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How to Recover Lost Files from a Memory Card

Whether you’re a novice or veteran photographer, chances are you’ve experienced a moment of dread when you thought all of your precious photos were …

Image Sensors Explained in Under 6 Minutes

There’s no argument that digital photography has become standard to our modern way of living, with smaller, more compact cameras that deliver amazing …

10 Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

If you are new to Lightroom then it can be a bit overwhelming. As an experienced Lightroom user, there are things that I wish I had known when I …

Lightroom Trick To Get More From Your Shadows Than Your Shadows Slider Allows

As photographers, we are forever searching for ways to get our images to look as we envision them. One of our primary problems comes from the fact …

Tutorials

ExposureX2 – Double Exposure Effects for Adobe Photoshop

ExposureX2 – Advanced photo effects inclunding double exposures for Adobe Photoshop.<p>Usually it requires quite a long process and know-how to achieve …

Photography Exposure Basics

Exposure is the amount of light collected by the sensor in your camera during a single picture. If the shot is exposed too long the photograph will …

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #9

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 16, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 25 comments<p>Happy Monday everybody! I’m back from sneaking off to Portland, …

Stuck Indoors? You Can Still Make Great Photos When You Have to Stay Home

Recently here on Tuts+ we published an article about finding inspiration by photographing close to home. In this article, we'll explore inspiration …

Photography

Easily Apply the Trendy Desaturated Skin Look in Photoshop

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</b>This is just about the hottest Photoshop portrait technique out …

Tutorials

Portrait Photography |Placing the Main Light

The main light is the source of illumination for a picture. It’s the one that’s measured for exposure with an incident meter. Using one is explained …

Hair

Understanding Depth of Field: How Aperture Affects DOF, Visualized

The key to mastering photography is not to follow the rules but to understand them. Understanding the photographic principles that define photography …

Make Magical Photo Special FX (no spells required)

Ta-da! We’re about to reveal our best tricks for creating magical photo effects.<p>With a little collection of ordinary objects you can make your photos …

Shutter Speed

WPP Contest Winners Announced | I Love Photography | Ep. 45 | Feb. 13, 2015

World Press Photo announced its 2015 winners while revealing that 20% of the penultimate round was rejected for manipulation! Our weekly look at all …

Daily Inspiration #2002

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

Do you under or overexpose?

It’s a question I haven’t thought much about since the days when I shot JPG images only. Now that’s a long time ago. Back then if you lost the …

The Best Thing For Your Smartphone Images

For the photographic community I think it’s fair to say that the jury is still out so far as the legitimacy of smartphone photography goes. Some say …

How to Use Shutter Speed for More Powerful Images

Recall the last time someone complimented your photography. Did they compliment <i>you</i> or did they compliment your camera? Surely, we’ve all heard it at …

Landscape Photography

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

How to Create Foreground Bokeh In-Camera

Bokeh refers to how a lens renders out-of-focus areas of an image, or more accurately the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light. Bokeh is …

Shutter Speed

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Five tips for a perfect exposure

Canon<p>The exposure compensation button usually looks like this plus and minus symbol on all SLRs. Nikon<p>Three examples of histograms you may come across. Canon<p>In playback, you can review the histogram depending on the display mode. Lexy Savvides/CNET<p>Editing raw photos in a program like Lightroom …

Tutorials

How to Eliminate Camera Shake Without Stabilization

If you want a single photo of a still subject, there is no real good reason why you need to sit there shooting loads of images over and over again. …

Understanding the Sunny 16 Rule

Once upon a time during the film era of photography…photographers had to keep a light meter handy at all times so they could take readings to get …

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Landscape Photography

How To Mix Natural And Flash Lighting Using Shutter Speeds

Need a new idea for your next photo shoot this Halloween season? Get inspired with this exclusive tutorial by Alexandria Huff of BorrowLenses.com! …

Shutter Speed

7 Things You Need To Know About the Sunny f/16 Rule

There are a few terms in photography that even those who have nothing in common with it are familiar. The rule of thirds and the golden rule are two …

How and Why You Should Shoot RAW

If you’re just starting out in photography, you might have heard of something called RAW. RAW files are really big photo files that professionals …

Tutorials

The Basics of Manual Image Exposure in Eight Minutes

EVery photographer has to start somewhere; and when it comes to shooting photos every instructor will tell you to shoot in manual mode. The reason …