Molly Barrans

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What’s the Best Focal Length for Portrait Photos? One Pro’s Answer May Surprise You (VIDEO)

We regularly post portrait tutorials, and they typically involve shooting and posing techniques, lighting guidelines, and image-editing tips. In the …

Nikon D850

How to Sharpen Your Photos using Lightroom and Nik Efex

Getting sharp photos requires more than just the right camera settings. Here are some tips for how to sharpen your photos in the processing stage.

How to Correct Skin Tones Using Lightroom’s Color Curves

There are many ways to color correct in Lightroom. Learn how to use Color Curves and the RGB numbers to get good skin tones every time.

Google Pixel owners get unlimited full resolution photo and video backup

Google's Pixel event is underway, and there are many announcements. Follow along, if you aren't already.<p>One of the major announcements is around the …

best photo management apps

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Best Apps For Photo Management<p>Preserve your precious photo …


Step by Step How to Clean and Care for Your Camera Gear

If you take good care of your camera gear it will last longer. Follow these steps to clean it, and do preventive maintenance before you use a problem.

What is a Stop? The Common Currency of Exposure Explained

What are stops? Are they the same as f-stops? How are they measured? Are they the same for different exposure controls? Are they still useful …

Shutter Speed

How to fall in love with your autumn photos

As a mom, I consider the first day of fall to directly coincide with the debut of Starbucks’s PSL (that’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, for my uncaffeinated …

Landscape Photography

Step by Step Tutorial for How to Shoot Tethered

Tethered shooting is a photography technique that has been practiced by many professional photographers for years. In short, tethering allows you to …


How to Prepare Your Images for Print and Display

If you’re into photography at some point you’ve probably had the desire to print and display your work. Whether it be for exhibition in a gallery or …


Black and White Conversion in Photoshop

There are many ways to do black and white conversion in Photoshop. Here are 9 different ones, beginner and intermediate, to help you make better B&W …


How to Add a Soft Focus Look to Your Images for a Unique Style

This is a step by step tutorial on how to create a soft focus, or soft contrast look in Photoshop to give your images a uniquely creative style.


How to Size and Export Images from Lightroom for Facebook and Print

This article will help you properly size and export images from Lightroom correctly for Facebook, online, and print uses.

How to Buy Camera Gear Wisely and Save Money

Looking for your next piece of camera gear but unsure what to buy? Here are 5 solid tips to help you make an educated decision on your next purchase.


What lens(es) do I need for kids’ sports?

Which lens should I buy?This seems like such a simple question.In fact, I am asked this all the time. My kids are swimmers and I have been capturing …


How to Edit Corporate Headshots in Lightroom

Although even lighting, and perfect exposure are your biggest allies when it comes to making people look their best in headshots, there are many …


Total Beginner's Guide to Lightroom - Step by Step

If you just got Lightroom and are already overwhelmed, fear no more - read this article as we walk you through what to do first and how to understand …

How to Use the Zone System to Learn about Metering and Exposure Compensation

Learn how to use the zone system, which goes way back to days of film, to help you learn about exposure compensation in this article.


How to Make Your Photos Shine Using Clarity, Sharpening, and Dehaze in Lightroom

Tips for how to use the Clarity, Sharpness and Dehaze sliders in Lightroom to help make your images stand out and shine.


Heads Up: If you’re a Photoshop/Lightroom CC Subscriber, Here’s How to Get a Professional-Looking Online Portfolio Free

Hey gang – this quick little video (below) is about an awesome portfolio feature that already comes with your Adobe Creative Cloud subscription (even …


It’s New Class Thursday! Learn the Nik Collection of Plug-ins!

<b>Rockin’ the FREE Nik Collection of Plug-ins with Scott Kelby</b><br>Join <b>Scott Kelby</b> as he shows you his tips and secrets for using the FREE Nik Collection …


Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …


How 10 Minutes a Day with Your Camera Will Help Make You a Better Photographer

How to make sure that the camera is your tool, so taking photos can be your passion. Spend 10 minutes with your camera every day Have you ever found …


Histograms for Beginners

One of the most important benefits of digital photography is one that can be a little intimidating for new photographers: the histogram.

See Day to Night in One Epic Photo

Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates layered images that show the progression of time across a single landscape.<p>A single image in Stephen Wilkes’s “Day to Night” series is composed of an average of 1,500 frames captured by manual shutter clicks over a period of anywhere from 16 to 30 hours. During …

National Parks

JetBlue Is Offering $34 Flights In A BIG 2-Day Flash Sale

YESSS!<p><i>UPDATE: JetBlue has brought back this sale, which initially ended last week. Travelers now have until Wednesday, Jan. 13 to book their discounted trips.</i><p>It's that time o' year again.<p>JetBlue has debuted its "BIG Winter Sale," offering <b>one-way flights as low as $34</b> to destinations <b>all around the</b> …


chicken chili

Although I am firmly of the belief that the internet needs another recipe for chicken crockpot chili like your groggy narrator needs another morning …


Beginners Guide to Photography - Best of 2015

Every year it happens, maybe this year it happened to you too? Many people get a new camera as a gift over the holidays, and now the fun begins, …

Digital Photography