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The 10 Commandments of Portrait Photography

Call me cranky, but I don’t like the latest photography trends.<p>I love simple, classic portraiture, and I admire legendary photographers like Richard …

Photography

How to Precisley Match Colors in Photoshop

There are numerous ways to do any one specific job in Photoshop, but getting colors to match can be one of the more trickier tasks. In this video by …

Tutorials

Portrait Photography Lighting (4 Must Know Light Set-ups)

Portrait Photography Lighting Basics<p>Without a doubt, <b>light is the most vital tool</b> any photographer has at their disposal. Through the manipulation of …

Photography

What Self-Employed Canadians Need To Know When Filing Their Taxes

In today’s economic reality, young workers often have to settle for short-term contracts while earning less than they desire. Many turn to …

Personal Finance

Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

1/13<p>Healdsburg House by Feldman Architecture<p>Feldman Architecture completed the beautiful House in Healdsburg, a contemporary home that embraces the …

Architecture

Rektorat: a type family adapted from letterings discovered during a renovation

In 2001, during a renovation at the Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich, a set of original letterings were discovered hidden behind some wallpaper. The …

Typography

If You're A Portrait Photographer You Need To Watch This

If you are a portrait photographer, beginner or professional, the documentary "Darkness and Light" about Richard Avedon should be on the top of your …

Photography

A Look Inside CJ Hendry's Immersive "MONOCHROME" Exhibit in NYC

“A visual feast for the senses,” said the artist.<p>CJ Hendry is known for her hyperrealistic works that are mainly comprised of black and white pen drawings of everyday objects, while implementing her unique twists, such as snakeskin basketballs and dip-dyed Nike Air MAGs. The acclaimed New …

Art

Fontsmith releases its ambitious typeface, FS Industrie, available in 70 variants

London-based type foundry Fontsmith has released its most ambitious typeface to date, FS Industrie. Designed around five different widths and seven …

Typography

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

10 Visual Challenges to Boost Your Creative Photography

Fresh from HAPTIC DIGITAL: Annette Kim presents an awesome new visualization on 10 visualization challenges to boost your creative …

Street Photography

Five Fundamental Portrait Lighting Positions You Should Know

When you're first getting started with artificial lighting, knowing where to place the lights can be a bit daunting. This helpful video will show you …

Why You Need to Know the Difference Between Phase and Contrast Autofocus

If you often find that your camera's autofocus doesn't quite hit the spot, it might have something to do with the focus system you are using. Make …

The Secret Formula: The Marvel Cinematic Language Explained

Why are films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) a joy to watch? What makes Marvel Studios churn out great movies consistently? Is there a …

How much should photographers charge in 2018

How Much Should You Charge? Each year, I write and update this article for photographers. In my opinion, this post is more important than the latest …

Landscape Photography

This Brazilian Duplex Is Part Home-Part Art Installation

Yes, that swimming pool is in the apartment.<p>The architecture firm Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados were approached by a client in São Paulo with a specific request — they wanted their swimming pool to be inside their apartment. To make this happen the firm made full use of the double-height …

The Treebox is an amazing modern home set high up in the treetops

This gorgeous wooden home in Texas captures the experience of living high up in the treetops. Designed by Wernerfield, the PH2 Treebox is raised …

Architecture

Learn kerning basics in less than 2 minutes

Kerning has a huge impact on how your lettering is read by viewers, so it's important to get it right. Get your kerning wrong and at best you end up …

Typography

10 Fun Camera Hacks for Making Amazing Photographs of Man’s Best Friend (VIDEO)

There’s no faster way to pet-owners’ hearts than a beautiful photograph of their furry, loyal companions. In the quick video below, you’ll find 10 …

Design Professor Shares Witty Wisdom in Honest Charts About Creative Life

When you’re a graphic design student, you’ve got more questions than answers. They range from the technical queries, like how to use Photoshop, to existential crises that force you to consider (and reconsider) your entire creative practice. Mitch Goldstein, an Assistant Professor of Design at the …

How to Use a Projector as a Lighting Tool for Creative Portraits

In my opinion, there’s an extra layer of believability — a tangibility, if you will — to using practical effects as opposed to relying heavily on …

Tutorials

How To Take Studio Portraits With One Light & Basic Gear | No Fuss Tutorial

To those who don’t do it, studio lighting and off-camera flash seems like the last vestige of photography they want to dabble in. They like it <i>in</i> …

Tutorials

Edris House

Settled into a rocky outcropping, the Edris House is a mid-century oasis in the Palm Springs desert. The home was designed by architectural icon E. …

Architecture

8 DIY Lens Filters That Will Spice up Your Photos and Don’t Cost a Dime to Make (VIDE0)

Simple DIY camera hacks are among the most popular stories we post, because they enable photographers to spice up their work with simple homemade …

Hacking

What is Zone Focusing and How Do You Use It?

Zone focusing, or ‘scale focusing’, is the systematic pre-focusing of a lens at specific distance and aperture to achieve a sharp image. Arguably one …

Cameras

55 Hand-Picked Resources to Help You Learn Graphic Design Quickly

When I began out with learning design, I can remember being absolutely overcome by all the information that is out there. I was sure that knowing how …

Graphic Design

Helping Non-Photogenic Subjects to Relax: A Guide to Camera Shyness

Rating:<p>5.00 based on 2 Ratings<p>December 27, 2017 By Jonathan Ma<p>Helping Non-Photogenic Subjects to Relax www.sleeklens.com<p>One of the challenges of …

Self-help