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The best 360-degree camera apps for iOS and Android

A 360-degree photo lets you observe a scene from a single point of view. We show you the best 360-degree camera apps for iOS and Android.
June 6, 2022

How to photograph fireworks and capture the colors of Independence Day

Headed to a fireworks show or shooting some off in your backyard? Learn how to properly photograph fireworks using a dedicated camera or even a smartphone.
July 4, 2021
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Photography 101: Exposure, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO

Learn to master your camera by understanding how aperture, shutter speed, and ISO impact your photography.
March 31, 2021
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The best Adobe Lightroom alternatives

These full-featured desktop programs go beyond basic image organization to bring you powerful editing tools.
March 31, 2021
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How to use photography’s rule of thirds — and when to break it

Our natural inclination is to put the center of attention in the center of the photo, but this is often wrong.
March 31, 2021
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How to make a background transparent in Photoshop

Photoshop has no shortage of selection tools for removing a background, but knowing which to use can be a bit confusing.
March 29, 2021

How to use (almost) any camera as a webcam

Most major camera companies including Sony, Nikon, and Canon now offer free software to turn a camera into a quality webcam.
March 29, 2021
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How to remove the background from an image

Removing the background from an image is not the easiest place to start. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools that will help you get started editing images.
March 20, 2021
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How to take great photos with your Pixel 4 or 4 XL

They don't come any better than Google's Pixel 4 camera, which can even capture the stars in the night sky. Find out how in our guide.
October 28, 2020
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Leaf peeping: How to photograph fall’s changing leaves

Planning on leaf peeping this fall? Here's how to capture photos of all those colors, from planning ahead to editing.
September 24, 2020
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How to add and edit text in Adobe Photoshop

Want to add text to your photos or get started on graphic design basics? Learn how to add and edit text in Photoshop.
September 17, 2020
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What Lightroom RAW photo import defaults are and how to adjust them

RAW defaults apply customized in-camera filters -- including black and white -- in Lightroom automatically.
September 1, 2020
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How to take a 3D photo from almost any smartphone

3D photography apps can capture depth without an actual depth camera, for eye-catching results. Here's how.
August 14, 2020
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How to photograph the Perseid meteor shower 2020

Chance favors the prepared when it comes to capturing this year's Perseid meteor shower. Here's what to know.
August 7, 2020
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Everything you can do in Photoshop for iPad, and what is still missing

Adobe's goal is to have feature parity between the versions, but for now, it includes the most-used features.
July 28, 2020
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Sony’s A7S III is the ultimate 4K video camera, five years in the making

Sony completely overhauled the A7S III top to bottom to make it the most capable 4K mirrorless camera yet.
July 28, 2020
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How to shoot macro photography

Nailing a sharp image in macro photography is tough. Here's what you need to know to start shooting small.
June 17, 2020
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What is Photoshop Camera? How Adobe’s new A.I. app edits photos before you take them

Adobe's new Android and iOS app puts the power of Photoshop in the palm of your hand. Here's how to use it.
June 16, 2020
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Sony has 6 different RX100 cameras. Which one should you buy?

We've reached the seventh generation of the RX100. Here's how to differentiate all of the various models.
May 29, 2020
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How to photograph a silhouette and master the dark side of photography

Embrace darkness and shape by capturing a silhouette with a camera, or even a smartphone -- we show you how.
May 19, 2020
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How to create a layer mask in Photoshop

Work smarter, not harder, by mastering this integral Photoshop tool to make adjustments to your images.
May 14, 2020
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How to use exposure compensation for perfect pictures with your camera or phone

Photos coming out too dark or too bright? Here's the simple fix that you'll find on every type of camera.
May 13, 2020
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Photography 101: What is a histogram, and how do you use it?

This easy-to-learn tool found in cameras and software will help you get the perfect exposure with every shot.
May 7, 2020

Lightroom running slow? Here’s how to speed it up without buying a new computer

These seven steps will help you squeeze out more performance from Adobe Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC.
May 7, 2020
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Optical vs. digital zoom: What you need to know

Digital zoom is just a fancy word for cropping and should generally be avoided, with one unique exception.
May 6, 2020
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How to take a long-exposure photograph

Blur doesn't have to be bad. Long exposure photography turns blur into a creative tool to illustrate movement.
May 5, 2020
Olympus PEN E-PL9 review

How to choose a camera: The ultimate guide to buying the right gear

With so many choices, the world of cameras can be difficult to navigate. Here's how to find the right one.
May 4, 2020
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7 cheap camera hacks to get creative with your mirrorless camera or DSLR

Many of these involve household items that can be made into creative photography accessories on the cheap.
May 4, 2020

What really determines your camera’s resolution? We asked an expert

A new lens might do more for you than a new camera.
April 28, 2020
Fujifilm GFX 100 review

How to shoot natural light portraits at home

Stuck at home? Now is the perfect time to grab your camera and shoot some indoor, natural light portraits.
April 23, 2020
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How to change the color of an object in Photoshop in three simple steps

Can a rose by any other color look as sweet? This easy-to-use trick for photo editing will let you find out.
April 18, 2020
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The best cameras for street photography

Street photography is all about the decisive moment, and these cameras are the best way to help you capture it.
April 14, 2020
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The best bridge cameras

These advanced, long-zoom compacts bridge the gap between point-and-shoots and interchangeable lens cameras.
April 8, 2020

The best cheap camera flashes

Get more flash for your cash with these low-cost, high-performance alternatives to name-brand flashes.
April 3, 2020

Image Editing 101: How to crop and straighten an image in Photoshop

Cropping an image seems like a simple task, but Adobe Photoshop's crop tool hides some powerful features.
April 2, 2020
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Beyond filters: Unlock the power hidden in Instagram’s photo editing tools

Instagram's built-in editing tools are easy to use and surprisingly powerful, so long as you use them wisely.
March 30, 2020
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How much is Adobe Photoshop?

Are you looking to obtain Adobe Photoshop? We take a look at how much the popular photo software will cost.
March 28, 2020
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How to make and install Photoshop actions to speed up your editing workflow

Speed through complicated editing tasks with a single click using the power of actions in Adobe Photoshop.
March 20, 2020
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Fujifilm X-T4 vs. Fujifilm X-T3: What to know before you upgrade

Stabilization, a fully-articulating screen, and a bigger battery make the case for the X-T4's higher price.
March 19, 2020
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5 alternatives to Instagram and Facebook for photographers

Frustrated with algorithms and ads? Here are five alternatives to social media for sharing your work online.
February 22, 2020
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What is bracketing? Get your best shots with this overlooked camera tool

Wondering what the BKT or AEB button is? Learn how to use bracketing to increase the odds of getting the shot.
February 17, 2020
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Street photography tips: How to add drama to your images

Create more dramatic and compelling street photographs with these four essential and easy-to-follow tips.
January 29, 2020
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Where to download free stock photos and public domain images

Wouldn't it be wonderful to freely download and use an image from the web without fear?
January 13, 2020

The unrestrained 1D X Mark III proves Canon still knows how to lead. Will it?

Canon's powerful new flagship DSLR gives videographers a reason to be excited about the brand again, but there's also reason to be skeptical about how far these features will trickle down into cheaper models.
January 8, 2020
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A9, A7R, S, II, or III? Making sense of Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras

Sony’s A9, A7 III, A7R III, and A7S II are all capable cameras. But each has unique advantages that may make it better (or worse) in any given situation. We break down the specialty of each to help you better decide which one to go with.
January 3, 2020
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What is depth of field? The secret to perfect backgrounds

Depth of field is a key aspect of image quality in DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, and mastering it is essential to getting the look you want in your images. Here's what you need to know to achieve tack sharp photos, or beautiful blur.
December 13, 2019
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Zoom, prime, wide, or telephoto? Here’s how to pick your next camera lens

Want to upgrade your camera lens, but not sure where to start? Our camera lens buying guide takes you through the world of interchangeable lenses and helps remove a little of the intimidation that comes with buying camera lenses.
December 10, 2019
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7 cameras that revolutionized photography and changed how we take pictures

Amongst the many camera releases are some absolute game-changers, and in this piece, we look at the best of them.
December 8, 2019
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How to take pictures of Christmas lights

Christmas lights are a favorite holiday decoration -- but one of the toughest to photograph. Learn how to take pictures of Christmas lights, whether you want to use a mirrorless camera, a DSLR, or a smartphone.
November 30, 2019
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What is ISO?

Curious what ISO is and how it affects your photos? Here's everything you need to know about the fundamental camera setting, including how it impacts exposure and how to properly adjust it for certain scenarios.
November 29, 2019
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