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Why Christmas is the perfect time to take that protective filter off!
We all have been in that situation at the camera store where the salesman asked us if we want to...
My Favorite New Photoshop CC Features (Late 2015 Release)
There are a ton of updates in the latest version of Photoshop CC. In this video, I show off a...
Reverse Lens Macro – Exploring Life at Full-Scale
As with any specialized area of photography, the art of macro photography - that is, making images of objects at...
Lightroom Hangout: Brushable Gradients and Other Local Magic with Colin Smith
You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific...
Photoshop Elements’ Graphic Novel Filter
Theres a few times that Im using Photoshop Elements that I think I wish this was in Photoshop!. The Graphic...
Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter
When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken...
A Few Reasons to Switch to Photoshop from Lightroom
Photoshop and Lightroom are a great combination but sometimes is gets confusing on what edits should be done in which...
Shooting with Clear and Haze Filters
Check out the benefits of using clear filters for shooting video footage, including protecting the lens, reducing the effects of...
Lightroom’s Killer Graduated and Radial Filters
Our sample image was shot using only one light. To mimic a three light set up with red and blue...
My “Top 10” Favorite Filters in onOne’s Perfect Effects 9
One of the things I love about Perfect Effects inside of the new onOne Perfect Photo Suite 9 is the...
Five Must-Have Photo Accessories For Every Landscape Photographer
With all of the money that photographers spend on their cameras, lenses and tripods, it can be easy to overlook...
Photoshop’s Flame Generator
Here's a look at Photoshop's new Flame Filter, which can help you create flaming text or even people! Disclaimers: This...

Photoshop Elements’ Graphic Novel Filter

Theres a few times that Im using Photoshop Elements that I think I wish this was in Photoshop!. The Graphic Novel filter is one these. The Graphic Novel Filter With an image loaded head to the Filter menu. Under the

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Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and draw attention toward my subject in the center. Trouble was, my subject wasn’t always

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A Few Reasons to Switch to Photoshop from Lightroom

Photoshop and Lightroom are a great combination but sometimes is gets confusing on what edits should be done in which program. I use a simple Halloween photo to show my workflow. Along the way, I demonstrate the power of plugins such as Topez’s Simplify and Photoshop’s own Poster Edge filter.

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Shooting with Clear and Haze Filters

Check out the benefits of using clear filters for shooting video footage, including protecting the lens, reducing the effects of haze, and more. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly

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Photoshop’s Flame Generator

Here’s a look at Photoshop’s new Flame Filter, which can help you create flaming text or even people! Disclaimers: This is only one way to create flames. Flame generator only available in the latest update to Photoshop CC. This Post

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Photoshop Elements’ Graphic Novel Filter

Theres a few times that Im using Photoshop Elements that I think I wish this was in Photoshop!. The Graphic Novel filter is one these. The Graphic Novel Filter With an image loaded head to the Filter menu. Under the

Read More

Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter

When I started digital photography, I thought Lightroom 2s Vignette tool was the greatest thing. It allowed me to darken the edges of my images and draw attention toward my subject in the center. Trouble was, my subject wasn’t always

Read More

A Few Reasons to Switch to Photoshop from Lightroom

Photoshop and Lightroom are a great combination but sometimes is gets confusing on what edits should be done in which program. I use a simple Halloween photo to show my workflow. Along the way, I demonstrate the power of plugins such as Topez’s Simplify and Photoshop’s own Poster Edge filter.

Read More

Shooting with Clear and Haze Filters

Check out the benefits of using clear filters for shooting video footage, including protecting the lens, reducing the effects of haze, and more. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly

Read More

Photoshop’s Flame Generator

Here’s a look at Photoshop’s new Flame Filter, which can help you create flaming text or even people! Disclaimers: This is only one way to create flames. Flame generator only available in the latest update to Photoshop CC. This Post

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Calculating Exposure with Slower Shutter

I love long exposure photography because it has the power to make even the most mundane scenes a bit more interesting visually. When shooting daytime scenes I often turn to my Lee Big Stopper 10-stop ND filter. The Big Stopper

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Building Your Bag: Accessories | Part 1

Filters of all sorts, flashes, cards, readers, light-meters, remote triggers, straps, battery chargers, batteries, business cards, business card holders, lens bags, cases, cords, levels, tripods, lens cloths, blah, blah, blah. Do you need it all and does it have to

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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!