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How to Mask Anything in a Snap Using Lightroom’s Auto Masking

Lightroom’s Auto Mask feature lets you intelligently target edit towards specific portions of photos. While the standard tool is useful, there are …

Tutorials

Here's how to tell if your iPhone needs a new battery

If your iPhone is older than about 18 months, then there's a chance that the battery is already worn.<p><i>Video: WWDC 2018: How Apple plans to break</i> …

Mobile Technology

How To Cuts Gels and Mount Them on Light Modifiers

This is how our friend Felix Kunze uses gels to achieve subtle color effects in photography. He wanted to show how he cuts gels and mount them on …

Photography

How to Shoot Your Best Milky Way Image

In this video, photographer Saurav Sinha shares how to capture stunning Milky Way images. Astrophotography can be a lot of fun, but it comes with its …

Landscape Photography

How to set exposure when shooting video

Have you experienced frustration when using your camera to shoot video? Confused about T-stops, ND filters, and the right shutter speed to use? This …

Shutter Speed

How to Shoot Corporate Headshot Photography

One of the jobs you will find yourself doing as a portrait photographer is <b>Corporate Headshots</b>. This isn't usually glamorous work. You often only have …

Photography

This Video Trick Will Make Your Time-lapses Look Better

Time-lapses are an easy way to add spice to your video productions, but sometimes parts of your scene look awful when displayed over long periods of …

Videography

How to Make Your Own Profiles for Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom

Earlier this month, Adobe released an update that massively revamped its Camera Profiles, renaming the feature Profiles. In addition to 6 new Adobe …

Master Your Wide-Angle Lens Photography

One of the best things about a wide-angle lens is that it allows you to get gorgeous, sweeping views of a landscape.<p>With other lenses, it's difficult …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Learn How to Create Paper Cut Effect with this Photoshop Tutorial

Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and …

MIOPS Splash is a Water Drop Kit for Perfect Splash Photos

Camera trigger manufacturer MIOPS has announced the new MIOPS Splash, a water drop kit that helps photographers consistently capture picture-perfect …

Photoshop Tips: Turn Daytime Photos Into Night Scenes with 3 Simple Steps (VIDEO)

Everyone familiar with the classic Francoise Truffaut film “Day for Night” knows that cinematographers have a technique for shooting outdoors in …

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

There are many ways to change the color of an object in Photoshop, but in certain instances, these methods fall short of accomplishing your goal. …

Loupedeck

<b>Pros</b><p>Allows for multiple simultaneous adjustments. Clearly labeled controls. Some buttons can be customized.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Large preset collections cause …

Tutorials

Beginner’s Guide to Instagram Marketing

If you’ve read our basic primer on Instagram and have decided you’re ready to use it as one of your marketing tools, this is the guide you want to …

How to Turn Instagram Into a Second Career: One Photographer’s Story

I was pretty sure I wanted to talk with Eric Ward when I saw his iPhone pictures at various sites around the Web. I was <i>absolutely</i> sure when I read, …

Mobile Photography

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

These days, it seems like every card-carrying millennial has cut the cord and embraced the cable-free lifestyle. At first, it seems fun and exciting. …

Smart TV

How to Shoot and Edit Beer Can Photos

Here’s a 6-minute video from Andrew Mikhaylov that looks at how you can easily shoot beer can photos using 4 light sources for that signatory …

Otter app transcribes conversations like it's no big deal

Anyone who's ever transcribed an audio interview into text knows what a painfully slow process that is. But with the new Otter app, created by a …

Otters

NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

Posters

Meet Billy, the Lightest Tripod from 3 Legged Thing

Everyone, meet Billy. On second thought, you probably already know him. After all, who doesn’t know Billy? You know, spiky blonde hair, attitude, MTV …

The Kinky French Film That Puts ‘Fifty Shades’ to Shame

Filmmaker François Ozon’s (‘Swimming Pool’) latest pushes the sexual envelope in ways few American films do.<p>Following a brief opening credits …

Swimming Pools

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Alexa

Home improvement made easy: Five ways to find a wall stud

Looking to hang something on your wall? You’ll need to find a stud (and not the kind with broad shoulders and a square jaw). Studs are vertical …

Home Improvement

How to Use a Light Meter | Fundamentals To Improve Your Photography

One of the last pieces of equipment newer photographers tend to think about getting is a dedicated light meter. In this digital age, dedicated light …

Top Things to Improve On Now That You Are a Professional Photographer

So you’ve turned pro and have greatly improved your skills. In addition, you’ve managed to add a lot of interesting and enticing entries in your …

How to Photograph Perfume Bottles with a Single Speedlight

High-end product photography can be done with fewer resources than many might think if you add creativity and careful execution. Here’s a 7-minute …

What’s a mirrorless camera and what makes it different from a DSLR?

What is a mirrorless camera and what sets it apart from the likes of DSLR cameras? If you’re new to the world of interchangeable lens cameras, you …

Cameras