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So, How Many Keepers Do You Get From a Shoot?

This is one from “The Vault” here on the blog, but I still get this question fairly often today, so I thought I’d kick this new week off by sharing something I think can help a lot of folks. To answer this question of “How … [Read more]

Guest Blog: Editorial Portrait Photographer Maria Jose Govea

Hi guys! It’s my first time writing for this blog and it feels great to get to share some stuff with you. I’m currently on tour in Europe with a Colombian band called Bomba Estéreo, and we’re driving into Bilbao, Spain. It’s almost sunset, everyone … [Read more]

New Class – Travel Photography: Capturing The Essence Of A City

Travel Photography: Capturing The Essence Of A City with Scott Kelby Join Scott Kelby as he shows you how to capture the essence of the locations you visit when you travel. Though this is set in Venice, this is not a class on photographing Venice as … [Read more]

Behind-the-Scenes Fashion Shoot with the Profoto B1x

Last Friday I got a chance to go on location and try out my new Profoto B1x in a fashion shoot on location at the Rialto Theatre in Tampa. Kalebra was the Creative Director for the shoot and she came up with a really fun, intriguing story for us to … [Read more]

Photography Trends Enlivening the Digital Crowd

Just as the old adage says “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Anyone who has ever dabbled in web design can tell you how important simplicity is and how the perfect photo or set of photos can fully encapsulate the idea of the web page. … [Read more]

How to Design a Stunning Business Card in Photoshop

If you think business cards don’t matter in today’s professional world, think again. Today, it’s just as important as ever to have a business card that defines your business brand and stands out from the crowd. There are lots of … [Read more]

Ultimate Vibrance Lets You Test 4 Alternatives to Vibrance

When it comes to making colors pop, most people think about vibrance vs saturation. But there are other ways that can give better results. With these Photoshop CC actions by SparkleStock, you can test out vibrance, saturation, the old saturation, and … [Read more]

How to Change Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush Mask Color

Hi, Gang. First a shoutout and thanks to all the folks who came out to see my Lightroom seminars in Raleigh (an awesome sold-out crowd of 250+ photographers), and in Lansing last week. I had such a great time – met so many great people — it was … [Read more]

How to Get a More Accurate-Looking Image On Social Media

Great new tip today from Lightroom Team member Benjamin Warde, and while the tip is simple, he makes a really great point about why you might get more accurate, better-looking images on social media by changing your background color while editing … [Read more]

Lightroom Classic Help Desk Roundup

I learn so much about Lightroom from helping other people solve their Lightroom problems. I thought a little highlight reel of recent problems sent to the Help Desk, and solutions may help even more people. Anything stump you this week? One: A New … [Read more]

Latest Issue of Lightroom Magazine Available for KelbyOne Pro Members!

Issue 42 of Lightroom Magazine for KelbyOne Pro members is now live on the KelbyOne site and the KelbyOne Mags app for iOS and Android. In this issue, Martin Evening explores the Tone Curve, Serge Ramelli shares his favorite tips for what he wished … [Read more]

How to Import Just One Shoot From a Memory Card With Multiple Shoots

Hi, gang and happy Friday! This is a question I’ve been asked many times at my Lightroom seminar, and that is: “How do I import just the shots I want from a memory card with Multiple shoots on it?” It’s really easy, and … [Read more]

News: Now There’s a KelbyOne Online Training Plan For Just $10 a Month

For the past few months, we’ve been quietly testing a new membership tier for aspiring photographers who have wanted to join KelbyOne’s Pro Plan but the $19.95 a month was just a little out of their reach. Well, this new lower-priced tier … [Read more]

3 ways to rekindle inspiration

Be honest, and I know you will, we’ve all been in a place where we’ve felt stuck in our creative journey. Whether it’s professionally or as amateurs, there’s always been a time we’ve hit a block or a feeling of routine – a lack of … [Read more]

Guest Blog: Spokesperson / Video Production and On-Camera-Talent Coach Larry Becker

Checklists, Formulas, Learning, Socializing, Spotting Emerging Trends, and Feedback — Stuff That May Sound Boring but Makes You A Better Photographer (PLUS It Can Improve the Bottom Line) The title says it all, but let’s dig in a little, so this … [Read more]

When Is It OK To Erase Your Memory Cards?

I got this question last week during one of my seminars — the woman who asked the question was using her memory cards as backup, so she wouldn’t erase a card, ever. But it does bring up an interesting question, and one I’ve had many times … [Read more]

5 Dynamic Website Design Tips You Need to Know About

Everyone has a personal website nowadays, which begs the question: how in the name of all things code-worthy are you supposed to make yours stand out? Luckily, we have some dynamic website design tips for you. And the great thing is, you can … [Read more]

A Step by Step Guide to Designing the Perfect Car Wraps

Since the beginning of advertising, packaging has been a major influencer on what we buy and why. If two identical products come in vastly different qualities of packaging design, the higher quality package will win every time. The same thing applies … [Read more]

How to Create an Infernal Scene in Photoshop

Learn how to create this dark photo manipulation with a burning figure in a mirror. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how stage a scene with multiple photos, add smoke and fire to a witch, and coloring techniques that you can use in other photo … [Read more]

Combine a Crocodile with a Car to Create an Exotic Crocomobile

Learn how to merge animals in Photoshop with this tutorial that will teach you how to chop photos and blend them together. This is a simple tutorial but to get great results, you’ll need some patience, an eye for details, and some imagination. … [Read more]