“This photo could really use a circular crop. And this one here an elliptical or maybe triangular one.” You may have found yourself saying something like this before. But there isn’t a way to crop photos like that on a computer... or maybe there is? Actually, you can produce a circular or elliptical crop in just a few clicks.
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If you’ve got a dog at home, we’ll bet you’ve tried to photograph it. But dog pictures don’t always turn out how you’d expect. The good news, though, is that with the right techniques, you can take professional-looking dog portraits at home. We’ll show you how.
Just about every really good portrait you see has been retouched. But digital portrait editing isn’t easy, and it has its rules that need to be followed. No matter whether we’re talking about balancing exposure or colors, or maybe highlighting the eyes. Take a look at how to work with these rules.
Dust and grit can really make life hard for your camera. Fortunately there are several tools and techniques you can use to clean its lens and sensor yourself, to remove the grit without having to head in to a shop. We’ll show you what to do.
Torn, bent, yellowed, and faded. Old photographs are just like that. But fortunately, you can save them and restore their original look and colors. It takes just a few steps—scanning the old photos, cropping them and adjusting contrast, and then retouching them.
Just about all of us have headed out on a trip without our camera before. But what if along the way, you run into an interesting landscape that you want to photograph? Fortunately you can just reach for your phone. After all, it can take beautiful pictures too. You just have to keep in mind a few basic rules for photographing landscapes with phones.
Photographing motorcycles is demanding, but exciting too. Every motorcycle race is more than just a thrilling show—it’s also a great opportunity to take unique photos. You just need to choose the right gear, find a good spot, and use suitable camera settings.
Vibrant and full of colors. That’s what professional flower photos look like. And your pictures can look the same—it only takes a few basic edits. Get to know them.
Drone photography has been a real hit in recent years. With these pilotless aircraft, you can take unique shots from a bird’s-eye view, without having to rent a private helicopter or an airplane. But do you know how to pick the right drone and how to work with it?