Ken Iffrig

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How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

Operating Systems

Off Camera Flash Vs Available Light In A Photoshoot Video

<i>Screenshot taken from the video.</i><p>Whether you are a die-hard available light champion that preserves the images in their original state or a …

4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

Tutorials

Speed Up Lightroom | Important LR Performance News Flew Under Radar Amidst The Lightroom & Apple TV Fuss

Like so many sneaky pieces of legislation, something important has gone in under radar in the recent Lightroom update. While everyone and their …

Tutorials

The 10 best and worst things about Photoshop CC

Photoshop’s one of those essential tools that most photographers can’t live without. It’s been the industry leading application for years, and it may …

Tutorials

How to Use a Reflector for Better Outdoor Portraits

<b>What is a Reflector and Why Use One for Outdoor Portraits?</b><p>Simply put, a reflector is an object that reflects light onto a subject. In the absence of …

How To Use Reflectors For Better Portraiture: Part Two

In the previous article, we discussed the way one light reflector for better portraiture. In this article, however, we will tackle the usage of <b>two</b> …

No Studio? No Problem: 5 Simple Lighting Setups for Portraits On-location

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Paul C. Buff DigiBees: Studio Strobes That Won’t Sting Your Budget

Purveyor of budget-friendly lighting gear Paul C. Buff is launching a pair of new studio flashes with the appropriately catchy name, DigiBee.<p>These …

How to Take Awesome Fireworks Photos This Fourth of July

With Fourth of July right around the corner, a lot of us will find ourselves taking pictures of fireworks. Why not shoot like a pro and have all your …

Want Your Lightroom To Run Faster?

If you feel like your Lightroom is running as fast as it should (or it could), check out this article directly from Adobe which is all about how to …

Lightroom Added a neat Hidden Brush

Adobe’s added a brush to Lightroom’s graduated and radial filters, giving us more control. We can now paint the filters’ effect in or out, allowing …

10 Common Lightroom Mistakes and How to Fix or Avoid Them

There are a plethora of common Lightroom mistakes made by beginners and advanced users both. In this video series, Croatia-based photographer</i> …

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

Natural Light

Studio portraits: What modifier for what light?

Santa Claus has you spoiled this year by offering you the studio of your dreams? A kit of flashes, a backdrop support and even more rolls of paper? …

How to Retouch Portraits Without Losing Skin Texture with Frequency Separation

Here’s a great introductory retouching tutorial by photographer Sara Kiesling, who writes,<p>Basic skin retouching using frequency separation and …

Clone Source Ability

Distractions are everywhere in photography. They draw the eye away from the subject in the final picture. Shooting on location means dealing with …

Change Your Background To Any Color In Photoshop

Whether you’re shooting a product, person, pooch or child, there may come a time when you want to change the color of your background. I’ve seen lots …

Tutorials

How to Create Soft Portrait Lighting

Studio lighting isn’t as difficult as it may seem. In fact, with just two lights, you can create several different types of shots simply by …

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

Tutorials

How Metering Modes Work

Every time you point your camera at something it needs to guess at what exposure you’re going for. Choosing the correct metering mode can go a long …

Shutter Speed

The First Step to a Quality Portrait

As a portrait photographer, you probably know how difficult it is sometimes when you try to improve your pictures with the right pose. Portrait …

Portrait Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Pro Portraits

Extraordinary portraits do <i>not</i> require extraordinary gear. In fact, just one off camera flash can work wonders. A properly executed portrait, with an …

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a DSLR Lens

One of the main benefits of owning a DSLR camera is the ability to utilize a wide variety of different lenses. Most professional photographers will …

3 Ways to Manipulate Selected Colors in Photoshop

If you have a good understanding of composition and photographic techniques, you have many tools at your disposal for making your images stand out …

How to Improve Your Photographs of Water Drops

From a small, transparent glossy circle to a looking glass that reflects surroundings, water drops fascinate photographers and viewers. We see them …

This Awesome Bunch of Photography Links Will Ensure You Get Nothing Done Today

With another wonderful and exciting week behind us in the world of photography, Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all places online for …

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% …

How to Use Lightroom's Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject

When post processing images in Lightroom, the Basic Panel is a powerful tool in enhancing the total image. Just above the Basic Panel are three easy …