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How to Easily Improve Your Skies in Adobe Lightroom

These two techniques are very useful for making quick and easy adjustments to dull looking skies. As with all digital images, you will degrade the …

11 Secrets to a Great Photo Website

How is your portfolio website like a car door? Give up? At PhotoShelter, we like to use this analogy to explain how people perceive the experience of …

The science behind green screen

It's hard to imagine a technology that has had as big an impact on the Hollywood movies of today as Chroma Key Compositing. The technology that …

9 Fantastic Tutorials on Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the issues with photographing people is that cameras tend to pick up every imperfection and blemish on people's faces – far more than we tend …

The Google Nik Collection is now free!

In a move which nobody saw coming, Google has made its Nik Collection plug-in suite free to download. Previously, the suite was sold for $150, which …

New Webinar: Top Techniques for Archiving & Metadata

<i>A webinar presented by PhotoShelter & the American Society of Picture Professionals</i><p>Worried about your images floating around online without any way …

Crazy-but-true Olympus sensor captures details between the pixels

Olympus has three D-SLR style compact system cameras in its range and the OM-D E-M5 sits right in the middle. It's the one Olympus sees as its core …

10 Things You Need to Know About Masking in Photoshop

Masking is one of the most important techniques or skills to learn in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 things you need to know about …

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The Ultimate Guide to Adjustment Layers – Color Lookup and Photo Filter

In this tutorial, we are going to have a look at two Adjustment Layers: the Color Lookup, and the Photo Filter Adjustments. Both of them can be used …

How to Protect Yourself Against Camera Gear Theft as a Photographer

In case you don’t know it, cameras and lenses are prime theft targets. You may never think it’s going to happen to you, but almost every day I hear …

Top Photographers Share Their Thoughts on Success and ‘Making It’

Pursuing a career doing something you love can be a terrifying thing, and so we often look to the people who have “made it” in our field as sources …

Leica Majority Shareholder Dr. Kaufmann Acquires 21.5% Stake in I-Shot

In a move that does not really come as a surprise, Leica majority shareholder Dr. Andreas Kaufmann has acquired a 21.5% stake in the online photo …

How to Get a Nice White Background in Portrait or Still Life Photography

If you’ve spent time shooting people or products inside a studio then, chances are, you’ve shot a white background before. In this video, …

Photography

The Yongnuo YN-622N Transceivers Give You TTL At Half the Price of PocketWizards

Yongnuo has released the YN-622N transceivers for Nikon–which are designed to be the most affordable triggers with full TTL integration that you can …

Back To Basics: Senior Portrait Ideas

Photo by Peter Casey<p>Senior portraits have come a long way since the days of the dreary (and often dreaded) school photos. Compared to the creative …

Useful Photography Tip #59: Don't Let Images Become Orphan Works

Everyone knows that free is good. However, there is a dark side to this idea–especially in photography. People and businesses want to keep a low …

How to Raise Money for a Photography Project with Kickstarter

If cost is holding you back from carrying out your dream photography project, you may be able to find supporters to help you get started. Careful …

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. …

Print Photos Off of Over a Dozen Online Storage Services with Pi.pe Prints

Pi.pe is a file synching service that came about as a way to move photos and other media between the may cloud storage and sharing services out …

Convert a Plastic Storage Container Into a Makeshift Softbox That Holds Gear

Dublin, Ireland-based photographer Maciej Pietuszynski was doing a bit of spring cleaning recently when he decided to upgrade a plastic box he has …

The Difference Between Incident and Spot Meters

Hand-held light meters may seem like old technology compared to our modern-day DSLRs, but they are still widely used by many photographers and most …

Photography Tips

Save Time with Batch Exposure Blending

A Guest Post by Nick Rains. Do you ever shoot a bunch of exposure-bracketed shots and then never get around to blending them together? Maybe you …