Flawless portrait with local adjustments

Flawless portrait with local adjustments

No matter how young or old the person, just about every face could benefit from a little bit of retouching. Whether you’re removing drool or spinach from a baby’s face, smoothing wrinkles on a client portrait, removing temporary blemishes (pimples) or permanent ones...
The Colors of Autumn

The Colors of Autumn

Autumn (or Fall) is without a doubt the prettiest time of year to break out the camera, get up early and capture some local beauty. With a little planning, and keeping an eye on your favorite vistas, you can be sure to capture something spectacular. But once you’ve...
Low light: Five tips for a successful photo

Low light: Five tips for a successful photo

When it comes to low light photography, there are many, many things you can do to improve your photos or — let’s be honest — even be able to make pictures in the first place! Many low light tips are obvious, or at least seem obvious if you already know them. These are...
The Real Black and White

The Real Black and White

Back in the early days of photography, all photos were monochromatic. Eventually we got color, and color is awesome. But there’s something special about a Black and White photo. It’s simple, and pure. The image has to be great because of composition and lighting, not...
RAW vs JPEG — A Technical Explanation

RAW vs JPEG — A Technical Explanation

Do you shoot RAW, or do you shoot JPEG? Do you fully understand the advantages of one over the other? Let’s clear that up here! (If you see any technical terms here you’re not already familiar with, check out our handy glossary of photographic terms). At its most...