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Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

Tutorials

'DEPART' Is the New Photographer's Travel and Adventure Guide

Guaranteed to trigger wanderlust.<p><i>DEPART</i> is a new tome by coffee table book publishers MENDO that documents the idea of the “new photographer.” In <i>DEPART,</i> 25 photographers take readers on a visual journey to their favorite destinations, around the corner or on the other side of the world. Through …

Watching This Old Pentax Camera Restoration Is Pure Gadget Zen

A brief reminder that SLR cameras are basically mechanical works of art<p>Old SLR's have been usurped by their digital ancestors. But that doesn't diminish their stature as mechanicals marvels as illustrated by this short video by a camera repair shop in Halifax, Nova Scotia.<p>This Pentax K1000, which …

Cameras

Quick Tip: A Cleaner Way to Sharpen Your Photos in Photoshop

When you sharpen a photograph, what you’re doing is adding contrast to the edges in an image, but unfortunately, that often leads to black and white …

Tutorials

4 Easy Steps To Create the Orton Effect With Photoshop

<i>Ignacio Palacios is best known internationally for his travel and landscape work. He has been continuously traveling around the world since 1998 but</i> …

Leica 35mm Lens Cross Section Diagram Tattoo

Photographer Rick Satureyes shares this tattoo he recently had inked onto his forearm. Rather than a standard design featuring a camera or lens, he …

Roli’s New App with 3D Touch Opens New Doors for Musicians

A new iOS app titled ‘Noise 5D’ with 3D Touch compatibility developed by music company <i>Roli</i>, has opened up new dimensions for musicians on the …

Just Mobile AutoHeal, TENC, Quattro Back and Folio for iPhone 6s [REVIEW]

Just Mobile recently introduced their new iPhone 6s / 6s Plus accessory lineup, including the revolutionary ‘AutoHeal’ self-healing full-coverage …

Try This Secret Photoshop Trick for Better White Balance

Adjusting white balance can be such a pain, especially when you get it horribly wrong while shooting. When you edit your photos, you’re probably …

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:The trick …

Tutorials

How to Relax a Client During a Portrait Photo Shoot

If there is one thing I’ve learned over the years of photographing people, it’s that the response to candid photos versus posed is distinctively …

Photo Industry Leaders Answer 'At What Point Did You Feel Like a Success?'

Success is something that we all strive for no matter what we are doing. Everyone wants to feel like they are doing well in their work and that they …

10 Photographers Who Captured the Soul of New York City

This is How a War Photographer Transmitted Photos from Afghanistan in 2008

Want to see how a <i>New York Times</i> war photographer transmitted photos from Afghanistan back in 2008? Here’s an interesting 14-minute documentary that …

The First 3 Photoshop Blend Modes You Need to Understand

Photoshop can be extremely intimidating to learn, but once you start to get a grasp on some of the tools it has to offer, you’ll wonder how you ever …

Tutorials

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday …

A Simple Visual Guide to Photographic Lens Filters

If you’re just getting started in photography, perhaps you’ve confused or overwhelmed by the different types of filters that are available for your …

Craig Semetko: How to Use a Leica M Camera

What makes the Leica M different from SLRs? Watch the above video to discover the capabilities of the Leica M with Craig Semetko, an American …

Portrait Tutorial: How to Dial in the White of the Eyes in Photoshop

They say the devil’s in the details, and one of the most crucial details of any portrait is the eyes. You want to make sure that the eyes in your …

Amazing Black and White Lightroom Tutorials

Processing black and white photos is a skill of its own. <br>Learn how it’s done – in less than 2 hours!<p>As a photographer, you know it’s super-important …

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop

The easiest way to change hair color in Photoshop is using the Selective Color adjustment layer. This tool is great because changes are not too …

Building a Photoshop Computer - 2014

Photoshop

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

Faster And Better - The Best Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Not to be overly dramatic, but keyboard shortcuts can– and will– change your life. Okay, maybe it’s a little overly dramatic after all, but I’m not …

Tutorials

My Go-To Beauty Retouch Photoshop Technique Video

Do you photograph people? For a wedding, or portraiture, fashion perhaps? Actually, whatever you shoot, if it involves people you’ve probably done …

A Day in the Life of a Studio Fashion Photographer

Being a fashion photographer isn’t all fun and games, there is a lot of work that takes places behind the camera. Take a look at the video below to …

How to Properly Format SD/SDHC/SDXC Cards

Have you ever had a SD card seem to go bad? Perhaps it’s acting flaky and there seems to be no signs of physical damage. I had just that happen with …

Rumor: Sigma to Announce a 16-20mm f/2 DG Art Lens for Full-Frame DSLRs in 2014

Sigma is on a tear when it comes to releasing amazing glass. From the groundbreaking 18-35mm f/1.8 for APS-C cameras to the 24-105mm f/4 that had …

Secrets to Crafting Top-Quality Beauty Portraits: Studio Lighting

In this article I would like to share some of the basics and tips for those of you who enjoy shooting beauty portraits with controlled artificial …

Hair Care

How to Choose a Location for Your Photo Shoot

If you are the type of photographer, that like me, prefers to work outdoor rather then in a studio, the effort in choosing the right locations is …

Landscape Photography