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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 …

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 …

13 Websites to Make Extra Cash In Your Spare Time

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Infographic: Complete Photography Guide For Beginners

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

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 …

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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, …

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 …

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 …

20 Simple And Creative Ways to Earn Money

Anum Yoon<p>Writer & Journalist Read full profile<p>We could all use some extra cash. Whether it’s to pay off your debts faster, save up for a vacation, or …

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 …

10 Questions You Should Ask Friends Before Going On A Trip

10 Very Practical Questions You Should Ask Your Friends Before Going On A Trip Together<p>Amy Johnson<p>Freelance writer, editor and social media manager. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

35 Books on Productivity and Organizational Skills for an Effective Life

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

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

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

10 Small Things People Always Overlook Which Actually Matter To Success

Bo Nardin<p>Read full profile<p>The quality of your life comes down to the quality of your habits. No success can happen overnight though it sometimes …