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This month’s prizes:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate

The Nikon Z6 will be available this Friday for $1999 (so get in line!)

 
 

The Nikon Z6 will become available for purchase on Friday November 16 at a very competitive price of $1999 for the body-only. Though we are still testing this camera and formulating our thoughts on it, if you're...

Nikon Z6 Gallery Images: Real-world sample photos straight from the Sunshine State!


Click here to see our Nikon Z6 Image Gallery

 
 

Earlier this week, we shared our First Shots series of lab sample images from the new Nikon Z6, but I've now had a chance to take this new 24MP full-frame mirrorless...

Black Friday Camera Deals for 2018 - updated daily!


 
 

Black Friday 2018 is on its way! This year, the day which officially marks the start of the holiday shopping season falls on Friday, November 23rd. And as usual, we're happy to bring you our annual roundup of all of the best camera deals we've spotted. You'll want to bookmark this page and return often, as...

ON1 Photo RAW 2019 available now: Faster workflow, improved raw processing and much more

 
 

ON1 has released their brand-new ON1 Photo RAW 2019 photo editing software. This subscription-free editor includes many new features, including a faster workflow, integrated layer support, AI-powered Lightroom migration tools and much more.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the new features in ON1 Photo RAW...

The Nikon Z6 will be available this Friday for $1999 (so get in line!)

 
 

The Nikon Z6 will become available for purchase on Friday November 16 at a very competitive price of $1999 for the body-only. Though we are still testing this camera and formulating our thoughts on it, if you're curious what you can expect from it, we recently published a large gallery of images that you can...

Nik Collection by DxO 2018 updated to version 1.1, includes improved compatibility and stability

 
 

In 2017, DxO announced that the French imaging solutions company had acquired the Nik Collection and all associated technologies from Google, who had long let the popular plug-in suite go largely ignored. For many photographers, the lack of updates to the Nik Collection from Google meant more compatibility and...

The hard mix blend mode in Photoshop is worth a second look

 
 

If you’re experienced with Photoshop, you likely know that the software has many different kinds of blend modes, all producing different results and offering varied capabilities. However, even very advanced users often find several blend modes which fit into their workflow and rarely venture outside their...

Irene Rudnyk’s top 10 Photoshop tips and tricks for editing and retouching portraits

 
 

Portrait photographer and educator Irene Rudnyk has a lot of excellent photography and photo editing tutorials on her YouTube channel. In addition to her varied skillset, she has also dialed in an efficient and effective portrait-editing workflow. As part of her workflow, there are certain edits she performs to...

Learning Adobe Lightroom CC: Comparing Lightroom CC’s features against Lightroom Classic

 
 

Last year, Adobe introduced a new desktop photo editor, Lightroom CC, which is a simpler, more streamlined version of Lightroom. The original Lightroom has since been rebranded as Lightroom Classic CC. Compared to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom CC launched with pared-down features, although Adobe has been...

How to whiten teeth and remove dark circles underneath eyes quickly and easily using Photoshop

 
 

We’ve all seen portraits where the subject has teeth so white and bright that they look like they’re glowing. It’s unrealistic but also a little tricky to avoid if you aren’t being careful during retouching. Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect has created a new video tutorial showing off the “best way to whiten teeth in...

Two Minute Tips: How to use a color checker to get accurate color in every shot

 
 

In last week’s episode of Two Minute Tips with David Bergman, we learned about using a gray card to nail your exposure, particularly in situations where a camera’s metering system can come up short. This week, Bergman is focused on color, specifically how to use a color checker to dial in accurate colors in any...

Making a splash: Tips for capturing stunning splash photos using the MIOPS Splash Kit

 
 

With the help of photographer and educator Jay P. Morgan and the team at The Slanted Lens, you can learn to capture beautiful splash photography photos using various lighting techniques and with the aid of the MIOPS Splash Kit. The splash kit is an all-in-one kit for creating consistently great water drop images....

Want a different angle for earning prize money in our photography contest? Just aim for a certain day!

 
 

Our Photo of the Day contest is a terrific way to hone your skills as a photographer and get recognized for your hard work out in the field. It’s also a great way to earn prize money that can be put towards that next awesome lens you’ve been dreaming about! But to get a chance at the prizes, you must first be...

Taking total control over your black and white photography in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC

 
 

Black and white photography is far more than simply lowering the saturation of your images. In film days, you could use different filters on your lens to create different looks to your black and white images, making certain colors brighter or darker. With digital photography, it’s much simpler, with many photo...

Nikon Z6 Gallery Images: Real-world sample photos straight from the Sunshine State!


Click here to see our Nikon Z6 Image Gallery

 
 

Earlier this week, we shared our First Shots series of lab sample images from the new Nikon Z6, but I've now had a chance to take this new 24MP full-frame mirrorless camera out into the field and bring you a wide variety of real-world images. Over the past few days,...

Review: The DJI Mavic 2 Pro is the Best Drone Ever Made

 
 

I urge you to watch our video review of the Mavic 2 Pro, because just talking about it without seeing its capabilities doesn't really do justice to it. Once you are done watching it, I can't imagine many of you are going to argue with me when I say that the DJI Mavic 2 Pro is an outstanding product. Amazingly,...

Thrifty Thursday: Canon, Nikon & Sony deals including Sony A7 II with 28-70mm lens for under $1,000

 
 

As the holidays get closer, the deals around the web continue to get better. Today, we have an assortment of deals covering cameras and lenses from Canon, Nikon and Sony, plus a nice deal on Wacom tablets, if you are interested in improving your photo editing experience. Let’s get right to it.

Canon Deals – Get a...

Interview: Sony’s Kenji Tanaka on why Sony doesn’t worry about competitors, plus AI and AF


 
 

I had a chance to catch up with Sony's Kenji Tanaka at the Photokina trade show in Cologne, Germany back at the end of September, and have finally managed to get the transcript of that interview into shape to share with our readers. (Huge thanks to IR Senior Reviews Editor Mike Tomkins, for his help with the...

Add realistic sun rays to your images using the built-in sun rays filter in Skylum Luminar

 
 

In an ideal world, when you wanted sun rays in a landscape image, nature would provide the perfect conditions. However, it rarely works out that way out in the field. Fortunately, with photo editing software, it is possible to accentuate natural sun rays or even add natural-looking rays during your post-processing...

Advanced tips and tricks for Adobe Photoshop CC with Julieanne Kost

 
 

At Adobe MAX 2018, Adobe evangelist, photographer and educator Julieanne Kost held a session covering many advanced tips and tricks for Photoshop CC. You can see additional sessions from Adobe MAX 2018 by clicking here

In the video below, Kost showcases Photoshop techniques, little-known features and different...

Content-Aware Fill in Adobe Photoshop CC 2019: How to get the most from the revamped tool

 
 

In the recent release of Adobe Photoshop, which is called Photoshop CC 2019, there was a big update to a tool called “content-aware fill.” In his newest video going in depth with Photoshop CC 2019, Colin Smith of PhotoshopCAFE breaks down the changes Adobe has made to content-aware fill and also discusses how you...

Two Minute Tips: Using a gray card to get a perfect exposure every time

 
 

Wouldn’t it be great if you could nail your exposure every single shot? With the aid of an 18 percent gray card, such as this one from X-Rite, you can. 

Below, photographer David Bergman shows us how to use a gray card in the newest episode of Adorama’s Two Minute Tips. When photographing a bright subject, such...