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Exploring the Radial Filter, Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush in Lightroom 5
By Dan Moughamian
Jun 12, 2013
Adobe Lightroom expert Dan Moughamian demonstrates the complete workflow and common settings for the Adjustment Brush, Graduated Filter, and the brand new Radial Filter in Lightroom 5. These local adjustments make it possible to isolate your tonal and color changes to specific regions of an image, leaving the remaining pixels unaffected.
Using Upright to Remove Lens Distortions in Lightroom 5
By Dan Moughamian
Jun 11, 2013
Adobe Lightroom expert Dan Moughamian demonstrates how to remove unwanted perspective distortions—often caused by photographing tall objects with wide-angle lenses—using the new Upright feature in Lightroom 5. Upright is part of the Lens Correction workflow, and directly integrates with Profile Corrections and Manual corrections.
How to Rate and Tag Photos on the iPad Using Photosmith and PhotosInfoPro
By Jeff Carlson
Jun 5, 2013
Apple introduced the iPad Camera Connection Kit at the same time as the original iPad. In the years since, we've seen all kinds of software innovations with Apple's tablet, but surprisingly, being able to rate and tag photos hasn't quite succeeded until now. Jeff Carlson shows you two of the best apps for rating and tagging photos on your iPad.
A Photojournalist’s Field Guide: In the Trenches with Combat Photographer Stacy Pearsall
By Mark Edward Harris, Stacy Pearsall
May 28, 2013
Photographer Mark Edward Harris interviews photojournalist Stacy Pearsall about her role as a combat photographer, her new book, A Photojournalist's Field Guide, and why being prepared is critical for any photographer.
Scott Kelby on Shooting Landscapes Like a Pro
By Scott Kelby
May 23, 2013
Even though we’re not Ansel Adams, we can surely get better photos than the ones in the gift shop, right? Scott Kelby shares Pro Tips for capturing the wonder of nature, including the golden rule followed by every professional photographer.
Nikon D5200: The Professional Modes
By Rob Sylvan
May 13, 2013
If you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control the Nikon D5200's professional modes, but why you are controlling them. Rob Sylvan explores Program Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode.
Hand Held Hollywood: An Interview with Taz Goldstein on Filmmaking with the iPhone and iPad
By Peachpit Press, Taz Goldstein
May 10, 2013
Peachpit talks to Taz Goldstein, author of Hand Held Hollywood's Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone, about the best apps and devices for filming with the iPhone and iPad, and his most memorable moment as a director.
How to Shoot a Moving Target with Your Canon EOS 6D
By Colby Brown
May 2, 2013
One of the biggest challenges when it comes to photography is learning how to capture motion inside your frame. In this chapter, you will learn the tips and techniques that will help you capture moving subjects in the way you envision.
How to Use Light in Your Sports Photography
By Bill Frakes
May 1, 2013
This chapter walks you through the many types of light available—ambient light, both daylight and artificial—and how to use them to your advantage.
The Canon EOS M Creative Zone
By Jeff Carlson
Apr 8, 2013
If you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control the Creative modes offered in the Canon EOS M, but why you are controlling them. Jeff Carlson walks you through the Creative Zone.
A Photojournalist's Field Guide: Stacy Pearsall's Shooting Methodology
By Stacy Pearsall
Mar 27, 2013
Award-winning photojournalist Stacy Pearsall takes you through her shooting methodology, including her "What IFS" technique, mode, metering, light, color and the 10-frame methodology.
Light Right: Lighting as Part of Composition
By Joe Lavine, Brad Bartholomew
Mar 14, 2013
You can have the greatest subject and the best arrangement, but it’s the light that brings life to an image. A good studio photographer needs to be able to guide the viewer through an image. The authors of Light Right show you how to use light to compose your photographs for maximum impact.
Five Questions Every Photographer Should Answer Before Clicking the Shutter
By Joe Lavine, Brad Bartholomew
Feb 28, 2013
Joe Lavine and Brad Bartholomew, authors of Light Right: Learn How to Create Images, Set Up a Studio, and Launch Your Photography Career, discuss the importance of thoroughly understanding your subjects and what you are trying to say about them before actually taking the photograph. 
Getting Started with Your Sony NEX-6 Camera
By Jerod Foster
Feb 27, 2013
Jerod Foster covers a few things you need to know before firing up your Sony NEX-6, including choosing and formatting your memory card, updating NEX-6's firmware, cleaning the sensor, using the right format (RAW or JPEG), choosing lenses and focal lengths, and understanding exposure, motion, and depth of field.
Making an Online Video for Your Small Business
By Jefferson Graham
Feb 14, 2013
From vlogging to elaborate online commercials, there are many opportunities to showcase your small business through online video. Jefferson Graham explains how to take advantage of this major opportunity for exposure,
Precision Photo Styling with the Perfect Effects 4 Masking Brush
By Dan Moughamian
Jan 25, 2013
Perfect Effects 4 is a new Photoshop and Lightroom plugin introduced with onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite 7 bundle. Photoshop expert and professional photographer Dan Moughamian introduces you to an array of new photo styling presets, an enhanced user interface and workflow, as well as new brush options for precision edits.
Nikon D600: The Professional Modes
By Rob Sylvan
Jan 24, 2013
If you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control the Nikon D600's professional modes, but why you are controlling them. Rob Sylvan explores Program Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode.
Top 10 Ways to Increase Boudoir Photography Sales
By Christa Meola
Jan 23, 2013
Christa Meola, author of The Art of Boudoir Photography: How to Create Stunning Photographs of Women, explains that how you treat your client makes all the difference when it comes to selling boudoir photography.
David DuChemin on Taking Compelling Photographs from Vision to Expression: Antarctica
By David DuChemin
Jan 10, 2013
David DuChemin went to Antarctica with expectations and a notion of what he hoped to communicate with the resulting photographs, and those expectations were so thoroughly shattered that he was forced to completely change his intent for his photography, as he explains in this excerpt from his book.
Author Talk: Sal Cincotta on Improving Your Photography Business
By Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel, Sal Cincotta
Jan 9, 2013
Publisher Nancy Ruenzel interviews author Sal Cincotta on his recently published book, "The Photographer's MBA: Everything You need to Know for Your Phtoography Business." They discuss the rarity and importance of creative individuals who are also business minded. Sal recounts how he was able to turn his failing photography business into a highly profitable success story in the midst of the recession.

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