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iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

iOS

How Lens Compression and Perspective Distortion Work

We've talked about this before on Fstoppers, but there still seems to be some debate about lens compression. Let's dive a little deeper into …

GIF Animations

Infinite Color: I Created a Smart Color Grading Tool for Photoshop

Working as a retoucher, one of the hardest parts of my job wasn’t even the cleanup work that an image typically requires, it was the <i>color grading</i>. …

Tutorials

A Rant On Why One Photographer Hates the 24-70 For Wedding Photography | Do You?

Wedding photographers can be passionately defensive about their choice of equipment, perhaps more so than in most other genres. There’s a sense, at …

Quick tips for making sharp and precise selections in Photoshop

The Magic Wand Tool or the Quick Selection Tool can make general selections fast and easy. But they’re not 100 percent precise and you’ll often have …

These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

How to Significantly Speed Up Lightroom

I love Lightroom. It is an amazing tool that is able to do almost everything that I need when I edit, and do so in an organized way. The one problem …

Tutorials

Advanced Subject Selection: Take Complete Control of Your Backgrounds in Photoshop

I've actually had quite a few people request that I create a tutorial for my production processes wherein I add background textures into my studio …

The Basics of Shooting Video for Photographers

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.<b>Why Learn Video?</b>Having been an avid …

This lawyer helped steal $600 million from the government, got caught — then disappeared

By Avi Selk<p>Avi Selk<p>Reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>He called himself “Mr. Social Security” — a disability lawyer whose parking-lot replica of the Statue of Liberty and sophomoric ads helped make his rural practice one of the best known in Kentucky.<p>The government, on the other hand, simply calls him by his …

Corruption

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Really Handy Tips for Client Proofing Using Lightroom Web

Hi gang – and greetings from New York City (I’m doing a shoot this morning at the New York Public Library before they open to the public – a shoot …

Lightroom Faster | Match Total Exposure Vs. Synching Edits

It’s a consequence of technology today that we end up with far more shots from a single shoot than we’d have done with film. Is it a good thing? …

How to Publish Photos Directly From Lightroom to Instagram

My buddy <b>Terry White</b> came across this awesome FREE plug-in that lets you post right from Lightroom straight up to Instagram, and it works really well. …

5 Exercises To Help You See

Guest Post by Lauri Novak.<p>We are all photographers. Phones. Tablets. Cameras. Every one of us can at almost any given moment take a photo. The …

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything …

All About How to SHARPEN Your Photos in Lightroom

01:34 Starting the Sharpening Workflow for a Landscape Photo <br>04:16 The Power of the Masking Slider <br>07:42 Sharpening a Portrait <br>09:27 Clarity for …

The Free Way to Become Rich

Dear friend,<p>I will share with you a secret on how to become rich — for free.<p>1. Don’t lose money<p>First of all, the biggest mistake we have in trying to …

Finding Success as a Photographer

If you are like me, and many others, you love photography. It is something you think about constantly and wish it could sustain you full time if at …

3 Tips For Choosing the Right Headshot Photographer

Nothing strikes anxiety and horror into the hearts of actors more than being told it’s time to update their headshots. Finding the right headshot …

FilmLight announces free Baselight STUDENT edition

<b>FilmLight is looking to grow its user base with a new free edition which is at turns more curated and more involved than its rivals. By Matt …

Using Household Items to Create Stunning Foreground Bokeh

We all love to spend money on the latest and greatest photo gear, whether it be a $120 reflector with a hole in it (I’m just jealous I didn’t market …

How to Conquer Anger

I once read that anger is like drinking poison, and hoping that the other person dies.<p>How do we conquer anger? Here are some personal remedies that …

Rare 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation' Doc Surfaces; Watch Now! - Bloody Disgusting

Not all special features end up on the DVD.<p>Written and directed by Kim Henkel, fourth installment <b>Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation</b> isn’t …

Fujifilm launches ‘Pro’ tethered shooting plug-in for Lightroom with live view and remote control

Fujifilm X-T2 owners will soon be able to shoot tethered to Adobe’s Lightroom image manipulation software application using a new plug-in that will …

Here is how to start with Magic Lantern (Canon steroids for free)

Magic Lantern Is one of the more powerful pieces of software ever released for Canon cameras. ML was released a good few years ago, but I am still …

Repurposing Old Equipment: Hard Drives

In my first year of photography, I shot more than 100,000 pictures, which yielded two results: my photography got better quickly, and my computer’s …

Tutorial: A Super Simple Way to Create Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

There’s no shortage of methods for creating the partially animated photographs we call cinemagraphs; however, if simplicity and minimal effort is …

Lightroom Organization & Workflow: Our Two Recommended Catalog Workflows

You are watching a free tutorial from Lightroom Organization & Workflow.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR …

Complete Shooting and Raw Processing Workflow with Adobe Lightroom Mobile

Not only that, this tutorial also takes things further by showing some of the Adobe Photoshop editing techniques Elia Locardi used to create one of …

Photoshop