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Setting up Lightroom Mobile for First Time Users

I laughed at Lightroom Mobile the first time I saw it. “Why would I ever want to use that stripped down gadget on a small screen?” And now, here I am …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Tutorials

How to stop Yahoo from cashing in on your Flickr images

If you post Flickr images with a commercial-use creative commons license, Yahoo has a little surprise: it will soon be free to sell them and keep all the money. It recently decided to peddle canvas prints of selected photos for up to $50, taking 100 percent of the revenue from creative commons …

7 Things Photographers Wish They Had Learned in Photography School

Hindsight is always 20/20, which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

How To Easily Add Copyright In Lightroom & In Camera

It seems as the years progress, there’s more of a concern for protection of intellectual property. In our world, that’s mostly our photographs. I’ll …

Tutorials

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

DEDPXL: A New Educational Photography Resource by Zack Arias

Almost a year after Zack Arias first announced that he was working on an educational project called DEDPXL (pronounced dead pixel), the project has …

Tutorial: How to Effectively Remove Color Casts from Your Photos in Seconds

There are many ways to remove color casts from your images in Photoshop, but this tutorial by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz offers …

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

’20 Feet From Stardom’ Gets Its Turn in Oscars’ Spotlight

Darlene Love has a mighty voice, but yesterday she really let it rip. At her home in New Jersey, she’d just finished her regular morning meditation …

Music

Lightroom Workflow - From Setup to a Finished Sunrise Photo

This step by step Lightroom workflow tutorial takes you from finding a location to setting up the camera all the way through processing the final …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.