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Using Lightroom's Details Panel to Put the Finishing Touches on Your Photos

Some Lightroom panels and sliders can make drastic shifts in the look of your images, while others provide more subtle nudges that can give your …

Tutorials

10 Simple Black and White Photography Tips

Practical tips to make better black and white photos: Black and White Articles How to Master Black and White Street Photography Black and White …

Street Photography

The Rules To Urban Photography, According To A Pro

Photographers are drawn to beauty, and we are drawn to photographers. As of late, however, we’ve focused primarily on mother nature’s deft brushstrokes — whether in the beauty of a happy festival goer or the blue light bathing a coastline as the tide encroaches on the sand. Still, the manmade …

Photography

Working With Large Sets of Images? Here's How to Edit Them Efficiently and Consistently in Lightroom

I didn't really appreciate the importance of having an efficient and consistent Lightroom workflow until I started shooting sports and events and …

Tutorials

Here Are Some Easy Tips on How to Use the Important Tone Curve Tool in Lightroom (VIDEO)

We’ve shared several tutorials on Photoshop’s Curves tool in recent weeks and they’ve been quite popular. So, here’s a helpful video on a similarly …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

16 Worthy Westmount Eats

It’s got money, it’s got anglophones, and while it might not be the biggest dining ‘hood on the island, it’s got restaurants. It’s Westmount, and this city-within-a-city (it’s officially not part of the city of Montreal) is home to celebrated chef Antonio Park’s mini-empire of restaurants. And …

How to Shoot Layers and the Bookend Technique in Street Photography

If you want to create more dynamic street photos, shoot layers in street photography, and also integrate the ‘bookend technique’ in your photos.Why …

Nikon Distortion Control Data Version 2.016 released

Nikon has released updated lens <b>Distortion Control Data version 2.016 L</b> firmware update for a number of DSLR cameras.<p>Nikon also fixed the issue that …

Three Dramatic Black and White Processing Techniques

Blake Rudis has been producing Black and White images for as long as he can remember. Actually, like many photographers, he started out shooting only …

Time I

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Cameras

15 Netflix hidden-gem horror movies for all you fear addicts out there (2017 edition)

Smell that air? Feel that brisk breeze? Wearing a jacket? That's right, dummy. It's October.<p>And <i>since</i> it's October, you want to watch horror movies, …

Horror

Photoshop Blend Modes Explained: Color vs. Luminosity

The blend modes in Photoshop can be confusing. If you go on Adobe’s help site for Photoshop, it gives you a list of all the blend modes and what they …

Photoshop Trick: Create Dramatic B&W Photographs by Isolating the Key Object in an Image (VIDEO)

There are a variety of methods for converting color images to black and white, but the video below demonstrates a unique approach that not only …

How to Make Your Skies More Dramatic Using Photoshop

So much of a landscape image is in how you edit it; many different personalities and effects can shine through the same scene when processed by …

Here’s Some Fantastic Free Software That Will Make Your Photos Super Sharp (VIDEO)

All photographers strive for sharp images, and we often employ a variety of methods to rehabilitate shots that are slightly soft due to camera shake, …

How to Photograph the Moon and Make It Look Stunning

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.A full moon is coming and you’re …

30 Epic Montreal Terrasses

The sun is out and the temperatures are climbing. That can only mean one thing: Terrasse season is here.<p>Whether you're looking for brunch, lunch, drinks, or dinner, Montreal provides a bevy of outdoor options. This year's edition of the terrasse map bids adieu to to long-standing favourites (Le …

The Essential Guide to Eating in Saint-Henri

During the past two decades, the tiny southwestern neighbourhood of Saint-Henri has seen a culinary explosion. While Montreal is famed for having the most restaurants per capita, try restaurants <i>per square meter</i>; so much so that local residents have appealed for there to be a limit on how many there …

CRUSH THE BLACKS.

In photography, I love to crush the blacks. I. Don’t listen to Eric Kim My friend Charlie Kirk hates crushing blacks (increasing the contrast and …

Forget About Using Your Camera’s Base ISO Setting: ISO 50 Is Your Best Bet When Shooting Raw (VIDEO)

One of the benefits of today’s advanced digital cameras is that they offer extremely high ISO settings that deliver remarkable results under …

49 Film Photography Blogs Worth Following

I’ve collected and shot film cameras for 40 years, but only started blogging about it in the last decade or so. I went looking for other blogging …

Film Photography

Watch Serge Ramelli Use Photoshop to Turn a Boring Scene of the Eiffel Tower into a Masterpiece (VIDEO)

Serge Ramelli is a French photographer based in Paris where photo opportunities abound. Even in the City of Lights, however, weather and lighting …

5 Camera Accessories All Nikon Shooters Must Have

I know what you're thinking...This article is nothing but a bunch of useless accessories that you'll never need.But trust me, this has nothing to do …

6 REASONS WHY BOKEH IS OVERRATED

I currently think the LEICA 35mm f/2.4 ASPH (silver) is the best designed (in terms of proportions, build quality, sharpness, compactness, weight, …

The ultimate guide to sharpening your images in Adobe Photoshop

Sharpening and the various techniques available to apply it are hotly debated topics. Everybody has their own favourite way of doing it, and they …

Lens Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Focal Length from Magnification to Crop Factor (VIDEO)

Focal length is a simple but extremely important photographic concept, and in the quick video below you’ll learn all you need to know to make the …

Videography

The 7 best Nikon tricks ever

<i>This post is by Steve Perry (www.backcountrygallery.com):</i>The 7 Best Tricks For Nikon Cameras - Ever!OK, I’ll concede that maybe I’m just a bit over …

How Do You Pick Your Best Photos Over the Duds? One Pro Explains His Culling Process (VIDEO)

Whether you photograph portraits in the studio or wildlife in the field, a daylong shoot usually results in the onerous task of culling through …