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A Complete Guide to Lightroom CC

Adobe recently released the latest version of the desktop version of Lightroom, which is now dubbed "Lightroom Classic CC." Alongside it, they …

The Next Week, More Burning Man Photos

Well, maybe you are getting tired of these by now? Here’s another set along with captions.<p>The tree in the middle of the desert glowed all day and all …

Painting with Light: A Photographer Shoots for Art

<i>Wallace Wyss is both a working photojournalist and a fine artist. Here he explains how he uses light to create “art” with photographs, which are then</i> …

Peter Lindbergh: ‘I don’t retouch anything’

The photographer who created the supermodels talks to Tamsin Blanchard on the eve of his exhibition<p>Flying into Rotterdam as the early mist hangs over the seemingly endless docks, it strikes me that this is an appropriate location in which to meet the photographer Peter Lindbergh. This is the man …

How to Make Your Existing Photos Shine in Post Production in The Next 20 Minutes (Lightroom Special)

Post production is a massively important part of every serious photographers workflow and is something you ignore at your peril. While it will not …

The 7 best backpacks for travelers

It's versatile enough to handle your needs, and basic enough to take anywhere and everywhere.<p>You don't need to trek through the wilderness or across entire continents to be a backpack person — maybe rolling a suitcase through a crowded terminal just isn't your forte. (Though if it is, there are …

Backpacking

Tips to Help You Start a Successful Photo Blog

As you learn more about using your camera, and start taking beautiful pictures, you might also want a way to share them with the rest of the world. …

Google Photos

Performing for the Camera review – pain, passport photos and genital panic

Tate Modern, London From a femmed-up Marcel Duchamp to Joseph Beuys in a fisherman’s vest, there is plenty of humour in this survey of artists acting up for the lens – but it’s the theatre of ordinary life that moves the most<p>Some 17 years ago, I sat in a chair and watched the artist Jemima Stehli …

How to Use the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport to Obtain Perfect Color

There are two ways you can approach color reproduction in photography. The first is to try and reproduce the colors of the subject as accurately as …

Tutorials

Photographer Shows That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

"I wanted to show women -- despite what society tells them -- that getting older only makes them stronger and more beautiful and that they should own that."<p><i>Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work.</i><p>Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series …

Six real-world inventions that are way cooler than sci-fi

Our world doesn't look much like the ones envisioned in sci-fi flicks like <i>Star Trek</i> or <i>Back to the Future</i>, let alone the latest installment of <i>Star Wars</i>. Kids aren't buzzing around on flying skateboards, and we aren't dueling with light sabers.<p>But who needs movies when real-world innovations are way …

Dreamy Portraits Of Nudes By Hannes Caspar

Berlin-based fine art photographer Hannes Caspar captures dreamy portraits of women in subtle light.Read more

Fine Art

10 incredible rail journeys you've probably never heard of

Trains

12 Intimate Photos Of Young Love Around The World

Proof the magic of love has no borders.<p>A new photography book explores the magic of young love -- and it's absolutely breathtaking.<p>Created by Danish photographer Karen Rosetzsky, <i>Young Love</i> features photos of couples between the ages of 15 and 25. Over the course of three years, Rosetzsky …

Top 10 Submissions #3

Since we’re always on the lookout for exciting projects from creatives, we recently launched a nifty submission tool so artists, photographers, …

The 8 Coolest Microneighborhoods in the World

These chic little corners are the beating hearts tucked within global hot spots—walkable enclaves densely packed with of-the-moment fashion, food, …

Design

How well do you know the Lightroom interface? Take this quiz and find out

When you’re new to Lightroom there are lots of things about the Lightroom interface that contribute to its steep learning curve. Most Lightroom users …

Tutorials

The 10 most popular destinations for escaping the cold this winter

It happens some time around Feb. 10.<p>Winter loses its appeal, and the cold weather is no longer beautiful, romantic, crisp or exhilarating. It is just …

Walter Rothwell's Panoramic Street Photography

<i>All images by Walter Rothwell. Used with permission.</i><p>When we look at street photography, it’s often in squares and proper rectangles that are very …

Street Photography

Intel and Warner Bros. sue Chinese company for stripping out video encryption

How do you show users a movie online without letting them make a copy? For streaming services like iTunes, Amazon, and Netflix, the answer has been High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), an Intel-owned system that encrypts the video stream on its way to your screen, preventing it from …

11 TED Talks on Photography Worth Watching

Need some inspiration to start off the new year? Try these 11 TED talks on photography.<p><b>1. Anastasia Taylor-Lind: Fighters and Mourners of the</b> …

Delightful Illustrations Are Playfully Completed with Everyday Objects

Artist Jesuso Ortiz creates colorful illustrations using everyday objects in a delightfully clever way. The Spain-based creative employs a myriad of unconventional materials—from buttons to flowers to badminton birdies—and seamlessly integrates them into his images. Suddenly, these objects have …

How to Create That Urban High Contrast Desaturated Look in Lightroom

One of the more popular styles on Instagram is urban photography that sports a high contrast look with some desaturated colors. When trying to …

Tutorials

Hollywood’s Christmas is being ruined by unprecedented leaks

Tarantino’s <i>The Hateful Eight</i> and Alejandro González Iñárritu's <i>The Revenant</i> starring Leonardo DiCaprio have already leaked online ahead of their Christmas Day openings. Two blockbuster films joined by a list of titles leaked this week including <i>Creed</i>, <i>Legend</i>, <i>In the Heart of the Sea</i>, <i>Joy</i>, <i>Steve Jobs</i>,</i> …

Enhance a bland sky in a photo

For more exciting skies in landscape images, you can fit a graduated neutral density (ND) filter over the camera's lens. This makes a dull sky look …

Tutorials

Global and Local Change Concept using Lightroom’s Dehaze

When preparing an image to edit, it’s best to think in terms of Global — applying an effect to the entire image — and Local changes — applying an …

Tutorials

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

5 under-the-radar beach towns to visit in Florida

Here's the thing about Florida: You visit time and again, and you're quite sure you know the state and its glorious sandy stretches pretty well. But there's always a surprise waiting for those who stray from the classic Panama City-Orlando-Miami-Key West stops.<p>From Atlantic coast enclaves that …

Rainfall

It may soon be easier to sneak your Airbnb guests past the doorman

Large corporately run apartment buildings offer a certain kind of appeal. The units are standardized and the service predictable, which is reassuring in that same way that a latte from Starbucks is. The perks are often better -- the monthly rent may come with access to a gym, a pool and a community …