Niki Lee

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How to Fill in Empty Edges After Cropping in Adobe Photoshop

I have another really cool tip for you today. You can put this one in the “best tips ever” category if you want. It’s going to save a lot of people a …

Advanced Control of Layers in Photoshop With the 'Pass Through' Trick

If you are working with multiple layers in Photoshop, then you are probably aware of the significance of controlling layer groups when dealing with …

Want to Print Your Own Photos? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

The digital age has pushed some of us away from printing our photos, but at the same time, better technology and cheaper prices has made it more …

Digital Age

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Read This and You'll Always Want to Keep a Can of Chickpeas in Your Pantry

Yes, there is hummus. And chocolate hummus. But did you know a wallet-friendly can of chickpeas can do a whole lot more than collapse into a swirl of …

Healthy Eating

Why Are My Parents' iPhones All Synchronized Up?

Sometimes, it befalls us technologically savvy folk to help those who are less knowledgable about their gadgets and devices. In this week’s edition …

App Store

Some Innovative Fixes for Those Pesky Lens Reflections in Photoshop

No matter the sneaky techniques you use to get around it, sometimes eyeglass reflections are just impossible to avoid when photographing people. It’s …

Photoshop

Baron's Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

"Easy blackberry cobbler. My father-in-law grows huge blackberries and always has tons. I tried a number of recipes and none really hit the spot. So …

Baking

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

Photography

ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Baking

Here's the Best Way to Sharpen Portraits in Photoshop, According to Tutorial Resource Phlearn

Phlearn is a great photography educational site that provides helpful tutorials on a range of topics, mainly centering around Photoshop and Lightroom …

Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

Dessert

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …

The Most Important Thing to Do Before Sharpening Your Images

The Internet is full of articles and videos telling you what technique will revolutionize the way you add sharpness to your images, but almost none …

How to Add Hair to Missing Spots in Adobe Photoshop

If you’re a photo editor for any type of publication, you have likely come across a situation where you needed to add hair to an area that didn’t …

Five Different Ways to Make Color Pop Using Photoshop

Controlling color is one of the primary skills that allows photographers to develop their own style. Learning to balance the different aspects of …

Melt - In - Your - Mouth Shortbread Recipe

"This quick and easy shortbread will literally melt when you take a bite. Great for Christmas parties with a little bit of decorating."<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

One Click to Better Black and Whites

Black and white conversion can be a complicated ordeal, and you can find yourself down a deep rabbit hole of theory if you're not careful. There are …

Photoshop Basics: What Is Unsharp Mask and How to Use It to Sharpen Your Photos So They Pop (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick Photoshop tutorial video from Run N Gun that explains the basics of the Unsharp Mask tool and why it’s essential to helping you …

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

How to Create a Dark Cinematic Look for Your Images Using Photoshop

The dark and moody cinematic look is a popular one that can help make your images pop and catch the viewer's attention. If you're a fan of that …

Sharpen Images and Get Rid of Halos in Photoshop

Have you ever edited and sharpened a photograph you wanted to print or post online only to have halos around the edges? Have you ever wanted to know …

Photoshop Basics: Edit Your Images Faster by Using Simple Tool & Brush Presets (VIDEO)

Lately we’ve been sharing basic image-editing primers designed to help you get up to speed with Photoshop and Lightroom. In this installment, you’ll …

If You're Not Ready To Delete Facebook, Here's How To Limit The Data You Give It

How to take control of your personal information, if deleting Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram isn’t realistic.<p>According to reports by the New York Times and the Observer, a research firm called Cambridge Analytica collected millions of Facebook users’ personal information without their …

Apps

How to Enlarge Photos Without Losing Detail in Photoshop CC 2018

With the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, a new image enlargement algorithm, “Preserve Details 2.0,” came as an improvement over the previous upsampling …

How to Remove ANYTHING From a Photo in Photoshop

How many times have you taken a photo, thought it was great, and only realized later that there's something in the shot that you don't want to be …

Pita Bread

In the bowl of a heavy-duty electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water; stir to blend. Let the yeast stand …

Simplifying the Tone Curve

Lightroom’s tone curve is one of those tools that is often looked over, especially with beginners. This video will explain everything you need to …

Easy Keto Combinations Even Lazy Dieters Can Meal Prep

The easiest way to take the hassle out of meal prepping is by cooking the same thing every week. The downside to that stealthy approach, however, is …

Breathe New Life Into Dull, Underexposed Photos with These Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

Whether we blame it on laziness, bad light, or operator failure, sooner or later all of us screw up and come home from a shoot with dull, …