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    Electrify your portraits using Photoshop Elements

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 09/01/2014 00:01am
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    Give your portrait a shot of electricity by creating glowing lines in Photoshop Elements.

    Photoshop effects: how to make high-key portraits and film noir-style photos

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 08/01/2014 03:00am
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    Using just one image, we’ll show you how you can create two different portraits that are the polar opposite in style.

    Advanced sharpening tips for Photoshop: the perfect workflow for feathers and fur

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 06/01/2014 00:01am
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    Sharpening and noise reduction are vital skills that come in handy for almost every image. In particular, images of feathers or fur like our bird here will benefit from extra crispness. In this tutorial, we’ll show you more advanced stages of a sharpening workflow.

    Stop wasting landscapes: 3 ways to avoid sloping horizons in your images

    | Photography Tutorials | 04/01/2014 00:01am
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    Never let your landscape shots be thwarted by wonky horizons again! Here’s how…

    Creative photography ideas: create light trails with sparklers

    | Night, Photography Tips | 29/12/2013 12:00pm
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    If you’re looking for a great New Year’s Eve photo idea or simply struggling to find creative photography ideas to keep you busy on dark nights, we’ve got the perfect thing for you. Sparklers allow you to create golden light trails and shapes, and they’re cheap to buy and easy to use.

    Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera’s focus ring

    | Photography Tutorials | 20/12/2013 11:00am
    Abstract self-portrait photography: get creative with your camera's focus ring

    Taking an intentionally blurry photo? It may sound sacrilege, but sometimes it can be fun to break the rules of photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take an abstract self-portrait that will make you look like a genius. Which you are.

    Make a calendar using your own photos: creative photo ideas for the new year

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 16/12/2013 00:01am
    Make a calendar using your own photos: creative photo ideas for the new year

    Personalised calendars make a nice change from the typical commercial fare, and they make great gifts too – so why not create your own calendar, using portraits of family or friends, for 2014? In this tutorial we’ll show you how you can use a simple lighting setup and backdrop to create your own home studio.

    How to make a pinhole camera from your DSLR

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 15/12/2013 00:01am
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    In this tutorial we’ll show you how to make a pinhole camera using a really simple method involving nothing more than a spare body cap for you DSLR.

    Lightroom vs Photoshop: why Lightroom has all the photo editing tools you need

    | Tutorials | 13/12/2013 00:01am
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    In this tutorial we’ll show you several reasons why Lightroom can be as effective a tool as Photoshop, and – for those who need to make swift, useful changes to their raw images – much more accessible.

    UK Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: 9 myths debunked for good

    | News | 08/06/2013 00:01am
    UK Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: 9 myths debunked for good

    In the latest guest post from our friends at the photo management blog Photoventure, they take a closer look at the UK’s Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. The controversial bill has sparked debate – and even outrage – among photographers online, so much so it can be difficult separating fact from exaggeration.

    Here we debunk 9 of the popular myths about the bill and explain some of the simple ways you can keep your work safe.

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