How-To's

What is TV calibration? And is it worth the money?

Getting your TV calibrated by a professional who visits your house can help improve the picture. Here's what you need to know.<p>From TV salespeople to TV reviewers, you'll often hear the word "calibrate" thrown around. TV calibration is often claimed to improve performance, increase accuracy and even …

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How to Use the Auto Mask Feature in Lightroom to Target Your Edits

Did you know that Lightroom has powerful smart masking features that can help you target your adjustments to specific parts of your photo? The …

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How to match the colors between different photos in Photoshop

What I’m going to do is I’m going to show you how to match the colors between backgrounds and objects once you’ve cut them out and combined the …

Photoshop Tutorials

Easy Steps You Can Take To Help Prevent Image Loss

Losing irreplaceable images might just be every photographer’s worst nightmare. Fortunately, there are a few easy steps you can take to help prevent …

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The Making Of “The Sky Over Berlin”

<i>Many times, when I show a photo, I get asked how I made it, so I decided to share some of my favorite shooting and processing techniques with my</i> …

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Singh-Ray Gold-N-Blue Polarizer Filter Review - X-Light Photography

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><br>SPREAD THE GOLD-BLUE POISON!?<p>Welcome to my <b>Singh-Ray Gold-N-Blue Polarizer filter review.</b> This is an interesting filter that I have used …

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How to get started using Adobe Lightroom for your photo editing

Adobe Lightroom is a great application for certain kinds of photo enhancements. Here's an introduction to its tools and capabilities.<p>There are tons …

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Asus ROG Swift PG258Q review

What is the Asus ROG Swift PG258Q?<p>The Asus ROG Swift PG258Q is the second 240Hz gaming monitor I’ve looked at; the first was the AOC AG251FZ. Just …

Laptops

Portrait Tip: Direct, Don't Pose | Rangefinder

When it comes to compelling portrait photography, maybe we should just ignore Madonna's advice and listen to Derek Heisler instead.<p>In this short …

Portrait Photography

22 Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them - X-Light Photography

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><br>TO ERR IS HUMAN<p>Hello and welcome to a post about <b>photography mistakes to avoid</b> – Everything from embarrassing to fatal mistakes. Yes, …

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How to fix a dent/ding in your reflector

5/25/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>Scott of Shom's Photography explains a simple and easy way to fix a dent/ding in your reflector using a …

Portrait Photography

How I Shot a Photo Series Based on The Twilight Zone

I had been itching to do a composite photo series for quite some time. It’s something I had never actually done up to this point, but I was and …

Photography Tutorials

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

Photoshop Tutorials

How to make compost: The only video tutorial you'll need

I've always considered myself a better compost-maker than I am a gardener. And from building a compost tumbler to composting indoors, I've posted a …

Video Tutorials

This short tutorial makes it easy to create composites in Lightroom and Photoshop

There are several approaches to creating composites, and whichever you choose, it takes some time and effort to make it look good. Young photographer …

Photoshop Tutorials

6 night photography tips for shooting better cityscapes

<b>There's real potential for some impressive and creative shots to be taken after the sun goes down - if you know how. Matt Parry breaks down a few</b> …

Photography Tutorials

Boho Bandanas - 8 Ways to Wear

According to style watchers, one of the season's <i>must-have</i> accessories is the bandana. It’s featured regularly as a head scarf but is just as popular …

Sewing

"How to Bokeh" with Agata Serge

If you’ve seen Agata Serge‘s portraits, then you know she’s got some serious bokeh skills. You may even know her as the #QueenofBokeh on Instagram, a …

Cameras

This tool will help you figure out how your fancy camera actually works

For all the digital tools that can make your work better (and your life easier), some things are hard to perfect. This week, we try out a tool that …

Photography Tutorials

How to Photograph Panoramas Without a Wide Angle Lens

So, you want to make breathtaking panoramic landscape photos or super wide cityscapes but you could never afford and ultra-wide angle lens. Don’t …

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DJI Spark: In Depth Review by iPhonedo

5/24/2017 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments<p>Review, technical details, how to fly DJI Spark using your palm, how quickshot modes work, other intelligent …

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Favorite Software and Workflow from the Pros | Rangefinder

Jen Huang, known for her fresh, clean and luminous images shot on film, has a light touch in the editing room and outsources anything more …

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Portrait Lighting Effects in Photoshop: Part 2 - Adding tones

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>May 24, 2017 By Julian H<p>Portrait Lighting Effects in Photoshop: Part 2 www.sleeklens.com<p>Welcome Photoshop friends to part …

Photoshop Tutorials

How to Sew a Bow Tie that ties! - Page 2 of 2

Supplies:<p>To make the bow tie you’ll need: (contains affiliate links)<p>1 Fat Quarter of Fabric for Front of Bow Tie – fabrics used are from my …

Sewing

Five Hacks to Creating Cinematic Looking Video Without Breaking the Bank

Modern DSLR and mirrorless cameras are capable of shooting razor sharp footage in spectacular 4k 60fps and up. But how do you give your footage a …

Hacking

Answerman - Why Do Colors In Blu-ray Re-Releases Of Classic Anime Look Different?

<i>Stanley asks:</i><p>I have a technical question about Blu-ray transfers, particularly the film to Blu-Ray ones. I've been starting up a Blu-Ray collection …

Anime

Get Your Photo Questions Answered By a Pro

<b>Q. Re: your answer to the question about solving noise problems in the writer’s wedding shots in the February 2017 issue. You mentioned Photoshop,</b> …

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Boomerang Long Exposure

Don’t get too worked up about today’s interesting photo. Believe it or not, this is not a photograph of some unexplained supernatural phenomena:<p>“Long …

Photography Tutorials

Forget About Your Camera’s Base ISO Setting: ISO 50 is Your Best Bet When Shooting Raw

One of the benefits of today’s advanced digital cameras is that they offer extremely high ISO settings that deliver remarkable results under …

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Crossbody Zippered Pouch with Tassel Accent

Made to match our Elastic Waist Boho Short Skirt, this classic little zippered pouch can just as easily stand on its own as an everyday mini bag. We …

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