Author Archives: Cole Humphus

Even if you’re new to photography, it likely won’t take long before you hear the terms 8-bit image and 16-bit image. They each play an essential role in the size, appearance, and quality of your images. However, despite what many people think, the higher numbers aren’t always better. Both 8-bit images and 16-bit images have …

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Photographers generally use low light cameras in photography settings that do not have a lot of natural light. These cameras allow maximum light through their high sensitivity technology to provide bright, clear, and professional photos. We’ve designed our guide to help you find the best low light camera for your ideal shooting situations and give …

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Knowing how to sharpen an image in photoshop is a valuable skill that can save you time and help ensure your images display strong, clean lines without looking overdone. When it comes to sharpening images, image quality changes as you apply different filter and tools, and Adobe Photoshop makes it easy to create changes to …

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Knowing how to change the color of something in photoshop can help you add critical visual interest to your images while also altering the hue saturation for a better result. Using one tool or another, you can modify colors, enhance blending, and work with unique color schemes. All of these methods allow you to use …

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Photoshoots for pets have become a trend worth noting, and our dog photography tips will give you the information you need to get the look you want. You can use these pet photography tips for all kinds of pets and shoots both indoors and outside. Plan a List of Shots and Take Advantage of Natural …

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Photoshop has numerous options available to let you adjust images. One of those features is image flipping, which can allow you to flip an entire image, create mirror effects, or flip a single part of an image to suit your needs. By doing so, you can help better integrate an element into a larger image …

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You will find rivalries in every industry. In the world of smartphones, it is Android vs iOS. For computers, it is Apple vs Microsoft.  And when it comes to cameras, it is Nikon against Canon. Many photographers, from professionals to beginners, wonder which brand is right for them. The question seems simple on the surface, …

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The million dollar question! Do I need a full frame camera? Whether you are a beginner getting ready to purchase your first DSLR, or a advanced photographer considering if you need to upgrade your camera, at some point you may find yourself scratching your head and wondering: crop vs full frame, which camera do I …

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Need Help Understanding Auto Focus Modes? We Can Help! One of the questions that I get asked the most is how can I get sharper photos? It’s a tough question to give a specific answer for because there can be lots of reasons why your photos aren’t sharp. But sometimes, it’s simply a result of not …

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If you don’t like the current background of a photo, changing it is the obvious answer. If only it were that easy, right. But what if it is? The Photoshop Quick Selection tool can detect a subject’s edges in an image. This allows you to select the background so you can remove it quickly.  In …

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Skin is one of the most crucial aspects of retouching a portrait to create the perfect look. Hair, eyes, and lips are all critical, but it’s the skin that makes the image stand out. One way to make your subjects’ skin appear flawless is to achieve a natural, soft texture. In this tutorial, we’ll teach …

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There are lots of reasons why you could need to learn to combine images in Photoshop. Perhaps you took a family photo with one person missing, and you need to merge photos to include everyone.  Or maybe you simply wanted to improve one image by combining it with a second one with some higher-quality elements. …

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Selecting objects is one of the first skills that both Photoshop hobbyists and professionals learn. You can crop, cut, and paste images within a photograph or picture to create a brand new work of art. However, it can be a challenge to select objects with an elaborate border, such as a head full of hair, …

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If you want to know how to increase the resolution of an image in Adobe Photoshop, you’ll need to understand what resolution means for your image and how image size plays into the overall quality of the final product. Adobe Photoshop allows you to easily alter image resolution using the image-size dialog box, pixel dimensions, …

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All too many photographers, both amateur and professional, are familiar with glare showing up in their images. Glare appears as bright, sometimes blinding spots that can ruin even the best photographs. It distracts from the main subject and may also hide focal points of photos. Why Does Glare Appear in Photographs? Glare is caused when …

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If there’s a tool you need to know about in Photoshop, it’s the grid. This non-printing guide is an indispensable tool for your layout designs and the best part? You only have to learn how to make a grid once. Just save your creation to reuse it when necessary. 5 Basic Steps to Make a …

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