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The Physics Behind Sunbursts and How It Can Help You Focus Your Photos

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when it comes to “sunbursts” in photos – those points of light with rays streaking out of them – people …

Landscape Photography

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 …

Tutorials

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it's clothing, the sky, or something else. This …

Tutorials

How to Use One of the Most Important & Most Powerful Tools in Photoshop: Curves (VIDEO)

Not too long ago we featured a helpful and easy-to-understand video from Nathaniel Dodson, aka Tutvid, on what he has called the most powerful and …

Tutorials

Graeme Murty quits Rangers with just three games left this season

The 43-year-old was in his second spell as interim manager of the club but has left early.<p>Graeme Murty has stepped down from his first team role at …

Soccer

Get a Well-Exposed Landscape Photo Every Time With This One Simple Trick

If I had to choose my biggest complaint about landscape photography, it would probably be the difficulty in getting a well-exposed image.<p>You've been …

Landscape Photography

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 …

Tutorials

How to Photograph the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)

You’ve been standing, gazing skyward for hours out in the cold. A gentle milky haze on the horizon begins to form, glowing brighter by the minute. …

Landscape Photography

Top tips for capturing stunning northern lights photos

While visiting Iceland and shooting with fellow photographer Mads Peter Iversen, Nigel Danson was treated to some fantastic aurora photo …

Northern Lights

Color Range Masking the Graduated & Radial Filters in Adobe Lightroom

Taking advantage of the different types of filters (Graduated, Radial) in both Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom can totally transform a wide variety of …

Should photographers use social media to grow a business?

Much has changed in the world of social media in the past two years. What was once a vibrant way of growing your business has become nearly …

Chrome adds Windows Defender to protect your Mac

Windows Defender, which protects Windows 10 PCs from malware, can now keep your Mac safe from inside Google Chrome.<p>Microsoft has turned its antivirus app into a Chrome extension that promises to detect phishing links in your emails and dodgy sites that distribute malicious software. It’s 99 percent …

Chrome 66 rolls out: Autoplay video silenced by default plus 62 bugs fixed

Chrome 66 mutes audio on autoplay video by default unless a user tends to watch video on a site with sound on.<p><i>Video: New Google Chrome filter will</i> …

Here's How to Use the Auto Settings in Lightroom To Make Your Images Instantly Pop (VIDEO)

The below Lightroom tutorial is so short and to the point, it doesn’t need much set up. In the video, Photoshop expert and photographer Benjamin …

Tutorials

Eight Lightroom Tricks for Landscape Photography

Raw processing is quite a detailed procedure and the possibilities are limited only by your knowledge and experience. That means there is always …

Milky Way spins across the sky

This composite – centered on celestial south – is made of images taken hourly from outside the dome of the Anglo-Australian Telescope at Siding …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …

Tutorials

This U-2 Spy Plane Pilot is Also a Photographer, and His Photos are Mesmerizing

<i>Image Credit: Ross Franquemont</i>Lt. Col. Ross Franquemont is a U-2 spy plane pilot in the United States Air Force.He's also one heck of a …

U2

Why bad photographers think they’re good and good photographers are rarely satisfied

Have you ever heard of the Dunning-Kruger effect? If not, it's a cognitive bias wherein people with lower ability in a particular area would rate …

Cognitive Science

Night Photography: Try It

Why do so many casual and amateur photographers shy away from taking pictures once the sun goes down? Haven’t they seen the great pictures taken at …

Landscape Photography

Everything You Need to Know About Levels in Photoshop

In Photoshop, both the levels and curves adjustment layers allow you to control the tone of your image. So which should you use? I'm a curves man …

How to Create Sun Stars in Landscapes and Avoid Lens Flare

Sun stars can be a great addition to your landscape and wildlife images – adding that extra sparkle and flare creates great impact in a photo. A sun …

Landscape Photography

A Star Photographer Breaks Down The Rules For Epic Landscape Pictures

Humans love photography. There is a natural human drive to capture images of those things we find beautiful or emotionally impactful. We fill albums and frames with pics and keep them where we can reflect on the images as we move through our days. We pay to enter galleries and museums full of …

10 Tips to Take Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

My name is Albert Dros, and I’m a professional landscape photographer from the Netherlands. This article is both for beginners and advanced landscape …

A Landscape Shooter’s Guide to Back Button Focus and Hyperfocal Distance

Want to learn how to shoot tack-sharp landscape photos? Photographer Dave Morrow made this solid 27-minute guide that teaches his personal focusing …

Landscape Photography

Editing Video in Adobe Photoshop & Camera Raw

This is one of those posts that is going to wow you. I’m going to share something today that I’m almost certain you didn’t know you could accomplish …

Here’s the Trailer for ‘Kodachrome’

Netflix purchased the rights for the upcoming movie <i>Kodachrome</i> in September 2017, and today it just released the film’s 2.5-minute trailer. The movie …

Here’s a Dazzling Time-Lapse of Mt. Everest at Night

Photographer and filmmaker Elia Saikaly has released a new time-lapse short film titled, <i>Everest</i>. It’s a dazzling look at the beauty of the world’s …

How To Disable Facebook’s Data Collection Setting, Including Phone Call & Text Logs

On Mar. 25, Facebook acknowledged that as part of their data collection process for Android users, those who downloaded Messenger on their phones and …