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Best Flexible Tripod [2021 Review]

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29/06/2021
We reviewed the best flexible tripod in the market, taking into account their load capacity, weight and dimension in our reviews.
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How to Use the Blur Tool in Photoshop

28/06/2021
Photoshop offers a wide collection of useful image editing tools that help you create useful and impressive effects in any photo. One such tool in Photoshop is the blur tool. Once you learn how to use the blur tool in Photoshop, you will be able to refine your images quickly with a few simple steps.

How to Put Two Photos Side by Side in Photoshop

25/06/2021
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Learn how to put two photos side by side in Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips and guided steps.

How to Sync Lightroom Mobile

24/06/2021
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In this article, we discuss how to sync Lightroom mobile successfully, for easy sharing and access of your Lightroom Classic application.

How to Export RAW Files From Lightroom

23/06/2021
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Learn how to export RAW files from Lightroom with the help of this article, which includes our best tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

Best Photography Books [2021 Review]

22/06/2021
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We reviewed the best photography books in the market, taking into account their year of publication, best features and format in our reviews.

How Long Does It Take to Photograph a House?

22/06/2021
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Similar to other kinds of photography, photographing real estate properties involves variables like natural lighting and composition. To determine how long it should take for professional real estate photographers to photograph a home, we're going to help you plan a timeline to capture quality real estate photos.

How to Change the Canvas Size in Photoshop

20/06/2021
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Learn how to change the canvas size in Photoshop with this article, which includes helpful tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How to Import Photos to Photoshop

20/06/2021
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Learn how to import photos to Photoshop with the help of this article, which contains helpful tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How to Smooth In Photoshop

17/06/2021
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Learn how to smooth in Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How to Use Overlays in Photoshop

17/06/2021
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If you want to know the answer to how to use overlays in Photoshop, then this article is for you. Here, you will find a comprehensive step-by-step tutorial on using overlays in Photoshop. This guideline will help you take your images to the next level with overlays quickly and naturally.

How to Fix Pixelated Pictures in Photoshop

17/06/2021
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Learn how to fix pixelated pictures in Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips, steps, and recommended tools.

Best External Hard Drive for Photos [2021 Review]

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16/06/2021
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We reviewed the best external hard drive for photos in the market, taking into account their storage capacity and weight in our reviews.

Best Lens for Sony A7III [2021 Review]

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16/06/2021
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After equipping yourself with a high-quality camera such as the Sony A7III, remember it’s not the only part of the equation. To shoot high-quality images, you also need to equip yourself with the best lens for Sony A7III. Otherwise, you may deliver disappointing results.

Best Lens for Nikon D7200 [2021 Review]

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16/06/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for Nikon D7200 in the market, taking into account their focal length, and diaphragm blades.

Best Lens for Nikon D850 [2021 Review]

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16/06/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for Nikon D850 in the market, taking into account their focal length, aperture, and magnification.

How to Change Background Size in Photoshop

16/06/2021
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If you wish to learn how to change background size in Photoshop, let this article give you some handy tips and helpful guided steps.

How to Brighten an Image in Photoshop

16/06/2021
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Learn how to brighten an image in Photoshop with this article, which includes helpful tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How Much Space Does Photoshop Take?

15/06/2021
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In this article, we discuss how much space does Photoshop take, and what type of operating system you might need for it to work efficiently.

How to Load Actions in Photoshop

15/06/2021
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Learn how to load actions in Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How to Change the Color of a Layer in Photoshop

15/06/2021
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Changing colors in your composites and collages is one of the most frequently used functions while editing. There may be some colors in an image layer that you don’t like, or you may want to add a contrasting color for creative purposes. Learn how to change the color of a layer in Photoshop to upgrade your editing skills.

Best Nikon Lens for Bokeh [2021 Review]

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15/06/2021
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Many photos can be instantly enhanced by the presence of soft, creamy bokeh, which contrasts brilliantly with the clarity of the subject in the foreground. If you've been attempting to capture those dreamy, out-of-focus orbs in your shots, you'll need to invest in the best Nikon lens for Bokeh.

Best SD Card Reader [2021 Review]

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14/06/2021
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With an SD card, you can store gigabytes upon gigabytes of photos in your pocket. The problem arises when transferring the data, especially if your computer doesn't have a built-in reader. However, equipping yourself with the best SD Card Reader will solve any of these problems.

How to Add an Image to an Existing Layer in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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Adding new images to an already existing layer is a crucial part of any Photoshop project. That’s the reason why learning how to add an image to an existing layer in Photoshop is important to be able to edit images effortlessly. Here we will learn different ways of adding new images to an already existing layer.

How to Edit a Smart Object in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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Photoshop opens a world of possibilities to maneuver an image or a graphic for the portrayal of your ideas. Besides the exceptional editing techniques and tools, it allows us to use Smart Objects, a term for layers with nondestructive editing. Let us walk you through how to edit a Smart Object in Photoshop to show you all the possibilities.

How to Make Fog in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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While adding various effects to our photos, we might want to add fog for a dreamy feel. A foggy effect also shows a frigid climate or just adds a dimension to an otherwise plain view. Learning various methods for how to make fog in Photoshop will add to your editing skills, helping you to create interesting images.

How to Lock Layers in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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In Photoshop, you usually have a multi-layered project where each layer contains important objects. That’s why you want your layers to be well-protected against accidental changes. Photoshop offers a useful feature of locking layers to help you keep your images safe. Let's look at the options we have on how to lock layers in Photoshop.

How to Match Lighting in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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When creating composites, it is crucial to match the lighting of the background with that of the other elements. If you don’t do that, it is hard to make it look believable and natural. Learn how to match lighting in Photoshop so that all the elements in your composites look seamlessly incorporated.

How to Make a Grid in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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Here's our guide on how to make a grid in Photoshop, which contains our best tips, helpful steps and recommended Photoshop tools.

How to Merge Layers in Photoshop

14/06/2021
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Learn how to merge layers in Photoshop with this article, which includes helpful tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

How to Remove Objects in Photoshop

13/06/2021
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Learn how to remove objects in Photoshop with the help of this article, which contains our best tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

Best Low Light Camera [2021 Review]

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11/06/2021
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As a real estate photographer, you run into rooms and properties with all sorts of lighting scenarios. Although most modern cameras can take high-quality images, not all can achieve the same results in low-light conditions. In this review, we focus on the best low-light camera that will suit your needs.

How to Straighten Photos in Photoshop

10/06/2021
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Straightening images, also known as correcting perspectives, is done to give them a balance. Straight photos are much more pleasing to the eye, unlike crooked images, which feel disturbing when we look at them. To avoid lessening the appeal of your images, learn how to straighten photos in Photoshop using multiple methods.

How To Unlock a Layer in Photoshop

10/06/2021
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The most prominent feature that makes Photoshop unique and more effective than other applications is its layering feature. Each image opens up in a different layer, which is often locked for protection. You have to unlock the layer to work on it. Here we will learn multiple ways of how to unlock a layer in photoshop.

How to Zoom in Photoshop

10/06/2021
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When you are editing an image, you need accessible tools for zooming in and out of it. In Photoshop, the zoom function can be used in a variety of ways, and learning how to zoom in Photoshop can make zooming and panning more efficient.

Best All in One Lens for Sony A6000 [2021 Review]

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10/06/2021
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With your Sony A6000 camera, you may want to capture different features of a property, from small details to wide views. This means lugging around plenty of lenses and frequently swapping them. One way to save space and money is to equip yourself with the best all in one lens for Sony A6000, so you can achieve high-quality images without changing lenses.

Best Compact Flash Card [2021 Review]

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10/06/2021
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Due to the ability of compact flashcards to effectively store photos and footage in digital cameras, there is a significant increase in popularity. As a photographer, your goal is to get the best compact flash card. Below is all you may need to know about compact flash cards.

Best Budget Wide Angle Lens for Canon [2021 Review]

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10/06/2021
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Once equipped with a high-quality Canon camera, you’re almost ready to start shooting different properties and landscapes. However, you may not have appealing results if you don't use the best budget wide-angle lens for Canon. But with so many options available in the market, how can you find one that’s good enough without breaking the bank?

How to Invert Colors on Photoshop

10/06/2021
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Learn how to invert colors on Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips, guided steps and recommended tools.

Best Third-Party Flash for Canon [2021 Review]

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09/06/2021
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We reviewed the best third party flash for Canon in the market, taking into account their special features and price in our reviews.
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