Want cinematic color that you can apply to both videos and still photography? LUTs are one of the most popular ways to get it. Here’s how to apply color grading LUTs in 13 popular editors.
Easy Fix for the Photoshop Scratch Disk Full Error
The Art of the Surreal Selfie with Ben Zank
We chat with surreal portrait photographer Ben Zank about how Instagram has changed the meaning of the self-portrait, how the natural world influences his unnatural compositions, and how his color blindness impacts the way he uses color in his photography work.
The Best Photography Articles & Guides for Covid-19 Support
We’ve scoured the web for the best photography articles, guides, podcasts and videos to help the creative community during this difficult time. If you’re looking for some great resources while in Covid-19 isolation, here’s some inspiring and informative reading for you.
Exposure Compensation: Automation with Creative Control
Exposure compensation is an extremely useful photographic tool for photographers from absolute beginners to advanced and professional level. We discuss what it is and how to take advantage of your camera’s capabilities so you can control how your desired final image turns out.
5 Rules to Follow When Analyzing Someone’s Artwork
How do you react when an artist friend asks you, “What do you think?” or “Is it good?” These questions can be scary when a friend asks you to comment on their art. How do you ‘read’ someone’s photo to give them constructive feedback? We have five rules!
Embracing the Beauty of Awkwardness with Ben Sasso
Ben Sasso is definitely making a name for himself in the photography world, with more than 110k Instagram followers, he’s been named “Educator to Watch” and “Rising Star of Wedding Photography.” We talk to Ben about what motivates him and what success means to him.
Bookkeeping for Your Photography Business
Maintaining your photography business books can seem intimidating or downright impossible. But truthfully, it can be fairly simple, even if you don’t know where to begin. Here are some of the bookkeeping basics you should know as a photography business owner.
The Golden Ratio/Fibonacci Sequence: What It Means to Photographers
The Golden Ratio, also known as the Fibonacci Sequence, is one of the least understood rules of composition in photography. Here, we explain what it is, how to recognize it, what it does, and how you can use the sequence to create eye-catching compositions.
Expectation vs. Reality: 8 Things to Understand About Hiring a Professional Photographer
There are some topics that photographers and their clients are constantly butting heads over. Here’s why photographers do those things the way they do, and how you can avoid that conflict as a first-time photography client.
How to Bring Out Your Inner Lewis Carroll Through Photographic Composition with Joel Robison
We talk to conceptual fine art photographer Joel Robison about the inspiration behind his super imaginative images, finding beauty in chaos, and the importance of creating fictional worlds for yourself through art.
Managing Digital Noise: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
There’s some level of noise in almost all digital photography. And while visible noise isn’t always a bad thing, how do you know when it’s too much? Here’s how to get the most out of that “grainy” look in your digital photos, avoid it altogether, or manage it in your post-processing workflow.