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The Ultimate List of Keyboard Shortcuts for Lightroom

Photographers look to maximize the amount of time they spend behind the camera and minimize the amount of time spent in post-processing. But time …

14 Fabulous Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

Freebie Friday has a nice ring to it, right? It would have made for a compelling title but we didn't want to keep you waiting till Friday for your …

Do You Really Know How To Break the Rule of Thirds?

For some people, the rule of thirds has been a standard guide of good composition. Diligently following this rule has led many to great results. I …

Nikkor 35mm f1.8G ED review - affordable full-frame prime lens!

The Nikkor 35mm f1.8G ED fills the last gap in Nikon's 35mm line-up: a lens designed for full-frame DSLRs, but pitched at a more affordable …

Interview With Australian Fine Art Photographer and Digital Artist Alexia Sinclair

About 5 years ago, when I was still in my Photography college in Australia, our teachers would regularly introduce us to the new and noteworthy …

Organizing Images in Lightroom 5

How to Get Published in Fashion Magazines - Virtual Photography Studio - Photography Business Resources for photographers

<i>Guest Post By Lindsay Adler</i><p><i>Photos courtesy of Lindsay Adler</i><p>One of the most common questions I am asked is, how do you get published in fashion …

Useful Photography Tip #83: The Secrets Behind Making Your Images Look Sharper

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Check them out here.</i><p>We recently received an email asking us about how we get our images to look expertly …

10 Things You Should Know About the Crop Tool

While the Crop Tool is one of Photoshop's most-basic tools, you might find that there is more to this tool than you might know. In this tutorial, we …

Tutorials

The Three Rules of Noise Reduction

One of the main problems of any HDR workflow that involves tone-mapping is noise. The most widely used tone-mapping operators are based on local …

Kirsty Mitchell Reveals Her Latest Masterpiece in 'Wonderland'

As a member of the Photoshop team, I am lucky to experience incredible digital photography on a daily basis that involves thousands of …

How to Capture a Silhouette

Photography is not so much about taking pictures as it is about creating art from within the known universe. Unlike traditional forms of expression …

Shutter Speed

Interesting Photo of the Day: Invisible Girl

Throughout photography’s history, mirrors have often been used to create spooky or magical effects. In the age of Photoshop, it can be difficult to …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Landscape Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography

4 Tips for a Perfect White Background in High Key Photography author Tony Northrup shows us some tips for making that white background, white!

Last year's midrange NEX for $50 less.

<b>This review was published on November 26, 2013. Since then, this product may have been discontinued or replaced. Pricing and availability may differ</b> …

Tutorial: How to Capture a Long Exposure Portrait

I met Julia in the year 2000, and that’s when our photo journey began. I constantly thought about how cool it would be, to not be tied to a workplace …

9 photography accessories you never knew you needed

We probably don't need to tell you to buy a tripod, but here are a few clever gadgets and accessories you might not have thought about...<p>1. Bluetrack …

Fantasy-Inspired Portraits of Beautifully Surreal Women

New York-based photographer Zhang Jingna (aka zemotion) has embarked on a year-long project known as <i>Motherland Chronicles</i>, in collaboration with California-based illustrator Tobias Kwan (tobiee), that features a number of stunning portraits of women in elaborate costumes. Inspired by photographers …

Touching Photo Album of Man Finding His Dog in Tornado Wreckage

When a tornado touched down in Illinois earlier this week, it hit the city of Washington hardest of all, leaving devastation in its path. But out of …

Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Black & White Photography

How to Light Two Surfaces with One Light Source: Portraits

Shooting portraits with hard light is something photographers are generally taught to flee from—“Always use softboxes in studio sessions, and only …

Using Light Shaping Tools to Create Realistic Ambient Light for Outdoor Portraits

Although sunny days are great for getting out of the house and enjoying the outdoors, they’re not always the best days for shooting as the high …

Smoke Photography Photoshop Tutorial

Although you may have learned to capture smoke photography, it often doesn’t really come to life until you make a few finishing touches in …

Tutorials

How to Use Converging Lines to Enhance Your Photography

This is the last in our series of posts on working with lines in photography which we highly recommend you check out. When framing a landscape shot …

Are Sensors Made With Graphene the Future of Photography?

We’ve known that Graphene is the 21st century super material since research on it won two physicists the Nobel Prize in 2010. Now, it seems the nano …

How to Create an Estimate for Corporate Photography Jobs

It seems there was a golden age of corporate photography in the 80s and early 90s when corporations were flush with cash and photographers flew …