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How to Create an On-Demand Photo Book in Adobe Lightroom

Creating your own photo book has never been more convenient thanks to the rise of on-demand book printers. Now anyone can create, share, and even …

How to relight an image in Lightroom

Sometimes when you post-process an image, you may notice that some more interesting lighting would have really improved the scene and made the photo …

Your Basic Lighting Kit: A Spin Around the Block

Okay, so the UPS guy has just dropped off your box of new lighting gear. What do you do with it? Where do you start?<p>That is exactly the gap we …

5 Common “Lightroom Lost my Photos!” Mistakes

1. Lightroom lost or deleted my photo!<p>Before you panic and think Lightroom lost or deleted your photo, ask yourself did you import the photo to your …

Rembrandt Lighting

Rembrandt lighting is one of the core lighting setups used by portrait photographers because its ability to produce softly lit facial features. The …

Golden Hour, Any Hour: A Photographer's Guide to Faking It

It has happened to all of us. We spend countless hours planning, scheduling, and coordinating for a beautiful golden hour photo shoot only to have …

Another Useful Lightroom Feature You Probably Did Not Know Existed

I feel like I'm constantly hearing about new shortcuts in Lightroom that make my workflow increasingly painless. This is one that's been around for a …

How To Enhance Eyes Using Lightroom

Everyone has heard the saying, "The eyes are the window to the soul." There is a lot of truth to this when it comes to photographs. The first thing …

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 …

Photo Idea: Shoot Through Christmas Lights to Get a Holiday Bokeh Effect on the Cheap

Here’s a simple photo idea that photographer Nick Fancher came up with for the folks over at <i>Digital Photography School</i>. If you wanna add some holiday …

Turn Your Photo into An Artwork

Have you ever wanted to do something a little different with your photographs? Not stop with the simple click of the shutter and turn it into an …

Bridging the Gap: What Classical Art Can Teach You About Creating Timeless Photographs

In a similar vein as the comprehensive composition video we shared with you yesterday, this 2012 lecture by photographer Adam Marelli uses classical …

3 Reasons to Shoot Vertical Aspect Landscapes and 6 Tips on How to Shoot Them

A Guest Contribution by Todd Sisson – author of our Landscape Photography eBook. The majority of landscape images are photographed in the horizontal …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

7 Elements that Make Japanese Gardens a Photographer's Paradise

When thinking of landscape photography, we typically make an instant leap to large scale subjects — mountains, deserts, beaches, canyons. Landscape, …

25 Most Useful Photography Cheat Sheets – Part1

Here we have collected some very useful Photography Cheat Sheets. I am sure, these diagrams will be very useful for beginners and amateur …

The Story Behind That Picture - How to Win Photo Competitions

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Cheetyr is the Searchable Photoshop Cheat Sheet You’ve Been Waiting For

Photoshop is a wonderful resource, full of creative potential; to help streamline that creative potential, Adobe has included an insane amount of …

$5 DIY Hack Gives Almost Any GorillaPod Magnetic Capabilities

GorillaPods are an incredible little photography accessory to have in your arsenal. You can pick up a model for cameras as small as a GoPro and as …

What Photographers are NOT Considering When Using High ISO

It’s no secret now that modern cameras have taken photographers to new heights with their ability to shoot at and above ISO 1600. Personally, I can …

DIY: Create a Dead Simple Product Shot Setup Using One Light and Tin Foil

If you’re looking for a dead-simple product shot setup that will yield impressive results, this two minute tutorial is just what you’re …

Step-by-step Guide to Long Exposure Photography

Unfortunately often it happens that the result we get is far from our expectations, and we end up classifying the long exposure as a demoniacal …

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How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore

When it comes to photographing the elusive Milky Way in one of the most light-polluted major cities like Singapore, timing is critical. Most of the …

Photoshop Playbook: Noise Reduction in Photoshop

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