Alejandro Maserati

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7 Things You Need to Know to Succeed in the Photography Business

Like any business, to make it in photography, there are a few things you need to know.Check that - there are MANY things you need to know!Some of …

Learn How to Properly and Efficiently Cull Images in Lightroom

I am notoriously plagued by indecision. I will often stare into my cereal cabinet for tens of minutes. Choosing images strikes fear deep into my …

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

Photography

How I Turned $3,000 Into a Successful Fine Art Photo Business

About a year and half ago, after what seemed like a lifetime of living paycheck-to-paycheck (paying off student loans and other debts) my wife and I …

31 Hidden Photoshop Hotkeys That Every Photographer Should Know

Thanks to its user-friendly interface and sophisticated tools, Adobe Photoshop CC is easily the most widely used image editing software on the …

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How to Start a Photography Business

Credit: welcomia/Shutterstock<p>Starting your own photography business is a great way to add a second income or a main income, if you work hard. While …

Improve Your Night Photography with Foreground Lighting

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to night photography is incorporating good foreground elements, but learning a few simple tricks will …

How to Organize Your Photos in Lightroom

The Lightroom Catalog is a database containing all the relevant information that Lightroom needs about your photos in order to process your images …

Creating the Perfect Gelled Background

Getting clean, saturated and even colour from edge to edge on your gelled background with a subtle vignette needn’t be a mystery. Simply remember …

How to Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop

Finding the right tools when you need them in Photoshop often requires clicking through a myriad of menu options. Keyboard shortcuts are like worm …

Tutorials

Taxes For Photographers: 3 Things You Need To Do Now So You Don’t Owe Next Year

Hopefully, by now, the sting of this year’s taxes have subsided and you have dried your tears, or perhaps you are one of the lucky business owners …

Acrylic, Metal, or Canvas: Which Substrate is Best For Your Photos?

You’ve taken the time to create a gorgeous photo and process it in post. Now you need to decide how you will display your new masterpiece. Do you …

5 Important Things You Must-Have Before Starting A Photography Business

You may be at a crossroads. Perhaps you’ve watched Photography 101 and Lighting 101 and 201 and have spent countless hours photographing your …

How to turn toy action figures into life sized super heroes with compositing

We’ve all been there, playing with our action figures as kids as if they were real. For me it was He-Man. For photographer Ari Mahardhika, it’s the …

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If You Are Using Liquify, Hold Off Your Adobe CC Photoshop Upgrade

One of the good things on Adobe CC is that updates and new features come regularly and year round. One of the bad things is that those updates are …

The New Photoshop Has 4 Different Healing Brushes. Here’s How To Access Them

Photoshop 2015.1 (released this December), has a surprise and it wasn’t promoted very well. You had to go digging to find it. When I came across it, …

Adobe Quietly Added 10-Bit Color to Photoshop CC on OS X: Here’s How to Enable It

In October 2015, Apple quietly unlocked 10-bit color in its release of the OS X El Capitan operating system update. 3rd party software didn’t support …

OS X

How to Avoid Blown Highlights in Your Photographs Before It’s Too Late

Blown highlights, they are the bane of the photographer’s life. Once you have blown your highlights in the original exposure, it will be virtually …

Adobe Heard You — The Old Import Workflow Is Coming Back!

Three Cheers to Adobe, who announced via Tom Hogarty on the official Adobe Lightroom blog, Lightroom Journal, that they’ll be returning Lightroom to …

Advice for Aspiring Food Photographers

In our latest resource, The Professional’s Guide to Food Photography, we interviewed Andrew Scrivani, a former teacher turned food photographer who …

Food Photography

Photography Business Guide

How to Successfully Sell Stock Photography

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

How to Capture Stunning Star Trail Photos in Light Polluted Places

I’ve always found photos of star trails — the arcs the stars paint across the sky as the earth turns — fascinating. They’re one of the things that we …

Low Light Wedding Photography Tips

There is nothing nicer than using a high quality prime lens and shooting wide open, it can be quite liberating especially when coupled with a full …

A Quick Way To Add a Dusty Atmosphere In Photoshop

I’m sure that you have had that experience in which, after hours of editing a photo you shot, you still sense that there is something missing, but …

Tutorial: How to Light One Room with Three Different Atmospheres

Dedolight celebrated its 30th anniversary this year by holding an international competition in which competitors create the best tutorials they can …

Tutorials

How To Create a Photo Book in Lightroom and Send it to Print

Capturing a collection of photographs and assembling them into a physical photo book can sometimes seem like more trouble than it is worth. Different …

Tutorials

How To Create The Film Look In Lightroom Without Presets

You’ve probably come across presets for Lightroom that claim to create the film look on your pictures. And while some really do the job, most of the …

Advanced Color Correction in Lightroom Using the Color Tab

You probably know the Vibrance and Saturation sliders that let you control colors in Lightroom. These controls do a great job of equalizing the …

5 Steps to Creating Long Shadows in Photoshop

I had kind of a hard time coming up with an appropriate title for this post… I’m still not totally sure if it conveys what I’m trying to show you …

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