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Are You Making These 7 Mistakes in Landscape Photography?

Ever feel you are not quite nailing it with your landscape photos? Something amiss but you cannot quite work out what it is? The fact is whilst …

Here's One Way To Fix Those Annoying Scratches In Your Door Handles

You’d think car paint would be tougher than fingernails, but you’ve probably also seen these annoying scratches on the doorhandles of your cars. I …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Use Photoshop Layer Masks

Diving deep into Photoshop can seem daunting, but to suit both beginners and more experienced Photoshop users alike, Colin Smith from Photoshop Cafe …

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Using layer masks in Photoshop: Getting started plus 7 tips and tricks for making the most of masks

Layer masks are a big reason why Photoshop is a more powerful and versatile photo editing tool than something like Lightroom. However, with great …

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

Make Your Sky Pop in Photoshop with Two Quick Adjustments

In this tutorial, I will show you a way to enhance your sky quickly and effectively with two adjustment layers that target specifically the blue …

The Most Awesome Photoshop Feature You’re Not Using (and Some Other Cool Tips)

Happy Friday, everybody. I have a little video I made for you today, to talk about a feature Adobe added not long along to Photoshop CC, but I talk …

Tutorials

9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape …

7 Landscape Photos That Will Knock Your Socks Off

If you've been behind the lens for any amount of time, you know that sometimes it's hard to get motivated to go out and shoot.<p>But I've found that the …

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …

Tutorials

Here's how to create a super resolution photo with any camera

We recently tested out the Pentax K-1 II's new hand-held Pixel Shift mode which combines four images to create a 'super resolution' file in-camera …

Tutorials

From My Perspective

The word “perspective” has two definitions. In regard to art, it relates to two-dimensional surfaces where their depth, height and width, when …

Landscape Photography

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

Landscape Photography

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Rip the ivy out of your yard right now. Seriously

Ivy is perfectly picturesque when growing in the English countryside or climbing the hallowed walls of Cambridge.<p>But here in the Pacific Northwest, …

Washington State

For The Past Two Years I’ve Been Learning The Secrets Of Photography And These Are My Results

From the very beginning, I knew I wanted my photos to stand out in an eye-catching and artistic way. So you can imagine my frustration when my photos …

Bananas Could Replace Painkillers and Gatorade

The fruit may prove even more beneficial to athletes than we thought<p>When looking for a post-workout snack, a banana is hard to beat. Rich in …

5 Tips That Will Help You Nail Your Next Timelapse Video

In most cases, surprises are nice—just not when you're shooting timelapses.Timelapses are a lot of fun to shoot and are relatively simple to pull off …

Time-lapse Photography

The 6 Best Apps for Outdoor Adventures

Although I am not an avid proponent for the use of technology while enjoying the outdoors, I believe that these apps will help keep you happy, …

How to Replace a Sky With a Better One Using Photoshop

One of the most useful Photoshop skills you can have is the ability to convincingly replace the sky in an image. This great tutorial will show how to …

Nigel Danson Reveals His Top Secrets for Creative Landscape Photography Composition (VIDEO)

Last Friday we featured a tutorial on using a composition aid known as the “Golden Spiral,” and it turned out to be one of our most popular stories …

Here’s EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Color Correcting Images in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured brief photo retouching tutorials in the past, each explaining one aspect of using Photoshop to adjust the colors of a photograph. In …

17 Cheat Sheets That'll Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder, Around The House

Learn how to decorate, repair, and maintain your house or apartment.

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

How to Blend Two Exposures in Photoshop

Landscape Photography: How To Blend Two Exposures in Photoshop<p>The video below is fairly self-explanatory. Here I demonstrate and narrate how to blend …