What Are Lightroom Presets?

Couple on a swing on a tropical beach.

Lightroom presets are an excellent way to transform your images in seconds. They make the photo editing process more efficient.

How to Open a PSD File

PSD file.

PSD is a file format that stands for Photoshop Document. A PSD file ends with .psd and can be opened with an image editor.

What Are Midtones in Photography?

Greyscale headshot with bokeh in the background.

In photography, midtones refer to the areas of the image between the shadows and highlights. It accounts for 50% of the tonal range.

What’s Cropping in Photography?

Back of a person sitting on a ledge facing mountains.

Cropping an image means adjusting the edges by removing unwanted parts to enhance the composition and improve the overall image.

How to Fix Grainy Photos

Grainy portrait of a person at night looking to the side.

Grainy pictures can be aesthetic. When it’s not intentional, it can ruin a photo. Learn what it is, along with how to prevent and remove it.

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