Photo Print Storage and Organization Ideas

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Staying organized as a photographer is a must. Even the casual hobby type can come back from a vacation with thousands of photos to sort through. That's the beauty and the curse of digital photography. Whether you're a professional who is putting together portfolios for clients or a mom who just loves taking pictures of your kids, having a system of organizing and storing all … [Read more...]

File Types List and Cheat Sheet

file types cheat sheet

This file type list and cheat sheet by 99designs guides you through the appropriate file types to use for various digital projects. It goes over the common use cases, what you should know, and technical details of many of the digital file types. The list is designed to save you time and eliminate any confusion when it comes to working with a designer or creating your own … [Read more...]

70+ Tips for Wildlife Photography

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Good wildlife photos are impressive. Animals are beautiful creatures and one of the joys of being a photographer is being able to capture that beauty through the lens. Becoming a decent wildlife photographer though takes time, a lot of patience, and of course the right light. It may also might involve spending hours out in the field taking hundreds of shots and getting home … [Read more...]

40+ Tips for Mountain Landscape Photography

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Mountains are some of the most majestic landscape subjects in photography. With their towering peaks, ever changing weather and light, and massive appearance, taking good mountain landscape photos is no easy task. There are photographers out there who have dedicated their whole career to perfecting the art of taking photographs in the mountains. Ansel Adams, one of the most … [Read more...]

13 Helpful Tutorials & Tips For Taking Great Fireworks Photos

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The 4th of July is just around the corner and for many of us that means getting out the camera and trying our hand at taking a few great fireworks photos. The window of opportunity for a good shot can be small. It can be dependent on the weather, how long a fireworks show last, how big of production it is, whether or not you'll be able to shoot more than one performance in one … [Read more...]

230 Free Lightroom Presets You Will Love

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Speeding up your post processing workflow will allow you to spend more of your time taking photographs and less time editing them in Lightroom and/or Photoshop. For Lightroom users, making use of develop presets can be an excellent way to reduce the amount of time that you spend in Lightroom. When it comes to presets you can either create your own or use those created by … [Read more...]

100+ Can’t-Miss Free Photoshop Actions and Action Sets

Matte Action

Photoshop actions can be a huge time saver for the photo editing process, and they can also help you to achieve looks and effects that you may not know how to accomplish from scratch. Implementing some actions into your workflow can help you to work more efficiently and to improve the end result. While there are a lot of Photoshop actions that are available for free … [Read more...]

50 Extremely Helpful Lightroom Tutorials Covering the Develop Module

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Lightroom can be a photographer's best friend for helping to organize and develop photos. While Photoshop is obviously a very powerful program, Lightroom's organizational features of the library module make it impossible to ignore, plus the learning curve with Lightroom is not as steep as Photoshop's learning curve. In this post we'll feature 50 Lightroom tutorials that … [Read more...]