Killer Lightroom tips: 10 things you never knew you could do in Adobe’s software

Killer Lightroom tips: 10 things you never knew you could do in Adobe's Photoshop alternative

Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular raw conversion and image editing software packages around, and now that it is supplied with Photoshop CC as part of Adobe’s photography plan, it’s being used by even more people. In this article we take a look at a few Lightroom tricks that this powerful package has up its sleeve.

Creative Photoshop ideas: how to merge portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

Creative Photoshop ideas: how to combine portraits with graphics for fantastic effects

In our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial we show you how to merge portraits with some of the free graphics that come with the software to make creative, surrealist images.

Lightroom tips: how to import, organise and add metadata to your photos

Lightroom tips: how to import, organise and add metadata to your photos

Discover how to take your first steps with Lightroom and explain how to import photos in Lightroom 5, how to add metadata and then organise your images into collections.

Photoshop scatter effect tutorial: download our FREE brushes and textures

Photoshop scatter effect tutorial: download our FREE brushes and follow along!

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to use brushes and masks to transform a portrait with eye-catching Photoshop scatter effects.

Camera lenses: 8 questions you’ve been dying to ask other photographers

Camera lenses: 8 questions you've been dying to ask other photographers

Learn more about how camera lenses work and how to fix common problems with this detailed primer.

Photoshop CC 2014: a user’s guide to Adobe’s new updates

Photoshop CC 2014 User Guide

Photoshop CC subscribers can take advantage of a host of new features, tools and apps. Here’s our pick of the improvements in Adobe’s Photoshop CC 2014 update, and a quick user’s guide to how they work.

Lightroom Web Gallery: how to create a virtual photo collection in the Web module

Lightroom Web Gallery: how to create a virtual photo collection in the Web module

Discover how to create a customised, virtual photo gallery, which you can then export or upload to a website using the Lightroom Web Gallery feature.

7 MORE portrait retouching tips and tricks used by the pros

7 MORE portrait retouching tips and tricks used by the pros

Recently we showed you 9 simple edits the pros use to retouch portraits. Today we’ll show you seven more professional tips you can use to enhance your subjects for beautiful faces, skin and much more.

How to retouch portraits like a pro: 9 ways to polish off your people pictures

How to retouch portraits like a professional: 9 ways to polish off your people pictures

In this portrait retouching tutorial we’ve got a selection of professional retouching techniques for reshaping bulges in clothes, boosting skin and adding depth with the Dodge and Burn tools.

Motion blur: how to use layers, filters and masks to create a sense of speed

Motion blur: how to use layers, filters and masks to create a sense of speed

Motion blur, which makes a subject look like it’s moving quickly, has become a familiar effect in photos and movies – even though it doesn’t exist in real life. In this in-depth tutorial we show you how to recreate this classic photo effect using Photoshop.