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5 Steps to Making More Creative Landscape Photos

Most people photograph this waterfall from an entirely different angle. Wanting to get something a little different, I experimented with different …

Photographers, it's Time to Give Your Photographic Composition a Proper Overhaul

When was the last time you actually took the time to learn some basics about composition? I mean, aside from understanding light it's most certainly …

Poignant, Playful Photos of the Stray Dogs of India

Mumbai photographer Neenad Joseph Arul used to be shy about approaching people, so instead, he turned to the dogs in his neighborhood. Unlike people, …

4 Non-Destructive Dodge & Burn Techniques by Photoshop Masters

In Photoshop, there are many different techniques to dodge and burn an image. You may know the Dodge and the Burn tools that let you work directly on …

Portraits of Babies in Camera Bags

When photographer Alessandro Della Bella‘s son Claudio was born in December 2014, he shared the happy news of the new family member by shooting a …

Photography

5 Photoshop Tricks You (Probably) Don’t Know

The Photoshop Training Channel published this great 9-minute video with 5 useful Photoshop tricks that the majority of casual Photoshop users …

4 Tips to Consider Before Creating Your First Time-lapse

Time-lapse videos are the perfect blend of photography and videography. It takes skills in photography to flawlessly frame and execute each …

Macro Photography: Finding the Minimum Focus Distance for a Lens

Macro photographer Mike Moats was one of our guest instructors on our Vanelli & Friends Photography Cruise to Cozumel Mexico. Earlier in the day I …

Photography

How to Add and Remove Fog in Photoshop

Learn How to Add and Remove Fog in Photoshop in today’s episode! This super quick and Easy Tutorial will turn you into a fog wizard. Guaranteed.

How To Digitally Blend a Single RAW file by Jimmy McIntyre

Digital blending is a technique by which you blend selected regions of one photo with regions from another photo to combine the best aspects of both …

11 Pro Tips for Composing your Photos – with Ian Plant

Photographic composition - we all know the rules, right? And we all know that the first thing you learn is the Rule of Thirds. Well, here's a talk by …

Photography

10 Winning Shots from the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After receiving nearly 18,000 photo submissions, <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> magazine has selected the winning shots for this year’s Traveler Photo …

Behind the Scenes: Shooting Car Ads for Toyota with Photographer Dave Hill

Photographer Dave Hill released this behind-the-scenes video that documents a recent advertising photo shoot for the Japanese carmaker Toyota. Hill …

Sony's RX100 IV is still the point-and-shoot to beat

Does the world need another point-and-shoot camera? Sony seems to think so. Despite an influx of smartphones that have put sophisticated imaging features in people's pockets, the company is still keen on improving its flagship compact shooter, the RX100. The latest model, introduced last month, …

How to Make a Starburst Effect for Your Photographs

When taking a photo in light sources such as the sun, you may see that your images have a special quality on the light. This unique quality is called …

4 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

When it comes to photo-editing programs, one of the most popular among both amateur and professional photographers alike is Adobe Photoshop. While it …

Photography

7 Simple Maintenance and Care Tips to Keep Your Digital Camera in Great Shape

Camera bodies, lenses and accessories are significant investments that require care. They start the day with us at sunrise, finish at sunsets and …

The Magic of Thinking Big in Photography

You want to be the best photographer you can. You’re constantly trying to educate yourself, improve, and take your photography to the next level. But …

Digital Photography

Remove Tourists from Images Using Photoshop

If you have traveled to anywhere considered “touristy”, then you probably already understand the woes of being a photographer who has too many people …

Tips for ‘choosing the right light’ and getting the perfect exposure every time

Travel photographer Brendan van Son has been around the world and back a handful of times in his career. Along the way, he has gathered an incredible …

How to Use the Text Tool in Photoshop

There are many reasons that you might want to add words over your images. Text on photos makes great promotional items such as postcards; you can …

Tips for Sharpening Your Images the Right Way

Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It …

Tutorials

10 Tips for Optimizing Your Photos with Lightroom: A Primer on Basic Techniques

If you’re just starting out in Adobe Lightroom and would like some guidance on how you can use the software to improve your photographs, here’s a …

5 Effective Ways to Achieve Smooth Skin in Your Portraits Using Photoshop

Every portrait photographer strives to achieve the best-looking skin in his or her portrait images. As much as it seems so, this is not an easy task …

Going Urban With Your Landscapes: 7 Tips for Photographing Urban Landscapes

Let’s be honest, if someone mentions landscape photography to you, most people immediately think of beautiful sweeping vistas, majestic coastlines …

7 Creative Photography Tricks to Achieve Amazing Results

Whether you’re a beginner in photography or pursue it as a hobby, we're pretty sure you’re always eager to learn some interesting tricks that will …

How Photographers Should Handle Shooting in Bad Weather

Weather can be maddeningly fickle; this simple statement might be more or less accurate depending on where you live, but I’m quite certain that …

Landscape Photography