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Over 1,500 Free 4K Stock Video Clips, All Courtesy of a Single Cinematographer

Mitch Martinez is a Philadelphia-based director of photography and cinematographer. Over the past 2.5 years, he has been working on building a free …

How to Give Your Macro Photography a Fine Art Touch in Post-Processing

Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss …

Photog! Transforms Your Offline Pictures Folder Into a Photo Website

If you’d like to quickly create a custom photography website and are familiar with installing software through a command line interface, there’s a …

Make a Pocket Portfolio for a Way to Stand Out When Out and About

As a photographer, I’m constantly striving for new ways to stand out. While considering that some of the greatest opportunities to create a lasting …

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

How to Get Creative with Long-Exposure Photography

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …

The Ultimate Guide to Workflow in Lightroom and Photoshop

Tutorial Shows You How to Make the Most of the Clone Stamp Tool

While the clone stamp tool is one of the most vital and frequently-used tools available within Photoshop, it’s also one that few know how to use most …

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

How do you photograph the Moon? | Martin Robbins

Photograph: Martin Robbins/Martin J. Robbins<p>The moon is very bright, and easily over-exposed. Photograph: Martin Robbins<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>https://static-secure.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/4/29/1398802296812/43fb6003-001c-4d91-84dd-e6fe71a03889-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Martin …

Get Inspired: 31 Absolutely Marvelous Photography Links

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet for the best …

Clever Hack Gives Your DSLR Nine Times the Battery Life

When it comes to days where there are long periods of shooting — particularly video — it’s always nice to know you have enough battery power to make …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

4 Tips for Directing Photography Subjects to Achieve Your Vision

You can feel it pulsing through the crowd during any soccer game, fueling all of the screaming and whooping and dancing and boozing, the reason …

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How to Make a Great Promo Video for Your Photography Business

Phenomenal photos may speak for themselves, but they can’t speak 100% for the experience a client has working with a photographer. No matter how …

Photography

How to Capture Striking Silhouettes in 7 Easy Steps (With 10 Stunning Examples)

Photographers exert an awful lot of time and anxious energy fretting over how to light a subject; specifically, we all tend to fear shadows. Harsh …

How to Set Up Your Photography Blog and Get Noticed

Love it or hate it, the internet these days is ruled by social media. If you don’t share, like, +1 and comment, the chances are, you are not going to …

Photography Tips for Using Flash on a Black Background

Shooting portraits against a black background makes a dramatic statement. It forces the viewer to give the subject their undivided attention, and it …

9 Ways to Make Photoshop’s Adjustment Layers Easier to Use

<i>This is a guest post by photographer Glenn Orion</i><p>There are far more photographers – from the amateur to the professional – who have embraced the need …

How To Make Realistic Lens Flares In Photoshop & In Camera

Lens flares, originally were unwanted. They’re caused either by a bright light source in the image (frame) or just outside of it, refracting through …

How to Use Off-Camera Lighting for Wedding Photography

Wedding photography may very well be one of the hardest and most stressful of the photography careers. You are not only out there trying to perfect …

How to do Exposure Blending Using Luminosity Masks

Luminosity masks break an image down into channels of luminosity and allow making specific selections in Photoshop based on how bright or dark an …

How to Do Light Painting With a Smartphone

While smartphone cameras have unquestionably evolved in megapixels and color quality, manual controls haven’t kept up, keeping smartphone cameras as …

10 Things You Need to Know About Smart Objects in Photoshop

With the recent introduction of Linked Smart Objects in Photoshop CC, Smart Objects have become much more powerful, and useful. Many of the design …

The Power of Post-processing for Landscape Photography

Embracing the power of creative post-processing can transform your landscape photography from dull and lifeless, to lustrous and vibrant overnight! …

What Type of Photographer Are You?

Before we go any further, let’s just say that as my somewhat podgy fingers pound the keyboard of my laptop, my tongue remains planted firmly in …