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5 Must-Know Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

5 Must-Know Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

For those who spend a significant amount of time retouching images in Photosho, keyboard shortcuts are life-savers. They not only reduce the use of the mouse or light pen but also make the whole process of editing images a good deal faster. In this video, Aaron Nace from Phlearn demonstrates five essential Photoshop keyboard shortcuts that every photographer should […]

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Telephoto Lens Landscape Techniques

Telephoto Lens Landscape Techniques

When trekking on an outdoor adventure with camera in tow, many people’s first instinct is to stick to their widest angle lens like glue in order to fit the most of their surroundings into their images. While wide angle lenses do an excellent job of capturing expansive landscapes, many photographers who strictly abide to their […]

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Stray Light and Lens Flares in Photography

Stray Light and Lens Flares in Photography

A camera lens is made up of several elements—pieces of special glass ground to a specific curve according to computer calculations. Each element directs light in a particular way and corrects aberrations caused by other lens elements. A telephoto lens may have from 10 to 20 elements. Usually, elements are joined together with optically clear […]

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Tips for Conserving Your Camera Battery’s Power

Tips for Conserving Your Camera Battery’s Power

You’re deep in the middle of a shoot when, suddenly, you’re filled with a sense of dread because the tiny red “low battery” symbol has reared its ugly head. The backup you usually carry was left behind at your home or studio, and making the most of your battery has instantly become priority number one. […]

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How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

How to Recalibrate Your Camera’s Focus

You just bought a new DSLR and you just can’t wait to start shooting great images. But wait, there’s a problem. Your camera somehow can’t seem to lock focus where you want it to. You’ve selected the right AF point and you paid attention when the exposure was made, but your camera always seems to […]

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New: Lightroom Tutorial Course for Landscape Photographers at 50% Off

New: Lightroom Tutorial Course for Landscape Photographers at 50% Off

Lightroom Develop is one of the most robust raw processing programs available for landscape photographers. It’s powerful tools allow for extremely rich and targeted photo editing. These comprehensive tutorials cover every aspect of LR Develop and show you how to beautifully edit your raw photos. We were able to negotiate an exclusive 50% discount which ends […]

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An Exercise to Improve Your Perspective as a Photographer

An Exercise to Improve Your Perspective as a Photographer

Everyone usually has humble beginnings as a photographer, and they’ll be sure to tell you that fact when asked. Finding ways to improve involve going out to shoot whatever interests you and finding multiple ways to do so. Photographer David Bergman has some tips on how to be a better photographer by seeing things from a […]

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How to Create Natural Looking Snow in Photoshop

How to Create Natural Looking Snow in Photoshop

Want to capture the perfect snowfall in your photos? For clear, crisp snow that falls around your subject, rather than intruding and creating blotches over the model’s face or over the beautiful scenery, you might want to consider adding it in in post-production: Aaron Nace offers us another great tutorial that is incredibly helpful. It’s […]

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How to Photograph Light Trails

How to Photograph Light Trails

If you’ve ever wanted to create light trails but didn’t know where to start, this article is for you. What You Need for Light Trail Photography You’re going to practice creating light trails by photographing passing vehicles. You’ll need a tripod for this technique (or some other way to stabilize your camera) as you will […]

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Key Elements of a Great Photograph: The Photographer’s Diet

Key Elements of a Great Photograph: The Photographer’s Diet

Improving your photography doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes it can be as simple as going on a diet–a photographer’s diet. Below, street photographer Craig Semetko explains each of the essential ingredients of the photographer’s diet, guaranteed to improve your photography (if not your waist line): Each photograph we take–whether carefully composed or just a […]

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