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How to Make Your Existing Photos Shine in Post Production in The Next 20 Minutes (Lightroom Special)

Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not …

30 of the Most Important Photoshop Features and How to Use Them

Nate Dodson over at TutVid just put together one of the most comprehensive overviews of Photoshop’s key tools and features we’ve ever seen. 30 …

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

Photography Guide to Mastering Aperture, ISO & Shutter Speed - Dam

When you <b>learn photography</b>, there comes a time when you want to move past the auto mode.<p>Switching to shooting in manual mode can be a daunting …

How to Create a Stacked Photo of the Moon

So you want to learn to take stacked images like the one above? Great! You’ve come to the right place — just read on.<p>Things you’ll need<p><b>1.</b> Tripod <b><br>2.</b> …

#Gardening : Square Foot Gardening Layout

Gardening<p><b>The ten basic tenets of square-foot gardening are:</b><p>1. Arrange your garden in squares, not rows. Lay it out in 4′x4′ planting areas.<br>• 2. Build …

How to Change the Colors of a Photo in Adobe Photoshop

Tell me if you’ve ever experienced something like this – You install a new program on your computer (such as Adobe Photoshop), open it up and start …

DIY - Self Watering Tomato Buckets - Quiet Corner

“You can never have too many tomato plants, but what happens when you run out of room in the garden. Tomatoes are probably the most versatile plant …

Gardening

Make Stunning Video Presentations with Spark Video from Adobe

Adobe Voice has long been my favorite digital storytelling app for making video presentations and photo slideshows on iOS device. All you have to do …

Common Lawn Weeds - How to Handle Them - Quiet Corner

There are many common lawn weeds that you may know by their appearance yet not by name. But in such cases, do you truly “know” them? Perhaps not well …

27 essential keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign and more

Adobe’s software and tools enable the creation of amazing digital works, whether you're using Photoshop to whip up multi-layered visuals, putting …

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40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

Landscaping

Colossus: How to Turn Skin to Metal in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingAs our X-Men week continues, we honor everybody's favorite Steel-Skinned Russian with a look at how to transform skin into …

South African Wildflowers Come Alive in this Lightroom Tutorial (Sponsored)

In the lush surroundings of his Cape Town home, photographer Gavin Pickford ventures into the mountains, wildflowers, and coastlines of South Africa. …

How to Choose the Sharpest Aperture | Spencer Cox

Photographers have a dilemma. If you want your photographs to have the largest possible depth of field – from the foreground to infinity – a small …

Everything you need to know to assemble and care for a succulent garden

By Adrian Higgins<p>Adrian Higgins<p>Gardening columnist<p>Email Bio Follow<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>It’s hard to say at what point the growing of succulents went from being a nerdy …

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5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

How to add light rays through the clouds in Photoshop

Cloudy days are great for shooting wide open shots with a naturally soft light. But, sometimes the scene can appear a bit dull due to the lack of …

Tutorials

How to Create Your Own In-Home Photo Studio

Editor’s Note: This post appears in The Lumoid blog, and is reposted here with their permission.<p>Lumoid <i>is a band of creatives, photographers, and tech</i> …

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, sunshine, and voilà!<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

Gardening

New Lightroom Mode Turns Any Image into an Ansel Adams Masterpiece

Earlier this month, we shared a brief video homage to photography icon Ansel Adams. If you watched it, you learned how Adams spent years of time and …

Companion Plant Visual Chart for your Garden

Do some of your vegetable plants in your garden need some new best friends? Might was well plant some that make sense! Good friends with good …

9 Survival Uses for an Empty Pill Bottle

9 Survival Uses for an Empty Pill BottleDon’t Throw Those Old Pill Bottles Out Just Yet!Don’t throw away that empty prescription bottle!Here’s how to …

Jobs to do in the garden over Easter weekend

The Easter weekend is the moment when warmer temperatures, combined with time off coax us back out into the garden. Here are the top jobs that will shake your garden back into life.<p>If you have... five minutes<p>Top dress and tidy. It’s amazing the difference you can make by topping all of your pots …

Here's How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Indoors...

Along with green onions, garlic is one of the best health-friendly plants you can grow at home. It is super-easy and super-cheap. You may not like …

[How to] Build a Raised Bed for Your Veggies and Plants

21st Mar 2016<p><i>This is a guest post from the 1 Million Women community.</i><p><i>Written by Lana Hawkins</i><p>Unlike garden planters, raised beds have no bottom and …

This is Why the "Blend If" Tool in Photoshop is Amazing For Sharpening Photos

Usually, when I am sharpening or reducing noise in a picture, I end up doing it in a separate layer, and then masking the areas to which I don’t want …

How to make the best of a clay soil garden

Winter rains fill soil with water and, in most soils, this drains away. Clay soils, however, retain water thanks to the fine clay particles that hold onto water. The soil only starts to dry out in spring by evaporation from the surface, which can take until mid-late spring.<p>At this point, if the …

Adobe offers 20% off the Creative Cloud Photography plan at The Photography Show 2016

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, everyone who attends this year’s show can enjoy the magic of Adobe Creative Cloud Photography at a discounted …

Get The Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle And Save 93%

We still have a great deal on the Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, you can save 93% off the normal …