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Add a Missing Piece and Bold Colors in Photoshop

Give your images a POP of color and fill in a missing piece of your image in these easy to follow steps.

Photo by Thomas Martinsen

7 Essential Tactics When Starting Your Own Photography Business

Wondering how to start your own photography business? We’ve collected a list of essential things you may need to start a successful photography career.


Fun Photography Activity Using Fruit as a Prop

Have fun using fruit as a prop in this step-by-step photography activity — carve letters into fruit for your next summer themed photo shoot, BBQ or more.


How to Master the Art of Floating Fruit Photography

Have you always wanted to know how photographers get floating fruit photos? It’s easy to recreate with this step-by-step guide.

Use MCP's Manual Color Switcher action to get rid of color casts quickly and easily.

How to Vanish Color Casts using MCP Actions

There are many ways to correct color casts, but one quick way for great results is using the Manual Color Switcher action from MCP’s Inspire set. Watch this video to see how you can get quick and effective results too.

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How to Extend Space and Add a Photo Prop in Photoshop

Photoshop can turn ordinary into extraordinary. Add balloons, widen your canvas and make your image pop in these easy to follow steps.


The Poor Photographer’s Guide to Macro Photography

This is an easy, low budget way to get close-up shots without owning a macro lens. Learn this fun, effective method now.


How to Create a Panoramic Wrapped Picture

Recently, one of my friends shared with me a picture on Facebook that was labeled “Taking a Panoramic Picture while Rolling Down a Hill”.  It was of a gorgeous picture, supposedly taken with an iPhone while rolling down a hill.  She “challenged” me to see if I could do it, or more specifically, if my…

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How to Take Better Photos By Finding and Using Light in Your Home

Learn how using light, both natural and artificial light sources in your home, can create great photos.

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How to Successfully Edit Star Trails Images

Learn to edit star trail images using Adobe Lightroom and StarTraX software.

StarTrail North Star

How to Successfully Photograph Star Trails – Capturing the Night Sky

Learn how to successfully photograph star trails in light polluted areas using these steps.

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Making a Newborn Prop Photo Pop

This Blueprint was created by Blythe Harlan, an MCP Actions customer. She explains below how she has saved time using our products and she shared an example of how she edits her newborn photos using our products.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to make your own airplane photography prop.

Make a DIY Box Airplane Prop for Newborn Photography

Follow these step-by-step instructions to make your own airplane newborn photography prop.

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Too Expensive? How to Help Clients See the Value In Your Photography

Learn how to show your client your value – and why you are worth the price of your photography!


5 Ways You Can Use Periscope To Help Your Photography Studio

Learn how to use the new video streaming app Periscope to help your photography studio.

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How to Create Unique Easter Egg Composite Portraits

This blog post will teach you how to Photoshop your kids into eggs this Easter.

Mini Session Welcome Guide Template

How to Create a Welcome Guide Template Using Photoshop

Learn how to create your own client welcome guide template cover in four easy steps using Photoshop.

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Using Lens Image Stabilization to Get Sharper Shots

Learn if you need image stabilization and when to use it for sharper images.


Tips for Getting Paid as an Assistant or Second Shooter

Working as an Assistant or a “Third” or “Second” shooter can be a fantastic way to get started in photography. Here are Kat Forder’s tips for getting paid!

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The Essential Business Book List for Photographers

For established photographers and new business owners wanting to grow their businesses – check out our business book list for photographers.

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How to Choose Your Next Photography Workshop

Learn how to choose the best photography workshop for you.


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