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What is Lightroom’s Quick Collection?

Adobe Lightroom comes with the ability to sort your photos into collections. In fact, there’s an entire section on the left dedicated to organizing your photos in either Collection Sets,

How Photographers Can Use Canva

Canva has become my new favorite go-to website for design resources and inspiration. They have an excellent blog for designers, with plenty of content that I have found to be

The Evie Camera Bag from Aide de Camp

Disclosure: This bag was provided to me free of charge from Aide De Camp. Feature image on left is Brian Matiash Not long ago I received the Evie bag from

Behind the Scenes: Pasta on a Fork

When photographing food, adding a utensil in the scene can imply the action of someone getting ready to eat the food, which can “humanize” your photograph and make it more

Lightroom Tip: Changing the Mask Overlay Color

When working with masks in Lightroom’s Develop module, such as the Graduated Filter, Radial Filter, or Brush tool, you can easily preview the mask by either using the checkbox in

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Using Diffusion Panels with Food Photography [Video]

[youtube] In this video I share a tip on how to make use of diffusers when photographing food. To watch the full-length behind-the-scenes for this shoot, click here. Product

Batch-Applying Presets in Lightroom

When processing photos in Lightroom’s Develop module, if you want to apply a preset you are only able to apply the preset to one file at a time. Sure, you

ON1 Photo 10 is Now Shipping

ON1 just released the newest version of their software, ON1 Photo 10. This version comes with a significant update to the user interface, making it much more sleek and refined,

Using the Lensbaby Velvet 56 on a Fuji X-T1

I’ve been a fan of the Lensbaby line of lenses for quite some time. If you’re unfamiliar with the brand, they have a wide collection of manual-focus lenses that introduce

Photographers: Don’t Let Them Crush You

Photographers are a very fickle bunch. In many ways, we can be supportive, kind, and well-intentioned towards other photographers. I like to think that we all want to help others

Reliving the Photographic Moment

Feature image metadata: Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS lens, 6 sec at f/16, ISO 100 (6-stop ND filter used for long-exposure) The simple act of creating art

Megapixels: Does Size Matter?

Back in 2009, when I made my living photographing stock imagery, the size of the images we could license made a difference in our potential for sales. Photos were sold

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