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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 …

Photography

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” …

Tutorials

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 …

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 …

The best Photoshop brushes: 10 Photoshop brushes you need

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

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.” I am a person who uses street photography to better understand myself and my life. Every picture that I have photographed reflects my emotions, my feelings, and my experience at the moment it was made.<p>At first, I practiced street …

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 …

Software

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 …

Tutorials

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 …

Tutorials

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. …

Graphic Design

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 …

Tutorials

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 …

Photography

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 …

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 …

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

The Difference Between Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Here’s a 6-minute video from PiXimperfect that looks at the difference between the Levels and Curves functions in Photoshop. While the two may seem …

13 of the world's most beautiful libraries

European Travel

This app is like Shazam for fonts

WhatTheFont is a Shazam for fonts — a designer’s dream.<p>The app is a mobile version of the website previously developed by MyFonts, and recognizes any font you point at with your camera, including a variation of similar fonts to go with it. It also lets you buy the fonts you find directly through …

Quick Tips on How to Color Grade Your Photos Using Gradient Maps

Gradient maps are a powerful tool in Photoshop and when utilized correctly, make for a quick and easy way to effectively tone your images. Travel …

Tutorials

This Is What Mexico City Looked Like In The Mid-20th Century

A look back at the people and places of Mexico City in the '40s, '50s, and '60s.

Mexico

A Quick and Effective Photoshop Color Correction Technique

An image can have a global color cast for a wide variety of reasons, and there are a multitude of techniques for correcting such issues. This clever …

The Difference Between Vibrance and Saturation

To the untrained eye, the difference between the vibrance and saturation sliders is not immediately obvious. Jesús Ramirez of Photoshop Training …

How to Make Strong Black & White Images Using Gradient Maps

What is it about a good black and white? Similar to a waltz, monochromes are timeless and beautiful while maintaining a magical aesthetic. Waltzes, …

German resistance hero inspires anti-Trump street art

The vintage-style propaganda posters in Washington, DC take aim at white supremacism, racism – and Donald Trump. A daring act of resistance, or an …

Donald Trump

Mesmerizing street portraits from 1980s Mexico are a surreal glimpse of youth and style

Border capsules from Juarez, in a time before NAFTA<p>Strangeness is perhaps the feature of photography most difficult to pin down. We know it when we …

NAFTA

Gorgeous Female Portrait Photography by Steven Jonathan

<b>Steven Jonathan</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. “Late 2016 I started photography as a …

Photography

How to Easily Turn Your Signature into a Photo Watermark in Photoshop

Here’s a simple way to create a digital watermark using your signature that you can use as a Photoshop brush. This 5-minute video from Colin Smith of …

Tutorials