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Photoshop 101: How to Create a Stop Motion Animation

The latest episode of Adobe's YouTube series "3 2 1 Photoshop" is for anybody who wants to get into stop motion photography, but has no idea how to actually create a simple animation from a series of still photos.

Back to Basics: A Beginner’s Guide to Capturing ‘Moody’ Portraits

Rachel and Daniel of Mango Street—one of the most popular photography channels on YouTube—have put together a great, straight-to-the-point guide to capturing that "moody" style of portrait that's become a popular counter-point to the "dreamy" overexposed look that often dominates lifestyle imagery.

Selena Gomez Releases New Music Video Shot Entirely on iPhone 11 Pro

The latest entry in the "Shot on iPhone" marketing machine that often irritates so many photo and videographers is a music video. Specifically, pop star Selena Gomez' music video for her latest single "Lose You to Love Me," which was shot by director Sophie Muller using the latest iPhone 11 Pro.

How to Quickly and Easily Animate a Still Photo in Photoshop

There are all sorts of tools out there for making cinemagraphs and "plotagraphs" by animating certain parts of your still photos, but you don't need any of them. This short tutorial shows you how to create these animations using Adobe Photoshop.

Photographer Uses Backyard Shed to Shoot Gorgeous Natural Light Portraits

Calgary-based portrait photographer and YouTuber Irene Rudnyk recently put together a photo shoot that's getting some well-deserved attention. Using just the shed in her backyard and the natural light pouring in, she was able to capture some gorgeous fashion portraits that imitate a popular in-studio lighting setup.

This Simple Universal Camera Strap Has Raised Over $75K on Kickstarter

KUVRD, creators of the extremely popular universal lens cap that raised over $175K in 2017 (and $180K for Version 2 in January), are back with another blockbuster crowdfunding campaign. Meet the Universal Camera Strap: a simple, rugged camera strap with fasteners that attach to "any camera, anywhere, anytime."

I Took These Photos in My Dining Room

Product photography is something that I've always been interested in, but never saw myself making a career out of. However... when I do get to take product photos, I do enjoy it quite a lot.

Shooting Portraits in a Bedroom with a Reflector and Natural Light

Here's an inspiring 5-minute behind-the-scenes video by photographer Irene Rudnyk, who shot a series of gorgeous portraits in a bedroom using only natural light and a reflector. This video shows what if you don't have pricey lighting equipment, you can still do quite a bit with just window light and some creativity.

5 Homebrew Camera Hacks in 1 Minute

Got a minute? That's all you'll need. Take a break from infinite scrolling through Instagram and listen up, because South African photographer Sheldon Evans can teach you 5 fun homebrew camera hacks in the same amount of time it takes you to read this post.

7 Tips for Shooting Clean, Minimalist Photos

The folks at COOPH have teamed up with YouTuber and blogger Jenny Mustard to put together a set of top tips for clean, minimalist photography. If you're looking to declutter your photographic style, this is a great place to start.

How to Shoot a High-End Cosmetics Photo with Cheap Speedlights

If we wrote it once, we've written it a thousand times: you don't need expensive equipment to capture high-quality studio photography. As photographer Dustin Dolby of Workphlo demonstrates in this video, even that expensive cosmetics look is doable with cheap speedlights... and skill.

Learn Photoshop Tricks in One Minute with Adobe’s ‘Make it Now’ Series

I once read a Quora question that went, “What can I learn in one minute that will be useful for the rest of my life?” I don’t know about the rest of your life, but if you're a photographer, head over to the Adobe Creative Cloud YouTube channel and check out their 'Make It Now' one-minute video tutorials on designing (not retouching) with Photoshop CC.

Lighting Tips: How to Shoot Killer Product Photography at Home

We're not entirely sure why, but product photography tutorials are coming hard and fast lately. So in case this DIY lightbox wasn't good enough, and 360° product photography isn't your thing, here's a great tutorial that will show you how to capture killer reflective product shots on a sea of black.

How to Build a Great DIY Lightbox for Under $50

There are a ton of options out there for building your own product photography lightbox, but this is one of the simplest and most functional creations we've seen. For under $50, you can build it for yourself.

This Crop Factor Calculator Makes Sensor Math a Breeze

You can't avoid crop factor these days. Whether your camera sports an APS-C, Micro Four Thirds, 1-inch, or some other size sensor, there will come a time when you'll have to calculate a "full-frame equivalent" and that's when the mmCalc Crop Factor Calculator will come in very handy.