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Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

The Exposure Triangle Explained in 3 Animated Videos

The exposure triangle forms the basis of creating a good exposure. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO speed are the three different factors that …

Shutter Speed

Learn How to Sharpen Your Photos Using Lightroom to Achieve Great Image Results (VIDEO)

It’s always important to refresh the basics of photo editing especially when it comes to a comprehensive and often confusing piece of imaging …

Tutorials

Make More Realistic Composites With Saturation Maps in Photoshop

Creating convincing composites is all about matching a number of characteristics, one of them being the saturation between the different elements of …

This Artist Creates Dreamlike Portraits by Combining Multiple Photos

Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Ukranian digital photo artist who creates surreal, dreamlike scenes by cutting out and combining elements from a large …

Art

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

This In-Depth Video Tutorial Reveals 10 Photoshop Tricks That You’ll Wish You Had Known Before

Image-editing impresario Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid is our go-to source of in-depth Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials that are guaranteed to make a …

Celebrity Shooter Matthew Jordan Smith Shows You How to Take Great Portraits of Women (VIDEO)

Matthew Jordan Smith is a expert portrait shooter who has photographed some of the world’s most famous people in the U.S. and abroad. In the video …

Aretha Franklin

How to Combine Flash and Ambient Light for Better Outdoor Portraits

Moving from using only natural light to flash photography is a big step for an outdoor photographer, but before you ditch ambient light entirely, …

Photography

This Free Software Can Upscale and Enlarge Photos Better than Photoshop

Upscaling a photograph always means trading resolution for size. And while Photoshop’s “preserve details” scaling does a pretty good job, there’s a …

Software

A Look at How One Zoom Lens Can Tell Three Stories

Many prime lens lovers will tell you they don’t need no stinkin’ zoom lenses, just “zoom with your feet” as they say. But there is a point to zoom …

Photos of Children From Around the World With Their Most Prized Possessions

Chiwa – Mchinji, Malawi<p>Shot over a period of 18 months, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti‘s project <i>Toy Stories</i> compiles photos of children …

High Key Portrait Lighting with 3 Lights

You might think you need an abundance of expensive lighting gear in order to create a high key lighting setup for commercial quality images like …

DIY: Make a Sealed 50mm Freelens for Less Than $80

Freelensing is the use of a lens decoupled from your camera, manual orienting the lens on various angles to tilt and shift the lens to alter the …

Cameras

How To Take Headshots

At a recent Google+ photography conference Peter Hurley provided more great tips on how to take headshots. When his presentation, The Art of The …

10 Portrait Photographers You Should Follow Right Now on 500px

<i>Looking for new photographers to follow on 500px? Great! We’ve got a set of Top 10 lists in the works that’ll help you do just that. We’ll work our</i> …

Photographers

28 Images of Photographers Getting Their Shot

How to Select and Change Colors in Photoshop

Learn how to create selections based on color, and then replace that color in Photoshop. Also, learn to fix your selection using a Layer Mask.

Tutorials

Johnny Boychuk reaches seven-year deal with Islanders

The arrivals of Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy gave the New York Islanders a needed boost back to playoff contention.<p>Now, Boychuk will be staying with the Islanders long-term after agreeing to a seven-year extension on Thursday. The deal is worth $42 million, according to a person with knowledge of …

The Atlas of Beauty: Portraits of Beautiful Women in Countries Around the World

Romanian photographer Noroc Mihaela is on a mission to photograph women from every single country on Earth in order to show that beauty is found …

Cyberbullying law requires students to reveal Facebook passwords

• Illinois kids can be held accountable even for posts made after school<br>• Law stands in contrast to other states’ privacy-protecting measures<p>There’s an emerging threat hanging over the heads of school bullies: a new law aimed at stopping cyberbullying will force schoolchildren to hand over their …

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 …

$800 (Rebel) vs $5400 (Mark III) | Can You Tell The Difference?

Mother of Ten and Talented Photographer Captures Wonderful Natural Light Portraits

Lisa Holloway might be a super-human. Until we get her near some kryptonite, we can’t be sure, but the self-taught photographer somehow manages to …

Heroes, Villains, and Pop Culture Characters Go ‘Super Flemish’ in 16th Century Style Portraits

What if Superman was born in the sixteenth century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? How might Van Eyck have portrayed Snow White? These are the …

How to Properly Resize Images for Facebook

Love it or hate it, Facebook has become an important social media platform for not only promoting your work, but also for finding new clients. …

Why You Need A Tablet & How It’ll Transform Your Lightroom Workflow

I can’t function in clutter. I loathe clutter. I’m not necessarily OCD about it, but I learned a long time ago that it makes more sense for me to …

3 Techniques for Retouching Skin

Portrait photographers strive to achieve beautiful skin in their images. Getting beautiful skin that is also realistic and preserves natural skin …