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Head and shoulders of a man with glasses and a gray suit looking straight ahead. How to Take a Good Headshot (Simple DIY Steps for Non-Pros) 3 months ago Need a good, professional-looking headshot? Learn a simple process for capturing beautiful headshots (no experience necessary!).
Full body portrait of a woman in red clothing standing against a gray wall outdoors while smiling How to Shoot Full-Body Portrait Photography (+ Best Lenses) 3 months ago A step-by-step guide to full-body portrait photos. Learn how to use careful lighting, posing, and more to create stunning images.
how to backup lightroom photos How to Manage and Back Up Lightroom Photos (8 Simple Tips) 9 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 10 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) 1 year 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) 1 year 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) 1 year 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) 2 years 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!) 2 years 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!
hard disk for photo storage The Best Way to Store Digital Photos: The Ultimate Guide 7 months 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.
Bright portrait with dark background How to Brighten a Part of Your Image in Photoshop 6 months 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.
How to store cameras and lenses at home How to Store Cameras and Lenses at Home (Top 10 Tips) 2 years 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 2 years ago Want to convert your RAW photos to JPEGs? We share several quick-and-easy methods for Mac and Windows users!
how to take real estate photos with iPhone How to Take Real Estate Photos with Your iPhone: 10 Easy Tips 2 years ago Discover 10 simple tips to capture beautiful iPhone real estate photography. Create jaw-dropping photos for your house listing!
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! 7 months 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!
portrait of a women How to Get the Best Lighting for Your Portrait Photography 7 months 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!
double exposure photoshop How to Merge Two Photos in Photoshop: A Step-By-Step Guide 2 years 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 2 years 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!
white background portrait White Background Portrait: How to Capture Portraits With a Pure White Background 2 years ago How do you capture beautiful white background portraits? Discover easy techniques for perfect white backgrounds, both indoors and outdoors!
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!
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.
Inside and Outside View of a flat How to Stack Images in Lightroom (for Real Estate Photography) 7 months ago How to stack together images for your real estate shots, especially interiors with bright windows? By using Lightroom or the LR/Enfuse plugin or Photomatix.
How to create blur (bokeh) portrait photos How to Blur the Background of Your Portraits 8 months ago How to blur the background and create bokeh for your portrait images by using either a DSLR, point and shoot camera, iPhone or Photoshop.
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!

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