Jeriel Reyes De Silos

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How to Find the Best Lightroom Preset for an Image

If you have acquired some preset collections, it may not be easy to find the right preset for a given image. Usually, you will start at the top of …

Cropping Tips & Techniques

<b>Does “one size fits all” really make sense?</b> I know I’ve made the mistake of buying a garment that claims to be OSFA only to find that it sure as heck …

Landscape Photography

How to Fix White Balance in Photoshop by Finding a 50% Gray Point

Here’s a great 2-minute video tutorial that teaches a technique for fixing white balance in Photoshop. The basic idea is that you can locate a 50% …

Effective Photographic Strategies for Mixed Lighting

Mixed lighting can be one of the most challenging situations for any photographer. It can happen at a venue, in the studio, or even outside using …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

7 Photography Cliches That Are Still Fricken Awesome!

What follows is a collection of photographs consisting of concepts and subjects you’ve no doubt seen thousands of times over, concepts and subjects …

7 Suggestions that Will Improve Your Low Light Photography

Have you ever tried to take a photo in a dimly lit situation only to have it come out as a grainy, blurry, discolored mass of pixels? And to make …

10 Tips and Tricks to Hack Your New 500px Account

<i>Eric Paré is a Montreal-based 360° light-painting+stop-motion photographer, bullet-time expert, filmmaker, and yoga & travel addict. He’s also a</i> …

Photography

How to Easily Create a Tasteful HDR Image Using Photoshop

A lot of people associated HDR with over-processed, surreal images. This is not always the case. Shooting HDR can be very useful in different …

6 Life Lessons That Can Make You a Better Photographer

Photography can’t be all f-stops and shutter speeds; megapixels and frames per second shouldn't dominate your thought process each time you reach for …

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Landscape Photography

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> …

Digital Photographer

Photography

What it Takes to Go Pro - Lessons from 10 Professional Photographers

I asked 10 experienced professional photographers to reflect on the early days of their careers – from finding their first clients, to marketing …

Avoidable Photographic Errors

Gratuitous header image.<p>Rule number one: there are no rules. A ‘mistake’ may not necessarily be a mistake if it helps convey the message or story or …

Backyard Macro Photography Safari

Tips for improving your Macro photography by taking a backyard macro photography safari. We tell you what equipment to take and give you a few tips …

Creative Ways toPhotograph FlowersIn Your Home

For many of you, the harshness of winter has finally come to a close. (Yay!)<p>In its place you now have the beauty of spring, which means flowers are</i> …

The Magic of Photoshop’s Content Aware Tools (And Practical Examples of How to Use It)

Despite the fanfare over the introduction of content aware tools in Photoshop CS5, its predecessor, CS4 introduced the first real content aware tool …

Why Adding These 5 Types of Lenses to Your Kit Can Make a Difference to Your Photography

We all love a lens. After all, they are, arguably, the most important part of our photographic equipment. Most people will start off with one, maybe …

5 Tips to Improve Your Portrait Photographs

In portrait photography, there are a few technical and artistic elements to consider when you are on the quest for the perfect portrait photograph. …

How I Researched My Latest Lens Purchases

To go with a set of 3 prime lenses versus a mid-range zoom was not an intentional decision. It happened over the course of time. Today the lens that …

Framing

As a young photographer, one of the first skills we were ever taught was the importance of “framing”. Now that we are one of the old salts and have …

Framing

Going Urban With Your Landscapes: 7 Tips for Photographing Urban Landscapes

Let’s be honest, if someone mentions landscape photography to you, most people immediately think of beautiful sweeping vistas, majestic coastlines …

Minimalism in Action: How Placing Limits on Yourself Can Make You a Better Photographer

Minimalism, an artistic style that relies on “pared-down design elements,” succeeds because it doesn’t overwhelm the viewer/listener — you’re not …

Why I Downgraded Gear To Upgrade My Photography

Nineteen years ago I got my first real camera, a Canon EOS Rebel X. This 35mm film camera for me was something I had been lusting after for years, …

7 Affordable Ways to Expand Your Photography Skills

The potential challenges associated with being a photographer are many; some of the obstacles one has to overcome are creative in nature, while …

Street Photography

How to Improve Your Photography on a Low Budget

Let’s be honest, photography has never been cheap, in the pre-digital age we needed to buy and process film and ironically the free digital era …

8 Common Landscape Photography Mistakes Beginners Make

If you are interested in landscape photography I'm sure you have read lots of “how to improve…” type articles, which are all useful in their own way. …