About Pixology Magazine

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In partnership with 5DayDeal photographers can get a free year (12 issues) of Tim Grey's Pixology magazine, starting with the October 2021 issue. Enroll for free to gain access to your issues of Pixology magazine. And come back to GreyLearning every month for each new issue in your free subscription.

Pixology is a monthly digital magazine featuring in-depth articles on a wide range of topics of interest to photographers. Pixology magazine contains no advertising--just great articles related to photography, workflow, organization, software tools, image optimization, gear, and more.

NOTE: Pixology magazine is included in the GreyLearning Ultimate Bundle, so if you subscribe to the Ultimate Bundle, you already have access to Pixology magazine on the My Dashboard page after signing in with your GreyLearning user name and password.

Here is a summary of some of the articles from recent issues:

  • Tips for getting better photos when panning with a moving subject (October 2021)
  • Using the powerful Curves adjustment in Photoshop to fine-tune color balance with a different adjustment in various areas of a photo based on tonal value (October 2021)
  • Updating the default adjustment settings in Lightroom Classic so you'll have better previews and an improved starting point for your photos (October 2021)
  • Making the most of the capabilities of Smart Objects in Photoshop without running in to some of the problems with this feature (October 2021)
  • The story behind a photo that required processing in order to match the mood of the experience around the photo (October 2021)
  • How to compare cameras that have sensors with different resolutions and different sizes (September 2021)
  • Using Quick Mask mode in Photoshop to refine or create selections (September 2021)
  • The safe way to move your Lightroom Classic catalog to a different storage location (September 2021)
  • A look at the pros and cons of the new Apple M1 processor being used in the latest computer models (September 2021)
  • The challenge of choosing a favorite photo from an extended trip visiting numerous locations (September 2021)
  • Rules of thumb for estimating exposure settings (August 2021)
  • Sharing photos via the synchronization of collections in Lightroom Classic (August 2021)
  • Using the Curves adjustment in Photoshop for optimizing tone for photos (August 2021)
  • Accessories for protecting your camera gear from water (August 2021)
  • The story behind a fun photo opportunity close to home (August 2021)
  • Understanding the concepts and application of noise reduction (July 2021)
  • Creating selections based on tonal ranges in Photoshop (July 2021)
  • Tips for "blue hour" photography (July 2021)
  • Using smart collections to create saved search results in Lightroom Classic (July 2021)
  • Options for creating selections automatically in Photoshop (June 2021)
  • How to use the face detection features to streamline the process of identifying the people who appear in your photos (June 2021)
  • Techniques for improving the accuracy of color at the time of capture (June 2021)
  • Tips for defining a strategy for the folder structure used to store your photos (June 2021)
  • Making sure your long exposures aren't too long, causing a loss of too much texture in the photo (May 2021)
  • Focusing your targeted adjustments based on color values, tonal values, or depth in the image using Lightroom Classic or Adobe Camera Raw (May 2021)
  • Top tips for using a "hidden" keystroke in Adobe Photoshop (May 2021)
  • Why my best photos often happen during the third (or later) visit to a location or subject (May 2021)
  • The story behind a unique view through a keyhole in Rome, Italy (May 2021)
  • Defining your strategy about whether and when to delete outtake photos (April 2021)
  • Learning about the various ways layer groups can be helpful when working with images in Photoshop (April 2021)
  • Various options for adding GPS location information to the metadata for your photos, including automatic, semi-automatic, and manual options (April 2021)
  • Methods for making your Lightroom Classic catalog available on more than one computer (April 2021)
  • Understanding how the lens aperture setting and shape impacts a starburst effect (March 2021)
  • Options that provide an alternative to the use of virtual copies in Lightroom Classic (March 2021)
  • A look at Photoshop for the Apple iPad tablet (March 2021)
  • How to use the PhotoPills app to plan a photo that includes a "supermoon" (February 2021)
  • How to create a tilt-shift blur effect in Lightroom Classic or Adobe Camera Raw (February 2021)
  • Review of a device that enables you to get online from virtually anywhere (February 2021)
  • A workflow that involves assigning red color labels to all photos (January 2021)
  • An explanation of the real cause of "Lens Compression" (January 2021)
  • Understanding settings for sharpening photos (January 2021)
  • And more!

We also provide a full list of articles in a PDF from all issues of Pixology magazine. 

Note that this course includes one free year (12 issues) of Pixology magazine beginning with the October 2021 issue for new customers from the 5DayDeal in 2021.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Pixology Article Index

    • Pixology Article Index

  • 2


    • November 2021 - Pixology Magazine

    • October 2021 - Pixology Magazine