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50 Things You Need to Remember When Shooting a Landscape Photograph

Landscape is one of the great tests of the photographer. It's also one of the most enjoyable hobbies that anybody can take up. But there is a lot to …

How to Make a Portrait Look Like Wet Plate Collodion Using Photoshop

Love the look of wet plate collodion photographs? Did you know you can give any digital photo that same look using Photoshop? It’s a technique that …

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 …

Ryan Brenizer Talks Lighting Tips For Wedding Photographers

Ryan Brenizer is famous for his shallow depth of field panoramas known as the Brenizer method. In addition to this, he has photographed presidents, …

How To Digitally Blend a Single RAW file by Jimmy McIntyre

Digital blending is a technique by which you blend selected regions of one photo with regions from another photo to combine the best aspects of both …

11 Pro Tips for Composing your Photos – with Ian Plant

Photographic composition - we all know the rules, right? And we all know that the first thing you learn is the Rule of Thirds. Well, here's a talk by …

Photography

My Workflow For Natural-Looking HDR Photos

High Dynamic Range imaging (HDR) has a bit of a bad rap, as it’s been widely abused to create surreal, overprocessed, highly saturated images that do …

Photoshop: Technique for Manual Blending

Here is a quick and easy Photoshop technique for creating a layer mask to separate the sea and sky from the ground in landscape photos. This …

4 Non-Destructive Dodge & Burn Techniques by Photoshop Masters

In Photoshop, there are many different techniques to dodge and burn an image. You may know the Dodge and the Burn tools that let you work directly on …

44 Tips to Improve Your Photography

<i>In this article, New York-based photographer Todd Vorenkamp shares 44 helpful tips you can use to improve the quality of your photography.</i><p><b>1. Shoot</b> …

Landscape Photography

Photography SEO and Web Marketing Workshop: Link Building Strategies

5 Speedlight Flash Modifiers You Wish You Had

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

How to Create and Use Luminosity Masks in Adobe Photoshop

Luminosity masks are selections created from the various levels of brightness found in an image. These can then be used to easily target an image's …

Photoshop

The 10 Most Underrated Films of All Time According to Science*

*Science = my opinion.<p><b>Empire Records (1995)</b><p>This movie opened to terrible reviews, but has since become a cult classic, so if you haven't seen it, consider this is your wake-up call. Centering around one epic day at a record store (#RexManningDay), each character brings something different to the …

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The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

The Ultimate Guide for Creating an Efficient and Effective Lightroom Workflow

When diving into Lightroom, trying to set up a workflow can be a daunting task. Even once you have one in place, trying to stay consistent with it …

Top Free Lightroom Presets

Tutorial: Short, Sweet Workflow for Editing Street Photography in Lightroom 5

When it comes to street photography, much of the aesthetic appeal is the limited editing that usually takes place (or doesn’t take place, I guess), …

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

How to Create a Portrait Mask Illusion With Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create an eye-catching portrait illusion. This tutorial covers the simple techniques that I used to create a …

6 Lighting Tutorials from Joe McNally

At the time of writing this post it is a gorgeous spring day and I have no doubt our readers are out shooting and enjoying it. If you have opted to …

Photographers

How to Photograph the Milky Way

Many travel and landscape photographers, including myself, try to avoid shooting scenery with a clear blue sky. As much as we like seeing puffy or …

Intimate Black and White Portraits of Exotic Animals in Captivity

It’s been a very news heavy couple of days, with much of the news being depressing or controversial at that. So if you need a break from all the …

A Printer That Develops Your iPhone Pics Into Lasting Polaroids

Previously on Kickstarter and finally available for order, the Impossible Lab is an analog gadget that lets you print Polaroids from your iPhone. It’s brilliant. Here’s why.<p>There are plenty of ways to turn an iPhone picture into a Polaroid-like print, from online services like Moo to portable Wi-Fi …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

What Is The Difference Between a Parabolic Reflector, a Beauty Dish, and an Octobox?

When it comes to shaping the light sources photographers use, there are a lot of modifiers available. Each lighting modifier has it's own …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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Apple: Here Are 250 OS X Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Know About

If you’re a Mac newbie or seasoned Mac veteran, keyboard shortcuts play a major role in making our workflow easier. Everybody knows some of the …

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