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How to Turn Day Into Night in a Photo Using Photoshop

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In this 8 minute image manipulation tutorial, Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE utilises the little-used Lighting Effects filter in Photoshop to completely re-light a scene. Smith completely reinvents a daytime scene by compositing in street lamps and then using the Lighting Effects filter (found under Filter>Render) to turn them on. Lighting ...

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How to Shoot Shampoo Bottles in Pleasant, Soft Lighting

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Here’s a 7-minute lesson by photographer Dustin Dolby of workphlo on how to improve your product photography shots by giving them a silky, soft, pleasant light. The workphlo channel is known for its easy approaches to lighting all sorts of products, from wine glasses to watches, and this time around it’s no different as ...

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Basic Tips for Posing Female Models

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My name is Mark Fitzgerald, and I’m a photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. In this post, I’ll be discussing basic model poses for female models. Whether you are a model choosing a pose or a photographer posing your model, this is a decision that can shape the look of the ...

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How To Build a DIY Triangle LED Light

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There are plenty of tutorials on the web for how to create DIY ring lights, but this build has a unique take. The 10-minute video by Caleb Pike of DSLR Video Shooter will take you through the steps required to build a triangular “ring” LED light that can be dimmed. This triangular ...

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3 Tips for How to Pose Men Who Don’t Know How to Model

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In this typically short and sweet 1.5-minute video from Mango Street, the photography duo run through some techniques for posing a male subject. These tips are especially helpful when posing someone who is not a model and has little experience in front of a camera. 1. Accentuate the Jawline Get ...

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How to Edit Photos in Lightroom Using a Playstation Controller

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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. The setup allows you to map your controller’s keys to any keyboard ...

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