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Jon Sienkiewicz  |  Jul 12, 2024  |  0 comments

Turn mundane everyday subjects into intriguing creative images by distorting surrounding objects in an imaginative way with a Lensbaby Sweet 22. Here's our hands-on review and several images.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 12, 2024  |  0 comments

One big advantage of today's sophisticated post-processing software is that there are usually multiple methods and tools for accomplishing the same task. And oftentimes the technique that works best for one type of image is not the best choice for another.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 12, 2024  |  0 comments

The failure to attain precise focus is a sure way to ruin an otherwise great photo, but fortunately there are post-processing methods to sharpen blurry images IF you use the right tools. Taking the wrong approach, however, will only make things worse.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 12, 2024  |  0 comments

Are you one of those photographers who always shoots Jpegs because you think editing Raw files is beyond your skills? If so you're not alone, even though there are significant image-quality benefits to shooting in Raw.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 11, 2024  |  0 comments

Earlier this month we featured a quick boudoir photography tutorial for beginners from  Patrick's Boudoir Photography Secrets, demonstrating a simple way to capture sensuous photos with basic gear and ambient light. Today Patrick is back again with a similar window-lighting technique—this time  with a sitting floor pose that is very flattering for models of all body types.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 11, 2024  |  0 comments

We occasionally provide expert advice on configuring the Photoshop workflow so that it meets your specific needs, and this typically involves revealing hidden features or activating settings that are disabled by default. The tutorial below from the Dansky instructional YouTube channel takes the opposite approach; namely, suggestions for turning off certain settings that one pro says will just slow you down.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 10, 2024  |  0 comments

Shutter speed is one of the three elements that combine to achieve a proper exposure, the other two being aperture and ISO. But unless you shoot in Manual mode, it's likely that you use Aperture Priority—thereby leaving it up to the camera to choose an appropriate shutter speed.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 10, 2024  |  0 comments

There's a common denominator running through many of the post-processing tutorials we post, and it's a technique that one of our favorite instructors says he can't live without. Many of his fellow pros agree wholeheartedly, and today you'll learn exactly how it works.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 10, 2024  |  0 comments

Most experienced photographers rarely shoot without a lens hood for several important reasons, whether they're photographing indoors or out. These affordable accessories not only protect the front element of a lens from damage, but they also improve image quality in a number of ways.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 09, 2024  |  0 comments

Simply put, if you miss accurate focus you miss the shot, no matter how compelling the scene or the subject. In this tutorial from the Wildlife in Focus YouTube channel you'll learn a handful of proven techniques for getting the job done every time.

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