12 best tutorials for editing portraits

So you have Photoshop or Lightroom, and you’re ready to get editing your portrait shots. You’ve tried removing blemishes and evening out skin tone with less than ideal results, and your attempts at getting rid of that persistent red-eye just makes your subject look odd and unnatural. If Photoshop retouching techniques have always eluded you [...]

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Free your photos and win a Canon EOS 70D!

Sometimes we like to talk about the great crimes committed by photographers? But far worse than any case of over-sharpening or blown highlights is the true travesty, the real plague of the modern digital photographer: letting your images languish on memory cards. Raise your hand if this sounds familiar. You have stacks of old memory [...]

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6 things you didn’t know about focusing, but probably should

If you’ve ever cursed your DSLR’s focusing system for missing a shot, don’t worry — you’re not alone. However, it’s far more likely that out-of-focus photos are the result of user error and unfamiliarity with the wide array of autofocus set-up options than the camera’s performance itself. Focusing performance can be improved by something as [...]

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8 rules of photography you should break at least once

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” Legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adams’s famous quote is still relevant today. But while there are arguably no rules of photography, there are certainly plenty of guidelines. Following these can help to sharpen up your picture-taking, but to see your photography develop further you [...]

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