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How to Split Tone Photos in Lightroom: A 5-Minute Tutorial


Here’s a 5-minute tutorial from Evan Ranft that shows you why and how you can easily split tone your photos for better colors using Adobe Lightroom. Split toning allows you to create a custom look in your image without manipulating any color channels in the first place. There’s no need to move ...

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Reuters Banned from Olympic Opening Ceremony for Leaked Photos


Reuters photographers and reporters have been banned from the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in PyeongChang, South Korea, next month after the international news agency leaked photos of the rehearsal. South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reports that on Sunday, Reuters filed several photos of the Olympic cauldron being lit with fire ...

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Lightroom Still Slow? Another Major Performance Update is Coming


After finally admitting that Lightroom is slow in 2017, Adobe pledged to speed it up and released a big performance update in October 2017. Unfortunately, the updated Lightroom can still be sluggish, even if you spend $6,000 building the ultimate Lightroom editing machine. There’s some great news today, though: Adobe ...

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Rally Car Hits Photographer Standing on Outside of Corner


Photographer David LeClair was photographing rally car racing at Sno*Drift Rally in Michigan last Friday when one of the rally cars lost control, slid off the road, and violently slammed into LeClair, sending the photographer flying. The whole incident was caught on camera (warning: the video shows an injury accident). ...

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Canon May Add Fingerprint ID to Its Cameras and Lenses


Fingerprint ID is used on many smartphones these days for security and identification, but would you like to see the same feature on your camera gear? Canon has apparently developed a fingerprint ID system that can identify the photographer using the camera or lens. Canon Rumors reports that a new ...

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How to Photograph Perfume Bottles with a Single Speedlight


High-end product photography can be done with fewer resources than many might think if you add creativity and careful execution. Here’s a 7-minute video from Dustin Dolby of workphlo that shows you how you can take professional perfume bottle photos in a studio with a single speedlight. Using a flash on 1/16th ...

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