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Editing Images Taken with a DIY Reflector

Here’s some editing we did to enhance these images we took after using the DIY reflector — to make them pop even more.


Dollar Store Lighting for Photographers on a Budget

Using a simple DIY reflector fill board from a dollar store, you can get professional lighting results cheaply and easily.

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Photographers Beware: Text Message Scam

Don’t fall victim to this common scam against photographers. Here’s what it is and what you can do about it.

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Every Photographer Needs to Watch This Video: No More Railroad Photography

Photographers: Do not step on a railroad track for your next photography session. It could be your last.

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The Future of Mobile Editing: Creative Cloud Updates for Photographers

Adobe is stepping up its game with these new features for mobile editing, all included in your cloud photographer’s cloud based subscription.


Three Top Features in the New Elements 14

Learn if the new features in Elements 14 are must haves for your photo editing.


NEWS: Creative Cloud 2015 Released

Want to know what’s new in Creative Cloud 2015 from Adobe? Here’s the breakdown on the exciting additions to help your photography.


5 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Lightroom 6 / Lightroom CC

Lightroom 6 (AKA Lightroom CC) just got much better. This upgrade will save you time and make editing easier. Here’s how.


Holiday Gift Ideas For Photographers

  With the holiday prep in full swing, you may be looking for that ideal gift for that photographer friend of yours, or items to put on your own wish list. Below is a list of some great tools that I have on my own wish list, or that I have come across and thought…

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4 Go-To Poses for Senior Girls

Senior photography is super fun and can be very lucrative but it is challenging coming up with fresh new ideas. So today I’m going to share with you 4 sure-fire poses that work for just about any senior girl at any location.


Editing Newborn Photos in Lightroom Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

If you photography newborns, you need to have this Photoshop action set. It makes editing baby images quick – and help you get the looks you want.

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4 Go-To Poses for Senior Guys

Here’s 4 sure-fire poses for senior guys that work for just about any guy at any location.

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Photoshop CC 2014: What’s New?

Adobe released big summer news for photographers – Photoshop CC 2014. Access your photos from anywhere and have advanced mobile editing tools — plus cool new features for Photoshop. This summer you may change the way you edit your photos. The Photography Plan The photography plan is open to everyone – no requirements about whether you owned Photoshop…


Why You Might Need a Mirrorless Camera in Your Camera Bag!

Mirrorless cameras are really starting to hit the main stream. Should we be paying attention? What should we know about them?


Top 5 iPad Apps for Professional Photographers

Tools like the the iPad and other tablets give you the ability to e-mail clients, schedule shoots, present and sign releases, check the weather for shoots, proof photos, show clients virtual samples, take payments and much more all one one sleek and professional device! If you’re a photographer with an tablet, here are some iPad…


What You Need to Know About Photoshop Elements 12 Upgrade

Adobe has just released its latest version of PSE – Photoshop Elements 12. The most important thing to know about this new release: We have tested all MCP’s actions for Elements, and they work perfectly.  If you use Elements but don’t currently have any actions, check some out! Our most popular Elements actions are: Fusion Four…


How to Obtain Unique Images of Newborns and their Parents

How to Obtain Unique Images of Newborns and their Parents How many times do we see images of newborns and their parents that involve Mom or Dad holding the baby and looking straight at the camera and smiling? There is nothing wrong with this traditional form of family photography but it gets boring after a…


Get Technical: How to Photograph Toddlers

The technical aspects of shooting portraits of toddlers and kids. Lights, aperture, shutterspeed and lenses.


MCP Photography and Editing Challenge: Highlights from this Week

  Do you like to swim in the shallow end of the photography focal length pool? Do you wish for creamy, blurry backgrounds that seem to make your subject pop? Do you dial down to f1.4 or f2 to achieve it? Is it a detriment to the quality of your photos? This week we introduced a…


MCP Photography and Editing Challenge: Highlights from this Week

  This week’s photography challenge pays tribute to the succulent days of summer; the perfect time to enjoy may of life’s guilty pleasures. This week we invited you to snap a photo of your guilty little pleasure. Join us for the biweekly photography challenges. It is the perfect way to grow as a photographer, as…


Elements 11 Makes Installing and Using Photoshop Actions Easier

If you use PS Elements for editing, you may want to upgrade to Elements 11, the best version Adobe has made when it comes to using Photoshop actions.


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