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how to backup lightroom photos How to Manage and Back Up Lightroom Photos (8 Simple Tips) 3 months ago Simple tips for easy image management in Lightroom. Learn how to back up your images, organize your folders, and more.
Joiner Photography image example Joiner Photography: How to Make a Joiner Photo Like David Hockney 4 months ago A step-by-step guide to Hockney-style joiner photos. Create artistic masterpieces with a few images and some Photoshop tricks!
how to create presets in Lightroom How to Create Presets in Lightroom (for Desktop and Mobile) 7 months ago Creating presets in Lightroom is simple. Make your own Lightroom and Lightroom Classic presets with this step-by-step guide.
how to develop film at home How to Develop Film at Home (and All of the Things You Need) 8 months ago If you're looking to get your prints developed, discover the easy way to do it from home. This article has everything you need to know!
Engagement Photography Tips How to Take Great Engagement Photos That Couples Will Love (10 Tips) 8 months ago Want to capture amazing engagement photos? These 10 tips by pro photographer mentor Jeff Brown will take your images to the next level, fast!
How to set up umbrella lighting for photography How to Set Up Umbrella Lighting for Photography (The Must-Know Guide) 1 year ago Here is our ultimate guide on how to set up umbrella lighting for photography. Get all of the knowledge you need to take stunning photographs!
How to photograph paintings for print How to Photograph Paintings for Prints (Perfectly Digitizing Your Artwork!) 1 year ago Digitizing paintings is best done with a camera and a lens, so here is our nifty guide on how to photograph paintings for prints!
How to store cameras and lenses at home How to Store Cameras and Lenses at Home (Top 10 Tips) 1 year ago From ensuring you don’t visit the repair shop to keeping the resale value, here is our guide on how to store cameras and lenses at home!
how to convert RAW to JPEG on a Mac How to Convert RAW to JPEG on Mac, Windows, and More 1 year ago Want to convert your RAW photos to JPEGs? We share several quick-and-easy methods for Mac and Windows users!
Bright portrait with dark background How to Brighten a Part of Your Image in Photoshop 3 weeks ago If you want to brighten a part of your image Photoshop offers great tools to do so. The Gaussian Blur and the Polygonal Lasso Tool help you brighten a spot.
hard disk for photo storage The Best Way to Store Digital Photos: The Ultimate Guide 1 month ago Keeping your digital photos safe is a tricky task. Find out the best way to store digital photos so you don't have to worry about losing your photos.
how to take real estate photos with iPhone How to Take Real Estate Photos with Your iPhone: 10 Easy Tips 1 year ago Discover 10 simple tips to capture beautiful iPhone real estate photography. Create jaw-dropping photos for your house listing!
full body portrait How to Shoot Full Body Portraits 2 months ago Learn How to Make the Perfect Full Body Portrait Photo. What Lens to use, which Lighting to Pick and how to Posture for a Great Portrait (from tip to toe).
Paint Your Life sample painting showing the original photo of a dog on the left and the painting on the right. How to Turn Photos into Paintings: 5 Options for Creating Painted Masterpieces! 1 month ago Have you captured a photo you desperately want to showcase as a painting? Read on to discover 5 ways to turn a photo into a painting!
double exposure photoshop How to Merge Two Photos in Photoshop: A Step-By-Step Guide 1 year ago Want to make landscapes pop? Give your photos an artistic flare? Learn how to merge two photos in Photoshop to give you images that something extra!
overexposed photo How to Fix Overexposed Photos: The Ultimate Guide 1 year ago Do you want to know how to fix overexposed photos, fast? These step-by-step instructions will tell you everything you need to know!
focus stacking final example How to Focus Stack in Lightroom and Photoshop 2 years ago Focus stacking can make an incredible difference in your best shots. Follow our guide and learn how to start utilizing this technique today!
white background portrait White Background Portrait: How to Capture Portraits With a Pure White Background 1 year ago How do you capture beautiful white background portraits? Discover easy techniques for perfect white backgrounds, both indoors and outdoors!
headshot photo How to Take a Good Headshot (Simple DIY Steps for Non-Pros) 2 years ago How can you take a good, professional-looking headshot? Learn a simple process for capturing beautiful headshots (no experience necessary!).
Rflection - a way to create a forced perspective | Image by Randy Jacob How to Create Forced Perspective Photography 2 years ago Forced perspective photography is infinitely interesting and creating. We look at how to create forced perspective photography and share a plethora of mind-boggling examples for your benefit.
smartphone taking a low exposure shot How to Quickly Open Your Smartphone Camera (On Any Model) 1 year ago Discover how to quickly open your smartphone camera. Never miss a photo opportunity again! Pixel, iPhone, Huawei, and Samsung.
portrait of a women How to Get the Best Lighting for Your Portrait Photography 1 month ago Portrait photography lighting might seem hard, but it doesn't have to be. Discover how to create gorgeous portraits with these simple lighting tips!
zone system photography The Zone System: How to Nail Your Exposure Every Time 2 years ago What is the zone system, and how can you use it to get consistently perfect exposures? Learn all about this technique pioneered by the photography greats!
photoshoot How to Plan a Photoshoot 2 years ago Are you a photographer with clients, or a team? These essential tips will help you to plan a photoshoot regardless of the event.

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