This 3D Map Shows Where You Can Hike to in Any Given Amount of Time

If you’re a photographer who often hikes in the great outdoors, the mapping service FATMAP has added a new feature that you may find useful. It’s called the Travel Distance layer, and it shows on a 3D map exactly where you’ll be able to hike to in any given amount of time. The map doesn’t […]

The MicroFogger is a Tiny Fog Machine Perfect for Creative Photos

The MicroFogger is a tiny handheld fog machine that lets you create fog on a small scale when your space and/or budget are limited. “The MicroFogger is the world’s most versatile special effects fog solution,” WorkshopScience says about its product.

Creative Lighting Using an Optical Snoot

I am always looking for new and easy ways to light part of an object or create interesting light in an image, and I think I have found the perfect tool for just that and so much more! Pixapro’s Optical Snoot has opened up a more efficient way to be able to do this. Its […]

Pixel Peeper Can Now Figure Out the Lightroom Preset Used on a Photo

Pixel Peeper is an awesome new website that can reveal the Lightroom edits that were made to JPEG files. It launched last month, and now it’s getting its first feature update. Starting today, you can now see what Lightroom preset was used to edit a photo. The new Preset Finder system may be helpful for you […]


Loupedeck+ is an Even More Versatile Photo Editing Console

Loupedeck made a splash when the custom photo editing console for Lightroom was announced back in 2016. Today, the company just announced the original console’s successor: the Loupedeck+. While the original Loupedeck was designed specifically for Lightroom editing, the Loupedeck+ is compatible with Skylum’s (formerly known as Macphun) popular Aurora HDR photo editing software, which […]

Infinite Color: I Created a Smart Color Grading Tool for Photoshop

Working as a retoucher, one of the hardest parts of my job wasn’t even the cleanup work that an image typically requires, it was the color grading. Applying a specific look to an image to really enhance or create a mood that meets the client’s vision was either doable or really hard. There was never […]

Improve Your Astrophotography Focus With a Bahtinov Mask

Finding razor-sharp focus when shooting astrophotography can be hard – stars appear as point light sources, and there are no detailed surfaces to aid the eye in achieving focus. The Bahtinov Mask is a widely used tool that cleverly uses diffraction as a focusing aid.


Loupedeck is a New Console for Photo Editing in Lightroom

Loupedeck is a new physical console that’s designed specifically for editing photos inside Adobe Lightroom. Its goal is to enhance your editing by putting everything you need into an ergonomic, physical interface at your fingertips.