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Here's the Best Way to Sharpen Portraits in Photoshop, According to Tutorial Resource Phlearn

Phlearn is a great photography educational site that provides helpful tutorials on a range of topics, mainly centering around Photoshop and Lightroom …

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 …

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Speed Up Lightroom with These Tips & Tricks for Organizing Your Photographs (VIDEO)

Most photographers would rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing their work. And one way get back behind the camera as quickly …

How to Make Stop Motion Videos

Stop motion is actually a really easy thing that everyone could integrate into their videos. Here, Rob starts out with a broad overview of where you …

How to Use Photoshop to Sharpen Your Photos

It seems that no matter how hard you try to get each of your photos nice and sharp in-camera, there always seem to be a few that aren't quite …

Sharpening in Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom

For years Blake Rudis has received emails about the proper way to sharpen and reduce the noise in your photos. Some people say sharpen at the end and …

How to Register Your Photographs With the U.S. Copyright Office

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.Are your photographs protected …

Learn These Simple Custom Camera Settings and You’ll Never Miss a Shot Again (VIDEO)

Whether you’re a professional photographer or a passionate amateur, one sure way to shoot <i>better</i> is to learn how to shoot <i>faster,</i> so you never miss …

Tutorials

A Beginner’s Guide to Adobe Lightroom: Part 1

It is easy to feel overwhelmed with the many different features of Adobe Lightroom. Lightroom has so many possibilities, that even after years of …

How to Give Your Still Photos a 2.5D Parallax Effect in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has built-in animation tools? In this 12-minute video from Peter McKinnon, learn how to utilize them to animate your …

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 …

Portraits: Pro Lighting with Cheap Flashlights by Daveed Benito

The color gels used are simply cellophane that comes in rolls at your local craft store, usually meant for gift wrapping. The more you layer the …

Photography

Jumping Between Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop & Camera Raw

I remember back when Adobe began integrating its different applications with one another. In the beginning, it was a noble effort. While they claimed …

Everything Else in Lightroom, Part One (and a shortcut or two!)

Happy Friday everybody! I am very excited to share that we just released my brand new class called <b>“Everything Else in Lightroom, Part One”</b> and it’s …

How to Color Your Photos Using the HSL Tool in Lightroom

Today, it’s becoming increasingly harder for your style as a photographer to become recognized. Of course, there are prolific photographers such as …

Tutorials

Watch: Lightroom Basics For Beginners Will Give Your Images The Lift They Need

Image via tutvid<p><b>Sometimes</b> your average mediocre smartphone just won’t do it for you. Your photo-editing apps can’t seem to give you what you want, …

Gradient Fill vs Gradient Map: What's the Difference?

Every time Blake Rudis says or hears the term "Gradient Fill" he can't help but think of an old photography buff named Phil who comes around and …

Photography

How to Edit Landscape Skies in Lightroom

Have you ever wondered how to bring out the detail in your overexposed sky without ruining the whole image? A problem you may run into taking …

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

Flash Photography for Beginners: How to Take Amazing Portraits With On-Camera Flash

Shooting with flash can seem daunting at times, but it also opens up a whole new world of possibilities to take some truly epic photos that just …

Lightroom Shortcuts for Culling Your Photos

Almost any photographer will admit that they prefer the moments spent in the field with camera in hand over the hours spent behind a computer …

2 Great Ways to Move Images Between Photoshop & Lightroom for Quick & Easy Editing (VIDEO)

Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid is one of our go-to sources for quick and easy editing tutorials, and in the instructional video below he discusses two …

Three Common Misconceptions About Histograms in Photography

If you’re a relatively experienced photographer you probably have a basic understanding of your camera’s histogram, the graph that acts as a …

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Two: Creating Consistent Styles

What if you had four arms, two brains and two computers? I don’t know about you, but I would develop more than one image at a time to double the …

Six Essential Camera Settings for Landscape Photographers

Sunset at Tenaya Lake, Yosemite. It’s important to check the red channel in the histogram when photographing warm, saturated colors like this.Every …

RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part One: Creative Expression

<i>“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”</i> <i><br>– Pablo Picasso</i><p>I think it’s safe to assume that most of you …

Want to Take Better Landscape Photos? Be Sure They Have These Four Elements

We all want to take stellar photos, but sometimes, the results we get just aren’t all that great. Perhaps your technique was a bit off, or your …

Save yourself some money and learn how to clean your own sensor like a pro

Learning to clean your camera’s sensor is one of the most valuable skills a photographer can learn. At least when it comes to camera maintenance. …

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. …