George Osmolski

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17 Things Every Photographer Should Be Able to Do in 10 Seconds

There are some abilities that should just be second nature to photographers. Here are 17 such things to make you have down pat to keep you prepared …

7 Useful Camera Tricks for Nikon Shooters

If you’re a Nikon shooter, listen up. Wildlife photographer and knowledgeable Nikon shooter Steve Perry has some really useful tips and tricks that …

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Tutorials

The NPF Rule: A Formula for Sharp Star Photos Every Time

A common rule of thumb to figure out your maximum shutter speed for sharp stars at night is to divide 500 by your focal length. Sometimes it’s called …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Five Must-Know Photoshop Quick Tips

“Photoshoppers" are very particular in the way they use the program. Many utilize a workflow that includes tricks, keyboard short cuts, etc. Some get …

Tutorials

Make your photos look amazing for free with Adobe Photoshop Express

Introduction<p>Adobe Photoshop is the tool of choice for professional photographers the world over. Its enormous toolset gives experts an incredible …

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

PhotoPills is Officially Available for Android

One of the most popular location scouting and photography planning apps in the world is getting its long-(long-long-long-)awaited debut on Android. …

Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes in Black and White Photography

Black and white photography has been around for nearly 180 years, ever since Louis Daguerre introduced the daguerreotype process to the world. It is …

Tutorials

5 reasons why your laptop is slow

If your old laptop is starting to show its age, there can be any number of issues affecting its performance. Here are five likely culprits for why your laptop is running so frustratingly slow and five solutions to return it to its former glory.<p>1. Spinning hard drive<p>I speak from experience when I …

MacBook Pro

Less Is More: Black and White Minimalism

I started taking black and white photographs after being inspired by two great masters: Ansel Adams and Michael Kenna. Ansel Adams taught me the magic of tonality in black and white; Kenna taught me about arrangements and balance.<p>The truth is that black and white photography is not defined in only …

13-inch MacBook Pro: 2016 vs. 2015

Size<p>The new 13-inch MacBook Pro (note that we excluded the 15-inch options from this comparison) gets a more compact footprint, sticking with the …

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least check on your new MacBook.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Has Apple released an update to …

Yelp Advertising Failed Me as a Small Business Photographer

My name is Jessica Rosa, and I’ve been a professional photographer for more than 20 years. I feel cheated by Yelp’s advertising services, and I want …

4 Landscape Photography Tutorials All About Post-Processing

Even after you’ve taken a photo, the image can continue to evolve through post-processing—whether it’s enhancing sharpness, color correction, …

Tutorials

What it is like to be a colourblind photographer

I have never tried to put this into written words before but here goes – I am colourblind. And I am a photographer. In my particular case, and in the …

Leica M10 – Not a Love Letter

By Michael Rowe. Michael is a Melbourne photographer who teaches to pay the bills. He is currently pursuing his PhD in crowdsourcing [ Editor’s Note: …

Photography SEO and Web Marketing Workshop: WordPress for Photographers

You are watching a free tutorial from Photography SEO and Web Marketing Workshop.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the …

15 photography magazines that you should definitely follow on Instagram

Or – “A reminder of this social network origins”<p>It’s 2017 and Instagram is now 600 million users strong, that’s <i>a lot</i> of new images/videos and stories …

Superb Yet Practical Tips for Photographing Street Markets

One of the things I look forward to most when traveling to foreign countries is capturing the culture!<p>I see this as a highlight of being somewhere …

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We’re not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn’t good enough, and …

Photography

A Simple Guide to the ‘Desaturated Urban Look’ in Lightroom

The ‘desaturated urban look’ is incredibly popular these days, especially among rooftoppers and other city photographers who want to give their …

Emotional Impact of Color in Landscape Photography - Part 1

What goes into creating an emotionally compelling color landscape photograph? Certainly, subject matter is very important, as well as composition and …

Free Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017

With “Eric Kim Monochrome 1600” preset on Ricoh GR IIDear friends,As a gift, download <b>Eric Kim Lightroom Presets 2017</b> (my newest free collection of …

Street Photography

The Photography Manual

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to give you a little guide, or manual, that you can keep with you— as a source of inspiration, motivation, or any source of …

Street Photography

Simple Tricks to Getting Sharp Images With Your Camera

Let's face it.There are a lot of things that can go wrong when creating a photo.The horizon might be off or the framing might not be pleasing to the …

Framing

Beauty Retouch: How to get your images looking pro

Sarah Tucker is a retoucher with 8 years experience and she has recently recorded and put out an 8 part tutorial series for photographers and …

8 Insanely Easy Things You Can Do Today to Immediately Improve Your Landscape Photography

What if you could make just a single, easy change to the way you approach landscape photography, and see an immediate boost in the quality of the …

Landscape Photography

Top 3 Tips For Post Processing Your Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is one of the most popular genres of photography. If you look at websites like 500px or Flickr you’ll find that the...