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How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

Photoshop Basics: What Is Unsharp Mask and How to Use It to Sharpen Your Photos So They Pop (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick Photoshop tutorial video from Run N Gun that explains the basics of the Unsharp Mask tool and why it’s essential to helping you …

Tutorials

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

How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

Quick Tips for Photographing the Full Moon or Supermoon

The great thing about photographing the moon is that you have many chances each month to photograph it in its various phases.<p>That means that if you …

Landscape Photography

You Need to Take More Self-Portraits

As photographers, we may not always think about taking pictures of ourselves, but having a current headshot is extremely important. Think of it as …

Photography

12 Tips for Taking Gorgeous Nighttime Photos

Take Beautiful, One-of-a-Kind Night Shots<p>Taking pictures at night can be an intimidating prospect, but there's no need to pack up your camera when …

How to Turn Your Hand Signature Into a Watermark in Photoshop

This week, Colin Smith of PhotoshopCAFE explains how to make a watermark out of your signature in Photoshop using a real signature on paper. The …

Lightroom Tips: Here’s How to Colorize B&W Photos and Create Interesting Effects (VIDEO)

A couple days ago we featured a Photoshop tutorial on how to make dramatic B&W conversions from color photographs. Today’s lesson takes the reverse …

Tutorials

How to Get Proper Exposure in Camera

In this video, you'll learn how to use live view in your camera's LCD to find the proper exposure before clicking the shutter.<p>In second part, you'll …

Photography Tips

Get Great Macro Photography Results on a Budget Using a Kit Lens

Macro photography is one of those genres that almost all of us want to try, but few of us specialize in. If it's your niche, you've probably already …

Macro Photography

How to photograph the night sky like a pro

Gear up and look up<p>It’s a familiar story for those of a certain generation: As a kid growing up in the 1960s, Roger N. Clark was inspired by the NASA space program. By the time he was in junior high, he built his own reflecting telescope (grinding the primary mirror himself, no less). Clark pursued …

How to create stunning double exposures in Photoshop in a few very easy steps

<i>Editor’s Note : Digital storyteller and friend of DIYP, Ted Chin has been guest posting on the official Photoshop Instagram account. This particular</i> …

Tutorials

Why Crop to the Cinematic Aspect Ratio 2.39:1

To crop or not to crop, that is the question. I’ve heard all the arguments for and against cropping. Many photographers feel it’s cheating, trying to …

10 tips to make selections that cut out anything in Photoshop

Photoshop’s selection tools seem to evolve and change with every new update. Techniques and technology evolve to make selections a little easier than …

Here's How You Figure Out That New DSLR

A step-by-step interactive guide.<p>Digital single-lens reflex cameras, better known as DSLRs, take pictures better than any smartphone. But picture quality is not why phone cameras took over the world. For one thing, we carry them everywhere anyway, and for another, they're simple. Point, shoot, and …

How to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a surreal photo manipulation featuring a man with a tree head. First, we'll …

What to Photograph in Overcast Conditions

All photographers know that overcast conditions provide ideal soft light for portrait photography and sometimes it allows landscape photographers to …

Landscape Photography

How I Finally Organized My Messy Inbox with Sortd

I’ve tried dozens of solutions to clean up my inbox, and so far, the Sortd Chrome extension comes closest to helping me use and organize email the …

31 Sources Of Royalty-Free Images

Dec 24, 2014 - kaboompics.com - 4623<p><b>BROWSABILITY:</b> Search box, categories & tags <b><br>LICENSE:</b> CC0 <b><br>BEST FOR:</b> Nature, Textures & Backgrounds, Cityscapes, …

Three free tools that reveal your PC's deepest details (including product keys)

When you need to know your specs to figure out if you can play a video game, it's best to just automate the process. But sometimes you need to dive deep and <i>really</i> find out nitty-gritty details about what's going on inside your computer, most often to aid with troubleshooting efforts or determine …

Free Up Disk Space by Removing Windows.old Folder

Have you ever noticed the Windows.old folder in your system directory after re-installing Windows? The folder holds a copy of your previous …

12 Tips to Take Better Notes with Microsoft OneNote

Advertisement<p>Can the way you take notes change your life? I think so. Microsoft think’s so, too.<p>And young Kyle Madinger proves this for Microsoft’s …

The Best Duplicate File Finder for Windows

You download too much crap. Sometimes you download the <i>same</i> crap multiple times. Even if you need to keep those files, you don’t need two of them. To …

Tutorials

iOS 9 update stuck at Slide to Upgrade screen? Here is how to fix it

If you have just updated your device to iOS 9 and it is stuck at the Slide to Upgrade screen, you are not the only one facing this issue. Several …

How to Use Photoshop Effectively and Creatively – Analyze, Plan, Execute

When you work on an image in Photoshop, are just doing things spontaneously and intuitively, or are you planning your work? If you don't have a goal, …