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The Phottix Luna II Is The Only Portable Beauty Dish You Need at $80

<i>Beauty Dishes don’t have to be immobile, just look at the Phottix Luna II.</i><p>Phottix has been doing their best to make photographer’s lives easier with …

Portable

A Complete Guide on How to Use Neutral Density Filters

<i>Photo credit: Win Magsino. Taken with NiSi IR ND 1000(3.0) F13, ISO200, 136s.</i><p>If you've never used a neutral density filter before, you're missing out …

Landscape Photography

The power of curves in Photoshop for making precise targeted adjustments to your photographs

Curves are immensely powerful in Adobe Photoshop. You can use them to add pop to your images, but did you know you could also use them to precisely …

Tutorials

How to Find Good Natural Light for Portraits (VIDEO)

As part of his “Good Light: Learning to Write with Light and Shadow” series, photographer Sean Tucker has released this gem of a tutorial. In the …

Photography

Eight Lightroom Tricks for Landscape Photography

Raw processing is quite a detailed procedure and the possibilities are limited only by your knowledge and experience. That means there is always …

Tutorials

Lightroom Classic: High Contrast B&W Tutorial Using The New Profiles

Howdy, gang. I’m back in the saddle and we’re kicking off this week with an Intermediate Level Lightroom Classic tutorial on converting to black and …

Tutorials

10 Lightroom features you may not know about

No matter how well you <i>think</i> you know Adobe Lightroom, this video probably still has something to teach you about Adobe's photo editing and digital …

Tutorials

Lightroom Better | 10 Uncommon Lightroom Features

Bless you, Adobe, for packing every program with more capabilities than any one person will ever be able to know at once. Never a dull moment. Today …

Tutorials

Quick Tips for Posing Women for Portraits

<i>Image courtesy of Sew Trendy Fashion & Accessories</i><p>The tricky thing about creating a beautiful portrait is that there are so many factors involved in …

Photography Accessories

How To Create A Two-Light Setup Using 100% Natural Light

Yes, you read that correctly. A two-light setup (one key-light, one back-light) using nothing but natural light. No bounce, no reflectors, nothing. …

Natural Light

Vanity Fair Style Lighting - 3 Light Setup

Nathan Elson has always loved that kind of Vanity Fair old-school glamour type look so that is exactly what they are creating in the studio.

Photography

Low Key Rembrandt Lighting Tutorial

Ready for a crash course in art history? Believe it or not, knowing a thing or two about the sculptors and painters of the past often proves to be …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Edit Landscape Photos

Let's face it - there are a <i>ton</i> of factors involved in creating a beautiful landscape photo.<p>You need great light, a solid composition, the right gear, …

Tutorials

How to Create a Film Look for Your Photos From Scratch in Lightroom

The film look is currently enjoying a resurgence, and with that have come many preset packs and the like. While some of those are great, practicing …

Tutorials

Sharpening with a High Pass

Hey hey! Welcome to #TravelTuesday, right here on <i>Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider</i>. I’m Dave Williams, I’m here every Tuesday, and today I’m coming at …

Tutorials

How to Balance Ambient Light and Flash in Your Strobe-Lit Photos

When you're first starting out with flash photography, one of the most fundamental skills you'll need is the ability to balance ambient and flash …

Shutter Speed

Photoshop Tips | How To Reduce Noise In Photoshop

We can’t all have state of the art, top of the line cameras that can take a clean shot at ISO one trillion, but most of us have access to Adobe’s …

Tutorials

Follow These 10 Yogis On YouTube If You Want To Take Your Practice To The Next Level

If you've been bitten by the yoga bug, then you probably hate the thought of going a single day without rolling out your mat, even if it's just for a …

Yoga

How to Shoot Gorgeous Portraits and Headshots in Natural Light for Next to Nothing (VIDEO)

Getting started running a portrait photography or headshot business can be intimidating for some photographers because it may seem like you need to …

Photography

Everything You Need to Know About Levels in Photoshop

In Photoshop, both the levels and curves adjustment layers allow you to control the tone of your image. So which should you use? I'm a curves man …

Tutorials

Cokin vs Lee vs Nisi vs Formatt Hitech Firecrest Filter holders and Filters Review

<i>Cokin, Lee, Nisi and Firecrest photography filter holders and filter reviews and why I changed to the Formatt Hitech Firecrest range.</i><p><i>This is an</i> …

Landscape Photography

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

Tutorials

Eight Lightroom Tips for Power Users

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Adobe Lightroom is a super digital …

Lightroom

Photoshop Trick to Reduce Noise in Low Light Photos

Are you looking to clean up your noisy images and prevent the grain from ruining your future pictures? The Koldunov brothers have shared a method to …

Tutorials

Add Depth and Drama to Landscape Photos Using Lightroom

Here’s a 24-minute video from Andrew Marr that looks at how he adds depth and drama to landscape photos during post-processing in Adobe Lightroom.<p>The …

Tutorials

Making a frame-worthy photo: 10 steps for retouching your image for printing

As part of their third season of Shooting Stories That Sell, SLR Lounge has released a free video showing off ten steps to retouch your images for …

Photography

Isn’t It Time You Created a Photography Website to Showcase Your Work? Here’s How (VIDEO)

You’ve no doubt noticed that virtually every professional photographer on the planet has a website to showcase his or her work. But a strong online …

Photography

Sharpen Images and Get Rid of Halos in Photoshop

Have you ever edited and sharpened a photograph you wanted to print or post online only to have halos around the edges? Have you ever wanted to know …

Tutorials

Heart disease risk may show in your earlobes, eyes, fingers

The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external sign to the owner.<p>In the West, where one in four people die of cardiovascular disease, the importance of keeping the heart in good working order is hard to overstate. Sadly, the first …

Medical Research

How to Tell a Story Through Your Photos: 6 Photographers Share Their Tips and Experiences

“Every Picture Tells a Story.” You’ve no doubt heard Rod Stewart’s song, but, as you head out the door with your camera, do you ever stop to mull …

New York City