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Free portrait lighting guide: 24 essential studio lighting set-ups

<i>Become a master of professional portrait lighting with these 24 essential studio lighting set-ups. Our free portrait lighting guide offers everything</i> …

Portrait Photography

How to make a bokeh effect in Photoshop (download our cut-out portrait and follow along!)

<i>We show you how to spice up your portraits by adding out-of-focus effects. You’ll learn how to make bokeh in Photoshop by creating your own custom</i> …

Tutorials

DIY: How to Build a Wooden Overhead Camera Rig

Having an overhead camera rig can be useful for certain types of photography, including product shots, how-to images, and food photos. If you enjoy …

20 tutorials for mastering retouching photos

Photoshop is the very best tool for photography when it comes to enhancing and manipulating the look of a photograph. Its surprisingly fairly easy to …

Tutorials

Recreating the Look of Tintype Photography Using Photoshop

The other night I came across the work of photographer Victoria Will, who made real tintype portraits of some actors who attended this year’s …

Quick Photoshop Secrets 1: Instant Colour Correction

Photoshop

Using Levels in Photoshop to Image Correct Color and Contrast

You will learn how to colour correct your images and enhance contrast using the Levels Tool in Photoshop

Tutorials

4 Techniques that Will Help You Master Dodging and Burning Your Photos

If you have 30-minutes to spare for a tutorial, check out this one by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz on the techniques of dodging …

How to Price Your Wedding Photography Competitively with Bryan Caporicci

For our recent guide, <i>How to Grow A Wedding Photography Business</i> in partnership with Tamron – we spoke to Bryan Caporicci, an award-winning wedding …

eCommerce

Creating Wedding Cinemagraphs with Photographer Lindsay Adler

New York-based photographer and instructor Lindsay Adler recently collaborated with cinemagraph software maker Flixel to create a set of three …

Wedding Planner: The Biggest Hat You’ll Often Wear as a Wedding Photographer

Let’s discuss the reality of being a working wedding photographer. I’m not talking about being a ‘rockstar’ photographer who charges 25K and shoots a …

Moment's new case gives your phone a real shutter button

Taking photos with your smartphone is quick, convenient, and, more often than not, pretty fun. But even the most die-hard smartphone shooters would admit that taking photos with your phone isn't quite the same as using a traditional camera. Moment is looking to bridge the gap between smartphones …

Top 10 Most Famous Photographers of All Time

If you want to take truly memorable and moving photographs, you can learn something by studying the pictures of famous photographers. Some of the …

Street Photography

Animated GIFs Showing the Photo Composite Work of Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts is a freelance creative retoucher and digital artist based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over the past decade, he has worked on …

Best Photography Blogs to Check Out

There is always more than meets the eye when it comes to photography. You can never be quite sure if other people will understand you or your work as …

Photographers

What NOT to Say to a Photographer

Graphic designer Luca Masini of Zerouno Design created a series of graphics that feature questions or phrases that commonly annoy photographers.<p>“We …

A Solid, Simple & Effective Method For Retouching Mature Skin

It’s amazing how fast our bodies begin to rebel in both form and function. When we’re young, time seems to move as if being nudged by the gentlest …

A Guide to Photographing Your First Star Trails

One of my goals this year was to do star trails. I’ve never done it before and I’ve often imagined doing it over the salt flats just outside Salt …

Landscape Photography

How to Cut Out Hair in Photoshop

Steampunk Friends for Life: A Little Story About the Power of Networking as a Photographer

This is a story about networking, giving back, friendship, trust, #sharingiscaring and steampunk.<p>Before I moved to Cardiff, Wales, I decided that I …

20 Eye-Catching Packaging and Presentation Examples for Photographers

There are a few ways to deliver images to your clients: on a DVD, on a flash-drive, or through a custom online gallery. The first two ways are the …