David Peck

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Photoshop Trick: How to Swap a Photo Background Using Only Blend Modes

Here’a neat trick for you Photoshop lovers out there. If you’ve shot a subject in front of a gray background, you can actually swap that gray …

Take Great Wildlife Photographs by NOT Making These Image-Killing Mistakes (VIDEO)

We often turn to Chelsea and Tony Northrup for great tips on things you can do to improve your photography. The video below takes the opposite …

Is it important to have your photographic style, and how you can develop it

Would you say you have a recognizable photographic style? Do you think it’s even important to have it? This is the topic I’ve been thinking about a …

Creative Lighting Ideas for Portrait Photography

Small working space doesn’t mean that you have to be limited creatively. As a matter of fact, a lack of space or tools means you need to be more …

Shutter Speed

Street Photography & The Art of Composition – 30 Majestic Photographs (Part 7)

<b>Street Photography</b> may have been attacked on appreciated from all directions and one would easily come to a conclusion that the length and breadth of …

Street Photography

How to Shoot Great Portraits in Tiny Spaces

Don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t have many options because you’re shooting in an attic or under the stairs. In an environment with barely …

Photography

Photo editing masterclass: How to reduce image noise in your photos

<b>Photoshop expert Martin Evening explains how to reduce image noise</b><p>This photograph by Helena Cowell captures the beauty of the soft late-evening light …

Macro Photography: 4 Tutorials Full of Tips & Tricks

Photography can show us a new perspective of the world, and no genre does this better than macro photography. If you’re new to macro photography, it …

Macro Photography

Turn a “Bad” Raw File into an Awesome Image with These Simple Lightroom Tips (VIDEO)

The Swiss photographer known as “Yuri Fineart” specializes in shooting landscapes and he offers weekly tutorials on using Lightroom to improve all …

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

Watch This Tutorial on Mastering Photoshop’s Powerful Transform Tool and You'll Use it Every Day (VIDEO)

The Transform tool is one of Photoshop’s most powerful weapons, allowing you to move and change the dimensions of just about any object. In the video …

Simplifying posing for beginners: How to build/tweak poses

Finally! A Monitor that Displays Colors Correctly!

My colleagues at Photofocus have heard me and seen me say some very choice words during a time, not so long ago, when I had a monitor that wouldn’t …

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …

Working with Models: A Beginner’s Guide

Running a shoot from start to finish can be pretty demanding—working with creative staff, managing your camera, adjusting settings, directing, and …

12 crazy concept cars already unveiled in 2017

Concept cars allow automakers to experiment with new designs without worrying about sales and, often, practicality. It's a way for companies to experiment with the future of mobility and figure out which features to incorporate in production cars of the future.<p>Scroll down to see the wildest …

Volkswagen

Unlock the Hidden Power of Lightroom with These Quick Tips from Anthony Morganti (VIDEO)

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful and widely used tool, but like other comprehensive editing applications it has some hidden features that are unfamiliar …

Tutorials

How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

<b>Remove the bloatware (pre-installed apps) from your Android device</b> that are already pre-installed in your device by the device manufacturer. Use the …

Learn to build stellar Android apps by completing 14 projects in this hands-on training (91% off)

There’s no substitute for genuine hands-on experience. So if you’re looking to build cool new apps, the best way to learn is by doing just that with this Complete Android Developer course package. Right now, you can lock in this bundle of over 230 lectures and more than 31 hours of content for just …

Reminder: Pre-Order Pocket Tripod PRO

Just a quick reminder for our readers that there is till time to pre-order the Pocket Tripod PRO in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>If you pre-order …

Active Graphics: Part 1 | Advanced Photoshop - Free Photoshop Tutorials & Online Resources

<b>Thanks go out to Adam Smith for this tutorial. See more at www.advancedphotoshop.co.uk/user/Adam.</b><p>Step 1: Cut out<p>Open the ‘iStock_000012456595X’ model …

Portrait Photo Basics: 25 Failproof Portrait Poses for Women

Shoulders back and down, neck out and forward, fingers in the pocket. Higher shoulder pushed back slightly to even out the look of the posture. …

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

Photography

Photoshop is hard to learn. Adobe thinks artificial intelligence can help

A teary-eyed Mala Sharma felt vindicated as she stood outside a school for impoverished children in India. A student had snatched the Adobe Systems executive's iPad and had a go with the company's simplest video editing program. He nailed it, creating a quick video that Sharma said amused his …

Master Your Portraits In Lightroom Like A Pro

By default, we are used to Photoshop doing the heavy lifting, with all sorts of techniques and tricks being used. However, Lightroom is a tool that …

Stop Searching The Net. We've Got ALL The Photography You Need Here

Toad Hollow's Photography Links Roundup Is Here!<p>As another week rolls past us in the world of photography, here we find Toad Hollow Photography …

Video: A Simple Visual Explanation of Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO

If you need a simple, straight-forward explanation of how the digital camera captures photos, look no further. This creative little animation by …

Watch: 10 Useful Photoshop Techniques Everyone Needs To Know

<i>“Color range on Live Mask.”</i><p><b>Web designer</b> Nathaniel Dodson of YouTube channel tutvid has created a video that features some of the powerful techniques …

Tutorials

Why you should not delete images on your memory card using your camera

As many of you know, I spent many years of my life as Director of Marketing at Lexar dealing with the ins and outs of the memory card business. And …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …