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How to Use the Paint Shop Pro Rectangle Tool

If you want to use Paint Shop Pro rectangle tool then you have to follow some simple steps. Paint Shop Pro 9 is the ideal version to work with rectangular shapes.  Here's tutorial for how...[more]

4 Tips for Advertising Your Photography

Advertising photography work is crucial for the exposure of your business or freelance services. From local advertising to the Internet, it does not require a huge budget to expose your work to potential customers. Follow...[more]

How to Sell Photos through a Personal Website

If you are looking to make money through your website and photography work, learning how to sell photos on your personal website will allow you to increase business. Follow these steps to sell photos on...[more]

Choosing a Lighthing Kit for Headshots

Choosing a lighting kit for headshots is a great first step in building the foundation of your photography lighting arsenal. It is important that you buy quality equipment because these lights will become your workhorse. You...[more]

Can You Claim Photography Equipment on Taxes?

Can you claim photography equipment on taxes? The answer is yes. In an industry where most people are freelance and work for themselves, claiming equipment and other work-related expenses on your taxes is a huge...[more]

How to Make a Brochure to Sell Photography

Your brochure of photography should clearly convey your best work to attract customers. Just as a website and business cards are crucial to your marketing plan, an effective brochure is also important.  Follow these steps...[more]

Photo Printing: Why You Should Buy Photos Online

With the emergence of online businesses, there are increasingly more reasons why you should buy photos online.  From financial reasons to a simpler, more convenient process, buying photos online is a great alternative to going...[more]

How to Increase Business as a Photographer

In the competitive field of photography, it may be difficult as a photographer to increase business.  With little time and so much competition, you may feel overwhelmed with the task of growing your business or...[more]

How to Market an Event Photography Business

To successfully market your event photography business, you will need to be active in advertising and develop a strong web presence. In time, you will find your business reaching a wider audience to help your...[more]

How to Profit from a Photography Website

Your website photography is one of the most important aspects of your business, if not the most important.  Enhancing your website and optimizing it to make money can be accomplished in a few ways. Follow...[more]

How a Stock Photography Website Works

A stock photography website uses a database of images of fulfill the needs of its audience. These images may be purchased and viewed in two ways: as a royalty-free (RF) or rights-managed (RM) image.OverviewThe website...[more]

How to Sell Photos Over the Internet

In order to sell photos on the Internet, you must be able to take good stock photos and use the company's website. Choose the right photo agency to ensure you will maximize profits. Follow these...[more]

How to Market Your Headshots

Headshots remain an effective way to draw in potential customers. For those in theater, film and television, your business can develop from potential customers in these areas and beyond.  Follow these guidelines to market your...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: How to Give an Extreme Makeover

With the help of a Paint Shop Pro tutorial, you can learn how to do just about anything with a photo. You can alter an image to make it look the way you want, depending...[more]

Easy Photo Editing Strategies With Big Results

When it comes to editing in Photoshop there's an endless array of ways to improve your photographic image. This article will present easy photo editing strategies anyone can use for maximum results. One of the...[more]

Networking Tips for Wedding Photography

Wedding photography can be a great way to increase business as a freelance photographer. To get more business, you need to expose more people in your area to your work. Follow these tips to increase...[more]

Finding Clients for Your Photo Studio

In order to maintain a successful photo studio, you must serve a number of clients in your business.  Advertising can be manifested in different ways, from traditional to viral and alternative forms of advertising.  These...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Professional Strength Tools

This simple paint shop prop tutorial will go over a few easy ways to use professional strength tools to make your photos look amazing. These tools are easy to use as long as you know...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: How to Remove a Background

When you wish to do something as simple as remove background on your photographs, Paint Shop Pro has a tutorial for that. You can add or subtract any type of object in your photographs, depending...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Photo Fixing Basics

This Paint Shop Pro tutorial will go over some tips and suggestions for fixing some basic issues with your digital photographs. Many little things can easily go wrong when you are taking your digital pictures,...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Tubes

This Paint Shop Pro tutorial is going to focus on how to obtain and incorporate tubes into your paint shop work. Tubes refer to general clip art graphics you can insert into your digital photo...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Selection Using Pen Tool

In this Paint Shop Pro tutorial, the pen tool will be covered with regards to making selections. This is one of the more complicated tools available in Paint Shop Pro, but for those that can...[more]

Paint Shop Pro: Pencil Sketch Look

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial can teach you how to do any number of things. You can alter a photo with several different kinds of effects. A pencil sketch can add an artistic edge to any...[more]

How to Create Caricature from a Photo in Paint Shop Pro

Caricatures are fun, and with Paint Shop Pro you can create a caricature from photos fairly easily. All you need is to have a photo saved on your computer and the Paint Shop program. The...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Spot Focus Using Radial Blur

Creating spot focus with Paint Shop Pro is easy to do. This will allow you to bring one particular element of your photo in to focus, while letting the background blur away. The technique looks...[more]

How to Add Glowing Graphic Edges to Your Photos in Paint Shop Pro

Graphic edges can easily be added to your photos if you have knowledge about paint shop pro. You can add glowing edges to any picture in your collection in just a few steps. Below you...[more]

How to Add Scan Lines to a Photo in Paint Shop Pro

Adding scan lines to a photo can give it a very unique look. There may be several reasons you might want to consider using this technique. This technique could be used for Paint Shop Pro...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Spicing Up Fruit Color

In this Paint Shop Pro tutorial, a very simple trick will be covered for turning the color of a single object (in this case, a yellow apple) to another color without losing all the wonderful...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Wild Look

Paint shop pro tutorial can help you to achieve many different effects to your photographs. With the right kind of knowledge about the effect you will be able to get any kind of look without...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: 70's Retro Look

Many looks can be obtained using the paint shop pro tutorial. Regardless of the style or the era you will be able to get your desired look with some knowledge about the right and necessary...[more]

How to Combine Images with Paint Shop Pro

There are many ways to combine images with Paint Shop Pro, depending on the end result you are looking for and what you are trying to accomplish. Here, we will examine one of the simpler...[more]

How to Make a Photo Appear to Be Inside a Glass Globe with Paint Shop Pro

Paint Shop Pro gives you many simple options to add effects and images to all of your photos, including a glass globe effect. This can take any photo you have and make it appear as...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Photo Escaping Boundaries

This article will serve as a Paint Shop Pro tutorial on how to create the illusion of an object coming out of the photo it is in. This article will walk you through the steps...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Photo Within a Photo

When using Paint Shop Pro it's best to view a tutorial photo before you begin some of these projects. Having something to base your photo off of will help you to get a better idea...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Backlight Effect

This is a Paint Shop Pro tutorial on how to create a backlight effect for your pictures. This will include both creating the light for your image, as well as casting basic shadows for objects...[more]

How to Prepare Selections for Special Effects in Paint Shop Pro

Knowing how to prepare a section of your photo for a special effect is more important than knowing how to do the actual effect. The selection tool will help you to select the desired area...[more]

How to Make Photographic Edges with Paint Shop Pro

Paint Shop Pro, especially the later versions, have several ways for users to create various photographic edges for their pictures. Below are details on how to create photographic edges using a mask layer. Step 1...[more]

How to Make a Brighter, Whiter Smile with Paint Shop Pro

One of the many things that you can do with Paint Shop Pro is give yourself and others a whiter smile. Using this feature is easy and can be done quickly if you have the...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Image Filters Tutorial: Unsharp Filter

Using image filters on Paint Shop Pro serves many purposes and can enhance your image in many different ways. There is a filter called the unsharp filter or the unsharp mask that helps to clear...[more]

How to Improve a Dull Photo with Paint Shop Pro

Improving a dull photo with Paint Shop Pro is not difficult. However, it does require you to use a few different tools that the software provides. This how to guide will walk you through the...[more]

How to Remove Scratches with Paint Shop Pro

Using the scratch removal tool on Paint Shop Pro to remove scratches is very effective. There are two types of scratch tool presets to choose from, one is for large scratches and the other is...[more]

How to Use the Paint Shop Pro Suntan Tool to Enhance Skin Color and Tone

Skin color tone is one of the many features you can alter in Paint Shop Pro. There is a suntan tool that will help you to change the skin color to any that you would...[more]

How to Fix a Blemish with the Paint Shop Pro Blemish Fixer

A blemish fix can easily be done with your Paint Shop Pro blemish fixer. Photo editing usually requires fixing several minute details. If you are not familiar with the tools, then this process could take...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Software: Time Machine Tutorial

With Paint Shop Pro software, you will be able to create a software time machine effect on any of your photos. In order to do this effectively, you will need to know the right steps...[more]

How to Use the Eraser Tool in Paint Shop Pro

The eraser tool can be used for several different projects in paint shop pro. You can choose the size of the eraser and zoom in as much as possible to get in to all of...[more]

Organizing Your Images with Paint Shop Pro

The Paint Shop Pro program is a wonderful option for image editing. The Paint shop pro does not just include the various tools to primp up the images with a new look, but it can...[more]

How to Touch Up a Photo with Paint Shop Pro

It's fairly simply to touch up photo with great mastery backed up with your imagination and creativity. If you will be doing it with Paint Shop Pro then, it is again a far more fascinating...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Using a Gradient in Images

If you are working with Paint Shop Pro, then you will find several default image gradient options. There are also options of creating your own set of custom gradients with the help of the fascinating...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Materials Palette

The Paint Shop Pro is one of the most effective tools for material selection. Several things can be done with the help of it, but it can seem little difficult to the beginners. Therefore, here...[more]

Paint Shop Pro Tutorial: Color Correction

Among the several types of flaws present in a picture, color issues are probably the most dominant. These problems mainly happen due to the inaccurate white balance. Paint Shop Pro is the amazing tool that...[more]