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 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.
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.
Focus Stacking: How to Master the Best-Kept Secret to Unbelievably Sharp Photos
Ever wish you could extend the focal range on your macro lens or get tack-sharp landscapes in spite of pesky lens diffraction? You’re going to love focus stacking.
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.
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.
Take Charge of Your Finances: Your Guide to Filing Taxes as a Photographer
We walk you through what you need to know about filing taxes as a photographer. You’ll learn when you have to pay them, how much you should be withholding from your income, and the deductions you can take advantage of.
A Guide to Industry Standards for Professional Photographers and Their Clients
Concrete standards can be elusive in the photography industry. Here we’ll go over the current set practices every photographer should definitely follow in 2020 and some things we think should become industry standards, too.
Camera Lens Focal Lengths: What All the Numbers Mean
You’ve heard the terms and seen the numbers on camera lenses, but what exactly does it mean to call a lens wide-angle, telephoto, zoom, or normal? What are the characteristics we should expect from using these lenses? How will they affect our images? We’ve got the answers!