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From blah to beautiful with Accent AI

To become proficient at editing, you have to practice being efficient. The easiest way to accomplish this is to analyze your editing workflow. When you catch yourself repeating the same

Making a small light source big

A small light source has a tendency of producing hard light causing unflattering shadows and pin size catchlights in the subject’s eyes. Sometimes this can’t be avoided — photographing in

Don’t rely on Facebook praise

We all love hearing positive praise, it makes us feel good. There is nothing wrong with that, but it could cause problems if you make decisions based solely on that

Photographers should get TSA PreCheck

I’m writing this article while waiting at the gate for my delayed flight in Phoenix heading to Orlando. My friend Richie and I just finished photographing a wedding in Oregon,

How to use Aurora HDR with Luminar

Follow along in the step-by-step tutorial or watch the video. You can download the example files, provided for this tutorial, here. In this tutorial, let’s look at how to use

SNEAK PEEK: Video interview with Joel Grimes about his FREE class on June 24, 2019

I had a chance to touch base with Joel Grimes about his upcoming free masterclass webinar this Monday, June 24, 2019 beginning at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. The Skype call was filled with great information, I asked him if we could record it and share it with our readers before his webinar. Joel talks about a few topics he will present during Monday’s webinar including how to find photography jobs.

How I use Accent AI with AI Sky Enhancer

I would like to show you how I use Accent AI and AI Sky Enhancer Filters together to fix a blown out sky. Along the way, I’ll show you a few other neat tricks. I’ve outlined a cheat sheet as a reference after you watch the video.

Split lighting for a dramatic portrait

Split light isn’t one of the most flattering light patterns but it is one of the most dramatic ones. Here’s how to use just one light, placed in the right

Enter to win a new camera, a Spider Holster prize package and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a Spider Holster package and a gift card from B&H Photo!