What is a preset? A preset is a combination of filters as well as the settings used for each of those filters to create a special look or style. Luminar
You gotta join us live for our next Lightroom Live, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be
The Fourth of July is this coming Tuesday. It’s America’s biggest party and we love to celebrate with fireworks. Making a good fireworks picture is satisfying and difficult. So here
Portrait retouching Master, Kristina Sherk, is joining us for this webinar to help you learn the best techniques for portrait retouching. She’ll show us the principles and demonstrate the tools.
I’ve become a fan of Platypod Ultra. It’s got all the best features of the original Pro and the larger Max, and it fits in my back pocket. It goes
A lack of organization can really kick you in a sensitive area if you’re on a time crunch or are called to produce a photo or document of some sort. So
What do you think of when you think of HDR? Over-sharpened, bright photos? The majority of HDR photos I’ve seen — you know, the ones you always see on real
For photographers, a great portfolio shows your work at its best. If you’re a professional, it’ll get you hired, and if you’re a hobbyist, it’ll let you share with more
Funerals are a good time to make family pictures because people who haven’t seen one another in decades are together. You should take advantage of the opportunity. I attended a
Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying
If you look at your interchangeable-lens camera’s menu, you’ll probably find a setting for Long Exposure Noise Reduction. In fact, many cameras have this activated by default. It’s a cool
I’m a photographer and a dad, and when those two roles meet I’m a happy man. One of the fun things about photographing my own kid is creating pictures of
I caught up with my Photojournalist friend, Rick Friedman, at the New England Camera Council Conference. Rick showed me images he took of Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots
It is summertime and you are off to the beach. Here are some tips to improve your sunset shots. 1. Bracket. Sunset exposures can be tricky. With bracketing you have
It’s that time of year again. Independence Day is almost here. All over the U.S. there will be amazing displays of fireworks. Photographer’s naturally want to make the best possible
Join Scott Bourne on a trip down memory lane. Americana photography is one of the fastest-growing segments of the photo industry. Learn why this photography style is so popular, what
Photofocus author Robert Vanelli arranged a telephone interview with author Steve Gottlieb and asked what’s his secret for turning a personal project into a book.
This “How to Create the Look” article focuses on using a background element to balance the frame.
This “How to Create the Look” article focuses on posing a group then photographing them individually.
This “How to Create the Look” article shows what it takes to create a rugged Black & White portrait.
If you use Lightroom, you may be aware that Lightroom was updated a few months (Lightroom CC/Lightroom 6). One of the standout features in this new version is the ability