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How to Copy a Mask in Photoshop

19/05/2021
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Photoshop consists of a large number of useful tools which equip you with complete functionality while image editing. Among these features, layers and masks are undoubtedly essential parts of the software, which provides immense editing flexibility. Today, we will lay the basics of how to copy a mask in Photoshop to streamline your editing workflow.
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Best Yongnuo Flash [2021 Review]

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19/05/2021
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Yongnuo is an international manufacturer of photography accessories. Its flashes are even universally compatible with leading camera brands such as Nikon, Canon, Sony, and Fuji. For this reason, we're rounding up the best Yongnuo flash options to upgrade your lighting setup and improve your real estate photography photos.

Best Lens for GH5 [2021 Review]

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19/05/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for GH5 in the market, taking into account their product features, quality and price in our reviews.

Best Flash Diffuser [2021 Review]

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18/05/2021
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Getting the best flash diffuser for your camera allows you to get rid of the glaring bright areas and sharply contrasting shadows. Flash diffusers differ in sizes and shapes, with each having its extent of diffusion. Lager diffusers will spread the light more, leading to a softer amount of illumination.

Best Flash for Nikon D7100 [2021 Review]

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18/05/2021
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The Nikon D7100 is an extremely popular DSLR camera from the Nikon lineup that continues to grow in popularity among photographers. The Nikon D7100 offers an exhilarating new level of image quality, speed, connectivity, and creativity. In this article, we are going to help you choose the best flash for Nikon D7100.

How to Copy Layers in Photoshop

18/05/2021
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The ability to copy layers is among the numerous design flexibilities that Photoshop offers. Using this feature will speed up your workflow, saving precious time and effort to create similar layers for each document. We will walk you through how to copy layers in Photoshop so that you don’t have to make them from scratch.

How to Print a Large Image on Multiple Pages in Photoshop

18/05/2021
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Learn how to print a large image on multiple pages Photoshop with the help of this article, which includes our best tips and guided steps.

Best Flash for Nikon D7000 [2021 Review]

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18/05/2021
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We reviewed the best flash for Nikon D7000 in the market, taking into account their specific features, quality and price in our reviews.

Best Lens for GH4 [2021 Review]

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18/05/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for GH4 in the market, taking into account their focal length, aperture and stability in our reviews.

Best Lens for Canon 70D [2021 Review]

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17/05/2021
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The Canon EOS 70D is a feature-packed dual-pixel camera that works for a variety of photography styles. With this versatility, you will need the best lens for 70D. That's why we're sharing the top-rated lenses for Canon 70D, along with their features, best assets, and even downsides.

How to Deselect in Photoshop

14/05/2021
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While editing an image in Photoshop, your workflow consists of numerous actions for which you have to switch between layers. To work individually with a layer, Photoshop provides several tools which let you select and deselect at your convenience. Learning how to deselect in Photoshop using different methods can help you improve your post-production workflow.

Best Flash for Canon 80D [2021 Review]

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14/05/2021
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Like other inbuilt flashes, the Canon 80d’s pales compared to what an external flash can offer. Set at a Guide Number of 12m at ISO 100, it can’t meet your long-range lighting needs. Below are our reviews for the best flash for Canon 80D with carefully picked alternatives for optimal real estate illumination.

Best Flash for Nikon D3200 [2021 Review]

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14/05/2021
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The Nikon D3200 laid the foundation for the introduction of new features of DSLR cameras such as wireless adapters. However, its flash could be better. With the best flash for Nikon D3200, you will be able to eliminate shadows and create sharper images.

Best Lens for Canon T3i [2021 Review]

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14/05/2021
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Treating us to many shooting modes, HD movie capture, and an articulated screen, and more, the Canon T3i has many attractive attributes to improve picture quality. Have you ever wondered what’s the best lens for Canon T3i to help you make the most of this camera? Dive in!

Best Yongnuo Flash for Nikon

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14/05/2021
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Yongnuo flashes are some of the best third party flashes for Nikon cameras and the brand offers a wide range of flashes for Nikon DSLRs. However, with the great number of models available in the market, it’s hard to choose just one that’s right for you. In this article we will help you choose the best Yongnuo flash for your Nikon camera.

Best Flash for Nikon D5500 [2021 Review]

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14/05/2021
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The Nikon D5000 series has been one of the best options for real estate photographers who wanted highly featured, compact, and capable cameras. With that in mind, we'll show you how to choose the best flash for your Nikon D5500, as well as the factors to remember when doing so.

Best Low Light Lens for Canon [2021 Review]

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14/05/2021
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Selecting the best low-light lens for Canon involves numerous considerations starting with compatibility. A burst of brightness is not enough, and you need other features like the right focal length to get an option that’s good for real estate photography.

Best Flash for Sony A7 [2021 Review]

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14/05/2021
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Though presenting solid attributes like an astounding 0.6 recycle time, a power range extending to 1/256, and a 60m guide number at ISO 100, the Sony A7 has an insane price and flash that could be better. Take advantage of our best flash for Sony A7 reviews to pair this camera with superb alternatives without emptying your wallet.

Best Yongnuo Flash for Canon [2021 Review]

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12/05/2021
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Canon external flashes tend to be expensive, so if you're looking for an affordable alternative, Yongnuo flashes can also provide a significant amount of light. This is why we're giving tips on how to choose the best Yongnuo flash for Canon, as well as options for different shooting needs.

Best Lens for Canon 7D Mark II [2021 Review]

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12/05/2021
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The Canon 7D Mark II is a semi-pro DSLR with an APS-C sensor and fast autofocus. However, its inbuilt flash misses the mark with narrow and uneven coverage, forcing you to compensate with a less than average positive exposure. To make the most out of this great camera, you’ll the best lens for Canon 7D Mark II so you can take high-quality real estate photos.

Best Flash for Canon 70D [2021 Review]

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11/05/2021
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With its Guide Number at only 12m, the inbuilt flash for Canon 70d limits your ability. Add on more requirements like tilting capabilities and TTL support, and you realize the importance of an external flash for your Canon 70d. Below are our choices for the best flash for Canon 70D.

How to Ungroup in Photoshop

11/05/2021
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Understanding how to work with layers is crucial if you want to learn Photoshop. One of the features you will frequently use in image processing is grouping and ungrouping layers. Understanding how to ungroup in Photoshop will give you a better grasp at organizing your editing workflow.

How to Select All Layers in Photoshop

11/05/2021
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Layers are essential in Photoshop Workflow, which allows us to take our creativity up a notch. You need to learn the ropes of using Photoshop layers if you want to ace ingenious image editing. If you want to work on multiple layers simultaneously, you need to learn how to select all layers in Photoshop.

How to See Original in Lightroom

10/05/2021
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Frequently reverting to the original image is an integral part of photo editing. You need to see how your edits are bringing changes in a photo and whether all the effects are well worth it. Knowing how to see the original in Lightroom will allow you to contemplate your editing in a better way.

How to Add ICC Profiles to Lightroom CC

10/05/2021
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There are a lot of things to consider if you decide to print your images using Lightroom. Besides your printer settings and monitor calibration, you also need to install print paper profiles. Read on to learn how to add ICC profiles to Lightroom CC to make your print process easier.

How to Make Photos Pop in Lightroom

10/05/2021
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Thanks to technological advancement and photo editors like Lightroom, image processing opens unlimited opportunities for us. We can edit our photos the way we like and transform them from an ordinary image to something worth watching. We will walk you through how to make photos pop in Lightroom to heighten their visual appeal.

Best Flash for Canon T6i [2021 Review]

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10/05/2021
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The Canon EOS Rebel T6i is among the brand's best-selling entry-level cameras. However, its built-in flash only fires in a single direction. To boost your flash system, we're reviewing the best flash for Canon T6i so that you can take more evenly exposed images.

How to Calibrate Your Monitor for Lightroom

10/05/2021
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Editing in Lightroom or Photoshop relies heavily on the display device, that is, your monitor. If it is calibrated, the color contrast, saturation, and tones of the image are shown accurately. Otherwise, the screen display will not be closer to reality, plus the print of these images will be drastically different than what you imagined.

Best Flash for Nikon D7200 [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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The Nikon D7200 is one of the most versatile DX-format DSLR that caters to photography and video users. We are going to help you choose the best flash for Nikon D7200 to improve your photography skills.

How to Add Snow in Lightroom

07/05/2021
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As a photographer, adding effects to your photos during post-production is so much fun. In Lightroom Classic CC, you can create effects like sunshine, rain, snow, or other weather effects no matter in which season the photo was captured. Learn how to add snow in Lightroom to set a dreamy winter mood in your images.

How to Flip a Photo in Lightroom

07/05/2021
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There are times when you want to unleash your creativity as a photographer and create flipped photos for an eye-catching effect. Flipping real estate photos is a great way to transform the orientation of a photo which builds the buyer’s interest. If you want to know how to flip photos in Lightroom, read on to learn the process.

Best Flash for Sony A7II [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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We reviewed the best flash for Sony a7ii in the market, taking into account their guide number, flash zoom, and recharge speed in our reviews.

Best Lens For BMPCC [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for BMPCC in the market, taking into account their best features, quality, and price in our reviews.

Best Flash for Nikon D500 [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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We reviewed the best flash for Nikon d500 in the market, taking into account their best feature, price, and quality in our reviews.

Best Lens For Nikon D7100 [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for D7100 in the market, taking into account their lens type, focal length and image stability in our reviews.

Best External Flash for Canon SL 1 [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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We reviewed the best external flash for Canon SL1 in the market, taking into account their recycle time and guide number in our reviews.

Best Lens for Canon T5i [2021 Review]

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07/05/2021
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We reviewed the best lens for Canon T5i in the market, taking into account their aperture, focal length and zoom lens in our reviews.

Best Flash for Sony A6000 [2021 Review]

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06/05/2021
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We reviewed the best flash for Sony a6000 in the market, taking into account their tilt rate, recharge power and HSS in our reviews.

How to Open RAW Files in Lightroom

06/05/2021
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Learn how to open raw files in Lightroom with the help of this article, which includes our top tips, recommended actions and guided steps.

How to Rate Photos in Lightroom

06/05/2021
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Learn how to rate photos in Lightroom with the help of this article, which includes our best tips, guided steps and recommended actions.
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