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Vintage Fonts Bundle: Your Go-To Resource for Old-School Typefaces

Download 46 font families with 161 unique vintage fonts—available for a very limited time at Pixelo.There’s definitely something charming and …

Typography

“Hey Mister, Want to Party?” – Pictures of Hookers on the Streets of New York City in the Mid-1980s

Remember when hookers all hovering around the tunnel as you were exiting the city. They’d come up to the car while you were sitting in traffic, and …

New York City

Explaining Exquisite Corpse, the Surrealist Drawing Game That Just Won’t Die

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky), Joan Miró, Yves Tanguy, and Max Morise, <i>Exquisite Corpse</i>, 1928. © 2018 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New …

How to Quickly Remove Any Color Cast in Photoshop

One of the most common issues that can destroy an otherwise good photo is a color cast. This short video demonstrates an easy way to salvage your …

Adobe makes lost Bauhaus fonts available for use in Creative Cloud apps

Adobe today announced that it is making available the first two of five fonts recently rediscovered from the historic Bauhaus school of design. The font families will be available to Creative Cloud users through Adobe Typekit.<p>Samsung Gear 360<p><i>The Hidden Treasures Bauhaus Dessau</i> is a project Adobe …

Typography

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …

Every Photographer Should Watch This Brief History of Light (2-Minute VIDEO)

They say that all photography is about light, which makes the below video must-viewing for photographers. Produced by The Atlantic and titled “A …

Photography

How Stranger Things got its retro title sequence

Kim Kardashian

Discover New Color Schemes and Filters in Photoshop

The way that you choose to manipulate color as an artist is one of the primary methods of making an image unique. If you are looking to improve the …

Tutorials

More Simple Secrets to Using the Powerful Curves Tool in Photoshop (VIDEO)

We’ve featured several tutorials on how to use the powerful Curves tool in Photoshop and Shutterbug readers keep asking for more so here’s another …

Here Are 5 Super Helpful Photoshop Tips You Probably Don't Know About (VIDEO)

The wonderful (and daunting) thing about Photoshop is its seemingly infinite number of editing features. And even the most serious Photoshop pros can …

Tutorials

Why 24-70mm lens sucks for wedding photography

24-70mm f/2.8 is a go-to lens for many wedding photographers. However, photographer Taylor Jackson has a different opinion. He believes that the …

Watch a Photographer's Photoshop and Lightroom Portrait Editing Workflow

Post production has been a significant part of photography ever since the beginning of the medium. Back before digital, it was all about how you …

These Fake Book Covers Based On Popular Songs Are Amazing

Would 100% read Hotel California.<p>Is there another song that you think would make the perfect book? Share in the comments below!

Books

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 …

Give Your Photos a Dramatic “Cinematic Effect” with This Simple Photoshop Technique (VIDEO)

The term “cinematic effect” refers to a popular method of editing photographs so they look like a frame grab from a movie. There’s no one “right way” …

37 Color Photos That Capture City Life of New York in the 1970s

These fascinating photos from nick dewolf photo archive that capture city life of New York in the 1970s.<br>Times Square<br>Times Square<br>Times Square<br>Wall …

Times Square

Here’s the Difference Between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation Tools and How to Use Them (VIDEO)

Many photographers are uncertain about the difference between Photoshop’s Vibrance and Saturation tools, and how to use them when editing images. If …

Tutorials

The Best Photoshop Brushes: 10 Photoshop Brushes You Need

March 04, 2018 2 Comments<p>Do you have the best Photoshop brushes in your collection? It’s an important question for any designer or illustrator. The …

Graphics

51 Wonderful Color Photos That Capture Everyday Life in Mexico in the 1950s

Here is a collection of color photos that shows street scenes of Mexico from the 1950s.<br>Burros on a street of Taxco, ca. 1950s<br>Boy at entry of hospital …

Stage of Light

“We all have to walk through the shadow in order to find the light.” One photographer’s search for balance and expression in his personal work made on the streets of an English city.<p><b>Photographs and text by Tan Kraipuk</b><p>“We all have to walk through the shadow in order to find the light.” I am a person …

Awards

14 Interesting Vintage Food Ads From the 1950s

In the U.S., far-reaching advertising trends were established in the cultural and economic environment of the 1950s. Traditional media such as radio, …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Watch: How To Efficiently Mask Hair From Busy Backgrounds In Photoshop

<b>Masking hair inside</b> Photoshop isn’t the simplest of tasks. Thanks to Photoshop Training Channel, you’ll learn some advanced hair masking techniques …

New to Pen Tool? This tutorial will help you master it in under 8 minutes

The Pen Tool allows you to cut out anything in Photoshop, and it’s especially useful with objects that have hard edges. However, many photographers …

6 fantastic editorial designs and what we can learn from them

Whether you’re designing a newspaper, newsletter, magazine or digital publication, the principles of good editorial design and layout are universal. …

Ten Photoshop tips in under ten minutes to help you improve any photo

What I like about Photoshop is that there often several ways to get the result you want. Nathaniel Dodson of Tutvid shares some of his favorite …

How to Brighten Portraits in Only 2 Minutes in Photoshop

Today Phlearn teach you a quick, effective way to brighten your portraits. Never again worry about the desaturated, unnatural skin tone that can come …

This is How One Photographer Dodges and Burns His Photos

Photographer and visual artist Antti Karppinen dodges and burns his photos using a single 50% natural gray layer in Overlay blending mode. By sharing …

Photography

How to Make a YouTube Video From Start to Finish

As a budding YouTuber myself, every time Peter McKinnon uploads a new video, I'm taking notes. His growth on YouTube has been nothing short of …

Tutorials