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Simple Tips for Better Portraits

Whether you’re armed with an expensive SLR or just a smart phone camera, there is an art to taking good pictures of people. With some thought and some practice you’ll be the go-to person in your group for taking photos. Read more →

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How to Convert Images to Black and White and Add a Color Tint in Photoshop

So why would you bother with black and white imagery when we live in a world full of color? There are many reasons why, but a simple answer is that a black and white image can be quite powerful. Read more →

Try This Secret Photoshop Trick for Better White Balance

Adjusting white balance can be such a pain, especially when you get it horribly wrong while shooting. When you edit your photos, you’re probably doing what any other photographer is doing: creating a curves adjustment layer and using the presets to select the black and white points. Read more →

7 Tips for Black and White Portrait Photography

Why would you choose to create black and white photographs in the era of digital cameras that are capable of accurately capturing millions upon millions of colors? Read more →

Understanding Black and White Filters in Lightroom

Shooting in black and white can be an amazingly creative way to explore new areas of photography, and help you see not only your pictures, but the world around you in a whole new light. However, unless you are shooting with black and white film Read more →

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Wide Angle Lens

Wide angle lenses are an obvious choice when it comes to landscape and street photography. They offer a wide angle of view thereby getting everything (with a capital E) in the frame. That’s an excellent thing. Read more →

5 Simple Ways to Create Expressive Photos in Black and White

Can you visualize the world around you in black and white? It’s not easy to do at first with an array bright colors competing for your attention. Look a little closer however, and you may recognize the broad potential for expressive imagery. Of course, not every situation lends itself to this artistic style. There are however, certain characteristics you can… Read more →

5 Photoshop Tricks You Probably Don’t Know

Because Photoshop is such a complex piece of software, you can use it for years and not utilize it to its full potential. This 9-minute video from the Photoshop Training Channel shows 5 Photoshop Tricks that you probably weren’t aware of: Read more →

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7 Reasons Why You’d be Crazy Not to use Lightroom Presets

Today, in this digital age, your job isn’t done once you’ve taken the photos, you’re really only halfway there. You need to edit your photos. Luckily, using Adobe Lightroom, combined with some really high-quality presets, you can instantly start getting amazing results, rather than spin your wheels being frustrated trying to edit your photos. Read more →

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Composition After the Fact: Cropping for Maximum Impact

It may at first seem simple. You took the shot a little wide, or a sneaky branch that you didn’t notice found its way into the edge of your photo. In Lightroom (LR) it’s just a quick press of the R key to activate the crop tool, hold down the shift key to constrain the crop Read more →