Dan Gough

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Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Productivity

How to Photograph Fireworks in 3 Easy Steps

With Fourth of July celebrations nearly upon us here in the United States, that means fireworks displays from coast to coast.That also means tons of …

Landscape Photography

Five Composition Tricks for Capturing Simpler and Stronger Landscape Photos

What makes a strong composition? Let’s talk about how you can achieve striking landscape photos in which less is more. Here’s a practical set of tips …

Landscape Photography

10 Incredibly Easy Ways To Improve Your Productivity

If there’s anything people struggle to achieve as much as, if not more than, the elusive happiness, it’s better productivity.<p>However, just like the art of happiness, being more productive isn’t rocket science either.<p>The key is to work smarter, not harder. As the saying goes, “it’s not the number of …

Time Management

Landscape Light, Part 2

Last week, in part 1, I covered three important qualities of landscape light: side light, alpenglow light and front light. Because I feel that light …

Harness the Power of Color Like a Pro When Processing Landscape Photography

When we talk about landscape photography post-processing and it comes down to adjusting color, we're in most cases bombarded by theoretical terms. …

Landscape Photography

26 Time-Management Tricks Everyone Should Master [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Lifehacker is constantly testing new and unusual ways to get things done faster - from the "It Follows" horror movie method to the tried …

Add Depth and Drama to Landscape Photos Using Lightroom

Here’s a 24-minute video from Andrew Marr that looks at how he adds depth and drama to landscape photos during post-processing in Adobe Lightroom.<p>The …

Here’s How to Capture Sharp Long-Exposure Photos with Tips from a Pro Travel Shooter (VIDEO)

Long-exposure photography at night can be very challenging, especially if you want to capture sharp images. And while we all know that using a tripod …

Take The Long-Exposure View

There’s nothing that I like more than taking long exposure photographs during the day. Why? Because they transform the world, and because you never …

How to Keep Productive When Working from Home

<i>This post was written by Neil Dagger, Head of Marketing, Planning, Insight and Analysis at Nominet, who run</i> www.ourhomeonline.wales<i>, the home of</i> …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

5 Practical Tips with Photoshop's Clone Stamp Tool

The Clone Stamp Tool, love it or hate it, it’s fantastic!<p><i>I have conducted many tutorials that in some way shape or form involve the Clone Stamp Tool,</i> …

An 8-Minute Crash Course on Blending Modes in Photoshop

Want to get a good grasp of Photoshop’s Blend modes? Here’s an 8-minute crash course on the subject by the Photoshop Training Channel. They may be …

This Simple Trick Will Help You Get More Done Every Day

If you really want to achieve your goals in 2018, put down the to do list. It turns out that simply making lists isn’t the most effective workflow to …

Productivity

What You Can Learn About Winter Photography From This Master Photographer

Photography is tough to master.<p>Winter photography, well, that's even more difficult to master.<p>Part of her success is owed to an abundance of natural …

Landscape Photography

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Procrastination

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

Landscape Photo Challenge: One Lens, One Location, and Three Great Compositions (VIDEO)

Romanian nature photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) is one of our favorite sources of quick and helpful videos for outdoor shooters. This …

Videography

Photoshop Tips | How To Easily Remove Distractions Using Plate Compositing

Compositing can range from simple to incredibly involved. One of the easiest ways to make a convincing composite involves a technique called ‘plate …

Tutorials

Five Types of Ambient Light You Should Know How to Use in Photography

As photographers, we have but one raw material to work with: light. You will hear this time and time again, you need to learn to see that light and …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Composition: The “S Curve” Is a Powerful Visual Device for Great Nature Photos (VIDEO)

Most experienced nature photographers will tell you that great light is the key to spectacular landscape photographs. But when Mother Nature doesn’t …

Landscape Photography

To Underexpose or Not to Underexpose, That Is the Question

Photography is all relative to the creator and the viewers, so the decision of whether to underexpose, overexpose, or to expose your portraits evenly …

Video Tutorials

7 ways to achieve massive bokeh in your photos

To achieve massive and creamy bokeh, one of the first things we learn is to use a wide aperture. But there are several other ways that might just as …

IPhone 7

How to Make Your Skies More Dramatic Using Photoshop

So much of a landscape image is in how you edit it; many different personalities and effects can shine through the same scene when processed by …

How to take the perfect sunset picture for Instagram

It’s basically a law of nature: if there’s a gorgeous sunset in your area, your Instagram is about to be flooded with all your friends’ attempts at …

How to Do Frequency Separation with the Mixer Brush in Photoshop

Frequency separation allows you to retouch images by editing one aspect without affecting others. For example, it will allow you to soften the skin …

Tutorials

Nighttime Reflections

Clouds and Milky Way reflected in Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. A four-frame vertical panorama stitched together with Lightroom’s Panorama Merge; each frame …

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

How to Photograph the Moon

The moon is 238,900 miles from earth.In the vast majority of moon photos taken by amateurs, the moon looks like it’s that far away!There’s plenty of …