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Portrait Tips: Using the new Color Grading tool in Lightroom
Now, I'm not a huge fan of Instagram filters and most Lightroom preset packs. The reason I don't like them...
A melancholy black and white portrait of a dying forest
"The Harz National Park in Germany faces an unprecedented crisis. After two years of draught, several severe storms and the...
Youthful summer memories in nostalgic black and white
Summer photos evoke a lot of memories for all of us — either in vibrant color or gritty black and...
Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject
Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn't have that many subjects, but that's how many pictures I took of several...
Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!
I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It...
Mobile Mondays: Using the Hypocam app for black and whites
Hypocam is a free, dedicated black and white photography app for both iOS and Android smartphones. It's simple and straight...
Three ways to convert to black and white in Photoshop
You know the expression, you can have it quick, right or cheap but not all three? Let’s chat about making...
Five tips to edit badass sports portraits
Want to bring out the most of your action shots? Here are five tips to edit badass sports portraits to...
Exploring minimalism in your kitchen
Want a fun project you can do right in your kitchen? How about exploring some minimalism with everyday stuff you...
Transform a boring photo into a long exposure fine art black & white photograph
We've all had those boring photos that we wish were a creative work of art. Maybe the sun didn't come...
Processing an Olympus Live ND image with Nik Silver Efex Pro 2
You can see the original capture using the Olympus onboard Live ND filter in the OM-D E-M1X here. During my...
Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait
Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups...

A melancholy black and white portrait of a dying forest

“The Harz National Park in Germany faces an unprecedented crisis. After two years of draught, several severe storms and the rapid spread of the bark beetle, its forests are extremely stressed and weakened,” Berlin-based graphic designer and photographer Philipp Apler

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Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject

Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn’t have that many subjects, but that’s how many pictures I took of several people, which is a ton. I’m not bragging about how many I made — I’m just trying to wrap my

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Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!

I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It was incredibly satisfying to receive calls for portraits from clients I hadn’t seen in nearly a decade. Dream photoshoot I

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Exploring minimalism in your kitchen

Want a fun project you can do right in your kitchen? How about exploring some minimalism with everyday stuff you have on hand. No need to leave the house, no need to leave the kitchen — you just need a

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Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait

Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups and individuals and kids and products and available light and controlled light and no light and you have to be

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Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject

Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn’t have that many subjects, but that’s how many pictures I took of several people, which is a ton. I’m not bragging about how many I made — I’m just trying to wrap my

Read More

Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!

I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It was incredibly satisfying to receive calls for portraits from clients I hadn’t seen in nearly a decade. Dream photoshoot I

Read More

Exploring minimalism in your kitchen

Want a fun project you can do right in your kitchen? How about exploring some minimalism with everyday stuff you have on hand. No need to leave the house, no need to leave the kitchen — you just need a

Read More

Portrait Tips: Sculpt a portrait

Making portraits for clients is like competing in the decathlon. You have to be able to shoot movement and groups and individuals and kids and products and available light and controlled light and no light and you have to be

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Weekly Wrap-Up: December 15-21, 2019

After a week full of Black Friday and other holiday deals, we kicked off December with some great content to enhance your photography this winter! What a great week leading up to Christmas! We brought you several holiday-themed tutorials this

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Enter to win a new camera, an education bundle, plus much 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 an educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!