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How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

Sharpening in Lightroom: Make the Most Out of the Detail Panel

Adobe Lightroom was a pretty slick piece of software to begin with, but over the past several updates it has become an incredibly powerful tool for …

Inverting Your Photo in Photoshop for Natural Color Correction

There are plenty of ways you can color correct an image, but here’s a technique you might not have learned before. this technique from In this …

Video tutorial: how to make a double exposure in Photoshop

Youtube user Eye Stocker makes a lot of useful Photoshop tutorials and we found this one in particular to be valuable. Even if you are not …

Check Out this Helpful Tutorial Covering the Basics of How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

One of the best things about Photoshop is that it helps us sharpen images which, for whatever reason, might look softer than we hoped when we shot …

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

Using Nondestructive Editing To Avoid Making Permanent Commitments While Editing In Photoshop

Being able to preserve the ability to alter any of the edits you have already made while working on a photo is critical to ensuring that you are able …

Get Started in Panorama Photography and Learn How to Shoot, Edit and Share Your Images (VIDEO)

Panoramic images have a unique impact all their own, and the video below will help you get started shooting dramatic panoramas with your DSLR. And …

How to Photograph Lightning: Helpful Tips for Nailing the Shot

Lightning is an amazing subject to try and photograph. Dazzling. Unpredictable. Fulfilling. I’ve been documenting the long arm of Zeus for more than …

Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I'd say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?I mean, that's not to take anything away from portraiture or …

Landscape Photography

Here Are Some of the Best Ways to Sharpen Your Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Everyone want nice crisp images, right? But there’s a difference between “crisp” and “crispy” as you’ll learn in the video below. Photoshop offers a …

11 Tips to Master Autofocus and Increase Your Hit Rate

I’m a firm believer that photography is a game of inches. So today I’ll share with you what I’ve learned about mastering autofocus shooting in a …

Cameras

Saturation Vs. Vibrance: The Tips You Need to Know

When I first learned Photoshop, the saturation adjustment was one of the first tools I used.Why?Well, to put it simply, I already knew what …

Tutorials

Master Motion Blur in Street Photography

Canon EOS 5D Mark III; 24mm/ƒ/3.2/1/6s/ISO 200. Photo by Ollie Nord.<p>Canon EOS 6D; 24mm/ƒ/11.0/1/15s/ISO 400. Photo by Ryan Millier.<p><b>Gear</b><br>Before you go …

Applying Extreme Sharpening in Photoshop

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers</b>High Pass sharpening is sometimes called “extreme sharpening,” and that’s really a …

Tutorials

Creating a Signature Watermark with Adobe Photoshop CC

I wrote a Tutorial for this over a year ago and I’ve been humbled by the response. It’s time to update the article with the new and improved tools …

Tutorials

6 Methods to Create an HDR Image

Over the years, different software solutions for creating an HDR image from a set of source exposures have emerged. First, it was Photomatix and …

Tutorials

Advanced Color Correction in Lightroom Using the Color Tab

You probably know the Vibrance and Saturation sliders that let you control colors in Lightroom. These controls do a great job of equalizing the …

Tutorials

Photoshop Blending Modes – What They Do and How to Use Them

Layers and the blending of layers is the defining characteristics of Photoshop. Stacking different layers on top of each other and blending them …

Tutorials

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

Photoshop tips - making your images pop - soft-light layer - Tangents

Photoshop tips – making your images pop – soft-light layer<p>As much as I am a firm believer in getting it as close as possible in camera, by using …

Tutorials

Create a Lebanese Inspired, Printable Placemat for Kids in Adobe Illustrator

Mealtime should be a fun time for the young, whether they are in a restaurant, at home, or any place they are eating. So what better way to entertain …

The Secret of Perfect Color in Your Photography

My neighbor placed a 20-page photo album on the counter and opened the first page for me. Staring back at me was the first photo, her little boy …

How to Use the Text Tool in Photoshop

There are many reasons that you might want to add words over your images. Text on photos makes great promotional items such as postcards; you can …

How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces

It's amazing how adding just a little bit of shadows can drastically improve the depth of your photographs. Contouring faces is a little trick that …

Tips for Retouching a Night Photograph using Lightroom

I will show you an experience I had of shooting in the middle of the night after sunset without a tripod. Many monuments don’t allow you to shoot …

Fix Bad Photo Exposures With One Click in Lightroom

We've all taken what would be an awesome photo and had to edit the exposure afterward. Sometimes it even happens with multiple photos. Instead of …

Non-Destructive Layer Masking in Photoshop

Non-destructive editing techniques are vitally important in Photoshop to ensure maximum flexibility and efficiency. If you edit your images …

Tutorials

Another Useful Lightroom Feature You Probably Did Not Know Existed

I feel like I'm constantly hearing about new shortcuts in Lightroom that make my workflow increasingly painless. This is one that's been around for a …

Upright! Perspective Correction in Lightroom 5

What is Upright?<p>The Upright feature in Lightroom 5 is a great set of easy-to-use tools for correcting perspective (you know, those pesky converging …