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5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

DIY Digital Art: <em> 10 Easy Art Projects Using Photoshop </em

If you're a budding graphic artist or just like playing around with Photoshop, <i>and</i> you love being surrounded by art, this post is for you. I think we …

Tutorials

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Tutorials

13 Websites to Make Extra Cash In Your Spare Time

20 years ago, the Internet barely existed. 10 years ago, the idea of making money sounded ridiculous to most people.<p>Today however, there are millions …

Infographic: Complete Photography Guide For Beginners

Having trouble understanding great photography? You're in luck; this guide will give you the base every beginner needs to become an excellent …

Lightroom mobile app for iOS is now a standalone image editor free for everyone

Adobe’s Lightroom Mobile app for iPad and iPhone has generally been known as a companion app for the company’s desktop photo management tool. While it was always available free for download, it required the desktop app — and a subscription to Creative Cloud — to achieve a meaningful workflow.<p>No …

Lightroom’s Secret Website for your Clients

Lightroom’s new web interface has made collaborating with clients very easy. Imagine, after a photo session, you import your images into Lightroom, …

Tutorials

5 Habits of a Well-Rounded Cook

As my daughter tips into toddlerhood, I have been thinking about the kind of cook I want to model for her<i>.</i> I return over and over to one thought: I …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Those of you, who use Lightroom, will know what a powerful and multi-faceted program it is. It is fair to say that along with its now discontinued …

Tutorials

20 Simple And Creative Ways to Earn Money

We could all use some extra cash. Whether it’s to pay off your debts faster, save up for a vacation, or buy yourself that new gadget you’ve been …

Personal Finance

After Dusk - What You Need to Know About Night Photography

As photographers, our medium is light, yet some of the most dramatic and evocative images we take are when there is a distinct lack of light, in …

24 Essential Daily Keyboard Shortcuts in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Saving precious seconds here and there really adds up. Speed up your workflow in Adobe Lightroom with the most used keyboard shortcuts. This …

Tutorials

10 Questions You Should Ask Friends Before Going On A Trip

Do you plan on taking a trip with your friend? Taking trips with your friends can be exciting, fun-filled adventures, but it is important to talk …

How to Make Gold Leaf Prints using Stock Graphics

We were so in love with the gold leaf design that Hannah Hathaway submitted to our contest last month that we asked her for a tutorial. She …

Tutorials

Photoshop Curves Tool: 6 techniques every photographer must know

<i>The Photoshop Curves tool is one of the most powerful commands you have in the digital darkroom. But it can be intimidating to some. Here are 6</i> …

Focus Stacking in Photoshop: How to Get Pin Sharp Macro Shots

The HDR trend has come and, for many, gone, but what came of it is the easy-to-digest concept that creating one photograph may actually require …

Landscape Photography

Dodging and Burning in Photoshop and How It Can Enhance Your Photos

Despite being the cutting edge of modern digital image editing, Photoshop borrows a significant number of its tools from the days of film. None more …

Tutorials

Create Perfect Portraits in Lightroom Using These 6 Classic Retouch Techniques

With portraiture, what you see is not always what you want to get. Even the very best portrait with the perfect model will often need some form of …

Tutorials

How to Capture Perfect Headshots: 6 Useful Tips

Headshot, at first glance might seem like a fairly simple photograph to shoot, but when you get into it, you realize that it is a whole job …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Duotones and Split Tones in Lightroom

Before we go anywhere, we should discuss exactly what a duotone is. It has its genesis in the printing world where, to save on color printing costs, …

Tutorials

How to Optimize Images For Social Media

Have you ever uploaded a picture on Facebook and afterwards realized that Facebook ruined it? Or maybe you uploaded the photo as a cover and it …

Why You Should Use Levels in Post Production

How many of you spend many hours and much creativity getting the image as perfect as possible in camera, then return to Photoshop or similar and use …

Tutorials

5 Little Known Lightroom Tools That Will Make Your Photos Better

The topic of post-processing isn’t an uncommon one here at Light Stalking, and readers are treated to a relatively wide range of processing-related …

Tutorials

35 Powerful Books for a More Productive and Organized Life

Possessing productivity and organization skills will give you an advantage in living a life of fulfillment and extraordinary achievements.<p>These …

You hate when people see you cry because you want...

You hate when people see you cry because you want to be that strong girl. At the same time, though, you hate how nobody notices how torn apart and …

10 Small Things People Always Overlook Which Actually Matter To Success

The quality of your life comes down to the quality of your habits. No success can happen overnight though it sometimes seems so. Every success is …