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Beautiful Macro Photos of Flowers and Butterflies by Monique Felber

Astonishing macro photos by Monique Felber, a talented fine-art photographer, retoucher, and nature lover from Lucerne, Switzerland. Monique focuses …

The first step to better grilled cheese is losing the butter. Trust us

Grilled cheese, is it ever <i>really</i> the wrong choice? No, it is not. Is your version the best it can be? Are you sure? A swipe of mayonnaise is a surefire way to up your grilled cheese game.<p>What? Yes. I learned this trick by watching the Gabrielle Hamilton season of <i>Mind of a Chef</i>. If the food-bro …

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 …

Tutorials

These Incredible Fight Scenes Were Shot In Camera With Scale Models And Cigarette Smoke

While a lot of our recent articles lately have gone into manipulating photos in Photoshop, some are still doing it the old fashion way, in camera.<p>The …

People Don’t Want To Know What You Photograph So Much As They Want To Know Why

My old pal Skip Cohen published a post at his blog (SkipCohenUniversity.com) a little while ago and used my “Artist Statement” as a teaching tool so …

How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

The Lightroom J Trick

There are various versions of this quick and easy contrast fix for Lightroom doing the rounds on the internet (I got the inspiration from Mastin …

Lightroom

See the World’s Most Iconic Places Transformed by Whimsical Paper Cut Outs

London-based photographer Rich McCor understands that his city is a magical one, but like all of us, it’s easy to become tone-deaf to the quirks and …

The 7 Best YouTube Channels to Watch for Photoshop Video Tutorials

How do you prefer to learn about graphic design and Photoshop? Is it through text- and screenshot-based tutorials or through video lessons? If you …

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

Tutorials

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

4 Techniques for Enhancing Details in Your Images

Often, you will find yourself trying to get out some of the fine details in your images to give it more punch. Details enhancement is typically done …

Tutorials

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

Noise Reduction and Sharpening in Adobe Camera Raw

Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) is the first stop in your raw workflow when you bring a raw image into Photoshop. Did you know that this little application …

Photography Students Swallow Film and Make Black and White Prints From What Emerges

With their project <i>Inside Out</i>, London-based Luke Evans and Joshua Lake have taken a unique approach to analog image-making. Evans and Lake, who are …

Create a Surreal Upside Down Mountain Painting in Photoshop

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create a surreal upside down mountain illustration using digital painting techniques in Photoshop. This …

Graphics

How to Stack Your Images in Lightroom to Clean up the Mess

If you're like me, you are bringing home all kinds of exposure series, panorama sources photos and macro images that you want to combine using focus …

Tutorials

Turning Day Into Night - A Comprehensive Photoshop Guide

Last week my good friend and awesome photographer Yvette Leur asked if I could edit one of her images she shot. It was a lovely shot of a woman …

Photoshop Genius Erik Johansson Shows How His Mind-Bending Pics Are Born

Photoshop master Erik Johannsson creates optical illusions and photo manipulations so mind-bending and life-like that his work sometimes seems like …

Colour Match Layers for Better Composites

This week our on-hand Photoshop expert Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel explains how to use ‘Colour Match Layers’ to get better Photoshop composites. …

Tutorials

The science of great visuals on social media

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know about actually creating <b>scientifically shareable images?</b><p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard …

30 Second Photoshop - Colour Match Layers

Must-Watch: How Do I Develop My Own Style?

Ted Forbes — the creator behind the wonderful Web photography show The Art of Photography — is one of my all-time favorite photography educators and …

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