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    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 that’s OK — we have a much-improved Lightroom “Classic” release, but I think everybody here needs […]

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    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, Serge Ramelli teaches us how to capture and edit images […]

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    How You Can Learn to Use a Wide-Angle Lens

    There are few couples as great as a wide-angle lens and a landscape. After all, that’s why most landscape photographers have at least one wide-angle lens in their bag. Actually, I’d say most landscape photographers have at least one wide-angle prime as well as a zoom lens that’s capable of a wide-angle perspective. But the […]

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    Zoom With Your Feet or Zoom With Your Lens: Which is Better?

    “Zoom with your feet” is a common phrase uttered by many photographers, myself included. It’s used to argue that though prime lenses (those with a fixed focal length like 50mm, 85mm, and so on) can’t zoom, that you can still get a similar effect as a zoom lens by physically moving nearer or further away […]

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    How the Photography Industry Exposed the Atomic Bomb

    By Berlyn Brixner / Los Alamos National Laboratory [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons It sounds like something straight out of a science fiction novel, but it’s real life… Back in the late 1940s, Kodak customers began to lodge complaints that the film they purchased was bad. Why? Because the radiosensitive film was coming out completely […]

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    The Best Tripods of the Year

    When it comes to photography accessories, there’s nothing as valuable as a tripod. Sure, filters are great, but at the end of the day, you can emulate most of their effects in post-processing. Camera remotes are nice too, but by and large, you can get away with your camera’s self-timers. Speedlights and reflectors can be […]

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    Killer-Clown Makeup

    Today on The Slanted Lens, Teri Groves, an amazing Hollywood makeup artist, is walking us through applying killer-clown makeup. If you want to know how to channel your inner Pennywise, check out this lesson and make sure you and/or your subjects look the part this Halloween. So what did you think? Will you be dressing […]

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    Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III review

    The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II embodied everything a mirrorless camera should be: a high-quality camera that feels great in the hand, offers an extensive feature set with bags of control, and produces great images, yet doesn't take up much space in your bag.  The new OM-D E-M10 Mark III looks to build on that […]

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    How to Take Better Portraits in Just 9 Steps

    When you think about it, portraiture is probably the most common type of photography. After all, we all use our phones to take snapshots of our kids, our friends, and even ourselves. And professional photographers often specialize in portraits, be that senior photos, family pictures, newborn and maternity, and so forth. But just because portraiture […]

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    What Lens is Best For You?

    It’s something that you’ll need to consider at one point or another – what lens should you buy? It’s a question that’s a little difficult to answer, too, given that there are so many options out there. From wide-angle to telephoto, prime to zoom, there’s tons of combinations of features to consider. In the video […]

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    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 Adobe MAX keynote, so check back here just in case ). OK, onto our […]

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    Top Ways to Stabilize Your Camera and Avoid Blurry Photos

    Blurry pictures are the bane of every photographer’s existence. It can ruin an otherwise great photo, and there’s a number of different things that can cause blurriness. The depth of field might be too shallow, or your focus point might be off. You might be using a shutter speed that’s too slow to freeze movement. […]