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A Lesser Known Lightroom Feature That'll Help Keep Your Photos Organized

If you come home with a lot of images from one shoot, trying to organize them all can be quite the undertaking. Luckily, Lightroom has some helpful …

Tutorials

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Marketing

This Incredibly Comprehensive Video Will Show You Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Videography

If you're just getting into or thinking of starting out in wedding videography, you don't want to miss this. This excellent video will show you how a …

Videography

5 Ways You Can Woo Your Film Clients with Great Communication

There's nothing worse than hiring someone to shoot a project for you and being kept largely in the dark about the status of that project just because</i> …

The Multiple Methods of Sharpening an Image in Adobe Photoshop

When it comes to sharpening in Adobe Photoshop, what actually happens? Well, to put it simply, Photoshop finds edges that exist within an image and …

Your home internet isn’t as fast (or as cheap) as it should be – but we’ll show you how to fix it

Many people out there have issues with their home wireless networks, but they just deal with it instead of actually doing something about it. What’s …

How to Market Your Photography Business With Peter Hurley

Last month, Fstoppers was commissioned by MOO to produce an ad for their printing service with Peter Hurley. Luckily, instead of a standard 30-second …

How to Get Perfect Color in Photoshop With Just One Click (VIDEO)

Software guru Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE is who we turn to for helpful tutorials on how to better use those all-powerful and often confusing …

32 Projects (With Videos!) You Can Do in 2 Hours or Less

The best thing about these projects isn’t that they’re easy or quick to build, though that’s pretty cool. It’s that each one includes a helpful video …

Coffeemakers

Free Lifestyle Photoshop Actions

- Advertisement -<p>5/5 (7)<p>- Advertisement -<p>Free Lifestyle Photoshop Actions was specially designed to process lifestyle. This filter pack has been …

A Few Tricks That Will Help You Conquer That Massive Edit in Premiere Pro

Some projects are gargantuan in size—all the more reason to have a fast and efficient workflow.Working on massive edits can be really intimidating …

How to set a great exposure when shooting video

Getting exposure for video isn’t all that much different from getting a good exposure with photography. The only real difference is that neutral …

A Complete Guide to Successful Corporate Headshot Photography

If your specialty is portraiture, odds are that at some point, you'll be asked to do a corporate headshot session. These can be much different than a …

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

<i>“When I began to see the overall picture of what was happening, it changed my entire perception of photography…I had mistakenly thought grass was</i> …

Want to Be Successful on Instagram? Here Are 13 Mistakes to Avoid

Like it or not, Instagram has become a legitimate tool for photographers, and incorporating it into your business toolkit can get your work in front …

Forget 'Innovative.' Try These 6 Words to Describe Your Business

In a sea of innovative companies, show how you do more.<p>In today’s business world, where new technology is infiltrating every field from finance to fast food, it seems as though every company under the sun is labeling itself as “innovative” when trying to attract new team members and new clients. So …

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 …

Tutorials

5 Clone Stamp Secrets to Up Your Photoshop Cloning Game

Photoshop's Clone Stamp is the most versatile tool for removing things and fixing blemishes. But there is more to it than just cloning and stamping. …

How to Create a Double Exposure in Photoshop

Mark Duffy is an Irish photographer, graphic designer, and drummer with a shaved head and a glorious beard. He has a pretty slick new YouTube channel …

10 Beautiful Ecommerce Website Color Schemes

Color is one of the most powerful tools in a web designer’s toolbox. It can be used to attract attention, express meaning, create desire, drive …

A Basic Breakdown of How Lights Change the Look of Your Subject

Keys, fills, kickers, and background lights—what exactly do each of them do?<p>As a beginner, lighting can be really intimidating. Not only do you have …

A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Awesome Prints

I remember when I got my first camera.Not to age myself, but it was back in the days of film.It wasn't anything special, just a point-and-shoot 35mm, …

Tutorials

Five Very Useful Photoshop Tricks You Might Not Have Known

Photoshop is tremendously complex and nuanced, and there are always techniques or entirely new features to be discovered. This helpful video will …

This is the Kit This Pro Uses for Travel Photography And Why He Chose It

The dilemma for the travelling photographer is a tough one. What to take, what not to take. Can this lens cover all these situations? Will I need …

How to Reduce or Remove Eye Bags in Photoshop

There are tons of different ways and several products on the market that people buy to reduce the appearance of bags under their eyes. So it …

Three Ways to Add Film Grain in Photoshop

Many digital photographers appreciate the look of film, but don't own the necessary equipment to shoot it, whether that is due to the hassle or the …

Lightroom Plugins You Should Not Be Living Without

There is such a variety of plugins these days it is hard to know which ones are the most useful. Each user will find ones that work better for their …

Tutorials

US Army reportedly asks units to stop using DJI drones, citing cybersecurity concerns

Over 300 DJI products were in use before the new guidance<p>The editor of <i>SUAS News</i> has obtained what appears to be an internal memo from the US Army asking all units to discontinue the use of DJI drones due to “an increased awareness of cyber vulnerabilities with DJI products.” The memo notes that the …

You’re nuts if you buy a GoPro over this $64 4K action camera

No one is denying that GoPro is a pioneer. The company completely changed the game by popularizing high-quality action cameras for the masses. But as …

How to Colorize a Black and White Photo Using Only Lightroom

If you've got some old family photos lying around that you've scanned and cataloged in Lightroom, you might be interested in colorizing them. Here's …