Laura Abbott

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Review: Canon 5DS and 5DS R — The Nifty Fifties?

It’d be easy to dismiss the new Canon 5DS and 5DS R as 5D Mark III DSLRs with 50 megapixel sensors, but that’s exactly what they are.<p>But there are …

Loch Ness

How to add shallow depth of field in Photoshop

A shallow depth of field is a great way of separating your subject from the background and create that popular creamy soft background in your photos. …

Tutorials

How Many Studio Lights Do You Really Need?

When it comes to the quantity of lights that one needs, opinions are often heavily polarized and a hotly contested debate often rages. There are …

Video Tutorial: How to Create Clean, Flawless Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions can be a critical resource in any photographer’s workflow. Turning otherwise monotonous tasks into an autonomous utility, actions …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

Finn Beales: From Mountain Dweller to World-Class Photographer

Have you ever felt with limited in your creative field because of where you live? Finn Beales has done what most in his region only dream of: …

Photography

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How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

When changing the color of an object in Photoshop there are ways to change the base Color and the Highlight color, we go over each of those methods …

Afghanistan: land of beauty and brutality

Steve McCurry has been photographing the landscapes and people of Afghanistan since the 1970s. A selection of his stunning pictures is going on show in London • Steve McCurry's Afghanistan – in pictures<p>Afghanistan's spectacular beauty stuns most foreigners who visit primed to expect violence, …

Portrait Tips and Techniques by Wayne Radford

Facial Recognition<p>In this ebook, you will find information on how to fine-tune and simplify the essential skills necessary for quality portraiture. …

An Interview with Richard Tuschman, the Photographer Behind ‘Hopper Meditations’

Richard Tuschman began experimenting with digital imaging in the early 1990’s, developing a style that synthesized his interests in photography, …

How to Use Slow Shutter Speed to Create Cool Effects in Your Photos

If there is one setting inside your camera that allows for photographing a wide range of amazing effects in your images, it has to be the shutter …

Landscape Photography

iPhone 6S camera tested in depth

Just how good is the camera in the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus? To find out, we spent a day with professional photographer and videographer Dan …

5 Simple Tips For Taking More Natural Family Portraits

Have you ever had a family portrait session, and either ran out of ideas, or didn’t know how to make the portraits look more natural? Below are 5 …

Parenting

Michael Bay–endorsed 3DR Solo drone takes off over Sydney

Aussie filmmaker's have a new tool at their disposal following the Sydney launch of the 3DR Solo, a drone that makes sweeping aerial shots a …

One Simple Tip for Great Family Portraits

Even if the only pictures you ever show are landscapes, or closeups, or flowers, or horses, someone is going to ask you to make a family picture. …

Review: Post Edgy Photoshop Techniques by Joel Grimes

Photo by Joel Grimes<p>Joel Grimes is a commercial advertising photographer based out of Denver, Colorado. He is best known for his edgy sports, action …

Tutorials

Lightroom How To - One Tip and One Trick - Digital Photography School

Photography

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

Maternity Photography - 7 Tips for Taking Great Shots

7 tips toward capturing creative maternity photography. How to capture beautiful maternity photos with your camera.

An Introduction to Blend Modes in Photoshop

This week I had a number of readers email to ask about the topic of ‘blend modes’ in Photoshop. So I thought I’d see what our friends at Phlearn have …

How to Print Photos with Lightroom: The Print Module

Numerous photographers are taking advantage of Lightroom for organizing and editing photos. The software makes the process of importing and …

Multi-Talented Artist's Fantasy Photography Based on Fears and Dreams

The 27 year old Italian visual artist Chiara Fersini who is also known as, Himitsuhana, only recently became fascinated with photography following a …

Portraits – Lighting the Shot

When it comes to shooting stunning portraits, lighting can be the X factor in making your pictures pop. This new eBook is designed to help you better …

This Adapter Will Turn Your Phone Into an Uber-Cheap Medium Format Digital Back

A proper digital back for medium format cameras can easily set you back thousands of dollars, but a new company called Badass Cameras is hoping to …

Poppy Turns Your iPhone Into an Easy-to-Use 3D Camera and Display

Remember the old ViewMaster toys? All you had to do was put in one of the special cartridges and you could go “sightseeing” in 3D. A new invention by …

How to Create a “Soft Portrait” Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

Creating the Photograph: Aaron Nace of Phlearn's, "Night Flight"

<i>Editor’s Note: Creating the Photograph is a series that we’re starting where we interview photographers all about how they created an image. Want to</i> …