Neil Perrin

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Why Aperture Priority is the Most Preferred Shooting Mode by Photographers

Photographers have their own shooting preferences. Some like using flash, some don’t. Some love to play around with depth of field, while others want …

Quick Tip to Speed Up Lightroom

Fix #1: Optimize<p>If Lightroom has been running great then suddenly you notice it has been slowing down, your first task should be to optimize your …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Video: An Intro to Polarizing Filters in Photography

If you’re unfamiliar with the subject of polarizing filters in photography, here’s an educational video that can bring you up to speed. Mark Ryan …

Capturing The Beauty of the Urban Landscape

As a landscape photographer, my first inclination is to march off into the wilderness and find beautiful natural settings to photograph at some …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …

4 Awesome Android Apps That Offer Features iPhone Users Can't Have

We resurrected our recurring series on great Android apps that offer cool features iPhone users can’t have, and it was one of our most popular posts …

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Authentic Ratatouille, Arkhip, Nickainley

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

Tutorials

Photoshop Video Tutorial #2: Layer Masks from The Beginners Basics Series

<b>Brand new to Photoshop?</b> Literally got hooked up on Adobe Creative Cloud last week? If so, more than likely you're fumbling around trying to make …

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

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 …

Lightroom

Misfit combines Bolt smart bulb with sleep data to wake you gently

Misfit, creator of the Shine and Flash fitness trackers, has this week launched a new product, but rather than creating another wearable, it has …

How to Photograph Sunsets With a Surreal Effect

Sunset photography is one of the most common, but most diverse, subjects in the realm of landscapes. No two sunsets are ever alike, and the amount of …

Adding These Three Elements to a Landscape Composition Can Make Your Shot Pop

One of the keys to stunning landscape photographs is so obvious that it is often overlooked. If you find your landscapes lacking in awe, try adding …

The Magic of Trading, or: How I Got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L II for Just $145

I got a $2,100 Canon 85mm f/1.2L for $145 earlier this year. To be honest, it was more like $145 plus a couple trips to Starbucks, but it was still a …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! Here are the headlines this week!<p>Plex released a huge update with a bunch of new features.<br>• NVIDIA released Half-Life 2: Episode 1 for NVIDIA Shield Tablets.<br>• Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides all received big updates this week.<br>• Google Now is going everywhere including …

Photography Studio Lighting Setup Tips

Hair lights, back lights, and barn doors, oh my! Studio lighting can be overwhelming when you first start getting into it. Some photographers out …

9 Tips for Photographing Kids

We all know that working with kids is as tough as it gets. They’re energetic, fast, and often don’t pay much attention to what is going on around …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

Shutter Speed

What to Do When There is Dust Inside Your Camera?

If it’s the first time for you to see dust inside your camera or your lens, you need to relax and understand something – it’s normal. Let's face it. …

5 Important Tone Mapping Tips That Will Improve Your HDR

Tone mapping is at the heart of what most people consider to be HDR photography. Although we have a wonderful array of tone mapping software at our …

5 Reasons Not to Feel Weird on Your First Portrait Session

Sometime around 2004 I took a job serving tables at a local Thai restaurant. It was my first experience in the world of face to face customer …

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 …

Stunning Product Photography with an iPhone and a Desk Lamp

As I start to get more campaign work via Instagram for product photography, I've found that I need to use every bit of my creative mindset to get the …

6 "Hidden" Camera Features You Will Be Glad You Discovered

How well do you know your camera? Do you know everything that it’s capable of? It’s certainly possible you know your camera like the back of your …