Soft Pastel Effect in Photoshop is a Popular Tutorial: Check It Out

One of the more popular tutorials on our blog is How to Create a Soft Pastel Effect in Lightroom. After publishing that tutorial we received some requests to write a tutorial for a similar effect in Photoshop, so that is what we will be looking at today. The effect that we will be creating is not the same as the one in Lightroom, but it is a similar soft color effect with a pastel tone.


Gain Confidence in Your Photography by Following Nine Simple Steps

Many photographers struggle with a lack of confidence while they are learning. Maybe you see the work of other photographers and wonder why your own photos can’t look as great. Gaining confidence is key because it will motivate you to keep learning and growing, and it will help you to get the best results at each stage in your development. In this article we’ll look at 9 different things you can do to gain confidence.

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Winter Photos to Inspire Your Creative Side — Go Play in the Snow

While winter can present more challenges for photographers than other seasons, there are plenty of opportunities for amazing photos in the cold and snow. The same scene can look drastically different from one season to the next, and winter scenes can often produce stunning photos. In this post we’ve collected 25 examples from various photographers that show just how beautiful winter photography can be. Use it for some inspiration and get out and find opportunities for your own winter photos.


Fun DIY Photo Props – 40 Ways to Make Your Party Photos Memorable

If you’re looking for a way to add some intrigue to your photos, or simply to have a fun photo session, making use of props can be a great approach. Fortunately, there are endless possibilities when it comes to do-it-yourself props that won’t cost you a lot of money. In this article we’ll showcase and link to 40 different DIY photo prop ideas. Many of the links lead to tutorials that will show you how to create the prop yourself, and some even include printable templates that you can use for super-easy props.

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