Photography Tips & Tutorials

By Mark Stagi | Photo Tutorials, Tips and Inspiration

Setting the Slideshow Background in Lightroom

Setting the Slideshow Background in Lightroom<p>Posted By Mark | 0 comments<p>This is the last part in our little series of creating slideshows in …

Doing Local Corrections in Lightroom

Doing Local Corrections in Lightroom<p>Posted By Mark | 0 comments<p>One of the huge benefits of Photoshop is with its ability to have multiple layers. By …

The Importance Of Toning Your Images

The Importance Of Toning Your Images<p>Posted By Mark | 5 comments<p>Before the digital revolution took over the photo world the workflow of photographers …

Adjusting White Balance in Lightroom

Adjusting White Balance in Lightroom<p>Posted By Mark | 5 comments<p>I think there are always things we can do to improve our skills working in camera. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Tutorials

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, …

Tutorials

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 …

Tutorials

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, …

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 …

Portrait 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 Marketing

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 Tutorials

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> …

Adobe

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

16 Pro Photographers Share 16 Tricks and Hacks With Cheap Accessories

IntroductionAs photographers, we all develop so many little tricks and techniques to help us to create unique images in any situation. One of our …

Portrait Photography

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 …

Tutorials

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 …

Portrait Photography

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 …

How To Capture Candid Moments | Photography 101

Candid MomentsIn this video and article, I want to talk about capturing the moment. What I mean by “capturing the moment” is capturing those finite …

Photography

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 …

Lightroom

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. …

Design

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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