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The 6 Most Important Things You Need to Know in Lightroom

The 6 Most Important Things You Need to Know in Lightroom

Note: Check out Lightroom expert Andrew’s brand new Mastering Lightroom Email Course; enrollment is open until the end of February. Whether you’re new to Lightroom or have been using it for years there are certain things you need to know in order to ensure that everything runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Do these […]

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Meet an Award-Winning 13-Year-Old Wildlife Photographer

Meet an Award-Winning 13-Year-Old Wildlife Photographer

They say if you want to be expert at something, you should start very young. That’s certainly true of the subject of 13 year-old Josh Launstein! The young Canadian began his love affair with photography when he was just five, playing with his dad’s spare camera. At age seven he decided he needed to learn to […]

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Photo Composition Tips

Photo Composition Tips

One aspect of photography that photographers constantly strive to improve is composition. It’s one of those things that you spend your entire photographic career working on. There are many considerations to be made on what to include in the frame and—equally important—what to leave out, and it can sometimes be a little overwhelming trying to […]

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Vibrance vs. Saturation in Lightroom

Vibrance vs. Saturation in Lightroom

Just what is the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders in Lightroom? They both change color, right? They do, but each one does it in a slightly different way. In this video, Lauren Lim from PhotographyConcentrate demonstrates what the vibrance and saturation sliders do and how to get the best out of each one: […]

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Top 5 Tips for Flattering Portrait Photography

Top 5 Tips for Flattering Portrait Photography

Looking for tips to take better photos? Well, you’ll find some of the most valuable ones here. These only cover the basics, but we recommend that you invest in some photography books, because they’re more likely to give you more advice and show you the ropes. For now, start with the first tip and break […]

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Photography Challenge: 30 Street Portraits in 2 Hours

Photography Challenge: 30 Street Portraits in 2 Hours

Finding the perfect shot is a never-ending goal for photographers around the globe. Options for things like backdrops, light setups, and model selection are virtually infinite. Many photographers spend countless hours and buy thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment in hopes of capturing that one perfect shot. But, photographer and technical editor Matt Higgs takes a […]

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Photography Depth of Field

Photography Depth of Field

One the most fundamental techniques necessary to really to master creative photography is depth of field. It was always a bit of a mystery to me because of the link to aperture and understanding all those back to front f-numbers. I think it was more of a mental block, though, because it’s actually quite easy […]

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Expose to the Right: Shooting and Editing Aerial Photography

Expose to the Right: Shooting and Editing Aerial Photography

Aerial photography is incredibly stunning. Not only does it offer spectacular scenery, but it can show you places you see every day from a completely different perspective. With the rise of quadcopters and other unmanned vehicles that are fitted with powerful action cameras—or even DSLR cameras—aerial photography is getting more and more accessible to the […]

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Introducing Skylum Photography Software

Introducing Skylum Photography Software

Macphun changes its name to Skylum Software, following an expansion to Windows and pursuing the goal of bringing photographers a truly worthy Adobe alternative. Bellevue, WA — After ten years, the award-winning software company known as Macphun has changed its name to Skylum Software, embracing a new vision and growth strategy emphasizing its flagship Luminar […]

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5 Photography Myths Debunked

5 Photography Myths Debunked

Even the best photographers start out as beginners. And, even as technology becomes more intuitive and resources become more plentiful, there is still quite a bit that new photographers can only learn through firsthand experience. Toma Bonciu realizes this more than most. As a landscape aficionado, he frequently leads workshops in addition to creating video tutorials […]

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