Shooting portraits of people is a difficult thing, as you have to manage not only technical parameters involving the camera and lighting, but also the person's posing and expression. This excellent video essay reminds us of what's probably the most important aspect of any portrait.
Articles written by Alex Cooke
Tilt-shift lenses are expensive, niche optical instruments, and as such, it can be a bit difficult to tell if you really need one or not. This quick and useful video will show you if you need one or if you can just stick to Photoshop for the times you want that effect.
The Content-Aware Fill tool in Photoshop is nothing short of magic when it works, but that can be hit or miss depending on what it has to work with in the image and what you're trying to get rid of. Adobe is giving the feature a major upgrade, and you can see a preview of it here.
Lightroom presets are a highly popular way to edit photos or to (try) to emulate the look of a photographer you admire, but they're not always all they're cracked up to be. This great video examines why you should think twice before resorting to buying Lightroom presets.
Being able to precisely and accurately select and mask things in Photoshop is one of the most fundamental and essential skills any photographer or retoucher can possess. This helpful video will show you how to cut out just about anything you'd ever want to using Photoshop.
Sigma bringing their much-lauded Art series line of lenses to the Sony E mount created a lot of excitement in the photography world, and as they continue to make their way into the hands of photographers, reviews have begun to pop up. This review takes a look at the Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art lens.