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5 Tips to Immediately Improve Your Retouching

Retouching is a labor of love. It takes time, focus, and the right mindset to turn good images into great ones. All of that time in front of the …

Tutorials

7 Proven Ways to Come Home with Better Travel Photos

Your next vacation or around-the-world escapade is the perfect time to brush up on your photography skills. After all, taking a great photograph is …

Digital Artist Gets Super Creative with Self-Portrait Series, Shows You How It’s Done

Are you sick of the standard arm’s-length selfie? Or even the remote-triggered self-portrait? Well, photographer and talented Photoshop artist Martín …

Android L 5.0 Brings RAW Support, Manual Controls and More to Mobile Shooters

Earlier this week, Google showed off its Android L mobile operating system. The fifth major iteration of the mobile OS, Google has included a number …

A Detailed Guide to Creating Stunning City Images

Whether you’re traveling around or venturing out beyond your own backyard, cities offer an endless supply of interesting locations and moments for …

The Inverse Square Law of Light Explained in Simple Terms for Photographers

If the term “inverse square law of light” immediately sets you to hyperventilating as flashbacks of college physics begin playing in your mind’s eye, …

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

Batteries

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

13 Tips to Perfect Your Landscape Photography

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer—and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel AdamsIn my opinion, landscape …

Landscape Photography

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

Tutorial: 5 Things You Should Know About Layers in Photoshop CC

In this short but helpful episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV, Adobe Evangelist Terry White reveals some neat Photoshop CC layer features that you may …

The Magically Bizarre Photo Manipulations of a Photoshop Wizard Martin De Pasquale

He’s been called a Photoshop wizard by people who have seen his work and the title suits him well. Buenos Aires based digital artist and art director …

Photo Manipulation

How to Build the Confidence to Photograph People

Portraiture, lifestyle, street, and travel photography – these are some of the genres that feature people as main subject. For some, these are …

Three Techniques You Can Use to Dodge & Burn in Photoshop

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire.</i><p>Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

5 Beginning Landscape Photography Tips For Instant Improvement

A lot of photographers start by taking photos of landscape, just because it’s beautiful and always there. A landscape won’t run away from you, an …

Landscape Photography

The Ultimate Guide to Workflow in Lightroom and Photoshop

Photoshop Playbook: Warping, Distorting & Directly Manipulating Images

40 Photoshop Tutorials for Learning Photo Editing

<b>Photoshop</b> can be an invaluable tool to a photographer, regardless of whether you are looking to do subtle touchups or more involved photo editing and …

The Most Valuable Photography Tips Ever - Results of a Social Media Survey

I recently asked the following question on social media: “What was the most valuable photography tip you ever received?” Needless to say, I received …

Photography Tips

How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough

Behind every great photograph is a well-crafted creative workflow, and if you haven’t honed yours yet, then this seminar by photographer Robert …

Are You Holding Your Camera Correctly?

How you hold your camera may seem like a trivial detail. But experts know that a proper hold and stable body position can result in crisper images. …

Photography Tips

Light Painting Photography Techniques: 7 Useful Tips

Light painting is a fun photography technique where photographers use camera flashes, flashlights, and spotlights to paint light in a scene. It can …

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …

How to Use Graduated Filters in Lightroom

We could all stand to shoot more during the “golden hour”—that splendid wash of yellow and dramatic light created at sun up and sun down. But …

5 Things You Need to Do to Become a Better Photographer

Good photographers aren’t made overnight. And most accomplished photographers will admit that their earliest attempts at the craft were pretty …

These Ideas Will Get Your Street Photography Rocking

Street photography is a great window into the human condition. Henri Cartier-Bresson, who was one of the founding fathers of modern photojournalism, …