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Helen Hooker from PhotoBlog: "It is that time of the year where we make resolutions for the next year. What better way to start the year than to do a 365 photo project! Let us help you with a calendar full of exciting ideas that will help you along the way. Starting a 365 photo project is a great way to learn photography. It will challenge you every single day with prompts and get your creative juices flowing. The more you shoot, the better you get." Thank You, Helen! Download 2018 calendar here: https://goo.gl/zbpkjB

How to Sync Lightroom Classic Catalogs with Multiple Devices

Adobe’s new Lightroom CC software is designed to sync your photo catalogs across multiple devices, but did you know that Lightroom Classic can be …

A Guide to iPad Pro as your Mobile Platform for Fujifilm X-T2 – and what Adobe Creative Cloud offers on top

Your Fujifilm X-T2 is a powerfull computer as well as a camera, it is able to do post processing of your pictures, make print orders and print …

Tutorials

Top Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Fujifilm Cameras

Fujifilm has all but replaced their entire lineup of 16MP x-series bodies now with the newer X-Trans III based imaging sensor. The similarity to the …

FUJIFILM

Five Ways to Change the Color of Objects Using Photoshop

One of the coolest fundamental things you can do with Photoshop is convincingly change the color of something. This helpful tutorial will show you a …

Fujifilm X100f EDC

A Hammer is a Hammer, Just a Tool, But ….<p>I have waited several months to post my thoughts on the new Fujifilm X100f. I wanted to get comfortable with …

Photography

Bite Size Tips: 5 Ideas For Better Black and White Photography

Black and white photography is tough to do well, but the results can stop people in their tracks.<p>Capturing a powerful image though takes a bit of …

Everything You Need to Know About TSA Approved Carry-on Luggage

Air travelers with carry-on luggage must clear a number of hurdles before getting on a plane: Does your bag meet the airline’s size guidelines? Are …

Virgin America

Fujifilm X-Pro 2 :: MIRRORLESS RANGEFINDER CAMERA

Cameras

Dynamic symmetry: The genius of Henri Cartier-Bresson's composition

Henri Cartier-Bresson—the father of modern day street photography and master of the candid shot—was obsessive about the 'geometry' in his …

Street Photography

An Advanced Look at Photoshop’s HSL Adjustment Layer Tool

You’ve probably used Hue/Saturation/Lightness adjustment layers in Photoshop before, but there’s likely more to it than you may have known. This …

A Beginners Guide: Becoming One With Your Camera

Rating:<p>3.17 based on 6 Ratings<p>July 23, 2017 By Michael Moodie<p>A Beginners Guide: Becoming One With Your Camera www.sleeklens.com<p>This topic might sound …

Landscape Photography

How To Avoid Trouble With Airport Customs Abroad

Imagine this: You’re hired to photograph a dream wedding at an all-inclusive resort on an island off the coast of Thailand. The client is paying for …

Immigration

Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 vs 56mm f/1.2 vs 60mm f/2.4 – The complete comparison

The Fujifilm XF 50mm f/2 arrived on the scene last year, completing the triad of inexpensive and lightweight f/2 primes for the system. With its …

Throw Away Your Best Work, or: How to Create a Portfolio

My best photos aren’t in my portfolio. Or, maybe I should more accurately say, photos that were my best at one point in time, have now been discarded …

Crowd Funding

Watch: How to Retouch Portraits Using Local Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

Dodging and burning is a classic darkroom technique that enables you to pinpoint areas of an image and either lighten (dodge) or darken (burn) the …

Tutorials

The stunning photographs of Irving Penn are some of the 20th century’s best

The master photographer has a new retrospective at the Met<p>When you spend 60 years making pictures every day, you get pretty damn good at it. Take …

The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Beginner Photographer

Oh the road to becoming the best photographer you can be, you come across loads of useful information… and some not-so-useful information. Sometimes, …

4K Still Photography Live Lesson on Capturing the Defining Moment with Charles Maring : Lumix GH5

Headshot Photography 101: Setting Up a Tether Station

When it comes to tethering your camera to a computer to use with Lightroom, we recommend investing in high quality gear, such as a Tether Tools cable …

Photography

GFX stories with Heinz Zak -Top of Austria- / FUJIFILM

Austria

Optimize Lightroom to Run More Efficiently With These Seven Tips

One of the most common Lightroom complaints is that it runs too slowly. However, there are steps you can take to improve your experience. This great …

Tutorials

Lightroom Faster | Match Total Exposure Vs. Synching Edits

It’s a consequence of technology today that we end up with far more shots from a single shoot than we’d have done with film. Is it a good thing? …

Street Photography: 28 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Here are 28 common mistakes to avoid when you shoot street photography.1. Always Using Manual ModeOne common misconception and street photography …

Street Photography

Instagram Alternatives, The Best Publications to Work For and 20 Poses for Portraiture - This is What's Trending in Photography

How are you using your hashtags on Instagram? Instagram is still very much the current and next big thing. More and more brands are turning to …

Trends

7 ADVANCED STREET PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

Dear friend, Here are some tips to take your street photography to the next level: 1. Figure-to-ground The common mistake that almost all street …

Street Photography

Domino's and IFTTT make getting takeout even lazier

Domino's Pizza has already enabled people to track the location of their pizza as it comes from the shop to their home. But that's not enough for the company, which has teamed up with IFTTT, to connect the platform to your smart home. Yes, it's a publicity stunt, although it's one that has a couple …

Fujifilm X-T2 Review: We Test Fujifilm’s Flagship DSLR-Style Mirrorless Camera in the Field

(<b>Editor’s Note:</b> You can read our Lab Review of the Fujifilm X-T2 camera, which first appeared in the December 2016 issue of <i>Shutterbug</i>, at this URL: …

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tip: How to Make Eyes ‘Pop’ in 30 Seconds

There’s a simple way to make your subject’s eyes pop in a portrait, and it doesn’t involve touching vibrance, saturation, luminosity, or any other …