Melissa Alexander

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5 Underused Lightroom Tools That You Should Use More Often

Adobe’s Lightroom has become one of the best editing and image management options for enthusiast and professional photographers alike. In its most …

Lazy Gardeners Tomato Sauce Recipe - Real Food

I admit it, I am a lazy gardener. The weeds take over, we knock them back, they regroup and attack again and so it goes: the never-ending battle … I …

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures

6 of Lightroom's Hidden Treasures - virtual copy, soft proofing, smart previews, lights out, targeted adjustment, and visualize spots.

How To Retouch Your Portraits Like A Pro

Retouching portraits can be a controversial subject, but it is also very often requested of portrait photographers to edit out minor blemishes and …

Quick Tip on How to Edit Skies In Adobe Lightroom

Many photographers are faced with the conundrum of an over exposed sky and underexposed foreground. Because the detail of the foreground is often …

Topaz Adjust: Brilliant Contrast, Detail & Color Enhancement

We’ve been seeing more and more prominent photographers integrating <i>Topaz Adjust</i> into their post-processing workflow. Trey Ratcliff, Rick Sammon, …

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The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Chirp Lets You Send Photos from Device to Device Using Sound

The thinking behind the new Android and iOS app <i>Chirp</i> is that if animals in nature communicate through sound, machines should too. And so, the four …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …