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Pirate Bay can now be accessed by UK users as CloudFlare SSL service trumps ISP blocks

Not only is the Pirate Bay back up and running, but now UK users of the internet's most notorious website used for illegal BitTorrent file sharing …

How I Created a Shot of Myself Falling in the Kitchen with Food Flying Everywhere

So I recently had this crazy idea in my head and some free time. The idea was to have myself falling over in the kitchen with tea and biscuits flying …

Portrait Tutorial: How to Dial in the White of the Eyes in Photoshop

They say the devil’s in the details, and one of the most crucial details of any portrait is the eyes. You want to make sure that the eyes in your …

10 Things That Should Always Be In Your Camera Bag: Packing Like a Pro

No matter what you are going to shoot, you can't foresee the weather, right? Weather isn’t the only problematic aspect of photoshooting. Many other …

What do you do if your pictures are used without your consent on social networks?

Two women’s social media profiles unwittingly became part of a sexting sting which led to the resignation of a Conservative MP this week.<p>The Sunday Mirror’s editor-in-chief Lloyd Embley has since apologised for the unauthorised use of the women’s pictures, which were used by a freelance reporter to …

The 5 Lightroom Shortcuts Everyone Needs To Know

<i>Editor’s Note: We’d like to officially welcome Zach Sutton to the Photofocus authors team. Zach is a photographer and educator who specializes in</i> …

50% OFF Trick Photography eBook and Video Course!!!

Searching for a complete instructional guide on how to take breathtaking special effects shots?<p>Say no more. This eBook entitled Trick Photography and …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

Video Tutorial: How to Make the Most of a Polarizing Filter

Polarizing filters are a piece of gear that some photographers swear by and others don’t touch. One reason why might be the various misconceptions …

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

Beautiful and Striking Landscape Images Reveal Nature's Wonders

Photographer Marc Adamus is noted for his landscape images that are vivid and full of drama and artistry thanks to a lifelong passion for nature. …

Back to Basics: Your Camera’s Histogram Explained

The ability to read and understand your camera’s histogram is a skill every beginner should master early. And for those of you just starting out, …

Photoshop Playbook: Warping, Distorting & Directly Manipulating Images

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40 Photoshop Tutorials for Learning Photo Editing

<b>Photoshop</b> can be an invaluable tool to a photographer, regardless of whether you are looking to do subtle touchups or more involved photo editing and …

Back to the Basics: A Simple Workflow for Rating & Flagging Images in Lightroom

No matter how many years you’ve been a photographer or what level you’re on, sometimes it’s important to get back to the basics. To help do just …

Short Tutorial Teaches You a Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop

There are many options for recovering shadow detail in post, but if you still haven’t settled on one or you want a technique that will give you more …