Natural HDR in Photoshop and Lightroom

HDR photography was made to address the restrictions of photography equipment, mainly in the sensors of digital cameras. This technology was intended to recreate in photos, as accurately as possible, a human experience by connecting what the human eye actually sees and what a digital camera can shoot. You can think of HDR as being … Read more

Adobe Creative Suite 6 vs Creative Cloud – Which is Right for Me?

  Adobe launched Creative Suite 6 back in 2012. The bad thing is that the tools inside the suite are out of reach for most people because of their prices. Even though Adobe offers discounts for people who upgrade from older releases and its software costs a lot less for some segments in the market … Read more

The Lowdown: What Are the Setup Costs of a Photography Startup?

Are you really a professional photographer, or are you a passionate amateur – but one who’s ultimately pretending to be a pro? Often enough, the one differentiator between pros and amateurs is working up the courage to start a legal photography business. It’s not enough to have a camera, website, Facebook page, and a couple … Read more

How to Reduce Your Photo Post-Production Time in 3 Simple Steps

A career in wedding photography doesn’t have to mean a you only do one job, i.e. shoot weddings. Of course, perhaps your business strategy is that of a one-person army, a single-engine machine. That is, you shoot and edit your own photos, without the aid of an assistant or second shooter. However, perhaps your current … Read more

Create Great Wedding Cinemagraphs in 15 Steps

  Image via PhotoJojo What are cinemagraphs, you ask? Why, what a question! Essentially, they’re Graphics Interchange Format files, better known as .gifs. You’ve seen them all over your favorite entertainment websites online and you can even make them with nothing more than your smartphone these days, since, of course, there’s an app for that. … Read more

Survivor’s Guide: How to Sell Your Photography in the Digital Age

If you’ve been in the pro photography business for at least a decade (or even several years), it most definitely hasn’t escaped you how much the business, industry, and, ultimately, the art of taking pictures, have changed during this time. Hark back in time some more, if you will, and you’ll note that the changes … Read more

Photoshop Tutorial – Layer Comps

Photoshop Tutorial - Layer Comps

Have you ever created a multi graphic image layout and wanted to see how modifications would change the feel of the design? Layer Comps allow you to modify a layout quickly while offering design freedom within the same work piece. Instructor Richard Harrington shows you how to use Photoshop layer comps and scripts to save … Read more

Top Ways To Automate Lightroom

Automating Adobe Lightroom can save huge amounts of time. This 2 part video series hosted by Julieanne Kost will show important features and shortcuts that you use. Do you work in the development module or image grid area mostly? Learn the shortcuts that will relocate your views quickly. Part 2 of the automation of Lightroom