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20 tutorials for mastering retouching photos

Photoshop is the very best tool for photography when it comes to enhancing and manipulating the look of a photograph. Its surprisingly fairly easy to …

Tutorials

Understanding Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights

We all know that light is the crucial element in photography. Understanding how it behaves and the factors that influence it is mandatory.<p>For …

How to Do a Nondestructive Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

When you use the Dodge and Burn tools found in the flyout menu of Photoshop, you may be risking your entire image. These tools are destructive, …

11 Accessories for Long Exposure Photography

Every so often I get an email from a blog reader asking “if there is one accessory that you would recommend for long exposure photography, what would …

Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, …

Tutorial: How to Remove Location Info from Your Images in Photoshop

Privacy is a big concern these days, what with the NSA looking over both your shoulders, reading your emails and chiming in on your cell phone …

Resize and Sharpen Your Images For The Web Using Photoshop Instead Of Lightroom

We have all had this problem at some point or another; you get this awesome portfolio quality shot, so you go and upload it online to your social …

Golden Meaning: 55 graphic artists reveal the maths of the golden ratio

The world’s top graphic designers explore the ancient geometrical concept in poetry, food, sculpture, hairstyles and decorative art<p>Golden Meaning: graphic artists depict the golden ratio – in pictures<p>Pictured above are two self-portraits of the British designer Oli Kellett.<p>Which one is most …

The Reasons You Might Want to Buy a Rangefinder Cameras

Photography has always gone through phases and fashions, both in the style of the imagery and of course the technology we use. At the moment the DSLR …

Phlearn Pro – Create a Fantasy Character in Photoshop {Review}

<b>Overview</b><br>Aaron Nace, aka Phlearn, runs through his processes for retouching, cutting out, stylizing and compositing to create this stunning image.<p>This …

A Concise Guide to Lightroom Develop Presets

Spend Two Hours Learning from Portrait Master Greg Heisler

Earlier this week, when stumbled across this two-hour presentation by iconic portrait photographer Greg Heisler, it took all the will power we had …

The Most Important Setting in Lightroom is Set To Off By Default

"Trevor, I have been editing this wedding for the last few days and now my Lightroom catalog says it is corrupted! When I opened a new catalog and …

Best of dPS 2013

How to Master Content Aware Fill

Richard Harrington is the CEO of ThinkTAP and the Publisher of Photofocus.He is also the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based …

How to Sharpen Eyes in Photoshop - Retouching Eyes (Part 1)

Three Light Studio Photography Setup

Not all photographers find it fitting to shoot with an assistant. Street photography, for example, requires a certain element of stealth, which means …

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin

Five Minutes to Realistic HDR using Lightroom and a 32-Bit Plugin - step by step on how to do HDR in under 5 minutes and spend less than $150

5 Uncommon Snow Photography Tips That Can Transform Your Winter Scenes

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Photography books of the year – review

In a year when self-publishing continued to thrive and a host of small independent companies reinvented the photobook as an art object in itself, the mainstream houses wisely concentrated in what they do best: the big retrospective. My favourite was the stylish and informative <b>Sergio Larrain:</b> …

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook. • Read Jon Henley on the …

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

5 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Photography

Photography books, schools, websites, and even your local camera clubs are your main source of help when it comes to improving your craft. There is a …

Photography

Halloween Candy and Beer: 5 Spookily Perfect Pairings

If you can’t keep your hands out of the candy bowl, go full tilt by pairing classic Halloween candies with the perfect craft beers.<p>Everyone knows a fun-size Snickers bar is pretty damn perfect on its own. But like so many things, it tastes 5,000 times better with beer. If you can’t keep your hands …

Decorations