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By Klaus Herrmann | News, Stories, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks... Everything you need to stay up to date in photography.

Aurora HDR - How to Control the HDR Look of Your Images

In this tutorial, we will take a look at the ‘Structure’ panel in Aurora HDR to see how you can control the overall HDR look of your images. I will …

Photography

How to Organize Your Pictures for Free With Daminion

A client calls you looking for an image from their shoot several years ago. Can you find it and deliver it within an hour?<p>If not, it's time to think …

Photography

3 Tips for Creating Abstract Landscape Photos

When you hear the term “landscape photography,” you probably have an image in your mind’s eye that includes a large landscape with mountains, trees, …

Photography

How Surrealist Art Has Impacted Photography

Image by Ken<p><b>FREE FOR READERS</b>: If you want to really improve your Lightroom workflow and efficiency, then download our <i>free</i> Lightroom Shortcuts Cheat …

Photography

The Importance of Setting Photography Goals for Yourself

A Post By: Adam Welch<p>A wiser person than myself once said that if someone does not know to which port they are sailing, no wind is favorable. I heard …

Photography

Amazon Announces ‘Prints’ & Shutterfly Stock Landslides

When you’ve got that Bezos ideology, fearlessness, and perhaps most importantly, money, you can do some truly great, if not necessarily good, things. …

Amazon

My Guide for Photographers Attending a Workshop

I have been a model for 1 to 1 workshops that last half a day, full day, two days. I have been a model also for a 3-day long workshop with over 50 …

Photography

How to Use Light Painting in Product Photography

Light painting is a fun and interesting technique used by photographers to “paint” light into their photos. It can be achieved with flashlights, a …

Shutter Speed

"Your Photographs Are Beautiful - You Must Have a GREAT Camera!"

This isn't a new topic for me to write about, but it's so relevant, especially this year since there are hundreds of announcements about new products …

Photography

Tips for Fast and Effective Studio Product Photography

A Post By: Jacob Macias<p>This is the second part of a series that will explore a studio setup aimed at product photography. You can see the first here: …

Shutter Speed

Lynda.com joined with LinkedIn Learning: What does this mean for Photographers?

LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com; an online learning company, on April 7, 2015 for $1.5 billion. In June of this year–according to Forbes–Microsoft …

LinkedIn

Amazon is Killing Off its $12/Year Plan for Unlimited Photo Storage

It looks like Amazon has abruptly ended its $12 per year plan that provides unlimited photo storage, which included RAW files and was a fantastic …

Amazon

Here’s a First Look at Apple’s Fake Bokeh ‘Portrait’ Mode, Available Now

Apple released iOS 10.1 to public beta testers today, and it includes one of the most anticipated features they showed off during their iPhone 7 …

Cameras

10 Powerful Photoshop Techniques Every Photographer Should Know

We’re always looking to up our Photoshop game, but the lists of Must Know “techniques” or “skills” or “tools” we run across typically disappoint us …

Photoshop

Yahoo hacked, 500 million passwords stolen, change your Flickr password

If you own a Flickr account you should probably change your password the minute you read this post. Yahoo says that the data breach occurred in late …

Yahoo

Lightroom Faster | New Update Makes A Known Speed Hack Unnecessary

If you threw a rock in a room of 10 Lightroom users you’re bound to hit 8 or 9 who had a performance complaint. Out of that grouping you wouldn’t …

Ultimate HDR Master Class 2017 - Overview

The 500px RAW Mobile Photography App Review

500px just introduced their RAW app. It uses the new iPhone raw image capabilities to make editing on the go easier and as intuitive as possible. The …

Photography

9 Tips For Black And White Street Photography Post Production

Image by xulurichard<p><b>FREE BONUS</b>: If you want to take your black and white street photography to the next level, then download our <i>free</i> Lightroom …

Photography

The Growing Photoshop File Size and How to Open It in Lightroom

Our images are growing fat — so fat that the software we like to work with isn't able to cope with their file sizes. But along comes Sean Bagshaw …

Photoshop

Foolography's Unleashed is a tiny Bluetooth DSLR controller

German company Foolography has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its latest product, the Unleashed smartphone DSLR remote control, and is showing a …

Bluetooth

Palette offers physical controllers for your photo editing software

In hall 4 at Photokina we had the chance to take a closer look at Palette's system of customizable physical controllers for software, which started …

Software

This is How Fuji’s New Medium Format Sensor Size Stacks Up

Fujifilm caused a great deal of excitement this week by announcing its first medium format mirrorless camera, the 51MP GFX 50S. But “medium format” …

Fujifilm

Photoshop: How I Use Gradient Maps and Blending Modes for Color Work

Adobe Photoshop is a visual cacophony of tools, tools, and more tools. There is seldom just <i>one</i> way to accomplish the look you are after, and …

Photoshop

MIOPS Mobile Uses Your Smartphone as a Camera Trigger

A few days ago MIOPS posted their new project up for funding on Kickstarter, the MIOPS Mobile DSLR/mirrorless camera trigger system. Fundamentally, …

Mobile

Hands On with the Fuji GFX: A medium format camera for pros and mere mortals alike?

Who needs full-frame? That's certainly the attitude from the folks over at Fujifilm as they unveiled their brand new medium format mirrorless system …

Photography

How to Use 1 Natural Light Setup to Create 3 Different Portrait Looks

A Post By: Karen Quist<p>As a portrait photographer, the majority of my work is shot on location. This can be outdoors or in my clients’ homes or places …

How-To's

Comparing The Fujifilm GFX 50S To The Hasselblad X1D | At First Glance

In a way-too-early comparison between the newest medium-format kids on the block, we take a look at the Hasselblad X1D and just announced Fujifilm …

Hasselblad

The Most Confusing Thing About Lightroom

As a photographer and educator, Phil Steele has found there is one fundamental misunderstanding that causes many amateur photographers to get …

Photography