Mark Hawksworth

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Why I Use Getty Images to Sell My Photos

By doing a quick calculation, my photos make up 0.002% of the still images available on GettyImages.com. Which means I have 1,600 photos for sale out …

Can You Make Money on Instagram? Here’s What You Need to Know

There are tons of things that you can accomplish with Instagram. But can you make money on Instagram?You can market your brand or business. You can …

Marketing

MIOPS Splash is a Water Drop Kit for Perfect Splash Photos

Camera trigger manufacturer MIOPS has announced the new MIOPS Splash, a water drop kit that helps photographers consistently capture picture-perfect …

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. …

How to Create and Use Your Own Presets

If you haven’t taken the time to create presets for editing your photos, you need to. Here is a complete guide to creating and organizing your own …

5 Simple Tactics to Transform Your Boring Facebook Ad Copy

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about Facebook advertising, it’s that your skill as a copywriter directly correlates to your level of success. It …

Opal Lets You Adjust Lightroom Preset Strength with a Single Slider

Have you ever wanted to adjust the strength of a Lightroom Preset with a simple slider? Opal is a new plugin that lets you do just that. It allows …

How to Rock Your First In-Person Sales Portrait Session

Clients these days prefer to stare at your work on their phones rather than a framed work of art to pass on for generations. This is where the art of …

Blend-if: One of the Most Useful Features in Photoshop

The Blend-if feature is easy to miss if you're not looking for it in Photoshop, but it's one of the most useful tools you can have in your …

How to Use the Hidden Camera Level Tool in iOS 11

Apple's native Camera app in iOS 11 has plenty of tools for helping you get the right shot, but some are more hidden than others. The camera level is the perfect example of a really handy tool that many users don't even know exists, mainly because it's part of a feature that's turned off by default.<p>…

Photoshop Tips: When It Comes to Editing Portrait Photos It’s All About the Eyes (VIDEO)

Most photographers know to focus on the eyes of a subject when making portraits or shooting wildlife photos. But when it comes to editing these …

The Best Way to Crop Images Is by Using Photoshop’s “Content-Aware” Option: Watch This Video

Even so-called “purists” who avoid image editing like the plague have to occasionally crop a photo to fine-tune composition. And many photographers, …

This is How One Photographer Dodges and Burns His Photos

Photographer and visual artist Antti Karppinen dodges and burns his photos using a single 50% natural gray layer in Overlay blending mode. By sharing …

How to Selectively Sharpen Photos with Photoshop’s High Pass Filter

Photoshops High Pass filter can be an effective photo sharpening tool, but its effect can be too drastic for certain areas of your photo. Here’s a …

How to Post-Process Soft and ‘Dreamy’ Portraits of Children

Here’s a 47-minute tutorial from PiXimperfect about how to create those soft, dreamy portrait photos of children using Photoshop.<p>First things first, …

How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

Tutorials

How to Optimize Images for Your Online Portfolio

As a photographer, designer or artist, your professional ethics could be wrapped into one line: work hard, (dis)play hard. You dedicate a lot of time …

How to Speed Up Lightroom with 3 Great Tips for Faster, Smoother Performance (VIDEO)

Most photographers would prefer to be out shooting, rather than sitting behind a computer editing their images in Lightroom. And when you have a …

Tutorials

How to Match Saturation When Creating Composites in Photoshop

Making composites look seamless and realistic is the ultimate goal of a digital artist. In this tutorial, you will learn a simple and very effective …

Tutorials

Portrait Tips: How to Shoot Eye-Popping Portraits Like a Top Russian Pro (VIDEO)

Occasionally we all need a creativity boost, and one way to gain inspiration is by studying and emulating the work of a top pro. In the video below, …

Photography

6 Psychological tactics to use when crafting your next social media post

Got a (business) social media account that’s not getting much attention from your followers? The geniuses at ‘Sumo’ reckon that the secret to ‘getting it right’ with your Facebook and Instagram posts lies in knowing these six tips about the human psyche.<p>Let’s jump straight in (because Lorrrrrd …

How to Use Instagram to Engage With Your Audiences Intelligently

Do you want your brand to reach a bigger audience? Would you like it to be a popular name in social media? Are you looking for a much bigger and …

Here’s How to Correct Shiny Skin in Photoshop for More Pleasing Portraits (VIDEO)

If there's one sure way to ruin an otherwise pleasing portrait, it’s to capture an image of a model with oily, shiny skin. In the video below, you’ll …

Tutorials

How to Create Screencasts With Your Smartphone

Want to produce how-to videos for your social media audience? Wondering how to create screen recordings with your smartphone? In this article, you’ll …

Tutorials

The definitive guide to Instagram engagement

With over 400 million monthly active users, can you afford to leave Instagram out of your digital strategy?There’s no doubt Instagram is growing in …

Marketing

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

7 Tips for Getting Natural Smiles in Photos

Getting someone to smile naturally on camera can sometimes be a difficult task. Here’s a 2-minute video by photographer Mathieu Stern in which he …

How to Properly Blend and Match Lighting and Colors for a Composite Image

When you're creating a composite image, it's a game of balancing and matching a ton of parameters to make the different elements convincingly look as …

A Lightroom Walkthrough with Scott Kelby: Atlanta Falcons Stadium

When photographer Scott Kelby posted photos of Atlanta’s new $1.6 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a lot of his viewers started wondering about his …

Tutorials

A Unique and Powerful Color Correction Technique for Photoshop

Colors casts can happen for a wide variety of reasons ranging from white balance issues to weird venue lighting or poor filter design. And just like …