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How to Use the HSL Panel in Lightroom

Have you continually skipped over the HSL panel in Adobe Lightroom? As your editing technique develops, the ability to control color in your image …

Tutorials

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

Some Innovative Fixes for Those Pesky Lens Reflections in Photoshop

No matter the sneaky techniques you use to get around it, sometimes eyeglass reflections are just impossible to avoid when photographing people. It’s …

Photoshop

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

Some of the world’s wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. From Lhasa to Lima, we choose brilliant and great value routes • Top rail trips from the Man in Seat 61<p><b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of …

Trains

Stocks 101 for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Investing

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis | GQ

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dental Care

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

Books

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

Eight Lightroom Tricks for Landscape Photography

Raw processing is quite a detailed procedure and the possibilities are limited only by your knowledge and experience. That means there is always …

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Photoshop Trick to Reduce Noise in Low Light Photos

Are you looking to clean up your noisy images and prevent the grain from ruining your future pictures? The Koldunov brothers have shared a method to …

Tutorials

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Finding Good Light in Landscape Photography

There’s a reason why landscape photographers like waking up at 4AM and hiking out to the middle of nowhere. (Or, at the very least, there’s a reason …

Landscape Photography

Positive and Negative Space in Photography

The deeper you go into photography, the clearer it will be that everything is about emotion. Each decision you make – every single part of your …

Landscape Photography

Outstanding Examples of Portrait Photography

Portrait photography or portraiture is the capture by means of photography of the likeness of a person or a small group of people (a group portrait), …

How to overpower the daylight with flash to shoot flowers and macro

Overpowering the sun with flash is typically something we typically associate with photographing people. But it’s a principle that scales down …

Flowers

Here Are 7 Ways to Fix Common Photo Mistakes in Lightroom (VIDEO)

Whether you’re new to Lightroom or a seasoned image-editing veteran, the following tutorial has something for you, with seven essential techniques …

Tutorials

7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography

These 7 tips from Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter will show you why a 50mm "Nifty Fifty" lens is sometimes all you need to shoot some amazing …

Sunny day

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

8 Quick Tips on How to Ask Strangers for Portraits

You may have missed opportunities for incredible street portraits because of fear of taking photos of strangers. I myself have imagined scenarios …

Street Photography

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How to Download Facebook Videos to Your iPhone's Camera Roll

If you’re a frequent user of Facebook, then at some point you must have come across a video that you wanted to save to your iPhone or share with your …

Apps

How to capture great sunset photographs

Sunsets are one of the most common subjects for a photographer. There’s a certain majesty in watching the sun slowly go down, marking the end of a …

Landscape Photography

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Tutorials

How To Photograph Long Exposures At Night

The earth rotates at around its axis 1,000 miles per hour and hurtles around the Sun at about 70,000 miles per hour, yet the stars in the distance …

7 Secret time-saving Lightroom tips you should start using today

A few weeks ago, photographer Colin Smith showed us some useful Photoshop tricks hiding right before our eyes. Now he presents us with seven tricks …

I Swear By Meditation Apps Now—Here Are 9 You Should Try

Meditation