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Brilliant Article From Martin Evening on Lightroom vs. Capture One Pro

Martin did a just brilliant job on this eye-opening article, and I want you to be able to read it (even if you’re not a KelbyOne member). His article …

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

'The Light in Your Eye' Explores Catch Lights and How They Impact Your Image

In this thoughtful video from Dedo Weigert, "catch lights" (or "eye lights") are analyzed in-depth, with many examples and explanations as to what …

Rembrandt

Step by Step Tutorial for How to Shoot Tethered

Tethered shooting is a photography technique that has been practiced by many professional photographers for years. In short, tethering allows you to …

Laptops

The Top 10 Photography Lighting Facts You Should Know

<b>1. The broader the light source, the softer the light.</b><p>The narrower the source, the harder the light. A broad light source lessens shadows, reduces …

Nik HDR Efex Pro Control Points – How to Use Them Cleverly

In this video tutorial you will learn how to use Nik HDR Efex Pro's control point feature most effectively to cover a irregularly shaped region of …

Tutorials

How to Create Dramatic Skies in Aurora HDR

In this video tutorial, I'm going to show you how to bring out the sky in your images with Aurora HDR without overdoing it and without creating a …

Tutorials

Squeezing More Dynamic Range out of Your HDR Photos

In this video, I'll show you how to prepare your source photos in Lightroom before you take them to Photomatix to squeeze out all the dynamic</b> …

Tutorials

Photoshop’s Content-Aware Tools Explained

Photoshop' content-aware tools are incredibly powerful whenever you need to push pixels around. In this series of featured videos you'll learn it …

Tutorials

How to Mask a Sky Behind Trees in Lightroom

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to use Lightroom's Adjustment Brush to adjust a sky even if it partially shines through trees.<b>Read the</b> …

Tutorials

How to Turn on the Lights in Your Images in Lightroom

Photographing interiors where you don't have control over the lighting can be a bit of a lottery. In this video, I'll show you how to use Lightroom …

Tutorials

Advanced Sky Selections in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a perfect sky selection even in difficult cases, using Channels, Levels and an Overlay</b> …

Tutorials

How to Correct Converging Lines the Right Way in Lightroom

In this video, I will show you how to correct your images for converging lines in Lightroom while avoiding the common over-corrected look.<b>Read the</b> …

Tutorials

How to Dodge and Burn in Lightroom

In these videos, you will learn everything about how to Dodge and Burn in Lightroom by using the adjustment brush.<b>Read the full article: "How to</b> …

Tutorials

How to Remove Ghosting in Photoshop

In this video, you will learn how to fix ghosting in Photoshop by clever layer masking, blending and cloning.<b>Read the full article: "How to Remove</b> …

Tutorials

Photoshop Smart Objects for Photographers

In this series of featured videos, you're going to learn how to use smart objects in Photoshop to boost your photography workflow.<b>Read the full</b> …

Photography

Hands-on with Pictar, which adds buttons and wheels to your iPhone camera

There’s no denying that your smartphone’s camera is getting better and better for every generation, but what’s a poor photography nerd to do about controllability? Miggo’s Kickstarter-funded Pictar is shipping soon, and might be just the thing to teach your iPhone some additional photography …

Sony

Quick Tip: How to Fix Shiny Skin in Photoshop and Lightroom

Here’s a quick retouching tip that almost every portrait photographer will end up using at least once: how to quickly and easily fix shiny or oily …

Review: SanDisk’s iXpand Memory Case adds up to 128GB storage & extra battery life to iPhone 6/6s

SanDisk’s latest iXpand product is a Lightning flash drive in the form of an iPhone case, allowing you to easily have extra storage for your iPhone at all times. And the iXpand Memory Case has an optional battery pack that attaches magnetically, turning the case into a single solution for both …

Gear & Gadgets

Photo Stacking: Awesome Daytime Long-Exposure Photography

Do you daydream of shooting soft, silky waves? Do you long to create dreamy, daytime landscapes with smooth, stretched clouds? If so, get your head …

Landscape Photography

Is It Time To Switch From Lightroom to Capture One Pro? Here’s Why It Might Be

I’ve been a rather happy Lightroom user since version 2. However, last year, I made the switch to Capture One 9, and here’s a short breakdown of why …

Ep. 72: Are We Too Sensitive or Desensitized in 2016? – and more

Featured: <b>Gravity Backdrops founder Mimi Stojanovic</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, please take a …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

What you need to know about realistic photo compositing and image manipulation - a primer

Creating realistic photo composites or photo manipulation isn’t as hard as it looks. The steps you have to take to create a good composite are …

Instant Replay: Lightroom Q&A

Levi Sim is passionate about making photographs and helping others make their pictures better, too. He's a full-time photographer making business …

How to Remove A Soft-Edged Object Using The Pen & Clone Stamp Tools In Photoshop

Last week I came across a photo by Adolfo Peñaloza in the Constructive Critique section of our website. It was a nice portrait and just needed some …

How to Use HDR Merge in Lightroom

There are lots of plug-ins that you can use with Lightroom to create High Dynamic Range (HDR) images. Photomatix and HDR Efex Pro are two of the best …

How to choose AF points: pros and cons of single point vs area selection

While the lens’s maximum effective aperture determines the total amount of AF points available, the AF Area Selection mode enables you to choose how …

3 Traits Of A Successful Studio Photographer

As a studio owner I am privileged to see many different photographers working in my studio space. I have a chance to observe their individual working …

Self-improvement

Apple confirms OS X update broke Ethernet port on some Macs, here’s how to fix

If Apple hasn’t yet made the Ethernet network port on your Mac obsolete by not including it, as is the case with most Macs sold today, then it may have accidentally broke the port last week in an OS X kernel extension update. Many users complained about the issue online: they had randomly found …

Linux