's interior & ended up with 8 different exposures that I …

The Phottix Luna II Is The Only Portable Beauty Dish You Need at $80

<i>Beauty Dishes don’t have to be immobile, just look at the Phottix Luna II!</i><p>Phottix has been doing their best to make photographers’ lives easier with …

17 Lighting Recipes to Remember for Portrait Photos

At the WPPI wedding and portrait photography conference and expo this year, photographer Trevor Dayley taught this 1-hour class titled “17 Fast, …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Lutify.me Cross-Platform LUTs Are Now Even Better in Lightroom and Camera Raw

A little while ago I showed you a fantastic LUTs pack, called Lutify.me, compatible with most photo and video editing including Capture One, …

Vacation Photo Tips: Using Photoshop to Remove Tourists Who Clutter Up Your Shot (VIDEO)

It’s often helpful to include people in travel photos, to add a sense of scale and local interest. Other times, like when photographing famous …

Want Perfectly Exposed Photos? Here’s How a Camera’s Light Metering Modes Work (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a German landscape photographer whose tutorials typically involve shooting techniques for making better outdoor photos. But for …

How to Start Building Your Photography Filter Kit

At its very heart, landscape photography is about capturing light on a sensor (or film, if you’re still shooting the old-fashioned way). Photography …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Photography Gear That Can Totally Change Your Landscape Photography

When it comes to taking breathtaking landscape photos like the one above, there are many different factors involved.<p>The lighting is key, the …