How I Manage My Data as a Pro Photographer

When I first started in photography, there was no method to my data management madness. When shooting on location, I downloaded my cards onto my laptop and upon my return home I copied everything onto my computer.

How to Edit Underexposed Natural Light Portraits on Lightroom and Photoshop

Whether you're shooting more natural light portraits by choice or because of equipment constraints, it's worth learning how to edit your photos from a variety of shooting conditions. Today, we've got a workflow video tutorial for you in case you often underexpose your photos to get more detail out of the scene or background.

How to Do Corporate Headshot Photography

If you’re interested in branching out your photo business to include corporate headshots, here’s a helpful 24-minute tutorial that can help you get started. In it, photographer Sean Tucker shares his system of effectively photographing a large number of people in a short amount of time.

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by photographer Jamie Windsor with 10 hidden Lightroom features that can help your editing and speed up your workflow.

Lightroom Shortcuts You Can Use All the Time

If you’re starting to spend a lot of time inside Lightroom, keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys can help speed up your workflow and save you precious seconds that add up over time. Toronto-based photographer Lucy Martin put together this helpful 3-minute video to share the handy Lightroom shortcuts that she finds herself using all the time. […]

5 Reasons to Shoot in Raw Instead of JPEG

If you’re just getting started in digital photography, you may be wondering about the choice between shooting JPEG files and shooting in raw. Here’s a quick 2-minute video by B&H in which photographer David Flores explains the benefits of a raw workflow.

Finding the Perfect Composition When All Seems Lost

Here’s a 20-minute video in whichSerge Ramellishows how he captured some beautiful fine-art photos of hot air balloons at a festival, even though the photo opportunities were initially looking bleak.

3 Ways to Find Clients While You Sleep

Being a great photographer is only one part of turning it in to a full-time job. Youll also need some business chops, and these 3 tips from photographer Moshe Zusman will give you some ideas on how automate client acquisition.

How to Cut Your Photo Editing Time in Half

Editing photos after a shoot can be extremely time-consuming, especially if you have not spent some time optimizing your workflow. If you’d like to speed up your editing process, here’s a 5-minute video by Mango Street Lab with tips and tricks for culling, organizing, and editing photos.

My Ever-Evolving Workflow as a Music Photographer on Tour

I’ve been touring with bands for about 4 years now, and my workflow has changed nearly every tour, allowing me to spend less and less time editing, and ending up with an organized, easy to manage body of work after each tour is done. I think this is crucial to not only the quality of […]

A Pro Photographers RAW Workflow in Lightroom Mobile

Professional travel photographer Elia Locardi made this 30-minute video tutorial that shows how he’s able to shoot and edit top-notch RAW photos without carrying a laptop around, and instead using the Adobe Lightroom Mobile app, which got RAW editing in June 2016.

Adobe Updates Lightroom with GPU Accelerated Editing

Adobe has officially released their August Photography update for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw, which is focused on “performance and improving your workflow. ” The update adds several little improvements, but the most intriguing update is the addition of GPU Accelerated Editing.

How to Back Up Photos as a Wedding Photographer

We keep hearing the same story every year: newlyweds that are left desolated because the photographer lost their wedding images. From dual memory card slots to the ever decreasing price of computer storage, human negligence has become the weakest link in the workflow.

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Photographer Sean Tucker made this 36-minute videothat walks through editing dramatic portraits in Photoshop. Watch Tucker’s entire process from start to finish as he brings his portraits to life.

How to Put Together a Nifty SD Card Hub for Under $50

For years now, I’ve been looking at using the Lexar Hub to efficiently transfer multiple SD cards to my iMac. The reason I never pulled the trigger was that it seemed like it was a bit much. The Lexar hub is pretty large and it requires its own power source which is an inconvenience while […]

Walkthrough: How to Edit a Landscape Photo in Lightroom and Photoshop

Lots of photo editing tutorials these days focus on one specific technique or edithow to sharpen, or how to use the HSL tool, for example. But if you’re just starting out and you need a complete photo editing walkthrough, this tutorial will take you through a landscape photo edit from start to finish. The tutorial […]

How to Edit Photos in Lightroom Using a Playstation Controller

Here’s a somewhat unusual tutorial: Kiwi photographer and videographer Ben Stewart has found a way to control Lightroom efficiently using a Playstation controller. He uses a PS3 controller, but his instructions would also work with a PS4 controller.