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How to Take Photos of Space With Your Phone

Smartphone cameras have come a long way since the early days. You can take pretty good photos in low light now, but what about the ultimate low-light condition—space? Astrophotography is possible if you know a few tricks….

How Does an Invisible Selfie Stick Work?

You may have heard of a product called the “invisible selfie stick” which, when used with a 360-degree camera, doesn’t appear in the footage at all, creating the impression of a low-flying drone. But how does it work?…

How to Curve Text in Adobe Photoshop

Want to make your straight text curved without much hassle? If so, Adobe Photoshop has the exact feature you need. You can use it to curve your text in your specified bend level, and we’ll show you how to make use of it….

Should You Buy a Drone?

Drones are more accessible than ever before and now come in a range of sizes and price points. But before you reach for your wallet, there are a few things you might want to mull over.

How to Outline Text in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop makes it extremely easy to add a border around your text in an image. You can outline your text with the choice of color, position, and size. Here’s how to do just that on your desktop….

What Is Frequency Separation in Photography?

Frequency separation is a Photoshop technique that allows for more control over photographic retouching work. It’s predominantly used to touch up skin, but can also be used on other elements of an image….

What Is Lens Focus Breathing?

If you regularly browse photography gear reviews, you’ve probably heard the phrase “focus breathing.” But what exactly does that mean? Is it good or bad? Does it not matter at all? We’ll explain just what focus breathing is, …

Why You Should Use Lens Filters With Your Drone

If you’ve ever seen someone else’s footage captured with the same drone you own and wondered “how does it look so good?”, there’s a good chance it was made with a drone camera filter attached. Here’s why you should use them t…

What Is Camera ISO, and Why Does it Matter?

Wondering what the ISO setting is for on your camera or smartphone camera app? Let’s break down what exactly ISO is and why it’s important to understand if you want to take more control of your photography….

How to Get More Dynamic Range from Your Photos

There may be a lot of detail in your photos that you aren’t seeing. The good news is that you can often recover this detail by expanding the dynamic range of your photos, making for more balanced and interesting shots….

The Best DSLR Cameras of 2022

While mirrorless cameras have advanced plenty since their introduction and dominate the market, there are still plenty of amazing DSLR cameras you shouldn’t overlook. We’ll go over some of the best options here….

What Is a CFexpress Card?

If you’ve shopped for a new camera in the past couple of years, you’ve noticed how rapidly memory card formats are changing. XQD cards were released not too long ago, and now there’s a new type of card available that promises…

What Is Pixel Binning in Cameras?

Smartphone cameras with super-high megapixel counts make for good marketing, but hardly anyone actually takes 200-megapixel photos. So how do you get usable pictures from them? Through pixel binning, the process of combining …

What Is Macro Mode on an iPhone or Android Phone?

Most people take photographs at human scale or larger. Pets, people, landscapes, and food are all common subjects. With “macro mode,” you can take clear pictures of small details and objects, with certain iPhone or Android ha…

How to Use Lightroom’s Masking Tool

Adobe Lightroom’s masking tool used to be limited to certain adjustments, but the 2021 update changed that. Lightroom Classic now provides you with numerous AI masking features that make editing a whole lot easier and can cut…

How to Combine Masks in Adobe Lightroom Classic

You can get the most out of Adobe Lightroom Classic by combining different masking modes for highly selective adjustment areas before you even bring your work into Photoshop. We’ll go over how to combine (or intersect) masks …

How to Deselect in Adobe Photoshop

Deselecting areas in photos and layers in Adobe Photoshop is actually easier than selecting them. We’ll show you how to deselect items using multiple ways in this photo editing tool.
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