Photography Tips & Tutorials

By Mark Stagi | Photo Tutorials, Tips and Inspiration

Setting the Slideshow Background in Lightroom

Posted By Mark | 0 comments<p>This is the last part in our little series of creating slideshows in Lightroom. If you missed the first two, check them …

Doing Local Corrections in Lightroom

Posted By Mark | 0 comments<p>One of the huge benefits of Photoshop is with its ability to have multiple layers. By having multiple layers on an image …

The Importance Of Toning Your Images

Posted By Mark | 5 comments<p>Before the digital revolution took over the photo world the workflow of photographers was much different. Even thought I …

Photography

Adjusting White Balance in Lightroom

Posted By Mark | 5 comments<p>I think there are always things we can do to improve our skills working in camera. Lighting, composition and other …

Creating The Correct White Balance In Camera

Creating The Correct White Balance In Camera<p>Posted By Mark | 3 comments<p>Although adjusting the white balance is a fairly quick process with Lightroom, …

Tutorials

Iris Blur

<b>This week, on-hand Photoshop Guru Eric Renno, aka</b> <b>Tip Squirrel demonstrates how to use Iris Blur in Photoshop.</b><p>Adding blur to an image can help to give …

Photoshop

Smart Masking in Photoshop - How to Combine Masks

Editing images in Photoshop involves a lot of masking. For example, you’ll have to create layer masks for adjustments that you want to confine to a …

Photoshop

How to Sharpen a Really Noisy Image

Noise and sharpening, don't go together well. If you sharpen a noisy image, the noise is sharpened too, making it even noisier. And if you apply …

Photography

First Impressions: Peak Design Everyday Messenger Camera Bag

Peak Design, the company known for its Camera Clip that lets you mount a quick release camera holster to any camera bag strap, is wrapping up one of …

Messenger Bags

How to Use Photoshop Effectively and Creatively – Analyze, Plan, Execute

When you work on an image in Photoshop, are just doing things spontaneously and intuitively, or are you planning your work? If you don't have a goal, …

Photoshop

Noise Stacking – How to Shoot at High ISO Without the Noise

Shooting with a high ISO sensitivity naturally creates noisy images. We all know that. And removing that noise in post-production is difficult and …

Photography

New Gear: Sony A7S II Gets 5-Way Image Stabilization, Internal 4K Video Recording

Sometimes, when a camera company introduces a new system, you have to wonder if they’re going to give it the support it really needs to thrive. Sony, …

DSLR Cameras

4 Tips for posing subjects for wedding photography

With Wedding photography (and really all types of Portrait Photography) a key to getting a great shot is always in the little details. Sometimes the …

Photography

Let’s see your photo blog

One thing I love about social media is finding some of the work from people that i’ve met through this site. So many of you have some pretty amazing …

Digital Media

How to Create a Perfect Selection of Clouds in Photoshop

Creating a perfect selection of clouds in Photoshop can be a real challenge. They're fuzzy and have no well defined edge in most cases. How do you …

Photoshop

Adobe is looking to launch a new Photoshop for iOS this October

According to CNET, Adobe is working on a new Photoshop-branded app for the iPhone and iPad that’ll be introduced as a free app this October. From …

Photoshop

Canon Unveils a Monster 250-Megapixel Sensor

Canon today announced that it has created a monster of a CMOS sensor with the world’s highest pixel count (for its size). The DSLR-format sensor …

How to make a bokeh effect in Photoshop (download our cut-out portrait and follow along!)

<i>We show you how to spice up your portraits by adding out-of-focus effects. You’ll learn how to make bokeh in Photoshop by creating your own custom</i> …

Photoshop

How to Make Cheap DIY Reflectors From Silver Bead Foam Boards

Whether you are shooting outside or in a studio, reflectors help you make sure that light is hitting your subject exactly how you want it. Typically, …

#CreativeFriday – Using Creative Cloud Libraries – Part 1 – Introduction

One of the most powerful additions to the Creative Cloud is the Creative Cloud Libraries feature. Creative Cloud libraries offers many unique things, …

Adobe

How to Treat Noisy Images in Lightroom

Fighting noise in your images is one of the most common task during post-processing. But it's also a very challenging thing to do because with every …

Photography

6 ways to use window light for strikingly different portraits

By changing your camera angle and subject’s position, a simple window becomes a versatile light source. In this window light photography tutorial we …

Tutorials

Photographer Creates Mesmerizing Macro Images of Water Droplets on Ordinary Objects

“Photography is fascinating and now I can say that it is not just my hobby. It is part of my life,” were the words of 36-year-old Bulgarian …

Moving your photos in Lightroom to another drive

Today I want to cover a common question that comes in about Lightroom. Many times you have your photos in Lightroom on a drive that’s almost maxed …

Photoshop

Photoshop 101 quick start guide – video

Today I wanted to share the first part of a great overview to Photoshop series. It comes from Phlearn which i’ve shared some videos from in the past. …

Photoshop

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11 Pro Tips for Composing your Photos – with Ian Plant

Photographic composition - we all know the rules, right? And we all know that the first thing you learn is the Rule of Thirds. Well, here's a talk by …

Photography