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15 Items Photographer's Should Have in Their Camera Bag

15 Items Photographer's Should Have in Their Camera Bag

15 Things Every Photographer Should Have in Their Camera Bag If you spend any amount of time shooting on location (as opposed to shooting in a home studio) you may have found that there is something you left at home ...

Cleaning Your Camera Sensor (and Keeping it Dust Free)

Cleaning Your Camera Sensor (and Keeping it Dust Free)

How to Clean Your Camera Sensor When to have your camera cleaned is a very common question that comes up in regards to gear maintenance. Keeping your camera's sensor clean and dust free will help you have sharper ima...

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

How to Clean Your Camera Lens

How to Clean Your Camera Lens I will be the first to admit that I'm a camera gear junkie. I love my camera gear, old and new, and I totally treat it like a baby. Just like your monitor, TV,  or glasses, sometimes, yo...

Full Frame vs Crop Sensor (Which Camera is Right For You?)

Full Frame vs Crop Sensor (Which Camera is Right For You?)

Full Frame or Crop Sensor (Which Camera is Right For You?) Full frame & crop sensor. These four words seem to spark a lot of debate within the photography community! As photographers, we are artistic, but most o...

How To Easily Capture a Starburst Effect In Your Photos

How To Easily Capture a Starburst Effect In Your Photos

Starburst Photography A “Starburst” of "Sunburst" in photography refers to capturing the sun in your photo where you can actually see the sun’s rays in a star like shape. I don't capture starbursts in all of my lands...

Top Photos of 2019 - Photo Challenge Winners

Top Photos of 2019 - Photo Challenge Winners

30+ Top Photos of 2019 - Pretty Presets & Actions Photo Challenge We are so excited to share these incredible photos with you from our Pretty Presets and Actions photo community. It's always so hard to narrow it...

Match Total Exposure (A Lightroom Trick to Save You Hours)

Match Total Exposure (A Lightroom Trick to Save You Hours)

Match Total Exposure in Lightroom (A Trick that Will Save You Hours) I had a little incident with my camera recently. I accidentally turned on the bracketing setting (I’m under a year with my new camera and still hit...

How to Use Lightroom's Multi-Batch Export Feature

How to Use Lightroom's Multi-Batch Export Feature

New Lightroom Feature: Multi-Batch Exporting In Lightroom, there isn't a "save" feature like there is in Photoshop.  Instead, photos are "exported".  When you export photos you create new files that include all the a...

Photographers Guide to Using a Professional Makeup Artist

Photographers Guide to Using a Professional Makeup Artist

Professional Makeup & Photography We all have those rare photos of ourselves that we look at and can’t help but think "Wow, I look good! Maybe it was your clothes, the way your hair was styled, or perhaps the com...

5 Ways to Customize Your Lightroom Presets

5 Ways to Customize Your Lightroom Presets

How to Customize & Adjust Lightroom Presets One question that I get asked quite often from Lightroom preset users is "How can I adjust a preset, when its effect is too much?" or "Is there a way to lower the opaci...

What is a DNG File? (And Why You Might Consider Using It)

What is a DNG File? (And Why You Might Consider Using It)

If you ever imported photos into Lightroom, you have probably noticed the phrase  “Copy as DNG” listed as an option. You probably just skipped over this option because: A) You have no idea what it is or B) You see no...

6 Tips for Using Lightroom's Graduated Filter

6 Tips for Using Lightroom's Graduated Filter

What is the Lightroom Graduated Filter Are you getting the most out of the graduated filter tool in Lightroom? What the heck is a graduated filter anyway? In this tutorial, I will explain what the Lightroom graduated...

6 Free (and Creative) Photography Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Business

6 Free (and Creative) Photography Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Business

6 Free (and Creative) Ways to Market Your Photography Business Marketing your new photography business doesn’t have to break the bank. The two most important things you can do are: Get your name out there to potenti...

How to Batch Edit in Lightroom Mobile

How to Batch Edit in Lightroom Mobile

How to Batch Edit in Lightroom Mobile Many Lightroom users have been enjoying the mobile version of Lightroom!  However, until the most recent update there was a very important editing feature that was missing from L...

How to Use Hue & Saturation in Photoshop

How to Use Hue & Saturation in Photoshop

How to Use Hue & Saturation in Photoshop The Hue Saturation Panel in Photoshop is a simple yet fine-tuned tool for color management. You can use Hue Saturation to adjust unwanted color casts in your images, such ...

3 Lightroom Settings to Change RIGHT NOW!

3 Lightroom Settings to Change RIGHT NOW!

3 Lightroom Settings You Should Change RIGHT NOW! Lightroom has lots of settings and preferences -- and sometimes its hard to know what the best option is! So, today I thought I would share with you 3 Lightroom setti...

5 Tips for Using the Radial Filter Tool in Lightroom

5 Tips for Using the Radial Filter Tool in Lightroom

5 Tips for Using the Lightroom Radial Filter Most of the edits that you will make in Lightroom's Develop Module in the Basic Panel and other panels will apply adjustments to the full photo. However, like some of the ...

How to Choose a Camera Lens (That's Best For You!)

How to Choose a Camera Lens (That's Best For You!)

How to Choose a Camera Lens (That's Best For You!) I remember when I started shopping for my first lens. I had a Nikon D60 (this was nearly 8 years ago now!) with a 18-55mm kit lens, which came with the camera. I ha...

Understanding the Lightroom Histogram

Understanding the Lightroom Histogram

Understanding the Lightroom Histogram The histogram is very helpful tool used by photographers to tell whether their photo has good exposure, and whether there are any lost details (clipped highlights or shadows) in ...

How To Recover Deleted Photos from an SD Card

How To Recover Deleted Photos from an SD Card

How to Recover Deleted Image Files from Your SD Card Have you ever accidentally erased your memory card before you were able to transfer your images to your computer? Or, have you ever had a memory card hiccup for no...

How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (Quickly & Flawlessly)

How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (Quickly & Flawlessly)

How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (Quickly & Flawlessly) Are you struggling with sharpening your images in Photoshop or looking for a quick and simple way to sharpen your photo in just a few seconds (with no fu...