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Shutterbug Staff  |  May 17, 2019  |  0 comments

The perfect portrait can often be ruined by a bad color cast on your subject, which can turn skin tones a hazy shade of ugly. In the below video, software guru Unmesh Dinda shows you an easy way to fix color cast issues in Photoshop so your portraits shine.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 16, 2019  |  0 comments

There are so many tools for editing and organizing your images in Lightroom, it's easy to miss some basic, essential stuff. In the below video from photographer/retoucher/software instructor Anthony Morganti, he shares "5 Lightroom tips you wish you knew already!"

Dan Havlik  |  May 13, 2019  |  0 comments

Are you comfortable letting other people edit your photos? And if you were to edit someone else's photos in, for instance, Lightroom, what's the first thing you would do? What's the last thing? How would you know if you've pushed the edits too far?

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 07, 2019  |  0 comments

Here's another great "quick fix" feature from Photoshop. In the below video from Phlearn, Photoshopu guru Aaron Nace shows you how to use the Clone Stamp Tool to easily remove anything from an image.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 06, 2019  |  0 comments

Photoshop is such a rich and, ahem, layered program it seems impossible to know everything it can do. In fact, there are many photo editing features that even the most software-savvy photographers might not know about.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 29, 2019  |  0 comments

If you're a photographer who is just dipping their toes into how to use Lightroom, have we got a video for you. In the below free tutorial from Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street, these two photography pros teach you the basics of Lightroom in under thirty minutes.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Los Angeles-based boudoir photographer Michael Sasser is here to dispel a myth. While it's certainly not ideal, you can shoot flattering portraits in harsh sunlight.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the best things about Photoshop is being able to cut out or extract the subject of a photo from its surroundings. Of course, some cutouts are harder than others and some are dang near impossible because of intricate edges such as flyaway hair or surrounding ornamentation.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 28, 2019  |  0 comments

Working with hair selections for cut-outs in Photoshop is no easy task but hopefully the below video from Nathaniel Dodson at Tutvid will help turn you into a virtual barber on your portraits in no time.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 27, 2019  |  0 comments

Yesterday we shared a tutorial on the perils of overediting your photos. But that doesn't mean we're against photo editing, in general. In fact, we're all for it when it's done right.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 26, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the most difficult things with photo editing, according to landscape photographer Mark Denney, is "knowing when to say when." Truer words may never have been spoken when it comes to powerful software such as Photoshop.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 21, 2019  |  0 comments

You don't, necessarily, need a fancy and pricey lens with a fast aperture to shoot an image with attractive background blur, aka bokeh, for portraits. In the below tutorial from Unmesh Dinda of PIXimperfect, he shows you the "key" to simulating shallow depth of field in Photoshop.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 15, 2019  |  0 comments

Lightroom is a great program for editing your images but it can be intimidating to some beginners. In the below video, photographer Mark Denney shares some great tips on how to edit better landscape photos in Lightroom by following his seven simple steps.

Dan Havlik  |  Mar 13, 2019  |  1 comments

There are some photographers who like Lightroom and some who like Photoshop and there are even some who like both. But which of Adobe’s photography programs is better for editing images?

Shutterbug Staff  |  Mar 12, 2019  |  0 comments

They don’t call Photoshop the “800-pound gorilla” for nothing. There’s a lot to wrestle with in this this incredibly deep, complex, and helpful piece of image-editing software.

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