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10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

Tutorials

6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

How to Use LAB Color in Photoshop to Add Punch to Your Images

Have you ever wished you could stretch out the color palette of your picture? Or that you could separate colors that looked too flat or close …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

3 Tips to Take Better Landscape Photos Regardless of the Weather

Photographers are a special type of people that usually pay a lot of attention to detail. They’re also known to be patient and perseverant. However, …

Photography

Understanding Composition & Why Not Doing So Is Undermining Your Work

Composition, as a term, stems from the latin for ‘put together.’ It can refer to the action, or strictly as a noun, and it doesn’t solely apply to …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

16 Organizations that Want to Fund Your Photography Project

<i>Update: Download the free guide 22 Organizations That Want to Fund Your Photo Project for updated 2015 due dates, additional grants, scholarships and</i> …

6 Ways to Build Your Photography Business with LinkedIn

Image by Jim Goldstein<p>Today, LinkedIn has over 200 million members, and that number is growing daily. But how can photographers take advantage of …

Scrumptious Recipes Turned Into Colorful Photos of Floating Ingredients

When we think of recipes, more often than not it’s a book or scrap piece of paper, adorned with stains from the ingredients written down on it. …

Handy Infographic is a Useful Social Media Image Size Cheat-Sheet

The folks over at Constant Contact recently put together a handy little infographic that will help you better manage and properly ‘dress up’ your the …

The Best Free Online Photography Courses and Tutorials

Given my interest in lifelong learning and skill-development, I often ask people which new skills they’re looking to learn. The most common response? …

Turn your Instagram photos into View-Master reels with Reelagram

Well before the digital age – before smartphones and tablets became the predominant means of looking at photographs, and before virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

5 Not-So-Obvious Mistakes Photographers Make When Starting a Business and How You Can Avoid Them

When starting your photography business it’s easy to get caught up in how good your portfolio looks, buying new equipment, or how many followers you …

Simple Tutorial Shows You How to Change an Object’s Color in Photoshop

One of the basic Photoshop skills that many beginners want to learn early on is how to change something’s color in one of their images (be that an …

Why You Should Think About Hiring a Photojournalist to Document Your Wedding

“Documentary wedding photography” is a style of photography which a small, but growing, number of couples are turning to for their wedding day. Of …

One Way to Convert Color Images to Black & White in Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro 2

Whether you’re just starting to convert color to black and white or you’ve just never been satisfied with how your previous attempts have turned out, …

Simple And Effective Food Photography Techniques

One of my photography niches is food photography. It started awhile back when a friend asked me if I could shoot for his restaurant. It seems that …

Tutorial: How to Add Realistic Looking Sun Beams To Your Photographs in Post

In this ten minute video created by Glyn Dewis, you’ll get a nice little look at how to add sun rays to any photograph of your choosing by using …

How Photographers Can Create A Well-Rounded Marketing Plan

The internet has done great things to help us market ourselves as photographers, and social media in specific has made it possible for us to reach a …

The Story Behind That Picture - How to Win Photo Competitions

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …

4 Shooting Ideas to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing for Spring

For those of us in the currently storm and snow swept northern latitudes, spring is approaching. It is the season of new life, renewal and of course …

How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images …

Photography