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Better underwater photos with Luminar 4

Join Rich Harrington for a look at how quickly you can solve challenging color balance for diving photos. You’ll also enhance detail and tone for the best image. Luminar works

Edit dark tones in Lightroom Classic

I have seven simple tips when editing dark tones in Lightroom. Check out the video below to get started, and don’t forget to check out part one and two of

Batch processing portrait session

How to batch process a portrait session

The key to a great portrait session rests on the proof that the subject sees after it’s over. The way the proofs from the portrait session look will directly affect

Edit dark tones in Lightroom Classic, part two

This is a continuation from part one, so be sure to read that first! In part one we covered pre-photoshoot planning, basic exposure adjustments, and the temperature adjustment panel! 4.

Beautiful portraits with Luminar 4.2

Back in November, I wrote a post about quick and easy portraits using Luminar 4. Now Luminar has had two software updates with versions 4.1 and 4.2. Luminar claims they

White Teeth

How to make teeth whiter

While photographing a resort in Florida, the caps on my two front teeth fell apart, revealing the stubs that had supported them. I was terribly self-conscious of the missing teeth,

Enlarging just one eye

When retouching portraits, I often indulge in flattery. Some skin retouching, a little blemish removal, slimming the face and slightly enlarging a subject’s eyes. The goal is to apply these

Making an Instagram grid with Photoshop

Ever wonder how people were making an Instagram grid photo piece on Instagram? Using Photoshop, you can create 1×3, 2×3, 3×3 and other multiple format layouts. Here’s how to get

Portrait Tips: Easy on the eyes, please

Eyes are simply the most important thing in a portrait. We know this. We do all kinds of things to emphasize the eyes. Catchlights, reflectors and post-processing all work to

How to create painterly pet portraits

I love my pets and I love getting creative. Nothing allows my creativity to escape and really capture painterly portraits like Topaz Labs Impressions 2. Being able to recreate the

Removing a sunburn

We’ve probably all been guilty of not using sunblock, but there is no reason for a sunburn to ruin the subject of your photo. If you don’t fix the sunburn,

Enter to win a new camera, studio lighting kit 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 studio lighting kit from B&H!