Thishan Dissanayake

44 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Following | 4 Followers | @thishan | Designer | Photographer for Top Performance Magazine, Dubai

How To Do A Complete Portrait Edit Part 1 (Lightroom)

So far you’ve read countless articles on techniques that involve editing portraits, but mostly it involves one or two techniques which makes it hard …

Seriously Clever Travel Tips for Photographers

If you’re about to head out on an epic travel photography adventure, or even a short little vacation, no matter where you go there are amazing …

How to use Touch ID on older Macs

How to set up Mac ID on your iPhone and Mac<p>You'll have to set up Mac ID on both your iPhone (or iPad) and your Mac so the two devices can communicate …

Operating Systems

What are the Best iPhone Photo Apps?

What are the Best iPhone Photo Apps? Let us know before Monday, May 11, 2015 at midnight, CDT.There are thousands of photo apps in the App Store. …

10 Inspirational Photographers That You Should Be Following

Image by Marius Vieth<p><i>All images by the respective photographers. Used with permission in our original interviews with them.</i><p>One of the truest facts of …

Adobe Publishes 60 Videos To Learn Lightroom CC & Lightroom 6

Unless you’ve been taking a sabbatical from the internet and the news, you’re aware that Lightroom CC / 6 and a new Camera Raw has dropped to much …

The Best Websites for FREE Adobe Lightroom Presets

If you’re a Lightroom user, and if you love using presets on your images, then you’re in for a treat! In the links below you will find literally</i> …

10 essential Finder tricks every Mac user should know

In Mac OS X, you’ll spend much of your time in the Finder, the part of your operating system that manages files and such. While you might think you know all there is to know about it, the Finder is a complex and wonderful app — with its own special tricks to master.<p>Here are 10 essential Finder tips …

How to hack the new MacBook’s power chime onto the MacBook Air and Pro

You know how the iPhone and iPad plays a little chime when you plug it in? The new MacBook also does that. But sadly, the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro remain completely silent when they connect to juice — which can make it hard to tell when you’ve accidentally knocked the MagSafe loose.<p>If you’ve got …

Noiseless brings powerful noise reduction to images on your Mac

<b>Macphun Launches Powerful, New, Noise Reduction App, N​oiseless</b><p><i>Advanced algorithms, elegant design, fast, one­click noise reduction pre­sets and</i> …

Tutorials

How to Use a B&W Layer in Photoshop to Adjust the Brightness of Colors In Photos

Travel photographer Jimmy McIntyre created this short 3-minute video tutorial to share a trick for adjusting the brightness of specific colors in …

The Hard Truth Why No One Will Hire You As A Photographer

Let's face it; the industry is changing. Art directors and potential clients are not looking to simply hire a photographer anymore. They do not care …

9 Cocktail Recipes to Clear the Liquor Cabinet

It’s finally here: margarita weather. After a seemingly endless season of stouts and burlier spirits — bourbon, Scotch, and so on — your drinking …

Organize your desktop workspace with Divvy

With Divvy's simple grid and keyboard shortcuts, Mac and Windows users can quickly and easily resize windows to maximize their screen real estate.<p>A few months back, I wrote about Better Window Manager, a Mac app that helps you juggle your open windows by letting you save their size and positions. I …

You no longer need to jailbreak to get Popcorn Time on your iPhone

Sometimes described as “Netflix for pirates,” the video streaming service Popcorn Time is coming to iPhone. The standalone Popcorn Time iOS app will launch imminently — quite possibly as early as today — and will allow users to watch pirated TV shows and movies on the move.<p>While it won’t be allowed …

Popcorn Time

To Clutch or Not to Clutch: A Guide to Dual Clutch Transmissions

Since General Motors introduced the first Hydra-Matic automatic some 70 years ago, the world has been divided between two types of drivers: those who …

Tamara Lackey's Nikon D810 First Impressions: The reDefine Show with Tamara Lackey

How to improve your Newborn Photography

Photographing newborns is one of the most difficult genres of photography considering the uncertainty associated with the subjects. There is extreme …

Save For Web: Better JPEG Compression with Adobe Photoshop

<b>Save For Web</b> is a nifty feature of later editions of <b>Adobe Photoshop</b> that allows us to compromise in a better way with size and quality in order to …

Using Cropping Overlays in Lightroom

<b>Grid:</b> The grid overlay works quite well for architectural images. The horizontal and vertical lines can help with edges as well as straightening an …

Tutorials

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

10 Must-Have Photoshop Plugins That Are Free

If you're looking for new and creative ways to edit or enhance your images, plugins can make your Photoshop workflow go so much smoother. Whether you …

JPEG Voodoo: Or, Does JPEG File Size Matter?

Would you say the above photograph has any compression artifacts? Compressed too much, not enough, or just right? What exactly is “just right” …

Photoshop

A Quick (but very powerful) Adjustment Brush Tip

Posted By Scott Kelby on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 in Adjustment Brushes, Lightroom Tips | 26 comments<p>If you are familiar with Photoshop’s “Fade” …

How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces

It's amazing how adding just a little bit of shadows can drastically improve the depth of your photographs. Contouring faces is a little trick that …

How to Expertly Color Grade Images by Mastering Luminance Masks

One of the most versatile and powerful secrets of Photoshop is the luminance mask. Similar to a channel mask that allows you to select very precise …

10 Must-Have Mac Apps for the New Apple User

A few of you may have gotten your first Apple computer this Christmas and to that I say this: <i>Welcome to a vastly better computing experience!</i><p>I am …

How to create artistic prints in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Printed images make the perfect, yet personal, last minute gift. In this column you’ll learn how to spice up your prints in Photoshop and Elements by …