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10 Places You Can Get Photography Freebies

Photography can get to be an expensive hobby pretty quickly. The software, the lenses, the bag you just had to have… not to mention the actual …

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …

Toasted Almond Scones

I generally gravitate towards scones that have fruit in them, whether it is fresh or dried fruit, because I like the sweetness that you get from it …

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I recently saw a recipe for herb dinner rolls on my friend Marjie’s site which inspired me to make these rolls. I used my Mom’s Dinner Roll recipe …

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We had friends come over to our new house for dinner and I wanted to make a batch of fresh dinner rolls to go with our meal. I used my Whole Wheat …

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

3 Quick Fixes To Have You Shooting Sharp Photos Without Having To Buy New Gear

There are endless reasons why your photos aren't turning out as sharp as you want them to. While missed focus and “soft” photos can be a result of …

How To Save Family Photos, Movies, And Memories

Losing all of the photos from your son’s third birthday sucks. How will future generations ever know if the tail was successfully pinned on the …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

My Lightroom Post-Production Workflow After a Day Behind the Lens

This post is a basic rundown of how things work behind my lens, after a big day of shooting. In this case, it’s mountain biking. However, whether …

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How to Use the Local Adjustments Tools Inside Lightroom

Whenever you take a photo, no matter what the subject, it would be extremely unusual if it couldn’t be improved in some way by making local …

Laura's Lemon Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"Try this recipe for lemon and dill flavored roasted potatoes that fit perfectly into a Mediterranean or Greek menu."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup canola oil<p>1/2 …

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

I found this pizza recipe over at the Live for Pizza blog. I want to thank Tim for allowing me to use his Bacon and Egg Breakfast Pizza recipe right …

That ‘Most Used Cameras’ Stat Sharing Sites Like Promoting is Full of Holes

“There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.”<br>– Mark Twain<p>I react one of two ways when a “shocking” statistic or graph about the photo industry is …

How to Use Your Camera's Self-Timer Instead of a Remote Shutter Release

Self Timer to the Rescue!<p>When I tried to buy a remote for my D800 I was staggered that a genuine Nikon one would cost me over £100. I could buy a …

This Clever DIY Platform Lets You Take Pictures Over Fences

Hobbyist photographer and motor racing fan Carlo Bingen was at a race at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium yesterday when he cane across …

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5 Simple Ways to Become a Better Photographer

As professional photographers and videographers, we are constantly striving to stay ahead of the game doing the best we can and give our clients the …

Lighting 101: Light Qualities

You are watching a free tutorial from Lighting 101.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR Lounge Store.<p>X<p>The …

9 Best Travel Tripods: What’s the best tripod? The one you take with you!

It’s a lot easier to shoot sharp handheld pictures nowadays with the latest crop of digital cameras delivering commendable imaging performance at …

Using Histograms in Photography

The trick with taking pictures is getting the exposure correct. The exposure is a product of the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. How can you tell …

Why You Should Do Photo Projects More Often

Photo stories and photo projects are extremely helpful in acquiring experience and credibility for yourself as a photographer. I've discussed 365/52 …

How a 28mm 1.8G Prime Fits Into Your Photography

This past fall, I purchased Nikon's 28mm 1.8G at the suggestion of another photographer friend. As I have enjoyed the 85mm and 50mm 1.8G primes, the …

Camera Modes Explained

If you’re just learning about your camera, then chances are you’ve taken a look at the top of your camera only to become immediately confused. …

Sensor-shift image-stabilisation system: What is it and how does it work?

In this article, we look at the Sensor-shift image-stabilisation system, providing a guide to what it is for, and how it works<p>Perhaps the biggest …

Lightroom CC Gem: You Can Now ‘Add to Collection’ When Importing Photos

Adobe Lightroom CC/6 has been a hot topic in the photo community ever since it was announced a week ago. Although most discussions have focused on …

What’s your favorite f-stop?

When I was a photo student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, we had a parade of photography legends come through and speak. But the …

Total Creative Control: How to Use Virtual Copies to Fork and Stack Images in Lightroom

The dozens of sliders in Lightroom allow for a limitless number of combinations of visual styles, but it can be hard to correct, adjust, and build up …

Lightroom CC’s New Brush Feature For The Graduated Filter

My name is Brian Matiash and I am a working photographer and author based in Portland, OR. I specialize in landscape & travel photography and have …

5 Photoshop Layer Mask Tricks - Video Tutorial

Photoshop has many features that can make photo editing both non-destructive and creative. Using Layer masks is one such feature. Masks can also be …

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How to Improve Your Photography on a Low Budget

Let’s be honest, photography has never been cheap, in the pre-digital age we needed to buy and process film and ironically the free digital era …