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Learn Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful photo editing software used by professionals and amateurs to edit photographs flawlessly. Read our articles on using Photoshop.

Throw away your mouse and start using a Wacom graphics tablet

A Wacom graphics tablet is perhaps the tool you didn’t know you needed. It allows photographers, designers and avid hobbyists pixel perfect control by mimicking the natural feel of traditional drawing tools with a touch-sensitive surface and pen tool (or stylus) that detects the angle and pressure of your pen. As you move the stylus over the active surface area, it displays on your monitor, crisp and clear.

INTERMEDIATEREADING TIME: 2 MIN

Black and White Photography for Beginners

Let me just first put it out there, I am not at ALL a technical person. Whether we’re talking televisions, computers, cellular devices or photography equipment for that matter. I know the basics of handling my own camera and that’s about it. I feel [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 5 MIN

Wouda Interviews International Photographer Scott Kelby

Photo Credit - Scott Kelby Teacher, heartfelt, humble, funny, generous; are but a few words we can use to describe him… What an honour it was for us to have had the opportunity of interviewing the soft-hearted family man who loves teaching [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 7 MIN

Photoshop with Nolan Lister

Between his full-time job and love of photography, Nolan Lister took off some time to answer a few questions about Photoshop. He fell in love with photography with the first click of the shutter on his dad’s Pentax 35mm camera.  As his [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 4 MIN

Noise in Images and How to Get Rid of It!!

In today’s age of digital SLR cameras, the image quality is amazing, but one thing we hear on a regular basis is still the issue of noise or grain in images, especially images shot at low light. One of the greatest issues with photographers [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 4 MIN

Manual High Dynamic Range Blending Tutorial

  Why do we use HDR? Because a camera can’t always capture the dynamic range of light in most natural scenes in one exposure , which results in areas of the image that have no detail due to shadows or highlights. Traditionally we would [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 7 MIN

Fashion by Hendre

Working with different personalities it is sometimes very difficult to constantly produce images that compete with international standards. Fashion photographers rely a lot on the energy and “out of the box” personality from models to be creative and push the boundaries of conventional photography. [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 2 MIN

Basic Pre-press

Back in the day, and with all due respect to those who still shoot with film, the perception of the photographer that handed in a spool of film at a lab was that the prints produced was a true reflection of what the photographer [...]

BEGINNERREADING TIME: 3 MIN