Jamie Errig

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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 …

The Basics of Photography: B for Bokeh

A while ago we started our new educational series covering the basic terms of photography. The letter ‘A’ covered the term ‘Aperture’, and today we …

Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image …

Exposure

1<p>The Exposure Triangle<p><b>ISO Speed</b> is how sensitive your camera’s sensor is to light, each value of the rating represents a “stop” of light, and each …

Metering Modes

1<p>Why is this so important?<p>So you can accurately represent the image by capturing all the exciting details, colors, shadows and textures. I’m sure by …

How to Shoot HDR Photos

Post processing is only one part of HDR photography. To get great looking HDR images, you not only have to know the editing process, but also how to …

12 Tips to Maintain a Camera

Digital cameras, like most electronic devices, need extra care when being handled. They have sensitive parts that can be damaged by improper …

Make Your Watermark Unobtrusive by Blending It Into Your Photos

Watermarks are a popular way of “signing” photographs and deterring theft, but having a giant logo overlaid on your images can ruin the viewing …

The Best Budget Camera Lenses for Your DSLR and Mirrorless Camera

If you’re shopping for a new lens of some sort, you’ve come to just the right place. As per the results of my recent reader polls, here is a list of …

How ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture All Relate to One Another

Here it is: the one chart you’ll ever need to understand shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. It will help you to create better black and white photos, …

A Simple Workflow for RAW Processing

In a previous article I discussed 7 reasons to shoot RAW. If you are looking for the most flexibility and the best image quality you can squeeze from …

Tutorials

Five Things I Learned With My First SLR

Purchasing my first digital SLR was an incredible time for me. I had seen the many beautiful photos that were possible with interchangeable lenses, …

Cameras

Beach Photography Tips

1<p>Capture Enjoyment<p>Being on the beach is all about fun, so make sure you capture the enjoyment. Get your friends or family to run on the sand; set the …

How to Take Pictures of a Sunrise

Waking up to photograph the sunrise isn’t the only hard thing about capturing the sun, there are plenty of technical details that photographers must …

Create Stunning Coastal Landscapes with These 7 Tips

Are you on your way to the coast for some stunning landscapes? Consider the following tips before your next beach photography adventure:<p>1. <b>Try</b> …

How to Handle Exposure in Sunrise & Sunset Photos

There’s nothing better for a photographer than a beautiful sunrise or sunset, the colors of the sky combined with the landscape or cityscape create …

Landscape Photography

Newborn Photography Tips

Did you know that a newborn is probably the easiest subject to photograph? That you don’t have to be Anne Geddes to take truly beautiful photos of …

Shooting at Shadows: The Secrets to Great Silhouettes

<i>This is a guest post by Phil Hill, a travel photographer from the UK based in Australia. You can see more of Phil's great work at his travel</i> …

Understanding the Limits of Autofocus on Digital Cameras

Automatic focus (AF) has come a long way in modern cameras. Leica came out with some of the first patents for AF back in the mid-1970s and some of …

Cameras

Getting off Auto - Manual, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes explained

You may have heard that once you get a DSLR you need to learn to shoot in manual and only ever use that mode. That if you are using the Aperture or …

How To Improve an Image with 2 Steps in Photoshop Using Screen Mode

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ Today I want to share a very simple way for improving a photo without having to change the exposure. I use this method …

Tutorials