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Staying Happy with Photo Therapy

Take a deep breath in…hold it…now exhale…. Mindfulness is filling our world right now. Our world is hectic, ever digital, shorter-scheduled, higher-pressured, and it creates angst. Perhaps the cause is right there in that sentence, … [Read more]

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Donte Maurice!

I’m super excited about releasing my first post and I’m glad that it can be about this subject! This happens to be one of my top favorite things, mainly due to how spontaneous everything is. As you go through life as a creative you find … [Read more]

The Personal Side of Dave Black – One of the Legends of Our Industry

“Yes! I’m so happy that this has taken off and has been well-received. Another fantastic interview! I absolutely love his impressions. He’s snuck a few of them in on the Grid from time to time. Great job Kalebra! And great interview … [Read more]

Urban Ink Photo Effect

Learn how to create this photo effect with just two layers by using all blending options instead of layer masks. This photo effect works great on photos with a simple background. Example Photoshop documents included. Final Results Stock Photos The … [Read more]

Create a Sports Wallpaper with Splatter Effects

Learn to create this energetic and dynamic sport based wallpaper in Photoshop. You can learn how to put different elements like splatters, stains, particles, textures together and make it all look like one piece. Along the way it demonstrates non … [Read more]

Cleaning Up Your Keywords

Hi gang, and happy Monday. Just a quickie today, but it’s a handy one if your keyword list has gotten really long because there’s a good chance that a number of those keywords you see in that list, aren’t actually assigned to any … [Read more]

When You Might Want to Build 1:1 Previews

New Lightroom News Coming? Before we get to our tip: Make sure you check back here tomorrow after Adobe’s MAX keynote in the morning in case there’s some big Lightroom news (historically there usually is lots of Lightroom news at the … [Read more]

A New Lightroom is Here (and with it a whole new Ecosystem)

This article is an excerpt from Issue 34 of Lightroom Magazine‚ just released today! It’s been more than two years since we’ve gotten a new version of Lightroom, and I’m very excited to tell you about what’s new, but I have to start by providing some … [Read more]

Issue #34 of Lightroom Magazine is Here!

Just a quick heads up for all you KelbyOne members out there — Issue 34 of Lightroom Magazine is now available! In this issue, our own Rob Sylvan dives into the new Lightroom ecosystem to shed some light on the two new versions of Lightroom. Plus, … [Read more]

You Need To See This Video on the New Lightroom CC

Hi, gang. I know there are a lot of concerns from the Lightroom community here about yesterday’s announcements and the launch of a new Lightroom (named Lightroom CC). This new Lightroom CC might not be for you and your workflow, and … [Read more]

Worldwide Photo Walk Contest Deadline Extended

Happy Monday, everybody. :) (That’s the Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Photo Walk Group Photo above). We had lots of leaders asking for extra time to submit their picks for the best shot from their walk (yours truly included), so we’re … [Read more]

Straighten up

Straightening a shot is something that is one of the absolute fundamentals of photography post-processing, yet it’s commonly overlooked. Those of you who catch The Grid every Wednesday with Scott will no doubt be aware that it commonly pops up … [Read more]

Photoshop and Lightroom Get Big Updates AND There’s a Whole New Lightroom!

Today, during the opening keynote at Adobe’s MAX Conference in Las Vegas, it’s a day of big announcements, new features, new applications, and just tons of cool stuff! Here’s a brief look at what’s coming: Above Left: The … [Read more]

How to Turn an Ordinary Landscape into a Dramatic Moonscape

Create this dramatic moonscape in Photoshop! In this tutorial you’ll learn how to transform ordinary photo into a dramatic landscape by adding different light sources, creating depth and changing color schemes. Let’s get started. Preview of Final … [Read more]

Expired: Today Only: Download Thousands of Photoshop Assets for Only $19

A flash sale is happening over at Envato Elements where you can get access to thousands of Photoshop add-ons, graphics, courses and eBooks. Get access now for only $19/month (reduced from $29/month). This rate lasts for the lifetime of your … [Read more]

How to create a vintage film effect in Lightroom

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Learn how to use a Canon or Nikon dslr camera

Camera Basics SummaryApertureThe aperture is an adjustable hole in the lens which lets light into the camera. It can be adjusted to vary the amount of light on the camera sensor. A large aperture lets more light in, and small aperture reduces the … [Read more]

Free 2018 printable monthly calendars

These Abukoo printable calendars have a beautiful minimalist feel. Best of all they are free to download and super stylish. These are definitely ideal for DIY projects or just a bit of fun if you want something nice to pin on the wall. The best part … [Read more]

Free 2018 Printable Photo Calendar – Adobe Indesign Template Download

I have recently helped produce this new Adobe Indesign photo calendar template. It is a perfect DIY solution for making a photo calendar. Simply add your own photos to the Indesign template and your are ready to print. It has a sophisticated and … [Read more]

This case of the missing blog posts….

Greetings from Marrakech, Morocco. So, if you’ve been wondering where this week’s posts have been, they’re somewhere in the desert in Morocco, where Internet access is…well…I’m not sure you could really call it … [Read more]