Malik Boyd

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A Simple Trick to Make Your Photos Pop

Do you find that your cityscape photos lack punch? Check out this tutorial for an easy way to add some pop to your images.<p>Coming to you from …

Tutorials

11 Branded Content Masterminds Who Are Elevating the Art of Marketing

Whether creating viral videos or bringing the potency of journalism to corporate content, each of the creators honored in this year’s Adweek Creative …

Advertising Industry

Masterclass: Understanding Catchlights with Michael Corsentino

<b>Catchlights</b> are the lights reflected in a subject’s eyes. Michael Corsentino normally uses strobes to capture them. Catchlights add life and sparkle, …

Photography

How to mask anything in Lightroom in a few seconds

Lightroom’s Auto Mask option is a useful tool that can save you a lot of time. But this video from Signature Edits shows you how you can make the …

Tutorials

Photo Stacking for Night Photography

Hey guys and gals! If you’re reading this, it’s because you want to learn how to take that noisy night photo and make it a cleaner, brighter, and …

Landscape Photography

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

You Can Watch 99 Hours of Free Online Photography Classes from the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

Here’s something photo-related you can do over the long Memorial Day weekend coming up. The School of Visual Arts in New York City has 99 hours of …

Photography

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 …

A Hundred Filmmaking Tips and Hacks in 10 Minutes

This video covers a wide range of tips and tricks to make your set runs smoothly, things occur as you planned, and small items don’t go missing. I’ve …

This Effect Is Bananas: Learn How to 'Copy and Paste' Any Object in Your Scene

Turn a single car into a fleet, a single soldier into an army, or a single banana into a bunch with this sweet effect.If duplicating objects in real …

Got Noisy Audio? Here's the Fastest and Easiest Way to Clean It Up

You recorded some audio, huh? You forgot to turn off the AC, didn't you? Come here, buddy. Let's clean it up.It's the dumbest, most aggravating …

6 In-Camera Transitions That Are a Cinch to Pull Off

Got a camera? Is it in your hand? Then you're ready to do some super easy, super stylish in-camera transitions.Simple cuts can not only be boring, …

Tutorial: Color Correcting in FCPX 10.4

Here are the basics of how to color effectively without leaving your NLE.The need to quickly shoot, edit, color, and deliver short pieces of content …

This Pro Recommends Underexposing Portrait Photos to “Keep Highlights in Check” (VIDEO)

Portraiture is a very subjective endeavor, with almost as many styles of shooting as there are portrait photographers. And this quick tutorial is …

A Landscape Shooter’s Guide to Back Button Focus and Hyperfocal Distance

Want to learn how to shoot tack-sharp landscape photos? Photographer Dave Morrow made this solid 27-minute guide that teaches his personal focusing …

The Five Basic Portrait Lighting Setups Every Photographer Should Know

<i>Learning these basic portrait lighting techniques is the first step to making stunning images of your subjects</i><p>Want to be an outstanding portrait …

9 Simple Photoshop Hacks in 90 Seconds for Faster Editing and Better Photographs (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick one for those of you who’d rather be out shooting photographs than sitting behind a computer messing around with Photoshop. While we’d …

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

There are many ways to change the color of an object in Photoshop, but in certain instances, these methods fall short of accomplishing your goal. …

Enhance the Eyes of Your Subject in Seconds Using This Photoshop Technique

The character of your portraits is conveyed by many different elements, but a crucial one is the eyes of your subject. In this short tutorial, I’ll …

What Should You Charge for Your Pro Photography?

Figuring out how much to charge clients is a struggle shared by many photographers, particularly if you’re trying live off the fruits of your craft. …

How to Use Focus Stacking to Obtain a Sharp Image From Front to Back

Focus stacking is a technique in which one takes multiple shots of the same scene at different focus distances, then merges them together to create a …

Pump Up the Color of Drab Photos with These 3 Easy Photoshop Techniques (VIDEO)

Whether you’re shooting indoors or out, photographs with drab colors can result from improper exposure settings, a dull, overcast day, and a variety …

Tutorials

Simplifying the Tone Curve

Lightroom’s tone curve is one of those tools that is often looked over, especially with beginners. This video will explain everything you need to …

Tutorials

Novice Photographers: Absurdly Clear Explanation On Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>If you’re just starting out in photography, the basics of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO could leave …

How to Shoot and Edit Beer Can Photos

Here’s a 6-minute video from Andrew Mikhaylov that looks at how you can easily shoot beer can photos using 4 light sources for that signatory …

Understanding Focus Stacking and How to Use It for Maximum Depth of Field (VIDEO)

Minnesota-based photo instructor Vincent Ledvina has a unique ability to simplify confusing photography concepts and illustrate how to use them with …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tips | Advanced Hair Masking

Layers and layer masks are vital elements in Photoshop, and they have played an enormous role in Photoshop’s trajectory toward its adoption as the …

How to Take Great Portraits with Only One Studio Light

If you’re into shooting high-quality portraits with minimal studio equipment, here’s a 6-minute video from photographer Manny Ortiz that explains how …

How to take stunning PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY in camera - No EDITING needed

Watch as Ed Gregory shows you how to shoot commercial Product Photography tutorial correctly while eliminating the need for editing.<p>In this product …