Scott McClure

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Easy Beginner Photography Tips That Will Immediately Improve Your Photos

I remember when I first started getting serious about photography and feeling an incredible sense of being overwhelmed.Learning how to create great …

Landscape Photography

Tips for Photographing Waterfalls — Washington Trails Association

<i>By Ian Terry</i><p>Photographing waterfalls can be intimidating. Balancing long exposures with tricky light conditions—while also managing composition—is a …

Sunny 16, Seeing Light, and Improving Your Digital Photography with Analog Techniques

<i>Pro Tip:</i> The Sunny 16 rule dictates that, on a perfectly shadowless sunny day, you set your aperture to f16 and your shutter speed becomes the …

How-To: Fix iPhone videos that are mistakenly started in portrait mode [Video]

Have you ever started shooting a video in portrait orientation on your iPhone, only to quickly rotate into landscape mode after realizing the mistake? Once you’ve begun recording a video while in portrait orientation, it stays locked that way for the duration of the video, and vice …

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Adobe Lightroom Tutorial: How To Manage and Organize Your Images

The single-most common question I’m asked about Lightroom is, “Where the #$&! are my images?” Understanding how Lightroom manages and displays …

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Use the Gradient Tool

Image credit: Envato MarketWelcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

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The Photo Tips That Finally Clicked and Made Me a Better Photographer

I have tried and failed to get into photography several times in my life. I like the idea of taking beautiful photos, but all the rules, settings, …

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Shoot Reflective Products Like a Pro With These DIY Lighting Setups

To master product photography, you need to understand how light works. This is especially true when it comes to photographing materials that don’t …

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Learn How To Use Photoshop In Less Than 30 Minutes

Everyone needs to understand how to perform basic functions in Photoshop. The good news is that getting started isn’t that difficult. Here are 5 tips.

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The Best Landscape Photography Tutorial Ever

I know it is a bold statement but Photographing the World by Elia Locardi is hands down the most in-depth, well produced and educational landscape …

Landscape Photography

28 Tips, Tricks, and Hacks for Adobe Photoshop CC

In this video and post I’ll cover 28 great features, tricks, hacks, and more of Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Some are simple, some are difficult, some …

Nine ways cycling changes when you're over 40

Is 40 really the age at which the human body suddenly starts to feel like it is crumbling? The point at which you resign yourself to your fate and …

How to Make a Killer Multiple Exposure Portrait Using Photoshop

My name is Piotr Skoczylas, and I am a surreal portrait photographer. I picked up a camera 3 years ago, and since that moment I knew I wanted my …

How to Eliminate Ghosting and Flare in Landscape Photography

When photographing landscapes and including a bright source of light like the Sun, we often end up getting quite a bit of ghosting and flare in …

Landscape Photography

Adobe's Lightroom Coffee Break Gives Quick, One-Minute Tutorials for Some Tips You Might Not Know

Adobe launched a new YouTube series through their Lightroom channel to give Lightroom users some extra tips on features they may not have come across …

Tutorials

Panorama Photography Tips

When photographic architecture, landscapes and even people, photographers often desire to increase detail and resolution, capture a wider angle or …

Landscape Photography

How to Create Luminosity Masks for Better Retouching

When learning about retouching, selections and masks should be on top of the list along with curves and brushes. But each of these tools have so many …

Tutorials

How to Lighten Shadows Without Using Photoshop Curves

Balancing light ranks among the most essential tools for any photographer. But while a lot of Photoshop users head straight to the Curves adjustment …

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Content Aware Fill in Practice

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! This time around …

Tutorials

How to Take Better Landscape Photographs - 20 Tips

How do you make your landscape photographs stand out from the crowd?<p>You set up your tripod at some often photographed location. The scenery around …

Flash photography tips: external flash techniques anyone can understand

<i>Lighting can be one of the most challenging aspects of photography, and yet it is so key. An external flash unit is one of the most effective ways of</i> …

Top 20 Different Photoshop Effect Video Tutorials

Would you like to learn more Photoshop tips and tricks to help you create amazing images? This list of top 20 different Photoshop effect video …

6 easy photography techniques to learn this year

Fancy kicking off the new year by giving your photography a boost? Here are six simple techniques that every photographer should know.<b>1. …

Simple Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a great chart for beginners that want to get a basic understanding of how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect your photos. The chart …

How to always get exposure right – your camera’s exposure settings explained

<i>From bracketing and AE Lock to exposure compensation and more, learn when it’s best to use each different option for adjusting exposure so that you</i> …

How to Use HDR for Nighttime Photography

Making pictures at nighttime can be challenging. Parts of a picture that are lit with street lamps or other lights are very bright compared to the …

Using Lightroom Presets to Create Dramatic Black and White Photos

If you enjoyed learning How to Create That Urban High Contrast Desaturated Look in Lightroom, then chances are you will like learning how to create …

Tutorials

95 top Photoshop tutorials

Love it or hate it, Photoshop continues to be the design software of choice for millions of designers across the globe for a wide range of tasks, …