Jack Brookes

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Tips for Pitching Editorial Clients and Landing Gigs

<i>This interview is just one of many from our free, downloadable Guide: Breaking Into Editorial Photography. For more tips, download your copy today,</i> …

Speed Editing a RAW Landscape Photo in 5 Minutes with Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop, Adobe Camera Raw, and/or landscape photography, here’s a video you may find enlightening. Landscape …

How I Add Atmosphere To Some Of My Shots Using Photoshop

A lot of times, what appears to be light effects in my work is actually done in post production, using Photoshop, to enhance or exaggerate existing …

Everything You Need to Know About the JPEG Image Format

One of the more common questions that new photographers ask is, how many pictures can I fit on my memory card? There are two answers to this, the …

The 52 Week Photography and Business Challenge

Remember when I wrote “Dear New Photographer…” a few months ago? One of the big points I emphasized was valuing your photography <i>and business</i> …

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Filmmaker Shares Excellent Tips, Techniques and Concepts for All Visual Storytellers

Filmmaker Richard Michalak has spent over 30 years behind the camera, and in the video above by Hugh Fenton he condenses all of that knowledge into a …

How to Photograph People: 7 Tips for Photographers Who Never Photograph People

No matter what type of photography you specialize in or prefer, at some point you will find yourself having to photograph a human, or multiple …

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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? …

Tutorial: How to Properly Pose Subjects in Every Circumstance

As much as composition, proper exposure, and location can affect how good your subjects look in a photo, posing plays a very crucial and often …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

Why Looking for Light: Jane Bown is the one film you should watch this week – video

Jane Bown, a photographer who was worked for the Observer since 1949, has taken remarkable portraits of artists, politicians, musicians and writers over her career. Here, Andrew Pulver explains why Luke Dodd and Michael Whyte's documentary, which explores Bown's troubled childhood, is worth your …

How to Calculate and Use Hyperfocal Distance for Better Landscape Photography

Hyperfocal distance, much like the “Sunny 16 Rule,” is one of those things that has arguably lost some relevance in the age of digital photography; …

Processing HDR using Lightroom and Photoshop

I do a lot of landscape photography, and with that, I also do use HDR<b>H</b>igh <b>D</b>ynamic <b>R</b>ange photographyto make some of my images. I do my best to keep the …

How to Deal With Blushing Red Skin in Adobe Lightroom

We’ve all experienced it: you’re on a portrait photoshoot sometimes during cold weather and your subject has a skin color that is of a lighter shade. …

Pricing Your Work, Tip #2: Contracts & Negotiating for Photojournalists

Negotiating can be intimidating – and knowing when it’s appropriate to attempt it is crucial in order for photojournalists to stay afloat and …

Are Your Photos Distorted? How to Fix Them With Lens Correction Software

Have you ever noticed, that when you shoot something that seems perfectly symmetrical that when you look at the resultant image, it seems to be …

Tutorials

How To Retouch Your Portraits Like A Pro

Retouching portraits can be a controversial subject, but it is also very often requested of portrait photographers to edit out minor blemishes and …

Tutorials

Getting Started In HDR Landscape Photography

I've been on the fence about HDR for quite sometime now. It's often overdone and over used which is sort of off-putting, but at the same time I …

Setting Your Camera for Ultimate Image Quality

Those of you that have recently joined the mass ranks of photographic enthusiasts will, most probably, not have thought too much about the way you …

How to Reduce Your Depth of Field in Photoshop

If you’re looking to isolate your subject from its environment to create some depth and drama, then reducing your depth of field is an ideal way …

Learn How to Use the Sharpening Tools in Lightroom

There’s no question that Lightroom is a powerful piece of photo processing software, but due to that power sometimes it’s not as easy to wrap our …

Tutorials

A Killer Collection of Adobe LightRoom Tutorials

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Tutorials

How to Get Vibrant Colours in Photos Without Overdoing It

Before digital photography and post production on computers, you picked film for the outcome of image you wanted. For neutral, run of the mill shots …

Add the Model Look to Your Portraits with These Photoshop Tips

Having a “model look” to your portraits is a bit more than just great lighting and using a sharp lens – while you can create stunning, …

Editing Eyes for Portraits that Pop in Adobe Lightroom

While many will tell you that you should do all your eye-retouching and editing in Adobe Photoshop, there is an amazing amount of editing that you …

Exposure Stacking Tutorial in Adobe Photoshop

Exposure stacking is the process of taking multiple photos with different types of lighting and exposure settings, then blending them together into …

Tutorials

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Lightroom

We Forget Everything: A Film About the Preciousness of Photography

Here’s a great short film written and directed by Mumbai-based photographer Martin Prihoda that pays a touching tribute to photography. As he …