Paul R Boon

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Add Realistic Shadows to Your Image in Photoshop

When a photographer drops a new element into a composite photograph, one of the biggest challenges is using shadows to create believable depth to the …

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Start-to-Finish High-End Skin Retouching in Photoshop

One of the best educators in the realm of Photoshop and post-production for beginners is Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, who is widely regarded for his …

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Portrait Sharpening Photoshop Tutorial

The typical way to sharpen a photo in post-production involves global sharpening. But you have the subject’s eyes, their clothing, facial hair, and …

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A Quick and Easy Way to Color Grade Images in Photoshop

Adding to or accentuating the color tones in an image is a very effective way of telling a story, eliciting an emotion, or strengthening the …

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How to Create Drama in Your Edits Using Lightroom

Creating drama with your edits can be challenging, especially if you are short on time and don’t have the resources to sit in Photoshop all day …

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Harness the Power of Color Like a Pro When Processing Landscape Photography

When we talk about landscape photography post-processing and it comes down to adjusting color, we're in most cases bombarded by theoretical terms. …

Landscape Photography

Up Your Compositing Skills by Learning How to Realistically Blend Your Subject Into the Background

There's a lot more to compositing than just getting a perfect cutout. Here are some golden tips by Unmesh Dinda of Piximperfect on how to get a …

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How Lens Compression and Perspective Distortion Work

We've talked about this before on Fstoppers, but there still seems to be some debate about lens compression. Let's dive a little deeper into …

Free Webinar: incredible HDR images from start to finish! | Skylum Blog (ex-Macphun)

Here's what you will learn.<p>Essential camera settings when shooting HDR<br>• How to shoot better HDR images from a tripod<br>• How to shoot better HDR images …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Importing Photos in Lightroom

If you haven't closely examined everything you can do when you import photos in Lightroom, you could be missing the chance to save valuable time in …

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

These Are the Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography, According to Serge Ramelli

Serge Ramelli is a professional photographer and educator we turn to again and again for great photography tips and advice. In the below video he …

Landscape Photography

Pilot narrowly misses sunbathers after making emergency landing on UK beach

This is the dramatic moment a light aircraft pilot made an emergency landing on a busy UK beach after an engine failure.<p>Zac Rockey, 47, managed to …

5 Ways to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Changing the color of an object using Photoshop is a typical use case for the software, and there are many ways to do it. This 20-minute video from …

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9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape …

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This Effect Is Bananas: Learn How to 'Copy and Paste' Any Object in Your Scene

Turn a single car into a fleet, a single soldier into an army, or a single banana into a bunch with this sweet effect.If duplicating objects in real …

Learn How to Use Photoshop's Curves and Why They're So Powerful

One of the most fundamental and powerful features of Photoshop is the Curves tool, and knowing it inside and out is key to all sorts of compelling …

Flickr's future under SmugMug control: What you need to know

If your own photos are among the tens of billions at Flickr, the photo-sharing service SmugMug agreed to acquire from Verizon's Yahoo, you might be wondering about now what will become of them.<p>When announcing the acquisition deal Friday, SmugMug made it clear it's not folding Flickr into its …

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How to Get Tack Sharp Portraits in Photoshop

This great tutorial video will show you how to better sharpen your portrait images in Photoshop.<p>Getting it right in camera is only half the battle. …

Eight Lesser-Known Features in Photoshop That I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

Although these eight features may not be the sexiest that Photoshop has to offer, they all really do help to make my life as a photographer so much …

Documentary: Red Number 5 – Nigel Mansell’s First Indycar Season

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Films<br>• Formula 1<br>• Racing<p>At the end of the 1992 season, British Formula 1 driver Nigel Mansell shocked the racing …

Light Painting Car Interiors (Full Walk-through Photography Tutorial)

This is my first try to shoot car interiors, I used ice light 2 to light paint the car's interior & ended up with 8 different exposures that I …

How to Remove Eye Wrinkles in Portraits with Adobe Photoshop

How to Remove Eye Wrinkles in Photoshop<p>Rating:<p>5.00 based on 1 Rating<p>April 19, 2018 By Julian<p>How to Remove Eye Wrinkles in Photoshop …

The power of curves in Photoshop for making precise targeted adjustments to your photographs

Curves are immensely powerful in Adobe Photoshop. You can use them to add pop to your images, but did you know you could also use them to precisely …

Creating a natural-looking depth of field effect using Adobe Photoshop

A blurred background is why many photographers choose fast lenses for portraiture. You want to be able to create good separation between your subject …

Here’s a Simple Explainer on How to Use the Powerful Curves Adjustment in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones …

How to Precisley Match Colors in Photoshop

There are numerous ways to do any one specific job in Photoshop, but getting colors to match can be one of the more trickier tasks. In this video by …

How To Process Long Exposure Black And White

Following a pair of articles I wrote for Alpha Universe devoted to long exposure photography (here and here), I'm now going to elaborate on my …

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Still-life photography tips

<b>Still-life photography leaves nothing to chance. Tim Clinch explains how to maximise the potential of this classical and underused genre of</b> …

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Luminar Jupiter Update Brings Speed Boost and 300+ Improvements

Skylum, the company formerly known as Macphun, has just announced the latest version of Luminar, its photo editing Photoshop/Lightroom competitor. …