• Soft Haze Effect in Photoshop and How to Create It

    Published Monday, October 1st, 2018

    How to Create a Soft Haze Effect in Photoshop

    Last week we released a free haze Photoshop action, and today we’ll cover the process of how you can create this type of effect in Photoshop. Of course, you can use the action to get this effect quickly, but if you’d like to learn the specific steps that were used to get this effect, read on.

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  • How To Get Started Concert Photography and Look Like a Pro

    Published Sunday, September 30th, 2018

    When I made the jump from amateur to a professional photographer, my first gig was as a music and concert photographer¬†for local arts and entertainment magazine. For me, it was my dream job. People were paying me to go to concerts and take photos. It was awesome, and though I’ve since moved on to follow […]

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  • 3 Simple Tactics Speed Editing Workflow and Get You Back Behind Your Camera Quickly

    Published Saturday, September 29th, 2018

    3 Simple Tactics Speed Editing Workflow

    Any time you spend behind your computer editing is the time you’re not spending with a camera in your hand practicing your shooting skills. Sure, good post-processing skills are important too, but, as I’m sure you’ve heard a million times already, it’s always best to learn how to prevent mistakes in camera rather than learning […]

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  • Take Better Portraits of Pets and Make Everyone Smile

    Published Friday, September 28th, 2018

    Take better portraits of pets easily and expertly with these tips. Anyone who uses the internet knows pet photos rule the digital world. Just try to login into Facebook without being presented at least one adorable dog or cat photo. No complaints, though, our fuzzy companions often prove to be irresistibly¬†photogenic. With that in mind, […]

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  • Free Cross Processing Photoshop Action Gives Your Photos a Hip Mood

    Published Thursday, September 27th, 2018

    Free Cross Processing Photoshop Action

    This action is a free sample from our set of 10 Cross Processing Photoshop Actions.  With this action you can replicate the look created by cross processing. The free sample action is the same one that is used on the preview image above.

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  • Fashion Actions Set is Free. Get it for Photoshop Now.

    Published Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

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    Free Fashion Actions for Photoshop? What? Fashion Actions set includes 10 Photoshop actions that have been created with fashion photographs in mind. You can apply the effects to your photos with just a click to make a bigger impact on your fashion photos. Best of all, this set is free! Download the Actions All of […]

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  • Vibrant Shots That Showcase The Power Of Color In Photography and How to Get Them

    Published Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

    Vibrant shots can showcase the power of color in photography. Photographypla.net has curated 20 photos from the creative commons that call on color to be the star of the show. We hope these images inspire your work. Color is a photographer’s best friend. We can use it in all sorts of ways to make our […]

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  • From Lightroom to Photoshop: How to Quickly and Expertly Change the Photo Editing Environment

    Published Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

    How to Take a Photo from Lightroom to Photoshop

    Lightroom and Photoshop are both excellent tools, but they each have strengths and weaknesses. Even if you typically use Lightroom to organize and process your photos it is likely that there will be times when you want or need to use Photoshop with one of your images. Fortunately, moving between the two is pretty simple once you know how it works.

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  • Three Important Things Shooting Portraits Can Improve Your Results

    Published Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

    Three important things shooting portraits

    Three important things shooting portraits can really help you improve portrait photography fast. Portrait photography is a great jumping off point for new photographers looking to build their skills. In fact, the desire to take great photos of people, often friends and family, is quite often the motivation behind taking the first steps on a […]

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  • Noise Texture Overlays Vol 1 Adds Character to Any Photo

    Published Friday, September 21st, 2018

    Noise Texture Overlays Vol 1

    Noise Texture Overlays Vol 1 is included in the Ultimate Photography Bundle! Learn how you can save money with the bundle. Have Fun Adding Character to Your Images with Noise Texture Overlays Noise Texture Overlays Vol 1 contains 30 noise textures created to easily add noise and grain to your photos. All you have to […]

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  • Customize Photoshop Actions in a Few Easy Steps

    Published Thursday, September 20th, 2018

    How to customize the results of a Photoshop action

    The end result of any Photoshop action will vary from one photograph to the next. Because the starting point is different, a particular action could look great on one photo and not so great on another. We work very hard to create actions that work well on a wide variety of photos, but that doesn’t mean that you’ll never want to tweak it to improve the results, or to get a slightly different look. The good news is that our actions leave the created layers in tact and you can easily edit them to suit your needs.

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  • Autumn Photoshop Actions Inspire Your Fall Photos

    Published Thursday, September 20th, 2018

    Autumn Photoshop Actions

    Autumn Photoshop actions are sure to get you moving when it comes to fall photographs. So grab your camera and head out on a hike. Then hurry home to try out our amazing Photoshop actions. This set of 15 Photoshop actions will give your photos a warm autumn feel. They are great for portraits and […]

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  • Create HDR in Lightroom with these Steps to Increase Dynamic Range

    Published Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

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    There are a lot of different options when it comes to processing HDR photos. You can use standalone programs like Photomatix, you can use Photoshop’s HDR Pro, you can hand process the photos as layers in Photoshop, and there are plugins that you can use within Photoshop or Lightroom. But another option that can work very well with many photos is simply to use Lightroom’s tools with no other plugins or programs.

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  • Lo-Fi Retro Photoshop Treatment Using Layers Over Your Photos

    Published Monday, September 17th, 2018

    Lo-Fi Retro Photoshop

    In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how you can use layers of textures to give your photos a lo-fi retro appearance using Adobe Photoshop. Whether you love it or hate it, Instagram and many other similar apps and services have shown that creative photo filters are very popular. While you can use such apps for one click results, taking advantage of layers and blending modes can allow you to get creative and brew up your own unique effects.

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  • Maternity Pose Guide Helps You Create Memorable Photos

    Published Monday, September 17th, 2018

    Maternity Pose Guide

    If you’re going to be doing a maternity photo shoot it is a good idea to have some poses in mind before getting started. Browsing through sample maternity photos can be a good way to get some ideas and inspiration for your own photo shoots.

    In this guide we’ll showcase several different types of poses that are common and popular with maternity photo shoots. You may want to bookmark this page so you can easily access it when you are looking for some ideas for your own maternity shoots.

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