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9 Mistakes In Landscape Photography And How To Avoid Them

<b>Michael Leggero</b> <i>is a professional nature and travel photographer with 20 years of experience. A commercial stock photographer, Michael is now</i> …

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 …

The New OK Go Music Video is an Optical Illusion Tour de Force Shot in a Single Take

The indie rock band OK Go has an uncanny ability to come up with some of the most creative, fun and visually compelling videos in the entire music …

How to Get Superb Color in Your Photography

Color accuracy is one of the most important aspects of photography. A big part of this is getting accurate white balance. White balance relates to …

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Single Image Star Trails – a Powerful Technique to Create Star Trails in Minutes Using Phototoshop

If you are reading this, you must be among those who have a special place in their hearts for stars, galaxies and the wonders of the universe. With …

Tutorial Shows How to Mask Out Hair from a Background in Photoshop

When it comes to masking out and/or selecting hair in an image, be it to remove a background or selectively style it, it’s never an easy task. Even …

Introduction to Photo Realistic HDR in Photoshop

Apr 25 3<p>On this video Photoshop senior product manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes takes a quick look at creating photo realistic high dynamic range images …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

6 Simple Ways to Extend the Dynamic Range of Your Photos

It’s a phrase we hear over and over in photography – high dynamic range, the sensor’s dynamic range – but what exactly is dynamic range and why is it …

DIY: How To Build Your Own Ring Light

<i>Meet</i> <b>Jay Russell</b> <i>a.k.a.</i> The Photo Fiend<i>, a self-taught creative portrait photographer based in Calgary. Want to improve your portraits with a full,</i> …

How to Use Flash to Capture Razor Sharp Water Splash Photos

Splashing water moves fast. To capture sharp photographs of it, you’ll need to have good lighting with a quick refresh time. But, when picking out …

Photoshop Makes Powerful Time-lapse Videos Easy

Nikon D800, 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 VR lens @45mm, f/11, 1/800s, ISO 400.<p>I’ve been shooting time-lapse sequences ever since the second day I owned a Nikon …

10 Cool Photography Freebies That Include E-Books, Courses and Presets

A popular saying goes, “There ain't no such a thing as a free lunch.” Well, we took it as a sort of challenge and brought you some photography …