18-55mm lenses: how to shoot stunning portraits using just your standard lens

    | Photography Tips, Portraits | 30/01/2014 00:01am
    18-55mm lenses: how to shoot stunning portraits using just your standard lens

    You don’t need to use a fast prime lens to capture great portrait photography. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to take amazing people pictures using simple 18-55mm lenses and a reflector.

    7 Photoshop solutions to common image problems

    | Photography Tips | 28/01/2014 00:01am
    7 Photoshop solutions to common image problems

    Routine camera mistakes are the bane of any photographer. In this guide we’ll show you how to deal with some of the most common photography problems and improve just about every photo you take with these seven essential Photoshop solutions.

    Lightroom white balance adjustments: master the shadow and highlight controls

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 26/01/2014 00:01am
    Lightroom white balance adjustments: master the shadow and highlight controls

    Discover how to master the shadow and highlight controls in Adobe Lightroom and make selective adjustments to the white balance for more even exposures.

    Download PhotoKey 6 Lite compositing software for FREE! (Sponsored)

    | Inspire | 20/01/2014 14:21pm
    Download PhotoKey 6 Lite compositing software for FREE! (Sponsored)

    From 20 January 2014 to 4 February 2014 FXHOME is offering readers free downloads of its PhotoKey 6 Lite compositing software.

    The ideal Photoshop Elements workflow: how to streamline your photo editing

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 19/01/2014 00:01am
    The ideal Photoshop Elements workflow: step 3

    Discover how to set up the ideal photo editing workflow for Photoshop Elements. Our tutorial will show you how to import images into Elements, rate them and make several key first edits.

    Photoshop CC update adds Perspective Warp, 3D printing

    | News | 16/01/2014 10:07am
    Photoshop CC update adds Perspective Warp, 3D printing

    A new Photoshop CC update adds Perspective Warp, 3D printing, linked Smart Objects and a slew of other new features for Creative Cloud members

    Sharpen photos the smart way: demystifying Photoshop’s image-sharpening tools

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 07/01/2014 00:01am
    Sharpen photos with Unsharp Mask

    Photoshop has a range of sophisticated image-sharpening tools that make it easier than ever before to fine-tune your focus. In this tutorial we’ll run through the options and explain the different ways in which you can use them to sharpen photos.

    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.

    Lightroom effects: use the Virtual Copies feature to test different looks

    | Tutorials | 22/12/2013 00:01am
    Lightroom effects: use the Virtual Copies feature to test different looks

    You can test different Lightroom effects using the software’s Virtual Copies feature. Find out how this tool can dramatically speed up your photo editing time.

    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.

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