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How Many Backups of Your Images Do You Need?

One of the worst things that can happen to you as a photographer is to lose your images due to a corrupt hard drive or memory card. Here is an excellent plan to put in place to protect against hard drive failure.

Three Tips For Getting Started in Photoshop

Photoshop is an increasingly complex software, which makes it overwhelming to anyone new to the program. Here are three simple tips to get started.

Composition: Photography's Most Underrated Skill

Choosing an interesting composition might be the most underrated of all photography techniques. Here is a tutorial on why changing how you frame your subject can make or break your image.

Five Tricks For Accurate Selections in Photoshop

Getting a pinpoint selection of an object in Photoshop is one of the most basic skills but also can be one of the hardest tasks to do. Here are five tips for getting accurate selections on even the most difficult details.

How to Get Macro Images Without a Macro Lens

Have you wanted to give macro photography a try but don’t have the budget for the proper gear? Here is an excellent lens hack to get close up photos without losing depth of field.

Understanding Lightroom’s Tone Curve

Lightroom’s tone curve is one of the most powerful tools you have, but new photographers tend to overlook what this function offers. Here is everything you need to know about this tool.

Does Having a Full-Frame Camera Matter?

One of the common beliefs in photography is that a full-frame camera is far superior to a crop sensor, but is this true? How much of a difference does a larger sensor provide?

Six Essentials Steps to Editing an Image

If you’ve been feeling stagnant with your editing style, now is a great time to invest time into improving your skill set. Here are six techniques you should consider using on every image you take.

Five Hidden Lightroom Tips That You Should Know

Even after years of using Adobe Lightroom for editing, there are still several options the software offers that few photographers know about. Here are five helpful tips that you likely didn’t know before.

Where to Find Photography Clients in 2019

If you want to keep your business relevant or have that breakthrough year you’ve been dreaming of, you need to have a plan in place that continually attracts quality clients. Here is where you can find them in 2019.

How to Export Sharp Photos for Instagram

Instagram has become the primary avenue for photographers to share their work, but if not appropriately handled, Instagram can ruin the look of your images. Here is the best way to export your photos from Lightroom if you want your pictures to stay as sharp as possible.

Completely Change the Color of an Object in Photoshop

We have all used Photoshop to adjust the color of an object, but what if you need to make something a specific color? This tutorial shows how to have complete control over all the colors in your image.

The Best Method for Exporting Photos to Instagram

For most photographers, social media is the area where fans and potential clients will see our work most often. Here is how to make sure your photos look great on Instagram.

Understanding the Differences Between Raw and JPEG

You have likely heard that you should capture your images in raw rather than JPEG, but do you understand why? Here is an explanation of the advantages of shooting in each mode and why raw is the way to go for an amateur photographer.

How Composition Can Make or Break a Photo

We all have our unique styles in photography, and we get to choose how we express ourselves in our images. However, poor composition is one of the easiest ways to ruin an image and can take away from what you want to communicate in your photo.

Create Better Images by Mastering the Exposure Triangle

If you are beginning your journey in photography, mastering the basics of the exposure triangle is one of the best places to start. Here is an excellent illustration of how understanding your camera can help you produce better images.