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50 Great Black And White Photographs From The Masters Of Photography – Part 4

Here is the <b>Part 4</b> of amazing black and white photos from masters. Please check our previous articles here:• Great Black and White Photos – Part1 <br>• Great …

Street Photography

How to Prep Your Photos for Print in Photoshop

If you have never printed your own work before, you might not know that some careful preparation is needed to make sure the colors in your print …

Perfect Portraits: 4 Budget Portrait Lenses For the Fujifilm X System under $1,000

Portrait photography is no doubt one of the niches in photography that attract many aspirants to the industry, both as hobbyists and …

Give Your Images More Impact, Detail & Texture with This Helpful Lightroom Tutorial (VIDEO)

It’s not too difficult to turn a good photograph into a great one by making some simple adjustments to contrast, sharpening and toning in Lightroom. …

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Smooth Skin

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Adobe Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

Tutorials

How to Fix Overexposed Images Using Lightroom

From portrait photography to commercial photography, every photographer needs to understand how to correct an overexposed photo. It’s one of the most …

Tutorials

10 Tips On When & How To Use Off Camera Flash

We are excited to start this new series, <i>Ask SLR Lounge</i>, where you ask the questions and we answer them on Facebook Live. This is an open forum for …

How to use curves to fix any colour problem!

I had to shoot in an environment without HSS (Didn’t have my Citi600 with me) and I didn’t have my Hoya ND16 filter with me either. Which meant that …

Tutorials

Fixing Harsh Lighting in Lightroom Where Light Modifiers Aren’t An Option

Dealing with mid-day sun can be the absolute worst when it comes to preserving tonality and color in your images. Here, we are breaking down exactly …

Tutorials

80K Instagram Followers Later, Here's My #1 Advice for Better Photos (with Befores & Afters)

Spot relies on great imagery to deliver a compelling place-discovery experience. Here, our content and community lead, Kelly Lack, shares the one simple tip that has helped top Instagrammers build beautiful portfolios (and huge followings).<p>Off the bat you should know that this is not an article …

Mobile Photography

How to Use Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to Improve Landscapes

Lightroom’s graduated filter is an extremely powerful tool when used with purpose. For landscape photographers there are several different things …

My Lightroom Post-Production Workflow After a Day Behind the Lens

This post is a basic rundown of how things work behind my lens, after a big day of shooting. In this case, it’s mountain biking. However, whether …

How To Create The Film Look In Lightroom Without Presets

You’ve probably come across presets for Lightroom that claim to create the film look on your pictures. And while some really do the job, most of the …

‘What You Put in the Frame Determines the Photo’

Here’s an inspiring 5-minute video in which renowned street photographer Joel Meyerowitz talks about his approach and mindset to making …

A Day in the Life of Street Photographer John Free

Los Angeles-based street photographer John Free just published this inspiring 14-minute video in which he discusses and demonstrates his street …

How to Use the Powerful New Local Adjustments in Lightroom CC

Along with the new pano and HDR tools Adobe added a really neat feature in its recent release of Lightroom CC (or Lightroom 6 if you buy the …

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 1 (Lightroom)

So far you’ve read countless articles on techniques that involve editing portraits, but mostly it involves one or two techniques which makes it hard …

You Should Be Calibrating Your Printer & SilverFast Is A Great Option

If you’re at all into photo scanning or printing, in all likelihood you’re aware of LaserSoft Imaging. The company and its products are well known to …

How To Use Lightroom Filters For Better Editing

At some point in your journey into learning post-production, you are almost certainly going to come across the filter options in Adobe Lightroom. …

How To Use The 3 Most Important New Features In Lightroom 6

To be honest, I’ve been waiting for Lightroom 6 for a while now, and I know I’m not the only one! Judging from the threads on every photography forum …

Lightroom CC’s New Brush Feature For The Graduated Filter

My name is Brian Matiash and I am a working photographer and author based in Portland, OR. I specialize in landscape & travel photography and have …

How to Create Intense Portraits in Lightroom

Many times when you are processing portraits in Lightroom or Photoshop you are working towards a soft, pleasing look. However, with some portraits …

Tutorials

Dealing with Exposure Problems (the Highlights and Shadows Sliders) in Lightroom

I always think of the Highlights and Shadows sliders as “problem solvers.” Sometimes the problems are caused by what I did in-camera (I took a shot …

Tutorials

Finessing a Post-Crop Vignette in Lightroom

Vignettes are a two edged sword, and many of us fall to their siren song. Vignettes can really make your photographs look masterfully finished, but …

10 Quick Lightroom Tips and Shortcuts

Lightroom is a powerful and complex program. It’s great to have shortcuts and fast ways to do things you do often. Here are ten Lightroom tips to …

Lightroom Tips to Improve Your Black & White Photos

Andrew S. Gibson’s stunning black & white portraits manage to capture attention and impress at first sight. In the video tutorial below, he explains …

10 Pieces of Advice for New Lightroom Users

If you are new to Lightroom then it can be a bit overwhelming. As an experienced Lightroom user, there are things that I wish I had known when I …

Tutorials

4 Approaches to Black & White Conversion in Lightroom

Black and white photos can be powerful and inspiring, but it’s not always simple. With digital photography it is easy to convert a color photo to …

Where Should I Keep My Lightroom Catalog?

Keeping your Lightroom catalog safe is essential to preserving your hard work. After all, your catalog contains your organization (and possibly the …