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Change Your Background To Any Color In Photoshop

Whether you’re shooting a product, person, pooch or child, there may come a time when you want to change the color of your background. I’ve seen lots …

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

In a perfect world, there would be nothing disturbing the flawless look of your subject and its beautiful surroundings. Nothing would distract the …

Tutorials

Video: How to Use the Sun During Shoots at Sunrise, Noon, and Magic Hour

The sun can be a photographer’s best friend: it is a constant source of light that lasts all day and doesn’t require any power from your end to keep …

Refine Edge – Your Best Friend in Photoshop

Being able to create precise selections of objects, even if they have fuzzy edges is of major importance in Photoshop. You're not only going to need …

Tutorials

Micro Drone 3.0 is a Cheap Camera Drone That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The prospect of cheaply and easily capturing photos and footage from the skies is one of the many aspects that makes camera drones so alluring. With …

Create a DIY Battery Charging Board to Help Organize Your ‘Battery Insanity’

If you have multiple cameras and powered accessories at your disposal, you know that battery charging can quickly become an unorganized nightmare. …

Battery Charging

ANKR: Peace of Mind About Your Camera Bag for $25

I just installed an ANKR in my camera bag. Over the past 10 years I’ve had this reoccurring dream about my camera gear and my backpack being stolen. …

How to Set Up Your Digital SLR for Night Photography

Setting up a digital camera specifically for the type of photos you like to produce is essential to get the best from any camera. In this article I …

DSLR Cameras

How to Create Ultra-Soft Cross Light for Your Portraits

Photographers who shoot portraits for a living are absolutely crazy about soft light. They’d go miles to get the perfect light to create stunning …

Dresses

ReSnap Expands Its 'Smart', Automated Photo Book Creation Platform

ReSnap, a company that automatically creates a book of photographs from a range of sources, has announced an update for its beta platform, which it promises is now smarter than ever.<p>This time last year, ReSnap launched its beta that allowed you to create a photo book from a wide variety social and …

EllaSnap Helps You Measure and Design Your Walls for Photo Collages

EllaSnap is a photo canvas and book making service that offers an interesting app for helping you design a photo arrangement for your walls. Instead …

Want to Get into Medium Format for Cheap? Try the Kiev 88

For better or worse, after lots of camera testing we believe that the best option when it comes to trying to get into medium format photography is to …

Cameras

4 Easy Dodging and Burning Techniques in Photoshop

When it comes to dodging and burning, everyone has their own technique. Some take a little more time than others, but the results will ultimately be …

Behind the scenes testing a new ring light with a beautiful Miss Sweden Dani Karlsson

Photographer Jarmo Pohjaniemi has just finished the testing period and the Chimera Ring Light will go to production early March. Additional …

Easily Apply the Trendy Desaturated Skin Look in Photoshop

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</b>This is just about the hottest Photoshop portrait technique out …

Scrim It and Light It - How to Photograph in Hard, Direct Sunlight

Learning to find the perfect light is something that takes time and experience. But what do you do when the perfect light isn't there? Shooting in …

Affinity Photo is a New Pro Photoshop Alternative for Mac Users: Get It for Free

Affinity Photo is a new program that was launched today by the England-based software company Serif. It’s designed to be a powerful alternative to …

Studio Binder Lets Photographers Send and Track Call Times with Ease

Studio Binder is a new service that’s designed to help photographers and filmmakers send and track call times with their cast and crew. The service …

Wundershine is a Picture Frame System with a Built-in Thermal Printer

Wundershine is a new Dutch company that’s trying to revolutionize how we view and interact with wall-mounted picture frames. They’re working on an …

How to Shoot Large Products on a White Background

London-based interdisciplinary photographer Sean Tucker has created a helpful three-part video tutorial that teaches the basics of shooting larger …

Fashion Toning Using Photoshop’s Color Lookup Adjustment Layer

Excerpt from <i>The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</i>You see color toning and film-look effects just about everywhere you …

Tutorials

WhiteAlbum Brings Disposable Camera Photography to Your Smartphone

WhiteAlbum is a new app and service that wants to bring the fun of disposable camera photography to the world of smartphones. It’s a camera app that …

LaCie’s Rugged RAID is an External HD That Protects Your Files with Two Drives

French computer company LaCie has announced a backup hard drive that’s perfect for photographers who want to make sure their data stays safe in the …

Seagate Seven is the World’s Thinnest External Hard Drive for Storing Your Photos On the Go

Want to cut down on the size and weight of your photo storage system when shooting on the go? You may want to check out the new Seagate Seven …

LiveBlend Lets You Capture Double Exposure Photos on Your Phone with a Real Time View

Photographer Eric Kunz has created a new iPhone app that makes it easy to create high-quality double exposure photographs using your phone. It’s …

Tip: Use the Magical ‘Match Total Exposures’ Feature in Lightroom for a Quick Fix

If you’re just starting out in Lightroom (or haven’t explored its features much), perhaps you haven’t heard of the powerful “Match Total Exposures” …