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How I captured this image

Manual camera setting, flash made morning fishing image a magazine winner I’m always looking for the opportunity to capture an image in a new way — especially after more than 20 years of shooting people holding fish. So I work to find better angles and add interesting elements into a scene. When I hoped aboard […]

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Another great Photoshop upgrade: Easier select and mask tool

New Adobe Photoshop select and mask tool makes masking a breeze The latest Photoshop CC upgrade includes some really amazing updates, and the new select-and-mask function is one that photographers and graphic designers will find very useful. Now, with the click of a button, masking is easier than ever. Just watch this video to see how […]

Top 5 reasons to rent lenses and cameras

Camera equipment rental offers real advantages I had never considered renting a camera lens, but I recently dropped my Nikon 80-400mm and damaged the barrel. While the impact didn’t seem all that serious — it was in the protective case — the focus and zoom capabilities were shot. So I sent it off to Nikon […]

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How to delete rejected images in Lightroom

Quickly delete rejected photos in Lightroom to save storage space Digital photos take up more and more storage space, so it’s important to manage your files carefully. And Lightroom makes that easy — if you know the steps. Watch this short video to learn how to flag images as rejected and then delete them from […]

Photoshop update: Content-aware straightening tool

New Photoshop CC update allows straightening images without cropping The latest Photoshop update has solved one of the big problems with the straightening tool, making it easy to keep your horizons straight without cropping out large portions of your photography. And it just takes one extra click to enable content-aware straightening. While previous Lightroom and Photoshop updates […]

How to straighten a digital photograph

Use Lightroom CC or Photoshop CC to quickly straighten any image There’s nothing that will ruin otherwise beautiful landscape photography more than crooked horizons. I mean, the horizon is supposed to be, well, horizontal. But it’s very difficult to ensure in-camera that this critical piece of the photography pie is served up correctly. Fortunately, Lightroom CC […]

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How to nail down exposure

Lightroom’s ‘Basic’ console offers several exposure tools, After importing and sorting images from a shoot, the first step in processing any image is adjusting the basic settings. And the sliders in the “Basic” panel located along the right side of the screen make it so easy. First, make any exposure adjustments needed with the exposure […]

The ultimate Lightroom CC cheatsheet

Learn important Lightroom CC shortcuts to up your productivity If you’re like me, you hate using the mouse to find for the various functions of a piece of software. I mean, why hunt through all those drop-down menus when you can click a couple of keys? And, thanks to,  this Lightroom CC cheatsheet has everything you […]

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The ultimate Photoshop CC cheatsheet

Use this Photoshop cheatsheet to up your productivity Photoshop CC is a complex piece of software that can do so much, but that very complexity makes it difficult sometimes to find the functionality you need. Well, this cheatsheet is the perfect solution, allowing you to move from tool to tool and function to function with […]