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10 Things to Photograph on Every Vacation

When traveling on vacation, or “holiday” as they say in Australia, there are certain things I recommend photographing to showcase your experience and the destination. On my recent trip to Australia, sponsored by Tourism Queensland, I used a combination of equipment explained in our perfect pack list for photographers to capture this “opportunity of a…


The Equipment Dilemma: The Lightweight VS The Heavyweight (Which Are You?)

Do you carry a lot of gear or travel lightly? Here’s travel dilemmas I often face.


Newborn Photography Group Mentoring: The Start To Finish Workshop

If you are ready to take your newborn photography to the next level, then you don’t want to miss this opportunity! The “Newborn Photography Group Mentoring: Start to Finish Workshop”  is an online live course custom designed to improve your newborn photography.  This one-of-a-kind educational experience includes tips and secrets that will help you better…

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Editing Newborn Images in Photoshop Just Got Easier and Faster

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.


MCP Actions Is Changing The Way You Edit Newborns: Plus A Giveaway!

Coming next week – the only Photoshop action set you will ever need to edit newborn images.


Photoshop CS6 Beta: The Best Features for Portrait Photographers

Learn how Photoshop CS6 will help you edit faster and take your post processing to the next level.

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Lightroom 4 Now Available: The Good – The Bad – and The Best News

Find out what’s new for photographers in Lightroom 4 and what it means for you.


Find Out the Best Selling Photography Products Now

Find out the hottest selling camera and photo gear now!


Learn from the Paparazzi for Your Photography Business

Change the way you approach photography by learning from the paparazzi.


Photoshop Actions Work in Adobe’s Photoshop Elements 10

Find out if you should upgrade to Adobe’s Photoshop Elements 10 – learn the perks of the new version and how it can help you.


Like Actions? Don’t Buy Elements 9 from the Mac App Store

NEWS ALERT: Elements 9 sold by the Mac App Store does not allow the installation of actions into Photo Effects.


Best Android / Droid Apps for Photographers

Best Android / Droid Apps for Photographers MCP Actions recently featured the top iPhone apps for photographers.  If you missed it, it’s here.  The Android market has some of the same apps and a few similar ones.  Here is a list of some of the great apps available on your Droid phone, and best of…


Photographer’s Wall Display Templates: Wall Guides Available Now

Photographer’s Wall Display Templates: Wall Guides Now Available As soon as I set eyes on this product I knew it was something that you all would love as much as I do, which is why I am so excited to be announcing MCP’s partnership with Ariana Falerni, photographer and creator of the Photographer’s Wall Display…


How to Shoot Amazing Water Droplet Macro Photographs

How to Shoot Amazing Water Droplet Macro Photographs Want something fun to play around with when you’re stuck inside during these cold winter days? Try photographing water droplets from your kitchen sink! Though the results appear as “macro photography,” you do not even need a macro lens to do this fun activity. I used my…


The Best Photography and Editing iPhone Apps for Photographers

The Best Photography and Editing iPhone Apps for Photographers Here is a list of some great iPhone apps for photography, along with a brief description of each and current pricing, which if course may change. If you are looking to have some fun taking pictures with your iPhone, these apps will get going.  You just…

The Secret to Using Photoshop on an iPad and iPhone

The Secret to Using Photoshop on an iPad and iPhone

Photoshop on your mobile device? If you are interested, read on… Picture This: You want to edit photos on the go using Photoshop.  And you want to travel light.  You have your iPad or iPhone with you.  What do you do? Sure, you could use one of hundreds of light photo editing apps in the…


Beginner’s Photoshop Bootcamp: Online Group Classes

As most of you know, I teach Photoshop.  I offer a number of Photoshop Classes for photographers as well as one-on-one Photoshop training. Some of the classes I offer are: Learn All About Using Curves in Photoshop Color Fixing: Color Correction in Photoshop Color Crazy: Popping Colors in Photoshop Speed Editing: Learn Shortcuts to Edit…


Example of the New Content Aware Fill in Photoshop CS5

Photoshop CS5 has many new, exciting features for Photographers.  It will be available very soon, so pre-order your upgrade or full version now, so you can play right away.  As a beta tester, I have gotten to play with some of the fun new toys.  My favorite two are content aware fill (which you will…


FAQ: Informal Review of the Canon G11 P&S

By nature, I am not usually satisfied with point and shoot pictures.  I love having control of my images and like being able to shoot where and when I want.  I cannot stand the built in flash and red-eye that occurs when using these small pieces of equipment. So why even bother?  I decided I…


Blueprint of a Beautiful Senior – MCP Fan Share

Thank you for this Blueprint submission by Amanda Williams of In Your World Portraits. She edited this beautiful senior exchange student from Sweden using a few MCP Photoshop Action Sets to achieve her final result. Here are her steps: Magic Midtone Lifter from the Bag of Tricks Action Set Color Explosion from the Complete Workflow…

Lightroom 3 {Beta} Now Available

Lightroom 3 {Beta} Now Available

I twittered and posted to facebook the other day – but in case you missed the announcement, the Lightroom 3 beta program is available to the public. You do not need to own Lightroom. You can download the beta and use it until the product expires. The current Lightroom 3 public beta will expire on…


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