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Creaticity: The trick to adding text to a print layout in Lightroom

It can be done, but it's a little tricky. Lesa Snider has two methods to share.

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How to make beautiful calendars with iPhoto

iPhoto's large, high-quality calendars make great gifts for friends and family, and they're easy to design.

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3 easy ways to fix a subpar photo

Try experimenting with color to improve so-so images. Lesa Snider has instructions for using iPhoto, Pixelmator, Photoshop Elements, and more.

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How to make copies of all your old camera's pictures

Perhaps you have images taken with a beloved old digital camera and would like to gather them all together. Chris Breen shows you how.

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6 easy ways to show off your best photos

Don't let your photos languish on your memory card or hard drive. Whip up a slideshow and share them with the world.

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How to edit photos with iOS 8's Photos app

iOS 8's Photos app is more than just a shoebox for your images. It contains some terrific editing tools as well. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

How to edit your photos with iOS 8's Photos app

iOS 8's Photos app is more than just a shoebox for your images. It contains some terrific editing tools as well. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Get to know iOS 8: New Camera tricks and a major overhaul of Photos

Check out what's new and improved in the Camera and Photos apps for iOS 8.

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Hip to be square: How to take great cropped photos on your iPhone

Want to shoot compelling square images? Check out these tips and tricks.

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Life after Aperture and iPhoto: What to do with your image library

Not sure what you should do with your iPhoto and Aperture library when both apps get the axe next year? Here's what you need to know about migrating from Apple’s (almost) discontinued photo applications.

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Ten tips for better fireworks photos

Everyone knows Independence Day fireworks are stunning in the sky, but capturing that glory in photographs can be tricky. Use these simple tips to bring their pop to your pictures.

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Lock your iPhone's camera into black and white

You don't need a $3 app to shoot beautiful monochrome photos on your iPhone: Here's a tip that will keep you shooting in black and white through the stock Camera app.

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How to shoot a meteor shower: Long-exposure photography tips

Want to capture some photographs of that upcoming meteor shower? Here are some tips for shooting in the dark using both a DSLR and your iPhone.

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How to adjust your iPhone camera's settings

Unlike a compact camera or a DSLR, your iPhone doesn’t let you adjust most of your image settings. That said, several tools within the Camera app (and other third-party programs) can aid you in taking very attractive pictures.