Author Archives: Cole Humphus

The human eye can capture an impressive range of nuances, colors, lights, and shadows. Even though digital cameras can yield amazing results, auto exposure often covers a limited tonal range and can make some areas look too light or too dark. To fix this, you can use bracketing. Photo by wiggijo licensed under CC0 What …

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Have you ever seen a photo that makes you instantly jealous of the model’s eyes? Well, believe it or not, most of this is due to post-processing using eye Photoshop – and it’s effortless to do yourself! If you’re wondering how to make eyes pop in photoshop eye, we’ll teach you how to do just …

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Concert photography can be a lot of fun and give you many opportunities for amazing shots, which is why it’s vital that you have the best lens for concert photography in your kit.  There are many lens options to choose from, and you’ll likely want more than one lens for any concert photography you end …

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Before we learn how to delete a Lightroom catalog, let’s address one crucial question. What is a catalog in Lightroom? A Lightroom catalog is the location responsible for housing your Lightroom photos. It also stores image previews and other essential information. Your Lightroom catalog is usually on your hard drive. But you can choose to …

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There are tons of features cropping up into new cameras. Whether it’s on a phone or a DSLR, cameras today come with more features than ever before. But one feature that is gaining in both popularity and functionality has been around for a while – burst photos. But what are burst photos, and how do …

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From Canon to Nikon and everything in between, tons of DSLR cameras are excellent for beginners. Knowing which one to choose can be the most challenging part of starting a new photography hobby.  To make the process a little easier, we’ve gathered a list of the best DSLR cameras for beginners. We’ll briefly go over …

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Afterlight 2 is a popular photo or image editor app available for iPhone users. Coming from Afterlight Collective, Inc, this version is a complete overhaul of the Afterlight app. Powerful and inexpensive, this Afterlight app makes the process of enhancing photos easy for everyone with many useful tools. If you are deciding whether to purchase …

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When you invest in a larger, more robust product with 256GB, you might wonder how many photos can the memory card hold? In this article, we examine how many photos the different card sizes can hold, the differences between JPEG and RAW files, the different types of memory cards, and the various situations in which …

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Photo stitching to create panoramas is a great way to take a set of images, sometimes thousands, and create a new and exciting picture out of them. For instance, according to Business Insider, one of the world’s most large scale photos was created using panoramic photography, stitched together using billions of pixels. The photo is …

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If you’re a photographer looking to take your editing capabilities to the next level, a Wacom tablet is a must-have investment. While you might think you’re perfectly fine editing in Photoshop without one. However, most professionals discover that once they’ve had the thrill of editing via tablet, they never go back. This tool allows you …

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Even with the best camera and skillful exposure adjustments, your photograph can still turn out looking flat or dull. Sometimes the light isn’t quite right for that vibrant image you were imagining (like the one above).  However, there is a perfect tool to enhance your image during post-processing: curves.  How to Use Curves in Photoshop …

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Many people like to use photo transfers to make unique artwork out of plain glass. These customized pictures on glass make a great DIY Christmas or birthday gift. And they can spruce up your decor without breaking your bank. The easiest and most common technique for transferring a photo to glass is to use the …

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Whether you just got your first memory card or just upgraded, you’re probably excited to take pictures. You may be wondering, how many pictures can 128GB hold? The answer isn’t as easy as it seems. Keep reading to learn what goes into photo storage and how to make the most of the storage space. JPEG, …

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SD cards are an integral component of digital photography, but it’s difficult to know when it’s time to replace one before you’ve already lost important files. We’re sharing what the experts have to say about how long your micro SD card should last, which brands are reliable, and what the best practices for memory card …

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Step 1: Open Image and Open the Texture Image The first thing you need to do when you’re ready to add textures is to go into Photoshop and open up the original image you want to edit.  Most experts recommend using images that have already been color corrected and have a final look you want. …

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It can be frustrating to take a great photo, get your subject and composition just right, only to discover issues with the exposure. However, just because you have exposure issues doesn’t mean that all is lost. A simple technique known as dodge and burn can help you fix exposure issues, both over- and underexposure, and …

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