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Prepping Your New Fujifilm X100S Camera to Capture Dynamic Photos
By Kevin Mullins
Aug 26, 2014
Kevin Mullins, author of Fujifilm X100S: From Snapshots to Great Shots, is also one of the first official Fujifilm X-Photographers, using his Fujifilm cameras for professional photography. With his helpful tips for getting started with the Fujifilm X100S, you can produce great photos from your very first shots.
Scott Kelby on Getting More Interesting Mountain Shots
By Scott Kelby
Aug 26, 2014
In this excerpt from The Digital Photography Book, Part 1, Scott Kelby shares his advice for getting fantastic mountain (and flower) shots.
4 Awesome Lightroom mobile Tips and Tricks
By Jeff Carlson
Aug 20, 2014
Adobe Lightroom mobile synchronizes photos between your Lightroom library on a computer and an iPad or iPhone, but it's more than just an image conduit. Jeff Carlson, author of Adobe Lightroom mobile: Your Lightroom on the Go, shares some of his favorite tips for working with Lightroom mobile, from automatically importing new shots to copying adjustments between photos and environments.
Pacing for Video and Cinema Editors: Timing and Types of Cuts
By Ross Hockrow
Jul 22, 2014
Pacing is your single most important editing philosophy and is the hardest to grasp. In this chapter from Out of Order: Storytelling Techniques for Video and Cinema Editors, Ross Hockrow defines pacing and discusses the principles of pacing and the timing and types of cuts.
Processing Photos in Lightroom's Develop Module
By Jan Kabili
Jul 21, 2014
Jan Kabili shows you how to use the intuitive controls in Lightroom’s Develop module to adjust color, tone, and composition without changing the pixels in your photographs.
Sports Photography Tip for Experienced Photographers: Mastering Impeccable Technique for Sport Portraits
By Tom Bol
Jul 17, 2014
In this excerpt from Adventure Sports Photography: Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places, Tom Bol shows you how to achieve but impeccable technique with your flash portrait photography.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Experienced Photographers: Photographing Rock Climbers
By Tom Bol
Jul 16, 2014
In this excerpt from Adventure Sports Photography: Creating Dramatic Images in Wild Places, Tom Bol shows you how to safely and effectively photograph rock climbers.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Experienced Photographers: Shooting Different Swimming Strokes
By Peter Read Miller
Jul 15, 2014
In this excerpt from Peter Read Miller on Sports Photography: A Sports Illustrated photographer's tips, tricks, and tales on shooting football, the Olympics, and portraits of athletes, learn the best way to photograph certain swimming strokes.
iPad for Photographers: The iPad in the Studio
By Jeff Carlson
Jul 9, 2014
Jeff Carlson shares all sorts of creative possibilities for using your iPad in your photography studio, in this chapter from The iPad for Photographers: Master the Newest Tool in Your Camera Bag, 3rd Edition.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Crop for Impact
By Alan Hess
Jul 3, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Outdoor Sports, Alan Hess shows you how cropping your sports photo can give you better composition, fewer distractions, and enhanced movement.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Posing Individuals
By Alan Hess
Jul 2, 2014
In this excerpt from Sports Portraits: Tips and Techniques for Capturing Athletic Photographs, Alan Hess offers tips for posing an individual athlete.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: How to Get the Best Shots in Baseball
By Bill Frakes
Jul 1, 2014
In this excerpt from Sports Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Bill Frakes discusses the best positions from which to photograph baseball.
Sports Photography FuelTip for Beginning Photographers: Shooting Gymnastics
By Alan Hess
Jun 30, 2014
In this excerpt from Photographing Indoor Sports: The Right Settings, Gear, and Tips for Shooting Basketball, Martial Arts, and Other Low-light Sports, Alan Hess shows you that, even though each gymnastics event presents its own challenge, a few basics can really help you capture the best shots.
Why Light Is the Key Element in Photography
By Laurie S. Excell
Jun 11, 2014
In this chapter from Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots, 2nd Edition, Laurie S. Excell discusses the quality and quantity of light, direction of light, and exposure compensation.
Nikon D3300: The Professional Modes
By Rob Sylvan
Jun 5, 2014
If you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control aperture and shutter speed, but why you are controlling them. Rob Sylvan explores the modes of the Nikon D3300, including Program Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode.
Choosing a Display for Photography and Design
By Conrad Chavez
Jun 4, 2014
Conrad Chavez, author of Color Management for Photographers and Designers: Learn by Video, weeds through the alphabet soup of display terminology to point out the terms you really need to understand, explain how profiling and calibration differ, and show you how all these details fit together to help you choose the best display to meet your graphics needs.
Lightroom Goes Mobile
By John Evans
Jun 2, 2014
With the Lightroom 5.4 release in April 2014, Adobe introduced Lightroom mobile, a subscription service that enables two-way syncing between the desktop application and the new Lightroom for iPad. John Evans, contributor to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5: Classroom in a Book, takes Lightroom mobile for a test drive.
Ten Tips to Make Your Shooting More Productive Right Out of the Box with Your Sony A7/A7R
By Brian Smith
May 26, 2014
The following list will get you up and running without suffering many of the “gotchas” that come from not being at least somewhat familiar with your new camera. So let’s take a look at the top ten things you should know before you start taking pictures with your Sony A7/A7R.
HDR Project: Alabama Hills
By Rafael Concepcion
May 20, 2014
Don't let the weather skunk your shoot! In this chapter from The HDR Book: Unlocking the Pros' Hottest Post-Processing Techniques, 2nd Edition, RC Concepcion shows you how HDR can save the day.
Martin Evening on Applying Localized Blurring with Negative Sharpening in Photoshop Lightroom 5
By Martin Evening
May 19, 2014
There are a number of examples of where a negative sharpening effect might come in handy. In this excerpt from The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, Martin Evening shows you how to apply this technique in Photoshop Lightroom 5.

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