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Ten rules for great iPhone photography

Whether you're an old pro or just starting out, here are ten tips to get great shots from the camera that's always with you.

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How to shoot HDR photos on your iPhone

Not sure what HDR stands for or why you might want to shoot it on your iPhone? Here's a quick primer.

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Photo editing 101: Master the layer mask

Layer masks are a great tool for hiding parts of images, adding color to black and white photos, and creating fun vignettes. Here's a quick primer on how to use this great tool in your digital image editing program of choice.

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How to speed up a slow iPhoto library

A casual photographer finds that his 10,000-image library causes iPhoto to slow to a crawl. Chris Breen offers a way to kick it into gear.

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How to process raw images in Photoshop Elements

How to make editing raw images part of your natural workflow with Photoshop Elements.

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How to print captions with your iPhoto images

Care to import, caption, and print your pictures with those same captions? iPhoto provides a way to do just that.

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Portrait retouching in five easy steps

How to use Aperture to create alluring photos of friends and family.

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How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

Tips and tricks for adjusting camera controls on your favorite camera phone.

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How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

Whether you're taking a self-portrait, or a photo of a family member or furry friend, these smart tips guarantee you'll put the best face forward.

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How to create a photo book with Lightroom 5

Tips and tricks for using the Blurb plug-in for a professional looking photo book.

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How to turn old photos into new holiday calendars

Digitizing film-printed images and gathering them into a calendar is a great way to make a gift and give these old photos some new life. We take you step-by-step from start to finish.